The rapid escalation of the Corona virus has now devastated China and other regions, resulting in more than 800 deaths and more than 37,000 cases worldwide. The most critical outcome of this issue is the tragic loss of life, but for those who work in supply chains, it is also a time to “dust off”
On the heels of historic growth, the materials handling industry is set for another strong year, even as the broader economy shows signs of softening. Although not known for rapid technology adoption, the industry seems to be gaining a firmer footing amid the digital transformation as a clearer picture of a path forward emerges. A
When a company appears on the cover of Modern, it is to recognize their achievement in putting equipment to work to boost productivity, customer service and company growth. But each story is also an achievement for the industry, whose innovation in all corners of the market helped to make the cover story possible. Across manufacturing,
According to a report from the Drewry Supply Chain Advisors,the costs of operating maritime cargo vessels rose in 2019, due to higher insurance rates and to repair & maintenance spending. Furthermore, this trend that is expected to continue through 2020, analysts said. The statistics makes 2019 the third consecutive year in which costs have risen, following
Earlier this week, the Washington-based Association of American Railroads (AAR) said it filed comments with the Surface Transportation Board (STB) in regards to the STB’s Final Offer Rate Review (FORR) proposed rule, in which the AAR said that it is calling on the STB to withdraw the rule proposal, as it contends it is unlawful.