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What Are the Costs of Warehousing in Houston?

The cost of storing goods in a Houston warehouse is more complex than allotting a simple dollar amount. There is no set pricing structure for all Houston, Texas warehouses, nor a single factor affecting such expenses. 

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Houston: A Hub for Logistics & Warehousing

Houston has always been a logistics powerhouse, and the largest city in Texas is fast becoming the place for warehousing. Its location near the water and abundance of transportation infrastructure have even enabled the fourth-most-populous U.S. city and largest in Texas to expand trade with foreign countries. With many shipments in and out of the city by land, sea and air, a wide range of domestic and international companies are on the hunt for the very best warehouse space to store goods. 

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The AWI Guide to Advanced Warehouse Management Systems

Technology has become an integral part of our lives, and has, for the most part, made them easier. Warehouse management systems (WMS)—software utilized to track, organize and direct daily warehouse activities—have simplified operations and inventory processes for management, employees and customers. 

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How Warehousing Near Highways Benefits Our Customers

There are multiple factors to consider when exploring third-party logistics companies. One of the most important is location. This extends beyond confirming a potential 3PL maintains a facility in the right country or city, though. A warehouse’s specific location within a city should also be weighed carefully, as a difference of just a few miles can have significant, long-term ramifications. 

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How to Get the Most From Your Logistics Company

Anyone who manages a distribution network knows the importance of working with a logistics company that serves as an effective extension of your team. Unfortunately, many companies make the wrong choice, and must endure the difficult and expensive process of switching. Knowing where to start, and the most important factors to look for when making this critical decision, can help businesses avoid having to repeat the arduous process again.

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Optimize Communication With the AWI Informational Circular

In any business, teams work most effectively when its members are able to communicate clearly about its operations and goals. That can be difficult, though, when important decisions are being made every day and time is limited. 

That's why American Warehouses sought to make the process of selecting a third party logistics partner as simple as possible with a convenient document to guide discussion.

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