The XPO contract logistics spinoff GXO is expanding its shared warehousing solution globally, starting with the European market.
Making its U.S. debut at ProMat in Chicago, CoEvolution is seeking new partners to get its technology into U.S. warehouses.
Have warehouse workers ever had it so good?
Walmart is converting an Atlanta fulfillment center and letting go of nearly 1,500 warehouse associates.
Berkshire Grey survey finds executives bullish on automation to offset labor shortage
A new Berkshire Grey survey found that most supply chain executives believe automation is necessary to counter a shrinking workforce.
There’s a battle brewing in Amazon’s warehouses, and the massive marketplace is losing traction. A federal labor official with the National Labor Relations Board’s Arizona office on Thursday recommended that […]
Industry observers call LED retrofits a disruptive but important step toward sustainability
Self-flying drones from Vimaan will be the eye in the sky for a PFS warehouse in Memphis, Tennessee.
Lucas Systems survey finds that 75% want technology to assist them
The Department of Labor and federal prosecutors in New York are investigating safety concerns at Amazon warehouses.
With e-commerce growth slowing, did Amazon bite off more than it could chew?
Real estate logistics provider Prologis set a net-zero emissions target for 2040 along with other targets in its environmental, social and governance report.
Of the 750 million annual truck deliveries, up to 10% — or 75 million — are rejected
Increasing use of automation is helping GXO Logistics reduce the carbon footprint of its facilities and customer supply chains.
Self-evaluation, continual improvement among keys to keeping employees happy and productive
Amazon workers vote against unionizing a second warehouse on Staten Island after an earlier union win, dealing a blow to the Amazon Labor Union.
The Great Resignation has touched nearly every business, but if warehouse businesses want to weather the storm, they need to prove their commitment to growing, changing and doing better for employees.
Amazon’s JFK-8 in Staten Island is the first warehouse in the company’s history to vote to unionize. Now, the ball is in the massive retailer’s court.
Amazon has historically been a prolific union crusher, but it may be facing its biggest test yet at facilities in New York and Alabama.
Revised figures show 1.55 million work in truck transportation sector
A fire that started at a Walmart distribution center in Plainfield, Indiana, just before noon on Wednesday continued to burn into the following morning.
Capacity constraints, wars and more are putting pressure on logistics operators to innovate like never before.
Warehouse workers and supervisors worry about automation’s potential to replace jobs, but they show optimism when it comes to boosting productivity.
Glencore is selling its metals warehousing business to Malaysia-based Infinity Logistics and Transport Ventures.
The latest state of fulfillment report from Bringg finds retailers adapting to faster delivery and fulfillment demands, but many challenges continue to hamper efforts at meeting consumer demands.
Miami-based Elion is adding 10 last-mile logistics assets in a $245 million deal.
Warehouse executives see great potential with AI, but most feel it is being underutilized due to a lack of understanding.
Automation company Berkshire Grey has released the latest generation of its Robotic Product Sortation solution for e-commerce order fulfillment.
Cainiao is becoming a bigger logistics giant than Amazon in cross-border trade.
The port congestion crisis is Southern California is not getting any better.
The e-commerce fulfillment and SaaS provider is tapping into Florida’s retail supply chain.
Honeywell hopes its new robot will cut back on warehouse injuries while making case picking more productive than ever.
Jobs Report: Trucking increases and warehouse employment soars
JFK Airport is boxed in by the city, so expanding cargo facilities isn’t easy. A partial solution is on the way, which means goods can get delivered faster.
Cargo handling companies at Chicago O’Hare International Airport are crying, “No mas.” They’re investing in warehouses outside the airport because cargo volumes are causing gridlock at airport terminals.
Now that shipping lines hold the pricing cards, importers must reset strategies, says Sea-Intelligence’s Jochen Gutschmidt.
Surging activity around logistics properties dominated the headlines in a fourth-quarter industrial real estate report. The strong trends are expected to advance into 2021 with some moderation seen as more supply comes online.
On this week’s Drilling Deep podcast, Thomas LaSalvia of Moody’s Analytics REIS looks at the market for warehouse space additions being driven by the growth in e-commerce. And he finds […]
Logistics real estate investment trust (REIT) Prologis beats third-quarter expectations and raises guidance. Conditions have improved and the runway for e-commerce-related growth appears long.
