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By Jeff Berman · February 3, 2017
The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—was 56.5 in January (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth), which was down 0.1 percent from December.
By Jeff Berman · February 3, 2017
While the third quarter of 2016, marked the second straight quarter total intermodal volumes declined on the heels of 25 consecutive quarters of growth, the fourth quarter returned to growth mode, albeit barely, according to data in the 2016 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Report issued this week by the Intermodal Association of North America
By MMH Staff · February 2, 2017
To align with market changes and customer needs, Toyota Industries Corporation (TICO) has created a new business division to manage North American activities in the area of logistics solutions named “Toyota Advanced Logistics Solutions” (TALS). TALS shall be operated separately from the forklift business, except for coordination in strategic areas as appropriate.
By LM Staff · February 2, 2017
YRC Freight and YRC Regional, collectively the second- and seventh-largest less-than-truckload carriers in the nation, have made field operational organizational changes for better efficiency and safety oversight, effective Feb. 1.
By Jeff Berman · February 2, 2017
While heading down in recent years, the capital expenditures outlay made by United States freight railroads, specifically Class Is, still remains very impressive. That was made clear in data issued by the Association of American Railroads (AAR) this week, which put the estimated tally for U.S. railroads investment on maintaining and upgrading “the nation’s private rail network” at $22 billion.
By MMH Staff · February 2, 2017
The organizations involved in the 2017 PACK EXPO East Partner Program include: AIM, Contract Packaging Association (CPA), Midwest Food Products Association (MWFPA), and OMAC (The Organization for Machine Automation and Control).
By MMH Staff · February 1, 2017
More than 165 PMMI members to represent North American market in Düsseldorf, Germany.
By Patrick Burnson · February 1, 2017
ProcureCon’s Annual CPO Study released today indicates that procurement is looking forward to greater levels of automation, Big Data utilization, and more internal client-friendly sourcing tools.
By Jeff Berman · February 1, 2017
The January PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure growth, was up 1.5 percent over December by 1.5 percent at 56.0 (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth) and its highest reading since November 2014’s 57.6.
By John Schulz · February 1, 2017
Roadrunner Transportation Services (RRTS), an asset-light conglomerate of logistics companies that collectively ranks as the 14th-largest less-than-truckload carrier in the nation with previously stated revenue in excess of $500 million, is caught in the middle of an accounting fiasco.
By Jeff Berman · February 1, 2017
The January PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure growth, was up 1.5 percent over December at 56.0 (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth) and its highest reading since November 2014’s 57.6.
By MMH Staff · February 1, 2017
Forklift manufacturer to help send a child and his family on a dream trip to Hawaii.
By Jeff Berman · February 1, 2017
Chicago-based project44, a technology services provider offering standardized, secure Web service API (application programming interfaces) integrations enabling 3PLs and shippers to connect with carriers in real time, said this week it has launched the second generation of its supply chain visibility platform.
By MMH Staff · February 1, 2017
February 19-25 week of activities to introduce young people to the value of STEM learning and careers.
By Sara Pearson Specter · February 1, 2017
Plan now for ProMat 2017: Two halls, record number of exhibitors

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