Executive Briefings

Site Selection for Retail Distribution Facilities

The still sluggish economy and cost reduction goals are the major issues impacting today's industrial site selection decisions, says Rich Thompson, supply chain and logistics group director at Jones Lang LaSalle. Thompson discusses how other trends, such as the growth of e-commerce and rising transportation costs, also are influencing facility location decisions. [Run Time (Min.): 10:35]

The still sluggish economy and cost reduction goals are the major issues impacting today's industrial site selection decisions, says Rich Thompson, supply chain and logistics group director at Jones Lang LaSalle. Thompson discusses how other trends, such as the growth of e-commerce and rising transportation costs, also are influencing facility location decisions. [Run Time (Min.): 10:35]