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By Patrick Burnson · June 9, 2014
Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) may be staging a comeback, as companies seek new ways of mitigating risk and controlling costs.
By Jeff Berman · June 9, 2014
With the June 30 deadline for contract talks for West Coast dockworkers between the between the Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) approaching, import activity at United States-based retail container ports is expected to see earlier than usual gains for this time of year, according to the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report.
By MMH Staff · June 6, 2014
Rodriguez brings 17 years of automation experience, including engineering and management roles for ABB.
By LM Staff · June 6, 2014
Transportation and logistics bellwether UPS announced a change at the top today, with Chief Operating Officer David Abney named as the company’s new CEO and member of the company’s Board of Directors.
By Jeff Berman · June 6, 2014
The debate over the restart provision in the motor carrier driver Hours-of-Service (HOS) regulations, which took effect in July 2013, continues, with an amendment from Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine) that was approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee this week by a 21-9 vote ahead of signing off on a $54.4 billion Fiscal Year 2015 federal transportation bill.
By LM Staff · June 6, 2014
Carloads were up 6.1 percent, or 68,301 carloads, at 1,186,314, and the total carload average per week at 296,579 represents the highest weekly average for the month of May since 2008, as well as the highest weekly average for any month since October 2011.
By Patrick Burnson · June 5, 2014
Port of Oakland Director of Maritime John C. Driscoll has now been at his post for nearly a year. In this exclusive two-part interview, he shares some of the lessons he’s learned so far, and relates his vision for the future.
By MMH Staff · June 5, 2014
MSSC won this award for its outstanding contribution to resolving the persistent shortage of higher skilled production workers through its Certified Production Technician (CPT) training and credentialing system.
By MMH Staff · June 5, 2014
Manufacturing Day is a grassroots effort by U.S. manufacturers to improve public perception of manufacturing in America by coordinating awareness-raising activities at a variety of locations across the country on October 3, 2014.
By MMH Staff · June 5, 2014
Clark employees volunteer more than 2,900 hours a year.
By Jeff Berman · June 5, 2014
May freight shipments—at 1.173—were up 3.6 percent annually and 1.0 percent better than April in reaching its highest level since October 2011. Shipments also increased for the fourth straight month and are up 26.4 percent higher than shipment levels at the end of the recession in 2009.
By Jeff Berman · June 5, 2014
Logistics technology provider Descartes said this week it has acquired Customs Info LLC, a Salt Lake City, Utah-based provider of trade data content to power Global Trade Management (GTM) and streamline global trade automation.
By MMH Staff · June 5, 2014
Industrial Truck Association raises awareness on importance of operator training at June 10 event
By Jeff Berman · June 5, 2014
Earlier this week, a report in Seatrade Global News stated that the European Commission told parties in the P3 Network vessel-sharing agreement that it will not open anti-trust proceedings, which will, in turn, allow P3 to remain compliant with EU competition law.
By Patrick Burnson · June 5, 2014
A coalition of associations representing air freight forwarding companies is calling on the federal government to solicit input from small and medium sized forwarders before expanding the Air Cargo Advanced Screening (ACAS) program.

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