Though the U.S. logistics industry has recovered unexpectedly well from the last recession, reaching record highs in occupancy and absorption, experts believe the growth in property rents and values will peak sometime this year.
Spain aims to become the major logistics platform for southern Europe and northern Africa, serving the global east-west trade routes, as well as the emerging north-south, according to Rafael Catala, Spanish Secretary of State for Infrastructure, Transport and Housing.
Easy access to multiple modes of transportation is a big boon to any business involved in shipping products to a wide array of destinations. For companies that supply parts needed in manufacturing operations, intermodal access has become essential as more manufacturers adopt just-in-time and similar supply chain management strategies. Cities throughout the United States have done what they can to respond to the needs of shippers.