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By LM Staff · August 4, 2017
Carloads dipped 0.6%, or 6,079 carloads, annually to 1,019,239, and intermodal containers and trailers rose 5.6%, or 55,997 units, to 1,058,354.
By Josh Bond · August 3, 2017
Small manufacturer decreases reliance on suppliers by using affordable automation to bring parts production in-house.
By Jeff Berman · August 3, 2017
The PMI index declined 3.5% to 53.9 in July, coming off June’s 57.4, which is its highest level since February 2015.
By Jeff Berman · August 3, 2017
The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—declined 3.5% to 53.9 (a reading above 50 indicates growth) in July, coming off June’s 57.4, which is its highest level since February 2015. The NMI grew for the 91st consecutive month, and the June NMI is 2% below the 12-month average of 55.9.
By Jeff Berman · August 3, 2017
Quarterly revenue was up 2.2% to $3.76 billion and was a record high for the company, as was net income at $47.6 million and earnings per share at $0.38, which were up annually compared to $42.6 million and $0.35 a year ago.
By Patrick Burnson · August 2, 2017
Resilinc, a California-based cloud provider of supply chain resilience and risk management intelligence and analytics has announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office granted their patent for analyzing supply chain vulnerability metrics such as risk score and impact and presenting it via interactive maps and dashboards, using supplier intelligence collected via a networked solution and platform.
By Jeff Berman · August 2, 2017
Intermodal volume headed up for the third straight quarter, which was immediately preceded by annual declines during the second and third quarters of 2016 and 25 consecutive quarters of growth prior to that.
By Jeff Berman · August 2, 2017
Pricing and adjusting networks to meet expected volume gains are key for the duopoly.
By Jeff Berman · August 1, 2017
While falling short of June’s pace, manufacturing output began the second half of 2017 in decent shape, according to data issued in the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) monthly Manufacturing Report on Business.
By Jeff Berman · August 1, 2017
While falling short of June’s pace, manufacturing output began the second half of 2017 in decent shape, according to data issued in the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) monthly Manufacturing Report on Business, which was released earlier today.
By LM Staff · August 1, 2017
Learn about the 34th Annual Quest for Quality Award winners for National/Multi-Regional LTL (Less than Truckload) Carriers
By MMH Staff · August 1, 2017
Walmart to expand use of hydrogen fuel cells in its distribution center material handling fleet by $80 million.
By MMH Staff · August 1, 2017
Contestants were awarded $270,000 in prizes to support continued innovation within the robotics and automation community.
By LM Staff · August 1, 2017
FTR described the May reading as “benign” and a reflection of only moderately favorable truck freight growth and ongoing weak contract pricing.
By MMH Staff · August 1, 2017
Move to expand innovation in areas such as e-commerce, robotics and track-and-trace technologies.

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