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By MMH Staff · August 27, 2014
Patent covers automatic method of sensing, recording and reporting vehicle impacts.
By MMH Staff · August 27, 2014
Real-time location system (RTLS) to track players and officials in 17 stadiums.
By MMH Staff · August 27, 2014
RIA, AIA and MCA membership at highest levels ever.
By Patrick Burnson · August 25, 2014
Middlemen comprising the Transportation Intermediaries Association made money last quarter, say researchers.
By MMH Staff · August 22, 2014
The acquisition encompasses loose fill manufacturing and distribution, as well as several other redistribution products, including bubble wrap, bubble-lined mailers and rolled foam.
By MMH Staff · August 22, 2014
Akro-Mils’ donation to Habitat for Humanity included plastic storage bins and containers, portable organizers, storage cases, plastic and steel storage cabinets, and louvered bench racks.
By MMH Staff · August 22, 2014
PMMI to honor Class of 2014 at PACK EXPO International in reception benefiting industry education
By LM Staff · August 21, 2014
Carload volumes were up 2.8 percent at 304,276, and intermodal volume for the week ending August 16 was up 5.4 percent at 270,316 containers and trailers.
By LM Staff · August 21, 2014
Company officials said this service will be provided without any type of additional cost for customer shipments traveling from Ohio, Michigan, and Indiana, with expedited services available to customers outside of this area.
By Jeff Berman · August 20, 2014
FTR says both spot rates and contract rates are heading up in a full capacity environment and with the fall shipping season rapidly approaching, it explained conditions for shippers could further deteriorate.
By John D. Schulz · August 20, 2014
Now that Congress has issued another highway funding Band-Aid – a $10.9 billion highway bill through next May that former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood blasted as “totally inadequate” – what can we expect as the infamously do-nothing 113th Congress winds down in the next month before taking yet another recess to prep for the mid-term elections?
By Jeff Berman · August 19, 2014
Seasonally-adjusted (SA) for-hire truck tonnage in July headed up 1.3 percent on the heels of a 0.8 percent increase in June. The ATA’s not seasonally-adjusted (NSA) index, which represents the change in tonnage actually hauled by fleets before any seasonal adjustment, was 133.3 in July, which outpaced June’s 132.3 by 0.8 percent, and was up 2.8 percent annually.
By Jeff Berman · August 19, 2014
Volumes for the month of July at the Port of Long Beach (POLB) and the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) were mixed, according to data recently issued by the ports. Unlike May and June, which saw higher than usual seasonal volumes, due to the West Coast port labor situation, July was down as retailers had completed filling inventories for back-to-school shopping.
By LM Staff · August 19, 2014
With a 0.8 cent decrease, this week’s average price per gallon is $3.835 and stands as the lowest price since hitting $3.844 the week of November 25, 2013.
By John D. Schulz · August 18, 2014
LTL carriers are rapidly investing in expensive, on-dock, three-dimensional size measurement capturing machinery, and they are hoping one day of being able to more accurately charge shippers rates based on the actual dimensions of their shipments, rather than the traditional weight-and-distance-based formula that has been in effect since the 1930s or even earlier.

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