Get a Better Handle On Your Reverse Logistics

Get a Better Handle On Your Reverse Logistics

2020 created a new challenge for supply chains in the form of “reverse logistics.” The dramatic increase in online shopping meant a simultaneous jump in returns. The NRF has estimated that consumers returned $428 billion worth of merchandise in 2020, or about 10.6% of all retail sales that year. Suddenly, retailers that were forced to […]

Why the Lift & Run “Stacks Up” for Food & Beverage Distributors

Why the Lift & Run “Stacks Up” for Food & Beverage Distributors

The Lift & Run is the latest automated storage and retrieval technology making waves in various sectors of distribution and manufacturing. In particular, the Lift & Run is getting “high” praise from the food and beverage industry, and here’s why. High Dynamic Pallet Handling This modern and economic solution is perfect for high dynamic pallet […]

Top High-Density Mobile Storage Provider in California

Top High-Density Mobile Storage Provider in California

Are you a small or large business owner looking for a high-density storage provider to help maximize your business space and help you grow your business too? McMurray Stern believes that there is no space too challenging and there’s no product too delicate. We’ve spent years cultivating partnerships with primary manufacturers and removing the requirement […]

The Robotics Revolution: Improve Speed & Accuracy In Your Warehouse With Robots

The Robotics Revolution: Improve Speed & Accuracy In Your Warehouse With Robots

The COVID-19 pandemic increased customer expectation and demand for speed and accuracy in the delivery of goods. Even as businesses and restaurants begin to loosen pandemic restrictions, customer expectations have not changed. Post-pandemic demands for fast fulfillment in the warehouse and quicker delivery/pick-up options remain high for businesses across the nation. The “Robotics Revolution” is […]

Automation is Key for Food Supply Chains Amid Labor Shortage

Automation is Key for Food Supply Chains Amid Labor Shortage

As Covid-19 restrictions loosen, consumers are returning to bars, restaurants, and other dining places. This is adding new strains in food supply chains. The Wall Street Journal reports distributors are facing shortages of everyday products like chicken parts, as well as difficulty in finding workers and surging transportation costs as companies effectively try to reverse […]

4 Real Estate Tips for Grocers in a Post-Pandemic World

4 Real Estate Tips for Grocers in a Post-Pandemic World

Now is the time for grocers to rethink their real estate opportunities as we slowly emerge from the pandemic. It’s true that grocers, unlike other industries, did exceedingly well at the height of COVID-19. As the public stocked up and stayed home, grocery stores saw a drastic increase in weekly purchase volume, curbside pick-ups, and […]

Micro-Fulfillment and Mini-Warehouse Retail Era

Micro-Fulfillment and Mini-Warehouse Retail Revolution

The pandemic amplified the demand for direct delivery, in-store, and curbside pick up. And, many operations simply couldn’t keep pace with Goliath’s like Amazon and Walmart. But, Micro-fulfillment is changing the game, leveling the playing field, and ushering in a new era of opportunity for retailers and grocery chains.  The era of Micro-Fulfillment & the […]

Micro-fulfillment: Meeting Customer Demand for Same-day Delivery

Micro-fulfillment: Meeting Customer Demand for Same-day Delivery

Once upon a time, same-day, no wait, no lines, pull up and pick-up was a fairytale-like dream for retailers and grocers looking ahead to tomorrow. Well, tomorrow is here, the dream is now the reality, and speed is no longer an ambitious idea. It’s the consumer expectation. Your customer wants to click it and get it […]

McMurray Stern Mobile Storage Solutions for Cannabis Growers Featured in New York Post

McMurray Stern Mobile Storage Solutions for Cannabis Growers Featured in New York Post

In an April article, the New York Post addressed real estate industry hurdles related to New York State’s new legal cannabis business. McMurray Stern was featured as a leader and innovator in identifying storage solutions for  cannabis growers trying to expand and develop in the region. Our mobile storage solutions have allowed cannabis businesses to […]

Organized Storage a Recruiting Tool for Top Student-Athletes

Organized Storage a Recruiting Tool for Top Student-Athletes

When you hear student athletes talk publicly about why they chose to play for a certain college or university, you’re likely to hear them refer to the coaching staff, the university’s academic offerings, and the campus. But privately, many athletic directors and coaches at higher education institutions also report the athletic facilities and locker rooms […]