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By Bob Trebilcock · March 21, 2012
Amazon pays $775 million for Kiva. What else is there to say?
By LM Staff · March 20, 2012
Amazon.com Inc. has announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Kiva Systems, a developer of mobile-robotic solutions that automate eCommerce order fulfillment and warehouse operations.
By Patrick Burnson · March 20, 2012
Shareholder pressure is forcing publicly-held manufacturers to adhere to the highest levels of sustainability, said industry analysts and experts speaking yesterday a the International Warehouse Logistics Association 2012 Convention & Expo in San Francisco.
By Patrick Burnson · March 14, 2012
Members of the North American warehouse-based third-party logistics industry will gather during the International Warehouse Logistics Association 2012 Convention & Expo, March 18-20, 2012, at the Fairmont San Francisco.
By Jeff Berman · January 5, 2012
While 2012 is expected to be a slow growth year overall for commercial real estate sector, a report from global commercial real estate company Grubb & Ellis Company cited how the logistics real estate market “has become the most resilient and dynamic segment of the overall U.S. industrial real estate market."
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Logistics Management’s 6th Annual Warehouse and Distribution Center (DC) Operations Survey findings reveal that inventory turns are not improving, more DCs are closing rather than opening, and many companies are remaining cautious with equipment investment.
By Jeff Berman · August 26, 2011
Third-party logistics (3PL) services provider Saddle Creek Corp. recently announced it has opened new facilities in Chicago and Jacksonville, Fla. as part of its strategic plan to grow organically and through new business.
By Clive Purchase · August 1, 2011
The prime objective for all supply chains is to provide clients with what they want, when they want it. Inventory management plays a central role in every supply chain’s need to satisfy its clients.
By Clive Purchase · July 26, 2011
Minimizing inventory investment and carrying costs while maintaining high service levels can be a tough balancing act. But best-practice companies have shown that it can be done - profitably.
By Patrick Burnson · July 22, 2011
Green initiatives are finally taking hold in the final frontier of today’s supply chain: the warehouse.
By Jeff Berman · July 18, 2011
Freight transportation and logistics services provider Pacer International Inc. recently announced that its Pacer Distribution Services (PDS) subsidiary has expanded into the Seattle region by leasing space in Sumner, Washington.
By Jeff Berman · June 7, 2011
Freight transportation and logistics services provider Averitt Express said this week it is expanding its Lexington, Ky.- and Cincinnati, Ohio-based warehouse operations in an effort to meet shipper needs for flexible shared warehouse space.
By Jeff Berman · March 8, 2011
Cherry Hill, New Jersey-based NFI, an asset-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider said this week it has acquired World Warehouse and Distribution, a Champlain, NY-based 3PL and warehousing services provider with facilities in Champlain and Albany, NY and Montreal.
<p><b><a href=VIEW THE SLIDE SHOW and see how the combination of cross-docking and flow-through distribution fuels growth at the Ohio-based fashion retailer Dots

" crop="yes|center,center|0,0|yes" class="img-responsive" style="width:140px; height:140px; object-fit: cover;" > By Maida Napolitano · February 24, 2011
By banking on a combination of cross-docking and flow-through distribution to rapidly provide its customers with the latest fashions at affordable prices, the retailer has emerged as a force to be reckoned with in a highly competitive retail landscape.
By Bob Trebilcock · February 24, 2011
Technology and innovation inside the four walls are changing the face of inventory management and transportation operations. Are you ready for the brave, new world?

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