Distribution Centers

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

Commentary

China's ports and warehouses are refusing to handle dangerous goods cargoes in the wake of the Tianjin port explosion, driving up costs and threatening the supply chains, logistics operators, and manufacturers that deal in those products.

News & Analysis

01 Feb 2016
Logistics companies are investing heavily to keep pace with global e-commerce demand.
25 Jan 2016
Despite unexpected volatility in the first few weeks of 2016, Cushman & Wakefield anticipates one more year of strong absorption of industrial real estate space before demand in the warehouse and distribution sector slows down.
07 Jan 2016
Florida’s Port Everglades is looking into developing a regional logistics center on roughly 16.7 acres of land at the port.
18 Dec 2015
Demand for warehouse, distribution, and e-commerce fulfillment space exceeded supply in 2015 across the U.S., and Jones Lang LaSalle projects these conditions will persist next year, according to the JLL 2016 Industrial Outlook.
07 Dec 2015
Apparel wholesaler S&S Activewear is the latest company to set up distribution operations in the Kansas City area, expanding its overnight delivery footprint in the Central U.S.
23 Nov 2015
APM Terminals has opened the expanded Aqaba Logistics Village, a multi-purpose distribution center close to Jordan’s main container port.
16 Nov 2015
An increase in inventories in the third quarter and September is skewing the pre-holiday shipping season, depressing imports and overland freight demand.
22 Oct 2015
China’s logistics and courier services are preparing for Alibaba’s annual Singles Day online shopping frenzy on Nov. 11 that last year saw 278 million orders placed in just 24 hours and sorely tested the mainland’s distribution network.
21 Sep 2015
A 1.6-million-square-foot direct fulfillment center in Troy Township, northwestern Ohio plays a key part in Home Depot's interconnected retail strategy blending online and in-store sales.
01 Sep 2015
Menlo Logistics will open a new logistics center in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, early next year, as growing e-commerce sales, both domestic and cross-border, are forcing changes in European supply chains and logistics networks.