Trade

By Jeff Berman · October 18, 2017
September shipments were up 4.9% annually at 976,605. While this is down compared to August’s 1,066,698, the annual improvement is ahead of August’s 2.2% annual spread.
By Jeff Berman · July 17, 2017
June shipments at 958,294 were up 2.8% annually, which was off from May’s 3.3% annual spread.
By Patrick Burnson · July 5, 2017
Logistics managers in the manufacturing sector should welcome a bout of "fairly solid" growth after two lackluster and lethargic years (2015–16), observe economists for IHS Markit.
By Patrick Burnson · April 19, 2017
President Donald Trump’s focus on curbing the trade deficit by bolstering U.S. exports and reducing imports could drive policy changes that impact industrial real estate markets throughout the U.S., Cushman & Wakefield reported in logistics and industrial research briefing released recently.
By Jeff Berman · April 14, 2017
March imports––at 855,511–– were up 7 percent annually and up 1.9 percent compared to February
By Jeff Berman · February 15, 2017
January imports were up 5.4 percent annually at 929,970, topping December’s 928,535 on a sequential basis. This marked the seventh consecutive month of growth, according to Panjiva data.
By Jeff Berman · February 7, 2017
Last fall, I was scheduled to serve as a moderator for an industry conference. I always like playing this part, as it is a great networking tool, and I usually learn a bunch of stuff, all while getting some good branding in for Logistics Management.
By MMH Staff · February 1, 2017
More than 165 PMMI members to represent North American market in Düsseldorf, Germany.
By Jeff Berman · January 16, 2017
December shipments––at 928,535––were up 8.9 percent annually and up 0.3 percent compared to November’s 926,198. The busiest month of 2016 was August, which eclipsed the 1 million shipment mark. For all of 2016, shipments were up 2.4 percent annually to 11,137,860, marking the first time in Panjiva’s shipment-tracking history they topped the 11 million mark.
By Jeff Berman · January 9, 2017
Although only a few more days remain until Donald Trump is sworn in as the 45th President of the United States, there have been more than a few days since the election to ponder what happens next, when Trump’s campaign rhetoric and subsequently since the election Twitter speak, take up permanent resident in the oval office.
By MMH Staff · January 4, 2017
Acquisition expands Descartes’ content solutions with comprehensive logistics trade data.
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 Patrick Burnson · November 29, 2016
Leaders of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) gathered in Lima, Peru, just after Donald Trump’s stunning victory in the U.S. presidential election earlier this month to regroup—and perhaps rethink—free trade alternatives for the coming year.
By Jeff Berman · November 22, 2016
While Trump’s election win has been viewed as a boon for big business, it was clear at last week’s RailTrends conference that tinkering with NAFTA could actually be bad for business.
By Patrick Burnson · November 14, 2016
Global economic growth may remain stuck in low gear for several more years, though a worldwide recession is unlikely, according to the third quarter Global Risk Service report from IHS Markit.

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