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…

RK Logistics Doubles Down on Fetch Robotics in the Warehouse

RK Logistics doubles down on Fetch Robotics deployment, launches next generation autonomous mobile robots to support warehouse operations Scaled-up operation incorporates Fetch Robotics’ larger-capacity CartConnect units to complement current use of HMIShelf robots to improve productivity and throughput Fremont, Calif. — MARCH 14, 2019 — RK Logistics Group, a Silicon Valley leader in third-party logistics…

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…

Transport Topics: RK Logistics Group Deploys Fetch Robots in Its Warehouses

RK Logistics Group Deploys Fetch Robots in Its Warehouses By Jim Stinson, Business Reporter, Transport Topics, March 19, 2019 RK Logistics Group has unleashed the robots in its warehouses and distribution centers. The Silicon Valley-based third-party logistics company said it has completed testing and deployed Fetch Robotics’ CartConnect autonomous mobile robots in an expansion of…

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 Logisitics Underwrites Summer Recreation Scholarships for Low-Income Families in Fremont

RK Logistics Funds Summer Recreation Scholarships for Underserved Fremont Kids  Fremont, CALIF. – March 7, 2019 — RK Logistics Group, a Silicon Valley leader in third-party logistics (3PL), has once again teamed up with the City of Fremont’s Community Services Department to provide scholarships for low-income children enabling them to participate in summer recreation programs. It’s the…

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…