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By Michael Levans · January 31, 2017
While we’re all getting sick of hearing the term “uncertainty,” in the vitally important global logistics arena there’s always been—and always will be—a cloud of doubt hanging over the head of the logistic professional charged with moving freight to, from and throughout distant lands
By Dick Armstrong - Chairman and CEO of Armstrong & Associates · January 31, 2017
Global shippers need to keep in mind that supply chain management capabilities—even those managed by the most expansive global 3PLs—vary greatly between countries
By Peter Moore · January 30, 2017
The ocean cargo industry continues to be in turmoil, with some spot rates inching up countered by still more capacity tempering rate hikes in many key lanes.
By Josh Bond · January 12, 2017
A migration from Windows to fully rugged Android devices frees up time and money for business growth
By Mike Levans · January 10, 2017
Following LM tradition, we start off the New Year with our annual “Rate Outlook” cover story and subsequent Webcast
By Derik Andreoli · January 10, 2017

By Leo Reddy - Chair and CEO, Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) · December 14, 2016
To reap the full benefits of certifications, industry and academia have to continue to enhance their support.
By MMH Staff · December 14, 2016
Modern Materials Handling sat down with David Krebs, Executive Vice President, Enterprise Mobility & Connected Devices, to talk about mobile technology and it's use in the warehouse environments
By Mike Levans · December 6, 2016
As we have for the past five Decembers, we’ve removed ourselves from the end-of-year prediction approach and have instead put together an online educational experience that offers practical advice to help shippers improve logistics planning for the coming year.
By Sara Pearson Specter · December 2, 2016
Metal, paper, composite wood pallets fill niche needs in unit-load handling.
By Sara Pearson Specter · November 8, 2016
Automated opening, marking and sealing of shipping pouch bags boosts productivity while reducing shipper costs. Advantages of Polybag in the warehouse
By MMH Staff · November 8, 2016
CEO of Paladin Supply Chain Solutions, Jerry has more than 39 years of experience in distribution, logistics and supply chain management. His duties include Consulting in DC optimization, automation and technology and supply chain strategy, development and implementation.
By Michael Levans · November 3, 2016
The results of our “2016 Warehouse & Distribution Center (DC) Operations Survey” go a long way in proving the old inspirational quote: “When the going gets tough, the tough get going.”
By Derik Andreoli · November 2, 2016
Over the last 20 years, the volume of oil consumed per unit of real GDP has contracted on a very consistent basis; consequently, the global economy could grow at more than 2% per year without oil demand rising. Meanwhile shale oil producers—the world’s swing producers—are increasing well productivity at double-digit rates.
By Mike Levans · October 6, 2016
A wise supply chain consultant told me more than five years ago that “packaging was the final frontier of supply chain optimization.”

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