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By MMH Staff · August 17, 2016
Acquisition of store systems provider follows acquisitions of supply chain network and demand management companies.
By Jeff Berman · August 16, 2016
The United States Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced their jointly finalized standards for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles that will augment fuel efficiency and reduce carbon pollution.
By LM Staff · August 16, 2016
The most recent edition of the Cass Freight Index Report issued this week by Cass Information Systems showed annual declines in July for freight shipments and expenditures, with flattish annual spreads.
By LM Staff · August 16, 2016
The Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported this week that the average price per gallon for diesel gasoline saw decline for the seventh straight week, falling 0.6 cents to $2.310 per gallon.
By Jeff Berman · August 15, 2016
LM caught up with Dicom Transportation Group CEO Scott Dobak on various industry trends like freight volumes, inventory levels, and Peak Season.
By Jeff Berman · August 15, 2016
Retail sales numbers for the month of July issued late last week by the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation (NRF) were largely in line with those for the month of June.
By Jeff Berman · August 15, 2016
Total July POLA volume at 687,891 TEU (Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units) was down 1.61 percent annually and ahead of June’s 676,006 TEU. July volumes at POLB saw a 7.7 percent annual decline at 637,091 TEU, which was ahead of May’s 603,339 TEU.
By LM Staff · August 12, 2016
UPS Worldwide Freight Express is now offered in 66 origin and 64 destination countries and territories.
By LM Staff · August 12, 2016
The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported this week that its Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) increased 0.6 percent from May to June for its third consecutive increase.
By LM Staff · August 12, 2016
Carloads were down 7 percent at 268,006, and intermodal containers and trailers dropped 3.9 percent annually to 263,589.
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.

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