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The following list identifies existing and planned IKEA distribution facilities in North America serving their retail outlets. They are listed from oldest to newest. A map of the locations is also provided via this ZeeMaps weblink. Westampton (Philadelphia), New Jersey … Continue reading
Interesting data provided in the chart below. Despite a labor strike in 2014, Los Angeles and Long Beach continued to the lead the way as the busiest container ports in the United States based on twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs). the … Continue reading
As ALDI continues its rapid expansion of grocery stores across the United States, its distribution and logistics network is growing as well. Below is a list of the company’s distribution centers including a new facility in Petersburg, Virginia and one … Continue reading
Below is a list of Costco’s distribution centers (they refer to them as depots) in North America and their square footage. Following the list is a weblink to a map created which shows how there are dispersed across the continent. Many … Continue reading
As a follow-up to the September 27, 2012, post on those cities with the most intermodal rail facilities in North America, here is a list of some of newest and most advanced intermodal rail facilities that have come on-line over the past … Continue reading
Busiest airports in India by passenger traffic: April 2013–March 2014 Name City Passengers Indira Gandhi International Airport Delhi 36,990,987 Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Mumbai 32,221,395 Chennai International Airport Chennai 12,896,055 Kempegowda International Airport Bangalore 12,868,830 Netaji Subhash … Continue reading
The twin-tube 4,200 foot long PortMiami Tunnel is scheduled to open to traffic in May of 2014. Under construction since 2010, the $1 billion public-private partnership project will extend Interstate 395 under the Government Cut shipping channel separating Watson Island and Dodge … Continue reading
Some of the best seaport images yet, come from East Asia. Enjoy!
Below are five great seaports of the Middle East – Abu Dhabi, UAE; Haifa, Israel; Izmir, Turkey; Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; and Port Said/Fuad, Egypt.
While preparing the satellite photos from the “Can you guess the city” series, I noticed how interesting the images were of great seaport cities. The harbour channels are very evident and in combination with the natural and urban geography present … Continue reading