Logistics Market Snapshot – April 2016

Each month the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics publishes a Logistics Market Snapshot with key Logistics and Supply Chain figures and statistics. Included are several Freight Indexes, Industrial Vacancy and Rent Rates and general economic indexes. Always great to see the Netherlands featured. Please find some statistics below, or click the image to download the full snapshot.

Spring has officially sprung!  Read on below for some fun spring-time logistics facts.
More than 14 million barbecues and more than 900,000 tons of charcoal are shipped annually, most during the Spring season  (Source: flexe.com)
Time for spring cleaning!  In 2011, the soap and cleaning compound manufacturing industry in the United States generated an estimated $51.97 in revenue. (Source:  Statista)
The Netherlands is still the world’s main producer of commercially sold tulips, producing as many as 3 billion bulbs annually, most for export. (Source: Flowers of the World)

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