Logistics

By MMH Staff · January 19, 2017
New vertical carousel to combine logistics training with hands-on learning.
By MMH Staff · January 19, 2017
How minor computer issues can have knock-on effects that cause severe operational disruption upstream and down.
By MMH Staff · January 18, 2017
Former CEO of Swisslog Holding AG began his career in 1984.
<p>Norm Kukuk, executive vice president of marketing for ORBIS Corporation, and new chairman of the board of directors for RPA.</p> By Josh Bond · January 13, 2017
20-year reusable packaging industry veteran Norm Kukuk named chairman of the board of directors.
By Patrick Burnson · January 10, 2017
Loaded shipping container volume reached an all-time high at the Port of Oakland in 2016. The port reports that it handled the equivalent of 1.83 million loaded Twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU) last year. That was up 7.6 percent from 2015, topping the previous record of 1.82 million 20-footers set in 2013.
By Patrick Burnson · January 9, 2017
The industrial market, fueled by the rapid growth of e-commerce, has been the juggernaut of U.S. commercial real estate in recent years.
By MMH Staff · January 5, 2017
Inaugural Toyota Material Handling North America University program selects proposals including research into forklift operator behaviors and the Internet of Things.
By MMH Staff · January 4, 2017
Acquisition expands Descartes’ content solutions with comprehensive logistics trade data.
By MMH Staff · December 23, 2016
For all the political turmoil across the globe, 2016 was by all accounts very good for the supply chain, which saw acquisitions, investments, technological advancements and record growth.
By MMH Staff · December 22, 2016
To take place at Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show 2017, events will cover secotrs including industrial automation, power transmission and logistics systems and equipment.
By Jeff Berman · December 8, 2016
The industrial real estate firm pointed to myriad factors for better than good market conditions in 2016, which it said are likely to continue in 2017, including: low interest rates, strong consumer spending, and e-commerce activity continuing to heat up. And on top of that JLL cited how potential future infrastructure investment, coupled with continued company expansion, could serve as demand drivers for future warehouse and distribution center development, too.
By MMH Staff · December 8, 2016
For both the global and North American lists, combined space under management is up more than 8.1%, as compared to the previous year's 6% global growth and 4% North American increase.
By MMH Staff · December 6, 2016
To support ongoing growth, the new facility is three times larger.
By Patrick Burnson · December 5, 2016
The outlook is stable for U.S. transportation infrastructure headed into next year though the sector is not without its uncertainties, part of which stem from the new Presidential administration’s plans for infrastructure according to Fitch Ratings in its 2017 outlook report.
By Patrick Burnson · November 28, 2016
As noted in reports generated at the recent annual meeting of the American Association of Port Authorities, there’s been a new effort by many members to establish more “granular” details on container throughput.

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