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By MMH Staff · July 9, 2015
Companies to collaborate on a complementary, end-to-end platform to meet the demands of the modern distribution center.
By Patrick Burnson · July 9, 2015
A toxic mixture of overcapacity, weak demand and aggressive commercial pricing is threatening liner shipping industry profitability for the rest of 2015, according to the Container Forecaster report published by global shipping consultancy Drewry.
By MMH Staff · July 9, 2015
Shipments down from April, but up by 1.4% from the same month last year.
By Jeff Berman · July 8, 2015
Spurred on by expected volume gains due to what is expected to be a hectic back-to-school season, United States-based retail container ports are expected to see decent volume gains in the coming months. That is the working thesis of the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation (NRF) and maritime consultancy Hackett Associates.
By Patrick Burnson · July 8, 2015
The container-shipping industry has been highly unprofitable over the past five years, note analysts with McKinsey & Company. Making things worse, earnings have been exceptionally volatile.
By Jeff Berman · July 8, 2015
The company said standard service times for service into and out of Louisville will be 1-to-2 days in most parts of its direct service area, adding that shipper customers with freight in Pitt Ohio’s current direct coverage area destined for Louisville will be able to begin scheduling pickups on Friday, August 14.
By Jeff Berman · July 7, 2015
Annual transportation cost increases of $15.5 billion, an increase of 14%, have reversed other supply chain cost-saving efforts.
By MMH Staff · July 7, 2015
Former CEO Pickard retires after 34 years at helm in Canada; operations manager Trigatti assumes role of president.
By Jeff Berman · July 7, 2015
A recent report published by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and the Grocery Manufacturers Association makes clear the supply chain challenges consumer packaged goods (CPG) shippers are up against, with some of these challenges, specifically transportation-related ones, gaining traction in recent years.
By LM Staff · July 7, 2015
At $2.832 per gallon, the average price per gallon was down 1.1 cents, following drops of 1.6 and 1.1 cents the previous two weeks and a cumulative 8.2 cent cumulative drop over the last six weeks.
By MMH Staff · July 6, 2015
Pack Expo Las Vegas celebrates its 20th anniversary and growth of both the expo and the industries it serves.
By Jeff Berman · July 6, 2015
The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—was 56.0 in June, which edged out May by 0.3 percent.
By Jeff Berman · July 6, 2015
The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—was 56.0 in June, which edged out May by 0.3 percent.
By MMH Staff · July 2, 2015
After 53 years in Jonesboro, Ark., the company will add new manufacturing capabilities and 75 permanent jobs.
By Jeff Berman · July 2, 2015
AAR reported that June intermodal volume–at 1,117,149 containers and trailers–was up 3.7 percent, or 39,797 units, annually, which now stands as the highest-volume rail intermodal month ever recorded, according to AAR data.

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