Industrial Real Estate Outlook: 2018

Supply Chain Link

With e-commerce growth, infrastructure legislation, and increasing interest in last-mile warehousing as driving forces of the industrial real estate market, the demand for industrial real estate space continues to remain steady from 2017. Real Estate Supply Chain

The Changing Landscape of Real Estate in the Logistics Industry

Logistics Bureau

This article delves into the changes that new commercial business models, customer expectations, and technology are bringing about in the logistics environment, focusing particularly on how those changes are impacting the planning, procurement, design, layout, and operation of distribution centres.

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With Skyrocketing Online Retail Sales, What Is Happening to Real Estate?

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

But can these changes affect the real estate industry? My new article, “ From Malls to Click-and-Collect: How Today’s Pace of Change Is Impacting Real Estate ,” explores this rapid growth in online ordering and fulfillment and how it is affecting the real estate industry.

From Malls to Click-And-Collect: How Today’s Pace of Change Is Impacting Real Estate

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

But can the pace of these changes affect the real estate industry in major ways? As rapid change takes place in online ordering and fulfillment for retail, consumer goods, distribution, and third-party logistics (3PLs), the needs for real estate space change too. The real estate industry is undergoing strong transformation as the availability for product changes, and companies must stay ahead of this rate of change or they will be overrun.

Finding a Warehouse in Today’s High-Demand Market

Talking Logistics

It has the potential to be not only be a powerful, industry-leading storage and shipping center, but also the literal hub of your logistics — including returns, reshipments, and other nuanced supply chain tasks. When you look at the residential real estate market, the speed of the current buying market is easy to see. The same patterns are echoing throughout the industrial real estate market as well.

2017 Logistics Year In Review

Supply Chain Link

Variables like new administration, advances in technologies, and changing consumer behavior are shifting how companies approach logistics, today and moving forward. Distribution Global Intermodal Real Estate Supply Chain Transportation

eCommerce Logistics: Matching Real Estate with Demand


In short, how can my logistics real estate help me meet demand Everyone from pure online retailers to department stores is trying to figure out how to deliver goods over multiple channels while maintaining a consistent customer experience. How can I have the right product in the right place to get it to customers in two days, maybe in one day— possibly even the same day?

Emerging Options for Omni-Commerce Logistics Strategy

Supply Chain Network

At SCI Logistics in addition to fulfilling millions of e-commerce orders on an annual basis, we also spend a significant amount of time studying the optimal methods of helping our customers serve consumers in Canada.

FOCUS: Industrial and logistics real estate top in 2015

Logistics Middle East

Industrial and logistics hubs in Dubai saw the most stability in terms of real estate value last year according to a new report

2016 Supply Chain Industry Year In Review

Supply Chain Link

Factors like elections, ocean alliances, trade agreements, technologies, and demand have all affected the evolution of the logistics industry. Brokerage Distribution Global Intermodal Real Estate Supply Chain Transportation Warehousing

Sharing Kevin O’Leary’s Omni-Channel Epiphany!

Supply Chain Network

Already suitably impressed with the research, preparation and insights Kevin had shared, I wasn’t expecting more, but in my view the next few moments of his talk were truly a logistics omni-channel epiphany.

Toys“R”Us, Canada partners with SCI Logistics to Open New DC

Supply Chain Network

To better accommodate its customers in Western Canada, Toys“R”Us, Canada has partnered with SCI Logistics to open a new distribution centre in Delta, British Columbia. The new west coast distribution centre provides us with the additional capacity and flexibility to service our customers and distribution needs in Western Canada,” said Krista Collinson, vice-president of logistics, ecommerce & business development, Toys“R”Us, Canada. It is staffed by SCI Logistics.

Microsoft Logistics Fleeing Germany Because of Patent Fears

Supply Chain Network

Nasdaq: MSFT) is moving its European logistics activities from Germany to the Netherlands as a risk-avoidance measure related to its ongoing legal battle with Motorola Mobility Inc. Emerging Trends News & Info Professional Communications Real Estate Supply Chain Risk From EBN: “Here’s something you don’t see every day: A Fortune 100 company and big-name technology business is shifting its distribution operations because of a lawsuit.

This Week in Logistics News (March 11-15, 2019)

Talking Logistics

The post This Week in Logistics News (March 11-15, 2019) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. This Week in News Alibaba Brexit dangerous goods labeling Elemica Navis Quiet LogisticsOn Wednesday morning I flew down to Miami for a client meeting.

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AR and VR in Logistics and Shipping: Key Advantages Offered


Soon, the promise of both techniques was realized by many industries like retail, eCommerce, real estate, and critical industries like healthcare. The post AR and VR in Logistics and Shipping: Key Advantages Offered appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

What You Need to Know About the State of eCommerce Logistics


Today’s logistics empire is not your grandfather’s or even your father’s logistics operation. Consumers are expressing an unprecedented amount of power through eCommerce, and in fact, eCommerce logistics is growing increasingly reliant on small parcel and package delivery options daily. But, by the end of 2012, eCommerce logistics had grown to 5 percent. Today, eCommerce is the primary driver of small package logistics.

Smart Cities Need Smart Logistics Policies

Enterra Insights

Over a decade ago, Anthony Downs, a real estate finance expert, wrote, “Rising traffic congestion is an inescapable condition in large and growing metropolitan areas across the world, from Los Angeles to Tokyo, from Cairo to Sao Paolo. ”[2] One oft-overlooked aspect of urban traffic congestion is logistics. ” Logistics in the city. ”[4] Those increased logistics costs are eventually felt in consumer pocketbooks.

