Complete coverage of the latest Material Handling technologies with a focus on plastic and nestable pallet totes and wire and mesh bulk containers.
Posted 12/15 · 06:59 PM · LM Editorial
In the continuing story surrounding the Panama Canal expansion, The North Carolina State Ports Authority appears to writing the latest chapter
Posted 12/15 · 01:37 PM · MMH Editorial
Although not new to the materials handling market, reusable plastic totes and containers are growing in use throughout many industries by addressing seven key challenges for users.
Posted 12/14 · 04:21 PM · LM Editorial
Even though California’s economic recovery remains a work in progress, Golden State exporters turned in their best performance ever for the month of October.
Posted 12/10 · 09:01 AM · LM Editorial
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported that railroad volumes for the week ending December 4 were up on an annual basis. Carload volume at 303,570 was up 6.8 percent compared to the same period in 2009 and were up significantly compared to the 254,121 recorded during Thanksgiving week.
Posted 12/09 · 08:14 PM · LM Editorial
While the Federal Maritime Commission failed to implement any significant reform, it did address ongoing concern over cartel pricing in the transpacific yesterday.
Posted 12/08 · 11:00 AM · LM Editorial
The common perception that October is the most active month for trade is a false one, said analysts at Zepol Corporation
Posted 12/06 · 09:22 AM · LM Editorial
The future of two of the few remaining ocean carrier cartels may be determined when the Federal Maritime Commission meets this week.
Posted 12/01 · 09:35 AM · LM Editorial
The Port of Seattle Commission authorized the port’s annual budget and plan of finance yesterday, approving nearly $500 million in capital projects and maintaining the agency’s tax levy at $73.5 million.
Posted 11/22 · 10:53 PM · LM Editorial
While most shippers want to strip the complexity out of the supply chain, government regulators are adding on layers of new rules for the nation’s two biggest seaports.
Posted 11/22 · 03:15 PM · LM Editorial
According to cartel spokesmen, “suggested” rate increases of $400 per 40-foot container for cargo moving to U.S. West Coast ports and $600 per FEU for all other cargo are likely to be imposed by May