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By MMH Staff · August 12, 2016
Three stages, located in the Grand Concourse, will bring together industry leaders and subject matter experts for free educational programming addressing the most top-of-mind issues and trends.
By Patrick Burnson · August 10, 2016
Chief risk officers often present to their boards detailed laundry lists of risks, heat maps with probabilities and impacts for every conceivable risk, as well as contingency plans for every worst-case scenario short of the “zombie apocalypse.” Managing Supply Chain Risk, Risk Management in the company supply chain.
By Jeff Berman · August 10, 2016
The company said this new facility is part of the company’s nationwide network expansion plan that includes 560 distribution hubs and local pickup-and-delivery stations around the country.
By Jeff Berman · August 9, 2016
Despite the presence of still-high inventory levels, typical seasonal patterns appear to be intact for United States-bound retail imports, according to the most recent edition of the issued today by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and maritime consultancy Hackett Associates.
By Jeff Berman · August 9, 2016
Save for a change in an accounting estimate, the United States Postal Service (USPS) tuned an operating profit in the fiscal third quarter, it reported today.
By Jeff Berman · August 9, 2016
Even with an increase over May, the outlook for the trucking sector remains challenging, according to the most recent edition of the Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) from freight transportation consultancy FTR.
By LM Staff · August 9, 2016
The Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported this week that the average price per gallon of diesel gasoline dropped for the sixth straight week, falling 3.2 cents to $2.316 per gallon.
By Jeff Berman · August 8, 2016
While many manufacturing and supply chain stakeholders swear by Lean and Six Sigma methods to address the many complexities of modern industrial manufacturing, research issued today by UPS indicates that may not be the best approach to success.
By MMH Staff · August 8, 2016
Shipments increased by 4.0% when compared to June 2015 sales.
By Patrick Burnson · August 8, 2016
One area of risk that may not be easily recognized is supply chain staffing and background checks.
By Patrick Burnson · August 8, 2016
The official launch of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) has created a $2.6 trillion market with a population of more than 622 million – and although implementation will be a long process – it represents an important milestone, say analysts with A.T. Kearney in a recent report.
By Jeff Berman · August 5, 2016
Total intermodal volume movements—at 4,271,162—were down 6.1 percent annually and failed to keep up the momentum from the first quarter of 2016, which looked good by comparison with a 2.0 percent annual gain.
By Jeff Berman · August 5, 2016
July carloads fell 8.8 percent, or 99,530 carloads, to 1,025,367, compared to July 2015, and intermodal containers and trailers in June were off 6.9 percent, or 74,482 units, to 1,002,401.
By MMH Staff · August 4, 2016
Partnership to help FMA member companies recruit from a listing of pre-qualified candidates and help certificants quickly find work.
By Jeff Berman · August 4, 2016
Adjusted EBITDA for XPO at $354.9 million was up from $79.7 million a year ago, which was a company record. And along with posting its first-ever quarterly profit the company also set new records with $261 million in cash flow from operations and $170 million of free cash flow.

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