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By Jeff Berman · June 22, 2017
If you ask anyone heavily involved in the less-than-truckload (LTL) sector, what their most pressing need or concern is, there is a good chance that you will be told that five more feet of trailer space, from 28 to 33, is at the top of the wish list for a whole host of reasons.
By Patrick Burnson · June 22, 2017
The new Navis survey contains mixed signals among shippers who see the need for change, but may be slow to embrace it.
By MMH Staff · June 20, 2017
How to improve performance by identifying risk, planning accordingly, pursuing upgrades and fostering a culture of continuous improvement.
By Jeff Berman · June 19, 2017
Nearly $14 billion deal set to not only shake up the grocery sector but also change the sector's supply chain playbook, too.
By Patrick Burnson · June 19, 2017
In an effort to further promote the advantages of a career in supply chain management, APICs has boldly announced the launch of a new expanded Supply Chain STEM Educational Outreach Program aimed at K-12 students.
By Patrick Burnson · June 15, 2017
The National Retail Federation recently condemned a proposal by House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady to phase in a Border Adjustment Tax over five years.
By Patrick Burnson · June 12, 2017
One of the most positive developments so far this year in the global supply chain sector has been the rebound in the fortunes of air cargo.
By Patrick Burnson · June 8, 2017
Maersk Line has introduced a new service for supply chain managers seeking to finance their global trade while optimizing carrier service.
By Jeff Berman · June 8, 2017
With logistics accounting for nearly 8 percent of total United States GDP at $1.408 trillion, according to the 2016 State of Logistics Report, it is hardly surprising that so many well-known freight transportation and logistics companies again are in the exclusive, and important, 2017 Fortune 500 rankings.
By Jeff Berman · June 2, 2017
To say this is the hot topic of the day would be a vast understatement. But we already knew that. Another thing that is quickly known and observed is that this move has raised a tremendous amount of tension and ire in an already highly-polarizing political environment.
By Patrick Burnson · May 26, 2017
The Port of Oakland is one outstanding example of how new mega ship trend may have positive impact on operations and the environment
By Patrick Burnson · May 18, 2017
Brandy Christian began service as the president and CEO at the Port of New Orleans this past January after having spent two years as the port’s chief operating officer.
By MMH Staff · May 18, 2017
Windows will stop supporting its mobile operating system in 2020, leaving devices vulnerable to attack. While that may seem like a lifetime away, savvy DC operators need to develop a migration plan.
By Jeff Berman · May 5, 2017
That is why comments made earlier this week by President Trump in which he said he would consider raising the tax got a fair share of attention. The fact that the possibility of the tax being raised was suggested is at the least a good sign, but obviously more needs to be done than just talk about it.
By MMH Staff · May 3, 2017
Whether for new warehouses or expansions, several key preparation steps can ensure warehouse labels and signs meet needs and go-live date.

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