How to Find the Right Food Service Warehouse

Feb 05 2015

Posted by Jeff Alexander

A warehouse is never just a warehouse. This is something to keep in mind if you are looking for a third party warehouse that can handle food products.

Most fulfillment warehouse operations tend to have a short list of products and customers they serve best. As a result, over time they have made investments in the processes within their operation based on customer requirements in those specific...

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Topics: Industry: Food & Beverage, Inventory Control

The Top 4 Industries That Would Benefit from a Southern California Warehouse

Aug 05 2014

Posted by odwlogistics

The Southern California area is one of true promise and potential. Its geographic location in relation to the rest of the world makes the region ideal for many different types of businesses. Here are 4 industries that would benefit from a Southern California warehouse: 

1 – Consumer Electronics  

Many electronics companies are based overseas. Many major international electronic companies...

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Topics: Industry: Food & Beverage, Industry: Health & Beauty/Cosmetics

5 Important Criteria for Selecting a Food Grade Warehouse

Jun 16 2014

Posted by odwlogistics

Choosing the right food grade warehouse can be a challenging process. Trusting your merchandise in the hands of another company is a choice that, if done wrong, can negatively affect your brand. When done right, however, the results can lead to lower costs, efficient operations, and an overall enhanced business experience. Fortunately, we’re here to help make your selection process a little...

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Topics: Customer Service, Industry: Food & Beverage

Food Logistics and AIB: Why It's Key

Dec 06 2013

Posted by odwlogistics

Food products and food supply chains are unique; they require special attention and certain expertise when transporting or storing. One way you can understand how your food products are handled safely and efficiently is through a regulatory-like group called AIB.

What is AIB you ask? Well, AIB is an abbreviation for the American Institute of Baking, and this organization provides a...

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Topics: Industry: Food & Beverage

How to Save Money on Your Food Supply Chain

Nov 14 2013

Posted by odwlogistics

How do you save money on your food product's supply chain? Well, it requires some thought. When you warehouse and transport food and beverage products these days, there are many factors to consider: FDA compliance, meeting end retailer requirements, storing and transporting food products safely and then somehow make a profit at the end of the day. So, what's the trick? Aggregating your spend...

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Topics: Industry: Food & Beverage