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Dec 12, 2017 - Forbes

Peer out the 56 garage doors lining the walls of the warehouse giant Prologis' new 260,000-square-foot facility in Oakland, California, and you'll spot three highways. To the east there's I-980 slicing through downtown Oakland; southbound I-880 leads to Silicon Valley; go north on I-580 and you'll end up in the heart of Marin County. San Francisco is just 9 miles to the west. A railroad train could steam right up to the building and carry goods all the way to Chicago. But it's those local roads ...