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The Changing Face of Distribution - Cushman & Wakefield
Transportation represents roughly 50% of total logistics costs. Motorway congestion, increasing regulations for CO2 emissions, congestion, labour shortages are already contributing to higher costs and inefficiencies.
this-week-446-top  Around-the-web  Matt  logistics  supply-chain  distribution  infrastructure  economic-development  site-selection 
5 weeks ago by areadevelopment
Kentucky’s Winning Formula for the Food and Beverage Industry - Area Development
The logistics/distribution advantages to be found in Kentucky, as well as its strength in agriculture, have made it a premier location for new and expanding companies in the food and beverage industry.
area-development-features  Matt  kentucky  south  logistics  distribution  supply-chain  food-industry  food-processing  beverage-industry  economic-development  site-selection  agribusiness  agriculture 
6 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
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
Bricks, Mortar—and Experiences - WSJ
From the Apple Store to Whole Foods, a new twist on old-fashioned retailing.
this-week-396  Around-the-web  Matt  retail  ecommerce  logistics  supply-chain  distribution 
august 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
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
Q2 2017 Manufacturing & Distribution M&A Review and Outlook - BDO
M&A activity in the Manufacturing & Distribution (M&D) sector began declining during
the second half of 2016 and was down 18.5 percent during the first four months of 2017.
We believe that election concerns initiated the trend and post-election uncertainties
about tax, regulatory and healthcare reforms continue to hamper transaction activity.
mergers&acquisitions  capital-access  CFO  manufacturing  industrial-real-estate  logistics  distribution  supply-chain  Around-the-web  economic-indicator-reports  this-week-392 
july 2017 by areadevelopment
United States of Amazon in 2017: Interactive graphic shows where the tech giant is growing now - GeekWire
Amazon, the Seattle-based tech giant, has been growing at a blistering pace over the past five years — and a new analysis by GeekWire reveals where the company’s latest growth has been taking place.
this-week-375  Around-the-web  Matt  tech  technology  high-tech  ecommerce  amazon  site-selection  economic-development  jobs  fulfillment-center  distribution  warehousing 
february 2017 by areadevelopment
Valley Cold Storage and Transportation Locates Distribution Hub In Santa Teresa, New Mexico - Area Development
Valley Cold Storage and Transportation, which ships goods in New Mexico and Texas, will invest $14 million to build a new 105,000 square-foot facility in Santa Teresa, New Mexico.
area-development-news  economic-development  site-selection  new-mexico  southwest  logistics  supply-chain  cold-storage  distribution  food-industry  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
january 2017 by areadevelopment
Magnum Venus Products Plans New Manufacturing Complex In Knox County, Tennessee - Area Development
Magnum Venus Products, Inc. will invest $11.9 million to build a new facility at Hardin Business Park that will create 70 jobs during the next give year in Knox County, Tennessee. MVP’s new operations in the Hardin Business Park will consolidate its current footprint in the Knoxville area and provide room for future growth.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Tennessee  south  jobs  distribution  headquarters 
december 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 #8: Proximity to Major Markets - Area Development
With the ever-growing passion for faster customer delivery, proximity to major markets is becoming an increasingly important site selection factor.
logistics  supply-chain  area-development-features  Matt  site-selection  site-selection-factors  warehousing  distribution 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
Photo Gallery: 10 Toughest Places to Find Warehouse Space 2016 - Material Handling & Logistics
Omni-channel distribution, e-commerce and other current warehousing trends are making it tougher than ever to find available warehouse space.
this-week-368  Around-the-web  Matt  warehousing  warehouse-facility  ecommerce  distribution 
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
A Transformative Project of Scale in California - Area Development
Despite its many challenges, California — which ranks as the world’s sixth-largest economy — and its often overlooked Central Valley offer many opportunities for manufacturing and distribution investment.
area-development-features  Matt  california  pacific-states  central-valley  manufacturing  distribution 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
Location Notebook: Tennessee A Growing Hub for Logistics - Area Development
With an already powerful industry cluster and a strong multimodal transportation infrastructure, Tennessee’s transportation / distribution / logistics sector continues to add jobs and investment.
tennesee  south  logistics  infrastructure  supply-chain  intermodal  transportation  distribution  jobs  manufacturing 
october 2016 by areadevelopment Plans Additional Distribution Center In Kansas City, Kansas - Area Development will locate a second distribution facility in Kansas City, Kansas. The company will add an 855,000-sq.-ft. fulfillment center that will ultimately employ more than 1,000 associates.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Kansas  kansas-city  plains  plains-states  amazon  e-commmerce  ecommerce  distribution-facility  distribution  jobs  fulfillment-center  logistics 
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
Sleepmade Plans New Manufacturing Plant In Lowndes County, Mississippi - Area Development
Officials from Sleepmade, manufacturer of advanced sleep products, is investing $1.415 million and creating 50 jobs by locating manufacturing and distribution operations in Lowndes County, Mississippi.
