DHL relocates to larger service centre in Baltimore

EFT

Baltimore service centre that they say enables increased shipment processing capacity and faster handling. . It features additional administrative offices and a larger warehouse that can handle the higher volumes of both inbound and outbound international shipments being generated as a result of increasing cross-border trade. The DHL service center in Baltimore currently employs 60 people, including 12 new hires since the facility started operations in September.

Will Warehouses Eventually Go Dark?

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Thanks to the popularity of e-commerce, warehouses are some of the hottest properties in real estate. Phillips ( @EricaEPhillips ) reports some retailers were so desperate to find warehouse space this past holiday season they created pop-up warehouses in vacant suburban lots and parking garages.[1] ”[2] He adds, “Freestanding big-box stores closer to population centers than they are to warehouse districts are the primary candidates for such conversions.

This Week in Logistics News (September 28 – October 2, 2015)

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It will be available soon in New York, Baltimore, Miami, Dallas, Austin, Chicago, Indianapolis, Atlanta and Portland. According to the press release: The Stack Sleeve system can be used in the warehouse and during delivery for both route and bulk customers from one vehicle.

This Week in Logistics News (October 14-18, 2013)

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BMW to Mazda Imports Slowed as Strike Shuts Baltimore Port ( Bloomberg ). Earlier this week, for example, I commented on the partnership between Amazon and P&G , where Amazon has set up operations inside P&G warehouses to fulfill online orders. Also this week, The Detroit News and others reported that “Wal-Mart Stores plans to open more small stores as it links them to its supercenters, which will serve as mini-warehouses for their smaller cousins [emphasis mine].”.

Storms and Rising Fuel Costs Put Pressure on Flatbed Rates

DAT Solutions

Transportation and logistics professionals are urged to contact the American Logistics Aid Network , if you can help provide trucks, trailers, or warehouse space. Baltimore to Charlotte added 36¢ at $1.89

Allentown gains traction as freight hub

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Allentown, PA, was once a major manufacturing town, but it has emerged more recently as a popular location for warehouses and distribution centers, especially at this time of year.

L.A. freight gets a tailwind from hurricanes and typhoons

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Cargo ships were re-routed or delayed en route to and from ports from Savannah to Baltimore. on Friday, as the re-scheduled freight emerged from warehouses and headed east and north. West Coast van freight heated up last week, especially in the Los Angeles market. Blame the weather.