Industrial, logistics space leasing clocks 13% rise to 14 mn sq ft in January-June: CBRE report

Industrial, logistics space leasing clocks 13% rise to 14 mn sq ft in January-June: CBRE report

Orthodox Jewish yeshiva (religious school) students study separated by plastic cells set up amid the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, on August 25, 2020 in the southern Israeli city of Sdreot. Israel has over 92,000 COVID-19 cases to its nine million population, with fewer than 700 deaths. (Image: MENAHEM KAHANA / AFP) Leasing of industrial and logistics […]

Japan’s logistics crisis

Japan's logistics crisis

Demand for home delivery in Japan has skyrocketed during the coronavirus pandemic. But it comes just as the country’s logistics industry grapples with a growing labor shortage. There were more than one million truck drivers in Japan in 2000, but by 2030, that number is forecast to halve. Grueling hours and low pay have made […]

In the New Logistics Landscape, There’s No Going Back to Old Ways

In the New Logistics Landscape, There’s No Going Back to Old Ways

Do you know what one of the biggest productivity enhancements of the past 25 years has been for freight and logistics? Dual computer monitors. When we went into lockdown, many businesses were distressed by having to manage their PDF paperwork, Excel spreadsheets and freight software on the single screen of a laptop or home PC. […]

How to Reduce Costs in the Current Logistical Climate

logistics containers

The adage, “Don’t worry about the things you can’t control, rather worry about the things you can control”, could not be truer, given the challenges faced today by any company involved in the supply chain. The Current Climate With rising container costs and shortages in labor, storage and other resources, all companies are in the […]