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By Jeff Berman · February 11, 2014
Last week, the United States Postal Service (USPS) said it incurred a net loss of $354 million. This is the 19th time in the last 21 quarters the USPS has reported a loss and follows a fiscal year 2013 loss of $5 billion.
By MMH Staff · February 10, 2014
New headquarters just 15 minutes away from the company's other Pennsylvania location.
By Jeff Berman · February 10, 2014
Total 2013 intermodal volume—at 15,537,925—was up 4.6 percent compared to 2012. Domestic containers—at 6,094,770 million—was up 9.4 percent, and international containers—at 7,823,122 million—were up 1.2 percent. All domestic equipment at 7,714,803 million—was up 7.1 percent, and trailers fell 0.7 percent to 1,620,033 million.
By Jeff Berman · February 10, 2014
Consumer spending helps GDP post decent gains over the last two reported quarters.
By Jeff Berman · February 10, 2014
Even with tangible signs of an improving economy, it still stands to reason that consumer spending-which represents roughly two-thirds of all economic activity-remains the linchpin of GDP growth, which happens to have shown decent gains over the last two reported quarters.
By MMH Staff · February 10, 2014
December 2013 booked orders up 11.0% compared to November 2013.
By MMH Staff · February 10, 2014
Company focused on custom design and manufacture of material handling equipment and systems for dry powders and bulk solids.
By Jeff Berman · February 7, 2014
Following a pattern of declines to finish 2013, the January edition of the Cass Freight Index Report from Cass Information Systems Inc. showed a pattern of more of the same, with sequential declines in freight shipments and expenditures from December to January.
By LM Staff · February 7, 2014
Carloads—at 1,345,184—were up 0.4 percent, and intermodal—at 1,183,285 trailers and containers—was up 1.3 percent compared to January 2013
By MMH Staff · February 6, 2014
Simonson brings 24 years of experience in developing strategic supply chain strategies, distribution designs and operations management.
By Patrick Burnson · February 6, 2014
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released figures showing a 1.4% expansion of global freight ton kilometers (FTKs) in 2013 when compared to 2012.
By LM Staff · February 6, 2014
Following a late January announcement in which it said it signed a definitive agreement to acquire the stock of Central States Trucking Company (CST) and Central States Logistics, air cargo transportation services provider Forward Air Inc, said today that the acquisition has formally closed.
By Jeff Berman · February 6, 2014
Data recently released by Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers, showed that global trade activity was relatively flat to finish the year from November to December.
By Jeff Berman · February 6, 2014
Panjiva reported that U.S.-bound waterborne shipments in December—at 1,093533—represent the highest number of December imports on record since 2007.
By Jeff Berman · February 5, 2014
The NMI, the ISM’s index to measure growth, headed up 1.0 percent to 54.0 in January.

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