distribution
Business, Logistics

Food Service Distributor Atlantic Beverage Receives New Investment

Atlantic Beverage Co., an Edison, N.J.-based importer and distributor of nonperishable food and beverage products, has received new capital from a group of investment firms led by KCM Capital Partners in Chicago.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
August 27, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous

XPO, Nestle Team on UK Distribution Center

Robotic arm at an XPO Logistics facility Robotic arms such as this one will be featured at the UK distribution center. (XPO Logistics)

XPO Logistics has joined with food and drink giant Nestle to create a 638,000-square foot distribution center that will feature robotics and state of the art automation in Leicestershire, United Kingdom. The center is scheduled to be completed in 2020.

Transport Topics
June 18, 2018
Business

Metro Supply Chain Group Expands Home Delivery, Warehousing Operations in Canada

Metro Supply Chain Group has completed two acquisitions designed to boost its home delivery services and expand its warehousing and distribution operations for consumer packaged goods in Canada.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
May 16, 2018
Business, Logistics

Coyote Logistics to Open Atlanta Office, Add 325 Jobs

Coyote Logistics Coyote Logistics

Coyote Logistics will open a 48,000-square-foot office in northeast Atlanta and create 325 jobs, spending more than $6 million.

Transport Topics
July 21, 2017
Business, Equipment

FleetPride Expands in Texas

FleetPride FleetPride Inc.

Aftermarket distributor FleetPride opened a second branch in Houston to enhance customer service in southeast Texas.

Transport Topics
July 19, 2017
Business, Logistics, TCA

Houston Warehouse Market Heats Up as Big-Box Distributors Vie for Space

Downtown Houston Katie Haugland Bowen/Flickr

Nearly a dozen big-box distributors are shopping the Houston area for warehouse space larger than 500,000 square feet, NAI Partners said July 17 in its most recent industrial real estate market report.

Dylan Baddour | Houston Chronicle
July 18, 2017
Business, Logistics

Averitt Plans Jacksonville Warehouse Complex

Averitt Express Averitt Express Inc.;

Averitt Express Inc. has filed plans to build a 60,400-square-foot warehouse and 9,200-square-foot package distribution center in West Jacksonville, Fla.

Transport Topics
July 17, 2017
Business, Technology, Logistics

Online Sales Surge Benefits Truck Freight, Experts Say

Ken James/Bloomberg News

While it’s no secret that more and more people are shopping online, less obvious is understanding consumers’ buying habits and patterns — which has great relevance for the trucking industry.

Laurie Wiegler | Staff Reporter
June 19, 2017
Business

Volvo Opens 1 Million-Square-Foot Truck Parts Plant

Volvo officials and dignitaries formally open new facility.

Volvo Group said it opened a 1 million-square-foot distribution center in Byhalia, Mississippi, for Mack and Volvo truck parts.

Transport Topics
July 1, 2015
Business

NFI Opens Distribution Center in Partnership with Rent-A-Center

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Transportation firm NFI Industries said it has opened a distribution center in Lancaster, Texas, as part of a supply-chain partnership with Rent-A-Center.

Transport Topics
June 5, 2015

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