Blackstone to Buy Colony Warehouses for $5.9B
The private-equity giant has been building its "last-mile" logistics business amid a surge in e-commerce demand.
eBay Matches Amazon With Logistics Option
A new eBay service will enable merchants to store inventory in strategically located warehouses, resulting in faster delivery times.
Blackstone Buys GLP Warehouse Properties
The $18.7 billion deal is a bet on the future of e-commerce and logistics growth.
Rising Logistics Costs Fuel Sysco Earnings Miss
"We continue to see expense challenges in the warehouse and transportation areas of our supply chain," CEO Tom Bené says.
Amazon Sales Jump 25% But Profits Disappoint
CFO Brian Olsavsky defends the company's heavy spending, saying "We are continuing to invest in businesses that ... can last for decades."
How to Gauge M&A Supply Chain Uncertainties
There's a gap that many acquirers are starting to pay more attention to: the supply chain uncertainty created when companies combine.
The Internet of Things may transform supply chain management, but connected industrial sensors so far have pointed to an evolution, not a revolution.
Alibaba Discloses U.S. Probe of Accounting
The SEC investigation comes as analysts and investors have questioned the transparency of the e-commerce giant's financial statements.
Logistics Industry Inches Toward IT Relevance
With demands from corporate clients getting louder and logistics firms getting bigger, the heat is on for technology upgrades.