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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
Business, Technology, Logistics

Amazon’s Boler Davis in Mix to Become First Black Logistics Chief

Alicia Boler Davis speaks during a seminar in Traverse City, Mich., in 2012. Alicia Boler Davis speaks during a seminar in Traverse City, Mich., in 2012. (Jeff Kowalsky/Bloomberg News)

When Alicia Boler Davis was elevated to Jeff Bezos’ vaunted S-Team leadership council earlier this month, she became the first Black executive to enter Amazon .com Inc.’s upper ranks — and a candidate to run the company’s far-flung logistics empire.

Matt Day and Jackie Davalos | Bloomberg News
August 31, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50, Top 100

Ryder Steps in as Amazon Restricts Third-Party Sellers

Ryder fulfillment center worker A Ryder worker inspects inventory at its e-commerce fulfillment facility near Los Angeles. (Business Wire)

Ryder System Inc. is positioning itself to fill a major void left by Amazon.com Inc. after the online retail giant announced it will restrict warehouse space for third-party sellers.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
July 30, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics

Odyssey Logistics & Technology Acquires RPM Consolidated Services

Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corp. acquired full-service logistics and warehousing provider RPM Consolidated Services Inc., the Danbury, Conn.-based company announced Jan. 30.

January 31, 2020
Business, Logistics

Blackstone Nears Deal to Invest in Warehousing in India

Blackstone Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg News

Blackstone Group Inc. has agreed to buy a stake in the warehousing unit of India’s Allcargo Logistics Ltd. for $54 million (3.8 billion rupees) as the U.S. firm seeks to capture the demand in the world’s fastest growing e-commerce market.

Baiju Kalesh and P R Sanjai | Bloomberg News
January 13, 2020

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