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2014-04-15 16:21:02

ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 15, 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 June 13, 2014 to shareholders of record on May 16, 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. Con-way...

2014-04-14 08:40:47

PORTLAND, Ore., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a year of record freight on the spot market, March was no exception: freight availability rose 56 percent in March on the DAT North American Index, including Canada, compared to the same month in 2013. Within the U.S. the year-over-year change was even more dramatic. A 64 percent increase was divided among the three equipment categories: vans were up 63 percent, flatbeds 58 percent and 70 percent for refrigerated ("reefer") trailers....

2014-04-11 23:00:41

Demand for international air cargo transport has been growing slowly when compared with trade volumes during the three years to 2013, and many shippers have been priced out of the market. For these reasons and to help procurement professionals make better buying decisions faster, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has added a report on the procurement of International Air Cargo Transport to its growing collection of procurement category market research reports. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB)...

2014-04-10 08:22:53

Working with Wabash National, the less-than-truckload company will outfit 16,000 trailers with SmartWay® approved aerodynamic panels as part of its commitment to sustainability. ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced it is outfitting its line haul trailer fleet with DuraPlate(®) AeroSkirts(®) to increase overall fleet fuel efficiency and reduce carbon...

2014-04-08 23:28:24

Third party logistics company, Cerasis, Inc., continues to show commitment to the integrity of the transportation and freight industry by now earning both the TIA Performance Certified $250,000 Freight Surety Bond and the Certified Transportation Broker designations. Eagan, MN (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Cerasis, Inc., a third party logistics company specializing in freight technology and managed transportation services focused on Less Than Truckload (LTL), small package, and full truckload...

2014-04-08 08:21:19

TACOMA, Wash., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Fast Freight, Inc. and American Relocation Services, a division of American Fast Freight, Inc., are expanding and will be opening their newest and largest freestanding cargo terminal in all of Kodiak Island on May 2(nd), 2014. The American Fast Freight Kodiak Terminal is a 6000 square foot terminal built 2 miles from the Port of Kodiak and has direct and easy access for deliveries via 40 foot containers, flat racks and temperature...

2014-04-07 12:23:07

DAT Keypoint Anywhere Serves New and Small Brokerages, and Carriers Brokering Freight PORTLAND, Ore., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DAT Solutions is now offering a web-based version of its popular DAT Keypoint broker TMS at a low monthly subscription. Keypoint Anywhere provides new and small brokerages, as well as carriers brokering freight, full-featured transportation management software available via the Internet. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140227/CL73279LOGO DAT...

2014-04-07 08:21:03

Norfolk Southern, Genesee & Wyoming CEOs to address changes on Class I, short-line railroads; More rail shipper presentations scheduled SAN FRANCISCO, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Navigating the Changing Landscape" is the theme of the 2014 North American Rail Shippers meeting (www.railshippers.com) in San Francisco, May 28-30, at the Parc 55 Wyndham Hotel. This year's agenda includes chief executive officers from both Norfolk Southern and Genesee & Wyoming, operator of 111...

2014-04-04 16:20:22

Follows through on Joint Action Plan to bring stability to Canada's busiest port VANCOUVER, April 4, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced that the Government of Canada has brought in new regulations to increase the rates paid to truckers at Port Metro Vancouver, delivering on its commitment to support the resumption of full operations at the port. Following the March 26, 2014, back-to-work Joint Action Plan (agreed to by the federal...

FedEx Shipping 65M Years' Worth Of History Across America: Exclusive
2014-04-04 08:02:05

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online FedEx is no stranger to shipping important artifacts and precious cargo around the world, such as the advanced technological equipment used for the search for Amelia Earhart’s Model 10 Electra airplane and the movement of two pairs of endangered giant pandas from China to Scotland and France. However, the shipper’s latest adventure is a project 65 million years in the making. Later this month, FedEx Custom Critical (FCC) will...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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