Amazon embarked upon a significant expansion of its warehousing operations over the course of 2016 and that trend seems set to continue into the new year as well.
The Northeast has seen a large number of warehouses go up in recent years as online retailers in particular look to increase their footprint in perhaps the most heavily populated region of North America.
In recent years, the number of warehouse operations that have picked up steam in the Keystone State has been remarkable, and it's a trend that many of the region's experts don't expect to abate any time soon.
Up and down the East Coast, the number of warehouses that have cropped up in a number of regions in recent years has been significant.
Some of the major issues in the warehousing industry revolve around growing companies' ability to find people who are both willing and able to fill the many job openings now proliferating in the field.
Across the country there has been a strong fight for higher minimum wages, carried out on numerous fronts.
In recent years, the warehouse logistics industry has become such a massive driver of jobs growth for many communities nationwide that cities are now aggressively competing to have such facilities built within their borders.
There are many ways in which warehouse operators can help to improve the safety their workers enjoy while on premises, and companies are constantly on the lookout for ways to achieve those ends.
Technological advancements over the past several years are pushing warehouse efficiency and productivity forward in a number of different ways.
While warehouse hiring is on the rise in many parts of the country, it's not always well-trained industry veterans who are taking those jobs.
Across the country, the subject of rising wages has been heavily discussed for some time now, and that's a trend that doesn't seem likely to slow down any time soon.
In the past few years, warehouse construction and hiring efforts have surged in a number of states nationwide, but perhaps the busiest has been Indiana.
There are many states across the Southern U.S. where warehouse activity - in the form of both construction and hiring - has been on the rise for some time.
Much of the Midwest has seen an increase in logistics efforts in the past few years, and that's a trend that's likely to continue for some time to come.
In recent years, Pennsylvania has become a hub for logistics work because of its centralized location in relation to a number of the nation's biggest population centers.
While much of the Eastern Seaboard has seen a significant uptick in the number of warehouses being built and more heavily staffed in recent years, this has been particularly true of two regions.
Many states in the Rust Belt have been placing new emphasis on warehouse construction, upgrades and hiring in the past few years, and that trend doesn't seem likely to slow down anytime soon.
Like many parts of the country, demand for warehouse space - and workers - has been on the rise in Virginia for some time now.
The Mid-South has been a hub of warehouse activity in recent years, much like the neighboring Atlantic Seaboard and Rust Belt regions.
One of the biggest drivers of warehouse construction and jobs growth in recent years has been e-commerce, but other industries are likewise seeing an increase of demand in this regard as well.