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2014-03-25 23:25:12

Dick's Sporting Goods Names SMC³ 2013 Technology Provider of the Year Atlanta, Ga. (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 SMC3 announced today it was named Dick’s Sporting Goods 2013 Technology Provider of the Year. The sporting goods chain recognized SMC³ for outstanding technology service and customer commitment. The winner was determined by reviewing surveys completed by each system’s users. SMC³ received top marks in core functionality, technical support, customer support and...

2014-03-18 12:21:23

CHICAGO, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coyote Logistics ("Coyote" or the "Company") and Access America Transport ("AAT"), two of the fastest-growing third-party logistics ("3PL") service providers in North America, announced today that their Boards of Directors have approved a definitive merger agreement. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 2002, Chattanooga, Tennessee-based AAT handles multi-modal transportation including truckload, less-than-truckload,...

2014-03-18 12:21:21

Herb Schmidt Brings Industry Knowledge and Strategic Insight to Commercial Freight Online Marketplace Leader SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Post.Bid.Ship., the leading online marketplace for the commercial freight industry, announces the appointment of Herb Schmidt, retired president of Con-way Truckload, to its Board of Directors. As Post.Bid.Ship. continues to gain traction within the $740 billion B2B commercial freight industry, this appointment is a significant...

2014-03-17 16:20:53

ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Freight, the nationwide less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), announced today that it will institute a general rate increase averaging 5.4 percent applicable to non-contractual business, effective March 31. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060418/SFTU007LOGO The rate increase will be implemented for customers on the company's CNW 599 tariff and will apply to general LTL rates, minimum charges and...

2014-03-16 20:20:08

Company is Ranked in the Top 10% Among 150 Suppliers to USPS NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., March 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This year marks the 50th anniversary of the founding of R. B. Matheson Postal Services, Inc., the beginning of Robert ("Brownie") and Carole Matheson's commercial mail and package shipment business that would become one of the largest contract carriers for the United States Postal System (USPS). Matheson, privately owned and operated and now in its third generation,...

2014-03-12 12:20:54

PORTLAND, Ore., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spot market freight availability climbed 7.5 percent in February, achieving unprecedented levels in the middle of the first quarter, typically the quietest time of the year for freight transportation. Extreme winter weather across the country disrupted normal supply chain networks, sending freight to the spot market to meet capacity needs. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140312/CL82024 Compared to January, load availability rose...

2014-03-12 12:20:32

Despite an increase in federal regulations and educational materials designed to protect the consumer, scammers are still prevalent in the moving industry. Services like U-Pack Moving were created as a safe relocation alternative to traditional moving companies (where moving scams are easier to hide). FORT SMITH, Ark., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- According to a recent investigative report on "20/20", finding a reputable moving company can be difficult. "You pack, we drive"...

2014-03-10 08:20:33

Next generation of widely used air cargo system will provide carriers with greater flexibility, expanded mobile capabilities, and an advanced rules-based engine to speed changes to business processes BLUE BELL, Pa., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced that it is working with TravelSky, the leading provider of information technology solutions for China's air travel and tourism industry, to build the next generation of the Unisys Logistics...

2014-03-06 08:37:04

In-cab "monitor, sense and alert" systems expanded with event recorders and on-board performance management, complementing existing suite of collision avoidance, lane departure warning and roll stability control technologies ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced the full deployment of Drive Safe Systems(TM), a suite of advanced on-board "monitor, sense and alert"...

2014-03-06 08:21:43

NEW DELHI, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - The contribution by the international express delivery and logistics services to the total express delivery market in 2012 was 70.0% - Freight transport by road industry contributed a share of 61.5% to the overall logistics market in 2012 - MICT was the country's top port which handled a cargo volume of 20.0 million metric tons, accounting for about 10.3% of the total cargo...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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