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By Jeff Berman · May 1, 2017
Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman had an opportunity to speak with UPS Freight President Rich McArdle at the National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council (NASSTRAC) Annual Conference in April. McArdle provided Berman with insights and observations on various topics, including the current state of infrastructure, the need for Twin 33-foot trailers, and the economy, among other topics.
By Patrick Burnson · April 28, 2017
A new forecast and independent assessment of freighter demand has been released by the air cargo consultancy ACMG.
By LM Staff · April 28, 2017
Rail carloads rose 11.6 percent annually to 257,283, and intermodal container and trailers fell 1.3 percent annually to 257,848.
By LM Staff · April 28, 2017
United States trade with its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico increased 2.9 percent to $86.5 billion on an annual basis in February, the most recent month for which data is available, according to the Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).
By Patrick Burnson · April 27, 2017
Proposed cuts to an existing grant program would force U.S. ports to choose between issuing debt to keep capital improvements on schedule, thus raising their leverage positions, or delaying capital programs to allow cash from operations to accumulate, Fitch Ratings says.
By Jeff Berman · April 27, 2017
Earlier this month, 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, announced it rolled out new capabilities with a focus on enabling multimodal visibility across a single user interface.
By Jeff Berman · April 27, 2017
First quarter 2017 earnings for UPS were positive on various fronts, based on results issued by the Atlanta-based transportation and logistics bellwether today. Quarterly revenue at $15.3 billion was up 6.2 percent annually, and earnings per share at $1.32 rose 3.8 percent compared to the first quarter of 2016 and beat Wall Street expectations of $1.29 per share. Operating profit fell 2.1 percent to $1.784 billion.
By Jeff Berman · April 26, 2017
UAM took its long-standing partnership with FedEx to another level, with its usage of FedEx's Freight Box, which created opportunities and efficiencies UAM was lacking with its wooden pallets and boxes. The Freight Box is essentially a pre-assembled box that comes in two sizes.
By Patrick Burnson · April 26, 2017
The economic indicators certainly suggest that a fulfillment economy has already begun.
By MMH Staff · April 26, 2017
The standard outlines that anyone using a dockboard (used to bridge the gap from the facility to the truck) that was put into use starting January 17, 2017 must include side walls or another measure to prevent objects or vehicles from running off the dockboard edge.
By MMH Staff · April 26, 2017
The four-day event, April 3-6, covered 384,000 net square feet of exhibit space on two show floors at Chicago's McCormick Place with 956 exhibiting companies.
By Patrick Burnson · April 25, 2017
Dr. Walter Kemmsies, Chief Strategist for commercial real estate firm Jones Lang Lasalle told shippers convened at last week's "Women in Logistics" luncheon that "an export resurgence" can stimulate the U.S. economy.
By MMH Staff · April 25, 2017
Nearly 50 new members welcomed into PMMI’s Spring 2017 Class growing PMMI membership to more than 800 companies.
By MMH Staff · April 25, 2017
The Association for Advancing Automation (A3) has announced that the Automate 2017 show and conference broke all previous attendance records with show attendance of 12,960 people, which is a 37% increase over 2015.

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