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By LM Staff · October 13, 2017
September volumes at both the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and the Port of Long Beach (POLB) were strong as the build up to the holiday season continues.
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By Bruce Stubs, director of supply chain marketing, Honeywell · October 13, 2017
A shift in the mobile operating system landscape has occurred over the last several years. The transition from legacy Windows is well underway. This puts pressure on several businesses, particularly in distribution centers that mostly rely on Windows-powered mobile devices, to migrate to new operating systems in a smart and seamless way.
By Jeff Berman · October 13, 2017
The most recent edition of the Trucking Conditions Index from freight transportation consultancy FTR dropped from July to August, with the firm explaining that the August reading “is not wholly reflective of the current environment for truckers.”
By LM Staff · October 13, 2017
For August, the most recent month for which data is available, the Freight TSI was up 1.5% over July to 130.7, setting a new all-time high, while also rising 6.7% annually. It also outpaced July 2016 by, which was its highest level prior to 2017.
By LM Staff · October 13, 2017
Carloads headed up 2% to 269,336, and intermodal containers and trailer units rose 10.8% annually to 285,490.
By Jeff Berman · October 12, 2017
A confluence of market condition factors contributed to the DAT North American Freight Index hitting record levels in September, according to DAT Solutions.
By MMH Staff · October 12, 2017
The system offers an alternative to the conventional reach stackers that usually handle ISO container storage.
By MMH Staff · October 12, 2017
Although only the first phase of the conveyor’s installation has occurred, the overall time and labor necessary to handle orders has decreased by roughly 50%.
By Jeff Berman · October 12, 2017
A 2007 lawsuit that cited Class I railroads­- Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp., CSX Corp., Norfolk Southern Corp., and Union Pacific Corp- collaborated to fix fuel surcharges was denied class certification, due to what United States District Judge Paul L. Friedman called a failure to “establish that questions of law or fact common to class members predominate over any questions affecting only individual members.”
By Jeff Berman · October 12, 2017
Freight railroad stakeholders congregated in Washington, D.C. yesterday for a public listening session at the Surface Transportation Board (STB) focusing on Class I rail carrier CSX’s service issues.
By Jeff Berman · October 11, 2017
In 2016, the global third-party logistics market reached $802 billion and is on track to exceed $1.1 trillion in 2022.
By Jeff Berman · October 11, 2017
In 2016, the global third-party logistics market reached $802 billion and is on track to exceed $1.1 trillion in 2022.
By LM Staff · October 11, 2017
This decline follows a $0.4 cent increase to $2.792 last week and a $0.03 decline from the week of September 18 to the week of September 25.
By Josh Bond · October 11, 2017
Packing and shipping—as the final step of fulfillment—are the last chance for an operation to ensure the job is well done.Warehouse Basics series
By MMH Staff · October 10, 2017
The bulk handling segment was a bright spot, with booked orders up 20.9% since July, and shipments up 14%.

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