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By Bob Trebilcock · August 7, 2014
Canada’s largest rail operator has developed a new parts management and maintenance program to reduce the downtime of mobile cranes at its intermodal terminals.
By Jeff Berman · August 6, 2014
The joint organization will be known as APICS and the APICS Foundation will be called APICS Supply Chain Council, with the SCC brand being maintained and leveraged post-merger, according to APICS.
By Jeff Berman · August 6, 2014
With Keystone XL in limbo, our rapidly changing energy supply chain needs a new risk management strategy.
By Jeff Berman · August 5, 2014
The NMI, the ISM’s index to measure growth, increased 2.7 percent to 58.7, which is its highest level since its inception in January 2008.
By Jeff Berman · August 5, 2014
The NMI, the ISM’s index to measure growth, increased 2.7 percent to 58.7, which is its highest level since its inception in January 2008.
By Jeff Berman · August 5, 2014
Total intermodal volume movements—at 4,173,329—were up 8.2 percent compared to the second quarter of 2014. IANA said this strong output stands as the highest quarterly intermodal growth rate since early 2011. And through the first two quarters of 2015, total intermodal volumes––at 7,950,783––were up 5.5 percent compared to the midpoint of 2014 and matching up with the 5.8 percent annual gain recorded during the second half of 2014.
By LM Staff · August 5, 2014
The average price per gallon of diesel gasoline fell for the fifth straight week, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA). Falling 0.5 cents to $3.853 per gallon, this decline follows declines of 1.1 cents, 2.5 cents, 1.9 cents, and 0.7 cents, respectively, for a cumulative 6.5 cent decline during that period.
By Patrick Burnson · August 4, 2014
Matson, Inc. reported “another solid quarter,” benefitting from higher freight yields in transpacific trade lanes, improved lift volumes at their terminals, and continuing improvements in logistics.
By Jeff Berman · August 4, 2014
When it comes to efficient and effective planning for Peak Season, transportation and logistics bellwether UPS is leaving no stone unturned.
By MMH Staff · August 4, 2014
New resource helps practitioners enhance posture assessment practices in the workplace.
By MMH Staff · August 4, 2014
Former manager at IHS and Ernst & Young and former vice president, Latin America Supply Chain at Avon Products fills newly created position.
By MMH Staff · August 4, 2014
Seegrid Corporation, a global leader of robotic vision-guided automatic guided vehicles, announced DMLogic as the preferred integration partner for Seegrid Supervisor, network appliance installed on-site, which communicates with AGVs over WiFi.
By MMH Staff · August 4, 2014
According to a new report recently released by Sandler Research, an online market research store for research reports on multiple industries, large retailers are shifting to block pallets over stringer pallets, consequently manufacturers are expected to focus on manufacturing block pallets.
By MMH Staff · August 2, 2014
Atagi joins NWPCA from NorthStar Policy Navigation, where he most recently served as managing partner of the firm. He starts with NWPCA on August 4, 2014.
By Jeff Berman · August 1, 2014
The PMI, the ISM’s index to measure growth, increased 1.8 percent to 57.1 in July. This is 1.8 percent higher than the 12-month average of 55.3. The PMI has grown in 18 of the last 20 months, with economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanding for the last 14 months as the overall economy was up for the 62nd consecutive month.

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