Location, location, location. Those are the three most essential factors for supply chain management and distribution success. The biggest hurdle for companies, though, is the enormous outlay of capital and the lack of internal design-and-engineering expertise. That’s where First Logistics comes in.
There is much more to warehousing leasing than negotiating the right amount of square footage at the best price. You need to ask yourself: is the location near a hub so that we can quickly ship directly to customers? Is it configured to get your products from racks to trucks and back? Is there temperature control for perishable items?
First Logistics can carve out any amount of space, structured as a basic lease and based on a per square foot rental. We work with each customer individually to determine the best warehouse space for the business’ special needs.
First Logistic will perform a rigorous analysis to identify the optimal location of your warehouse, taking into account such factors as transportation costs and distribution requirements.
Based on strong and trusted relationships with real estate experts, lenders, construction specialists, and engineers, we will build the customized warehouse that suits your needs. In addition, we will engage with local and federal agencies to secure financial incentives. Our leasing options do not require a huge cash outlay, which frees up capital assets that you can invest in other strategic business initiatives.
You can simply lease space. Or, you could combine a leased space arrangement with a handling agreement; you pay the rent and First Logistics takes care of all your handling and inventory management needs. Whatever you choose, First Logistics will identify a flexible and cost-appropriate solution to preserve your assets and save you money.
Through our many years of real estate warehousing experience, we have learned which properties work best for our customers. Our convert-to-suit option leverages three of our core competencies: our knowledge of buildings and markets, our great familiarity with construction, and our insights into what you need to convert an existing building into a finely-honed specialized operation.
When compared to build-to-suit or traditional warehousing alternatives, building coolers, assembly rooms, packaging lines and more and converting them to fulfill your unique and specialized requirements offers savings efficiencies.
Call First Logistics Chicago at (708) 597-8700
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First Logistics is big enough to offer a complete array of world-class third party logistics solutions, yet we remain agile enough to provide focused, personalized attention to your logistics needs. When you call First Logistics, you speak with decision makers. No waiting around for corporate approvals!
First Logistics Services & Warehousing
Public Warehousing, Contract Warehousing, Subscription Boxes, Real Estate, Leasing, Build-To-Suit, Convert-To-Suit, Packaging, Kitting, Pick & Pack, Display Fulfillment and Freight Brokerage Services.
Markets Served by First Logistics
First Logistics Serves the CPG Retail Distribution, Food Warehousing & Logistics, Aftermarket Equipment & Parts and the Paper & Forestry Products Industries.