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By Jeff Berman · July 29, 2015
Non asset-based third-party logistics services provider Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc. (RRTS) said this week it has acquired El Paso, Texas-based Stagecoach Cartage and Distribution for $35 million along with an earn-out at $5 million.
By MMH Staff · July 29, 2015
The new name better represents how the company strategically partners with customers on lifecycle planning to maximize return on investment.
By MMH Staff · July 28, 2015
PMMI used the EXPO PACK México stage to announce that beginning in 2017, EXPO PACK Guadalajara and EXPO PACK México will alternate years.
By Patrick Burnson · July 28, 2015
Matson, Inc., a leading U.S. carrier in the Pacific, is moving quickly to fund improvements in its new Alaska operations following its May 29 acquisition of Horizon Lines' Alaska services.
By Jeff Berman · July 28, 2015
Josh Green, CEO of Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers, said despite the recent trends coming out of China, it is important to remember is that on a big picture level, its impact on the global economy is big and growing.
By LM Staff · July 28, 2015
Diesel gasoline’s average price per gallon dropped for the ninth week in a row, according to data issued by the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA) this week.
By Jeff Berman · July 28, 2015
Citing currency exchange rates and lower fuel surcharges, second quarter revenue for transportation and logistics titan UPS dropped 1.2 percent to $14.1 billion, the Atlanta-based company reported today. Even though revenue was slightly down, earnings per share saw a 12 percent annual gain at $1.35, which was above Wall Street estimates of $1.27.
By Patrick Burnson · July 27, 2015
The U.S. Department of State maintained Thailand’s Tier 3 ranking, the lowest category, in its annual Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report, which was released this week.
By MMH Staff · July 27, 2015
This one-day WERC educational and networking event will be held at the Grapevine Convention Center in Grapevine outside Dallas on Tuesday, October 13.
By MMH Staff · July 27, 2015
HyPulsion was founded by Plug Power and Air Liquide in 2012 to build the adoption of hydrogen and fuel cells in Europe. Plug Power is now poised to convert the $20 billion European material handling lift truck market to hydrogen fuel cell power.
By MMH Staff · July 27, 2015
Widely known as the “father of robotics,” Engelberger launched the world’s first robotics company, Unimation, in 1956.
By MMH Staff · July 27, 2015
Volume was up 34 percent from $7.1 billion in May. Year to date, cumulative new business volume increased 9 percent compared to 2014.
By MMH Staff · July 27, 2015
U.S. industrial manufacturers push pause on spending plans, according to PwC’s Q2 2015 Manufacturing Barometer.
By MMH Staff · July 27, 2015
The transaction combines complementary strengths to create more competitive and comprehensive materials handling solutions for customers.
By Jeff Berman · July 24, 2015
Regardless of how it gets done, an emphasis on high-level data quality and management needs attention from both shippers and providers.

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