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Everybody’s trying to guess which city will land Amazon's coveted second headquarters. Moody’s Analytics applies a more data-driven approach.


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Everybody’s trying to guess which city will land Amazon's coveted second headquarters. Moody’s Analytics applies a more data-driven approach.

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Moody’s Analytics Creates Amazon HQ2 Top 10 List

Everybody’s trying to guess which city will land Amazon's coveted second headquarters. Moody’s Analytics applies a more data-driven approach.

September / October 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 5)

The September / October 2017 features a tour of high-tech hubs, plus a look at the logistics and advanced manufacturing industries. Also, New Mexico, Mississippi, Illinois, Iowa, Colorado, Tennessee, and South Carolina.

The Drone Age

Upstate NY surges into the lead in a national effort to commercialize the use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems in U.S. airspace.

DHL Supply Chain, Campbell Soup Bring 120 Jobs To Texas

The newly opened 578,000-square-foot Fort Worth, TX distribution facility enhances Campbell's Midwest distribution operations.

Minnesota: Exports Are Expanding In The Land Of The Lakes

Minnesota companies generated more than $19 billion in sales in 2016 from exports of agricultural, mining and manufacturing products.

Global Growth Surge in Southwest Louisiana

The five-parish area in SWLA is in the midst of a surge of more than $44 billion in mega-projects under construction.

Autocar Chooses Alabama For $120M Investment

The new heavy truck assembly operation will create 749 jobs at a 1 million square-foot plant in Birmingham, AL.

Global Railcar Firm Growing Indiana Operations Into Midwest Maintenance Hub

GATX Corporation will invest $38.5 million to expand its Terre Haute, IN operations into a full-scale Midwest maintenance hub, creating up to 59 new jobs by 2020.

Texas Tall

The worst natural disaster in U.S. history has brought out the best of human nature in Greater Houston.

NFI To Invest $7.2M, Create 170 Jobs In Tennessee

The logistics provider's new Smyrna location will serve as a distribution and fulfillment center for customers throughout the Southeast region.

Premtec Expanding In North Carolina

The division of New York Airbrake will invest more than $1M, create 28 new jobs at its Salisbury, NC facility.

Trucking Company Relocating HQ To Northwest Indiana

HMD Trucking will move its corporate headquarters from Illinois to Gary, IN, creating 500 new jobs in the state by 2021.

Home Goods Manufacturer Creating 200 Jobs In Georgia

Safavieh will invest $60 million in its new 1.1. million square foot Savannah, GA distribution facility.

Locations For The Food Processing Industry: The Food Puzzle

It takes a variety of participants and processes to make the food industry a whole industry. And so far the pieces together seem to indicate a year of success.

Brooks Running Company Picks Indiana For North American Distribution Operations

Brooks Running Company will open a new footwear and apparel distribution center in Whitestown, IN, creating more than 130 new jobs by 2023.

US Foods Nearly Doubling Footprint In Virginia

The foodservice distributor will create approximately 100 new jobs over the next five years as it expands its Prince William County food distribution center.

The Sky’s The Limit In The Lone Star State

Low-cost land, a skilled workforce and “Restrained” government—with low taxes and minimal regulation—yield unrestrained growth in Texas.

Switzerland, Singapore, U.S. Are Tops In Global Competitiveness

Switzerland, Singapore and the United States are the top three nations in Global Competitiveness in Business Facilities' 13th Annual Rankings Report.

Ready or Not

Federal and state authorities are beginning to lay down the rules of the road for self-driving vehicles.

EGGER Building First U.S. Manufacturing Facility In North Carolina

The manufacturer of wood-based materials will invest $700 million and create 770 jobs at the Davidson County, NC facility.

AmerisourceBergen Opens Indiana Pharmaceutical Distribution Center

The Fortune 500 company is investing more than $45M and will create over 120 jobs at its new Whitestown, IN facility.

Cleared for Takeoff?

Cities across the nation are debating whether to convert aging municipal airports into prime sites for development.

Nevada Has the Big MO

The Silver State has put the Great Recession in its rear-view mirror with a surging recovery led by small business growth.

Tennessee: A Hotbed for FDI

Locations across the globe are looking to invest in Tennessee.

Missing Link

After a decade-long delay, the nation's most-important infrastructure project—the Gateway Hudson River rail tunnel—finally may be getting underway.

Wright-Mix Investing $8.5M, Creating 130 Jobs In Kentucky

The family-owned toll blending and materials development company will make cement-based products, gunite, shotcrete, non-shrink grouts and more at its new operation in Wurtland, KY.

Ports & FTZs: Perfect Together

The nation’s ports are handling record amounts of shipping. Importers get more bang for the buck by moving their goods through duty-free foreign trade zones located within or adjacent to ports.

Amazon Opening $30 million Sortation Center In Alabama

The new 362,000-square-foot facility in Mobile, AL will employ more than 360 part-time employees.

San Francisco, New York Earn Top Spots In Global Cities 2017

A key theme in this year's Global Cities Index and Outlook was investment in developing start-up ecosystems, according to A.T. Kearney.

Logistics Leaders

The logistics and distribution industry is poised for a great leap forward as new technology digitally transforms the supply chain from end to end.

Kentucky: Air Supremacy In The Bluegrass State

With Amazon’s decision to put its $1.5-billion hub in Hebron, Kentucky is on the runway to establish itself as the global airfreight logistics leader.

New Mexico: Simply Enchanting

New Mexico offers a combination that’s hard to beat, with scenic beauty and benefits to business that continue to entice.

Geek Squad

A 22-year-old programmer stops a global cyber attack by purchasing an unregistered domain name for $10.69.

James Hardie Investing $220M In New Alabama Plant

After a year-long site search, the buildings products manufacturer has announced its decision to grow in Prattville, AL, creating 205 jobs.

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