Contract Warehousing Offers Cost Savings and Greater Efficiency

Palisades Logistics Contract Warehousing Offers Cost Savings and Greater Efficiency For Manufacturers, Retailers and Distributors

For companies looking for specialized services and a longer term relationship, a contract warehouse facility operated by a third party logistics company, a 3 PL, is ideal. Contract warehouses streamline processes for greater efficiency and facilitate more intimate partnerships within the customer’s supply chain. The bottom line is cost savings and higher levels of customer service.

Contract warehousing results in the company obtaining specialized services that are tailor-made to suit their needs and the needs of their customers. These facilities provide solutions for unique customer issues as well as more common needs such as cross-docking, packaging, inventory control, just-in-time inventory management, local transportation, import and export, and quality control.

Shippers Warehouse operates a number of contract warehousing facilities for their customers. As a member of the Dallas-Fort Worth business community since 1901, Shippers Warehouse ownership and management teams have well-developed relationships with the local commercial real estate market which enables them to affordably offer creative contract warehouse solutions in facilities ideally suited for the customer’s unique distribution needs. The team of logistics professionals at Shippers Warehouse includes experts in site selection, facility layout and design, and CAD/CAM solutions as well as managers that oversee top flight operations.

Shippers Warehouse provides contract warehouse services across a diversified customer base:

  • Candy/confectionery manufacturers and importers – A total of 1.3 million square feet of air conditioned and ambient temperature warehouses for multiple contract customers.
  • Floor Care Products Manufacturer – This 260,000 square feet facility serves a family-owned U.S. manufacturer of vacuum cleaners and supplies. Utilizing Shippers Warehouse extensive management experience and information management systems, the customer has benefitted from its pricing advantage in today’s challenging economic climate to greatly increase its sales. Shippers Warehouse’ operations team has contributed significantly to the customer’s flawless execution of its more aggressive sales plan.
  • Global Manufacturers of CPG – 1.0 million square feet of contract warehouse space for multiple contract consumer packaged goods customers.

All customers within their individual contract warehouse experience greater efficiency through improved order fulfillment, shipment quality, and product quality at a reduced cost.