Distribution Centers

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

Commentary

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

News & Analysis

12 Jan 2017
Investment continues to pour into the China logistics sector to support rapidly growing e-commerce and the demand for modern warehousing.
06 Jan 2017
High demand for warehouse and distribution space means shippers must act quickly.
03 Jan 2017
E-commerce is heating up an already hot US market for industrial real estate.
01 Dec 2016
Famous Footwear and other specialty retailers are turning to pool distribution to get more precise control over inventory and fulfillment.
30 Nov 2016
Next-day shipping isn't just for online retailers. The parts division of $19 billion heavy truck maker PACCAR designed its latest distribution center to speed delivery of aftermarket components to customers.
18 Nov 2016
UPS on Friday broke ground on the expansion of its Columbus, Ohio, hub, the latest effort in a global facility expansion and modernization drive necessitated by the e-commerce boom.
15 Nov 2016
Tightening space and rising rental rates in Vancouver are driving some Western Canadian importers to move their distribution hubs inland — roughly 604 miles inland to Calgary.
07 Nov 2016
US experiencing generally strong demand for warehouse and distribution space, with demand in Canada and Latin America choppy.
20 Oct 2016
Precariously low West Coast vacancy rates for warehouse and distribution space are sending a stark message to shippers: Expect to pay even more to carry your goods, or rework your containerized supply chains.
11 Oct 2016
The need to keep e-commerce inventory on hand is driving a surge in demand for US warehouse and distribution center space.