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By Jeff Berman · October 19, 2017
Coming off of last week’s Surface Transportation Board (STB) public listening session focusing on Class I rail carrier CSX’s service issues, CSX was again in the news this week with its third quarter earnings release.
By MMH Staff · October 9, 2017
Environmental factors don't have to result in label damage, read errors and lost productivity.
By Jeff Berman · October 5, 2017
When assessing the state of the 3PL (third-party logistics) market, it truly does go without saying there is something for everyone, especially in terms of the needed, and varied, services 3PL’s provide on behalf of their shipper customers. And it stands to reason that a premier source of these services comes in the form of the 2018 22nd Annual Third-Party Logistics Study published by Penske Logistics, Infosys Consulting, Penn State University, and Korn Ferry.
By Bob Trebilcock · October 3, 2017
Business is changing faster than ever, and the materials handling industry is looking at where it can play a role.
By MMH Staff · September 29, 2017
The proper selection and usage of dock equipment can improve safety and productivity.
By Richa Gupta, director of AutoID & Data Capture, VDC Research · September 27, 2017
Rising costs associated with leasing and buying warehouse locations are among the major drivers for businesses to invest in dimensioning solutions in order to better utilize available space.
By Patrick Burnson · September 26, 2017
When the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) convenes its 106th Annual Convention and Expo in Long Beach next month, much of the focus will be placed on climate change and the devastation to ocean cargo gateways in the southeast and gulf hit hard by two recent hurricanes. That’s because environmental stewardship is something that all ports take seriously now…even if they are not in the path of murderous winds and surging seas.
By Patrick Burnson · September 21, 2017
Salesforce, the San Francisco-based leader in CRM, today announced that Maersk Line—a worldwide leader in transportation and logistics, with a fleet of more than 600 vessels that move in excess of 12 million shipping containers each year—is expanding its use of Salesforce
By Patrick Burnson · September 13, 2017
Although it may be too early to collect any data from this second major hurricane in three weeks, Noel Perry, Partner at FTR and Senior Economist for Truckstop.com says the impact will be significant.
By Bob Trebilcock · September 12, 2017
Robots and Google Glass may be here sooner than you think, according to DHL
By Bob Trebilcock · September 11, 2017
Disruption is the theme for Dematic’s 32nd annual Materials Handling & Logistics conference
By Patrick Burnson · September 8, 2017
When five ocean carrier members of the World World Shipping Council (WTC) convened in the San Francisco Bay Area recently, their technical experts requested a visit to the Port of Oakland to evaluate the port’s unique approach to shore power.
By Jeff Berman · September 7, 2017
With consumer spending directly responsible for roughly two-thirds of all United States economic activity, it stands to reason it is, and, really, always has been and will remain to be, a key economic indicator. So, when an influential organization like the Washington, D.C.-based National Retail Federation (NRF) rolls out changes in its forecast for 2017 retail sales, as it did yesterday, it requires some attention.
By Mike Levans · September 5, 2017
In effort to beat the drum and continue to push the “packaging revolution” forward, Modern offers our 5th-annual Packaging Issue—a field guide you can slip in your bag if you’re attending PMMI’s Pack Expo Las Vegas (Sept. 25-27).
By MMH Staff · September 5, 2017
Supply chain organizations must make it a priority to build a resilient talent acquisition team that can weather turbulence and help sustain a positive bottom line.

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