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By Jeff Berman · January 18, 2019
United States-bound waterborne shipments in December capped a record-breaking year for global trade, according to data issued this week by global trade intelligence firm Panjiva. December shipments, at 1,053,009, marked an 8.8% annual increase, and full-year 2018 shipments, at 12,346,524, were up 6.4% annually, setting single-month and full-year records in the process.
By Jeff Berman · January 18, 2019
While the changes occurring within the supply chain are, at times, in tandem with the rapid growth of e-commerce and technology, how companies approach things like their distribution networks and industrial building design is fundamentally changing. That was a key thesis of a new research report issued by Chicago-based commercial real estate broker JLL.
By Jeff Berman · January 18, 2019
United States-bound waterborne shipments in December capped a record-breaking year for global trade, according to data issued this week by global trade intelligence firm Panjiva.
By Jeff Berman · January 18, 2019
Trucker Tools LLC, provider of trip planning, shipment visibility and freight matching solutions, said that Schneider Transportation Management is now using various offerings from Trucker Tools in order to support its growing carrier network and freight brokerage operations.
By LM Staff · January 18, 2019
Rail carloads, at 266,240, headed up 10.3%, and intermodal containers and trailers, at 503,231, increased 5.3%.
By Jeff Berman · January 17, 2019
Hedehusene, Denmark-based global 3PL DSV said this week that it confirmed that it made “an indicative and private proposal” to the board of directors of Basel, Switzerland-based global 3PL and airfreight forwarder Panalpina to acquire the company.
By Jeff Berman · January 17, 2019
The Ocean Alliance, a collective ocean carrier concern comprised of COSCO Shipping, CMA CGM, Evergreen Marine, and Orient Overseas Container Line Limited (OOCL) introduced a new offering this week, entitled the Ocean Alliance Day 3 Product.
By Jeff Berman · January 17, 2019
While the changes occurring within the supply chain are, at times, in tandem with the rapid growth of e-commerce and technology, how companies approach things like their distribution networks and industrial building design is fundamentally changing.
By Jeff Berman · January 16, 2019
Last week, Rep. Earl Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) made another push, in the form of new legislation, to make a short-line railroad tax credit permanent.
By Jeff Berman · January 16, 2019
Earlier this week, Atlanta-based transportation and logistics bellwether UPS received some potentially good news when the European Court of Justice said that a previous decision by anti-trust regulators in 2013 to prevent UPS’s intended acquisition of TNT Express NV, a provider of mail and courier services and the fourth largest global parcel operator, is to be annulled, according to media reports.
By Sara Pearson Specter · January 16, 2019
More than 130 free on-floor educational sessions will be housed in theaters located on South and North show floors.
By Sara Pearson Specter · January 16, 2019
With the continual expansion of the global economy—and the supply chain reach required to support it—ProMat 2019 expects more than 5,000 attendees from 110 countries.
By Sara Pearson Specter · January 16, 2019
Attendees seeking to delve deeper into different types of materials handling equipment and how they work together are invited to turn to show sponsor MHI’s Industry Groups.
By Sara Pearson Specter · January 16, 2019
With ProMat 2019 spanning both McCormick Place’s South and North halls—and Automate 2019 again co-located alongside ProMat exhibits in the North Hall—your single registration gets you double the access.
By MMH Staff · January 16, 2019
McKinnon brings over 27 years of experience in show management to MHI.

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