California, CalTrade Report, California international, California global, UPS, Ontario International Airport - NEW SoCAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER FOR UPS - CalTrade ReportAsia Quake Victims ONTARIO – 12/16/05 – Expedited air carrier UPS has opened the doors at its new distribution center adjacent to Ontario International Airport in Southern California; the new facility adds considerable clout to the roughly 1.1 billion square feet of industrial warehouse space available in Southern California, almost twice that of other distribution hubs such as New Jersey, Chicago, Atlanta, and Dallas. - ONTARIO – 12/16/05 – Expedited air carrier UPS has opened the doors at its new distribution center adjacent to Ontario International Airport in Southern California; the new facility adds considerable clout to the roughly 1.1 billion square feet of industrial warehouse space available in Southern California, almost twice that of other distribution hubs such as New Jersey, Chicago, Atlanta, and Dallas. - NEW SoCAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER FOR UPS California, CalTrade Report, California international, California global, UPS, Ontario International Airport - NEW SoCAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER FOR UPS

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NEW SoCAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER FOR UPS

ONTARIO - 12/16/05 - UPS has opened a new distribution center campus in Southern California's Inland Empire region, adjacent to Ontario International Airport and east of the massive Los Angeles-Long Beach port "load center."

Despite the supply chain crunch that shippers have occasionally experienced in Southern California, transportation analysts say the region will remain the top pick for industrial real estate developers because most of the freight coming from Asia to the US will continue to pass through the region.

Already, Southern California has roughly 1.1 billion square feet of industrial warehouse space, almost twice that of other distribution hubs such as New Jersey, Chicago, Atlanta, and Dallas.

Simply put, they have said, Southern California will continue to receive the greatest share of Asian import trade for years to come, and, while East Coast ports are starting to attract more all-water service from Asia, those analysts say Southern California will maintain its lead in the field.
 
The US West Coast has lost less than 1% of the market share since 2001, which means it has kept pace with growing Asian trade volumes and competition from East Coast ports.

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MEXICO LIFTS CALIFORNIA LETTUCE BAN

MEXICO CITY, Mexico – 10/20/06 – The weeks-old ban on California lettuce shipments to Mexico has been lifted after US Department of Agriculture tests for the E. coli bacteria proved negative; California is the country’s leading producer of lettuce with an estimated 70-75% of the total US production of iceberg lettuce and between 80-85% of the leaf lettuce.


NAPSTER ENTERS THE JAPANESE MARKET

LOS ANGELES – 10/16/06 – Napster, the digital music service provider, has entered the Japanese market with the introduction of a new subscription model that allows subscribers, who until now acquired digital music by paying for each track and album individually; currently, Japan is largest music market in the world outside of the US.


GUESS? IN NEW MEXICAN JV

SAN FRANCISCO – 09/29/06 – Fashion marketer Guess? has inked a manufacturing and marketing joint venture agreement with Mexico’s Grupo Axo; the Mexico City-based company will engage in the production, wholesale distribution and retail sale of Guess? fashion apparel, accessories and other related products throughout the country.


GOOGLE BELGIUM TAKEN TO COURT

BRUSSELS, Belgium – 09/20/06 – Internet search engine Google has been ordered to cease reproducing articles from French-language publications in the news sections of its Belgian website; the court order threatens the company with a fine of $1.3 million daily if it does not comply.


NEW OAKLAND INTERMODAL FACILITY PLANNED

OAKLAND – 09/11/06 – The 425-acre former Oakland Army Base will be converted into the Port of Oakland’s newest intermodal rail yard under the terms of an agreement reached between the port and several local and state government agencies; the planned OHIT – or Outer Harbor Intermodal Terminal – is expected to significantly reduce container transfer times, increase throughput, and reduce truck traffic in and around the port when completed within the next several years.


INTEL MAY LAYOFF THOUSANDS

SANTA CLARA – 09/04/06 – Chipmaker Intel is reportedly planning to announce a massive layoff within weeks that could eliminate as many as 10,000 jobs or one-tenth of the company’s total global workforce; the move was spurred by several financially disappointing quarters and the results of an internal corporate analysis conducted in April.



 



 


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