Companies that prefer to keep their operations in-house can leverage some of the best practices used by logistics providers to reduce costs and increase their bottom line.
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News & Analysis
19 May 2015
Online retails sales in the U.S. marked another record-breaking quarter in the first three months of 2015 after an especially harsh winter kept many consumers inside, shopping from the warmth of their own homes.
27 Apr 2015
General Mills will be the first tenant at a tri-modal logistics facility near Manchester, England, set to open next year. The inland port will offer rail, truck and short-sea shipping links.
31 Mar 2015
Development of Panama Pacifico, a master-planned community located on the former U.S. Howard Air Force Base near the canal, offers more than 516,000 square feet of expansions and new development projects, and the site has more than 365,000 square feet of available Class A office space, allowing for long-term growth opportunities.
30 Mar 2015
2015 Directory of Warehousing Service Providers
25 Mar 2015
State-owned logistics provider Container Corporation of India has opened a $1.6 million temperature-controlled facility in Adarsh Nagar, near Delhi, the latest investment in line with parent Railways’ fiscal year 2015-16 budget plan announcement last month.
13 Mar 2015
The number of job openings in the U.S. transportation and warehousing industries increased 23 percent year-over-year in January, but businesses in those industries lost more workers than they hired that month, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data show.
25 Feb 2015
24 Feb 2015
Annual costs to operate a hypothetical 500,000-square-foot distribution center with 150 employees could range from $11.3 million to $15 million among U.S. cities surveyed by a national site-selection company.
05 Feb 2015
Drugstore chain Rite Aid Corp. plans to build a 900,000-square-foot distribution center in Spartanburg, South Carolina., that will consolidate three existing DCs and serve 1,000 stores in the Southeast U.S.
28 Jan 2015
Jan de Rijk Logistics will provider "road feeder service" for IAG Cargo in Spain, handling the air freight company's Iberian traffic.