area-development-news  Matt  economic-development  site-selection  manufacturing  mississippi  south  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  distribution-facility  distribution 
march 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
Baldor Specialty Foods Expands Distribution Hub At Hunts Point In Bronx, New York - Area Development
Baldor Specialty Foods, a fresh produce and specialty food distributor, will expand its facility by 100,000 square feet at Hunts Point Food Distribution Center in the borough of the Bronx, New York.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  food-processing  distribution  new-york-city  new-york  mid-atlantic  distribution-facility  bronx  warehouse-facility  manufacturing 
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
In Its Prime: Lakeland Amazon Fulfillment Center Reaches One-Year Anniversary -
According to Savills Studley's second-quarter report for 2015, overall commercial leasing activity in Tampa Bay increased by 58.5 percent and has largely been spurred by the same increases in shipping volume and e-commerce sales that have been a boon to logistic and distribution companies.
this-week-317  Around-the-web  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  amazon  logistics  distribution  ecommerce  fulfillment-center 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
Cagney Global Logistics Relocates to Expanded Irving, Texas, Headquarters - Area Development
Cagney Global Logistics, a leader in providing logistical and transportation services, relocated its corporate headquarters to a 101,000 square foot facility at 9000 N Royal Lane in Irving, Texas. The new hub includes a larger distribution warehouse, more office space and improved systems aimed to prepare for future growth.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  headquarters  texas  southwest  logistics  distribution  warehouse-facility  supply-chain 
march 2014 by areadevelopment
Morguard Begins Construction On TransLink Logistics Centre in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada - Area Development Online
This Spring Global Transportation Hub and Morguard Investments Ltd. finalized an agreement for Morguard to build and lease world-class facilities for the transportation and distribution sector in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. This week officials began construction on an initial development phase called the TransLink Logistics Centre.
canada  saskatchewan  economic-development  transportation-industry  site-selection  location-canada  transportation-hub  logistics  distribution  matt  regina 
november 2013 by areadevelopment
Classic Creations Invests $1.4 Million To Establish Operations Center In Hillsville, Virginia - Area Development Online
Classic Creations will invest $1.4 million to establish a new commercial screen printing operation to provide retail products to the sports industry in Carroll County, Virginia, creating 55 new jobs. All sales, administration, manufacturing, finishing, shipping, and distribution will be performed out of the facility at 358 Industrial Park Drive in Hillsville, Virginia.
manufacturing  jobs  taxes-incentives  virginia  economic-development  site-selection  distribution  matt 
november 2013 by areadevelopment
BNSF Opens Logistics Park Kansas City Intermodal Facility In Edgerton, Kansas - Area Development Online
BNSF Railway opened its newly designed Logistics Park Kansas City Intermodal Facility in Edgerton, Kansas. LPKC is a more than 1,550-acre master-planned distribution and warehouse development anchored by BNSF’s newest intermodal facility. The business park has 500,000 square feet of speculative distribution building space available for warehouse and distribution centers.
warehousing  bnsf  economic-development  intermodal  site-selection  distribution  kansas  logistics  matt 
october 2013 by areadevelopment
Toy Manufacturer, Redman & Associates, Plans $6.5 Million Rogers, Arkansas, Manufacturing Facility - Area Development Online
Redman & Associates, a supplier of battery-operated ride-on toys to Walmart, will open a $6.5 million manufacturing and distribution facility in Rogers, Arkansas, with plans to hire 74 employees.
manufacturing  jobs  economic-development  site-selection  walmart  distribution  matt  arkansas 
october 2013 by areadevelopment
Integrated Distribution Services Expands Its Plainfield, Indiana, Campus - Area Development Online
A firm that delivers integrated logistics solutions that include fulfillment services, warehousing and distribution, and transportation and freight management services, Integrated Distribution Services, Inc. will expand its office and warehouse facility in Plainfield, Indiana.
indiana  warehousing  warehouse-facility  freight-logistics  economic-development  transportation  site-selection  distribution  logistics  matt 
october 2013 by areadevelopment
Wayzata Home Products Invests $12.1 Million To Establish Connersville, Indiana, Manufacturing-Distribution Center - Area Development Online
A producer of high quality semi-custom kitchen cabinets, Wayzata Home Products, will invest $12.1 million to locate its manufacturing and distribution operations center at the former Ford-Visteon industrial site in Connersville, Indiana, creating up to 309 jobs by 2018.
