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Infographic: Visualizing the World's Busiest Ports - Visual Capitalist
An estimated 90% of world trade is facilitated by maritime shipping, and as trade volumes continue to increase, the world’s busiest ports continue to grow larger and more efficient to meet demand.
this-week-448  Around-the-web  Matt  ports  infrastructure  logistics  supply-chain 
9 days ago by areadevelopment
U-Haul Names Top 50 Growth States For 2018
Texas registered as the U-Haul No. 1 Growth State in America for the third consecutive year, according to U-Haul® data analyzing U.S. migration trends for 2018.

U-Haul Growth States are calculated by the net gain of one-way U-Haul trucks entering a state versus leaving that state during a calendar year. Migration trends data is compiled from more than 2 million one-way U-Haul truck sharing transactions that occur annually.
logistics  ranking  state-rankings  Around-the-web  this-week-448  diaspora  workforce-migration 
15 days ago by areadevelopment
Trading Places: Retail Properties Converted to Industrial Use - CBRE
Shifting consumer shopping preferences for e-commerce and in-store omnichannel platforms have caused developers and users to convert some vacant retail properties to industrial/logistics space. There are 24 retail-to-industrial projects that have commenced since 2016, turning 7.9 million sq. ft. of retail space into 10.9 million sq. ft. of new industrial space either by converting the existing retail structure or replacing it with new industrial construction on-site.
warehouse-facility  logistics  supply-chain  e-commmerce  Around-the-web  this-week-448 
16 days ago by areadevelopment
A Tiny Screw Shows Why iPhones Won’t Be ‘Assembled in U.S.A.’ - The New York Times
Despite a trade war between the United States and China and past admonishments from President Trump “to start building their damn computers and things in this country,” Apple is unlikely to bring its manufacturing closer to home.
this-week-448  Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  exports  imports  trade  trade-agreements  supply-chain  logistics  made-in-america 
22 days ago by areadevelopment
Trade war: Firms look to new factories as tariffs bite - BBC News
The world's largest maker of industrial computers, Taiwan's Advantech, plans to boost US production to combat the hit from the trade war.
this-week-448  Around-the-web  Matt  tariffs  exports  imports  trade  trade-agreements  government-policy  manufacturing  supply-chain  logistics 
22 days ago by areadevelopment
Developers Woo Retail Tenants With Tallest-Ever Warehouses - WSJ
To bring tenants closer to urban consumers, developers in New York, North Carolina and Wisconsin are building four-story warehouses.
this-week-447-top  Around-the-web  Matt  warehouse-facility  warehousing  e-commmerce  ecommerce  retail  retail-industry  logistics  supply-chain 
29 days ago by areadevelopment
Amazon pushing hard into ocean shipping from China to U.S. - USAToday
Quietly and below the radar, Amazon has been ramping up its ocean shipping service, sending close to 4.7 million cartons of consumers goods from China to the United States over the past year, records show.
amazon  logistics  global-supply-chain  freight-logistics  seaports  port-of-seattle  port-of-long-beach  china  Around-the-web  amazon-logistics  this-week-447 
4 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 
4 weeks ago by areadevelopment
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
Warehouses Test a New Breed of AI Robots - WSJ
XPO Logistics, Rakuten are among companies rolling out automation to boost productivity, increasing human-machine collaboration
this-week-446  Around-the-web  Matt  AI  logistics  warehouse-facility  warehousing  advanced-technology  tech  high-tech  technology  robotics  workforce  jobs 
5 weeks ago by areadevelopment
As Millennials ‘Buy Everything Online,’ Truckers Reap Riches - Bloomberg
The market for so-called last-mile deliveries amounted to $8.9 billion in 2018, up about 10 percent from the previous year, said Satish Jindel, founder of SJ Consulting Group.
this-week-446  Around-the-web  Matt  last-mile  e-commmerce  ecommerce  trucking  logistics  supply-chain  amazon  retail  retail-industry 
5 weeks ago by areadevelopment
Infrastructure Investment: Shifting the Focus from Cost to Opportunity - Area Development
The cost of upgrading and maintaining U.S. infrastructure is an investment that will pay off for industry and the nation as a whole, resulting in job creation and increased GDP.
area-development-features  Matt  economic-development  site-selection  infrastructure  supply-chain  logistics  jobs 
6 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
Smart city logistics is the future of urban infill supply chain - JLL
Cities are reacting to the onslaught of e-commerce deliveries by enacting new policies designed to help make urban logistics more efficient.
