Conexus’ new president and CEO, Fred Cartwright, has held a variety of innovation-focused leadership positions in the manufacturing industry, including at Allison Transmission, General Motors and an automotive research facility affiliated with Clemson University in South Carolina.
Teamsters aim to step up efforts to unionize Amazon workers
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, a union that represents 1.4 million workers, is set to vote Thursday on whether to make organizing Amazon workers its main priority.Read More
Holladay Properties proposes $25.5M in new Westfield warehouse projects
South Bend-based Holladay Properties is asking the city of Westfield to grant it a tax abatement to offset the costs of developing three speculative buildings in NorthPoint Industrial Park.Read More
Amazon’s profit more than triples as pandemic boom continues
Fueled by the growth of online shopping, Amazon posted revenue of more than $100 billion, the second quarter in a row that the company has passed that milestone.Read More
US Foods planning $20M distribution center expansion in Fishers
The wholesale food distributor received a positive recommendation from the Fishers Plan Commission on Wednesday to change zoning of an adjacent property so the company can eventually add 69,000 square feet to its existing 230,000-square-foot facility.Read More
Companies that map their supply chains can gain insights into where its various tiers of suppliers are located, the relative importance of each supplier and other critical data points, industry experts said at an IBJ event Friday.
Opus Development Co. plans to develop up to four buildings on the land in the Mount Comfort corridor, including a 862,000-square-foot distribution facility for Atkins Nutritionals.
ITS Logistics LLC announced Tuesday that it plans to invest $11.8 million to establish its first Midwest location, in Whitestown.
Five of JBS’ largest beef plants in the United States ceased processing because of the attack, knocking out almost one-fifth of the country’s beef production capacity.
Even as U.S. COVID-19 cases have declined, supply-chain problems have persisted. For a variety of reasons—from shifts in consumer behavior to a plummet in available airline flights to congestion at ocean ports—the pandemic has scrambled everything across a wide swath of industries.
Like its Big Tech counterparts Facebook, Google and Apple, Amazon faces multiple legal and political offensives from Congress, federal and state regulators and European watchdogs.
Carmel-based Market Wagon grew from five employees to almost 55 during the pandemic, prompting the need for more operations space. It also plans to expand from 29 to 50 markets by the end of the year.
The Home Depot plans to invest $1 million in the project and create 18 jobs by the end of the year, with those jobs paying a minimum wage of $13.41 per hour.
Hoosier Logistics Inc. claims a former executive secretly siphoned business to his own firm for nearly three years days before he “quit Hoosier under suspicious circumstances” in April.
The “state-of-the-art” distribution center in Hendricks County is expected to accelerate delivery times for Apple customers in Indiana and the rest of country.
The massive facility, which would employ hundreds of people, would be built on a 100-acre site adjacent to Interstate 74.
A logistics company affiliated with online retailer Shein plans to open a distribution center in Whitestown that will employ up to 500 full-time workers, the city announced Wednesday night.
Postmaster General Louis DeJoy said the Postal Service is weighed down by $188.4 billion in liabilities, and that he expects it to lose $160 billion over the next 10 years.
Main Street businesses are now forced to wait months instead of the usual weeks for a delivery from China, and no one knows when the situation will be resolved.
Three pilot programs planned for this year are more than just robo-taxi and delivery-bot science experiments. They’re dry runs for the real thing—possibly coming soon.
Manufacturers and trucking groups are supportive of the legislation, but opponents, including law enforcement agencies, have raised concerns about possible damage to state infrastructure and safety on the roads.
Bastian Solutions, which makes conveyor systems, robotics and other automated materials-handling items often used by the retail industry, has seen growth accelerate because of the pandemic.
The ruling undercuts one of the defenses that Union Pacific, BNSF, CSX and Norfolk Southern had offered in dozens of lawsuits that major companies filed last year questioning the way railroads set shipping rates.