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By MMH Staff · September 17, 2014
Five-year agreement to evaluate areas of emphasis based on data on injuries and illnesses, workers’ compensation experience and exposure hazards in general industry and construction.
By MMH Staff · September 17, 2014
Since the beginning of 2009, the motion controller category has averaged 19% growth per quarter.
By MMH Staff · September 17, 2014
Tara brings experience expanding global operations in Brazil, China, Japan and India.
By Jeff Berman · September 16, 2014
Total POLB volumes dropped 9.1 percent in August at 573,083 TEU, and POLA volumes in August were up 6.7 percent compared to August 2013 at 757,702 TEU.
By LM Staff · September 16, 2014
Following a week in which the average price per gallon was flat, diesel prices resumed their decline, falling 1.3 cents to $3.801 per gallon, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration.
By Jeff Berman · September 15, 2014
While diesel prices have largely been out of the spotlight in 2014, freight transportation and logistics stakeholders always need to keep a close eye on what prices are doing, as it has a significant impact on transportation budgets and forecasting.
By Jeff Berman · September 15, 2014
Railroad service issues and rates, which many rail shippers deem as unreasonable, are front and center in a piece of legislation to be introduced soon by Senators Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) and John Thune (R-SD), chairman and ranking member of the Senate Committee on Commerce Science and Transportation.
By Jeff Berman · September 12, 2014
FTR and Internet Truckstop said that this alliance will provide shippers and carriers with myriad benefits, including market analysis and specificity for contract and spot freight segments by region and trailer type.
By Jeff Berman · September 12, 2014
Commerce reported that August retail sales at $444.4 billion were up 0.6 percent compared to July and up 5.0 percent compared to August 2013, and the NRF said that August retail sales, which exclude automobiles, gas stations, and restaurants, were up 0.5 percent compared to July and up 2.7 percent on an annual unadjusted basis.
By LM Staff · September 12, 2014
Carload volumes were up 2.7 percent at 286,002, and intermodal volume was up 4.5 percent at 239,142 trailers and containers.
By Jeff Berman · September 12, 2014
Non asset-based 3PL XPO Logistics said this week that three global blue chip institutions––PSP Investments, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund called GIC, and the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan–– have invested a cumulative $700 million into XPO, which company officials said will be used to accelerate its growth strategy and allocated mainly for unspecified acquisitions.
By MMH Staff · September 12, 2014
Bastian Solutions, headquartered in Indianapolis, opened its 15th U.S. office in Naperville, Ill., to service a growing number of customers in the Chicago region.
By MMH Staff · September 10, 2014
Halogen- and bromine-free material an industry first.
By MMH Staff · September 9, 2014
Former president of Vocollect Healthcare has 20 years of experience founding and developing high-tech businesses.
By Patrick Burnson · September 9, 2014
Rumors of labor strikes and other supply chain disruptions are inspiring logistics executives to look toward the Eastern Seaboard. While West Coast ports remain dominant, JLL’s sixth annual Seaport Outlook shows rapid growth and demand for space by the nation’s ports on the East Coast.

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