Distribution

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logistics and transportation

Logistics & Distribution: Delivering The Goods In A Real-Time Economy

Efficiency, optimization and speed have always been top priorities in logistics and transportation. Today, as digital transformations are ushering in the next revolution of industry, known as Industry 4.0, these priorities are even more crucial.
Fairmont, Minnesota

Fairmont, Minnesota: Growing Side By Side

Agribusiness, manufacturing and distribution are thriving shoulder-to-shoulder in Fairmont, a rural gem in south central Minnesota.
Western Express, Nashville

Western Express Investing $88M In Tennessee Expansion

The freight and transportation company's expansion project will create 225 new jobs at its Nashville headquarters over the next five years.
Marshall County, SC

Corelle Brands Investing $27.7M In Mississippi

The company's new manufacturing and distribution facility in the Chickasaw Trail Industrial Park will create 400 jobs in Marshall County, MS. 
Kansas City Kansas

Overstock.com Picks Kansas City For New Distribution Center

The online retailer will create more than 100 jobs at its new 517,000-square-foot operation in Kansas City, KS.
Newport News, VA

Liebherr Investing $45M In Virginia Expansion

The construction machinery and earthmoving equipment manufacturer will build three new facilities at its Newport News, VA location.
Merck Songdo South Korea

Merck Investing $49M In Asian Manufacturing, Distribution

Investment supports growing demand with new biopharmaceutical manufacturing and distribution centers in South Korea and India, accelerates biosimilars manufacturing and development in China.
Rabun Gap, GA

ELK Group International To Create 100 Jobs In Georgia

The company’s new 510,000-square-foot Rabun Gap distribution center is its second in Georgia.
Battleboro

LS Tractor USA Investing $11.5M In North Carolina

The agriculture equipment distributor will expand its Nash County operations, adding 31 jobs over five years while upgrading its offices and facilities in Battleboro, NC.
Savannah

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.
Tulsa OK

Greenheck Group Expanding In Oklahoma

The company’s new Tulsa, OK campus will house manufacturing and distribution for several of the company’s products and brands, and create 75 jobs.
Whitestown IN

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.
Plainfield Indiana

NAPA Balkamp Relocating Headquarters To Plainfield, IN

The automotive parts distributor will bring 190 jobs to its new Plainfield, IN corporate headquarters.
industrial real estate

Can New Construction Keep Up With Industrial Real Estate Demand?

Industrial real estate is facing a squeeze with record-high rents and historic vacancy lows, according to new research from JLL.
Gallatin TN

Gap Expansion Will Create More Than 500 Jobs In Tennessee

The global retailer will invest approximately $41.7 million in the expansion of its Gallatin, TN distribution campus.
Jackson TN

Stanley Black & Decker Investing Over $29M In Tennessee

The Fortune 500 tool and hardware manufacturer will create approximately 255 new jobs in Jackson, TN.
Mobile AL

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.
Kansas City

Veterinary Pharmaceutical Company Chooses Missouri

Virbac Corporation will consolidate its distribution operations in a facility at Kansas City's Hunt Midwest SubTropolis to tap into the benefits provided by the KC Animal Health Corridor.
Logistics Park Kansas City

Hardware Maker To Open New Distribution Facility In Kansas

Spectrum Brands HHI will employ 315 workers at its new 927,112-square-foot facility at Logistics Park Kansas City.  
Veritiv Greater Cincinnati

Veritiv Opens New Ohio Operations Center

The 72,000-square-foot Greater Cincinnati Operations Center in Fairfield, OH houses more than 400 customer service, IT, and finance employees.

Rankings & Awards

2022 Global Rankings

18th Annual Rankings: 2022 Global Rankings Report

The U.S. and China earned the top two spots for Foreign Direct Investment (Worldwide) in Business Facilities’ 2022 Global Rankings Report.
2022 Metro Rankings

Business Facilities’ 2022 Metro Rankings Report

Metro areas and cities of all sizes are recognized for attracting and retaining businesses from numerous industry sectors in Business Facilities' 2022 Metro Rankings Report.

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