Logistics

By Patrick Burnson · December 4, 2017
While the nation’s air cargo industry remains strong, several indicators suggest that demand may have passed the growth peak.
By Patrick Burnson · December 1, 2017
A substantial piece of this city’s decommissioned Army Base just got new life. Port of Oakland Commissioners recently gave final OK to a plan that re-invents the site as a Seaport Logistics Complex.
By Patrick Burnson · December 1, 2017
A prominent industry analyst has observed that that 2018 is expected to be a much better year for railroads and shippers who rely on them.
By MMH Staff · November 29, 2017
ALAN coordinates hundreds of supply chain businesses worldwide that volunteer resources to help move goods to communities affected by disaster.
By MMH Staff · November 29, 2017
Global environmental disclosure platform recognizes Brambles as one of the six global leaders in fighting supply-chain deforestation.
By MMH Staff · November 24, 2017
Mathew Reiffel, operations manager for Americold Logistics, will attend the 2018 Global Cold Chain Expo, 25-27 June in Chicago to compete with other young leaders from around the world for the GCCA NextGen Award.
By Patrick Burnson · November 22, 2017
After much anticipation, “a trucker’s market” is due to finally arrive in 2018, says Stifel Nicolaus trucking analyst John Larkin, although he cautions that supply and demand is tight across the industry as the domestic economy continues to grow at a slow, steady pace.
By MMH Staff · November 21, 2017
New facility to accommodate 200 new IT positions focused on application engineering development.
By Jeff Berman · November 15, 2017
Online sales create instant short-term demand for warehouse and distribution center space, a potential headache for retailers.
By Patrick Burnson · November 13, 2017
During the past four years, use of analytics to mitigate third-party supply chain fraud, waste, and abuse risk has jumped to 35 percent in 2017 from 25.2 percent in 2014, according to a Deloitte poll.
By MMH Staff · November 10, 2017
A third of manufacturers surveyed say they established their IIoT solutions in the past year, and 98% of adopters say their IIoT solutions are very or somewhat important for their company.
By Patrick Burnson · November 10, 2017
Port Commissioners have given initial approval to a landmark deal with CenterPoint Properties for a logistics center at the former decommissioned Army base.
By Patrick Burnson · November 9, 2017
XVELA, a cloud collaboration platform for ocean carriers and terminal operators, recently announced that Ocean Network Express Pte. Ltd. (“ONE”) has selected XVELA’s next-generation Collaborative Stowage solution to meet its stowage planning needs.
By MMH Staff · November 9, 2017
Only 5% of companies are considered truly “intelligent” enterprises, leveraging ties between physical and digital worlds for better visibility and actionable insights.
By Patrick Burnson · November 9, 2017
A group of leading ports from around the globe wrapped up a two-day meeting in Los Angeles this week as part of a maritime collaboration called chainPORT, a global initiative established in 2015 to digitally connect ports worldwide and boost efficiency within the global maritime supply chain.

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