In the wake on intense executive recruitment search, the American Association of Port Authorities has opted to name a former ocean carrier executive to become its next president and CEO.
Uber Freight’s Facility Insights Report is based on data culled since the beginning of 2019, with the company saying it illustrates facility trends and provides specific insight into how carriers and drivers engage with facilities at national and regional levels.
Kurt Nagle, AAPA’s President and Chief Executive Officer, is concerned about the overall impact of additional Chinese tariffs on port-related jobs,
Ottawa-based Shopify, a multi-channel commerce platform, said this week it has introduced a fulfillment network, entitled the Shopify Fulfillment Network. Company officials said that this network “will provide United States-base merchants with a network of distributed fulfillment centers, coupled with machine learning to ensure timely deliveries and lower shipping costs, putting their brand and customer experience front and center.”
CBRE reported that there is more than 255 million square-feet of warehouse space under construction, with 70.2% of it being speculative. What’s more, CBRE said that based on data issued by CBRE Econometric Advisors, going back to 2015, warehouse demand has outpaced new construction completions by 169 million square-feet, with rents up 19.2% over that same period.
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