Warehouse jobs were supposed to be the future of the retail industry, offering opportunities for displaced employees and reshaping the American workforce. Amazon, Target, Walmart and other companies pledged to create hundreds of thousands of these positions at competitive wages — and increasingly with perks like free college thrown in— so they could fill the
Shipping & Logistics Domestic flights growth tipped to pick up ahead of elections Wednesday October 06 2021 Kisumu International Airport. FILE PHOTO | NMG By ANTHONY KITIMOMore by this Author Summary Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) Director-General Gilbert Kibe said domestic traffic growth has increased significantly since August and the outlook is even more promising.
<!– SHOW ARTICLE – Shortages in supplies and labor combined with congested delivery lines and swelling shipping costs make for an uncertain retail market ahead of the winter holiday shopping period. Bucknell University’s Jimmy Chen, associate professor of analytics and operations management, said shoppers placing orders this week for products manufactured overseas
Australians have been warned not to leave their Christmas shopping until the last minute with the global supply chain crisis leaving retailers struggling to fill orders and keep shelves stocked. The “dramatically bad” global supply chain situation in Asia could also see major Australian retailers dumping Black Friday sales as they are left with limited
Throughout the pandemic and its aftermath, warehousing has proven to be a remarkably resilient sector, to say the least. During the first quarter of 2021 alone, net absorption1 of the warehousing industry reached 80 million square feet, up over 50% from the previous year. This pace should translate into another record year of warehouse leasing