Plaskolite, a leading manufacturer of thermoplastic sheets, was expanding their operations and scaling their business quickly. The company needed a third-party logistics provider (3PL) that could provide innovative solutions to optimize their transportation network and deliver visibility, technology, and cost savings.
Fabric, which operates small, automated distribution centers in densely-populated areas, is cutting its workforce and shifting its business strategy as grocers and retailers look instead to add automated operations inside stores.
MWPVL International Inc., which tracks Amazon’s real-estate footprint, estimates the company has either shuttered or killed plans to open 42 facilities totaling almost 25 million square feet of usable space.
Communities in the Inland Empire, the U.S.’s logistics mecca east of Los Angeles, are suspending new warehousing projects to examine the impact from decades of pollution — putting the industry under pressure when it’s needed most.
This webinar will show how new models, using urban, suburban and rural strategies for order collection or delivery, and multi-retailer consolidation networks will change how retailers get products into the hands of consumers.
Buying land is a major shift for Amazon, which historically relied on a handful of developers to find property, build fairly simple warehouses and rent them back to the company. Now, Amazon is increasingly taking parts of the development process in-house — often bidding against long-time partners for the best space.
The latest news, analysis, services and systems for facility location planning and network design and their impact on global supply chains. Today’s companies are planning their location of facilities and the underlying transportation network in order to deliver goods in a more timely and efficient manner than ever before. New technologies are transforming the way companies search for and choose the right location for a facility in a region — allowing them to stay ahead of the competition in their industries. As these services continue to evolve, businesses are discovering new ways to increase efficiency and cut costs. Learn how companies are using facility location planning solutions to power their supply chains.
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