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By LM Staff · January 8, 2014
In an effort to restore its financial footing and refinance its debt load, less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services provider YRC Worldwide is looking to collect $1.15 billion in loans, according to a Bloomberg report published yesterday.
By John D. Schulz · January 7, 2014
UPS Freight, the nation’s fourth-largest LTL carrier, is close to securing a new five-year labor agreement with its 13,000 Teamsters in a deal that the union says will make those workers the highest-paid in the LTL sector.
By LM Staff · January 7, 2014
The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported this week that its U.S. trade with its North America Free Trade Agreement partners Canada and Mexico increase 4.5 percent from October 2012 to October 2013 at $103.1 billion.
By LM Staff · January 7, 2014
Diesel prices were up 0.7 cents this week, bringing the average price per gallon to $3.91, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration
By Jeff Berman · January 7, 2014
Company officials said that this investment will help Schneider to deliver what it called “truck-like” intermodal service and also provide consistent access to lightweight, quality chassis when and where shippers need them, which it said has been an ongoing issued in the intermodal sector.
By Jeff Berman · January 6, 2014
The ISM’s index to measure growth—the NMI—dipped only 0.9 percent from November to December, coming in at 53.0. A reading above 50 represents growth. ISM said that economic activity in the non-manufacturing sector grew in December for the 48th consecutive month.
By Jeff Berman · January 6, 2014
The ISM’s index to measure growth—the NMI—dipped only 0.9 percent from November to December, coming in at 53.0. A reading above 50 represents growth. ISM said that economic activity in the non-manufacturing sector grew in December for the 48th consecutive month.
By Jeff Berman · January 6, 2014
XPO Logistics said today it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Dublin, Ohio-based Pacer International, a freight transportation and logistics services provider and the third largest provider of intermodal services in North America.
By MMH Staff · January 3, 2014
Package intended to teach students the fundamentals of manufacturing automation technology.
By MMH Staff · January 3, 2014
Acquisition to better serve customers in defense, entertainment and aerospace markets.
By MMH Staff · January 3, 2014
Promat 2015 on track to fill 300,000 square feet with 800 exhibitors.
By MMH Staff · January 3, 2014
Grant Thornton 2013 Fall CFO Survey reveals 60% of CFOs expect a stagnant or worse economy during the next six months.
By Bob Trebilcock · January 3, 2014
When it comes to e-fulfillment, it's not enough to pick and pack the order. We need to remember that the process isn't complete until the customer gets the order.
By Jeff Berman · January 3, 2014
Following the December announcement that it had entered into a definitive agreement to acquire NLM, the largest provider of Web-based expedited transportation in North America from Jacksonville, Fla.-based Landstar System and Landstar’s A3i, which provides Web-based transportation and supply chain management technology focused on the order-to-cash process, non asset-based 3PL XPO Logistics said that the transaction has been made official.
By Josh Bond · January 3, 2014
Grant Thornton survey finds U.S. companies will bring production, customer service and IT infrastructure back to the United States.

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