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Overweight Container Logistics at the Ports of L.A. and Long Beach

Feb 21, 2019 / by Jerry Critchfield posted in Southern California Ports, West Coast Distribution, Port Logistics, Third Party Logistics, west coast warehouses, Transload, Inland Empire Warehouse, overweight

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Shipping containers across the ocean to the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach is a big job with a big impact on your company’s supply chain.  It can also come with a big price tag, especially when you’re dealing with overweight containers.  This price tag can be greatly reduced, however, by partnering with a third-party logistics provider (3PL) that specializes in overweight container logistics. 

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Finding the Optimal California Warehouse Space for Your Products

Oct 25, 2018 / by Weber Logistics posted in Southern California Ports, West Coast Distribution, San Diego Warehouse, Inland Empire Warehouse, Regional Logistics, Northern California 3PL, Distribution Center, Warehouse

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California.  A very big state with a very big population.  In fact, it’s the largest consumer market in the U.S. and thus a very sensible place to have a distribution center.  Making California even more sensible, from a distribution perspective, is the fact that most of the Pan-Pacific freight arrives via its ports.  For many companies, these combined facts make logistics strategy simple: place a DC in California close to the arriving port and the West Coast distribution riddle is solved.

Looking a bit closer, however, we can see that West Coast distribution isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution.  In this article, we’ll take a closer look at choosing the right California warehouse space for your company and the impact it has on your port-to-market speed.

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Weber Adds New Inland Empire Warehouse

Aug 9, 2018 / by Weber Logistics posted in Warehouse operations, C-TPAT, Cold Chain Managment, Inland Empire Warehouse, Temperature Controlled Warehousing, Food Logistics, Distribution Center, Warehouse

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Weber Logistics has opened a 300,000-square-foot warehouse in Eastvale, CA (Inland Empire Region) for distribution of food and consumer packaged goods for multiple clients.

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Southern California Warehousing for Importers

Feb 4, 2015 / by Connie Anderson posted in Southern California Ports, Port Logistics, Inland Empire Warehouse

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When importing goods into Southern California ports, getting cargo through Customs is just the start of the challenge.

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Inland Empire Leads Nation in Warehouse Space Leasing and Development According to Latest Data

Nov 27, 2013 / by Connie Anderson posted in Logistics Management, Warehouse operations, Inland Empire Warehouse

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Real estate investment firm Jones Lange LaSalle just came out with its Fall 2013 “Big Box Velocity Index.”  It measures both building activity and demand for industrial warehouse space across the U.S.   The report suggests the economy is rebounding, with demand for warehouses strong across the country, especially for buildings over 500,000 square feet.  According to the report, the overall industrial vacancy rate is the lowest since the 2nd quarter of 2008.

Southern California’s Inland Empire region leads the nation in occupancy gains in 2013, with 10.2 million square feet of space leased for
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Distribution Centers in the Inland Empire: Space hard to find, but more development is predicted

Mar 6, 2013 / by Connie Anderson posted in West Coast Distribution, eCommerce Fulfillment, Inland Empire Warehouse

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In a previous blog post, we discussed the Southern California warehouse market.  In this post, we want to focus on the Inland Empire region – the logistics hub of Southern California. Located about 50 miles east of Los Angeles, the region has 1.1 billion square feet of warehouse space. The traditional strength of the Inland Empire has been its access to the nation’s largest port complex in Los Angeles-Long Beach. 

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