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By Jeff Berman · September 26, 2014
Seasonally-adjusted (SA) for-hire truck tonnage in August saw a 1.6 percent increase in August on the heels of a 1.5 percent increase in July. The August SA index––at 132.6 (2000=100)––stands as a new SA high, with November 2013’s 131.0 now the second best month recorded.
By Josh Bond · September 26, 2014
Transaction valued at more than $350 million expected to close by end of 2014.
By LM Staff · September 26, 2014
Carload volumes saw a 5 percent jump compared to the same week a year ago at 302,178, and intermodal volumes hit a new weekly U.S. record at 279,777 trailers and containers.
By MMH Staff · September 25, 2014
Book offers processes to guide manufacturers in making offshoring and reshoring decisions.
By MMH Staff · September 25, 2014
Forecast for manufacturing production to grow 3.4% in 2014, 4.0% in 2015, 3.6% in 2016.
By MMH Staff · September 25, 2014
Dematic's 29th annual event hosts George W. Bush, 50 educational sessions.
By Patrick Burnson · September 25, 2014
Just weeks after signing on to the “Ocean Three” vessel-sharing agreement with CMA CGM and China Shipping, United Arab Shipping Company has forged a similar deal with Hamburg Süd.
By MMH Staff · September 25, 2014
Schneider Electric survey reveals acceleration in efficiency funding amid convergence of information technology and operational technologies.
By Patrick Burnson · September 25, 2014
Shippers attending the Intermodal Association of North America's (IANA) annual Intermodal Expo in Long Beach this week were given some good news/bad news regarding truck and rail capacity for the remaining year.
By MMH Staff · September 24, 2014
Program includes the addition of more than 6,000 AS/RS-related replacement parts.
By Bob Trebilcock · September 24, 2014
After years of being second place, materials handling and engineering are becoming first choice careers for some. Here’s why.
By John D. Schulz · September 23, 2014
A couple of years ago, the rush to alternatively fueled vehicles was on. Diesel prices had surged past $4, the American Trucking Associations hosted an overflow crowd at its alternative fuels “summit” for trucking executives and energy tycoon T. Boone Pickens offered what might have been the ultimate assessment of where fuel prices were headed.
By Jeff Berman · September 23, 2014
As a sector with myriad moving parts, coupled with obstacles like increased risks, cost pressures, among others, the healthcare supply chain is replete with uncertainties. But there are ways for the sector to counter these challenges, too, according to the seventh annual UPS “Pain in the (Supply) Chain healthcare surve
By Josh Bond · September 22, 2014
Freedonia research highlights growing domestic interest in automation.
By Patrick Burnson · September 22, 2014
The study examines the trajectory of offshoring cost arbitrage to low-cost developing countries, the rise of new locations, and the fact that there’s ample room for growth.

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