Excerpt: By Dennis J. Donovan, originally featured in ExpansionSolutionsMagazine.com

This article highlights the art and science of siing new warehouse (or distribution) facilities. The following dynamics are addressed: the industry introduction, major clusters in the U.S., macro geographic analysis, micro geographic analysis and my thoughts.

A warehouse is a facility where goods are temporarily stored prior to delivery to customers. Distribution centers are operated either by producing company (captive) or by a third party provider (3PL.) A third options is to utilize public storage.

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