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2014-06-03 12:21:24

Frazier Becomes the Fourth Con-way Driver to Reach Rare Career Safety Milestone WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced that professional driver, David Frazier, surpassed the career milestone of driving 3 million consecutive, accident-free miles. Frazier, who started with Con-way in 1987, is the fourth of Con-way Freight's 15,000 drivers nationwide to reach this...

2014-06-02 08:20:27

Transaction to provide TransForce with critical mass in the US Truckload sector CONFERENCE CALL Monday June 2, 2014 at 9:00 AM, Eastern time Dial-in number: 1-888-231-8191 A recording of the call will be available until midnight, on June 9, 2014 by dialling 1-855-859-2056 or 416-849-0833 and entering passcode 52628299. MONTREAL, QC and EAGAN, MN, June...

2014-05-28 12:21:28

Driver Feedback Spurs Significant Addition of Automatic Transmission and Tandem Axle Twin ScrewTractors to Fleet JOPLIN, Mo., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Con-way Truckload, a full truckload carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced its purchase of 550 new tractors, 540 of which will be equipped with automatic transmissions and all with driver-preferred 6x4 axles, in a replacement cycle that will maintain the company's 2,700-tractor fleet as one of the...

2014-05-21 23:11:01

As a top freight management services and third party logistics company, Cerasis is well equipped with powerful knowledge on freight claims management to impart upon North American Shippers in this educational online webinar. Eagan, MN (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Cerasis Inc., a North American freight management company and 3PL, announces that their “Knowledge is Power” Freight Claims Management Webinar is now open for registrations by shippers of all sizes. Cerasis will present educational...

2014-05-15 08:22:30

High volume, multi-carrier solution scans hundreds of options so shippers can instantly find the most convenient and cost-effective delivery service for their customers. MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enterprise transportation management solution provider, Agile Network today announced its AgileElite(TM) multi-carrier parcel shipping software was named an exclusive FedEx Diamond Compatible Solution by Federal Express. Designed to help organizations identify qualified,...

2014-05-14 08:21:43

PORTLAND, Ore., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Truckload freight levels in the spot market began a gradual decline toward seasonal norms in April, following extraordinary volume in the first quarter, according to the DAT North American Freight Index. Extreme weather, as well as economic and regulatory factors, reduced fleet productivity and disrupted supply chain operations throughout the winter, driving a larger proportion of shippers and intermediaries to the spot market for elusive...

2014-05-13 12:21:53

LONDON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:India Freight Transport Report Q2 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/transport_travel/freight/india_freight_transport_report_q2_2013.html Includes 3 FREE quarterlyupdatesIndia's state-run major ports continue to be the underperformers in the BRIC country's freight transportinfrastructure, with volumes at many facilities struggling to grow. Ports have also been harmed by a ban oniron ore mining,...

2014-05-12 16:21:08

-- Four Centers known as the "Best of the Best" FORT SMITH, Ark., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Four ABF( )Freight(SM) service centers are being recognized with the prestigious President's Quality Award from ABF Freight President and CEO Roy Slagle. The centers being acknowledged are located in St. Joseph, Missouri; Vancouver, British Columbia; Akron, Ohio and Albuquerque, New Mexico. The award recognizes service centers most exemplifying the ABF Freight Quality Process, which are...

2014-05-12 16:20:53

ARLINGTON, Va., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) today launched a data collection initiative to update the 2013 Operational Costs of Trucking report. Through a brief online survey, ATRI seeks to capture basic cost information from for-hire carriers such as driver pay, fuel costs, insurance premiums and lease or purchase payments. Carriers are asked to provide full year 2013 cost per mile and cost per hour data. The...

2014-05-12 12:21:16

Additional Food Industry Development Expected at RidgePort Logistics Center WILMINGTON, Ill., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ridge Development today announces the official launch of TransCold Express, a hub-to-hub refrigerated boxcar service operated by McKay TransCold that runs bi-directionally between Wilmington, Illinois, and Selma, California. As the first refrigerated boxcar unit train connecting the Midwest and West Coast in over half a century, TransCold Express presents produce...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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