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By Peter Moore · January 11, 2018
Despite decades of improvement in our transportation management systems (TMS), we still have not yet fully realized the value of these systems unless we’ve grasped the concept of settlement” and not just “freight payment.”
By Patrick Burnson · January 11, 2018

By Jeff Berman · January 11, 2018
At its core, Seller Flex is geared toward making more products available with free, two-day delivery while helping to relieve overcrowded warehouses.
By Michael Levans · January 11, 2018
As we have since 2005, we charge into the New Year with our annual “Rate Outlook” cover story and corresponding Webcast where we round up the top analysts in each mode—trucking, air, ocean, rail/intermodal, parcel—to offer the most comprehensive snapshot available of what shippers can expect in terms of freight rates and capacity.
By Peter Moore · October 31, 2017
For shippers, the lack of pricing regulation in the various modes they’re dependent upon is causing an increasingly worrisome financial squeeze.
By Mike Levans · October 31, 2017
We tend to take it for granted, and it’s not until you stop and really digest some of the numbers that you realize just how dominant trucking is as a mode of freight transportation in the United States.
By Michael Levans · October 10, 2017
Find out the latest news on innovation in the Materials Handling industry for the month of October 2017.
By MMH Staff · October 9, 2017
The system can handle up to 2,500 pounds and travel more than 300 feet per minute, improving material delivery.
By Josh Bond · September 5, 2017
No picking technology can do everything, so it’s important to let the profiles of SKUs and orders pick the right solution.
By Josh Bond · September 5, 2017
Manufacturer moves parts through facility with robots and moves humans to value-added tasks.
By Josh Bond · September 5, 2017
Pallets, one of the oldest links in the supply chain, are poised to deliver far more than product as they evolve into a connected world.
By Josh Bond · September 5, 2017
As batteries are shuffled around a fleet, any hope of tracking them—or their abusers—is lost. Or, is it?
By Sara Pearson Specter · September 5, 2017
A new closure device is allowing for repeated and damage-free reuse of corrugated cartons.
By Phil R. Hebert, Senex Associates · August 24, 2017
Your MRO Warehouse layout and maintenance is a reflection of your company’s attitude about its business. In a pre-award audit of your facility, would prospective customers/clients be favorably impressed, or would you be the cause of the lost business because you’ve got a mess going on?
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.

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