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By Bob Trebilcock · July 28, 2010
Put some metal in your manufacturing and distribution operations with steel and aluminum pallets.
By Patrick Burnson · July 28, 2010
The U.S. House of Representa­tives unan­imously voted yesterday to support a resolution honoring America’s freight railroad industry and its employees.
By Bob Trebilcock · July 27, 2010
Wooden pallets aren’t the only game in town. Plastic pallets are still a niche product, but their market share is growing. Here’s the lowdown on when plastic is the right choice.
By Bob Trebilcock · July 27, 2010
Used pallets are extending the life of the pallet and saving money on shipping costs. Here’s a look at when a used pallet fits the bill.
By Patrick Burnson · July 27, 2010
Shippers comprising the Waterfront Coalition are among those stakeholders now urging a quick conclusion of negotiations on a contract for the Office and Clerical Unit in southern California.
By Bob Trebilcock · July 26, 2010
Keep an eye out for our pallet survey and help us learn more about how the pallet market is evolving.
By Jeff Berman · July 23, 2010
In case you missed it, a trio of like-minded Senators rolled out some very interesting “FREIGHT”-focused legislation yesterday.
By Bob Trebilcock · July 22, 2010
Modern gets ready to launch a pallet and load unitization newsletter
By Patrick Burnson · July 22, 2010
In order to help stop irresponsible arms transfers globally, Amnesty International has joined with Oxfam and the International Action Network on Small Arms (IANSA) to set up the Control Arms campaign
<p>The Port of Montreal, is a port located in Montreal, Canada’s second largest metropolis, on the St Lawrence river. It is one of the busiest ports on the North American continent, and the largest inland port on Earth. It is also the entry point to other major cities such as Toronto, Detroit  and Cleveland.</p> By Patrick Burnson · July 21, 2010
Cargo operations at the Port of Montreal has come to a standstill following an injunction by authorities to keep dockworkers off the job.
<p>Jennifer (by LUCAS) is the leading voice directed warehouse solution for open, industry standard mobile computers. Jennifer supports voice picking and other warehouse tasks, helping associates work faster with fewer errors.</p> By Bob Trebilcock · July 20, 2010
Voice technology continues to expand in the DC. When it comes to voice, tomorrow has arrived.
By Patrick Burnson · July 20, 2010
As noted in our news section last week by my colleague, Jeff Berman, the Ports of Los Angles and Long Beach are back on track to handle Peak Season volumes once again. But Southern California shippers will be keeping an eye on how labor/management negotiations are going before committing to any long-term strategies at these key ocean cargo gateways
By Bob Trebilcock · July 16, 2010
Data collection has undergone something of a revolution. I think of it as a dimensional change. Not so long ago, we captured one-dimensional information about a product. A barcode scan at the dock identified the product that arrived and maybe when it arrived. A scan or spoken check digit at a pick face confirmed a pick. But the information didn’t tell much of a story unless you brought it all into one place.
By Jeff Berman · July 14, 2010
The first half of 2010 brought us several positive economic indicators that were more than welcome. These indicators were to be expected to a certain degree, due to a beyond challenging 2009. But now, in a two-week span or so, the warning signs of a bad economy, or……a double-dip recession appear to be rearing their ugly heads.
By Bob Trebilcock · July 12, 2010
Get a new lease on lighting, lower your utility bills and polish your green bona-fides. Crescent/Stonco, a provider of industrial lighting solutions, is tapping into that convergence with something the company calls the Stonco Warehouse Energy Program.

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