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By Bob Trebilcock · September 14, 2015
At the 30th annual Material Handling & Logistics Conference in Park City, Utah, the discussions have focused on automation; the importance of keeping those systems running; and the talent shortage impacting every industry.
By Patrick Burnson · September 14, 2015
The California State Senate is withholding pay raises that would have exceeded Pilot's current take home pay of more than $450,000 per annum.
By Josh Bond · September 10, 2015
The 'Lean Battery Room' is possible, it’s beneficial, and it can be immediately implemented.
By Patrick Burnson · September 10, 2015
Targeting potentially dangerous air cargo is the focus and reason behind Pre-loading Advanced Cargo Information. How can freight forwarders get prepared?
By Jeff Berman · September 8, 2015
There is more than one way to see the what metrics help to shape the impact of transportation and logistics carriers and providers on the economy.
By Patrick Burnson · September 8, 2015
Container shipping companies have had plenty of reasons to avoid inbound calls to California’s Port of Oakland and Port of Richmond this year, including labor disruptions caused by truckers and longshoremen. But the latest concern is being generated by a group of waterfront professionals who are only too eager to work…for extraordinary salaries.
By Patrick Burnson · September 4, 2015
While shippers ready themselves for the long Labor Day weekend, we’d like to remind them that new security and compliance regulations are - as always – looming ahead.
By Jeff Berman · September 2, 2015
Putting the renewed strength in the truckload market into a very positive perspective is a report issued by Avondale Partners analyst Donald Broughton, which was released yesterday. Entitled, “Q2’15 Trucking Capacity; Goldilocks Era Continues,” Broughton explained that in the second quarter only 70 truckload fleets failed, or exited the business. That number may seem high to some, but it is not, especially when you consider that the second quarter of 2014 saw more than five times as many truckload carriers, 375 to be exact, exit the business.
By Jeff Berman · August 31, 2015
As the calendar turns to September and we approach 2015’s final third, there are, as usual, many things that require our attention from a freight transportation, logistics, and supply chain perspective.
By Josh Bond · August 31, 2015
Study illustrates how worker and pallet location can influence stress on back muscles and provides suggestions for improvement.
By Patrick Burnson · August 27, 2015
While the Port of Oakland agrees that Saturday gate operations might ease congestion, they have a few "concerns" of their own
By Patrick Burnson · August 25, 2015
The city and Port of New Orleans have been roaring back since the catastrophic Hurricane Katrina struck ten years ago.
By Jeff Berman · August 20, 2015
When news broke last week regarding the Chinese government’s decision to devalue, its dollar, known as the Yuan, by nearly two percent, it sent a ripple throughout the global economy in a few different ways.
By Jeff Berman · August 17, 2015
Truckload brokerage services are in high demand by shippers, and this comes at a time in which diesel prices have been dropping for more than two months, coupled with available truckload capacity looser than it was a year ago at this time a year ago.
By MMH Staff · August 10, 2015
The annual event's positive impact is already being felt as the industry works to attract and retain talent.

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