Overstock.com selects Kansas City for 517,000 sq ft distribution centre

EFT

will open a distribution centre in Kansas City, Kansas. The new 517,000-square-foot operation, located at 5300 Kansas Avenue, will create more than 100 jobs within the next two years. Overstock has chosen the new warehouse as its positioning allows the company to offer two-day ground shipping to nearly every customer in the contiguous United States. Online home goods and furniture retailer Overstock.com, Inc.

This Week in Logistics News (September 12-16, 2016)

Talking Logistics

bound ship is being held ‘hostage’ (Reuters). Keeping track of warehouse inventories with an army of fully autonomous drones (TechCrunch). Google Express, the tech company’s fast delivery service, expands in Kansas City (Kansas City Star).

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Rapidly Rising Minimum Wages Will Significantly Increase Your Warehouse and 3PL Costs: Effective Strategies to Combat Their Impact on Your Bottom Line

Cerasis

Early this summer, the Los Angeles City Council voted to raise the minimum wage from $9 to $15 an hour. A similar proposal is being considered by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, which would dramatically expand the number of cities impacted throughout Southern California. .

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Despite NAFTA Uncertainty, Logistics Investments Continue

Logistics Trends and Insights

Warehousing: SEKO Logistics opened the first of 20 warehouses that it plans to open across Mexico in a bid to capture a share of the country’s automotive, retail and aerospace business. flights – serving Mexico City, Guadalajara and Monterrey to “most U.S.

The Economy is on a Roll

EFT

Expecting more packages than ever to be shipped and delivered this month, parcel companies are warning buyers to order early. We have successfully rolled out a new warehouse management system, an accounting system and a variety of other systems updates.

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Letter from the CEO: Market Update March 26, 2020

Transplace

Southern California: There were mega ships that were set to arrive over the weekend that were intended to take empty containers out of the ports and bring them back to China. Louis, Kansas City and Memphis. One issue that is becoming more of a pinch-point is warehouse capacity.