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
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.
27 Jan 2015
Demand for U.S. industrial property will remain strong for at least the next 24 months even though the market for manufacturing and distribution facilities has experienced four years of continuous growth, according to the latest U.S. Industrial Outlook published this week by CBRE Research.
16 Dec 2014
A compound annual growth rate of 24.7 percent is welcome in any business sector, but when that business is e-commerce in China, the numbers being generated quickly reach incredible levels.
25 Nov 2014
The rapid expansion of China’s largest courier SF Express both internationally and across domestic cities over the past two years has been stunning, yet the growth of e-commerce in its home market is always one step ahead.
12 Nov 2014
The millions of products ordered online in China during the November 11 “Singles Day” will have to be delivered across mainland China in the next couple of weeks, placing intense pressure on distribution networks in the country.