Logistics

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
By MMH Staff · January 31, 2017
Provider of warehouse execution systems and logistics software appoints new president.
By Jeff Berman · January 31, 2017
Quarterly revenue was up 5.5 percent at $16.9 billion, while earnings per share at $1.63 came in below Wall Street expectations of $1.69 and full-year earnings per share was $3.87, with full-year revenue up 4.2 percent to $60.9 billion and setting a new company record.
By MMH Staff · January 31, 2017
Report and action plan drafts open for public review and additional input until Monday, February 6, 2017.
By MMH Staff · January 30, 2017
New board chairman, vice chairman also named.
By Patrick Burnson · January 26, 2017
BPE Global develops and delivers new tool for executives
By Patrick Burnson · January 23, 2017
As SMC³ Jump Start 2017 gets underway in Atlanta this week, three prominent international trade experts will address The Logistics Technology Summit.
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.

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