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 in Silicon Valley Business Journal – Local 3PL continues expansion, opens 410,000 square feet of new warehouse space in Newark

Editor’s note: RK President Rock Magnan recently sat down with the Silicon Valley Business Journal to talk about the local Bay Area logistics market, and RK’s recent expansion in Newark.  The story can be found at SVBJ’s web site: https://www.bizjournals.com/sanjose/news/2021/03/22/rk-logistics-group-warehouse-newark-east-bay.html   March 24, 2021 — Fremont-based RK Logistics Group has opened two new warehouses in…

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 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…