Built for Yesterday’s Consumer: The Demise of Malls and Traditional Distribution Networks

Talking Logistics

According to CoStar Group, a provider of commercial real estate information, the number of malls with vacancy rates greater than 40 percent — which generally means the mall is in “a death spiral” — has increased from less than 0.5

Blockchain in Supply Chain: 2 Ethereum-Based Projects That Demonstrate How Blockchain Can Improve Supply Chains


On top of all that, billions if not trillions of dollars worth of potential working capital are tied up in illiquid assets such as 90-day invoice payouts or even the real estate value of, say, a warehouse or factory building. It’s still early days, but there are already two Ethereum-based projects that address some of the major problems that hamper logistics. A flood of liquid cash would be unleashed on the entire field of logistics. Supply chains are messy.

What’s Ahead in the Logistics Arena?

Enterra Insights

For example, the editorial staff at Material Handling & Logistics note, “When it comes to digital maturity, the supply chain and logistics industry are lagging.”[1] 2] Despite these protestations of sluggishness, a lot of exciting things are happening in the logistics arena. Logistics in the Digital Age. The rise of e-commerce and omnichannel sales strategies have dramatically altered the logistics landscape.

Penske Logistics opens 606,000 sq ft fresh distribution center in Michigan


Penske Logistics has opened a new 606,000-square-foot build-to-suit standard freezer/cooler distribution centre in Romulus, Michigan. InSite Real Estate led construction of the $98.5

Trending Transportation News: February 2016

PLS Logistics

ISM uses the NMI index to measure non-manufacturing growth and found the economic activity in the non-manufacturing sector continued to grow especially in finance/insurance, real estate/rental, agriculture, health care and public administration. Retailers aren’t traditionally set up for real-time inventory and customer fulfillment. Logistics Transportation Supply Chain NewsNon-Manufacturing Grows for 72 nd Straight Month.

Emerging Options for Omni-Commerce Logistics Strategy

Supply Chain Network

This is simply a reflection of blunt reality, before any firm can even think of accomplishing a full Matrix Commerce implementation, they and their organizations will have to master and implement the basics of Omni-Commerce logistics. Almost all of these national fulfillment centres are run as separate operations from retailer’s store distribution networks and a number of them are operated for retailers by third party logistics providers.

6 Key Supply Chain and Logistics Trends to Watch in 2017

Logistics Bureau

Call it a cop-out if you like, but seriously, predicting which logistics and supply chain trends will make a difference to businesses in any given year has become notoriously difficult, given the speed at which technology in particular can suddenly disrupt the way things are done.

Prologis breaks ground on nearly 7 million-sq-ft of logistics space in second half of 2018


Prologis, a major builder and lessor of logistics real estate, has announced its build-to-suit projects for 2018, and with 6.9 million-sq-ft completed it appears real-estate demand continues to remain strong globally. XPO Logistics, Inc. Logistics (Domestic).

Warehouses are the next HOT investment triggered by the digital transformation of the supply chain


Bloomberg, an investment manager is paying for 179 million square feet of urban logistics properties — the warehouses used by Inc. logistics real estate, will almost double Blackstone’s U.S.

How Growing Consumer Demand is Reshaping Logistics


The e-commerce logistics market is under particular pressure as consumers are not only demanding quality products but fast and reliable delivery services as well. Challenges for the e-commerce logistics market. Analysts at a leading market research company noted that the e-commerce logistics market is expected to grow at 9.69% through 2020. Despite these positive forecasts, risks and complexities have emerged for logistics companies as they try to balance service and cost.

Can robots help you manage inventory better?


That means the vast majority are still using racks and other storage solutions that require a lot of floor space (read: high real estate costs) and human labor. inventory robotics Logistics Viewpoints warehouse drones

Supplier Risk Management: 4 Things To Look Out for During On-Site Evaluations


Specifically, in the transportation and logistics industry it can be very beneficial to visit your carriers in person. Ben is passionate about risk analysis, business administration, and technology issues affecting the transportation and logistics industry.

[PODCAST] Shippers Who Excel at Recruiting Talent Improve Innovation, Culture, & Service


How To Shift From Tactical To Strategic Logistics and Transportation Management To Create A Competitive Advantage. The Ultimate Guide to Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation, & Freight Metrics & KPIs. Hello and welcome back to another episode of “The Freight Project Podcast!” On today’s The Freight Project Podcast episode Cerasis welcomes Teresa Obinger, the Cerasis Human Resources Manager.

3 Ways to Master Omnichannel through Logistics—and Why You Should


Today, increasing demands for faster, more affordable delivery means decentralized inventory, real-time information, and shorter distances from distribution center to end consumer. To do omnichannel successfully, retailers need a strong logistics strategy.

Coronavirus reminds us to review supply chain continuity plans


Real estate, travel, and professional services will be impacted, as people are quarantined and can no longer travel for professional conferences and busieness meetings.

Transportation TIP List: Week of April 21st, 2019


Logistics Market : The availability rate for U.S. industrial real estate, which has been plunging for years, dipped less than a hundredth of a percentage point in the first quarter, leaving it essentially at 7%, according to real-estate brokerage CBRE Group Inc.

In Logistics, Somebody Has to Own the Assets

Talking Logistics

But not in the logistics world, at least not to private equity investors and venture capitalists who view a 3PL with assets like an overweight runner, wearing a lead track suit and cement sneakers, in a field of sprinters. Yes, somebody has to own the assets in logistics.

Amazon Acquiring Whole Foods: A Wakeup Call for the Grocery Industry?

Talking Logistics

I think you’re kidding yourself if you don’t see this as a wakeup call for the grocery industry,” said David Caines, COO at Kenco Group in a recent episode of Talking Logistics. Two hundred or more are planned in the coming years, according to real-estate analysts.

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