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By Michael Levans · August 4, 2017
If there’s one piece of equipment that deserves the majority of our attention for a given month it would have to be the lift truck—what we traditionally call the backbone, the workhorse, the most fundamental piece of equipment to be found in any materials handling operation.
By Peter Moore · August 3, 2017
This new generation of buyers and analysts will have more visibility into not only their own order status, but also to a rapidly evolving marketplace and the forces that are making an impact on costs and services globally.
By Patrick Burnson · August 3, 2017
AsiaInspection (AI), a global provider of quality control services for businesses importing from the Pacific Rim, maintains that logistics managers should pay more attention to risk—irrespective of region.
By Michael Levans · August 2, 2017
The staff of Logistics Management (LM) is honored to present the logistics and transportation community with the results of the “34th Annual Quest for Quality Survey.”
By Peter Moore · July 7, 2017
We’ve seen mergers of brokers and acquisitions by third-partly logistics providers (3PLs) indicating that this is a market with room for margin exploitation.
By Mike Levans · July 6, 2017
Logistics Management (LM) has once again devoted a significant portion of its July issue to putting the “Annual State of Logistics Report (SoL)” into context for logistics managers.
By Josh Bond · June 6, 2017
Some ergonomic features are basics verging on standard and others are becoming more requested.
By Michael Levans · June 6, 2017
Several years ago, executive editor Bob Trebilcock proposed a series of feature stories called The Big Picture—articles that would break out of our traditional equipment-centric and best practices coverage and focus on the broader role materials handling plays in driving larger company initiatives.
By Peter Moore · June 1, 2017
According to the Association of American Railroads (AAR), intermodal rail traffic in March 2017 jumped 21% over February totaling almost 1.3 million units, representing a 4% increase over 2016 traffic and a new record in U.S. intermodal volumes.
By Michael Levans · May 31, 2017
When you want to take a broad snapshot of the demographics of a particular industry, it’s often best to put research reports aside and simply show up to a few of that market’s bigger trade show or conferences.
By Patrick Burnson · May 31, 2017
According to “Global Logistics 2017,” a recent report released by the London think-tank Transport Intelligence (Ti), the overall contract logistics market is estimated to have grown by 3.9% in real terms in 2016.
By Bob Trebilcock · May 26, 2017
It started with materials handling systems. Now, manufacturers of subsystems, like motors, gears and drives are expanding their maintenance and services offerings.
By Mike Levans · March 28, 2017
This marks the 33rd year that Logistics Management (LM) has published the results of our “Salary Survey,” a research project conducted by Peerless Research Group (PRG) that fuels our best-read editorial feature and is the foundation of the most downloaded report that PRG produces over the course of our publishing year.
By Josh Bond · March 6, 2017
Relationships between forklift and attachment manufacturers, their customers, and packaging engineers seek to ensure optimal performance at lower costs.
By Josh Bond · March 6, 2017
Manufacturer develops a custom solution to a unique materials handling challenge.

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