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By MMH Staff · October 14, 2014
Business becomes only U.S. foam-in-place manufacturer to be certified.
By Jeff Berman · October 14, 2014
With holiday-related e-commerce sales expected to head up, supply chain stakeholders are putting a heavy focus on forecasting, planning, and preparation for whatever comes their way.
By Patrick Burnson · October 14, 2014
While shippers may generally be content with the reliability of their 3PL partners, new research indicates that there’s considerable concern about the value of long-term, strategic relationships. Industry analysts explain how innovation and a deeper commitment to collaboration will become the key differentiators in the 2015 marketplace—if commoditization is to be avoided.
By Jeff Berman · October 13, 2014
The Wall Street Journal reported that this merger, which would have brought together two of North America’s largest rail operators, was rejected by CSX, adding it was not clear if CP would continue to make further efforts.
By Jeff Berman · October 13, 2014
DHL Global Forwarding, a subsidiary of global express delivery and logistics services provider DHL, recently announced it is taking several steps to respond to global trade growth with various freight capacity initiatives designed to support shippers.
By Patrick Burnson · October 10, 2014
In an unprecedented move to strengthen the Puget Sound gateway, the ports of Seattle and Tacoma plan to unify marine cargo terminal management.
By Jeff Berman · October 10, 2014
With negotiations over a new labor contract between the Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore Warehouse Union (ILWU) now in their fourth month and no clear end in sight, National Retail Federation (NRF) President Matt Shay wrote a letter to leadership at PMA and the ILWU, asking the parties to come to terms on a new agreement soon.
By Jeff Berman · October 10, 2014
When it comes to the themes of higher than usual import volumes at United States-based retail container ports–for a few different reasons–the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation (NRF) and maritime consultancy Hackett Associates did not disappoint.
By MMH Staff · October 10, 2014
Orders jump nearly 50% since previous month, up more than 27% from same month last year.
By Jeff Berman · October 10, 2014
UPS My Choice will be available to consumers in 15 more countries throughout North America and Europe, and UPS Access Point locations are now accessible in New York and Chicago with plans in store for future growth.
By LM Staff · October 10, 2014
Carload volume headed up 7.4 percent to 299,674, and intermodal units, at 276,682 containers and trailers, were up 3.7 percent.
By Patrick Burnson · October 9, 2014
The Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles continue to cope with Peak Season congestion, but operations are still sluggish
By MMH Staff · October 9, 2014
Agreement follows Ballard's 177% year-over-year revenue growth from materials handling segment.
By Jeff Berman · October 9, 2014
The United States Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) said this week that it signed off on a vessel sharing agreement (VSA) between ocean carrier bellwethers Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), known as the 2M Network.
By Jeff Berman · October 9, 2014
Freight transportation forecasting firm FTR reported this week that based on the most recent reading of its Truckload Conditions Index (TCI), trucking market conditions continue to reflect the ongoing theme of tight capacity.

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