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May 21, 2021

What industries use transportation and warehouse services?

Industries that use transportation & warehousing

Consider the things you use every day — your appliances, car, computer, household products, and more — do you ever stop to think about how they made their way to you? 

All goods at one time or another began in production, were stored before being shipped, then were transported to the location at which you purchased them. Or, perhaps they were sent directly to your doorstep. In recent years, we’ve grown accustomed to seeing some of the transportation and shipping processes up-close with more frequent home deliveries of various items. 

What industries are most likely to use transportation and warehousing services?

The short answer is every industry. No matter what is being produced or sold, it relies on both transportation and warehousing services to reach consumers. 

These industries include, but are not limited to:

  • Retail
  • Manufacturing
  • Telecommunications
  • Healthcare 
  • Hospitality 
  • Technology
  • Construction
  • Agriculture
  • Mining

            ...the list goes on.

The transportation process: An overview

As a sector in of itself, transportation provides the movement of people or goods and includes the transportation infrastructure. 

The transportation sector works in concert with several other related industries, including: logistics, air freight, airlines, marine, road and rail, and transportation infrastructure (highways, skyways, and railways themselves, etc.).

Transportation services is the movement and management of goods and materials from one (or more) location(s) to another (or multiple). To learn more about what this service entails, read the blog post What are transportation services?

Warehousing: What it means

Integrated with transportation services is warehousing. Most goods that move from one location or another originate at some form of storage facility. Sometimes these goods move between multiple locations before settling at their final destination, which can be a store shelf, construction site, manufacturing plant, and such.

Warehousing is an important part of many industries, helping to regulate supply, demand, and production capabilities. To discover the multifaceted benefits of warehouse services, read the blog post What are warehousing services?

Who to trust with with your transportation and warehousing needs

At Simore Transportation, we work with partners across all sectors. Many of our long-time clients are residential and commercial developers, and machining and electrical conglomerates such as: Eaton Electrical, Trane, and Great Northern Battery.

To learn if Simore is the right fit for your business, contact us. 

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