As costs continue to rise in all areas of business, the cost to move goods from factory or manufacturer through warehouse and distribution centers and ultimately through retail locations to the consumer end-user is becoming more and more important. Midwest warehousing and third party logistic solutions are becoming more and more important. Partnering with the right warehousing 3PL can help reduce the cost and pain associated with increasing costs.
The right Midwest warehousing and distribution center can solve many problems commonly associated with third-party warehousing. Whether the need is OSHA certified chemical storage, Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) warehousing, food grade warehousing, temperature controlled warehousing or standard warehousing and storage, the location and proximity to a company’s target market plays a major role in selecting the location of its distribution warehouses.
There are countless advantages to outsourcing in terms of costs as to what businesses can offer to clients and how the company can reduce their own risks and commitments. Outsourcing allows a company to play to its strengths and stay flexible. In short, companies would be missing out on productivity if they didn’t, but businesses must beware of losing that personal touch with clients as well. Companies need to ensure that they stay on top of data security and do not lose control of vital aspects of the business. Watch out as well for any ethical issues that might come from sourcing cheaper from a company abroad.
FW Warehousing provides solutions for Chemical Storage, Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) warehousing, food grade warehousing, temperature controlled warehousing and standard warehousing and storage with more than four million square feet of warehouse distribution centers in the Midwest. FW Warehousing owns its own buildings. This helps FW keep costs from rising while their competitors have no choice but to raise prices. With Midwest warehousing logistic solutions more important than ever before, the ability to help customers budget accurately and effectively is a true competitive advantage.
FW Warehousing is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri with Midwest warehouse distribution centers in Kansas City, Indianapolis and St. Louis totaling more than four million square feet. Founded in 1949 with a focus on food-grade storage, FW later broadened its services to include contract warehousing, dry storage, hazardous material and chemical storage, temperature-controlled storage, product distribution and B2B and B2C fulfillment.
FW Warehousing has more than 50 years of experience in third-party 3PL logistics and has been ranked in the top 100 Third Party Logistic Companies in the country by Inbound Logistics Magazine.