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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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Why Customers Stay With American Warehouses

Companies demand a wide variety of warehouse storage options, from specialized services and superior facilities to top-notch management and expert guidance. American Warehouses continuously transforms one-time customers into long-time clients through our personalized services, advanced technologies, convenient location, and high-level security. Testament to this is the fact several of our partners have been storing their goods with us for more than 30 years

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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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