Complete coverage of the latest Material Handling technologies with a focus on plastic and nestable pallet totes and wire and mesh bulk containers.
Posted 08/27 · 07:14 PM · LM Editorial
As the GOP convenes in the port city of Tampa this week, the shipping community waits to see how the Obama Administration deals with a hurricane headed for New Orleans. Unfortunately, that is not the only storm threatening vital U.S. ocean cargo gateways
Posted 07/31 · 06:01 AM · MMH Editorial
Valley Craft Industries, Inc., a company newly formed by Minnesota businessman Dennis Campbell, announced yesterday that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Valley Craft, Inc., a former division of Liberty Diversified International (LDI).
Posted 07/30 · 12:37 PM · LM Editorial
In a July 25 letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, Representative Bennie G. Thompson (D-Miss.), ranking member of the House Homeland Security Committee, seeking more details on maritime cargo container scanning, Thompson expressed his disappointment over the apparent lack of progress being made since “Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007” was written into law.
Posted 06/06 · 09:16 PM · MMH Editorial
If you're not tracking and managing your reusable assets, someone else is likely benefitting from your investment.
Posted 03/27 · 11:23 AM · LM Editorial
Company officials said this effort will support 42 port, rail, and container yard facilities in California, as well as the Port of Oakland.
Posted 02/07 · 04:18 AM · LM Editorial
The company said its Seattle-Tacoma Drayage Operation will directly serve all ports, rail heads, and container yards in the Pacific Northwest.
Posted 11/07 · 01:08 PM · LM Editorial
October carloads—at 1,215,627—were up 1.7 percent annually. And intermodal—at 975,566 trailers and containers—was up 3.6 percent compared to October 2010.
Posted 09/01 · 12:55 PM · LM Editorial
According to the report, the U.S. logistics market had 32.7 million square feet absorbed, which Grubb & Ellis pointed out is a level that has not been reached since 2007. Of that 32.7 million square feet, it was more heavily weighted towards the second quarter, which had a quarterly net absorption of 18.1 million square feet.
Posted 08/10 · 06:56 AM · MMH Editorial
The new committee includes experienced members of the reusable packaging industry, including three presidents of leading companies.
Posted 07/06 · 01:37 PM · MMH Editorial
A leaner, faster production process with zero defects and just-in-time (JIT) inventory management is an elusive manufacturing goal for most manufacturers.