Site Selection for Land-Intensive Occupiers in Infill Areas

Key Concepts Industrial properties with 30% or less improvement square feet compared to land square feet (“low coverage”) are increasingly scarce in metropolitan areas of the United States Land-intensive industrial uses, which typically use low coverage industrial properties, can be challenging to entitle and therefore understanding zoning is critical to a project’s success Successful siteContinue reading “Site Selection for Land-Intensive Occupiers in Infill Areas”

Trailer Spots per Acre

I was asked recently how many 53′ truck trailers could be stored on one acre of land and though I would share my answer, based on conversations with my clients and within my company. The first point to make about determining the storage capacity of land or any other two or three dimensional object isContinue reading “Trailer Spots per Acre”

DC Metrics

As part of my research for the Global Logistics Specialist designation from California State University Long Beach, I have learned about certain metrics used by supply chain professionals in order to measure how their operations helping them meet their company’s objectives.  These metrics are commonly in the form of what are called key performance indicators,Continue reading “DC Metrics”

Site and Efficiency

According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, efficiency is defined as “the ability to do something or produce something without wasting materials, time, or energy” 1.  Efficiency has an obvious importance to industry.  However, its level of importance to corporations can vary in respect to growth and other corporate priorities.   Recent studies have indicated that U.S.Continue reading “Site and Efficiency”