Judge Jane Magnus-Stinson denied a request by former Celadon Group Inc. President William Meek to travel to a Mexican resort for a birthday celebration while he is awaiting trial on multiple fraud charges.
Market Wagon looks to expand produce-delivery service nationwide
The 4-year-old company uses proprietary software and legions of small farmers and gig drivers to create an Amazon-like system that delivers fresh produce, meats, dairy products and other local food.Read More
Amazon’s virus stumbles have been boon for Walmart, Target
Former and current Amazon executives who spoke on the condition of anonymity because they weren’t authorized to speak publicly say no company could fully prepare for the crush of orders stemming from a global pandemic.Read More
Brothers to funnel $4.5M into companies stung by pandemic
Sensing an investment opportunity—and a chance to do good—the four Litt brothers have set aside for investment a portion of the $40 million they reaped from the 2019 sale of their transportation-management firm, Reliable Source Logistics.Read More
Coke bottler planning $55M Whitestown facility to consolidate statewide warehousing
The nation’s largest Coca-Cola bottler is planning to merge its Anderson, Bloomington, Lafayette, Shelbyville and Speedway warehousing and distribution operations into a massive new Whitestown facility by next spring.Read More
Postal Service officials, bracing for steep losses from the nationwide shutdown caused by the pandemic, have warned they will run out of money by the end of September without help from Congress.
Amazon received government approval to put more than 3,200 satellites into orbit with the goal of beaming internet service to earth. The company said it will spend $10 billion on the initiative.
The owners of Moonshot Games are launching a delivery service they say can help local independent retailers compete with Amazon.com and the big-box stores.
As envisioned by developer Ambrose Property Group, Westpoint Business Park eventually will include as many as nine logistics buildings totaling more than 6 million square feet of space.
A largely agricultural area near the formerly contested border of Zionsville and Whitestown could soon be the site of two 550,000-square-foot warehouses.
Plans call for the mammoth Hancock County facility to feature 146 docks and parking for 1,985 cars and up to 916 trailers.
Target, CVS, Apple and Walmart all said Sunday that they had temporarily closed or limited hours at some locations for safety reasons, while Amazon said it has adjusted some routes and suspended some deliveries.
The Whiteland Town Council has scheduled a special meeting to consider a tax abatement related to the proposed development of 997,000-square-foot logistics building on 121 acres near Interstate 65.
President Donald Trump says the coronavirus pandemic highlights the importance of U.S. manufacturing and moving supply chains out of China, as he blamed that country anew for not doing enough to slow the pandemic.
Grocers big and small are hiring more workers, paying overtime and limiting purchases on certain high demand items as they scramble to restock shelves that have been wiped out in response to the global viral pandemic.
Indianapolis-based Key Auctioneers will be handling the sale of office furniture, computers, truck parts and other items from Celadon’s east-side headquarters as the trucking company liquidates its assets in bankruptcy.
The Fresh Cut operation at Caito’s main campus at 3120 N. Post Road cuts and packages fresh produce for distribution to retailers.
The distribution arm of the New Jersey-based company plans to spend $110 million on project, which will include specialized handling and storage technologies for medical devices.
The grocery delivery service, which entered the Indianapolis market in 2011, had hoped to grow its local workforce to as many as 238 employees but fell far short of that goal. On Tuesday, it announced it was pulling out of Indianapolis and other Midwestern markets.
The Seattle-based e-commerce company plans to use a 660,384-square-foot building that’s already under construction for an an “inbound cross dock” center.
The staggering number of Prime members is sure to spook other retailers. Analysts have said Prime subscribers typically spend more of their money at Amazon than other places.
Celadon CEO Paul Svindland, who joined the company in 2017 and tried to turn around the troubled trucking company, is departing for a CEO job at another logistics company.
While fears that robots will replace human workers haven’t come to fruition, there are growing concerns that keeping up with the pace of the latest artificial intelligence technology is taking a toll on human workers’ health, safety and morale.