Distribution Centers

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Jun 21, 2018 2:00PM EDT
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The Port of Los Angeles.
15 Mar 2018
Despite paying higher rents and encountering especially low vacancy rates in US seaport cities and large inland cities, BCOs will continue to seek warehouse and distribution space in those high-cost locations, rather than secondary markets, decision makers told TPM 2018 conference attendees. 
Port of Los Angeles.
20 Feb 2018
Growing imports are driving up demand, and rental rates, for seaport warehouses, but beneficial cargo owners in secondary and tertiary markets will likely face a truck capacity shortage due to the electronic logging device and warehouse space in those markets could actually see rental rates soften.
21 Dec 2017
Tension over the crunch has sparked a number of disputes in recent months.
28 Nov 2017
The Port of Oakland Commission on Thursday is scheduled to take its second and final vote on the CenterPoint agreement.
08 Nov 2017
Consumers’ embrace of e-commerce appears to be permanent.
13 Oct 2017
During the last two decades, Georgia has encouraged development of import distribution centers that have attracted all-water services from Asia and made Savannah the second-largest US East Coast container port.
10 Oct 2017
The twin drivers of a strong economy and the e-commerce boom have stoked demand.
02 Oct 2017
Since mid-2016, when PortFresh Logistics opened a 100,000-square-foot cold-treatment facility, chilled imports through the port have surged nearly 300 percent.
14 Sep 2017
Inland warehouses and trucking loom as a potential weak link in the supply chain of US cotton exporters preparing for their biggest harvest in years.
24 Jul 2017
US shippers are increasingly setting up warehouses and distribution centers in the Lehigh Valley, from which they are a 60- to 80-mile dray from the Port of New York and New Jersey.
14 Jul 2017
A consortium of Chinese investors has made an $11.6 billion offer for GLP, paying a huge premium for the Singapore-listed logistics property developer.
12 Jul 2017
The amount of available warehouse and distribution space in the United States hits a 16-year low.
12 Jul 2017
Some of the largest and most congested US metropolitan areas have shorter last-mile delivery runs on average than smaller cities, a CBRE survey shows.
07 Jul 2017
Online marketplaces and mobile apps are challenging decades-old business models for industrial distributors as use of e-commerce channels grows, a UPS survey finds.
26 May 2017
Beauty is not skin-deep for European Wax Center: It depends on logistics.
01 May 2017
It’s the first time the community has responded this way to a new fulfillment center in what is already a major US inland logistics hub.
27 Apr 2017
Demand for warehouse and distribution space was unabated in the first quarter despite low vacancy rates and increasing rents.