Logistics And Distribution Archives

FEATURE STORY: Racing To Be Ready – U.S. Ports Prepare for Post Panamax Era

Super-sized cranes, pictured above at PortMiami, are required to load and offload the huge containers that are carried by Post-Panamax ships into harbors that are deep enough to accommodate 50 feet of underwater clearance. (Photo: PortMiami.)

A shipping bonanza soon will be heading this way from an expanded Panama Canal. Every major port wants to attract the larger vessels, but who will be ready? From the July/August 2013 issue.

Louisville, KY Getting More eBay


eBay Enterprise, an eBay Inc. company, plans to expand operations in Louisville, creating more than 150 new, full-time jobs and investing up to $45 million in the Commonwealth.

Ed McCallum, 1953 – 2013


Business Facilities mourns the loss of a widely respected consultant, colleague and friend, a perennial speaker at our LiveXchange event.

Benteler Steel/Tube Break Ground At Port Of Caddo-Bossler In Louisiana

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European company’s first U.S. steel facility will result in more than 2,200 direct and indirect jobs in Northwest Louisiana.

California Health Care Firm Moving Headquarters To Carmel, IN

In Carmel, IN, executives from San Diego, CA-based American Specialty Health Inc. announced the move of its headquarters.

ASH’s initial plans were to put a service center in Carmel; eventually, the company decided to move its headquarters there as well.

FEATURE STORY: Logistics Clusters Are Jobs Magnets

The port of Singapore is one of the five busiest ports in the world, most notable for being the busiest transshipment port in Asia. (Photo: Bon.lt.com.)

As more companies understand the advantages of near-instant access to their markets, the trend of service businesses partnering with logistics providers will continue to grow.

COVER STORY: 2013 Business Facilities Rankings Report – Metro And Global Rankings


Baton Rouge tops the field in economic growth potential; China surges into the lead in renewable energy investment. From the July/August 2013 issue.

Tesla Motors Opens Assembly Plant In Tilburg, Netherlands

First Model S leaves new European Tesla assembly plant in Tilburg, Netherland

Tilburg Assembly Plant scene of first Model S deliveries to Dutch, Belgian, French and German customers.