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By LM Staff · July 8, 2014
Following two weeks of increases during which it saw a cumulative 3.8 cent increase, the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported this week that the average price per gallon of diesel dropped 0.7 cents to $3.913 per gallon.
By Jeff Berman · July 8, 2014
In a move geared toward expanding its global forwarding services and provide shippers with more options, UPS recently announced that it has added a Full Container Load (FCL) rail offering to its China-to-Europe services portfolio.
By Patrick Burnson · July 8, 2014
Pacific Northwest trucker's action creates new layer of complexity
By Patrick Burnson · July 7, 2014
Terminal operations and normal cargo activity were minimally disturbed said spokesmen for both ports.
By Jeff Berman · July 7, 2014
June freight shipments—at 1.201—were up 6.0 percent annually and were 2.4 percent higher than May en route to its highest level since November 2007.
By Jeff Berman · July 7, 2014
The report is calling for total imports to Europe to be up 5.1 percent, loaded incoming volumes to be up 4.3 percent, with loaded outgoing volumes expected to see a 4.8 percent boost.
By Jeff Berman · July 7, 2014
United States Class I carloads were up 43,310 carloads–or 3.6 percent annually–at 1,177,655 in June, and intermodal containers and trailers were up 67,967 units–or 6.7 percent–compared to June 2013 at 1,077,385.
By Jeff Berman · July 3, 2014
The NMI, the ISM’s index to measure growth, dipped 0.3 percent to 56.0, just down from May’s 56.3.
By Jeff Berman · July 3, 2014
Non-manufacturing activity continued to remain on a growth track for the month of June, according to the Non-Manufacturing Report on Business from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM), which was released today.
By MMH Staff · July 3, 2014
Third bolt-on acquisition to material handling segment in the last two years.
By MMH Staff · July 2, 2014
New feature to showcase capabilities of contract packagers.
By Jeff Berman · July 2, 2014
A Reuters report released today stated that transportation and logistics titan UPS intends to invest $1 billion into its European operations on the next three-to-five years, primarily with an emphasis on expanding its logistics centers.
By MMH Staff · July 2, 2014
Vice president of research and development Russ Meller honored at inaugural Physical Internet Conference.
By Jeff Berman · July 2, 2014
In an effort to grow its Priority Mail offering, the United States Postal Service (USPS) said this week that it has filed notice with the Postal Regulatory Commission to change prices for Priority Mail.
By Jeff Berman · July 1, 2014
The NMI, the ISM’s index to measure growth, dropped 0.1 percent to 55.3 in June.

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