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E-Commerce, Distribution Users Spar for Labor – REBusinessOnline
ndustrial users in Texas, particularly e-commerce firms operating out of large-format distribution centers, are finding it harder and harder to staff their facilities with experienced, talented workers.
this-week-449  Around-the-web  Matt  ecommerce  e-commmerce  labor  workforce  economic-development  site-selection  distribution-centers  distribution  distribution-facility  fulfillment-center  supply-chain  logistics 
19 hours ago by areadevelopment
U.S. MarketFlash | Dealmakers: E-Commerce & Logistics Firms Dominate Largest Warehouse Deals in 2018 - CBRE
E-commerce and logistics companies accounted for 61% of the 100 largest warehouse deals (leases and sales) by square footage in 2018, totaling 100.3 million sq. ft. and ranging in size from 742,000 to 2.3 million sq. ft. The e-commerce industry’s share of these top deals (41) includes more retailers that are implementing omnichannel strategies.
this-week-448  Around-the-web  Matt  e-commmerce  ecommerce  retail  retail-industry  industrial-real-estate  warehouse-facility  warehousing  distribution-centers  supply-chain  logistics  fulfillment-center 
yesterday by areadevelopment
Berkeley's two-armed robot hints at a new future for warehouses - Axios
eliable robot grabbers are the just-out-of-reach holy grail for e-commerce outfits like Amazon and Walmart, who still rely mainly on human hands for the job. Smart picker-uppers would clear a serious bottleneck in shipping and could change the nature of warehouses entirely.
industry4.0  automation  robotics  distribution-centers  e-commmerce  Around-the-web  this-week-447 
5 weeks ago by areadevelopment
What distribution centers can learn from high-end offices - JLL
Identifying markets with stronger labor pools, as well as how to attract and retain skilled employees, is what’s keeping supply chain professionals “up at night” these days.
this-week-447-top  Around-the-web  logistics  distribution-centers  warehouse-facility  supply-chain 
5 weeks ago by areadevelopment
Innovations Shaping the Future of Work - Manhattan Associates
The ways work is done is changing rapidly, as humans and technology are brought closer together. Because DC operations vary so much, no single innovation will dominate the entire industry. Instead, many emerging technologies will continue to offer different advantages.
industry4.0  warehousing  shop-floor  robotics  distribution-centers  automation  Around-the-web  this-week-443 
12 weeks ago by areadevelopment
Is the Automotive Aftermarket Immune to E-Commerce? - Area Development
Auto parts suppliers are responding to the growth in e-commerce with a multi-pronged strategy, from the expansion of retail locations to the addition of regional and “mega” distribution hubs.
area-development-features  Matt  automotive-industry  e-commmerce  ecommerce  supply-chain  manufacturing  retail  retail-industry  distribution  distribution-centers  distribution-facility  fulfillment-center  amazon  site-selection  economic-development 
september 2018 by areadevelopment
Industrial Boomtowns Rise In Unlikely Places As Labor Shortages Shift Site Selection - Bisnow
Automation can fill the labor gap — robots are increasingly playing a role in distribution centers, and the shift to self-driving cars could be a major factor in pushing logistics activity to rural areas — but that puts further strain on the required skill set for human laborers, and some fear one day automation could go too far and replace jobs in these tiny towns.
this-week-431  Around-the-web  Matt  workforce  skilled-labor  skills-gap  distribution-facility  distribution-centers 
july 2018 by areadevelopment
Amazon Is Looking for Larger Whole Foods Stores to Support Delivery Plans - Bloomberg
Less than a year after closing its acquisition of Whole Foods, Amazon.com Inc. is looking for fresh ways to expand its brick-and-mortar retail network while bolstering the online shopping business.

The world’s largest online retailer is searching for bigger Whole Foods locations in cities that can serve as both grocery stores and urban distribution centers for delivering goods to online shoppers more quickly, said a person briefed on the plans.
amazon  logistics  Around-the-web  supply-chain  urban-distribution-centers  distribution-centers 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
At Amazon's Monee warehouse, robot co-workers are the new normal - Chicago Tribune
More than 2,000 full-time employees work alongside a fleet of squat, 320-pound orange robots that roll almost silently under the square towers of shelves they deliver to workers stowing newly arrived items or picking out products to be packed and shipped.
