e-commerce

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, Equipment, Logistics

Intermodal Operators Expand in E-Commerce as Online Retailers Seek to Control Costs

Train Jerry Huddleston/Flickr

Intermodal rail and trucking companies are competing to meet the transportation needs of e-commerce businesses while adapting to how these new supply chains differ from those of traditional brick-and-mortar retailers.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
July 13, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment

E-Commerce Boom a Boon for 3PLs

Forklift Ty Wright/Bloomberg News

While the e-commerce boom has been a disruptor to the traditional brick-and-mortar retail sector, it also has benefited third-party logistics companies that assist online retailers uninterested in holding inventory at their own distribution centers.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
July 13, 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, 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

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