Complete coverage of the latest Material Handling technologies with a focus on plastic and nestable pallet totes and wire and mesh bulk containers.
Posted 10/04 · 08:04 AM · LM Editorial
In keeping with emerging market forecasts posted here by leading trade analysts, port authorities estimate that 30,000 Ford vehicles will be exported through Portland to China for the first time.
Posted 10/03 · 11:35 AM · LM Editorial
The Port of Oakland’s newly-appointed executive director, Chris Lytle, gives a major address at an industry luncheon today to outline his vision. Meanwhile, the port he left behind – Long Beach – struggles to find a replacement.
Posted 09/24 · 09:06 AM · LM Editorial
Although Brazil, Russia, India and China are suffering from overheated economies, the BRIC region is still generating attractive cargo growth, said Drewry Maritime Research analysts.
Posted 09/23 · 03:08 PM · LM Editorial
The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners recently voted in favor of port staff’s recommendation to eliminate a never-used container fee created nearly six years ago to help finance major rail, highway and bridge improvement projects.
Posted 09/13 · 11:06 AM · LM Editorial
Four global shipping industry organizations are calling on the International Maritime Organization to approve a “carefully negotiated and crafted compromise” this fall that aims to address the problem of misdeclared cargo container weights
Posted 09/01 · 08:11 AM · MMH Editorial
PK USA optimizes parts storage and materials handling to continue growth without expanding its warehouse.
Posted 08/29 · 08:03 AM · LM Editorial
Ocean cargo carriers comprising the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement Westbound section contend that there is an “urgent need” to begin rate restoration efforts in anticipation of fourth quarter cargo growth.
Posted 08/21 · 08:11 AM · MMH Editorial
Company offers bulk containers, a refurbishment program and a recycling program.
Posted 07/03 · 09:53 AM · MMH Editorial
RPCs reduce solid waste and use less water and energy across produce applications
Posted 07/02 · 03:08 PM · LM Editorial
Ocean cargo carriers comprising the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA) have announced a guideline peak season surcharge (PSS) of $400 per 40-foot container from Asia to all U.S. destinations, effective August 1.