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By Jeff Berman · November 15, 2016
October shipments––at 982,387––were up 5.6 percent compared to September and up 7.4 percent annually for its fastest pace since February, as well as marking the fourth straight month of import growth.
By LM Staff · November 15, 2016
October spot market freight volume was up 1.8 percent over September and was paced by an 11 percent volume gain on the flatbed freight side, while van volume fell 0.6 percent and reefers were down 4.0 percent from September to October, said DAT.
By Jeff Berman · November 14, 2016
Following the announcement to authorize a strike vote last month, union-represented aircraft mechanics and other workers for UPS made that initiative official today.
By Patrick Burnson · November 14, 2016
Global economic growth may remain stuck in low gear for several more years, though a worldwide recession is unlikely, according to the third quarter Global Risk Service report from IHS Markit.
By Bob Trebilcock · November 14, 2016
Earlier this month, the KION Group announced that it had successfully completed the acquisition of Dematic. In the announcement, Gordon Riske, chief executive officer of KION Group AG, said that it marked the dawn of a new era for his company, Dematic and their combined companies.
By Bob Trebilcock · November 14, 2016
Assessments benchmark system efficiency and safety to maximize return on automation investments
By Josh Bond · November 11, 2016
New low-power, wide-area technology to bring the IoT to a new generation of devices and markets.
By Josh Bond · November 11, 2016
Siemens highlights solutions designed to remove risk and cost from mechatronics design and maintenance.
By LM Staff · November 11, 2016
September’s Freight TSI at 121.5 was 2.6 percent below the all-time high of 124.7 recorded in July 2016 and 28.2 percent above the recent low of 94.8 recorded in April 2009. On a year-to-date basis through September, freight shipments are up 0.1 percent.
By LM Staff · November 11, 2016
Carloads fell 0.4 percent to 271,262, and intermodal containers and trailers were up 1.7 percent at 272,115.
By MMH Staff · November 10, 2016
Orders and shipments remain strong following record month.
By Jeff Berman · November 10, 2016
UPS said earlier today it will break ground on a $400 million Atlanta-based regional package sorting hub, which will be located on the west side of the city. This hub is part of the company’s multi-year investment plan to modernize and expand its global network, which also includes other new facilities and acquiring new cargo aircraft.
By MMH Staff · November 10, 2016
Survey reveals half of consumers are not planning to shop Black Friday this holiday season.
By MMH Staff · November 10, 2016
Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) serialization and item-level traceability requirements set to take effect in 2017 and 2023.
By Jeff Berman · November 9, 2016
Gains in United States-bound retail imports are expected with the holiday shopping season now officially underway, according to the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report issued this week by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and maritime consultancy Hackett Associates.

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