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2014-05-08 16:20:44

ARLINGTON, Va., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Tank Truck Carriers (NTTC) announced that Superior Carriers, Inc., based in Oak Brook, Illinois, won the coveted Outstanding Safety Performance Trophy in the 2013 calendar year safety competition. The award was presented to Superior Carriers, Inc. during NTTC's 66th Annual Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada on April 29, 2014. The Outstanding Safety Performance Trophy is sponsored annually by Heil Trailer International of...

2014-05-08 04:20:27

AMSTERDAM, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a new study, shipping consultancy Seabury finds a pronounced shift is taking place from air cargo to ocean transport. New container technologies contribute to the trend. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120531/537201 ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140507/685777 ) "A decade ago, tomatoes were just as likely to be transported by air as in a reefer container. Today, tomatoes are...

2014-05-07 12:21:06

Industry's Only Freight Trailer Refurbishing Company Tops Competitors to Win Their Category for Fourth Consecutive Year SEARCY, Ark., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Manufacturing, a trailer manufacturer and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced that it has been honored with the 2013 Plant Safety Award from the Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association (TTMA). This is the fourth straight year and fifth time that Con-way Manufacturing has received this honor from...

2014-05-07 08:22:20

PORTLAND, Ore., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the nation's largest temperature controlled carriers, KLLM Transport Services, announced that it is deploying DAT Keypoint Logistics Software in its growing brokerage. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140227/CL73279LOGO "As a successful carrier with a long history, we understand the efficiencies technology provides," said Jim Richards, president and CEO of KLLM. "Our brokerage operation is a strategic part of our growth plans...

2014-05-06 20:20:38

AUSTIN, Texas, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ordoro, a fast-growing shipping and logistics platform for small businesses, today announced their partnership with uShip, a global online marketplace for shipping services. With this new tie-up, businesses that ship parcels through Ordoro now benefit from the competitive shipping rates offered by the uShip platform. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140506/85125 uShip is famously featured in the A&E TV show "Shipping Wars", in...

2014-05-05 16:20:48

ARLINGTON, Va., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Tank Truck Carriers, Inc. (NTTC) today announced that its membership elected Dean Kaplan as the organization's new chairman at the association's recent annual meeting in Las Vegas on April 28, 2014. Chairman Kaplan succeeds Jim Shaeffer, President of McKenzie Tank Lines, Inc., who will now serve as Chairman of the NTTC's Executive Committee. "The opportunity to serve as your Chairman is very close to the pinnacle of...

2014-05-05 16:20:39

Deal Between Third-Party Logistics Leaders Adds Key "Less Than Truckload" Freight Services and Managed Solutions Expertise to ROAR Repertoire BUFFALO, N.Y., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With today's announcement of its purchase of Phoenix-based Legend Transportation Group (LTG), third-party logistics leader ROAR Logistics Inc. is adding a significant new dimension to its global service offerings. The acquisition folds the distinct strengths of LTG - including its managed solutions...

2014-04-30 23:19:11

Discount Labels Adds New Freight Calculator and Expanded Quote Options to Website New Albany, IN (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Discount Labels has recently added two new features to their website, DiscountLabels.com, that will make it even easier for customers to accurately quote orders: a new freight calculator tool and expanded quote options. Once a customer configures their order online, they can now choose their preferred shipping method and see their freight price immediately. “We...

2014-04-29 23:13:41

Lilly Cabrera Given Prestigious Honor by FCBF Association Miami, FL (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 On April 26th, LILLY + Associates International founder and namesake Lilly Cabrera was inducted into the Florida Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association Hall of Fame (FCBF). The FCBF created the Hall of Fame program in 2009 to honor top business leaders involved in the shipping and transportation industry in Florida. Cabrera was given the distinction due to her more than decade-long commitment to...

2014-04-29 16:21:21

FORT SMITH, Ark., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ABF Freight(SM) has once again earned the National LTL Carrier of the Year Award from the National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council. ABF Freight was recognized during the recent NASSTRAC Conference and Expo in Orlando, Fla. ABF Freight has now earned the Carrier of the Year Award four times, gaining recognition in 2014, 2013, 2011 and 2010. "In receiving this award we acknowledge the ABF Freight professionals who have not...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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