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News & Analysis
16 Jul 2015
Transportation and warehousing businesses and utilities can't hire enough workers to fill available positions, as moderate economic growth in the U.S. generates strong demand for employees ready and willing to move freight.
13 Jul 2015
Discount retailer Dollar Tree is building a $104.4 million distribution center in 'upstate' South Carolina, near the Greer Inland Port and the I-85 corridor, expanding its Southeastern logistics footprint.
10 Jul 2015
Vacancy rates for New Jersey distribution centers and warehousing have dipped below 8 percent for the first time in six years and are pushing up rents, the Cushman & Wakefield commercial real estate firm says.
16 Jun 2015
Toys“R”Us has opened a 550,000-square-foot distribution center in Saint-Fargeau-Ponthierry, France, to consolidate operations previously performed by three fulfillment centers in the country.
02 Jun 2015
Retailer Five Below has opened a 1,015-square-foot distribution center in southern New Jersey that will serve 300 of the company’s stores in the eastern United States.
01 Jun 2015
After its first foray into an international market ended in a billion dollar loss last year, Target is once again embracing new additions to its supply chain. This time they’re playing it safe, though, investing in a market where they have a proven track record: the Internet.
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