shop-floor  distribution-centers  amazon  robotics  automation  logistics-center  Around-the-web  this-week-419 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
Top Economic Incentive Deals of 2017 - Site Selection Group
Site Selection Group estimates that in 2017 more than $10.12 billion in economic incentives were offered to attract various projects in the United States ranging from office projects, such as headquarters and data centers, to industrial facilities, including manufacturing plants and distribution centers. While economic incentives continue to be scrutinized and heavily debated, there is no doubt that they continued to be utilized by states to attract and retain business.
this-week-411  Around-the-web  Matt  economic-development  site-selection  manufacturing  jobs  taxes-incentives  workforce  distribution-centers  data-centers  headquarters 
february 2018 by areadevelopment
Dinner on the Front Porch: How E-Commerce Is Affecting the Food Industry - Area Development
As consumers receive more and more of their food through e-commerce, food manufacturers, assemblers, and distribution networks are going to have to think differently.
area-development-features  matt  food-industry  food-processing  manufacturing  economic-development  site-selection  ecommerce  supply-chain  retail  distribution  distribution-facility  distribution-centers  logistics 
october 2017 by areadevelopment
NJ becoming the warehouse state, and that means more jobs - app
While it's not secret that the internet has changed the way we shop, it's changing where we work. It's transforming New Jersey's workforce.
this-week-395  Around-the-web  Matt  retail  ecommerce  warehouse-facility  warehousing  distribution  distribution-centers  distribution-facility  fulfillment-center  amazon  new-jersey  mid-atlantic  jobs 
august 2017 by areadevelopment
Site-selection expert: Here's why Cincinnati is a great place to do business - Cincinnati.com
Companies seeking to open or relocate industrial and distribution facilities would be remiss if they didn't have Cincinnati on their short list of destinations.

That's according to site-selection expert Brad Migdal, who said Cincinnati's central geographic location and access to major shipping routes and highways give it an advantage many other similar-sized cities don't have.
Metros  Cincinnati  ohio  logistics  distribution-centers  economic-development-news  Around-the-web  this-week-394 
august 2017 by areadevelopment
Amazon Enlists Researchers to Build Box-Packing Robots - Bloomberg
Teams competing in Amazon's third-annual contest tackle a problem that has kept companies from automating warehouses entirely.
warehousing  distribution-centers  amazon  robotics-manufacturing  automation  Around-the-web  supply-chain  this-week-392-top 
july 2017 by areadevelopment
How Close Is Too Close? E-Commerce Pushing Last-Mile Hubs Closer To Population Centers - Bisnow
Demand for distribution centers in close proximity to shoppers is growing as e-commerce continues to fuel consumers' need for immediacy and convenience. Retailers and e-commerce providers are nearing their final destination as they push to set up shop closer to customers.
Around-the-web  Matt  supply-chain  logistics  distribution  distribution-centers  distribution-facility  ecommerce  retail  amazon  this-week-394 
july 2017 by areadevelopment
Efficient Pallet Storage in Industrial Warehouse and Distribution Space - Area Development
In order to optimize productivity and profitability of your warehouse, consider product size, the available area, and the method of product retrieval.
area-development-features  Matt  warehouse-facility  distribution-centers  distribution-facility  manufacturing  supply-chain  logistics 
january 2017 by areadevelopment
Critical Site Selection Factor #2: Highway Accessibility - Area Development
It is, of course, no coincidence that nearly all of the nation’s biggest manufacturing facilities and distribution centers can be found alongside major highways.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-features  Matt  site-selection-factors  highways  logistics  supply-chain  manufacturing  distribution-centers 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
Y International USA Opens Export Distribution Center In Lyndhurst, New Jersey - Area Development
Y International USA, a Division of the United Arab Emirates-based LuLu Group International, opened its First U.S. Export Distribution Center in Lyndhurst, New Jersey.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  new-jersey  mid-atlantic  location-USA  FDI  distribution-facility  distribution-centers  exports 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
United Parcel Service Plans Distribution Hub In Atlanta, Georgia - Area Development
United Parcel Service Inc., a package delivery company, will create 1,250 jobs and invest more than $400 million to establish a regional sorting and distribution hub in Atlanta, Georgia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Georgia  Atlanta  south-atlantic  logistics  supply-chain  UPS  distribution-facility  distribution  distribution-centers 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
Critical Site Selection Factor #10: Energy Availability and Costs - Area Development
Energy availability and costs are important for every project, but especially critical for industries that consume large amounts of energy, such as manufacturing, distribution, and data centers.
