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By Patrick Burnson · November 12, 2018
A potential U.S.-China tit-for-tat over tariffs hasn’t dampened cargo volume growth at California’s third largest ocean cargo gateway so far. In fact, the Port of Oakland is on track for its third straight year of record container volume in 2018.
By Bob Trebilcock · November 12, 2018
The fastest-growing trend in warehousing could be smaller and smaller facilities.
By Jeff Berman · November 7, 2018
With the election now concluded, it is time for members of Congress on both sides of the aisle to truly roll up their sleeves and make some inroads on the transportation infrastructure front.
By Alberto Oca and Michael Spinelli · November 6, 2018
New technology is ready to protect novice materials handling workers
By Patrick Burnson · November 5, 2018
In a world that is becoming increasingly commoditized, brand recognition is particularly important to the third-party logistics (3PL) industry, observes Armstrong & Associates.
By Patrick Burnson · November 1, 2018
The pre-Holloween explosion of a fully loaded outbound container at a Port of Los Angeles terminal was a scary incident for a number of reasons, say shipping analysts.
By Jeff Berman · October 31, 2018
One key difference between BOSS and another fun acronym, BOPS (buy-online/pickup-in-store) cited by CBRE is that with BOPS online orders are picked up in store, whereas with BOSS, retailers ship items to stores that are not regularly stocked in stores.
By Patrick Burnson · October 22, 2018
Port of Oakland’s TraPac terminal opens at night for truckers
By Bob Trebilcock · October 19, 2018
To move emerging technologies forward, the materials handling community needs to move beyond pilots and share results
By MMH Staff · October 18, 2018
Every natural -- or man-made -- disaster teaches supply chain managers and their organizations new lessons.
By Jeff Berman · October 18, 2018
Research issued by the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), the research arm of the American Trucking Associations (ATA) in its most recent “Cost of Congestion” analysis shows that congestion added roughly $74.5 billion in operational costs to the trucking industry in 2016, the most recent year for which data is available.
By Bob Trebilcock · October 15, 2018
The good economic times may not last forever
By Jeff Berman · October 8, 2018
While Newsroom Notes was out of the office last week at the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals EDGE Conference in Nashville, there were myriad data freight transportation and logistics-related data points issued while I was out.
By Patrick Burnson · October 1, 2018
The Global Shippers Forum has reacted with a loud objection to proposed surcharges for ocean cargo shipping
By Jeff Berman · September 28, 2018
While much of today’s mainstream news, as it relates to the supply chain, is focused on topical trade-related things like tariffs and the future of NAFTA, one constant that remains intact, although it does not receive the commensurate amount of attention, is the state of our nation’s infrastructure.

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