Anthony Crivello

What Does the Labor Shortage Mean for Your Supply Chain?

A talent shortage continues to create problems for American businesses across all industries. While the pandemic gets the brunt of the blame for ongoing supply chain disruptions, the logistics and transportation labor shortage makes it increasingly difficult for companies to mitigate supply chain risk. The truck driver shortfall hit 80,000 drivers in 2021 and is expected to grow to 160,000 by 2030. Meanwhile, 61% of respondents to a Peerless Media survey reported they are hiring warehouse workers to address materials handling, logistics, and supply chain ... Read More

Warehouse Hoarding: Is Industrial Real Estate the New Toilet Paper?

Remember the first half of 2020 when our biggest fear was running out of toilet paper? It was something we all needed, and there wasn't enough to go around. That realization caused consumers to panic-buy as much toilet paper as they could before it ran out, further contributing to the growing toilet paper shortage. The industrial real estate sector is seeing a similar trend right now with warehouses. Warehouse capacity remains at record lows across the United States, while demand keeps rising. As projections for ... Read More

The Future of Industrial Real Estate Needs Smarter Warehouses

Over the past several decades, science fiction movies have featured all kinds of things once thought unimaginable, such as robots, self-driving vehicles, and fully automated factories. As we reach a point where these fantasies have become a reality, the industrial real estate sector must look toward a smarter future. This article will discuss some innovative new features found in warehouses and what property owners can do to support them.  What Does a Smart Warehouse Look Like?  A “smart warehouse” is so-named because it relies runs ... Read More

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