MD: Amazon Plans Fulfillment Center in Cecil County, 700 New Jobs

January 20, 2017

Amazon to open a 1.2M-sq-ft fulfillment center in N. East, Maryland, its 3rd center in Maryland, adding 700 jobs to current 3,000 in the state. more >>


WA: Salesforce Opens Seattle Area Hub, Doubling Local Workforce to 500

January 20, 2017

No. 1 customer relationship management (CRM) company builds one of its largest Engineering & Innovation Hubs, located in Bellevue. more >>


GA: Colorado Premium to Invest $15M, Create 190 Jobs in Carroll County

January 20, 2017

Manufacturer of premium protein products purchased an existing 130,000-sq-ft building in Carroll County for new food processing facility. more >>


TN: LKQ Corp. to Build New Nashville HQ Facility, Create 150 New Jobs

January 20, 2017

Provider of alternative & specialty parts & accessories to repair & accessorize vehicles to expand regional HQ in Davidson County, TN. more >>



EXIM Bank Releases its FY 2016 Annual Report

January 5, 2017

Report highlights support of more than $8B in U.S. exports and estimated 52,000 U.S. jobs by independent federal agency. more >>


Governors of CO, UT & NV to Build Regional Electric Vehicle Corridor

January 5, 2017

Governors to work together over next year to develop complementary plans for building an EV charging network across key highway corridors. more >>


New Training to Support Food Hubs Through National Network

January 5, 2017

Program to create national network of at least 100 trained food hub mgrs & 60 tech assistance providers offering financial mgmt skills, resources. more >>


Site Selectors Guild Adds Two Professionals to Membership

January 5, 2017

New SSG members are Woody Hydrick, of Global Location Strategies and Wolfgang Riedel, of Riedel Consulting GmbH. more >>



eCommerce

Five Ways E-commerce Has Changed Facility Planning

December 7, 2016

Tips to navigate the impact and changes E-commerce has brought to choosing and designing fulfillment and distribution facilities. more >>


Warehousing Best Practices

Aligning Warehouse Performance to Company Strategy

December 7, 2016

Ever wonder if your warehousing facility’s (or facilities’) performance is aligned to your corporate strategy? Here's what some companies learned. more >>


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Using Economic Data and Trends to Predict Trade Swings

December 7, 2016

Here's some real insight. AAPA helps shed light for site selectors on what data to pay attention to when making decisions for the future. more >>


Plastics

Strategies for Today’s U.S. Plastics Industry Site Selection

December 6, 2016

Location strategy is critical in the plastics industry as the industry experiences changing trends. Here's what you need to know to thrive. more >>



WeiserMazars 2016 Food & Beverage Industry Study

January 10, 2017

Report defines industry trends, builds knowledge base of food & beverage challenges, opportunities & best practices to stay ahead of competition. more >>


U.S. Organic Hotspots and their Benefit to Local Economies

January 10, 2017

A systematic assessment of the impact of organic agriculture on local economies that identifies 225 counties in the U.S. as organic hotspots. more >>


How & Why the IOT is Transforming Manufacturing

July 18, 2016

The Internet of Things (IoT) is starting to fundamentally change the way some big companies operate and this is especially true for manufacturing. more >>


The Middle Market Power Index: Fueling The Nation’s Economic Growth

June 17, 2016

Middle market firms are more likely than average to be found in the manufacturing and wholesale trade sectors. Further, 10 states (and D.C.) have a... more >>


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