Complete coverage of the latest Material Handling technologies with a focus on plastic and nestable pallet totes and wire and mesh bulk containers.
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.
Posted 06/25 · 03:46 PM · LM Editorial
In this exclusive interview, we investigate what makes Box Ships run
Posted 06/10 · 04:30 PM · LM Editorial
Import volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to increase 1.1 percent in June over the same month last year, reflecting modest growth expectations as retailers head toward the back-to-school and holiday seasons, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates
Posted 05/29 · 09:15 AM · LM Editorial
California shippers got some very good news this week, when it was announced that the Port of Oakland has appointed a veteran executive director. The man named is an exceptional professional with a deep maritime background.
Posted 05/28 · 08:21 AM · LM Editorial
The Port of Oakland Board of Commissioners announced the appointment of maritime shipping industry veteran Chris Lytle as the new Executive Director. While this fills a leadership void at one key West Coast ocean cargo gateway, it leaves another at the Port of Long Beach.
Posted 05/14 · 03:16 PM · LM Editorial
Members of the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) were given an overview of the innovative new developments in shared container chassis last week.
Posted 05/06 · 07:35 PM · LM Editorial
On paper, it would seem that a shorter ocean transit route would have a positive impact on the environment. But several scientists contend that the shift of some freight from the U.S. West Coast to the East Coast will represent no more than “a push,” when it comes to cleaning the air and addressing climate change.
Posted 05/03 · 01:57 PM · LM Editorial
The Port of Los Angeles is gearing up to host the largest-ever global gathering of port authorities, convening in downtown Los Angeles next week for the International Association of Ports and Harbors’ (IAPH) 28th World Ports Conference.
Posted 04/15 · 11:42 AM · MMH Editorial
Company will exhibit in the association’s Reusable Packaging Pavilion at PACK EXPO in Las Vegas this year.
Posted 03/12 · 02:59 PM · MMH Editorial
Storage products valued at $7,500 to benefit institute's materials handling logistics program.