Here are seven logistics hot spots that attract logistics site selectors looking for a superb location for long-term business efficiency and economic success.
Rise of e-commerce changing logistics real estate landscape; Companies who don’t sell globally may be sacrificing profits; Many smaller fleets non-compliant with upcoming ELD mandate
Tremendous logistical advantages—combined with a central geographic location, highly skilled workforce, and business-friendly environment—make Georgia an ideal site for new manufacturing and distribution facilities.
Site selection and expansion is a science. This article discusses what industry leaders are doing to ensure new sites and expansions improve their supply chains, resulting in long-term growth and success, and how logistics professionals should respond in 2016 and beyond.
Leasing new property is an important part of expanding or streamlining operations. Here’s what you need to know to negotiate a suitable rent price.
Incentives play an instrumental part in creating cost savings and cost avoidance for projects, touching on everything from workforce training to energy spending. ElectriCities of North Carolina and Hoosier Energy are examples of regional organizations that help attract companies to their communities with incentives and other advantages.
Variable costs offer an ideal way for many shippers to keep money in their proverbial pocket. Fixed costs can be converted to variable costs by enlisting a third-party logistics (3PL) provider.
Whole Foods’ 460+ centrally located stores will augment Amazon’s physical infrastructure and allow it to use the stores as distribution centers. In return, Amazon’s targeted transaction data, technological expertise, and logistical prowess catapult Whole Foods into the online realm and suggest a new level of convenience.
Whatever challenges your perishable goods operation faces, it’s likely that the right 3PL can offer innovative solutions.
When the time arrives to consider investing in additional space, many distribution centers, retailers and businesses dependent on warehouses face a dilemma: should the organization move to a new facility, build an addition, or try to retrofit an older warehouse? And, in the case of a retrofit or addition, what can be done to make an aging or existing warehouse space more suitable?
Supply chain infrastructure is rebuilding itself, below the surface where only logisticians can see it.