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By MMH Staff · April 11, 2016
February shipments up 8.5% compared to February 2015 sales.
By Jeff Berman · April 11, 2016
The proposed nearly $30 billion merger of Class I railroad heavyweights Canadian Pacific (CP) and Norfolk Southern (NS) has come to an end despite myriad repeated overtures by the former. That was the word from Calgary-based CP, with the company saying today it has officially terminated its efforts to merge with CP, coupled with withdrawing a resolution in which it had asked NS shareholders to vote in favor of good-faith negotiations between the railroads and stating that it will not make any further financial offers or overtures to meet with the NS board of directors.
By Bob Trebilcock · April 11, 2016
WMS makes its case in a waveless world.
By John D. Schulz · April 11, 2016
YRC Freight, the nation’s third-largest LTL carrier with over $3 billion in revenue, is upping the ante in the time-definite market. With the introduction of its “Accelerated” shipping option, YRC says it is cutting transit times by up to one or two days from its standard service.
By Jeff Berman · April 8, 2016
United States-bound import volumes appear to be taking steps to more normalized seasonal patterns, according to the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report issued today by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and maritime consultancy Hackett Associates.
By LM Staff · April 8, 2016
Carloads fell 14.2 percent, or 198,737, to 1,196,167, and intermodal containers and trailers were down 7.7 percent, or 104,343 units, to 1,250,925 in March.
By Patrick Burnson · April 8, 2016
For the third consecutive year, about 30 percent of Deloitte poll respondents say their companies experienced supply chain fraud, waste or abuse in the preceding year.
By Josh Bond · April 7, 2016
Winning products and technologies recognized for quantifiable and sustainable ROI, cost savings and customer satisfaction.
By Bob Trebilcock · April 7, 2016
When is a pallet more than just a pallet? When it's a service.
By Bob Trebilcock · April 7, 2016
Supply chain transformation. Software and pouch sorters. The Internet of Things. Innovation. And, sustainability. Those were the five topics that came up in Bob Trebilcock's visits with suppliers on the MODEX floor on Monday.
By MMH Staff · April 7, 2016
The award acknowledged top journalists in the materials handling industry who have reported on the vital roles robots play in today’s factories and distribution centers.
By Roberto Michel · April 7, 2016
Automation Plus (Booth 4863), a division of CSF Inc., has invented a new way to handle pallets, called the Pallet Return Device (PRDTM). The PRDTM is designed to operate in distribution center pick modules or with pick tunnels.
By Sara Pearson Specter · April 7, 2016
Building on the energy and interest clearly on display during the past three days at Modex, MHI announced that ProMat 2017 will have exhibits spread across both the South and North Hall of Chicago’s McCormick Place to accommodate a continued uptick in demand for exhibit space.
By George W. Prest · April 7, 2016
Today marks the conclusion of Modex 2016, four days of comprehensive problem solving and networking to provide solutions to the complex manufacturing and supply chain challenges faced by industry today.
By Josh Bond · April 6, 2016
Expanding on its portfolio of loop sorters, Beumer (Booth 4137) has released the new Rota-Sorter, a linear solution capable of handling a variety of items.

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