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By MMH Staff · July 27, 2015
Widely known as the “father of robotics,” Engelberger launched the world’s first robotics company, Unimation, in 1956.
By MMH Staff · July 27, 2015
Volume was up 34 percent from $7.1 billion in May. Year to date, cumulative new business volume increased 9 percent compared to 2014.
By MMH Staff · July 27, 2015
U.S. industrial manufacturers push pause on spending plans, according to PwC’s Q2 2015 Manufacturing Barometer.
By MMH Staff · July 27, 2015
The transaction combines complementary strengths to create more competitive and comprehensive materials handling solutions for customers.
By Jeff Berman · July 24, 2015
Regardless of how it gets done, an emphasis on high-level data quality and management needs attention from both shippers and providers.
By Josh Bond · July 24, 2015
Following heavy investment in 2014, many users of supply chain software have backed off from spending as they settle into their new systems. Nonetheless, the software market continues to steadily grow as concerns fall away.
By LM Staff · July 24, 2015
Carloads dropped 7.3 percent annually to 277,331, and intermodal rose 2.3 percent to 273,850.
By Josh Bond · July 24, 2015
Survey illustrates global push to enter US market, with overseas technology investments outpacing those of domestic manufacturers.
By Jeff Berman · July 23, 2015
The ongoing friction between rail shippers and freight railroad carriers is front and center at the Department of Transportation’s Surface Transportation Board (STB) this week, with a hearing on railroad revenue adequacy.
By MMH Staff · July 23, 2015
Swisslog employee wins National Award of Merit for contributions to a cold storage distribution center.
By Jeff Berman · July 23, 2015
The most recent edition of the Shippers Condition Index (SCI) from freight transportation consultancy FTR provided some good news for shippers, with some signs of improvement in overall market conditions.
By Jeff Berman · July 22, 2015
Transportation and logistics bellwether FedEx said yesterday it has agreed to acquire 50 Boeing 767-300 freighters, according to various media reports.
By Jeff Berman · July 22, 2015
Last week, more than 100 business groups, which included transportation and logistics providers and other supply chain concerns, penned a letter to U.S. Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee Chairman John Thune, heralding the approval of the Ports Performance Act by the Committee.
By Jeff Berman · July 22, 2015
Non asset-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider Transplace said this week it has officially rolled out Transplace Supply Chain Consulting, its new consulting practice, which it said will focus on improving end-to-end (e-2-e) supply chain performance through an experienced team with what it described as deep functional expertise in transportation and logistics.
By MMH Staff · July 22, 2015
Global Economic Outlook illustrates headwinds to both industrialized and developing countries.

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