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 coverage of distribution centers, freight indexes, service providers and more.
News & Analysis
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.
01 Jul 2016
Rents for multitenant distribution center space in 2015 grew faster than those of any other property type.
29 Jun 2016
The state of U.S. freight growth in 2016 and perhaps next year hangs on inventories.
29 Jun 2016
Urgent need for modern warehousing space in Japan as e-commerce demand rises.
21 Jun 2016
Inventory destocking is likely under way, but the process will probably be slow.
20 Jun 2016
Retail giant Wal-Mart is considering a 2.9 million-square-foot import distribution center near the Port of Mobile, Alabama, which this year has landed direct vessel calls by two all-water services from Asia.
03 Jun 2016
The U.S. employment numbers for May highlight a rift in transportation hiring.
17 May 2016
Mention Indianapolis and its famous speedway comes to mind, but so should supply chain velocity, warehousing and freight.