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By LM Staff · May 11, 2017
The March TSI reading at 124.0 was 1.5 percent below February’s 125.9, which topped the previous all-time high of 124.7 recorded in July 2016. And it is 30.9 percent above the all-time low of 94.7 recorded in April 2009.
By Patrick Burnson · May 11, 2017
Supply chain managers are being told that three of the most pressing risks to business performance in the 21st century are cyber attack, natural hazards and supply chain failure.
By Jeff Berman · May 10, 2017
USPS posted a net loss of $562 million, which represented an improvement over a $2 billion net loss for the same quarter last year.
By MMH Staff · May 9, 2017
Purchase of West Coast mobile solutions provider to enhance service and support.
By Jeff Berman · May 9, 2017
While it has had a full-fledged less-than-truckload (LTL) fleet since acquiring Con-way in late 2015, freight transportation and logistics provider XPO Logistics said today that the former Con-way LTL business, Con-way Freight, has officially been re-branded as XPO’s North American LTL business
By Jeff Berman · May 9, 2017
Keeping in line with last month, the May edition of the Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation (NRF) and maritime consultancy Hackett Associates is calling for steady gains for United States-bound retail container traffic in the coming months.
By Jeff Berman · May 9, 2017
This follows a 1.2-cent decline last week from $2.595 to $2.583.
By Jeff Berman · May 9, 2017
In its “Global Transportation and Logistics M&A Deal Insights 2017,” report PwC noted that total first quarter deal value at $18.2 billion was down 38 percent compared to the first quarter of 2016 and was up 2 percent compared to the fourth quarter of 2016. There were 63 transportation and logistics deals in the first quarter, which was up 26 percent annually and down 9 percent compared to the fourth quarter.
By Josh Bond · May 8, 2017
Distributor transitions from paper-based to voice-based execution ahead of facility move. WMS, Warehouse Management Systems upgrades using Voice Technologies, Distributors us voice picking technology to promote growth.
By MMH Staff · May 7, 2017
The 2017 Innovation Awards were given to ProMat exhibitors in three categories: Best New Innovation, Best IT Innovation and Best Innovation of an Existing Product.
By Josh Bond · May 5, 2017
The spread of technology throughout the warehouse has created abundant and valuable information—if only you can find it.
By LM Staff · May 5, 2017
Carloads saw an 8.4 percent, or 78,949 carloads, annual gain to 1,023,300, and intermodal containers and trailers rose 2.3 percent, or 23,448 units, compared to April 2016.
By Jeff Berman · May 4, 2017
Total first quarter volume movements-at 4,240,884-were up 2 percent annually, ahead of the fourth quarter’s 1.0 percent increase.
By Jeff Berman · May 4, 2017
Revenue for the quarter, at $3.54 billion, was down 0.3 percent annually, although it was up $122.6 million when excluding the first quarter 2016 revenue from its former North American truckload unit
By Jeff Berman · May 4, 2017
For February, the most recent month for which data is available, the SCI was -2.8, which represented an improvement over January’s -3.6 but not as close to positive readings recorded in November and December at -0.6 and 1.9, respectively.

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