Q4 2005 | Trade and Industry Development

Q4 2005


Trade & Industry Development Magazine

New advances in technology are reshaping the retail community – bringing new ways of streamlining processes and helping retailers become truly customer-focused. RILA’s article in “Industry Outlook” discusses the key to providing the level of service that consumers expect. IWLA’s article focuses on key objectives of today’s warehouse logistics firms and the business aspects impacting the warehouse logistics industry.
Consumer demands, global sourcing challenges and limited capacity across multiple transportation modes force every retailer to take continuous looks at their distribution network. Our “Logistics” article will help you ask yourself questions to ensure proper site selection.
Be sure to read the area “Spotlights” provided by Texas, Oklahoma, Mississippi and Wisconsin. These articles give valuable information and encourage you to consider locating your next facility in their area.

In this issue

Boise & Southern Idaho

BY: Trade & Industry Development

When one thinks of major food processing regions in the country, Southern Idaho usually doesn’t come to mind. Yet this region is one of America’s most diverse food baskets, with food processing a leading industry in the area. Agriculture and food processing is the economic foundation for Southern Idaho with a strong agricultural base of row crop farming, seed production, beef production, dairy and cheese production, aquaculture, lamb production, pork production and apiaries. more....