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2014-07-15 23:09:52

123Loadboard, a leading freight-matching service that helps transportation companies maximize their loaded miles, has partnered with ScoopMonkey, a leading online reputation management source for the transportation industry. The partnership integrates ScoopMonkey’s review and rating system with 123Loadboard, giving carriers, brokers, and shippers easy access to feedback ratings similar to eBay’s feedback system. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 123Loadboard, a leading freight...

2014-07-15 16:20:38

PORTLAND, Ore., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing a pattern for 2014, truckload freight availability remained elevated on the spot market in June, according to the DAT North American Freight Index, up 50 percent from the previous year. The year-over-year increases were reflected in the three major equipment types: van loads grew 39 percent, while refrigerated ("reefer") freight added 51 percent and flatbed volume rose 69 percent. Demand was driven by robust, seasonal fruit and...

2014-07-10 23:09:53

ShipHawk makes shipping easy for everyone and has exceeded a network of 60 carriers. Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Online tech start up, ShipHawk, dedicated to making shipping easy for everyone, today announced its carrier network now supports over sixty national and regional carriers – including LTL, blanket wrap, small parcel, courier, and intermodal transportation providers such as Greyhound, Roadrunner Transportation, Pilot Freight Service and Justo Blanket Wrap Delivery...

2014-07-10 12:20:47

THOMASVILLE, N.C., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODFL) announced today that it plans to release its 2014 second quarter financial results before opening of trading on Thursday, July 31, 2014. The Company will also hold a conference call to discuss its financial results and outlook at 10:30 a.m. (Eastern Time) on Thursday, July 31, 2014. An online, real-time webcast of Old Dominion's quarterly conference call will be available at www.odfl.com...

2014-07-09 12:20:47

FORT SMITH, Ark., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ABF Freight(SM) announced that Michael R. Moss has been named Senior Vice President - Operations, effective July 14, 2014 as the company continues to innovate within the less-than-truckload industry on behalf of its customers across the supply chain. "Mike brings a wealth of LTL industry experience and knowledge to our company," said ABF Freight President and Chief Executive Officer Roy Slagle. "His innovative thinking will help us...

2014-07-02 23:07:27

The 59th Annual Connections Conference, held at the Ritz-Carlton in Naples, FL, June 22-25, drew a diverse group of senior level transportation professionals from across the U.S., Canada, Mexico and the United Kingdom. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 The 59th Annual Connections Conference, held at the Ritz-Carlton in Naples, FL, June 22-25, drew a diverse group of senior level transportation professionals from across the U.S., Canada, Mexico and the United Kingdom. Offering more than 20...

2014-06-30 12:23:05

Company Recognized for Outstanding Leadership, Professionalism and Performance JOPLIN, Mo., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Truckload, a full truckload carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced it has been honored by Transplace, a leading provider of transportation management services and logistics solutions, with its Platinum Carrier designation for 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130313/MM76897LOGO "We are honored to accept this...

2014-06-27 23:02:39

The recent decision by Chinese antitrust authorities to blocked approval of the P3 Ocean Carrier Alliance has increased the demand for Ocean Contract Management. Freightgate is offering free demonstration of its award winning best-in-class Rate and Tender Management Tariff-Trek! Solution. Huntington Beach, California (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Freightgate, a global provider of Logistics Cloud Solutions, is offering free demonstration of its award winning best-in-class Rate and Tender...

2014-06-27 23:02:11

Moderate growth in consumer spending, industrial production and trade have heightened demand for local trucking; however, suppliers’ declining fuel costs, stable wages and high level of price-based competition have tempered price growth. For these reasons and to help procurement professionals make better buying decisions faster, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the procurement of Local Freight Trucking Services in its growing collection of procurement category...

2014-06-17 16:20:38

ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW) today declared a cash dividend of 10 cents per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable on September 12, 2014 to shareholders of record on August 15, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060418/SFTU007LOGO About Con-way Inc. -- Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW) is a $5.5 billion freight transportation and logistics services company headquartered in Ann Arbor, Mich....


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.