logistics  urban-infill  ecommerce  warehouse-facility  supply-chain  last-mile-delivery  Around-the-web  this-week-447 
11 weeks ago by areadevelopment
Tijuana Trucks Rush to U.S. in Case Trump Makes Good on Threats - Bloomberg
The immediate concern is another limited shutdown that would really hit commercial traffic between the two countries. With billions of dollars at stake, companies aren’t taking chances. Many trucks are rumbling through Otay about one-third full. Manufacturing managers aren’t waiting for them to be completely loaded, pushing goods out as quickly as possible.
mexico  NAFTA  nearshoring  logistics  global-supply-chain  Around-the-web  this-week-443 
11 weeks ago by areadevelopment
Convenience Is Key in Last-Mile Delivery around the World - strategy+business
Getting consumers their packages when and where they want them in a cost-effective way is a global need, but shipping solutions vary by region.
last-mile-delivery  logistics  supply-chain  e-commmerce  this-week-443-top  Around-the-web 
12 weeks ago by areadevelopment
The Key to Industrial Site Selection? Consumers and Labor - Area Development
Rising consumer delivery expectations and tight labor markets are the two most important site selection criteria for today’s industrial site selectors.
area-development-features  Matt  site-selection  economic-development  labor  workforce  supply-chain  logistics  industrial-real-estate 
november 2018 by areadevelopment
Urban infill: the route to delivery solutions - JLL
With growth in e-commerce sales expected to double over the next ten years, the competition for consumers continues to heat up. And now, same-day delivery expectations have forced many companies to consider a number of different urban infill options in order to reach consumers in and around major U.S. cities.
urban-planning  e-commmerce  warehouse-facility  logistics  last-mile-delivery  supply-chain  Around-the-web  this-week-441 
november 2018 by areadevelopment
As Infrastructure Crumbles, So Does U.S. Manufacturing - Industry Week
Rebuildling our bridges, roads and waterways is perhaps the best economic investment we can make.
this-week-441  Around-the-web  Matt  infrastructure  logistics  supply-chain  manufacturing 
november 2018 by areadevelopment
What’s Your U.S. Manufacturing and Tariff Strategy? - Area Development
With the uncertain future of new tariffs and penalties, is it time to consider building a manufacturing site in the United States?
area-development-features  Matt  manufacturing  tariffs  exports  imports  trump  trade  trade-agreements  logistics  supply-chain 
november 2018 by areadevelopment
Is apparel manufacturing coming home? - McKinsey
Tomorrow’s successful apparel companies will be those that take the lead to enhance the apparel value chain on two fronts: nearshoring and automation. Both must be addressed, and in a sustainable way. Apparel brands and retailers in Europe and the United States can no longer do business as usual and expect to thrive.
global-supply-chain  last-mile-delivery  logistics  reshoring  nearshoring  textiles-clothing-industries  business-globalization  Around-the-web  this-week-439-top 
october 2018 by areadevelopment
Innovation, Disruption and the Value of Time: The Next 10 Years in Logistics Real Estate - Prologis
What’s next for logistics real estate? That question has been central to our three-part series on supply chains, which launched in April. In this final installment, we study how the following mega trends across the broader logistics ecosystem could affect logistics real estate in the next decade.
logistics  warehouse-facility  automation  industry-reports  prologis  Around-the-web  this-week-437-top 
october 2018 by areadevelopment
Megahubs International Index 2018 - OAG
The OAG Megahubs International Index 2018 reveals the 50 most internationally connected airports in the world.
this-week-437  Around-the-web  Matt  intermodal  airports  supply-chain  logistics  infrastructure  globalization 
september 2018 by areadevelopment
Norfolk Southern likely to leave Virginia for Atlanta; planes and people are a big reason — FreightWaves
Norfolk Southern is reportedly getting ready to pull up stakes and move its corporate headquarters to Atlanta, a move a corporate relocation expert calls "an opportunity for them to recalibrate and refresh their brand."
freight-logistics  logistics  rail-logitsics  corporate-headquarters  site-selection  site-selection-factors  airports  Around-the-web  this-week-436  norfolk-southern  Atlanta  Georgia  virgina 
september 2018 by areadevelopment
Rails increasingly in sweet spot as trucking capacity crisis hits peak season - Logistics Management
Railroads are capitalizing on the acute shortage of drivers in the trucking industry as capacity constraints limit truckers’ ability to compete on some long-haul deferred bulk freight.
