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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.
By MMH Staff · September 5, 2017
Modern Materials Handling staff had the chance to sit down and talk to Dennis Colley, President and CEO of Fibre Box Association (FBA) about his company and the packaging industry.
By Patrick Burnson · September 1, 2017
The study results indicate rising consumer expectations surrounding online shopping are putting pressure on retailers to deliver on convenience, price, and the availability of products from around the world.
By Jeff Berman · August 30, 2017
Recent data from FTR and the American Trucking Associations provide in-depth insight on motor carrier and shipper market outlooks.
By MMH Staff · August 25, 2017
A proactive approach to reverse logistics can prevent labor costs from skyrocketing, while also improving customer service.
By MMH Staff · August 23, 2017
Just because maintenance processes and procedures are in place, it doesn't mean they are relevant or providing any value.
By MMH Staff · August 22, 2017
Even in a busy warehouse or distribution center, reinforcing safety measures should never take a back seat.
By Patrick Burnson · August 22, 2017
Every year, Connie recipients are recognized with the prestigious award for outstanding contributions to containerization and world trade and transportation sector and are acknowledged for their pioneering spirit in their careers, as well as for the positive example they establish for those who will be the future the industry.
By Jeff Berman · August 18, 2017
For anyone that thought CSX CEO Hunter Harrison would sit idly while his railroad is dealing with the blowback of service issues that came to light through multiple letters sent to him by the Surface Transportation Board, it is time to think again.
By Jeff Berman · August 14, 2017
Trucking industry revenues for 2016 came in at $676.2 billion, which equates into 79.8%, or basically four-fifths of total U.S. freight spend.
By Patrick Burnson · July 28, 2017
With voting by longshore workers complete, early returns show a majority of International Longshore and Warehouse Union members agreeing to a three-year contract extension with the Pacific Maritime Association.
By Jeff Berman · July 28, 2017
In recent days, there have been movements, both pro and con, relating to the December implementation of Electronic Logging Devices (ELD).
By Patrick Burnson · July 27, 2017
The Florida Ports Security and Technology Conference, taking place September 12 and 13 in Orlando, Florida, will provide an exclusive platform for major seaport security operators and world-renowned solution providers to come together and explore ways to harness and optimize protection systems.
By Patrick Burnson · July 26, 2017
​Amazon has more than 50,000 jobs available and expects to hire thousands of employees at the nation’s largest job fair

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