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By Josh Bond · March 24, 2017
After closing 2016 up 1.6%, the association set new records for total value of shipments.
By Jeff Berman · March 24, 2017
Earlier today, Green Bay, Wisconsin-based Schneider National, a provider of truckload, intermodal and logistics services, officially announced its much-awaited initial public offering (IPO). The IPO is comprised of 28,947,000 shares of its Class B common stock at an anticipated price between $18-$20 per share.
By LM Staff · March 24, 2017
This marks the fourth increase in the last six months and the third straight month there has been an annual increase, as well as the largest annual increase going back to September 2014.
By LM Staff · March 24, 2017
Carloads rose 4.6 percent to 246,465, and intermodal containers and trailers saw a slight 0.3 percent annual increase to 248,816.
By Josh Bond · March 23, 2017
Report outlines significant impact of e-commerce on the need for flexible packaging.
By Patrick Burnson · March 23, 2017
Port of Oakland officials say that they expect to take on upcoming changes to container shipping alliances with little disruption.
By MMH Staff · March 23, 2017
Event to include International Symposium on Robotics, Future of Automation Theater, and first ever U.S./China Robotics Forum.
By Jeff Berman · March 23, 2017
As was the case in the third quarter, progress was made, albeit at a still fairly low clip, with FRA data indicating that freight railroads now have PTC active on 16 percent of their tracks, which is up from 12 percent in the third quarter, and 9 percent in the second quarter.
By Jeff Berman · March 23, 2017
Effective early next month, FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx will roll out a new flight that connects the Liège, Belgium-based TNT European air hub to the Memphis, Tenn.-based FedEx World Hub, the company said this week.
By MMH Staff · March 23, 2017
Acquisition is intended to strengthen TICO's materials handling business and follows the acquisition of Bastian Solutions.
By MMH Staff · March 22, 2017
Navigating the digital transformation requires flexibility in mobile hardware, software and users.
By Patrick Burnson · March 22, 2017
The International Air Transport Association called on the air cargo industry to accelerate modernization and focus on delivering high quality service.
By Jeff Berman · March 22, 2017
LM Group News Editor recently spoke with Doug Waggoner, CEO of Echo Global Logistics, a non-asset based freight brokerage company and a provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management services about how 2016 ended up in the freight transportation and logistics sectors and various related topics.
By Jeff Berman · March 22, 2017
Earnings per share at $2.35 were up 22 percent but fell short of Wall Street estimates of $2.65. Revenue was up 14.4 percent at $15.0 billion, and operating income at $1.03 billion was up 17.2 percent.
By MMH Staff · March 22, 2017
Acquisition introduces packaging and scales to distributor's material handling offerings.

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