rail-logitsics  freight-logistics  trucking  supply-chain  logistics  Around-the-web  this-week-433-top 
august 2018 by areadevelopment
Recognizing infrastructure’s role as a local economic anchor - Brookings
Investing in infrastructure is foundational to these efforts. Not only does infrastructure serve as a platform to support industries and broader regional growth, but it can also be a driver of more equitable and enduring growth for individuals.
this-week-433  Around-the-web  Matt  infrastructure  economic-development  site-selection  manufacturing  supply-chain  logistics 
august 2018 by areadevelopment
The Rise of the Last-Mile Exchange - strategy+business
Keeping up with the growing volume of e-commerce will require delivery companies to disrupt their long-standing business model.
e-commmerce  logistics  supply-chain  Around-the-web  this-week-432 
august 2018 by areadevelopment
Manufacturing Convergence and the Industrial Internet of Things - Gray Consruction
Manufacturing has always been a process — raw material at one end, finished product at the other. But more and more, manufacturing is the site where many processes are converging: computer-aided design (CAD), process simulation, the actual machining processes plus machine tool monitoring and adjusting, plant and shipping logistics and much more, all made possible over the Internet, specifically the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).
internet-of-things  industry4.0  shop-floor  logistics  Around-the-web  this-week-432  insider-10-17-2018 
july 2018 by areadevelopment
Logistics Real Estate: Largely Isolated from Recent Trade Action - Prologis
Our research on logistics real estate has recently focused on the importance of consumption, including e-commerce, how location strategy has become a critical differentiator, and the reduced importance of trade as an industry driver.
this-week-431  Around-the-web  Matt  logistics  supply-chain  e-commmerce  ecommerce  trade  trade-agreements  insider-11-20-2018 
july 2018 by areadevelopment
Textile Industry Shattered by China Trade Embraces Trump Crusade - Bloomberg
While there’s no shortage of doom and gloom coming from corporate America about President Donald Trump’s trade war with China, there is at least one U.S. industry cheering him on: textiles.
this-week-431  Around-the-web  Matt  textiles-clothing-industries  NAFTA  china  manufacturing  supply-chain  logistics  trade  imports  exports 
july 2018 by areadevelopment
Amazon is recruiting entrepreneurs to start delivery networks - CNBC
Watch out FedEx, UPS, DHL and the U.S. Postal Service: Amazon is building its own last-mile delivery service.
this-week-430  Around-the-web  Matt  amazon  logistics  supply-chain  e-commmerce  entrepreneurship  innovation  high-tech  tech  technology 
june 2018 by areadevelopment
That Noise You Hear Is the Sound of Globalization Going Into Reverse - WSJ
As trade barriers break up world-wide supply chains, the real costs are higher prices and fewer choices for consumers
this-week-430  Around-the-web  Matt  logistics  supply-chain  globalization  exports  trade  trade-agreements  government-policy  manufacturing 
june 2018 by areadevelopment
In Focus: Steel Tariffs to Prevent U.S. Economic Growth - Area Development
The recently enacted tariffs on steel and aluminum have created an uncertain investment climate for both domestic and foreign firms, causing companies to rethink their supply chain strategies and put their expansion plans on hold.
area-development-features  Matt  economic-development  site-selection  steel-industry  trade  trade-agreements  government-policy  supply-chain  logistics 
june 2018 by areadevelopment
Booming Savannah Port Sees Trade Tensions as Just a Hiccup - The New York Times
At the nation’s fourth-busiest gateway, local confidence over its potential outweighs any anxiety over the threat of tariffs.
port-of-savannah  Georgia  Around-the-web  this-week-425  logistics  global-supply-chain 
may 2018 by areadevelopment
Los Angeles Real Estate News: Class B space is new ‘A’ space in tight Los Angeles-Long Beach warehousing market - JOC
With industrial vacancy rates in Los Angeles-Long Beach close to 1 percent for the past two years, and rents increasing by 12 percent a year, e-commerce fulfillment, light assembly, and specialty retail importers in Southern California are paying record prices for Class B and C properties.
industrial-real-estate  market-reports  ports  logistics  california  Around-the-web  this-week-425 
may 2018 by areadevelopment
The New Aluminum and Steel Tariffs: Implementation, Consequences, and Next Steps - Area Development
Businesses that use steel and/or aluminum need to understand how the recently enacted tariffs will affect their supply chain as well as their bottom line.
