- Within the U.S., site selection support services are working together more than ever before to draw potential logistics locators to their region, Inbound Logistics recently reported.
- Locations including Columbus, Kansas City and New Jersey are leading the way for site selection services.
- Common traits for these preferred locations include lower rents, tax benefits, stable economies, and a healthy work force either training in mid-sized urban environment with close proximity to other, larger markets.
The relocation of warehouses and other key elements of the supply chain are being felt throughout the country, with realtors reporting a surge in reanimated production plants, among other formerly empty properties.
With the stakes continuously on the rise, building the right team of professionals, including realtors, utility experts, and local government, is paramount to finding the right location for future business. Fortunately, multiple areas understand the requirements and have fostered an environment that is inviting for new logistics business.
Supply chain agility, defined by the speed of production and delivery, has caused a resurgence in the renting and acquisition of large warehouse space on American soil. The need for close proximity to ultimate destinations has reinvigorated Los Angeles, Tennessee and Atlanta, due to the need for warehouse or distribution center space.
The clock literally begins ticking as soon as an order is placed. The less time needed between production and delivery, the greater the customer satisfaction, and thus, the need for the emergence of reliable strategic locations throughout the country.