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By LM Staff · December 2, 2016
Carloads were off 0.4 percent annually at 229,866, and intermodal container and trailer volumes rose 1.6 percent to 222,893.
By MMH Staff · December 1, 2016
Following contraction in 2015, third quarter of 2016 saw shipments increase by 10% over the same period last year.
By MMH Staff · December 1, 2016
Bringing 25 years of manufacturing, marketing, sales and new business experience, Todd Mathes to lead manufacturing, supply chain for plastics operations.
By Jeff Berman · December 1, 2016
The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure growth, was 53.2 in November, which was 1.3 percent ahead of October, while growing for the third straight month, as well as the highest level the PMI has reached, going back to February 2015’s 53.3. And the November PMI was 2.2 percent above the 12-month average of 51.0, with the over all economy growing for the 90th consecutive month.
By Jeff Berman · December 1, 2016
The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure growth, was 53.2 in November, which was 1.3 percent ahead of October, while growing for the third straight month, as well as the highest level the PMI has reached, going back to February 2015’s 53.3 and a five-month high going back to July's 52.6. And the November PMI was 2.2 percent above the 12-month average of 51.0, with the over all economy growing for the 90th consecutive month.
By MMH Staff · December 1, 2016
The review includes updates on Brambles’ 2020 Sustainability Goals, which are based on the company’s sustainability framework and are closely aligned with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.
By MMH Staff · November 30, 2016
Acquisition of providers of configuration software packages and sensors intended to serve automotive, consumer electronics and logistics markets.
By LM Staff · November 30, 2016
The September SCI fell 3 points in September to -2.4, coming off of low positive growth in August.
By LM Staff · November 30, 2016
This followed a 0.7 percent increase in August, which marks the only monthly increase going back to December 2014.
By Patrick Burnson · November 29, 2016
Leaders of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) gathered in Lima, Peru, just after Donald Trump’s stunning victory in the U.S. presidential election earlier this month to regroup—and perhaps rethink—free trade alternatives for the coming year.
By Patrick Burnson · November 29, 2016
Moving its applications from its on-premises data centers to the AWS Cloud has helped Matson achieve faster performance, increased reliability and security, and IT infrastructure cost savings.
By MMH Staff · November 29, 2016
Swisslog Warehouse and Distribution Solutions acquired Forte in April 2015 and PAS in April 2016.
By John D. Schulz · November 29, 2016
According to widespread media reports, Elaine Chao, 63, who was deputy Transportation Secretary under George H.W. Bush and served all eight years in the cabinet of George W. Bush as the first Asian-American woman appointed to a cabinet post, is Trump’s choice as Transportation Secretary. She was Labor Secretary under the younger Bush.
By Jeff Berman · November 29, 2016
While the possibility of a prolonged work stoppage for 250 pilots at ABX Air, a subsidiary of Air Transport Services Group, loomed large when they went on strike on Tuesday, November 22, it was short-lived following a court ruling the next day.
By Jeff Berman · November 29, 2016
Taking steps to further expand its presence in Canada, non asset-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider Transplace said this week it has acquired Oakville, Ontario-based 3PL Lakeside Logistics.

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