area-development-features  Matt  aluminum-industry  site-selection  logistics  supply-chain  manufacturing  trade  trade-agreements  NAFTA  government-policy 
may 2018 by areadevelopment
In Age of Amazon, You Could Invest in Tech—or in Warehouses - Bloomberg
Industrial real estate is crushing offices, malls, apartments. REITs holding big, new, ‘last mile’ properties have the edge.
logistics  warehouse-facility  industrial-real-estate  market-reports  Around-the-web  this-week-424 
may 2018 by areadevelopment
What's the impact of aluminum and steel tarrifs? JLL
How will the recently announced tariffs on raw steel and aluminum impact U.S. industrial real estate and trade? JLL's global trade expert and Chief Strategist of Ports, Airports and Global Infrastructure, Dr. Walter Kemmsies, takes on the tough questions surrounding today's global economy.​
logistics  infrastructure  economic-analysis  trade-agreements  government-policy  aluminum-industry  steel-industry  tariffs  Around-the-web  this-week-422  sfp-insider-5-18-2018 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
Why Working on the Railroad Comes With a $25,000 Signing Bonus - WSJ
Tight labor market forces BNSF, Union Pacific to dangle big incentives from Missouri to Oregon.
this-week-422  Around-the-web  Matt  rail  rail-logitsics  railroad  workforce  jobs  logistics  labor 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
NOAA Joins with PortMiami to Let Larger Cargo Ships Safely Enter Seaport - Department of Commerce
PORTS is a successful public-private partnership that reduces ship accidents by more than 50 percent, increases the amount of cargo ships can carry, reduces transit delays for commercial traffic, enhances recreational activities, and improves hazardous spill response. Before the addition of PortMiami, a NOAA analysis estimated as much as a $300 million annual benefit from an expanded PORTS system. Including PortMiami, there are 31 PORTS in the country, supporting 85 percent of the nation’s cargo by tonnage.
logistics  public-private-partnerships  port-of-miami  ports  panama-canal  panmax  Around-the-web  this-week-421 
april 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, 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
E-Commerce Growth Boosting Demand for Reverse Logistics - Transport Topics
s e-commerce volumes continue to grow, customer returns of products ordered online also are rising at a rapid clip, a trend that is increasing the need for efficient reverse logistics processes to control costs.
Around-the-web  this-week-420  logistics  logistics-center  supply-chain 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
Truck Driver Salaries Rising on Surging Freight Demand - WSJ
Report says wages rose up to 18% in past four years and benefits are also on the upswing, adding to higher logistics costs in a tight trucking market
logistics  freight-logistics  trucking  cost-of-doing-business  Around-the-web  this-week-420 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
Ports Off to Strong Start in 2018, but Expansion Needed, Experts Say - Transport Topics
For now, the ports and dray truckers are holding their own regarding moving cargo by operating more efficiently. But officials caution many ports may be about to reach the physical limits of their capacity to expand.
transportation  logistics  global-supply-chain  ports  Around-the-web  this-week-419 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
What Chinese Tariffs Targeting American Crops Will Mean For Farmers - WBUR News
Today, the Chinese government announced tariffs on 128 American products, including food. Pork will be taxed 25 percent, and wine, dried fruit, and nuts are now subject to a 15 percent duty.
this-week-419  Around-the-web  Matt  agribusiness  agriculture  food-industry  food-processing  NAFTA  china  trade  trade-agreements  government-policy  globalization  global-supply-chain  supply-chain  logistics  insider-4-12-2018 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
Supply chains of steel: How tariffs will disrupt downstream manufacturing - Supply Chain Dive
As a primer, steel is an iron and carbon alloy, including small amounts of manganese, silicon, sulphur, oxygen and phosphorus. About 50% of all steel is used for buildings and infrastructure, and it’s the major component in the world’s 17 million shipping containers and steel ships that transport cargo.
this-week-419  Around-the-web  Matt  steel-industry  trade  trade-agreements  government-policy  supply-chain  manufacturing  logistics  insider-4-12-2018 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
Last-Mile Delivery Models to Revolutionize Urban Logistics by 2025 - MH&L
Spiraling last-mile delivery costs and changing customer demands are causing retailers to look at click-and-collect, locker boxes, on-demand, and autonomous solutions.
