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By LM Staff · November 11, 2016
September’s Freight TSI at 121.5 was 2.6 percent below the all-time high of 124.7 recorded in July 2016 and 28.2 percent above the recent low of 94.8 recorded in April 2009. On a year-to-date basis through September, freight shipments are up 0.1 percent.
By LM Staff · November 11, 2016
Carloads fell 0.4 percent to 271,262, and intermodal containers and trailers were up 1.7 percent at 272,115.
By MMH Staff · November 10, 2016
Orders and shipments remain strong following record month.
By Jeff Berman · November 10, 2016
UPS said earlier today it will break ground on a $400 million Atlanta-based regional package sorting hub, which will be located on the west side of the city. This hub is part of the company’s multi-year investment plan to modernize and expand its global network, which also includes other new facilities and acquiring new cargo aircraft.
By MMH Staff · November 10, 2016
Survey reveals half of consumers are not planning to shop Black Friday this holiday season.
By MMH Staff · November 10, 2016
Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) serialization and item-level traceability requirements set to take effect in 2017 and 2023.
By Jeff Berman · November 9, 2016
Gains in United States-bound retail imports are expected with the holiday shopping season now officially underway, according to the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report issued this week by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and maritime consultancy Hackett Associates.
By Roberto Michel · November 8, 2016
For organizations with their own delivery fleets, using software that optimizes routes can reduce costs and make next-day delivery more effective.
By Patrick Burnson · November 8, 2016
Armstrong & Associates share new observations and insights gleaned from the recent conference in Chicago
By LM Staff · November 8, 2016
This follows a 0.1 cent gain last week, which was preceded by a 0.3 cent decline, which was the first time prices fell in five weeks. Over the last five weeks, diesel has increased a cumulative 10.7 cents based on EIA data.
By MMH Staff · November 7, 2016
The three-day event features 400 exhibiting companies and spans more than 100,000 net square feet, providing the opportunity for attendees to exchange ideas with 7,000 peers.
By MMH Staff · November 7, 2016
Whirlpool’s fleet of robotic tuggers has created a predictable, repeatable and safe process for delivering parts to the line.
By Jeff Berman · November 7, 2016
When it comes to the state of the industrial real estate market, landlords continue to have the upper hand over tenants, due to ongoing market factors, according to the Third Quarter Industrial Outlook report recently issued by commercial real estate firm JLL.
By MMH Staff · November 6, 2016
The food and beverage sector is expected to produce more than half this growth.
By MMH Staff · November 6, 2016
The U.S. continues to be the largest market for pharmaceutical and medical devices, according to PACK EXPO owner and producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

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