Distribution Centers

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

Commentary

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News & Analysis

27 Feb 2017
“The Teamsters are out of control.”
24 Feb 2017
US retailers are seeking the right balance between in-store and online inventories.
03 Feb 2017
The locations broadly reflect the scramble by e-tailers and support logistics industries to find warehouse space of all sizes.
03 Feb 2017
A new tenant plans to build the largest-ever speculative building constructed in the area.
27 Jan 2017
The potential benefits are significant, lowering costs and paving the way for further import growth.
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.