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2014-01-21 20:20:08

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 21, 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 March 14, 2014 to shareholders of record on February 14, 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060418/SFTU007LOGO) About Con-way Inc. -- Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW) is a $5.6 billion freight transportation and logistics services company headquartered in Ann Arbor,...

2014-01-21 12:21:27

Ceremony Recognizes Palatine, Illinois-based Driver for Rare Safety Achievement DES PLAINES, Ill., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced that Driver Sales Representative Tom Syme surpassed the career milestone of driving 3 million consecutive, accident-free miles. Syme, who started with Con-way as one of its first employees 30 years ago, is the second of Con-way Freight's 16,000...

2014-01-20 23:24:33

The two teams put their heads together to create new solutions that will strengthen LTL business for years to come. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 SHIFT Freight (http://www.shiftfreight.com/), a thriving LTL carrier based in Sante Fe Springs, California, has officially completed its bill of lading (BOL) rollout with DDC FPO (http://www.ddcfpo.com/), a world leader in freight process outsourcing. Now, the two trailblazers press onward to conquer new territory in the trucking industry...

2014-01-17 08:20:24

OLYMPIA, Wash., Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Washington State House Transportation Committee held a Special Legislative Work Session on January 15(th) in Olympia, Washington about the Cold Train Express Intermodal Service and Port of Quincy Intermodal Terminal, and how they are helping to provide Washington state apple farmers and shippers a cost effective and efficient option to ship apples from Washington State (on BNSF Railway) to 20 states in the Midwest and East Coast,...

2014-01-15 08:20:46

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spot market freight availability rose 10 percent in December compared to November, according to the DAT North American Freight Index, capping two quarters of unusually strong seasonal volume. Typically, freight levels peak in Q2, fall in Q3, and remain low through year end, but this year's pattern formed a high plateau through most of the second half, according to the company. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140115/CL46705 )...

2014-01-14 23:24:49

After publishing 200 posts in 2013 on the Cerasis Freight Management Blog, the company unveils the top 10 posts in each category by page view. Eagan, MN (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Do you have an interest to learn more about manufacturing, supply chain, logistics, and transportation? Cerasis Inc., a top 3PL company who services manufacturers and distributors who ship freight in North America by way of a transportation management system and integrated freight logistics services, announces...

2014-01-13 12:20:30

Drivers in Five Categories Receive Company's Top Honor for Outstanding Performance JOPLIN, Mo., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Truckload, a full truckload carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced its 2013 Drivers of the Year -- the company's highest recognition. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130313/MM76897LOGO) The Driver of the Year award categories include individual and team company and contracted drivers, as well as regional drivers. Award...

2014-01-09 23:23:58

Significant growth in the price of air cargo transportation services has hampered shippers' buying power during the past three years; while demand rose sharply early in the period and helped boost price, the high rate of price growth mainly stems from rising fuel costs. To help procurement professionals make better buying decisions, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has added a report on the procurement of Air Cargo Transportation Services to its growing collection of procurement...

2014-01-09 20:20:10

Company is Now Offering Comprehensive Customs Brokerage Services in Houston HOUSTON, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Since the late 1950s, Hawthorne Global has been providing customs brokerage services to shipping companies. Shipping companies in the Houston area, where Hawthorne is based, have long enjoyed the advantage of the company's expertise and services. Hawthorne Global has recently announced their continuing focus on making sure their services comply firmly with U.S....

2014-01-09 12:21:42

THOMASVILLE, N.C., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODFL) announced today that it plans to release its 2013 fourth quarter and year-end financial results before opening of trading on Thursday, February 6, 2014. The Company will also hold a conference call to discuss its financial results and outlook at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) on Thursday, February 6, 2014. An online, real-time webcast of Old Dominion's quarterly conference call will be available...