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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.
By Michael Levans · May 2, 2017
We’ve stayed clear of themed issues over the years because each issue is designed to touch on all of the fundamental logistics management elements every month. But when I re-examined the editorial line up that surrounds our annual “Technology Roundtable” and Webcast this month, it seemed ideal to call this “The Technology Issue.”
By Jeff Berman · April 25, 2017
While I may have been on vacation this past week, that in no way means the rest of the industry was, not in the very least to be sure. And while I was out, there was plenty of stuff going on in the freight transportation and logistics sectors, especially as it relates to interesting and relevant data points. Freight data Q1 2017, Freight Transportation update
By Patrick Burnson · April 19, 2017
President Donald Trump’s focus on curbing the trade deficit by bolstering U.S. exports and reducing imports could drive policy changes that impact industrial real estate markets throughout the U.S., Cushman & Wakefield reported in logistics and industrial research briefing released recently.
By Patrick Burnson · April 17, 2017
A welcome change is coming to the U.S. West Coast next month as Federal Maritime Commissioner Mario Cordero takes on leadership of the Port of Long Beach.
By Jeff Berman · April 14, 2017
It is well known that retail sales represent somewhere around two-thirds of all economic activity, and that U.S. retail sales contribute around 14 percent, or $2.6 trillion, to U.S. GDP. That is a major number and clearly cannot be overlooked, especially when looking at how closely connected retail and consumer activity is tied to the freight transportation and logistics sectors on so many fronts, including trucking, intermodal, parcel, ocean, air, and e-commerce.

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