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You may have already heard that Peerless Media, LLC has completed the acquisition of Modern Materials Handling from Reed Elsevier.

What does that mean for loyal readers of this newsletter? Simply put, it means that the most trusted brand in the logistics market will continue to serve you through the pages of our magazine, timely email newsletters like TWIM, and 24/7 coverage on the web.

We’re also proud to announce that those trusted reporters and writers who have been bringing you the most valued editorial content in the market won’t be missing a beat. Not only are we bringing the same editorial and contributing editor teams along with us, but we’ll also be publishing our May issue as planned.

For you, our reader, the transition will be seamless.

You’ll be getting the same in-depth reporting, same peer-based case studies, same market-defining research projects, same innovative online webcasts and conferences, and the same overall editorial excellence you’ve come to expect from Modern Materials Handling.

We’re looking forward to serving this market and helping our readers expand their knowledge of the materials handling market for many years to come.

—Michael Levans, Group Editorial Director, Modern Materials Handling


About the Author

Michael Levans, Group Editorial Director
Michael Levans is Group Editorial Director of Peerless Media’s Supply Chain Group of publications and websites including Logistics Management, Supply Chain Management Review, Modern Materials Handling, and Material Handling Product News. He’s a 23-year publishing veteran who started out at the Pittsburgh Press as a business reporter and has spent the last 17 years in the business-to-business press. He’s been covering the logistics and supply chain markets for the past seven years. You can reach him at [email protected]

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Improving Packaging: The Cost of Shipping Air is Going Up
Retailers and manufacturers that insist on using inefficient and sloppy packaging methods—oversized boxes, inefficient packaging, poorly constructed palletized contents—are paying for their mistakes in sharply higher freight rates. Pitt Ohio White Paper, Logistics White Paper, Dimensional Packaging
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From the July 2016 Issue
While it’s currently a shippers market, the authors of this year’s report contend that we’ve entered a “period of transition” that will usher in a realignment of capacity, lower inventories, economic growth and “moderately higher” rates. It’s time to tighten the ties that bind.
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