Trends and Innovations in Beverage Warehouse Logistics for Toronto Businesses
The beverage industry is continuously evolving, and keeping up with the latest trends and innovations can make a significant difference in your business's success. In 2023, logistics innovation is impacting all aspects of the supply chain, from warehousing setup to technology.
Optimizing Warehouse Space
One trend gaining popularity among Toronto businesses is optimizing warehouse space using automated storage and retrieval systems (AS/RS). Beverages require careful storage conditions, such as temperature control or humidity levels, which occupy more space than typical goods.
AS/RS uses robotic cranes or conveyors to store items vertically using their height instead of their footprint to gain additional square footage while reducing labor costs per unit.
Using Cloud-Based Technology
Cloud-based technology is another innovation facilitating modern shipping processes within the beverage industry. Shipping companies can manage supply chain data better through cloud computing tools like freight data analytics, global tracking systems, and warehouse management systems.
Our warehouse management system incorporates the latest technology & software updates ensuring accurate tracking & transparency into stock counts at all times - giving you real-time information on your assets' movements.
Green Warehousing Practices
Green initiatives are gaining momentum as more businesses shift to focus on sustainable production, and beverage companies are no exception. Multiple strategies can be employed to embrace green warehousing that would reduce waste while being cost-effective.
One method is adapting Lean Manufacturing methodologies to optimize warehouse management, lower water consumption, decrease electricity use, and conserve storage space.
Green packaging, such as using biodegradable materials for individual wrapping or shipping cartons will also save costs in the long run.
At 18 Wheels Logistics, we have over a million plus square feet of space in our warehouses across multiple locations throughout Canada and the US.
Our comprehensive Toronto 3PL warehousing services provide secure, efficient solutions to facilitate your distribution process by employing cutting-edge technology for unparalleled inventory management.
For over 30 years, 18 Wheels Logistics has strived to be the most customer-centric trucking, warehousing, and logistics company around. Based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 18 Wheels relies on experience and integrity to make customers happy and remain on the cutting edge of shipping and logistics management.