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By Patrick Burnson · November 6, 2017
While San Pedro Bay megaports were making headlines with their celebrated “Zero Emission Mandate,” the Port of Oakland has been implementing the second part of its freight-hauler operation to clear the air.
By Jeff Berman · November 3, 2017
Last week’s UPS third quarter earnings call was as busy as it gets in many ways. Not only did the transportation and logistics bellwether talk about its quarterly results, which were very strong to be sure, it also talked about its planned 2018 rate increases, a recent acquisition, and, not to be overlooked, its Peak Season preparation.
By MMH Staff · October 26, 2017
Labeling success stories and horror stories prove the value of testing...and testing some more.
By Jeff Berman · October 25, 2017
Shippers need to get in front of what is coming, when it comes to 2018 truckload contract rate increases.
By Bob Trebilcock · October 24, 2017
Low interest rates and an unprecedented credit boom may have put your supply chain at risk
By Steve Hoffenberg · October 23, 2017
After a slow start, the market for remote asset tracking is poised to take off
By Patrick Burnson · October 20, 2017
The United Seamen's Service (USS) 2017 Admiral of the Ocean Sea Awards (AOTOS) were presented before some 700 maritime industry leaders to Andre Grikitis, Operating Chairman, Intermarine LLC; Captain Thomas Merrell, President, General Dynamics American Overseas Marine (AMSEA) and James Miller, Chairman, Board of Directors, Philly Shipyard ASA.
By MMH Staff · October 9, 2017
Environmental factors don't have to result in label damage, read errors and lost productivity.
By Jeff Berman · October 5, 2017
When assessing the state of the 3PL (third-party logistics) market, it truly does go without saying there is something for everyone, especially in terms of the needed, and varied, services 3PL’s provide on behalf of their shipper customers. And it stands to reason that a premier source of these services comes in the form of the 2018 22nd Annual Third-Party Logistics Study published by Penske Logistics, Infosys Consulting, Penn State University, and Korn Ferry.
By Bob Trebilcock · October 3, 2017
Business is changing faster than ever, and the materials handling industry is looking at where it can play a role.
By MMH Staff · September 29, 2017
The proper selection and usage of dock equipment can improve safety and productivity.
By Richa Gupta, director of AutoID & Data Capture, VDC Research · September 27, 2017
Rising costs associated with leasing and buying warehouse locations are among the major drivers for businesses to invest in dimensioning solutions in order to better utilize available space.
By Patrick Burnson · September 26, 2017
When the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) convenes its 106th Annual Convention and Expo in Long Beach next month, much of the focus will be placed on climate change and the devastation to ocean cargo gateways in the southeast and gulf hit hard by two recent hurricanes. That’s because environmental stewardship is something that all ports take seriously now…even if they are not in the path of murderous winds and surging seas.
By Patrick Burnson · September 21, 2017
Salesforce, the San Francisco-based leader in CRM, today announced that Maersk Line—a worldwide leader in transportation and logistics, with a fleet of more than 600 vessels that move in excess of 12 million shipping containers each year—is expanding its use of Salesforce
By Patrick Burnson · September 13, 2017
Although it may be too early to collect any data from this second major hurricane in three weeks, Noel Perry, Partner at FTR and Senior Economist for Truckstop.com says the impact will be significant.

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