Logistics

By Patrick Burnson · February 16, 2017
The South Carolina Ports Authority reported an 8 percent increase in container volume since its fiscal year began in July.
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By LM Staff · February 14, 2017
During this webcast presenters will give an overview of APICS and the new Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) designation. Learn how the CLTD program can help you stay on top of current trends and advance your career.
By MMH Staff · February 14, 2017
Valued at $35.3 billion in 2014, the market is projected to expand to $55.9 billion in five years.
By MMH Staff · February 8, 2017
Bridging the gap between the order management and warehouse management systems can maximize routes, deliveries, and customers’ experience.
By Patrick Burnson · February 8, 2017
NavisWorld -- a bi-annual conference providing port terminal operators with insights to optimize the movement of containers through their facilities with the use of advanced technology and other innovations – will also focus on e-commerce this year.
By Patrick Burnson · February 8, 2017
Nearly 20% of all leasing activity for ‘big box’ transactions (over 500,00 square feet) from 2010 to 2016 were centered around e-commerce.
By MMH Staff · February 8, 2017
Initial focus will be industrial storage and retrieval hardware and software business before expanding into integrated systems.
By MMH Staff · February 8, 2017
Facility to support demand for pallet shuttle automated storage and retrieval systems.
By Patrick Burnson · February 7, 2017
A recent report released by Resilinc, a California-based cloud provider of supply chain resilience and risk management intelligence and analytics, has special relevance for logistics managers evaluating “near-shoring.”
By Patrick Burnson · February 7, 2017
A new report released by the London-based think tank, Transport Intelligence (Ti) notes that the logistics industry has undergone a “transformation” with a dramatic shift in service sector domination.
By Patrick Burnson · February 6, 2017
As we note in the news section, a small regional airport will help handle the demand from Amazon Prime members for just-in-time delivery. At the same time, it will generate badly-needed jobs.
By MMH Staff · February 6, 2017
Standards initiative workgroups restructured following success of standards adoption, basic education work.
By Patrick Burnson · February 6, 2017
According to a new report from CBRE Group, Inc., there’s been a proliferation of warehouses spanning 1 million sq. ft. or larger across the nation. And while “last mile” carriers receive most of the attention these days, the traditional heavyweights are behind much of this growth.
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 Patrick Burnson · January 31, 2017
A senior researcher for IHS Markit observes that 2016 was a disappointing year for automation sales, but expects that trend to be reversed

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