Don’t have the time to rehash last year and want to know what’s in store for the next 18 months? You’ve got freight to move, so here are the takeaways from the annual State of Logistics report released on Tuesday by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals and JOC.com reporting.
Industrial Real Estate
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15 Feb 2019
Import demand growth in the region is improving prospects for already strong exports of petrochemical, agricultural, and forest products, which had previously been limited by a shortage of empty containers.
07 Feb 2019
Space taken by shippers and transportation providers accounts for an increasingly large share of the tightening Mexican industrial real estate market, which offered low vacancy rates and high rental costs in 2018.
01 Feb 2019
The US-China trade war may be a one-off event, but it highlighted the tenuous balance of warehouse supply and demand in Southern California and New York-New Jersey, where future trade or weather events could result in meltdowns.
02 Jan 2019
Users of industrial space who are looking for the right location for additional space must be prepared to pay more, sector analysts say.
18 Nov 2018
Sponsored: CenterPoint's Brian McKiernan, and JOC Inland Distribution panelist, on the Chicago market, and developing industrial real estate with the flexibility to keep up with robotics and technology.
09 Aug 2018
Historically, when warehouse/industrial rental rates increase at near double-digit levels, it reduces demand. However, as the US economic expansion continues, that is not occurring, especially near seaports and in large inland hubs, where import distribution and e-commerce fulfillment needs are the greatest.
10 Jul 2018
Shippers that use the Port of New York and New Jersey may find that Syracuse offers an attractive option once a rail-linked inland port is built. But will its lower rent offset higher logistics costs?
08 Jun 2018
Shippers looking to move cargo to, from, or through Mexico will likely face a challenge finding warehouse and logistics space, as vacancy rates in some areas have hit their lowest levels in six years.
25 Apr 2018
Shippers and logistics providers seeking warehouse space in the Port of New York and New Jersey area amid rising rents and declining vacancy rates are unlikely to see near-term relief, even as more than a dozen projects will add more than 12 million square feet to the market, real estate brokers say.
23 Apr 2018
Beneficial cargo owners looking for industrial space face one of the tightest US real estate markets in years, especially in large seaport and inland cities, as growth in traditional import logistics and e-commerce is creating especially strong demand in large population centers.
17 Apr 2018
Heeding requests from the third-party logistics providers community involved with container freight stations, the customs agency put aside a decree restricting storage of direct port delivery containers left uncleared by consignees at the wharf, to a single, port-designated off-site depot, and instead reopened that business to all storage yards in and around the port.
12 Apr 2018
Sponsored: NAI Global Logistics Director Adam Roth and JOC Senior Content Editor Alessandra Barrett sat down at the 18th Annual TPM Conference in Long Beach, California to discuss how the electronic logging device mandate and e-commerce are shaping demand for industrial real estate in the United States.
26 Mar 2018
Here is a directory of more than 175 warehousing service providers across the United States.
15 Mar 2018
Despite paying higher rents and encountering especially low vacancy rates in US seaport cities and large inland cities, BCOs will continue to seek warehouse and distribution space in those high-cost locations, rather than secondary markets, decision makers told TPM 2018 conference attendees.
24 Dec 2017
Most warehouse/distribution sector indicators point to continued tight supply and rent increases of 5 to 6 percent in 2018, so BCOs should carefully plan their space needs.
21 Dec 2017
Tension over the crunch has sparked a number of disputes in recent months.
28 Nov 2017
The Port of Oakland Commission on Thursday is scheduled to take its second and final vote on the CenterPoint agreement.
17 Nov 2017
Sponsored: Transportation, required delivery speed, and labor are current drivers for industrial real estate site selection, said NAI Global Logistics Executive Vice President Adam Roth in a late 2017 interview.
13 Oct 2017
During the last two decades, Georgia has encouraged development of import distribution centers that have attracted all-water services from Asia and made Savannah the second-largest US East Coast container port.
10 Oct 2017
The twin drivers of a strong economy and the e-commerce boom have stoked demand.
14 Sep 2017
Inland warehouses and trucking loom as a potential weak link in the supply chain of US cotton exporters preparing for their biggest harvest in years.
24 Jul 2017
US shippers are increasingly setting up warehouses and distribution centers in the Lehigh Valley, from which they are a 60- to 80-mile dray from the Port of New York and New Jersey.
14 Jul 2017
A consortium of Chinese investors has made an $11.6 billion offer for GLP, paying a huge premium for the Singapore-listed logistics property developer.
12 Jul 2017
The amount of available warehouse and distribution space in the United States hits a 16-year low.
07 Jul 2017
Online marketplaces and mobile apps are challenging decades-old business models for industrial distributors as use of e-commerce channels grows, a UPS survey finds.
22 Jun 2017
NAI Global's Adam Roth on the benefits of knowing your the weak spots in your competitor's supply chain, the relationship between industrial real estate and supply chain disruptors.
15 Jun 2017
The acquisition of Partner Logistics in the Netherlands expands Lineage's reach and aids its pursuit of automated warehousing.
13 Jun 2017
With industrial inventory at record lows, BCOs and NVOs who seek distribution space must be ready to pay higher rents.
08 May 2017
The move to Kansas City is part of a national migration to the American heartland as retailers, wholesalers, and third-party logistics providers consolidate warehouses into larger, centralized, state-of-the-art facilities.
01 May 2017
It’s the first time the community has responded this way to a new fulfillment center in what is already a major US inland logistics hub.
27 Apr 2017
Demand for warehouse and distribution space was unabated in the first quarter despite low vacancy rates and increasing rents.
17 Apr 2017
Prologis says first US port-adjacent, multi-story distribution facility in Seattle could be followed by others in major port cities.
21 Mar 2017
A directory of more than 150 warehousing service providers across the United States.
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.