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By Jeff Berman · December 4, 2014
Even with the well-documented service issues freight railroads have experienced over the last several months, there is a lot to be excited about when looking at the industry, according to Ed Hamberger, president and CEO of the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
By MMH Staff · December 4, 2014
Lynx Conveyor robot combines a autonomous vehicle base with motorized conveyor platform.
By LM Staff · December 4, 2014
Non asset-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider UTi Worldwide (UTIW) issued a statement yesterday shooting down speculation that it will be acquired by DSV A/S, a Denmark-based global supplier of transport and logistics services.
By MMH Staff · December 3, 2014
The newest members of the association are Drader Manufacturing, a manufacturer of reusable products including containers, bins, pallets, dunnage, and other protective packaging; and Paxxal, which provides a pallet series made from Siluma – a new patented material designed to outperform plastic.
By Josh Bond · December 3, 2014
Report highlights impacts of nearshoring, on-demand packaging and a rising domestic economy.
By Jeff Berman · December 3, 2014
October shipments––at 1,260,200–– up 7 percent annually and 1 percent over September’s 1,241,848 and, which matches up with September to October differences in recent years, including a 2 percent increase in 2013, a ten percent increase in 2012 (being the exception), flat growth in 2011, a 2 percent decrease in 2010, and a 3 percent gain in 2009.
By Jeff Berman · December 3, 2014
October shipments––at 1,260,200–– up 7 percent annually and 1 percent over September’s 1,241,848 and, which matches up with September to October differences in recent years, including a 2 percent increase in 2013, a ten percent increase in 2012 (being the exception), flat growth in 2011, a 2 percent decrease in 2010, and a 3 percent gain in 2009.
By MMH Staff · December 3, 2014
New depot to serve more than 50 consumer goods manufacturers.
By Jeff Berman · December 3, 2014
The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—came in at 59.3 (a reading above 50 represents growth) in November, which was 2.2 percent above October’s 57.1 and 3.3 percent above the 12-month average of 56.
By Jeff Berman · December 3, 2014
The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—came in at 59.3 (a reading above 50 represents growth) in November, which was 2.2 percent above October’s 57.1 and 3.3 percent above the 12-month average of 56.
By MMH Staff · December 3, 2014
Loose fill specialists EJ Co. are located close to customers and are familiar with regional market.
By MMH Staff · December 3, 2014
New software allows for faster and easier creation of 3D dynamic models.
By MMH Staff · December 2, 2014
Corcoran to be tasked with development of accounts within the food and beverage industries.
By LM Staff · December 2, 2014
This decline comes on the heels of the 3.3 cent drop last week and stands as the lowest average weekly price per gallon since the week of February 21, 2011, when it checked in at $3.573.
By Jeff Berman · December 2, 2014
In a move geared towards expanding its freight brokerage presence even further, global logistics services provider and freight forwarder C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. (CHRW) said yesterday that it has reached an agreement to acquire Kansas City-based Freightquote.com for $365 million. The deal is expected to close in the first quarter of 2015.

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