Supply Chain

Resource pages for "Supply Chain"-related posts for economic development professionals, corporate site selectors and site consultants.


Canada Supply Chain

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 Indiana

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.
Global Supply Chain

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.
Changwon South Korea

Changwon, South Korea LG Smart Park Named WEF Lighthouse Factory

LG Smart Park in Changwon, South Korea has been selected as a Lighthouse Factory by the World Economic Forum (WEF).
Savannah Harbor

Port Of Savannah Completes Harbor Deepening Project

Thanks to a deepening project at Savannah Harbor, exporters using the Port of Savannah have a greater opportunity to move goods overseas.
Canada GM Electric Vehicles

Electric Vehicle Industry Getting Charged Up In Canada

GM and POSCO Chemical building $400M cathode active material (CAM) plant to support electric vehicle supply chain; Canadian leaders support installation of EV chargers in Ontario.
Ukraine

Staying The Course

The war in Ukraine and economic factors could derail the economy. But they will impact future growth only if we let them.
intermodal facilities

Locations For Intermodal Facilities: Connecting The Dots

The pressure is on communities to provide as many intermodal services as possible as supplier demands for seamless transition intensifies.
supply chain

Walmart Locating Two New High-Tech Supply Chain Facilities In Texas

The Automated Fulfillment Center and Automated Grocery Distribution Center will create approximately 1,000 supply chain jobs in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
supply chain

Logistics: Constant State Of Change

Massive disruptions to global supply chains during the pandemic have forced the logistics sector to rapidly adapt, with manufacturers moving their supplier networks closer to home.
Medline

Medline Invests $77.5M In New Kansas Distribution Center

Medline has outgrown its current facility; will create 100 jobs at new distribution center in Bonner Springs, KS.
Spartanburg County, South Carolina

Walmart Investing $450M In South Carolina Distribution Center

The new, high-tech grocery distribution center will create more than 400 new jobs in Spartanburg County, SC.
Kansas manufacturing supply chain

New Program Aims To Strengthen Kansas’ Manufacturing Supply Chain

CONNEX™ Kansas allows manufacturers to connect with each other, find suppliers, explore production capabilities and manage their supply chain.
March / April 2021

March / April 2021 Issue (Volume 54, Number 2)

Business Facilities' March / April 2021 Issue features a look at the Global Supply Chain and our annual tour of top logistics hubs. Plus, a report from Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer.
corporate location trends

Top Five Site Selection Predictions For 2021

A survey of Site Selectors Guild members reveals the key trends impacting corporate location decisions in a wide range of industries in the U.S. and around the world. 

Did You Miss Our “Bringing Your Supply Chain Home” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn which factors must be evaluated when choosing the right location for your manufacturing supply chain.
River Ridge

The Supply Chain Industry: All The Essentials

River Ridge Commerce Center in Southern Indiana has a central location, a large bank of land ready to develop and an abundant supply of clean water.
COVID-19 response

COVID-19 Response And Recovery

The COVID-19 crisis is bringing out the best in communities from coast to coast. Economic development organizations are giving small businesses financial lifelines. They’re also teaming up with local businesses to create a supply chain for critical medical supplies.
Supply Chain

Rethinking The Global Supply Chain

The COVID-19 pandemic is breaking the back of supply chains around the world.
COVID-19

COVID-19 Survey: Impacts On Global Supply Chains

Nearly 75 percent of companies report supply chain disruptions in some capacity due to COVID-19 transportation restrictions, according to a new survey.

Rankings & Awards

March / April 2022 Issue

March / April 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 2)

Business Facilities' March / April 2022 issue focuses on the global supply chain, logistics, foreign direct investment, industrial parks, manufacturing, life sciences, and more.
Virginia Business Climate Award

Virginia’s El Koubi Accepts 2021 State of the Year—Best Overall Business Climate Award

Business Facilities magazine recognized the Commonwealth of Virginia for its commitment to building a strong business environment in 2021.

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