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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 tool, and I usually learn a bunch of stuff, all while getting some good branding in for Logistics Management.
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.
By Jeff Berman · January 25, 2017
With the Trump administration in its first official week in office, one topic that is sure to get a lot of attention under the purview of the new President is the economic landscape.
By Patrick Burnson · January 24, 2017
The announcement of the Alibaba and Maersk partnership made late last year comes as no surprise to anyone watching the booming logistics tech industry.
By Patrick Burnson · January 20, 2017
California’s trade picture has been brightening of late and should maintain its current course at least through the first part of 2017, says Robert Kleinhenz, economist and executive director at Beacon Economics.
By MMH Staff · January 19, 2017
How minor computer issues can have knock-on effects that cause severe operational disruption upstream and down.

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