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2013-09-10 23:21:06

ShipXpress Inc., a pioneer in cloud-based supply chain software, officially announced the on-boarding of a new client, Dyno Nobel, a leading supplier of industrial explosives and blasting services to the mining, quarrying, seismic and construction industries. Dyno Nobel is the market leader in North America and the second largest supplier in Australia. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Dyno Nobel will be using ShipX® Trax to monitor railcar traffic between its plants and...

2013-09-03 23:18:13

Postings for freight are up over 25% from last year on the newest load board in the bulk industry. Nixa, MO (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 Despite a delay in fall grain harvest, bulk truck freight demand continues to increase creating a tightness in trucks across the bulk truck freight industry. BulkLoadsNow.com freight-matching service saw a 25% increase in posted loads this week compared to one year ago. "Shipper and broker activity is at an all time high as trucking companies become...

2013-08-27 23:19:07

Founder Tim Barton will take new role of executive chairman Kansas City, Missouri (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Freightquote, the largest online U.S. freight shipping provider, announced today the appointment of Tyler Ellison as CEO. Tim Barton, founder and current CEO, will take the title of executive chairman and will actively manage the strategic direction and innovation for Freightquote. "As we have grown to more than 1,200 employees, I felt it better to continue to devote my full-time...

2013-08-21 23:28:36

Bulk freight brokers, shippers and carriers go online to discuss MAP-21 and help each other understand the new laws. Nixa, MO (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 Since MAP-21 (Moving Ahead for Progress In the 21st Century) was signed into law a little more than a year ago there have been a lot of questions coming from the bulk transportation industry, especially as it relates to brokering freight. Recently, the topic popped up on a forum at BulkLoadsNow.com, a leading online bulk freight matching...

Word of the Day
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  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.