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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...

2014-05-09 23:06:50

Top Third Party Logistics Company, Cerasis, and eCommerce Shipping Expert, WebShopApps, offer the Market’s First End-To-End LTL eCommerce Logistics solutions through Freight Shipping Extension Eagan, MN (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Third Party Logistics company and expert LTL (less-than-truckload) freight management expert, Cerasis Inc., and WebShopApps, a provider of powerful eCommerce Shipping Solutions announces the two companies will continue their partnership and answer merchant’s...

2014-05-08 16:20:57

Aljex users bring on new carriers quickly, without the need for a fax PORTLAND, Ore., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DAT Solutions today announced that its carrier onboarding product, DAT Onboarding, is now integrated with Aljex Software, an operations software for brokers, carriers and 3PLs. That means Aljex users can quickly and efficiently bring on new carriers without leaving the Aljex application. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140227/CL73279LOGO With DAT Onboarding,...

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...


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  • A unit of saved energy.
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