Customer Focus: Centra Industries, Inc.

09/13/2016

By: Nathan Jones Abraham Lincoln once said, “Give me six hours to cut down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.” At ALS, we took this idea of smart preparation and turned it into a reality for one of our customers, Centra Industries, Inc. We utilized a smart packaging software Read More…

On the Border: Warehousing in Laredo

09/09/2016

By: Nathan Jones When it comes to warehousing, many companies simply look to store materials until they need their products. At Automated Logistics Systems, we aim to make our warehouse a tool you can utilize to help your business become more efficient. With 77,000 ft² of warehouse storage space , our warehousing in Laredo, Texas Read More…

The Gladiator in the Logistics Industry

07/25/2016

By: Nathan Jones In the movie Gladiator, audiences fall in love with Maximus as he fights for his family and defies the corrupt forces in the Roman government. He wins over the crowds with his technical skill and his compassion in the arena. Fighting the Good Fight for Our Customers Here at Automated Logistics Systems, Read More…

Are You Prepared to Handle Changing Market Conditions?

05/25/2017

  Market conditions have changed for the better.

  • New administration
  • The economy is growing
  • Growth in the oil & gas and steel industries

This equates to an increased demand for flatbed and specialized transportation in the U.S. and Mexico. What does this mean for you? With flatbed and specialized capacity tightening, logistics and material handling managers are Read More…

Makino Case Study

08/09/2017

In November 2015, Makino, a global provider of metal-cutting and manufacturing technology, approached ALS for a timely solution to a high-value machine move from Mexico. Challenges Read More…

Quality Supply Chain Services, Close to Home

10/05/2017

Since joining the Jackson community in 1994, Automated Logistics Systems has remained dedicated to supporting and growing the Jackson Region.   Part of this commitment means offering Jackson businesses industry-leading logistics services close to home. As a full 3PL provider, ALS can compete with the biggest logistics companies in the market without sacrificing the personal, Read More…

Leon Case Study

09/04/2017

In May 2016, Leon Interiors, a global provider of automotive soft interior trim components, approached ALS for a cost-effective way to transport goods from suppliers in Michigan to Laredo, TX. Challenges Read More…

Faurecia Fraser Case Study

08/16/2017

Faurecia, the world’s number one supplier of seat frames, emissions control technologies, and vehicle interiors, approached Automated Logistics for a cross-borders solution to strategically handle shipments from Mexico. Challenges

  • Inability to track shipments in Mexico
  • Unnecessarily high inventory rates in response to the unknown arrival of each shipment
  • Multiple trucks hitting the same docks for daily deliveries

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Unveiling New 3PL Solutions

11/20/2017

Autumn is a time to celebrate change, and we’re doing just that at ALS. This November, we not only restructured our 3PL division but also deployed new best-in-class technology that provides increased visibility and tracking. This new structure will allow us to deliver fast, flexible solutions to real time supply chain problems. This, in a Read More…