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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.
By Jeff Berman · February 1, 2016
Third-party logistics and freight transportation services provider XPO Logistics said late last week that it has commenced a workforce reduction for its less-than-truckload (LTL) unit, which it acquired from Con-way, when XPO acquired Con-way last year.
By Josh Bond · January 29, 2016
Demand for protective packaging will benefit from strengthening Internet sales, using environmentally friendly materials like air pillows, paper fill products and custom boxes.
By MMH Staff · January 29, 2016
New courses and certifications help information technology and operations technology workers gain the skills to manage converged industrial networks.
By Jeff Berman · January 29, 2016
Class I railroad carrier Norfolk Southern this week released additional information on its strategic plan, which it said is geared to streamline operations and drive profitability and growth on various fronts. NS officials said its projected expense reduction and cost control efforts will be focused in a few specific areas, including compensation and benefits, purchased services and rents, materials, and fuel. The company initially introduced the plan on December 4, 2015.
By MMH Staff · January 29, 2016
Acquisition intended to expand labeling and coding business and strengthen flexible packaging capabilities.
By LM Staff · January 29, 2016
The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported this week that that U.S. trade with its North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico fell 8.4 percent to $88.2 billion in November 2015, with all modes of transportation having a lower freight value compared to the same period in 2014.
By LM Staff · January 29, 2016
Carloads fell considerably, falling 19.5 percent annually to 237,190, and intermodal containers and trailers were down 0.1 percent annually at 253,134.
By MMH Staff · January 28, 2016
ISA also finalizes agreement with Control System Integrators Association to offer web-based project management courses.
By LM Staff · January 28, 2016
The most recent edition of the Shippers Condition Index (SCI) from freight transportation consultancy FTR issued this week points to mild market conditions. FTR describes the SCI as an indicator that sums up all market influences that affect the transport environment for shippers, with a reading above zero being favorable and a reading below zero being unfavorable and a “less-than-ideal environment for shippers.”
By Jeff Berman · January 28, 2016
Global logistics services provider and freight forwarder C.H. Robinson said this week it has opened up a certified cargo screening facility (CCSF) for air cargo in Carson, California, which it set will screen air cargo directly, instead of relying on third party facilities. This is the company’s second CCSF. It opened its first one in Chicago in April 2012.
By MMH Staff · January 28, 2016
Timmons unveils manufacturers’ agenda for economic growth and American exceptionalism.
By Patrick Burnson · January 27, 2016
Already facing issues ranging from overcapacity, downward pricing pressure, and more brand consolidation, carriers must now confront shipper’s concerns about regulatory mandates that will likely result in more seaport congestion.
By MMH Staff · January 27, 2016
Predictions highlight evolution of standards, system costs, solution reliability and adoption rates.

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