COVID-19: Logistics Industry Update

A new strain of coronavirus, known as COVID-19  swept across the world in early 2020, with outbreaks springing up in virtually every country to varying degrees. As of the writing of this article, more than 800,000 people around the world have died from COVID-19 or complications related to it, with more than 175,000 of those deaths occurring within the United States. The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way we as a society interact with other people, the way we shop, the way we travel, and ... Read More

2020-09-03T22:53:05+00:00September 3rd, 2020|Articles, Frank P. Crivello, Milwaukee|

How COVID-19 Has Impacted Industrial Supply Chain Management

Global outsourcing has become increasingly popular in recent decades as companies pursued lower production and logistics costs. China, in particular, became a hotbed for contract manufacturing and supplier sourcing thanks to their large and affordable labor pools. As communication technologies improved, working with businesses anywhere in the world became easier than ever before. When the COVID-19 pandemic shut down factories in China, the global supply chain was woefully unprepared and ground to a halt. As the initial wave of the pandemic begins to subside, supply ... Read More

2020-08-10T19:59:31+00:00August 10th, 2020|Articles, Frank P. Crivello, Milwaukee|

The Impact of COVID-19 on Industrial Real Estate Site Selection

As the United States continues to battle the ongoing pandemic, various trends have emerged in the area of industrial real estate. An e-commerce boom continues to drive demand for general warehousing and distribution space, while a continuing surge in online grocery sales has strained the cold chain and led to increased demand. This article will discuss industrial site selection and how it has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Changes in Site Selection Priorities In light of shifting demands and requirements, here are some changes ... Read More

2020-08-05T19:35:12+00:00August 5th, 2020|Articles, Frank P. Crivello, Milwaukee|
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