manufacturing  indiana  jobs  distribution-centers  taxes-incentives  economic-development  site-selection  distribution  matt 
october 2013 by areadevelopment
How Changing Global Trade Patterns and Consumer Habits Will Disrupt Manufacturing Business Models - Area Development Online
Rapid changes in technology, the global labor situation and consumer habits will have a profound effect on the manufacturing supply chain and the commercial real estate sectors of manufacturing, warehousing and distribution, and retail
labor  manufacturing  warehousing  technology  u.s.-manufacturing  supply-chain  economic-development  site-selection  distribution  matt  retail  consumer-habit 
september 2013 by areadevelopment
W. Silver Recycling And Twin Cities To Open Santa Teresa, New Mexico, Operations Center - Area Development Online
W Silver Recycling, a metal recycling company, and Twin Cities, a warehousing, distribution and logistics company, plan to expand their operations to Santa Teresa, New Mexico.
warehousing  recycling  economic-development  new-mexico  site-selection  recycling-industry  matt  distribution  logistics 
july 2013 by areadevelopment
NFI Invests $9.3 Million To Locate Distribution Center In Pennsylvania’s Lehigh County - Area Development Online
A transportation, distribution, logistics and warehouse provider, NFI, will invest $9.3 million to establish a 980,000 square foot facility in Weisenberg Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, creating 126 new jobs and retaining 668 positions. This building will be used as a future distribution center for its worldwide food and beverage cooperative.
jobs  warehousing  taxes-incentives  economic-development  transportation  site-selection  Pennsylvania  matt  distribution  logistics 
july 2013 by areadevelopment
Distribution Strategy Seeks To Attract Top E-Commerce Talent - Distribution Software
Grainger is putting money into first-class office space in downtown Chicago to attract the best and brightest employees.
this-week-221  jobs  illinois  around-the-web  grainger  chicago  distribution  matt 
july 2013 by areadevelopment
Sheetz Inc. To Establish Distribution and Warehouse Facilities In Burlington, North Carolina - Area Development Online
Samet Corporation and Sheetz, Inc. partnered on the construction of a 250,000 square-foot distribution and production facility in Burlington, North Carolina, a project estimated to create 254 jobs by the end of 2018. Sheetz recently selected Samet as the contractor in charge of construction management for the $32.8 million center that the firm said is a cornerstone of its expansion plans for the Convenience Restaurant Chain.
north-carolina  jobs  warehouse-facility  economic-development  site-selection  distribution  matt 
june 2013 by areadevelopment
FedEx Trade Networks Opens New Romulus, Michigan, Distribution Facility - Area Development Online
FedEx Trade Networks, the customs brokerage and freight forwarding arm of global shipping giant FedEx Corp., opened its new distribution facility in Romulus, Michigan.
michigan  fedex  freight-logistics  economic-development  site-selection  logistics  distribution  matt 
june 2013 by areadevelopment
Belgium-based Katoen Natie USA Plans $150 MILLION Baton Rouge Area Petrochemical Storage and Processing Facility - Area Development Online
Katoen Natie USA will invest $150 million to build a 2 million square-foot plastics storage, custom packaging and distribution facility for producers of petrochemical products in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, creating 210 new jobs.
jobs  location  louisiana  taxes-incentives  economic-development  site-selection  logistics  distribution  matt  baton-rouge 
march 2013 by areadevelopment
New Breed Logistics Invests $23 Million To Expand Memphis, Tennessee Operations - Area Development Online
A third-party logistics provider that helps companies design and operate efficient supply chains, New Breed Logistics, will invest $23 million to expand its Memphis, Tenn. operations center, creating 468 warehouse and distribution jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  tennessee  memphis  logistics  supply-chain  matt  distribution  warehousing 
january 2013 by areadevelopment
Amazon cutting good deals on sales tax with states -
On April 27, that changed for Texas. The company and Comptroller Susan Combs announced that Amazon would start collecting sales taxes from customers in the state this month and invest $200 million to create 2,500 local jobs in four years. In ending the levy dispute for an undisclosed amount, Texas joined five other states that receive such remittances
twitterfeed  around-the-web  This-Week-177  distribution  supply-chain  e-commmerce  high-tech 
august 2012 by areadevelopment
Stirrings in Inland Empire -
Developers in Southern California's Inland Empire are moving forward with the region's first speculative warehouse and distribution-center projects since the downturn, in a sign of the surprising resilience of consumer spending.
warehousing  distribution  regional-reports  california  this-week-149  around-the-web  twitterfeed  economic-development-news 
december 2011 by areadevelopment
Amazon Has Opened 15 Fulfillment Centers In 2011, Will Build ‘A Few More’ By End Of The Year - TechCrunch
It’s no secret that Amazon is ramping up fulfillment centers across the globe to meet with increasing demand. The e-commerce giant revealed in April that the company had built nine fulfillment centers in 2011 to meet growing demand in sales across the globe. And in May, Amazon opened two more in Arizons and Indiana.
amazon  logistics  distribution  warehousing  supply-chain  site-selection  this-week-136  around-the-web  twitterfeed 
july 2011 by areadevelopment

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