Logistics

By Patrick Burnson · February 27, 2017
Shippers are concerned about a labor action at East Coast ports, but analysts contend that the unions are simply leveraging their positions for pending negotiations
By Patrick Burnson · February 24, 2017
Infrastructure investments a the Port of Oakland keep being made, as the ocean cargo gateway continues to post record numbers of container throughput.
By Patrick Burnson · February 22, 2017
The Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) examined the rise of e-commerce and the future of expedited intermodal at its last annual conference, and will likely address the issue in greater detail throughout the year.
<p>This is a still from a 3D render of one of Bastian Solutions’ latest concepts, an automated guided vehicle (AGV) carrying a robot that picks product and builds mixed case pallets.</p> By Josh Bond · February 21, 2017
Combining the capabilities of integrators and forklift makers will pool expertise among manufacturing, designing and servicing a variety of intralogistics systems.
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.
WEBCAST
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 MMH Staff · February 6, 2017
Standards initiative workgroups restructured following success of standards adoption, basic education work.

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