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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...

2014-04-03 12:21:18

THOMASVILLE, N.C., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODFL) announced today that it plans to release its 2014 first quarter financial results before opening of trading on Thursday, April 24, 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, April 24, 2014. An online, real-time webcast of Old Dominion's quarterly conference call will be available at www.odfl.com...

2014-03-26 23:27:50

If you are a shipper of freight via the mode Less Than Truckload, and have current issues with managing less than truckload freight, this comprehensive guide will teach you the best practices to ship via LTL in North America. Eagan, MN (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 On March 12, 2014, Cerasis Inc., a third party logistics company, presented to shippers a 60 minute webinar entitled, “Best Practices for Effective LTL Freight Management and Shipping.” There was a great turnout with over 250...

2014-03-26 16:21:00

SEATTLE, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lynden International, a full-service freight forwarding and logistics company, recently relocated its Puerto Rico Service Center to offer new opportunities for customers. The new facility, in Carolina's Sabana Garden Industrial Park, is three miles closer to Luis Munoz Marin International Airport with a covered loading platform to ensure cargo is protected from Puerto Rico's unpredictable weather. Both the office and warehouse space are...

2014-03-25 23:36:07

BulkLoads.com reports a triple increase in load postings from one year ago while shippers report increase in freight rates. Nixa, MO (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Several news sources have reported in recent weeks that BNSF railway operations in North Dakota are at least three weeks delayed (http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/bnsf-pledges-caught-ag-shipments-22885754). While BNSF President and CEO, Carol Ice, has said the delays are not a result of increased crude-by-rail shipments, other...

2014-03-25 23:25:12

Dick's Sporting Goods Names SMC³ 2013 Technology Provider of the Year Atlanta, Ga. (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 SMC3 announced today it was named Dick’s Sporting Goods 2013 Technology Provider of the Year. The sporting goods chain recognized SMC³ for outstanding technology service and customer commitment. The winner was determined by reviewing surveys completed by each system’s users. SMC³ received top marks in core functionality, technical support, customer support and...

2014-03-18 12:21:23

CHICAGO, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coyote Logistics ("Coyote" or the "Company") and Access America Transport ("AAT"), two of the fastest-growing third-party logistics ("3PL") service providers in North America, announced today that their Boards of Directors have approved a definitive merger agreement. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 2002, Chattanooga, Tennessee-based AAT handles multi-modal transportation including truckload, less-than-truckload,...

2014-03-18 12:21:21

Herb Schmidt Brings Industry Knowledge and Strategic Insight to Commercial Freight Online Marketplace Leader SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Post.Bid.Ship., the leading online marketplace for the commercial freight industry, announces the appointment of Herb Schmidt, retired president of Con-way Truckload, to its Board of Directors. As Post.Bid.Ship. continues to gain traction within the $740 billion B2B commercial freight industry, this appointment is a significant...

2014-03-17 16:20:53

ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Freight, the nationwide less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), announced today that it will institute a general rate increase averaging 5.4 percent applicable to non-contractual business, effective March 31. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060418/SFTU007LOGO The rate increase will be implemented for customers on the company's CNW 599 tariff and will apply to general LTL rates, minimum charges and...


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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