Tag: Supply Chain
Supply Chains On The Move
Current events are impacting manufacturing operations around the world, and location decisions are evolving as a result.
May / June 2023 Issue (Volume 56, Number 3)
Business Facilities' May / June 2023 issue looks at the supply chain's impact on site selection. Plus, Texas Governor Greg Abbott, FDI, and our 1st Annual EDO Awards.
METUS Opens New Jersey Distribution, Training Facility
New 400,000-square-foot Distribution and Training Center in Florence, NJ is intended to strengthen Mitsubishi Electric Trane HVAC US LLC’s supply chain, provide efficient heat pump distribution to the Northeastern U.S.
The Last Word: A Fresh Take On Rural Communities
Taylor Murray, Manager, Location Analysis and Incentives with Maxis Advisors, discusses how rural communities offer a fresh take for sites, supply chain, and workforce factors.
Workforce, Risk Mitigation Are Top Priorities For Supply Chains
With a growing need for transparency and sustainability, supply chain leaders are increasing investments in technology and innovation.
Arcadia Cold Plans New Cold Storage Facility In Arizona
The Phoenix facility will be the fourth Arcadia location that will open in 2023, in support of the company's national cold storage platform.
Columbus, Ohio To Host 2023 LiveXchange Emerging Industries
Business Facilities' 2023 LiveXchange Emerging Industries event will take place in Columbus, OH, October 4-6, 2023.
Intermodal Facilities: Load It Up
The right location plays a crucial role in moving cargo through combined transportation methods.
Stuart McWhorter, Commissioner, Tennessee Department of Economic & Community Development, explains how an efficient economic growth strategy propels job creation and education in the Volunteer State.
Auto Industry Locations: Driving Success For Supply & Demand
In response to market forces, companies across the auto industry are seeking sites that support their production, supply chain, and other demands.
The U.S. Semiconductor Industry: A Roadmap To Competitiveness
The National Semiconductor Economic Roadmap (NSER) is a blueprint for making the U.S. semiconductor industry more competitive, strengthening supply chain resiliency.
Brent Kisling, Oklahoma Department of Commerce, shares how clean energy, central location, and strong workforce set the stage for success in the Sooner State.
The Last Word: Solving Workforce Challenges
Workforce challenges in the transportation industry reflect what other sectors are facing to keep business moving.
FM Global Resilience Index Helps Guide Location Decisions
The online tool from FM Global, a RI-based mutual insurance company, provides data on risk conditions for businesses choosing new locations, evaluating supply chains, and other important factors.
LiveXchange Emerging Industries Panel: Key Factors For Site Selection
Jenny Massey, Sikich; Linda Burns, Wadley-Donovan-Gutshaw Consulting; and John Boyd, Jr., The Boyd Company will share their experiences navigating the shifting site selection landscape for emerging industries.
Walmart Opens First Next Generation Fulfillment Center In Illinois
The new high-tech facility will create more than 1,000 jobs in Joliet, bring next- or two-day shipping to Walmart customers in Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin.
IEA Report Takes Look At Solar PV Global Supply Chains
China's focus on solar panel production has spurred market growth while leading to significant imbalances in global supply chains, according the special report from the International Energy Agency.
Canada: A Supply Chain Partner For Businesses Seeking Stability, Growth
For global companies seeking resilience and excellence in their supply chains, Canada offers a range of factors prized by businesses looking to grow and expand their operations.
Guardian Bikes Building An Automated Bike Factory In Indiana
In its first step toward transitioning to U.S. production, kids' bike manufacturer Guardian Bikes is moving production from China to Seymour, IN.
Linking The Global Supply Chain
A number of states are now in the matchmaking business, all trying to help companies solve their increasingly complex and demanding supply chain issues.