economic-development  site-selection  site-selection-factors  area-development-features  Matt  energy  utilities  manufacturing  data-centers  distribution-centers 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
Prologis to Build First Multistory Warehouse in the U.S. - WSJ
Developers are having a harder time finding space for new warehouses in increasingly crowded and expensive U.S. cities. Their answer: build upward.
warehouse-facility  facility-planning  logistics  distribution-centers  seattle  Around-the-web  this-week-369 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
How customer demands are reshaping last-mile delivery - McKinsey & Company
The last mile is seeing disruption from new business models that address customer demand for ever-faster delivery, as well as new technologies such as drones and autonomous ground vehicles.
last-mile-delivery  supply-chain  logistics  distribution-centers  e-commmerce  Around-the-web  this-week-367 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
Creatively Optimizing the Supply Chain to “Own” the Last Mile - Area Development
In an increasingly competitive marketplace, companies need to be innovative and nimble in facing the last-mile, same-day delivery challenge head on.
area-development-features  Matt  logistics  supply-chain  infrastructure  retail  recession  distribution  distribution-centers  distribution-facility  warehouse-facility  warehousing 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
Industry 4.0 Warehousing Center Operations - Deloitte University Press
Warehouse-based stockpiling of inventory has been transforming into high-velocity distribution centers, which are increasingly considered strategic to providing competitive advantage. Industry 4.0 can aid the distribution center’s evolution, enabling adaptable, automated systems that can work with humans.
industry4.0  warehousing  distribution-centers  logistics  Around-the-web 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
UniFirst Corp Expands Owensboro, Kentucky, Distribution Hub - Area Development
UniFirst Corp., one of North America’s largest workwear and textile service companies, plans a $12 million expansion of its distribution center in Owensboro, Kentucky.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  kentucky  south  distribution-facility  distribution-centers 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
Michelin North America Establishes Distribution Hub Near Spartanburg, South Carolina - Area Development
Michelin North America, Inc., one of the leading tire manufacturers, is advancing its plans to establish a distribution center in Spartanburg County, South Carolina. The new development is projected to bring more than $270 million in new capital investment and lead to the creation of 350 new jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  south-carolina  south-atlantic  michelin  tire-manufacturing  automotive-industry  distribution-facility  distribution-centers  jobs 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
A Fresh Take on Supply Chain Innovation - MIT Sloan Management Review
To optimize logistics, PepsiCo utilizes U.S. warehouses next to seaports that enable it to flow product through both the U.S. East and West Coasts. Domestic U.S. co-packers provide an option to postpone the final packing of the product closer to market. This higher-cost backup alternative would only be implemented in the event of a supply disruption.
global-supply-chain  logistics  warehouse-facility  distribution-centers  disaster-planning  food-processing  Around-the-web  this-week-364  pepsico 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Continued Growth of E-Commerce Yields Outsized Growth for Inland Ports - CBRE
In the report, CBRE identifies the main inland ports in the U.S. based on their connection to major seaports, their transportation infrastructure and their close proximity to major population centers. Those are: Southern California’s Inland Empire; Phoenix; Dallas/Ft. Worth; Kansas City; Houston; St. Louis; Chicago; Memphis, Tenn.; Columbus, Ohio; Atlanta; Greenville, S.C.; and East and Central Pennsylvania
supply-chain  inland-ports  logistics  industrial-real-estate  warehousing  distribution-centers  Around-the-web  this-week-359  STUDIES 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Amazon To Locate Fulfillment Center In Braselton, Georgia - Area Development
Amazon will establish a 600,000-square-foot Amazon fulfillment center that will be used for packing and shipping large items. The facility is expected to create more than 500 full-time jobs in Jackson County, Georgia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Georgia  south-atlantic  amazon  high-tech  tech  technology  fulfillment-center  distribution-facility  distribution-centers  jobs  distribution 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Charleston port’s growth spurring industrial, speculative building boom - Post and Courier
A new report says many businesses are citing the presence of Charleston’s port system as a key reason for investing in the region and other parts of South Carolina.
