Silicon Valley Business Journal: How New Technology and New Companies are Upgrading Silicon Valley’s Supply Chains

How new technology and new companies are upgrading Silicon Valley’s supply chain By Lauren Hepler – Contributor, Silicon Valley Business Journal, Aug 9, 2018 It was the late 1930s, according to Silicon Valley lore, when two young Stanford graduates set up a primitive electronics shop in the garage behind their $45-a-month Palo Alto apartment. From the roughly…

Inside Supply Management: Reaping the Benefits of Robotics – How RK Logistics Deployed a Winning Strategy

INSIDE SUPPLY MANAGEMENT – AUGUST 2018 Robotics and other automated material handling technologies are changing how 3PLs design and operate warehouses, employing autonomous delivery vehicles that navigate by themselves as well as robot-assisted pick and pack systems to help workers focus on more value-added activity and enjoy a more fulfilling work environment.  The August 2018…

Logistics Management: RK Logistics and Mode Transportation partner up for freight brokerage services

RK Logistics and Mode Transportation partner up for nationwide freight brokerage services By Jeff Berman, Group News Editor, Logistics Management, October 8, 2018 Fremont, Calif.-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider RK Logistics Group recently announced it has opened up a freight transportation brokerage operation with Mode Transportation. Mode is an agent-based transportation solutions provider that is differentiated by…

RK Logistics, Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation Team Up to Support the “Coding5K Challenge” and STEM Education

RK Logistics, Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation Team Up to Support the “Coding5K Challenge” and STEM Education   Fremont, CA – October 12, 2018 — Nearly 3,300 San Jose school children from grades 2 through 12 are getting structured, hands-on learning to become the next generation of software coders thanks to the “Coding5K Challenge,” a collaborative effort…

RK Logistics Group Teams Up with Mode Transportation for Freight Brokerage

RK LOGISTICS GROUP TEAMS UP WITH MODE TRANSPORTATION FOR FREIGHT BROKERAGE New RK division joins Mode Transportation network as independent business operation, bolsters capabilities for truckload freight brokerage, integrated multimodal solutions   Fremont, CA – October 4, 2018 — RK Logistics Group, a Silicon Valley leader in third-party logistics (3PL), today announced it has expanded its…

RK Logistics Partners with The Reshoring Institute on Foreign Trade Zone Study, Cites Benefits for Silicon Valley Manufacturers

SILICON VALLEY MANUFACTURERS USE FOREIGN TRADE ZONES TO PROTECT JOBS, SAVE MONEY, SPEED GOODS TO MARKET New case study published by The Reshoring Institute outlines benefits, cost-savings, strategic advantages of a 3PL-operated FTZ San Jose, CA – June 20, 2018 – Local Silicon Valley manufacturers are reaping significant benefits in product quality, lower costs, reduced…