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By Jeff Berman · February 3, 2016
ISM index 2.3% below December, while economic activity in the non-manufacturing sector continued to grow for the 72nd month in a row.
By Jeff Berman · February 3, 2016
The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—came in at 53.5 in January (a level of 50 or higher indicates growth), which was 2.3 percent below December, while economic activity in the non-manufacturing sector continued to grow for the 72nd month in a row. The current PMI is 3.4 percent below the 12-month average of 56.9.
By Jeff Berman · February 3, 2016
Intermodal volumes for the fourth quarter of 2015 were mostly in line with both volumes and trends that were intact through the first three quarters of the year, according to the Intermodal Market Trends & Statistics Report issued this week by the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA).
By Patrick Burnson · February 2, 2016
Spokesmen for the Port of Oakland said they were blind-sided by Ports America Outer Harbor’s decision to file bankruptcy.
<p>Top to bottom: Bo Maslanyk, vice president, strategic programs and major accounts; Rick Dahlke, senior regional sales manager.</p> By MMH Staff · February 2, 2016
Internal promotions to strengthen sales growth, strategic planning and other corporate initiatives.
By Jeff Berman · February 2, 2016
Real estate firm JLL predicts another banner year for supply chain real estate occupiers and investors.
By Jeff Berman · February 2, 2016
Coming off of a record-breaking 2015, 2016 looks to be another banner year for supply chain real estate occupiers and investors, according to a logistics survey report recently issued by industrial real estate firm JLL. In its second annual Global Logistics Sentiment Survey, JLL culled feedback and opinions from 659 global logistics market experts on key property sector performance indicators by taking a look at the last six months and their expectations for the next six months.
By MMH Staff · February 2, 2016
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By LM Staff · February 2, 2016
Over this 12-week stretch of declines, diesel prices have dropped a cumulative 46.1 cents. And the current average price per gallon is now at its lowest level since the week of March 16, 2009, when it was at $2.017 per gallon. The previous lowest comparison week prior to this week’s decline was the week of March 23, 2009, when it was at $2.09.
By Jeff Berman · February 2, 2016
Fourth quarter revenue at $16.1 billion was up 1% annually, and earnings per share were up 26% at $1.57, marking the fourth straight month of EPS growth.
By Jeff Berman · February 2, 2016
UPS finished 2015 in solid fashion, with strong fourth quarter earnings results. Fourth quarter revenue at $16.1 billion was up 1 percent annually, and earnings per share were up 26 percent at $1.57, marking the fourth straight month of EPS growth. For all of 2014, EPS was up 14 percent annually at $5.43, which was an all-time high. Total operating profit also set a new record, up 54.3 percent at $7.7 billion.
<p>Left to right: Horst Dorner, Werner Dorner, Wolfgang Dorner.</p> By MMH Staff · February 1, 2016
Company began manufacturing compact conveyors in 1970s.
By Jeff Berman · February 1, 2016
The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) reported today that manufacturing activity again contracted for the fourth straight month.
By Jeff Berman · February 1, 2016
The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) reported today that manufacturing activity again contracted for the fourth straight month.
By Jeff Berman · February 1, 2016
ATA reported that the annualized turnover rate for large truckload carriers, which it defines as truckload fleets with more than $30 million in revenue, headed up 13 percent to 100 percent from the second quarter to the third quarter, representing the highest level it has hit in the last three years.

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