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2014-02-27 08:22:11

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TransCore DAT (TransCore Commercial Services LLC), a subsidiary of Roper Industries (NYSE: ROP), announced today that it has officially changed its name to DAT Solutions LLC. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140227/CL73279LOGO ) The new name reflects the business's expanding role as a provider of information solutions for the commercial transportation industry and distinguishes it from its sister company, TransCore, a leader in...

2014-02-26 23:28:45

A leading and fast-growing online load board for the bulk freight sector expands its offerings by purchasing the first and only weigh station status app. Nixa, MO (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 A recent acquisition will now offer members on BulkLoads.com, formerly BulkLoadsNow.com, to take advantage of weigh station status updates through CoopsOpen.com services, expanding once again offerings to BulkLoads.com free and premium memberships. Since it’s beginning BulkLoads.com has put a priority...

2014-02-26 23:02:37

Investors, take note of the next generation of shipping: driver & delivery coordination in an easy, portable smart device app. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Coming May 2014 – The Shipey App. In its final phase of development, the Shipey app is already garnering positive reviews and excitement from everyday shippers. Consumers are excited by the ease of finally being able to obtain safe, reliable transport of hard to ship items. One of the best parts about the...

2014-02-25 08:21:18

NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sentina Corp, a New York-based producer of protective cargo coverings, has been awarded the designation of 'Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technology' under the Department of Homeland Security's Safety Act for its Freight Glove, a reusable, vacuum-sealable, and tamper-evident covering. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140225/NY70588) The Freight Glove is the flagship offering from Sentina Corp., a company focused on creating sustainable...

2014-02-13 12:20:53

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spot market freight availability rose 24 percent in January, exceeding December levels for only the second time since the DAT North American Freight Index began in 1996. More freight flowed to the spot market in both December and January as shippers and their contracted carriers struggled to meet capacity challenges caused by extreme weather. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140213/CL64968 ) Year-over-year freight volumes...

2014-02-11 23:25:29

As a niche logistics services provider of LTL Freight Management via a transportation management system and integrated services, Cerasis is well equipped to teach the shippers about effective LTL freight management in this educational webinar. Eagan, MN (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Cerasis Inc. announces the educational webinar titled "Best Practices in Effective LTL Freight Management," which you can register for here on March 12, 2014 at 10 AM CST. "95% of the business of...

2014-02-10 16:22:02

Mr. Dagnese to Succeed Saul Gonzalez as President of full-truckload subsidiary; Mr. Gonzalez to remain with the Company in executive staff role ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW) announced today that Joseph M. Dagnese has been named President of Con-way Truckload, the company's full truckload subsidiary, succeeding Saul Gonzalez. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060418/SFTU007LOGO) Mr. Dagnese, a 31-year veteran of the...

2014-02-05 23:24:00

Panama Canal Update and Lou Holtz Message Among Jump Start Highlights Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 SMC³ successfully hosted its 59th annual Jump Start conference January 20-22 at the Loews Atlanta Hotel. This year’s focus was “leading the supply chain”, and was attended by a broad range of carriers, shippers, third-party logistics providers (3PLs) and technology/solutions providers from throughout North America. New for Jump Start 2014, a dual keynote event was...

2014-02-04 23:00:30

The company plans to add more new jobs and expand operations by April. Palm Harbor, Florida (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 FreightCenter, one of the fastest-growing freight and logistics service companies in the nation, today announced a 7,000-square-foot expansion of its headquarters for its operations in Palm Harbor. Recruitment efforts and renovations for the new space will be complete in April, which coincides with the company’s prediction to reach 10 million visitors to its website....

2014-01-31 23:32:25

Load postings, mobile downloads, and dispatching software continues to increase activity on bulk load board. Nixa, MO (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 BulkLoadsNow.com, a fast-growing bulk truck freight matching site, reached over 29,000 load postings this past week. Its freight matching site or “