Logistics

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.
By MMH Staff · November 28, 2016
Awards to honor individuals and organizations that demonstrate significant contributions to automatic identification and data capture technologies.
By Patrick Burnson · November 21, 2016
The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) recently sent a multi-faceted document to President-Elect Donald Trump’s transition team, outlining strategic investments in seaports and related freight transportation assets...thereby helping U.S. businesses better compete in markets at home and abroad.
WEBCAST
By LM Staff · November 14, 2016
Join us for a journey through time to see where retailers are going to make last mile delivery planning changes and find out how you can cut transportation costs and offer competitive delivery options with your existing resources.
By Josh Bond · November 11, 2016
Siemens highlights solutions designed to remove risk and cost from mechatronics design and maintenance.
By Patrick Burnson · November 8, 2016
Armstrong & Associates share new observations and insights gleaned from the recent conference in Chicago
WEBCAST
By LM Staff · November 7, 2016
During this webcast we'll examine some of the more advanced capabilities a transportation management system holds that are rarely utilized. You'll see comparison savings between technology-only users and managed service professionals using the same TMS.
By MMH Staff · November 6, 2016
Market grapples with changing consumer demographics, regulatory issues, the need for cost containment, advances in 3D printing and updating legacy lines.
By Patrick Burnson · November 4, 2016
Logistics managers trying to make sense of the recent disruptions in the ocean cargo marketplace may expect more change to come, say industry analysts.
By MMH Staff · November 1, 2016
KION group announces new segments and executive appointments, now employs more than 30,000 globally.
By Patrick Burnson · October 31, 2016
K Line, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd., and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha have agreed for form a joint venture company

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