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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.
By MMH Staff · June 5, 2014
In his new role, Schmit will oversee all departments at Webb and is in charge with leading the company to future growth.
By MMH Staff · June 5, 2014
To better serve customer demand in northern Ohio, Hy-Tek Integrated Systems/Cleveland has added three engineering and sales professionals to its 13-person material handling team.
<p>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.</p> By Patrick Burnson · June 4, 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 Jeff Berman · June 4, 2014
The NMI, the ISM’s index to measure growth, increased 1.1 percent in May to 56.3 for its highest level since August 2013, when it checked in at 57.9. A reading above 50 represents growth. May’s NMI is 1.8 percent higher than the 12-month average of 54.5 and represents the 52nd consecutive month of growth in the non-manufacturing sector.
By Jeff Berman · June 4, 2014
The NMI, the ISM’s index to measure growth, increased 1.1 percent in May to 56.3 for its highest level since August 2013, when it checked in at 57.9.
By MMH Staff · June 4, 2014
Global authority on manufacturing intelligence reaches goal in five years instead of 10 to help fund research, cures for pediatric cancer and other deadly diseases.
By Jeff Berman · June 4, 2014
Nearly a year after the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) new motor carrier Hours-of-Service (HOS) regulations took effect, one thing remains clear: the rules are not being embraced by the trucking industry, even just a little bit.
By MMH Staff · June 4, 2014
A new U.S. corrugated industry life cycle assessment (LCA) study shows a significant 32 percent reduction per unit in the industry's greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions between 2006 and 2010.
By Jeff Berman · June 4, 2014
When FedEx announced pricing changes for its FedEx Ground services last month, many industry observers made quick note of the fact that it was a game changer, or at least has the potential to be although not necessarily for the better for shippers.
By Jeff Berman · June 4, 2014
Freight transportation and supply chain services provider A. Duie Pyle Inc. recently rolled out a new unit, entitled the Customized Solutions Group (CSG), which is comprised of four different business segments: Custom Dedicated, Truckload, Brokerage, and Warehousing & Distribution.

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