This Week in Logistics News (April 4-8, 2016)

Talking Logistics

MercuryGate Launches Global, Omni-modal Freight Procurement Solution. Manhattan Associates Empowers Warehouse Managers With New E-Commerce Capabilities. Back in December, we welcomed two new members to our family: Milo and Otis, guinea pig brothers we adopted.

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Flatbed ratio reverses 10-week decline

DAT Solutions

That's typically a small market for flatbed freight, but a newly expanded steel mill there appears to be generating more freight, and may be benefiting from tariffs on foreign competition. The load-to-truck ratio for flatbeds rebounded last week to 28.4