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Shippers, E-Retailers Preparing for the ‘Christmas Crunch’

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By Matt Dickerson
Senior Vice President
JLL Indianapolis

With the holiday shopping season looming, e-retailers and their shipping partners are gearing up to prevent a repeat of last season’s epic delivery fail.

While the vast majority of online purchases “guaranteed” to arrive by Christmas Eve were indeed delivered on time, those many successes were largely overshadowed by the… Read More

Cargo Volumes Increase Again

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By Matt Dickerson
Senior Vice President
JLL Indianapolis

As the end of summer approaches, another sign of the accelerating economy is the continued growth of freight traffic across the country.

One direct indicator of this is the increase in net semi-trailer orders. Net trailer orders increased as much as 50 percent year over year for the month of May… Read More

Retail and Fulfillment Distribution in Indianapolis

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By Brian Seitz
Senior Vice President
Jones Lang LaSalle

In the video above, JLL’s Director of U.S. Research, Aaron Ahlburn, explains what is currently driving industrial demand across the country.

Retail, and specifically e-commerce fulfillment, is leading the charge from coast to coast.  In Indianapolis, the impact of expanding retail is even more noticeable. Nearly all new deal activity in 2013 (both closed and active deals) are either store fulfillment, e-commerce/DTC fulfillment or… Read More