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Back in business (and better than ever)
After being derailed by Hurricane Harvey in 2017, manufacturer Pepperl+Fuchs' newly automated DC is now up and running—speeding customer deliveries and streamlining the manufacturer's North American supply channel.
No, a robot will not take your job (but it might change it)
Despite what we've all heard, a new survey shows that most American workers do not feel threatened by the prospect of workplace automation. In fact, nearly three-quarters say they would welcome the assistance.
How to revamp your order-fulfillment strategy
In the face of an increasingly complex supply chain, experts point to data, automation, and flexibility as building blocks of a successful fulfillment strategy.
Amazon to open fulfillment center in central Florida
Deltona, Fla., facility will become part of the retail giant's statewide network that includes centers in Orlando, Miami, Tampa, and Jacksonville.
The future of last-mile logistics takes shape
From light-industrial properties to large multistory facilities, the urban logistics real-estate landscape is changing as shippers get a handle on the best warehousing strategies to tackle their "last-touch" challenges.
Grocery distributor to expand, transform U.S. supply chain
Ahold Delhaize USA invests $480 million in facilities, technology to support "aggressive" omnichannel growth plans, company says.
RLS Logistics expands fulfillment operations
Renovation and expansion of two facilities will double capacity by early 2020, increasing direct-to-consumer packaging and fulfillment services, 3PL says.
Demand surges for cold-storage warehousing, CBRE says
But construction requirements pose challenges for developers looking to capitalize on the trend.
Developers building multi-story DCs for urban home delivery
Amazon effect drives demand for new breed of warehouse, Innovo and Prologis say at CSCMP Edge.
Amazon to open Pittsburgh fulfillment center
One million square-foot center will be the company's 15th operations facility in Pennsylvania and will give employees access to the firm's "upskilling" initiative, Amazon says.

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