logistics  freight-logistics  port-of-charleston  ports  distribution-centers  warehousing  Around-the-web  this-week-352  charleston  south-carolina  regional-reports 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
Sweden-Based Husqvarna Consumer Outdoor Products Expands Its Orangeburg County, South Carolina, Manufacturing Campus - Area Development
Sweden-based Husqvarna Consumer Outdoor Products N.A., Inc., a leader in the manufacturing of outdoor power products, will invest $29.8 million to expand its existing manufacturing campus and add a newly designed, 513,000 square foot, main distribution center at 172 Old Elloree Road in Orangeburg County, South Carolina.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  south-carolina  south-atlantic  location-USA  FDI  sweden  manufacturing  jobs  distribution-facility  distribution-centers 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
Seagis Property Group Begins Construction On Edison, New Jersey, Industrial Center - Area Development
Seagis Property Group started construction on it's on Seagis Gateway 10, a speculative 923,000 square foot industrial building and distribution facility located at 2170 Lincoln Highway, in Edison, New Jersey.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  new-jersey  mid-atlantic  real-estate  industrial-real-estate  distribution-centers  distribution-facility 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
Academy Sports + Outdoors Opens Major Distribution Hub In Cookeville, Tennessee - Area Development
Academy Sports + Outdoors opened its newest 1.6 million square foot distribution center in Cookeville, Tennessee. The facility is the company's third distribution center which is planned to bring approximately 700 new jobs to the area over a five year period.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  distribution-facility  distribution-centers  tennesee  south  jobs  ecommerce 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
Pepsi Bottling Ventures Opens Distribution-Sales Hub In Harrisburg, North Carolina - Area Development
Pepsi Bottling Ventures began operating its newly constructed, 200,000 square-foot sales and distribution facility located on 32 acres off highway 49 in the Charlotte metro-area in the Town of Harrisburg, North Carolina.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  distribution-facility  north-carolina  south-atlantic  distribution-centers  charlotte 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
FANUC America Corporation Plans Manufacturing-Distribution Center In Pontiac, Michigan - Area Development
Japan-based FANUC America Corporation, the leading supplier of robotics, CNCs and factory automation, will open four new facilities around the United States, including adding a manufacturing plant and distribution center in Pontiac, Michigan.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  distribution-facility  distribution-centers  location-USA  FDI  Japan  Michigan  midwest 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
Papa John’s International To Establish Regional Quality Control Center Hub In Cherokee County, Georgia - Area Development
Papa John’s International, Inc. is locating its new 110,000 square foot regional hub, which will supply over 400 Papa John’s stores across seven states, will be located off Highway 92 and Northpoint Parkway in southwestern Cherokee County, Georgia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Georgia  south-atlantic  food-industry  distribution-centers  distribution-facility  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  manufacturing  Atlanta 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
Olympus Will Construct Service-Distribution Center In Shelby, Tennessee - Area Development
Olympus, a global company with its headquarters, Olympus Corporation, based in Japan, will construct a new $12 million East Coast national service and distribution center at Bartlett Corporate Park in Shelby County, Tennessee. The facility is expected to create 280 jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Tennessee  south  distribution-centers  distribution-facility  jobs  FDI  location-USA  Japan  healthcare  medical-device  TVA  medical 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
FedEx Ground Plans Distribution Hub In Baltimore, Maryland - Area Development
FedEx Ground, the small-package ground delivery unit of FedEx Corp., plans to locate a new 300,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art distribution facility at the new Tradepoint Atlantic global logistics center at Sparrows Point in Baltimore, Maryland.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  baltimore  maryland  mid-atlantic  fedex  logistics  distribution-facility  distribution  distribution-centers  supply-chain  ecommerce  transportation  manufacturing 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
Advance Auto Parts Plans New Distribution Center In La Vergne, Tennessee - Area Development
Advance Auto Parts, Inc. plans to locate a new Advance Auto Parts distribution center in La Vergne, Tennessee. to support the company’s continued growth. Advance Auto Parts, a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider, will invest $24.5 million and create more than 200 new jobs in Rutherford County.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Tennessee  south  automotive-industry  jobs  distribution-centers  distribution-facility  distribution 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
Terreno Realty Corporation Acquires Major Union City, California, Industrial Site - Area Development
Terreno Realty Corporation, an operator of industrial real estate in six major coastal U.S. markets, acquired an industrial property, for a purchase price of approximately $37.3 million, located in Union City, California.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  california  pacific-states  industrial-real-estate  real-estate  distribution-facility  distribution-centers 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
US Foods To Expand Its Fife, Washington, Operations Center - Area Development
US Foods plans to expand its distribution center in Fife, Washington. The expansion project will nearly double the size of its current facility, allowing the company to expand its customer base and better serve chefs, restaurateurs and foodservice operators throughout the Seattle area 29 miles to the north.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Washington  food-processing  distribution-centers  pacific-states 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
Logistics Industry Continues to Evolve - Area Development
Expansion of the Panama Canal, increasing use of intermodal facilities, and siting of new mega distribution facilities are among the latest logistics trends.
