The red-hot Indianapolis industrial real estate sector is nearing all-time records in vacancy, construction and absorption, newly-released market reports obtained by IBJ show.
The retail behemoth will begin paying a minimum wage of $15 per hour in November, but local non-Amazon employers say they have strategies of their own for attracting and retaining workers.
The retailer says the new facility, which will occupy more than 1 million square feet, will be located next door to its existing center. The center is expected to create hundreds of jobs.
Longtime local entrepreneur Jim Sapp is revving up for expansion of his latest venture: Commercial Self Storage, a company geared to business customers.
Employees have been notified that their jobs will be eliminated in phases beginning in August and concluding Oct. 31.
Kroger Co. and United Kingdom-based online grocer Ocado Group are working on identifying sites for three automated distribution centers in the United States this year and may open as many as 20 within three years.
The number of warehousing and storage jobs in central Indiana has more than doubled since 2001, both in numbers and as a percentage of total local jobs.
The retail giant confirmed to IBJ on Friday that it intends to rehire DHL workers, who also could have a chance to transfer to other DHL facilities.
New Jersey-based U.S. Cold Storage plans to add 100,000 square feet to its existing 200,000-square-foot refrigerated warehouse and logistic-services facility.
Widespread fears about automation and job loss are often misplaced. Automation has actually helped create jobs in e-commerce, rather than eliminate them, and stands to create more in the years ahead.
Amazon.com Inc. is experimenting with a new delivery service intended to make more products available for free two-day delivery and relieve overcrowding in its warehouses, according to two people familiar with the plan.
United Parcel Service Inc. and the Indiana Economic Development Corp. announced plans for the new 893,000-square-foot package-handling hub Tuesday morning.
The number of merchants using Fulfillment by Amazon increased 70 percent in 2016. The logistics service lets merchants send goods to Amazon warehouses and pay a fee for packing and shipping online orders to customers.
Healer Health makes shoes under the brand name I-Runner. It’s moving its operations from Kentucky to Zionsville next month.
The Indiana Alcohol and Tobacco Commission has granted Spirited Sales a temporary permit to sell wholesale liquor after a Marion County special judge denied the state’s request for a stay on her August ruling for the company.