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By Patrick Burnson · February 22, 2017
There are scores of third-party logistics providers out there to help shippers more efficiently manage returns, with many more looking to enter the marketplace.
<p>This is a still from a 3D render of one of Bastian Solutions’ latest concepts, an automated guided vehicle (AGV) carrying a robot that picks product and builds mixed case pallets.</p> By Josh Bond · February 21, 2017
Combining the capabilities of integrators and forklift makers will pool expertise among manufacturing, designing and servicing a variety of intralogistics systems.
By Jeff Berman · February 17, 2017
A House effort introduced this week looks to revamp key principles of NAFTA in the form of introduced legislation entitled a “Blueprint for America’s New Trade Policy.”
By Patrick Burnson · February 15, 2017
Transpacific shippers and other transport stakeholders were given briefings recently by the ports of Oakland and Long Beach to reassure them that they’d be competitive in 2017 and beyond.
By MMH Staff · February 13, 2017
The next generation of manufacturing professionals will not find and fill the industry's jobs without impassioned effort from the old guard.
By MMH Staff · February 8, 2017
Bridging the gap between the order management and warehouse management systems can maximize routes, deliveries, and customers’ experience.
By Patrick Burnson · February 7, 2017
A new report released by the London-based think tank, Transport Intelligence (Ti) notes that the logistics industry has undergone a “transformation” with a dramatic shift in service sector domination.
By Jeff Berman · February 7, 2017
Last fall, I was scheduled to serve as a moderator for an industry conference. I always like playing this part, as it is a great networking too, and I usually learn a bunch of stuff, all while getting some good branding in for Logistics Management.
By Patrick Burnson · February 6, 2017
As we note in the news section, a small regional airport will help handle the demand from Amazon Prime members for just-in-time delivery. At the same time, it will generate badly-needed jobs.
By MMH Staff · February 6, 2017
Investments in robotics and automation can start in a single work cell.
By Patrick Burnson · January 31, 2017
A senior researcher for IHS Markit observes that 2016 was a disappointing year for automation sales, but expects that trend to be reversed
By Jeff Berman · January 31, 2017
In perhaps the most quiet of all President Trump’s Cabinet picks, Elaine Chao overwhelmingly was voted in by the Senate as the next United States Department of Transportation Secretary by a 93-6 margin.
By Patrick Burnson · January 31, 2017
A new report by the Japanese investment bank Nomura outlines fresh opportunities for third-party logistics providers (3PLs) in ASEAN countries where courier revenues are forecast to double by 2020
By Patrick Burnson · January 26, 2017
BPE Global develops and delivers new tool for executives
By Jeff Berman · January 26, 2017
As reported on this site’s news section yesterday, United States Senate Democrats rolled out what could be viewed as an ambitious ten-year, $1 trillion infrastructure plan. There is a lot going on in that plan, especially when one considers it is 11 pages. But that makes sense, as its title is “A Blueprint to Rebuild America’s Infrastructure.” And that is what it really is at the end of the day, a blueprint, which is fine.

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