area-development-features  Matt  logistics  supply-chain  intermodal  infrastructure  ports  panama-canal  distribution-facility  distribution-centers 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
S&S Activewear Locates Shipping-Distribution Hub In Olathe, Kansas - Area Development
S&S Activewear, a national promotional apparel wholesaler, will locate a 473,000 square foot shipping, receiving and distribution center at I-35 Logistics Park in Olathe, Kansas. The company plans to create 200 jobs in the Kansas City region.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Kansas  plains  plains-states  apparel  jobs  kansas-city  distribution-facility  distribution-centers  textiles-clothing-industries 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
Dollar General Corporation Begins Construction On Distribution Center In Janesville, Wisconsin - Area Development
Dollar General Corporation started construction on its new state-of-the-art distribution center in Janesville, Wisconsin. It will be the 14th facility in the retailer’s growing distribution network.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  distribution-centers  retail  wisconsin  midwest 
november 2015 by areadevelopment
Critical Site Selection Factor #6: Labor Costs Vary by Project & Location - Area Development
Labor costs are usually manufacturers biggest cost factor, but the rise of e-commerce has made these costs more important for distribution centers as well.
site-selection  site-selection-factors  economic-development  Matt  labor  labor-costs  workforce  manufacturing  e-commmerce  distribution-centers 
november 2015 by areadevelopment
2015 Warehouse & DC Operations Survey Results - Supply Chain 24/7
With the advance of omni-channel and e commerce, respondents are expanding facility size, experiencing an uptick in technology use, and applying more capital expenditures to outfit the added square footage - all positive signs of continued growth.
executive-surveys  logistics  supply-chain  e-commmerce  distribution-centers  warehouse-facility  Around-the-web  this-week-330  sfp-insider-123 
november 2015 by areadevelopment
Angie's Artisan Treats/BOOMCHICKAPOP Plans Manufacturing Center In Reno, Nevada - Area Development
Angie's Artisan Treats/BOOMCHICKAPOP, one of the nation's fastest growing brands of natural popcorn, is opening a new manufacturing and distribution center in the South Meadows area of Reno, Nevada. The company is expected to add up to 160 jobs to the region over the next several years and will invest well over $1 million in capital expenditures.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  Reno  Nevada  mountain-states  western-nevada  distribution-facility  distribution-centers  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  food-processing  food-industry 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
Exclusive: Amazon planning drive-up grocery stores in Silicon Valley - Puget Sound Business Journal
For decades, drive-thrus have served up everything from coffee to prescriptions to dry cleaning — not to mention burgers and fries. Now Amazon ants to add another item to the list: Your groceries.
this-week-317  Around-the-web  Matt  amazon  distribution-facility  distribution-centers  food-industry 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
Inside Overstock’s 700,000 sq ft Distribution Center - Supply Chain 24/7
Ever wonder how Overstock fills its online orders? Overstock's CEO Patrick Byrne gives TheStreet's Rhonda Schaffler a tour of the company's nearly 700,000 square foot complex in Salt Lake City, Utah.
this-week-317  Around-the-web  Matt  distribution-centers  distribution  distribution-facility  logistics  supply-chain  ecommerce 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
Excel Industries To Open Facility At Logistics Park Kansas City - Area Development
Excel Industries Inc. will open a facility at Logistics Park Kansas City in Edgerton, Kansas. The turf care product manufacturer plans to create 200 new jobs at LPKC.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  kansas-city  Kansas  plains  jobs  distribution-centers  distribution-facility  warehouse-facility  manufacturing 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
Anheuser-Busch Invests $1.5 Billion To Expand Brewing-Distribution Hubs In Four Cities - Area Development
Anheuser-Busch will invest more than $1.5 billion in its U.S. brewing, agriculture, packaging and distributing operations by 2018. Expansion projects are currently underway in four cities and five production sites in; St. Louis, Fort Collins, Los Angeles, Columbus.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  st-louis  missouri  midwest  los-angeles  california  pacific-states  columbus  ohio  colorado  mountain-states  distribution-centers  distribution-facility 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
GA Telesis Relocates US Distribution Hub To Miami, Florida - Area Development
GA Telesis, one of the world’s largest commercial aerospace firms, is relocating one of their USA-based distribution centers to Miami, Florida.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  distribution-centers  distribution-facility  Aerospace  Florida  south-atlantic  miami  enterprise-florida 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
US manufacturing growth building demand for industrial real estate - JOC.com
Developers of industrial real estate are expanding their portfolios beyond big-box distribution centers for supply-chain logistics to include manufacturing facilities and warehouses to serve manufacturers in the U.S. and Mexico.
