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By John Schulz · February 12, 2018
The Teamsters union, never without internal squabbles and internecine power players, is showing some internal rift in its opening weeks of negotiations with UPS, the union’s largest employer. With job preservation and security top of mind for the union, the Teamsters last month submitted an 83-page opening demand in its National Master contract that covers about 260,000 UPS employees. The five-year contract expires July 31.
By Patrick Burnson · February 9, 2018
San Francisco-based Prologis released its third annual Logistics Rent Index recently, drawing on data from Prologis’ global portfolio and examines rental growth in critical logistics real estate markets throughout the world.
By Jeff Berman · February 9, 2018
The most recent example of global e-commerce powerhouse Amazon expanding its logistics portfolio was highlighted in a Wall Street Journal report published today. According to the report, Amazon is taking steps to introduce a delivery service for businesses, entitled “Shipping with Amazon” (SBA), that would position it as a direct competitor with the parcel duopoly of UPS and FedEx.
By Jeff Berman · February 9, 2018
In its fiscal first quarter earnings results announced today, the USPS reported controllable income of $353 million, which was down 33% annually compared to $522 million a year ago. USPS said that this decrease was driven by various factors it has cited in the past, including: First-Class and Marketing Mail volume declines, a higher normal cost of retiree health benefits of $140 million, and higher transportation expenses of $109 million.
By Roberto Michel · February 9, 2018
The sales and operations planning process is a long-established mechanism for aligning business objectives with operations. Find out how planning solutions are becoming more constraint aware and capable of assessing what-if scenarios in ways that make S&OP more effective and meaningful.
By LM Staff · February 9, 2018
Earlier this week, UPS reported that it has rolled out UPS Worldwide Express Freight Midday, which, it said, is an extension of its UPS Worldwide Express Freight Service. The UPS Worldwide Express Freight Service service, which functions as an express freight service geared towards urgent, time-sensitive, and high-value international shipments, was initially launched by Big Brown in January 2013
By Josh Bond · February 8, 2018
In a competitive and fast-changing environment, distributors are implementing a new suite of weapons in the war on waste.
By Jeff Berman · February 8, 2018
The report reflects data and sentiments from more than 500 contract warehousing operations, nearly 400 contract customers, and 10 public warehousing operations.
By Jeff Berman · February 8, 2018
The report, entitled “First Wave Pick: The Business of Warehousing in North America – 2018, Market Size, Major 3PLs, Benchmarking Costs, Prices and Practices,” was based on information Armstrong collected from more than 500 contract warehousing operations, nearly 400 contract customers, and 10 public warehousing operations.
By Jeff Berman · February 8, 2018
Fourth quarter revenue was up 12.2% annually at $4.19 billion, and net income for the quarter came in at $188.5 million, or $1.42 per share, which was well ahead of net income of $27.3 million, or $0.22 per share, a year ago.
By MMH Staff · February 7, 2018
President and CEO Jay Timmons to meet leading manufacturers, elected officials, parents and students while visiting manufacturing facilities across nation.
By Patrick Burnson · February 7, 2018
The participants will use blockchain architecture developed by Australia-based TBSx3 to combat the global counterfeit goods industry, protect global supply chains and ultimately help companies restore consumer trust in supply chains.
By MMH Staff · February 7, 2018
Reed brings over 25 years of experience in education, professional development, information technology and marketing to MHI.
By Sara Pearson Specter · February 7, 2018
From its beginning as a lunch gathering of about 400 logistics and supply chain professionals a decade ago, the Georgia Logistics Summit has grown to become one of the premier logistics and supply chain events in the county.

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