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By Jeff Berman · November 15, 2016
After turning a fiscal third quarter operating profit, or what would have been a profit save for a change in an accounting estimate, financial hardship remains intact for the United States Postal Service (USPS). And that comes in the form of the USPS stating earlier today it posted a Fiscal Year 2016 net loss of roughly $5.6 billion, which is steeper than a $5.1 billion net loss for Fiscal Year 2015.
By MMH Staff · November 15, 2016
How to delight buyers, drive sales and capitalize on the high-growth online channel.
By Bob Trebilcock · November 13, 2016
It really does feel like the dawn of a new era for the industry
By Jeff Berman · November 10, 2016
One of the things President-Elect Donald Trump made clear in his acceptance speech was that a national commitment to infrastructure cannot be ignored or overlooked.
By Michael Levans · November 8, 2016
One of the many benefits that Modern is able to bring to warehouse and distribution center professionals is its ability to tap into Peerless Research Group (PRG), our in-house division that has the power to survey more than 80,000 readers to offer the most comprehensive market snapshots available.
By Jeff Berman · November 7, 2016
Many times before in this space, especially in 2016, I have talked about the economy, specifically as it relates to the freight transportation and logistics sectors. And more often than not, the conclusions found center around the theme that more needs to happen, and even though the economy is “recovering,” it is not happening at enough of a quick clip.
By Bob Trebilcock · October 31, 2016
Now in its third year, ISM and Thomasnet are opening up the 30 Under 30 nominations to a global audience.
By Bob Trebilcock · October 25, 2016
Partnership will create the U.S. digital supply chain
By Bob Trebilcock · October 24, 2016
At its annual meeting, the industry association introduced new initiatives aimed at getting closer to the customer.
By Jeff Berman · October 21, 2016
Many things pertaining to both the freight economy and general economy remain consistently inconsistent for lack of a better description. That was spelled out in two very reliable monthly freight-based data sources earlier this week, the American Trucking Associations monthly truck tonnage index and the Cass Freight Index Report.
By Patrick Burnson · October 21, 2016
Management consultants at McKinsey & Company, maintain that the parcel market in the U.S. is set to double by 2025, with Same-day delivery and instant delivery to accounting for one-fifth of the demand.
By Patrick Burnson · October 17, 2016
Just a little more than one year ago, the ports of Seattle and Tacoma joined together to launch The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) – an unprecedented demonstration of regional solidarity.
By Jeff Berman · October 14, 2016
While the current state of affairs for trucking may be viewed as, say, stagnant, mundane, uneven, or some other less than flattering term, it appears that the mode’s future is actually quite bright, especially when compared to others.
By Jeff Berman · October 13, 2016
Somewhat lost in the shuffle in this Presidential election season perhaps like no other we have witnessed in our lifetimes, for a whole host of reasons, has been the onus, or lack thereof, of where each candidate stands on their respective plans to fix and repair the nation’s crumbling infrastructure, specifically transportation infrastructure.
By MMH Staff · October 7, 2016
Looming deadlines require the wider organization to understand challenges and risks of the new standard, and how functions within the organization must adapt.

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