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Oct22

September 2020 Logistics Manager’s Index Report®

LMI® at 70.5% Growth is INCREASING AT AN INCREASING RATE for Inventory Levels, Inventory Costs, Warehousing Utilization, Warehousing Utilization, Warehousing Prices, Transportation Utilization, and Transportation Prices Warehousing Capacity and Transportation Capacity are CONTRACTING AT AN INCREASED RATE.  Growth rates in the logistics industry are roaring.  Continuing its swift recovery from April’s all-time low overall score of...

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Oct21

Reusable Packaging Association to Host Innovation Stage Sessions and more at PACK EXPO Connects

Complementary educational presentations and panel discussions will provide valuable insights from reusable packaging industry experts The Reusable Packaging Association (RPA) is pleased to announce its lineup of education sessions at PACK EXPO Connects, taking place virtually Nov. 9-13. All sessions are complimentary for registered attendees (register here). The Virtual Reusable Packaging Learning Center is a premier education event...

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Oct21

Ahearn Rentals sues rival over patent

Ahern Rentals Inc. has filed a complaint with rival Equipmentshare.com Inc., in Texas federal court for allegedly infringing a patent covering a method to control rented equipment remotely. Ahern owns U.S. Patent No. 9,193,330, titled ‘Method and a System for Controlling and Monitoring Operation of a Device’ and owned by Ahern since rights were transferred to the company by its inventor, Daniel Abshire. The patent is related to a...

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Oct21

U.S. Rail Traffic for the week ending October 17, 2020

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) has reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending October 17, 2020. For this week, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 518,763 carloads and intermodal units, up 2.2 percent compared with the same week last year. Total carloads for the week ending October 17 were 226,828 carloads, down 7.5 percent compared with the same week in 2019, while U.S. weekly intermodal volume was 291,935 containers...

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Oct16

Raymond virtual Manufacturing Day draws 2,000 registrants

Students from across the country attend Raymond’s first completely virtual National Manufacturing Day event The Raymond Corporation observed National Manufacturing Day with more than 2,000 student registrants from around the country during an interactive digital event on October 2, 2020. National Manufacturing Day is an annual celebration of the manufacturing industry organized by the National Association of Manufacturers. This year...

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Oct16

On Rural Women’s Day New Holland celebrates the crucial role of women in agriculture

Women across the world play a key role in agricultural production, food security and nutrition, land and natural resource management, and building climate resilience. On this day, New Holland celebrates its contribution through the stories of farming women from across the world, highlighting their ingenuity, resilience, determination, and passion for farming. On International Rural Women’s Day, New Holland takes the opportunity to...

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Oct16

Mitsubishi Logisnext Americas Inc. integrates major material handling groups

Mitsubishi Logisnext Americas Inc., the parent company for Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. (MCFA) and UniCarriers Americas Corporation (UniCarriers), has announced its plans to integrate these group company operations within the Americas. With more than 100 years of combined experience, the Mitsubishi Logisnext Americas group will provide a full range of material handling, automation, and extensive fleet solutions to...

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