logistics  supply-chain  ecommerce  retail-industry  last-mile-logistics  Around-the-web  this-week-418  insider-11-20-2018 
march 2018 by areadevelopment
State reaches preliminary lease deal for Port of Wilmington and open container port in Edgemoor - Delaware Business Now
The State of Delaware announced a preliminary agreement with the Emirates-owned Gulftainer Group to lease the Port of Wilmington from the state, construct a new container shipping facility on the Delaware River, and expand jobs at the port.
this-week-418  Around-the-web  Matt  Delaware  mid-atlantic  logistics  supply-chain  infrastructure  ports  shipping  freight-logistics  freight  jobs  economic-development 
march 2018 by areadevelopment
Prologis Builds First Ground-Up Multistory Warehouse In U.S. - Industrial
Warehouse buildings in rural regions were once adequate, but the new rule as companies seek to be closer to consumers is to move into urban areas. The problem is land closer to urban centers is limited and expensive.
this-week-417-top  Around-the-web  Matt  warehouse-facility  warehousing  distribution-facility  supply-chain  logistics  industrial-real-estate  construction 
march 2018 by areadevelopment
Business Groups Say Now’s the Time to Increase Gas Tax for Roads - Bloomberg
The largest U.S. business lobby and the trucking industry joined forces to urge skeptical lawmakers to increase federal fuel taxes for the first time in a quarter century to raise money for crumbling roads and bridges.
industry-organizations  gas  gas-tax  logistics  supply-chain  infrastructure  government-policy  Around-the-web  insider-3--19-2018 
march 2018 by areadevelopment
Infrastructure Spending Should Focus On Exports: JLL’s Kemmsies - Bloomberg
Walter Kemmsies, Economist and Chief Strategist of JLL’s Ports, Airports and Global Infrastructure Group, on the plausibility of the Trump infrastructure and financing proposal, and investment opportunities and risks.
this-week-413  Around-the-web  Matt  infrastructure  logistics  supply-chain  government-policy  economic-development  insider-3-19-2018 
march 2018 by areadevelopment
Get On Track With a Rail-Served Site - Area Development
The economic and environmental benefits of freight rail transportation should be considered when developing your next facility.
area-development-features  Matt  economic-development  site-selection  freight  freight-logistics  logistics  supply-chain  infrastructure  rail  rail-logitsics  railroad  manufacturing 
march 2018 by areadevelopment
Coming Soon to a Front Porch Near You: Package Delivery Via Drone - WSJ
Federal authorities promise unmanned aircraft proponents: ‘We’ll help you get there.
this-week-416  Around-the-web  Matt  drones  Aerospace  supply-chain  logistics 
march 2018 by areadevelopment
Uber self driving trucks now deliver in Arizona - USA TODAY
Uber has been sending self-driving trucks on delivery runs across Arizona since November, the first step in what promises to be a freight transportation revolution that could radically reshape the jobs of long-haul truckers.
this-week-415  Around-the-web  Matt  uber  trucking  supply-chain  logistics  autonomous-vehicles  high-tech  technology  tech  automotive-industry 
march 2018 by areadevelopment
Reverse Logistics in the “Age of Entitlement” - Logistics Management
As e-commerce flourishes, product returns have become even peskier. At the same time, those in the third-party logistics space who aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty are helping shippers create new revenue streams by accommodating the booming demand.
reverse-logistics  logistics  supply-chain  3p-logistics  warehouse-facility  distribution-facility  Around-the-web  this-week-415 
march 2018 by areadevelopment
Smart trucks are going to need smarter roads…and smarter workers - PwC Industrial Insights
as it turns out, better AI isn’t necessarily top-of-mind for businesses assessing the potential benefits of autonomous vehicles. While 69% of respondents in a survey by PwC and the Manufacturing Institute said technological immaturity was the biggest barrier to adoption of autonomous trucks, that’s not where they see the biggest need for investment in the space. Instead, more businesses who participated in our study (64%) would like to see increased funding for smart infrastructure than greater investment in AI, sensors, or vehicle-to-vehicle communications.
automotive-industry  autonomous-vehicles  infrastructure  executive-surveys  Around-the-web  logistics  freight-logistics  trucking  this-week-414 
march 2018 by areadevelopment
‘Amazon Effect’ Is Hiking Pay and Fueling Land Rush in U.S. - Bloomberg
Since 2015, at least 31 e-commerce fulfillment centers and other distribution depots have opened or are under development. The list of arrivals includes, Williams-Sonoma, and FedEx.