industrial-real-estate  CRE  distribution-centers  logistics  warehousing  this-week-310  Around-the-web 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
Shelf-Picking Robots Will Vie for a Prize from Amazon - MIT Technology Review
Robots will use the latest computer-vision and machine-learning algorithms to try to perform the work done by humans in vast fulfillment centers.
robotics-manufacturing  warehousing  distribution-centers  supply-chain  amazon  this-week-299  around-the-web  fulfillment-center 
april 2015 by areadevelopment
British-Based Universal Components Group Plans First U.S. Distribution Center In Missouri - Area Development
Universal Components Group, a UK-based aftermarket automotive parts supplier, will expand operations to the U.S., selecting St. Charles County, as the location for its first North American distribution center. The expansion project includes a $765,000 capital investment and is expected to create 31 new jobs in O’Fallon, Missouri.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  distribution-centers  missouri  midwest  location-usa  fdi  jobs  incentives-taxes-grants-loans 
march 2015 by areadevelopment
Two Pharmaceutical Companies Plan Manufacturing-Distribution Centers In Central Islip, New York - Area Development
Two pharmaceutical companies, InvaGen Pharmaceuticals and Alphamed Realty, will construct two separate facilities---one for manufacturing and distribution, and another for bottling, packaging, and distribution--on 18-acres of surplus city-owned property they will purchase for $3.5 million in Central Islip, Long Island, New York. These facilities will be built across the street from another related company, Ascent Pharmaceuticals, which is already open and operational.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  manufacturing  distribution-centers  pharmaceuticals  new-york  mid-atlantic  long-island  bioscience  medical-industry  jobs 
february 2015 by areadevelopment
Brennan Investment Group Acquires a 355,185 Square Foot Distribution Facility In New Hope, Minnesota - Area Development
Brennan Investment Group, LLC, a private real estate investment firm that acquires, develops, and operates industrial facilities, acquired a 355,185 square foot distribution facility in New Hope, Minnesota. The city is a submarket within the greater St. Paul-Minneapolis market.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  distribution-centers  minnesota  midwest  minneapolis 
february 2015 by areadevelopment
John Morrell Food Group Invests $43.5 Million To Establish Greenfield, Indiana, Distribution Center - Area Development
John Morrell Food Group, the oldest continuously-operating meat manufacturer in the country, plans to locate a distribution center, creating up to 260 new jobs by the end of 2016 in Greenfield, Indiana.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  distribution-centers  jobs  food-processing  indiana  midwest  distribution-facility 
february 2015 by areadevelopment
Volkswagen Group of America To Locate Import Facility-Southeastern Distribution Center At JAXPORT in Jacksonville, Florida - Area Development
Volkswagen Group of America has chosen JAXPORT as the location of its import facility and Southeastern distribution center. The location will create 100 jobs and create a capital investment of $3 million in the region in Jacksonville, Florida.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  automotive-industry  jacksonville  florida  south-atlantic  distribution-centers  intermodal 
february 2015 by areadevelopment
Hubert Opens Western Region Food Distribution Center In Reno, Nevada - Area Development
Hubert, a worldwide leader in foodservice and food retail product solutions, opened its 145,000 square foot, western region, distribution center at 14525 Industry Circle in Reno, Nevada. The company expects to spend an estimated $2.7 million to establish the new leased facility and initially hire up to 20 associates.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  nevada  reno  mountain-states  distribution-centers  food-industry  jobs 
february 2015 by areadevelopment
Benchmark Education Company To Open Groveport, Ohio, Distribution Hub - Area Development
Benchmark Education Company, a leading publisher of K-12 educational resources, will invest $300,000 to open a distribution center in the Columbus Region. The existing, 140,000-square-foot space at 6295 Commerce Center Drive will also bring 49 new jobs to the area over the next three years in Groveport, Ohio.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  ohio  midwest  distribution-centers  jobs  columbus-region 
january 2015 by areadevelopment
Specialty Foods Firm KeHE Distributors Selects Stockton, California, For Distribution Hub - Area Development
A distributor of specialty food products and one of the largest distributors of natural food products in North America, KeHE Distributors will locate its newest distribution center in Stockton, California. The company will occupy 450,000 square-feet of an existing building in the NorCal Logistics Center where they plan to distribute frozen and fresh grocery products to their vast portfolio of customers.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  california  pacific-states  distribution-centers  food-processing 
january 2015 by areadevelopment
Raffaello D’Andrea - co-founder of Kiva Systems - on the Future of Robotics - bcg.perspectives
"We always thought about manufacturing when we were growing the company (Kiva Systems), but we were really focused on distribution. There was just so much opportunity in distribution that we said, well, manufacturing will come later—maybe we will spin off another company, maybe we will start another division. That still may happen. The underlying ideas can certainly be brought to manufacturing."
