Business, Equipment, Logistics

Kane Is Able Receives Equity Investment From Harkness Capital Partners

Warehouse A Kane is Able Inc. dock facility in Scranton, Pa. (Kane is Able Inc)

Kane Is Able Inc., a warehousing and distribution business in operation since 1930, announced that Harkness Capital Partners agreed to make an unspecified equity investment in the firm as part of a strategy to expand the company’s services and national presence.

Dan Bearth | Transport Topics Staff Writer
March 19, 2019
Business, Logistics, TCA

Smart Warehousing Expands to North Texas Site

A Kansas City, Mo.-based logistics firm with operations across the United States has leased its first North Texas location.

Steve Brown | The Dallas Morning News
December 5, 2018
Business, Technology

Newest Startup in On-Demand Warehousing Is a Trucking Company

Vlad Gasnikov and Igor Volchenko OLIMP founder Vlad Gasnikov (left) and CTO Igor Volchenko at a web summit in Portugal. (OLIMP)

The newest entrant in the nascent market for on-demand warehousing is the owner of a Chicago-based trucking company who said he wants to use technology to help reduce the time that drivers spend waiting for freight to be loaded and unloaded. Vlad Gasnikov, CEO of Business Lines of America Corp., is currently beta testing an online platform called OLIMP.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
November 14, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics

Indonesian Logistics Startup Waresix Lands $1.6 Million Funding

Waresix, an Indonesian warehouse startup, is tapping into its country’s fast-growing logistics market. The company announced in October that it had obtained $1.6 million in pre-Series A funding, led by East Ventures and Monk’s Hill Ventures.

Transport Topics
October 29, 2018
Business, Logistics

ODW Opens E-Commerce Center in Columbus, Ohio

ODW Warehouse ODW's new facility. (ODW Logistics)

ODW Logistics is opening a 200,000-square-foot logistics center near Columbus, Ohio, to expand its e-commerce capabilities. The facility on Interstate 71 in Grove City is within a 10-hour drive of about 50% of the U.S. population and one-third of the Canadian population, according to ODW.

Transport Topics
July 18, 2018
Business, Logistics

Amazon Rival Draws Battle Lines With Bronx Warehouse


FreshDirect has figured out an important trick: how to make money delivering groceries.

Craig Giammona | Bloomberg News
July 17, 2018
Business, Logistics, TCA

Huge Warehouse Projects Kick Off at AllianceTexas

Warehouse Getty Images

Dallas-Fort Worth, one of the country’s top industrial building markets with 22 million square feet under construction, is adding more warehouse space.

Steve Brown | The Dallas Morning News
July 12, 2018
Business, Logistics, TCA

UPS Signs Lease for Million-Square-Foot Pennsylvania Warehouse

Mike Blake/Reuters

What can brown do for you? Apparently, it can fill a 1 million-square-foot warehouse along Route 33 in Palmer Township, Pa.

Jon Harris | The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
July 10, 2018
Business, Logistics, TCA

Massive Logistics Hub Planned Near Dallas as Region’s Industrial Real Estate Market Steams Ahead


Grand Prairie, Texas, will be home to a 401,577-square-foot logistics center by the beginning of 2019, one of many new commercial developments popping up in the western Dallas suburb.

Arren Kimbel-Sannit | The Dallas Morning News
June 27, 2018
Business, Logistics, TCA

Americold Abandons Plan to Build Warehouse on Maine Waterfront

Americold Realty Trust executives ringing the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange. (NYSE)

International cold-storage company Americold has abandoned a plan to build a massive refrigerated warehouse on the Portland, Maine, waterfront.

Peter McGuire | Portland (Maine) Press Herald
June 26, 2018