Logistics


Jet Midwest in deal for ‘mini-satellite’ aircraft

Airborne Wireless Network (OTC QB: ABWN) says it has a deal with Kansas City-based Jet Midwest Group to obtain three aircraft to test its Airborne Wireless Network concept. A memorandum of understanding states that both parties have agreed to enter… more

Orange EV trucks OK’d for California vouchers

Riverside, Mo.-based Orange EV, a maker of “pure electric” terminal trucks, says it’s the first in its industry to win approval for California incentive vouchers of $95,000 per Class 8 Electric Truck. California fleets can save at least $95,000 per… more

AWG to Acquire Another Regional Grocery Coop

Kansas City, Kan.-based Associated Wholesale Grocers and Norfolk, Neb.-based Affiliated Foods Midwest Cooperative announced that they have reached an agreement to combine the two cooperatives’ distribution businesses.   “This exciting endeavor is exactly what we need to allow our retailers to… more

Spec Industrial Building Set for Intermodal Hub Area

The Minneapolis-based Opus Group has announced plans for a 205,000-square-foot speculative industrial facility in Olathe. Reflecting the strength of the market, this new development will continue to expand Opus’ development presence in the Kansas City area. “We’re thrilled to be… more

Two Huge Spec Buildings Going Up at Logistics Park KC

NorthPoint Development has announced the start of construction of Inland Ports XXXII, a 765,927 square-foot building and XXXIII, a 927,155 square-foot building, both constructed on a speculative basis at Logistics Park Kansas City. LPKC is a 1,700-acre master-planned distribution and… more

Amazon Will Snap Up Giant Spec Building at LPKC

Anyone following construction of the massive 822,000-square-foot Inland Port XIV building at Logistics Park Kansas City--the largest ever built on a spec basis in this market--might have thought that a state-of-the-art distribution center like that would have had Amazon.com written… more

Menard’s Will Build Distribution Site in Southeast Missouri

Menard's, the Wisconsin-based hardware and home improvement chain, announced today that it would build a 185,000-square-foot manufacturing and distribution facility in Sullivan, Mo., about an hour southwest of St. Louis. Work on the $29.1 million facility is expected to start this month, and the site will generate nearly… more

Hunt Midwest Finds Partner to Drive Expansion of Business Park

Hunt Midwest Real Estate Development announced today that it had formed a strategic partnership with Chicago-based HSA Commercial Real Estate to bring new industrial tenants to Hunt Midwest Business Center's newly expanded 126-acre surface business park. Ora Reynolds, president and… more