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By MMH Staff · February 13, 2017
Leading supply chain operating network adds best of breed sales and operations planning (S&OP) solution.
By Patrick Burnson · February 10, 2017
In a new “manufacturing outlook” report focusing on the automotive and industrial sectors, AlixPartners observes that many of the labor-cost advantages associated with near-shoring may be lost if companies fail to spend more on automation in the future.
By MMH Staff · February 10, 2017
December booked orders up nearly 50% from November 2016.
By Jeff Berman · February 10, 2017
Carloads were up 11.7 percent at 269,994, and intermodal container and trailers rose 3.3 percent annually to 271,480.
By Jeff Berman · February 9, 2017
While United States-bound retail container volumes trended down in December, the over all outlook for 2017 volumes appears to be solid, according to the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report issued by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and maritime consultancy Hackett Associates.
By Patrick Burnson · February 9, 2017
Consistent with trends set last year, exports are on the rise again in 2017 at the Port of Oakland.
By MMH Staff · February 9, 2017
Annual scholarship offered to the children of UniCarriers employees who demonstrate outstanding academic achievements.
By Jeff Berman · February 9, 2017
For the quarter, the USPS posted a net loss of roughly $200 million, a figure which it said excludes the effects of a $1.7 billion change in its workers compensation liability triggered by interest rate fluctuations. And it added that controllable income came in at $522 million, which was down $735 million compared to $1.3 billion a year ago, with operating revenue down $155 million or 0.8 percent
By Patrick Burnson · February 8, 2017
NavisWorld -- a bi-annual conference providing port terminal operators with insights to optimize the movement of containers through their facilities with the use of advanced technology and other innovations – will also focus on e-commerce this year.
By Patrick Burnson · February 8, 2017
Nearly 20% of all leasing activity for ‘big box’ transactions (over 500,00 square feet) from 2010 to 2016 were centered around e-commerce.
By Jeff Berman · February 8, 2017
For December, the most recent month for which data is available, the TCI was 2.9, which is down from November’s 4.38 and October’s 4.58. FTR said this decline correlates to soft conditions that impacted the sector over the second half of 2016.
By MMH Staff · February 8, 2017
Contract packager to increase primary packaging capabilities and direct-to-retail distribution.
By MMH Staff · February 8, 2017
Your ProMat 2017 registration not only gives you access to the exhibits, educational sessions and keynotes in McCormick Place South and North, it also grants you access to Automate 2017, co-located next to ProMat solutions centers for Autonomous Vehicles and Sustainable Facility Solutions in the North Hall.
By MMH Staff · February 8, 2017
Get ready for ProMat 2017: Two halls, record number of exhibitors. McCormick Place, Chicago, April 3rd - April 6th 2017
By MMH Staff · February 8, 2017
Initial focus will be industrial storage and retrieval hardware and software business before expanding into integrated systems.

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