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By MMH Staff · April 20, 2016
70% of survey participants have formal digital supply chain transformation effort, but only 5% are happy with the results as traditional phones, faxes and emails still dominate supply chain partner interactions.
By Jeff Berman · April 20, 2016
Earlier this month, cloud-based transportation management systems (TMS) providers MercuryGate International Inc. unveiled an advanced freight sourcing and procurement solution that enables shippers to manage RFP (requests for proposal) for multiple transportation modes in a single system.
By Patrick Burnson · April 20, 2016
CMA CGM, COSCO Container Lines, Evergreen Line and Orient Overseas Container Line have signed a memorandum of understanding to form a consortia
By Jeff Berman · April 19, 2016
Seasonally-adjusted (SA) for-hire truck tonnage in March at 137.6 (2000=100) was off 4.5 percent from February’s 144, which ATA said represented an all-time high.
By Patrick Burnson · April 19, 2016
The treaty, to be signed by more than 100 countries at the United Nations in New York, will no doubt hear from governments and advocacy groups pressuring these industries to take stronger steps to curb pollution.
By LM Staff · April 19, 2016
This increase tops the 1.3 cent increase from a week ago, with this week’s price marking the seventh straight week the average price has been above the $2 per gallon mark.
By Jeff Berman · April 18, 2016
Freight transportation shipments and expenditures finished the first quarter in declining fashion, according to the most recent edition of the Cass Freight Index Report from Cass Information Systems.
By Patrick Burnson · April 18, 2016
On the heels of the international Paris Agreement on climate change, many companies are seizing the opportunity to create innovative technologies that benefit the bottom line and also reduce emissions.
By LM Staff · April 15, 2016
The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported this week that its Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) fell 0.7 percent from January to February. This follows a 0.5 percent December to January increase.
By LM Staff · April 15, 2016
Carloads dropped 20 percent compared to the same week a year ago at 229,704, and intermodal containers and trailers were off 7.8 percent annually at 249,355.
By Jeff Berman · April 14, 2016
First quarter volumes at the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and the Port of Long Beach (POLB) were both very strong based on data issued respectively by the ports this week.
By John D. Schulz · April 14, 2016
More than 410,000 Teamsters and retirees in 25 states are threatened with pension cuts under a little-known law passed largely in secret in the final days of the last congressional session.
By Bob Trebilcock · April 14, 2016
Materials handling solutions are only as good as the maintenance plans that keep them running. CMMS can play an important role.
By MMH Staff · April 13, 2016
Citing weak global economy and low commodity prices, forecast revised downward from 4.4% growth forecast in December Annual Outlook.
By MMH Staff · April 13, 2016
Following months of regional qualifying competitions involving K-12 students across 39 countries, 20,000 students expected to attend.

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