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By MMH Staff · October 9, 2015
Foundation lowers forecast from 5% predicted in Q3.
By Jeff Berman · October 9, 2015
As was the case a month ago, the Global Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation (NRF) and maritime consultancy Hackett Associates is calling for annual import cargo volume gains at United States ports, as retailers gear up for the holiday season.
By MMH Staff · October 9, 2015
Key Amazon conference speaker offers ALAN matching gift fundraiser that achieved its goal in 18 hours.
By MMH Staff · October 9, 2015
Decline follows last month's 24% increase; August shipments up 8.6% from last month.
By Jeff Berman · October 9, 2015
More than nine months after saying it was not for sale, Long Beach Calif.-based non asset-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider UTi Worldwide has apparently changed its tune, with the company saying it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Denmark-based global 3PL DSV for $1.35 billion and $7.10 per share.
By MMH Staff · October 9, 2015
Students from HEC Montreal, University of Arkansas, Pennsylvania State University and Iowa State University earn top honors.
By Jeff Berman · October 9, 2015
September carloads—at 1,417,750—were down 4.9 percent—or 72,597 carloads— annually, and intermodal—at 1,365,980 trailers and containers—was up 1.2 percent—or 16,272 trailers and containers.
By MMH Staff · October 8, 2015
Commemoration to include employee involvement with a series of community outreach programs.
By Patrick Burnson · October 8, 2015
Slowing global trade and a bloated orderbook of large vessel capacity mean that container shipping is set for another three years of overcapacity and financial pain, according to the latest Container Forecaster report published by global shipping consultancy Drewry.
By MMH Staff · October 8, 2015
Strategic capital firm says material handling sector poised for consistent growth.
By Patrick Burnson · October 7, 2015
The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) has called on world leaders meeting at the United Nations this week to work together to find solutions to the ongoing migrant crisis in Europe
<p>Innovators like Apple, Google, and Unilever are competing on culture, and not just price. Steven Melnyk says your company can too.</p> By Jeff Berman · October 7, 2015
Companies used to compete on price and service. The future of supply chain, according to Steve Melnyk, is culture. In fact, innovators like Apple, Google, and Unilever are already leading because of their cultures. Your company can too.
By Jeff Berman · October 7, 2015
As evidenced by the widening gap in the United States trade deficit, which has seen imports far outpacing exports for years on end, the September edition of the “Global Trade Pulse” from global maritime and trade consultancy Hackett Associates paints a similar picture for trade activity in North America, with some overlapping themes apparent in the report’s European data, too.
By Patrick Burnson · October 6, 2015
Kurt Nagle, president and CEO of the American Association of Port Authorities recently voiced his endorsement of this trade legislation
By Jeff Berman · October 6, 2015
Coming off of 2014, which in many ways is viewed as a banner year for freight, it appears that some tailwinds have firmly kicked in, as 2015 enters its official homestretch, according to Rosalyn Wilson, senior business analyst at Parsons, and author of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Annual State of Logistics (SOL) Report at last week’s CSCMP Annual Conference in San Diego. The SOL report is sponsored by Penske Logistics.

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