JLL takes a deep dive into key components of future warehousing

The increase in sophisticated technologies and attributes needed to help meet growing e-commerce demand and warehouse throughput continues to rise, with no signs of slowing down, according to a research report issued this week by Chicago-based commercial real estate firm JLL. The report, entitled “Warehouse of the Future: 9 attributes that are redefining industrial properties today,” observes how as industrial vacancies continue to fall alongside rising operating costs and shrinking availabilities of prime land parcels, the continued growth of e-commerce,...

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National diesel average sees slight gain, reports EIA

The national average price per gallon for diesel gasoline was up again this week, according to data issued by the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA). With $0.03-cent increase, the national diesel price now stands at $3.271 per gallon. Source: logistics Mgmt

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