Distribution Centers

News coverage of distribution centers, freight indexes, service providers and more.

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The knowledge of local needs and practices make foreign distribution partners a valuable asset to gaining marketing share for companies operating internationally.

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Under Armour in 2015 rerouted its US shipments through the Port of Baltimore after the difficulties it experienced during the 2014 and 2015 West Coast labor dispute.
30 Aug 2016
Athletic footwear and apparel maker Under Armour’s plan to build a 1.3-million-square-foot e-commerce distribution and warehouse facility is set to boost container traffic through the nearby Port of Baltimore and enhance the larger logistics park it will move goods through.
Target is just one of the many retailers and manufacturers grappling with the issue of inventory placement as e-commerce growth challenges logistics professionals.
23 Aug 2016
Retailer tightens control over delivery times, flow of inventory from warehouses as e-commerce grows.
18 Aug 2016
Retailers such as Wal-Mart want to reduce inventory while offering more products.
Warehousea with 32 feet of clearance are the most in demand and speculative properties with 36 feet or 40 feet of clearance may take slightly longer to lease.
17 Aug 2016
Net absorption of warehouse and distribution space in the U.S. during the first six months of 2016 was the strongest since 2007.
The additional Hong Kong warehousing capacity from Seko is aimed at shippers jostling for a piece of the largest e-commerce market on the planet.
10 Aug 2016
Surging e-commerce demand and spending in Asia has logistics companies looking to the future.
26 Jul 2016
Absorption of warehouse and distribution facilities is expected to exceed delivery of new space.
26 Jul 2016
The company is among North America’s largest providers of outsourced ocean container freight station services.
19 Jul 2016
New online sales events such as Amazon's Prime Day increase demand for last-mile capacity.
18 Jul 2016
Inland ports are helping retailers cover supply chain gaps generated by growing e-commerce demand.
03 Jul 2016
Investment continues to pour into Japan’s undersupplied warehouse sector.