Logistics real estate investment trust Prologis records a better-than-expected third quarter and modestly raises its 2020 guidance.
Augmented reality can help managers visualize warehouse operations better and train workers on a virtual 3D interface.
Prologis’ research group views the potential conversion of underutilized brick-and-mortar retail space to logistics real estate as minimal.
Victoria and the city of Melbourne, Australia, are tightening health measures to stop an outbreak of the coronavirus. Imports and exports could get stuck at terminals and warehouses.
Logistics REIT Prologis sees demand for space accelerate even as e-commerce activity recedes to near-normal levels. 2020 outlook raised on market tightness.
Real estate and logistics services firm CBRE Inc. predicts U.S. Southeast and Gulf Coast seaports will benefit from supply chain shifts away from China in the wake of the pandemic.
Prologis seeks to sell the largest-ever warehouse portfolio in the U.K. The deal is reported to include 22 properties valued at more than $500 million.
Amazon has been linked to several large real estate transactions this week, including the lease of a 1 million-square-foot facility in New York.
Cold storage facility operator Americold announces plans to resume facility expansion project in New Zealand.
Americold Realty Trust will partner with grocery retailer to provide 500,000 square feet of frozen storage space in two new facilities.
The need for social distancing will push companies to look at increased automation of their warehouses.
Companies trading in the affected foreign markets will have to decide if shifting to other forwarders will justify the resulting high shipping costs.
World Shipping Council issues reminder that seafarers are the backbone of international supply chains.
Americold Realty Trust plans to keep all 183 cold storage facilities “open for business.”
Andy Peters provides information about the real estate marketing in the warehouse/distribution center sector.
Drivers waste well over two hours at check-in, but Truckerd-In looks to streamline the process.
CVSA sets dates for Roadcheck and announces focus on driver requirements. Also, FedEx goes old school to build its future, Canada tackles USMCA approval and Democratic presidential candidates lay out their transportation plans.
French-based 3PL FM Logistic has unveiled the Ergoskel, an ergoskeleton designed to assist warehouse employees to work around parcels without them taking a toll on their bodies.
Among the findings: The serious injury rate in some facilities is double the national average for the warehousing industry, and for every $1 in wages, Amazon workers receive 24 cents in public assistance.
CBRE sees slowing but still-strong U.S. industrial real estate market
Brexit-driven scramble for supply chain properties continues as Tristan plans $165 million investment in Dutch logistics platform.
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A shortage of nickel may stall EV battery production’ car haulers cry the driver shortage blues; where will the value-added warehouse jobs come from?
Americold Realty Trust sees favorable refrigerated warehouse supply and demand dynamics continuing.
eBay to launch fulfillment, delivery service for high-volume US users
Owners of industrial real estate expect gains in 2019 but not to the extent that had been once forecast, a survey found.
A credits markets reporter writes about the waning value of the motor fuels tax screen. A logistics company starts-up in Myanmar. And the supposedly available US labor pool is not as available as one might think
Deal broadens Americold geography, protein business.
OLIMP is a platform that connects shippers and carriers to provide cross docking, on demand warehousing and last mile delivery.
The Anchorage airport has built its reputation on location, location, location. But the facility also boasts an operations advantage that many carriers don’t know about.
Flexible automation in warehouses is about maintaining floor robots that are mobile, scalable based on demand volatility, and equipped to collaborate with humans for optimizing operations.
Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing (MSREI), the private real estate investment arm of Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS), has purchased a majority stake of KSH Infra Pvt. Ltd. for INR (Rupees) 3.5 billion or $49 million.
Kerry Logistics (SEHK: 636) has entered a joint venture with E-Services Group (ESG) according to a Kerry press release. The joint venture, Kerry ESG, will increase e-commerce fulfillment in Hong Kong, mainland China and Taiwan, as well as the 10 members nations of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
Decision triggered by changes in Verizon Wireless product distribution.
Plus One Robotics helps warehousing robots get scene perception, allowing them to identify and pick parcels from a cluttered pile.
Swissport will acquire the remaining 50 percent of Heathrow Cargo Handling Ltd. (HCH) it does not currently own from Air France, its joint venture partner. Swissport announced the acquisition on February 11.