Logistics

By Patrick Burnson · August 23, 2017
AS NAFTA renegotiations get underway, BDO shared a few insights on risk mitigation with LM readers. Eskander Yavar, national leader of BDO Management Advisory Services, provides answers in this exclusive interview.
By Patrick Burnson · August 23, 2017
Descartes Systems Group, a global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that it had acquired MacroPoint, LLC, earlier this month, LM learned that there would be implications for shippers reliant upon the cold chain chain.
By Patrick Burnson · August 22, 2017
TOTE recently announced its intention to establish a new domestic shipping service to Hawai’i. The company is working with Philly Shipyard to construct four new environmentally advanced containerships, custom built for the trade.
By Patrick Burnson · August 22, 2017
Every year, Connie recipients are recognized with the prestigious award for outstanding contributions to containerization and world trade and transportation sector and are acknowledged for their pioneering spirit in their careers, as well as for the positive example they establish for those who will be the future the industry.
By Patrick Burnson · August 21, 2017
Less than a year since launching its unique “digital solution” for ocean cargo container throughput, the Port of Los Angeles and GE Transportation are expanding the program to include all terminals and shipping lines.
By Jeff Berman · August 21, 2017
Express delivery and logistics services provider DHL recently announced it has opened a new $6.2 million, 50,000 square-foot facility in Carrollton, Texas, which will serve the East Dallas area. This is the company’s second Dallas area-based facility.
By Patrick Burnson · August 14, 2017
Port of Oakland maritime officials anticipate a five-year run of record cargo volume beginning next year. By 2022, the port expects to handle the equivalent of 2.6 million 20-foot containers (TEUs) annually.
By MMH Staff · August 11, 2017
In the slightly modified category "Integrated Warehouse Solution," the focus is not on the vehicles but on planning and implementation expertise.
By Patrick Burnson · August 2, 2017
Resilinc, a California-based cloud provider of supply chain resilience and risk management intelligence and analytics has announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office granted their patent for analyzing supply chain vulnerability metrics such as risk score and impact and presenting it via interactive maps and dashboards, using supplier intelligence collected via a networked solution and platform.
By MMH Staff · August 1, 2017
Walmart to expand use of hydrogen fuel cells in its distribution center material handling fleet by $80 million.
By MMH Staff · July 31, 2017
From forklifts to mobile picking robots to automated last-mile delivery, new technologies will either perish or they will reshape the industry.
By Jeff Berman · July 26, 2017
New research report suggests that because Amazon "will never stop innovating or taking risks," retailers continue to struggle to compete.
By Patrick Burnson · July 26, 2017
​Amazon has more than 50,000 jobs available and expects to hire thousands of employees at the nation’s largest job fair
By Patrick Burnson · July 26, 2017
PierPass Inc. today announced that its OffPeak program has diverted more than 40 million truck trips out of weekday daytime traffic in the Los Angeles area since the program began 12 years ago this week.
By Patrick Burnson · July 19, 2017
Kuebix, creator of a transportation management systems (TMS) providing shipping intelligence, recently partnered with SimpliShip International Freight Rate API to manage all freight modes and providers on one cloud-based platform.

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