robotics-manufacturing  advanced-manufacturing  distribution-centers  this-week-289  around-the-web 
january 2015 by areadevelopment
How a Global Tire Manufacturer Finds the Perfect Match in a Distribution Center Location - Area Development
At least 80 percent of the cost of a tire comes from the logistics and transportation of moving that tire through the supply chain – as such, identifying the ideal location for a DC is a crucial process for a global company like Michelin.
area-development-features  michelin  site-selection  distribution-centers  automotive-industry  tire-manufacturing  matt  manufacturing  economic-development  logistics 
december 2014 by areadevelopment
Kubota Tractor Corporation Plans Parts Distribution Hub In Edgerton, Kansas - Area Development
Kubota Tractor Corporation, the U.S. marketer and distributor of Kubota-engineered and manufactured machinery and equipment, will open a nearly 450,000-sq.-ft. parts distribution center at Logistics Park Kansas City, a 1,500-acre master-planned distribution and warehouse development in Edgerton, Kansas.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  kansas  plains-states  distribution-centers  distribution-facility  warehouse-facility  kansas-city 
december 2014 by areadevelopment
Castellini Group of Companies Invests $52 Million In Produce Processing-Distribution Center - Area Development
Castellini Group of Companies, one of the largest fresh produce distributors in the United States, will develop a large-scale fresh-cut fruits and vegetables processing and produce distribution center, creating 300 jobs and investing $52 million into the project over the next several years in Conley, Georgia.
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december 2014 by areadevelopment
Flexsteel Industries To Open Distribution Center In Edgerton, Kansas - Area Development
Furniture Manufacturer Flexsteel Industries Inc. purchased a 500,000 square-foot distribution facility with plans to create 141 jobs at the facility at Logistics Park Kansas City in Edgerton, Kansas.
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december 2014 by areadevelopment
Amazon Has Installed 15,000 Warehouse Robots To Deal With Increased Holiday Demand - Business Insider
Amazon.com Inc has installed more than 15,000 robots across 10 U.S. warehouses, a move that promises to cut operating costs by one-fifth and get packages out the door more quickly in the run-up to Christmas.
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december 2014 by areadevelopment
Petco Plans 770,000 Square Foot Distribution Center In Reno, Nevada - Area Development
Petco, a leading national pet specialty retailer, is constructing a new 770,000 square foot Distribution Center near Highway 395 and Red Rock Road in Reno, Nevada. The new facility is expected to bring up to 150 jobs to the area.
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october 2014 by areadevelopment
Shoe Sensation Plans To Expand Its Headquarters-Distribution Center In Jeffersonville, Indiana - Area Development
Shoe Sensation, Inc., a regional chain of family shoe stores, plans to expand its corporate headquarters and distribution center in Jeffersonville, Indiana, creating up to 32 new jobs by 2017.
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october 2014 by areadevelopment
MSC Industrial Supply Company Opens $55.5 Million Distribution Center In Columbus, Ohio - Area Development
MSC Industrial Supply Company, a distributor of Metalworking and Maintenance, Repair and Operations supplies to industrial customers throughout North America, opened its 400,000 square foot, $55.5 million, Customer Fulfillment Center on 70 acres in Columbus, Ohio.
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october 2014 by areadevelopment
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