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By John D. Schulz · December 10, 2015
The $305 billion, five-year highway spending bill passed in a rare bipartisan show of cooperation and signed by President Barack Obama on Dec. 3 is kind of like an old Clint Eastwood film. It contains the good, the bad and the ugly.
By Patrick Burnson · December 9, 2015
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that air cargo volumes rose just 0.5% in October compared to a year ago.
By Jeff Berman · December 9, 2015
The December 2015 Semiannual Economic Forecast issued yesterday by the Institute for Supply Management took on two items that have been prevalent in addressing current trends in the form of: sharply lower oil prices the strength of the U.S. dollar. Each question was presented to the ISM’s manufacturing and non-manufacturing member respondents.
By MMH Staff · December 9, 2015
Conference includes a track devoted to the use of robotics in manufacturing and logistics.
By Jeff Berman · December 9, 2015
The theme for the 2015 holiday season in terms of holiday season import cargo volumes could well be “holding steady,” according to the most recent edition of the Global Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation (NRF) and maritime consultancy Hackett Associates.
By MMH Staff · December 9, 2015
Forecast suggests domestic strength will offset global headwinds; materials handling equipment investment growth to remain weak over the next three to six months.
By Patrick Burnson · December 9, 2015
The proposed acquisition of Singapore’s APL by the French giant CMA CGM would be the largest consolidation move in the history of the container shipping industry, based on the size of the fleet operated by the acquired company, according to Alphaliner – a Paris-based think tank.
By LM Staff · December 9, 2015
With a 4.5 cent decline, the average price per gallon now stands at $2.379 which is a mere 2.7 cents above the lowest weekly average going back to June 1, 2009, when it was as $2.352 per gallon. Over this four-week stretch of declines, diesel has fallen a cumulative 12.3 cents.
By Jeff Berman · December 8, 2015
Despite what can be viewed as continually fluctuating economic conditions, the December 2015 Semiannual Economic Forecast presented an optimistic outlook for the the manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors in 2016.
By Jeff Berman · December 8, 2015
Despite what can be viewed as continually fluctuating economic conditions, the December 2015 Semiannual Economic Forecast issued by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) presented an optimistic outlook for the manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors in 2016.
By MMH Staff · December 8, 2015
Beginning in 1875, the company has a long history of significant advances in the material handling industry.
By Jeff Berman · December 8, 2015
While Norfolk Southern last week rejected an unsolicited $28.1 billion acquisition offer by Canadian Pacific, saying that CP’s indication of interest is “grossly inadequate, creates substantial regulatory risks and uncertainties that are highly likely to be overcome,” CP today offered up a rebuttal in explaining why a proposed deal would greatly benefit both Class I railroad carriers.
By MMH Staff · December 8, 2015
TIA's 1,400 members to bring their logistics expertise to disaster relief.
By MMH Staff · December 7, 2015
Inspired by the author's twin boys, Frankie Forklift and Friends features life lessons for the home and workplace.
By MMH Staff · December 7, 2015
Packaging solution provider to strengthen commitment to loose fill business in North America.

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