Supply Chain

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


Goldstone Consulting Group

The Last Word: Solving Workforce Challenges

Workforce challenges in the transportation industry reflect what other sectors are facing to keep business moving.
global resilience

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

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 Joliet

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.
solar PV

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 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. 

Rankings & Awards

Business Facilities magazine

Don’t Miss Out! 2022 Deal Of The Year Deadline Extended

Submissions for Business Facilities’ 2022 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards will now be accepted until Thursday, December 15, 2022. Winners will be featured in the January/February 2023 issue of Business Facilities.
September / October 2022 Issue

September / October 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 5)

Business Facilities' September / October 2022 issue takes a look at sites for advanced manufacturing and finding tech talent. Plus, cybersecurity, semiconductors, and more.

Business Facilities Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Santee Cooper – CAMP HALL

Camp Hall is a first-of-its-kind, master-planned industrial work space located in a business epicenter of the South and at the heart of modern Southern culture — Charleston, S.C.

Business Facilities Featured Location Videos

[VIDEO] Made Possible in Lehigh Valley

The region has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing economies in the nation and is just a short drive away from major mid-Atlantic cities including New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C.