Q4 2022 | Trade and Industry Development

Q4 2022

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Q4 2022

The process of site selection has always been complex. In the past, companies looked for a good building site in close proximity to suppliers and transportation routes, a suitable workforce and educational resources that helped them fill positions, a location that came with local and state incentives and quality of life factors that made for happy employees. While all these things are still necessary components, new parts have been added to the site selection clockworks in recent years, and in this issue, we discuss these new factors.

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Ports and Depots Adapt to New Realities

BY: Tracey Schelmetic

The supply chain looks very different than it did just a few short years ago. Shortages and delays, coupled with changes in the way customers shop, have turned shipping and transportation on its ear. Labor shortages continue to make a big impact on shipping. In this feature, we’re highlighting seven U.S. ports that are adapting to new realities. more....