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By MMH Staff · December 16, 2015
Acquisition of flexible chain manufacturer expected to benefit European and Asian markets.
By Jeff Berman · December 15, 2015
The numbers don’t tell the full story in the November edition of the Cass Freight Index Report from Cass Information Systems.
By LM Staff · December 15, 2015
The average price per gallon of diesel gasoline dropped 4.1 cents to $2.338 per gallon, according to data issued yesterday by the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration. This marks the fifth straight weekly decline, with prices falling a cumulative 16.4 cents over that span.
By Patrick Burnson · December 14, 2015
As this year ends, the era of the mega vessel may be finally be ushered in as the largest container ship ever destined for North America calls West Coast ports.
By Patrick Burnson · December 14, 2015
U.S. multinationals engaged in Pacific Rim commerce appear to have a high threshold for risk, notes recent research done by Resilinc.
By Josh Bond · December 14, 2015
The 2015 public warehousing market continues to chart steady gains and ongoing consolidation.
By MMH Staff · December 14, 2015
Local material handling sales and service veteran to lead growth of Chinese operation.
By MMH Staff · December 14, 2015
Southworth extends European and Asian operations by acquiring Sweden-based manufacturer of lifting and positioning technologies.
By MMH Staff · December 11, 2015
Partnership to bring bring best-of-breed warehousing software to retailers.
By Jeff Berman · December 11, 2015
Commerce reported that November retail sales at $448.1 billion were up 0.2 percent compared to November-for its best showing since July-and up 1.4 percent annually, on the heels of 1.7 percent, 0.1 percent, and 0.2 percent, in October, September, and August, respectively.
By Jeff Berman · December 11, 2015
Railroad service issues and rates remain front and center, as has been the case in previous incarnations of this legislation. The bill is focused on addressing inefficiencies within the STB, which serves as the federal regulatory body responsible for economic oversight of the U.S. rail system, with regulatory jurisdiction over railroad rate reasonableness, mergers, line acquisitions, new rail-line construction, line abandonment, and other issues.
By LM Staff · December 11, 2015
Carloads were down 12.9 percent annually at 271,774 and ahead of the week ending November 28 at 230,919 and November 21 at 267,830.
By John D. Schulz · December 11, 2015
The man behind the serial acquisitions that have made XPO Logistics the third-largest provider of multi-platform freight services in North America (after UPS and FedEx) says integration of its recent $3 billion purchase of the former Con-way Inc. is ahead of schedule and going better than planned.
By MMH Staff · December 10, 2015
Frost & Sullivan research indicates increased modernization, standardization and collaboration.
By Jeff Berman · December 10, 2015
The objective of the rule, according to FMCSA, is to strengthen commercial truck and bus drivers’ compliance with hours-of-service (HOS) regulations that combat fatigue. The rule will take full effect on December 10, 2017, two years after the date of the final rule being issued.

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