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Government, Business, Logistics

Historic Golf Course Closer to Becoming Trucking and Warehouse Facility

Calumet Country Club 127-acre Calumet Country Club (Calumet Country Club via Facebook)

A historic golf course in the Chicago suburbs is one step closer to becoming a trucking and logistics and warenhouse complex.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
April 14, 2021
Business, Equipment, Logistics

Shipping Pallets Stage Pandemic-Era Rally

An employee uses a forklift truck to move a stack of heat-treated wooden pallets. (Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg News) An employee uses a forklift truck to move a stack of heat-treated wooden pallets. (Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg News)

After carrying the weight of the global economy since World War II with little fanfare, the lowly shipping pallet is finally commanding some respect.

Brendan Murray | Bloomberg News
April 9, 2021
Government, Business, Logistics

Canada May Run Out of Warehouse Space This Year

A Rogers Sugar Inc. facility in Vancouver, B.C. A Rogers Sugar Inc. facility in Vancouver, B.C. Landlords in Canada may have to consider converting retail and office buildings into logistics hubs. (James MacDonald/Bloomberg News)

Canada is in danger of running out of warehouse space by the end of the year, thanks to the boom in e-commerce sparked by the pandemic.

Ari Altstedter | Bloomberg News
April 6, 2021
Business, Logistics

Fight Over Chicago Golf Course Slated to Become Logistics Center Heating Up

Calumet Country Club Calumet Country Club in Homewood, Ill., was established in 1901. (Calumet Country Club)

A once-thriving country club near major interstate highways in Chicago was set to be the new home of an 800,000-square-foot distribution and warehouse facility, Now it is at the center of a legal battle involving a part of the city critical to trucking.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
March 31, 2021
Business, Equipment, Logistics

East Coast Warehouse Acquires Temp-Distribution of Maryland

Temperature-controlled logistics provider East Coast Warehouse & Distribution has acquired Temp-Distribution of Maryland Inc.

January 14, 2021
Business, Logistics

Warehouses Lure More Cash Than Offices in Pandemic-Fueled Flip

Packages move along a conveyor at an Amazon warehouse facility in Goodyear, Ariz. Packages move along a conveyor at an Amazon warehouse facility in Goodyear, Ariz. (Ross D. Franklin/Associated Press)

Warehouses are the hottest corner of commercial real estate — maybe too hot.

John Gittelsohn | Bloomberg News
December 10, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Logistics

AM Radio Transmitter Sites Now Valuable Real Estate for Logistics Industry

Radio tower Shauni/Getty Images

Sites that for decades housed AM radio towers today command top dollar as e-commerce fuels rising demand for new warehouses and logistics centers.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
December 8, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Amazon, FedEx, UPS Boost US Warehouse Jobs Amid Online Boom

The warehousing and storage industry is one of the few sectors where employment is actually higher. The warehousing and storage industry is one of the few sectors where employment is actually higher than before the pandemic. (Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg News)

Warehouse operators across the U.S. are rushing to hire workers amid a boom in online sales, a bright spot for a labor market that faces mounting challenges.

Katia Dmitrieva | Bloomberg News
October 27, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Ware2Go Launches FulfillmentVu Technology Platform

Warehouse worker Ergin Yalcin/Getty Images

Ware2Go launched a new technology platform Oct. 8 that combines warehouse management systems to help merchants meet customer expectations across all sales channels.

October 9, 2020
Business, Logistics

Amazon Plans to Put 1,000 Warehouses in Suburban Neighborhoods

Packed boxes move along a conveyor belt at an Amazon fulfillment center in Tilbury, U.K. Packed boxes move along a conveyor belt at an Amazon fulfillment center in Tilbury, U.K. (Jason Alden/Bloomberg News)

The facilities, which will eventually number about 1,500, will bring products closer to customers, making shopping online about as fast as a quick run to the store.

Spencer Soper | Bloomberg News
September 16, 2020

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