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By Jeff Berman · February 20, 2014
Various cargo and port productivity issues have prompted the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) to call on leadership at the Port of New York/New Jersey over disruptions occurring at the port which RILA Vice President, Government Affairs Kelly Kolb said in a letter to the port’s Executive Director Patrick J. Foye and Deputy Executive Director Deborah L. Grammiccioni have had damaging consequences on the delivery of retailers’ goods.
By Sara Pearson Specter · February 20, 2014
These tips are aimed to help you navigate Atlanta, the Georgia World Congress Center and Modex 2014 in March.
By Jeff Berman · February 19, 2014
Seasonally-adjusted (SA) truck tonnage in January dropped 4.3 percent, following a 0.8 percent drop in December, and the not seasonally-adjusted (NSA) index, which represents the change in tonnage actually hauled by fleets before any seasonal adjustment was 122.3 in January.
By Jeff Berman · February 19, 2014
Following steps taken in 2011 to mandate new heavy-duty truck fuel efficiency standards going into effect this year and running through 2018, President Barack Obama said this week he is again upping the ante for further fuel economy standards for heavy-duty trucks that will head into next decade.
By Jeff Berman · February 18, 2014
DHL Global Forwarding, a subsidiary of global express delivery and logistics services provider DHL, recently announced it has launched a temperature-controlled air freight service going to and from Brussels and Cincinnati.
By Jeff Berman · February 18, 2014
Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the transportation and logistics sector in the fourth quarter of 2013 fared well, posting the second highest quarterly deal volume and value in the last three years, even though 2013 overall deal volume and value did not fare nearly as well, according to Pricewaterhouse Coopers’ (PwC) report, “Intersections: Fourth Quarter 2013 global transportation and logistics industry mergers and acquisitions analysis.”
By MMH Staff · February 18, 2014
PSI to supply NHMG with engines using propane and compressed natural gas for 1-ton to 8-ton forklifts.
By MMH Staff · February 18, 2014
CEO cites raw material price increases.
By Jeff Berman · February 17, 2014
Freight transportation and logistics services provider Averitt Express recently announced it has added climate-controlled services for shippers in the form of self-powered, less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping units.
By John D. Schulz · February 17, 2014
YRC Worldwide, in a major refinancing aimed at lowering its annual interest payments and increasing liquidity for badly needed recapitalization, has refinanced approximately $1.1 billion in debt under much more favorable terms for the 90-year-old trucking company.
By MMH Staff · February 14, 2014
Here’s a look at who you’ll see on the Modex show floor covering the action for Modern.
By Patrick Burnson · February 14, 2014
When Retail Industry Leader Association (RILA) President Sandy Kennedy spoke with LM recently, she emphasized that her organization will continue to urge Congress to grant Trade Promotion Authority so that we can move forward with important trade deals such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the Trade in Services Agreement, and the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.
By LM Staff · February 14, 2014
Carloads—at 261,254—were down 4.3 percent annually, and intermodal—at 246,114 containers and trailers—was up 0.6 percent compared to the same week a year ago.
By MMH Staff · February 14, 2014
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By MMH Staff · February 13, 2014
Despite a slight contraction in overall new orders, the non-automotive industries segment grew 22% -- including 13% growth in materials handling.

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