State of Logistics Report Highlights Tight Supply Chain Capacity and Innovations - Jun 21, 2019 

The retooling of supply chains to account for more e-commerce sales has led to the need for smaller, more costly warehouses. Last year, extremely high utilization of existing truck fleets combined with limited available freight capacity to drive up transport rates.; Brambles Finalizes IFCO Sale: Proceeds from the sale are intended to improve shareholder value. Brambles intends to return up to US$1.95 billion of proceeds from the transaction to shareholders.; Residential Construction Continues Slow Growth: Generally, the trend shows slight growth although the rate of growth has slowed compared to activity a year ago.; Pallet Profile Added Green Pine Cants: Pallet companies that have their own sawing operations have bought more green pine cants when boards and especially hardwood became more difficult to find.