Symbia Logistics opens up new Kansas City-based e-commerce fulfillment center

Edwards, Colo.-based Symbia Logistics, a 3PL focusing on warehousing, logistics, and e-commerce fulfillment, recently announced it opened its newly relocated and expanded Kansas City, Mo.-based e-commerce fulfillment center. This opening comes on the heels of Symbia’s 2018 acquisition of Kansas City-based Innovative Fulfillment Solutions (IFS). Source: logistics Mgmt

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Amazon announces plans to open up two new Ohio-based fulfillment centers

Earlier this week, global e-commerce power Amazon said this week it plans to open up two new Ohio-based fulfillment centers, located in Akron and Rossford. Company officials said that these locations will create more than 2,500 full-time jobs with comprehensive benefits, as well as opportunities to work in tandem with Amazon robotics. Source: logistics Mgmt

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Non-manufacturing growth remains solid in April, reports ISM

With a less than one percent decline from March, April non-manufacturing activity was close to flat, according, to the Non-Manufacturing Report on Business, which was issued today by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM). The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI– fell 0.6% to 55.5 in April (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth is occurring), following a 3.6% decline from February to March. Source: logistics Mgmt

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