this-week-414  Around-the-web  Matt  e-commmerce  ecommerce  logistics  supply-chain  economic-development  site-selection  amazon 
march 2018 by areadevelopment
Front Line: A New Age for Trucking - Area Development
High driver turnover, the new mandate limiting drivers’ hours on the road, and the boom in e-commerce are spurring the adoption of driverless trucks.
area-development-features  Matt  logistics  supply-chain  infrastructure  trucking  economic-development  site-selection  manufacturing  e-commmerce  ecommerce 
march 2018 by areadevelopment
Canada’s container trade growth set to sail past U.S. - The Globe and Mail
The signing of two major trade deals with global trading partners will help send Canada's growth in imports and exports by container surging past that of the United States, marine shipper Maersk Line says.
this-week-413  Around-the-web  Matt  canada  location-canada  logistics  supply-chain  infrastructure  freight  freight-logistics  shipping  ports  intermodal 
february 2018 by areadevelopment
Could Amazon's future business delivery service hurt FedEx Corp. and UPS Inc.? - Memphis Business Journal
The bottom line: Whenever Amazon enters a new sector, fear follows — a valid reaction to a company that has earned its reputation as a disruptor.
this-week-414  Around-the-web  Matt  logistics  supply-chain  amazon 
february 2018 by areadevelopment
Trump To Unveil Long-Awaited $1.5 Trillion Infrastructure Plan - NPR
President Trump will finally be unveiling his long-awaited $1.5 trillion plan to repair and rebuild the nation's crumbling highways, bridges, railroads, airports, seaports and water systems Monday.
this-week-413  Around-the-web  Matt  trump  government-policy  infrastructure  economic-development  industrial-sector  manufacturing  jobs  logistics  supply-chain  ports  airports 
february 2018 by areadevelopment
Amazon to Launch Delivery Service That Would Vie With FedEx, UPS - WSJ
The company is preparing to begin the offering in Los Angeles with its ‘third-party merchants’ and then roll it out more broadly.
this-week-412  Around-the-web  Matt  amazon  fedex  UPS  logistics  supply-chain  e-commmerce  retail 
february 2018 by areadevelopment
Internet giants fuel warehouse demand as industrial land prices surge - CNBC
Land fit for future fulfillment centers for the likes of Amazon and Walmart saw huge spikes in prices last year, according to real estate services firm CBRE.
this-week-412  Around-the-web  Matt  warehouse-facility  warehousing  e-commmerce  logistics  supply-chain  economic-development  site-selection 
february 2018 by areadevelopment
Avoiding the Hidden Hazards of Industry 4.0 - BCG
Companies must gain a detailed understanding of their performance problems before investing in Industry 4.0 solutions. Winning companies will use these insights to define a comprehensive approach to operational excellence that includes optimal applications of digital technology.
strategy  industry4.0  warehousing  logistics  Around-the-web  this-week-412 
february 2018 by areadevelopment
Infrastructure and Its Role in the U.S. Economy - Area Development
The federal government is leaning toward the creation of public-private partnerships to finance much-needed improvements to the nation’s infrastructure, which is vital to the manufacturing sector as well as national security.
area-development-features  Matt  economic-development  site-selection  manufacturing  infrastructure  supply-chain  logistics  public-private-partnerships 
february 2018 by areadevelopment
In Focus: The ELD Mandate - How It Will Change Your Business Operations - Area Development
The ELD Mandate, which will change how truckers operate, will ultimately benefit both the trucking industry and the shippers/manufacturers that utilize the industry’s services.
area-development-features  Matt  economic-development  site-selection  trucking  logistics  supply-chain  freight  freight-logistics 
january 2018 by areadevelopment
How will Industry 4.0 impact U.S. manufacturing? - JLL Real Views
The Fourth Industrial Revolution is picking up steam in warehouse aisles and factory floors around the world.
industry4.0  logistics  warehouse-facility  shop-floor  internet-of-things  Around-the-web  this-week-411 
january 2018 by areadevelopment
Trucking Firms Boost Orders for New Vehicles - WSJ
December’s surge in demand for Class 8 trucks portends another busy year for freight-hauling industry
this-week-309  Around-the-web  Matt  trucking  logistics  supply-chain  freight  freight-logistics 
january 2018 by areadevelopment
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