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The Best Approach to Leasing Warehouse Space

Leasing warehouse space has the potential to yield some attractive benefits for a business looking to maximize its distribution activities. Doing so, however, represents a significant financial and logistical undertaking, which means the best approach to exploring leasing opportunities is to do so only after considering a number of key factors. 

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Advantages of Renting Houston Warehouse Space

When it comes to shipping and storing goods, it’s hard to beat Houston. Whether you’re seeking short- or long-term storage, the city’s location, rental prices, and associated services make it worthwhile.

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Reducing Your Houston Storage Costs With AWI

It’s difficult to overstate the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on the global economy. Despite central banks’ best efforts, markets remain volatile, with manufacturing, oil and gas, and consumer goods among the worst-hit sectors.

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How American Warehouses Maintains Optimal Storage Space


No matter if you’re storing dry goods or hazardous chemicals, looking to re-palletize an inbound shipment or simply a place to overnight an outbound order, when searching for the right warehouse space, you should select one that’s not only large enough, but also well organized.

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The Role of Warehousing in Supply Chain Management

Supply chain management’s goal is to maintain an uninterrupted flow of goods, from the collection of raw materials to manufacture to distribution of the final product. When it comes to managing all the moving parts, warehousing plays an important role in streamlining the supply chain.

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Understanding the U.S. Trucker Shortage

American Warehouses has been providing commercial warehousing solutions to the Houston area for more than 70 years, playing a key role in logistics activities throughout the area. Having worked with countless clients as they transport their goods from A to B, we’ve gained significant perspective into the industry and its challenges. One major obstacle that professionals in the industry have been facing in recent years is the trucker shortage.

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Cyber Security Measures Every Warehouse Should Take

Throughout the last decade, third-party logistics companies have been popular targets for cyber attacks, and these firms are not alone. In 2013, credit card details for more than 40 million Target customers were stolen by hackers who accessed the systems through a third-party contractor. And the list goes on. 

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Increased Shipping Creates Higher Demand for Houston Warehousing

With record-high volumes of merchandise imported and exported to and from Houston via land, sea, air and rail, companies constantly need to store products, either before departure or upon arrival. As this continues far into the foreseeable future, so too will the construction of warehouses to meet these growing demands, driven by population growth, a rise in e-commerce, and other factors.

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