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With warehouses full, retailers look to store goods outside
The “industrial outdoor storage” industry has been booming during the pandemic, as retailers try to find creative places to park their goods — literally.
As transportation bottlenecks clear, supply chains face shortage of warehouse space
Warehouse rents are soaring while transportation costs are plummeting.
There's a boom in building warehouses, but what does that mean for the environment?
New warehouses can sometimes replace green space, which has climate implications.
New California law seeks transparency for workplace quotas
The law is aimed at large warehouse companies that use algorithms to manage worker productivity.
What happens to a local job market when Amazon comes to town?
In Cathedral City, California, a new Amazon facility may attract workers from traditional tourism-economy jobs.
California looks to regulate work quota algorithms
A measure to regulate Amazon's and other companies' use warehouse work algorithms is headed to Gov. Newsom.
How on-demand warehousing creates space for entrepreneurs
“Our goal is to democratize logistics,” said Ben Euchus, co-founder and CEO of on-demand warehouse company, Flowspace.
Retailers get creative to handle expected crush of online sales
Walmart is converting 42 warehouses that normally ship products to its stores so they can also fulfill online orders.
The path left by your online purchases
You might have done a lot of online shopping this holiday season, and you’re not alone — more than 1 billion items were shipped for free in the United States this holiday with Amazon Prime, the company reported. And with the rise of online shopping comes a lot more warehouses popping up in rural communities […]
These days, the holiday magic happens in warehouses
With online shopping now a $400 billion industry, fulfillment centers and warehouses are central to the season.