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Supply Chain Growth in a Challenging Market: A Conversation with Weber’s CFO, Maggie Movius

May 12, 2022 / by Weber Logistics posted in West Coast Distribution, Third Party Logistics, west coast warehouses, Warehouse Rates, Inland Empire Warehouse, Inventory Control, Management, Leadership

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Weber Logistics’ CFO Maggie Movius has been busy. She’s navigated a worldwide pandemic, a partnership between Weber and Stellex Capital Management, and a doubling of Weber’s warehousing footprint in California – all within the past two years. In this article, we interview Maggie to discuss these topics, as well as the company’s ability to continue its growth in the face of marketplace challenges.

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Weber Logistics Acquires Pacific Coast Warehouse Company to Continue Strong Growth Pace

Apr 4, 2022 / by Weber Logistics posted in West Coast Distribution, west coast warehouses, weber logistics news

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Weber Logistics has acquired California warehousing provider, Pacific Coast Warehouse Company (PCWC). The terms of the deal were not disclosed.

PCWC will be rebranded as Weber Logistics. All current PCWC employees will become Weber employees by May 1, 2022.

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Should Shippers Avoid West Coast US Ports Due to Port Contract Talks?

Mar 31, 2022 / by Weber Logistics posted in Southern California Ports, West Coast Distribution, Port Logistics, Labor issues

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“Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water…” This famous tagline for Jaws 2 may well apply to importers into West Coast US ports these days. These shippers are still contending with port congestion and delays, while also getting ready to navigate a new challenge of possible slowdowns due to contract negotiations at West Coast ports.

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3 key questions about union contract negotiations at West Coast shipping ports

Jan 27, 2022 / by Jerry Critchfield posted in Southern California Ports, West Coast Distribution, Drayage

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Being a logistician these days – especially one who deals with imports into the US – can feel like playing a game of Whac-A-Mole. When one issue is addressed, another one pops up. The latest issue on the horizon is the contract negotiation between the longshoremen’s union and the West Coast shipping ports. How much of a disruption will these negotiations be to the West Coast supply chain? In this article, we ask three key questions that will determine just that.

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4 ways that 3PLs can help with supply chain optimization in 2022

Jan 13, 2022 / by Bob Lilja posted in West Coast Distribution, Logistics Management, Third Party Logistics, logistics in California

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Now that logistics disruptions have become the new normal, at least temporarily, U.S. companies have been reevaluating their supply chains, seeking optimization in both the short and long term. In this article, we’ll look at supply chain optimization efforts that companies are currently undertaking and explain how third-party logistics (3PL) providers can help.

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Weber Logistics Opens New Inland Empire Distribution Center in Moreno Valley, CA

Dec 2, 2021 / by Weber Logistics posted in West Coast Distribution, west coast warehouses, Multi Channel Fulfillment, Inland Empire Warehouse, Distribution Center

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Weber Logistics has secured a 684,675-square-foot, omni-channel distribution center (DC) in Moreno Valley, CA. This brand-new multi-client facility, Weber’s largest, is the company’s seventh DC in Southern California’s Inland Empire region, and its fourteenth DC in California. Construction will be completed in December 2021 and the facility will be being fully operational in February 2022. A time-lapse video of the facility’s construction can be viewed here.

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California Port Congestion Woes Continue as Peak Season Hits

Sep 30, 2021 / by Jerry Critchfield posted in Southern California Ports, West Coast Distribution, Port Logistics

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When shipping freight into California, or anywhere in the U.S. for that matter, you may feel that you’re leaping over one hurdle after another to deliver your goods to market. The current California port congestion crisis is one of the biggest hurdles right now. In this article, we’ll examine why the current freight system congestion is so severe, and why it’s lasted so long.

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Weber Logistics Adds New Distribution Center in San Bernardino, CA

Jul 8, 2021 / by Weber Logistics posted in West Coast Distribution, west coast warehouses, weber logistics news

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Weber Logistics has secured a 406,710-square-foot omni-channel distribution center (DC) in San Bernardino, CA. This newly constructed multi-client facility – Weber’s largest – is the company’s sixth DC in Southern California’s Inland Empire region and thirteenth DC within California.

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Navigating Port Congestion Challenges at the Ports of L.A. and Long Beach

Jan 7, 2021 / by Jerry Critchfield posted in Southern California Ports, West Coast Distribution, Port Logistics, logistics in California

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The impact of COVID-19 has been felt all along the supply chain. For ocean shipping and import operations, this impact continues to be severe, with ramifications expected to be felt well into 2021. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at one of those ramifications – port congestion at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach – and get you up to speed on what’s happening at the Ports and what, if anything, you can do about it.

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How to outsource logistics operations to a 3PL

Nov 19, 2020 / by Weber Logistics posted in West Coast Distribution, Shared Warehousing, Third Party Logistics, 3PL Outsourcing, eCommerce Fulfillment, Multi Channel Fulfillment, Temperature Controlled Warehousing, Distribution

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No matter what your company sells, you’re in the logistics business. From receiving and storage of your products to getting them out to customers, there are many logistics operations that your business handles or oversees daily.

But, unless logistics is your business’s core focus, these key supply chain operations may be better left to the experts – while you focus on the elements (e.g., manufacturing and sales) within your realm of expertise.

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