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By Jeff Berman · September 15, 2017
Earlier this week, the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) said it signed off on an amendment to THE Alliance Agreement that, in a sense, ensures each member of THE Alliance has each other’s back in the form of a contingency fund that FMC said “can be used to help member carriers manage through, and recover from, the insolvency or financial distresses of a participating line.”
By MMH Staff · September 15, 2017
Leading corrugated and plastic packaging manufacturer acquires specialist in contract manufacturing, custom assembly, repacking, and food product packaging and fulfillment for consumer packaged goods companies.
By Josh Bond · September 14, 2017
The company's first forklift factory outside Japan started at 280,000 square feet, and has expanded 14 times to more than 1.3 million square feet.
By MMH Staff · September 14, 2017
More than 100 individuals and companies have already pledged $25,000, and PMMI will match funds up to $100,000; all proceeds from the annual Pack Gives Back event featuring The Doobie Brothers will be donated to the American Red Cross.
By MMH Staff · September 14, 2017
Acquisition follows the announcement of the acquisition of HighJump Software, sister company to TrueCommerce, by Körber AG.
By MMH Staff · September 13, 2017
Company welcomes more than 200 visitors to its new strategically placed Tech Center.
By Patrick Burnson · September 12, 2017
The collapse of Hanjin in 2016 fueled speculation that new players might be emboldened to enter the “Top Tier” and begin competing for market share. By attacking targeted trade lanes left by the void of services, some carriers are finally finding a way to make money, too.
By MMH Staff · September 11, 2017
Exhibit Space Draw to be held December 7 in Chicago.
By Jeff Berman · September 11, 2017
In its Supplemental ISM Report on Business Hurricane Harvey Report, the ISM asked members of its Manufacturing and Non-Manufacturing Business Survey Committees to assess how Harvey may impact various business metrics and whether they may be impacted by shortages of input materials resultant from Harvey.
By Jeff Berman · September 11, 2017
Soon after Hurricane Harvey struck a wide swath of Texas and surrounding areas, it made a significant impact on supply chain and logistics operations in the Gulf Coast, an impact that the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) labeled a “disaster that will impact the U.S. economy far beyond that of the Gulf Coast.” In its Supplemental ISM Report on Business Hurricane Harvey Report, the ISM asked members of its Manufacturing and Non-Manufacturing Business Survey Committees to assess how Harvey may impact various business metrics and whether they may be impacted by shortages of input materials resultant from Harvey.
By Jeff Berman · September 8, 2017
Records are made to be broken for many different things, and in the case of United States-bound retail container volumes, records are being set in recent months, according to the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report issued this week by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and maritime consultancy Hackett Associates.
By Jeff Berman · September 8, 2017
The month of August was a bit of a mixed bag for United States rail carload and intermodal volumes, with carloads down slightly and intermodal having its best volume month ever, according to data issued this week by the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
By MMH Staff · September 8, 2017
July shipments up nearly 18% from July 2016.
By LM Staff · September 8, 2017
The merger of two Phoenix, Az.-based truckload giants, Swift Transportation and Knight Transportation, was approved late yesterday by Swift stockholders, Swift officials announced yesterday. Swift said it expects to the merger to close today.
By Jeff Berman · September 8, 2017
The case against freight railroad reciprocal switching is alive and well based on a letter from the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), a Washington, D.C.-based non-profit libertarian think tank, to leadership at U.S. Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee.

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