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By Jeff Berman · May 22, 2017
Sticking to major themes echoed in its previous edition in December, the May edition of the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Spring 2017 Semiannual Economic Forecast is pointing to continued growth in both the manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors.
By Jeff Berman · May 22, 2017
Sticking to major themes echoed in its previous edition in December, the May edition of the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Spring 2017 Semiannual Economic Forecast is pointing to continued growth in both the manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors.
By Patrick Burnson · May 19, 2017
Two major players in the “digitization” of the ocean container shipping industry, have shared their observations about new networking opportunities.
By MMH Staff · May 19, 2017
Third ‘For Dummies’ book from JDA offers five steps for tackling supply chain digitalization, including leveraging virtual reality, IoT and advanced analytics.
By LM Staff · May 19, 2017
Rail carloads increased 7 percent annually to 255,361, and intermodal container and trailer volume was up 4.4 percent annually at 271,609.
By MMH Staff · May 18, 2017
Following its acquisition of Bastian, TICO continues its strategy to increase its presence in automated material handling.
By John D. Schulz · May 18, 2017
Lack of U.S. infrastructure modernization increasingly is causing expensive bottlenecks at ports, cities and elsewhere that are responsible for expensive delays in an increasingly complex worldwide market.
By Jeff Berman · May 18, 2017
While President Trump and Administration officials have not made their intentions clear in regards to the United States remaining in the Paris Agreement, a large faction of well-known companies have made it very clear they want to remain part of it.
By MMH Staff · May 17, 2017
Industrial engineering PhD student receives $2,500 scholarship.
By MMH Staff · May 17, 2017
Acquisition to combine B&R's products and software for modern machine and factory automation with ABB’s robotics, process automation, digitalization and electrification.
By MMH Staff · May 17, 2017
Acquisition to strengthen ERP and SCM solution suite.
By MMH Staff · May 17, 2017
Program to accelerate soldiers' transition to civilian careers in precision machining and industrial technology.
By Jeff Berman · May 17, 2017
While the index was off 2.5 percent in April, DAT said volume stayed ahead of seasonal norms in kicking off the second quarter, coupled with freight volumes seeing a 60 percent annual gain. The firm added that average spot truckload rates for vans, reefer (refrigerated) and flatbed freight saw sequential and annual gains in April.
By Jeff Berman · May 17, 2017
With summer rapidly approaching, keeping a watchful eye on the weather requires extra attention. A new offering from The Weather Company (TWC), a subsidiary of IBM, takes that much further, with this week’s introduction of its Operations Dashboard for Ground Transportation. TWC describes the dashboard as an offering geared towards optimizing workforce productivity and route selection for freight and logistics companies, and it is comprised of various weather-related data sources, including: precipitation, wind, fog, ice and pooling water, integrating real-time traffic flow and incident data, and flagging safety hazards.
By MMH Staff · May 17, 2017
Shipments up 16.2% compared to March 2016 sales, up 28% since February 2017.

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