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By Jeff Berman · August 18, 2015
Seasonally-adjusted (SA) for-hire truck tonnage in July was up 2.8 percent compared to June at 135.0 (2000=100) and marked its second-highest monthly reading ever, next to January’s 135.8.
By Jeff Berman · August 18, 2015
Volumes were decidedly mixed at the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and the Port of Long Beach (POLB) in July.
By Jeff Berman · August 18, 2015
Following an announcement made it made earlier this month, the European Commission said late last week that it has pushed back its previous deadline of December 8 to January 13 in regards to FedEx’ planned acquisition of Netherlands-based TNT-NV.
By Jeff Berman · August 17, 2015
The most recent in which could be described as a series of large-scale global 3PL (third-party logistics) acquisitions was announced today, with Geodis, a $6.1 billion France-based 3PL saying it has entered into an agreement to acquire Brentwood, Tennessee-based $1.3 billion OHL (formerly known as Ozburn Hessey Logistics).
By John D. Schulz · August 17, 2015
Unless you’re a major oil company or in the oil exploration business, the precipitous fall in the price of crude oil is providing a major and unexpected financial dividend. Truck shippers, in particular, are reaping a windfall as their fuel surcharges are dropping like leaves in the autumn breeze.
By MMH Staff · August 14, 2015
Company's fourth location intended to tap large technical labor pool.
By MMH Staff · August 14, 2015
Denver-based healthcare automation provider celebrates ten decades of technology innovation from its humble beginnings in 1915 to becoming the leading supplier of pneumatic tube systems in hospitals – and all of its milestones along the way.
By LM Staff · August 14, 2015
July lived up to its reputation as a slow month for freight activity, based on the results of the most recent edition of the Cass Freight Index Report from Cass Information Systems.
By Jeff Berman · August 13, 2015
GT Nexus offers a global order management system that coordinates commerce across partners, and it enables retail, manufacturing, and fashion shippers to collaborate with suppliers so they can manage and optimize shipments to customers, DCs, and retail outlets to meet demand.
By LM Staff · August 13, 2015
Carloads were down 4.4 percent annually at 288,460 and were below the week ending August 1 at 289,657 and ahead of the week ending July 25 at 286,660.
By LM Staff · August 13, 2015
The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported this week that its Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) dropped 0.3 percent from May to June, following a 0.8 percent increase from April to May and a 1.8 percent decline from March to April.
By MMH Staff · August 12, 2015
Acquisition intended to create one of the largest packaging tool repair facilities in the Midwest.
By LM Staff · August 11, 2015
At an average of $2.617 per gallon, the price was down 5.1 cents compared to last week, with prices dropping a cumulative 29.7 cents going back to the week of May 25, when the average price was at $2.914 per gallon.
By Jeff Berman · August 11, 2015
Over the last several months, there has been a spate of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity centered around deals with an emphasis on large truckload brokerages. On the surface deals like these makes sense for more than a few reasons, given the vast carrier reach that the large brokerages have, coupled with strong technology platforms, and shipper relationships across a wide swath of industries.
By MMH Staff · August 10, 2015
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