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By LM Staff · January 11, 2016
Gift to fund fellowships for graduate supply chain students and endow a chair for Dr. Chris Caplice
By Patrick Burnson · January 11, 2016
E-commerce retail sales are expected to continue to grow at double-digit growth rates during 2016-2022, say economists for IHS Global Insight.
By Jeff Berman · January 8, 2016
The most recent edition of the Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation (NRF) and maritime consultancy Hackett Associates expects retail import volumes to tail off during the first quarter of 2016, with the holiday shipping season complete.
By MMH Staff · January 8, 2016
New award recognizes companies' demonstrated commitment to dealer networks, employees and communities.
By MMH Staff · January 7, 2016
Company's technologies help connect disparate devices and control systems.
By Jeff Berman · January 7, 2016
2015 U.S. rail carloads were down 6.1 percent annually at 14,266,204, and U.S. intermodal container and trailer volume was up 1.6 percent at 13,710,646 units.
By Jeff Berman · January 7, 2016
LM Group News Editor recently spoke with Doug Waggoner, CEO of Echo Global Logistics, a non-asset based freight brokerage company and a provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management services about how 2015 ended up in the freight transportation and logistics sectors and various related topics.
By Patrick Burnson · January 6, 2016
JDA customers will gain access to INTTRA's full offering of ocean shipping software, data and services, affording them all the advantages of digitization on the proprietary platform.
By Jeff Berman · January 6, 2016
The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—was 55.3 in December (a level of 50 or higher indicates growth), was dropped 0.6 percent from November.
By Jeff Berman · January 6, 2016
Non-manufacturing activity finished 2015 with growth, even with a slight decline in its key metric, according to the most recent edition of the Non-Manufacturing Report on Business from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM).
By Jeff Berman · January 6, 2016
The Paris Agreement climate deal by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, which was completed in December, puts a lot on the line in regards to supply chain management and logistics operations, even though those things, as well as specific modes of transport and related emissions reduction mandates or objectives, are not directly cited in the agreement’s language.
By Jeff Berman · January 5, 2016
Even through improvements in rule's language from its introduction are apparent, questions remain about how it will be specifically enforced by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
By LM Staff · January 5, 2016
Diesel prices dropped 2.4 cents this week to $2.211 per gallon, according to data issued by the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration. The average price per gallon is now at its lowest level since the week of May 4, 2009, when it was at $2.185.
By Jeff Berman · January 4, 2016
The PMI, the ISM’s index to measure growth, came in at 48.2 (50 or higher indicates growth) in December, which dropped 0.4 percent compared to November’s 48.6.
By Jeff Berman · January 4, 2016
Manufacturing activity contracted in December for the second straight month, according to the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Manufacturing Report on Business.

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