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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....

2014-06-16 12:21:12

- Proactive notification helps customers manage supply chain FORT SMITH, Ark., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ABF Freight(sm) is now offering customers the option of receiving a one-hour advance text or phone call notice of imminent shipment delivery. "Providing an option to receive an automated text or phone call notice about one-hour-before delivery is another way ABF Freight has improved our customer's experience while further enhancing shipment visibility at a critical point in...

2014-06-12 20:20:09

Follows through on Joint Action Plan to support an enhanced common reservation system at Port Metro Vancouver VANCOUVER, June 12, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced that the Government of Canada is contributing $3 million to reduce trucker wait times by using new technologies to better link operations across Port Metro Vancouver's four terminals. The Common Data Interface (CDI) project will help to better coordinate and schedule...

2014-06-11 08:21:21

PORTLAND, Ore., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spot market freight availability as measured by the DAT North American Freight Index has run high since July 2013 due to various factors including extraordinary weather events, regulatory changes and driver shortages. May 2014 numbers extend the trend, becoming the eleventh consecutive month to post a year-over-year record high with a 40 percent increase over last May. Month over month, however, May freight volumes declined 2.1 percent...

2014-06-10 23:12:18

Cerasis Hosted Executives and Staff of AAA Cooper Transportation at the Corporate Headquarters Presenting the Carrier of the Year Awards at an Evening Gala Eagan, MN (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Cerasis, Inc., a North American third party logistics company, announces they have presented long-time carrier partner AAA Cooper Transportation with the 2013 Cerasis Carrier of the Year Award. In order to determine a winner for the Carrier of the Year awards, the Cerasis Carrier Relations team...

2014-06-10 12:21:56

To support upcoming US and Canadian Tank Car Safety Requirements for Crude Shipments THE WOODLANDS, Texas, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bourque Logistics, the leader in logistics software for industrial rail shippers, will help its clients identify newer and safer CPC-1232 tank cars for crude shipments. This important function will assist crude shippers and receivers to maintain safety compliance by utilization of tank cars which are manufactured to the higher safety CPC-1232...

2014-06-10 12:21:30

AUSTIN, Texas and ST. LOUIS, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- uShip and ShipWorks today announced they have teamed together. ShipWorks customers selling oversized, palletized goods on multi-platform e-commerce channels such as Amazon, eBay, Magento, Shopify, Etsy and others, or moving inventory between warehouses, can now use uShip to access bookable rates directly from the nation's top less-than-truckload (LTL) carriers. This addresses the problem many sellers face when shipping goods...

2014-06-05 23:14:15

McLeod Software and Katz, Sapper & Miller (KSM) have extended the deadline to July 1 for truckload companies to sign up for their 2014 Benchmarking Study for truckload carriers. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 McLeod Software and KSM have come together to create this joint project to provide an operations level benchmark for truckload carriers in North America. This initiative seeks to break new ground in giving truckload carriers the opportunity to measure the real performance...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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