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2014-10-27 08:32:39

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Next year, major freight carriers will begin applying dimensional (DIM) weight pricing to all ground packages (current practice packages three cubic feet or larger). It is estimated that 30% of parcels shipped will be impacted by this change, leading to dramatically higher shipping costs. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141024/154283Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141024/154284 Suggestions to manage these...

2014-10-24 16:21:08

Improving the movement of Canadian imports and exports DELTA, BC, Oct. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, Minister of National Revenue and Member of Parliament for Delta--Richmond East, on behalf of the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today celebrated the completion of the new Roberts Bank Causeway Overpass, along with Cliff Stewart, Vice President of Infrastructure Delivery of Port Metro Vancouver (PMV). This major infrastructure project will improve...

2014-10-15 23:08:28

After success using TrakLok on for-hire carrier trailers, the company is now testing the advanced cargo security platform on intermodal containers. Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 TrakLok International LLC, a cargo security firm specializing in trailer and container security, today announced that DuPont Chemical Solutions (DuPont) is testing its advanced cargo security platform to help safeguard loads on intermodal shipping containers. DuPont currently requires its for-hire...

2014-10-09 23:02:50

Lightweight, Durable, Affordable Covers Meet EPA Regulations for Storm Water Exposure CHARLOTTE, N.C. (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 Wastequip®, the leading North American manufacturer of waste and recycling equipment, today announces the launch of lockable roll-off container covers. Designed to meet EPA regulations for storm water exposure, Wastequip’s new heavy-duty covers for roll-off containers are an ideal solution for combating harsh weather like rain, sleet, or snow. Built with...

2014-10-06 12:21:17

NECKARTENZLINGEN, Germany and ROTTERDAM, the Netherlands, October 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hirschmann at Intermodal Europe 2014 in Rotterdam: Stand C70 Autonomous asset tracking solution for intermodal transportation of goods - seamless monitoring of containers and trailers during transportation Valuable cargo always in clear view, anywhere in the world - with its new asset tracking modules, Hirschmann Solutions will present innovative retrofitting modules to be...

2014-10-02 23:08:13

Container Concepts™ fabricates recycled shipping containers to design, build and sell turnkey, food service, retail, and event businesses. Containers provide an eco-friendly solution for independent operators and brands, with endless growth potential. Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 “Thinking inside the Box™” is the tag line Container Concepts’ founders Robb Ferer and AJ Barker have coined, but it’s thinking outside the box that has helped launch this eco-friendly,...

2014-09-26 23:02:46

Whether one wants to store office items in a special storage or pack up household items during renovation, Ferguson Moving Company’s full service portable storage containers can come handy. More information is available at http://www.fergusonmoving.com/. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Ferguson Moving Company now introduces full service Vancouver storage containers that are portable and designed specifically for household items. These containers can store goods in a safe and...

2014-09-23 08:30:55

CHICAGO, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dangerous Goods division of Berlin Packaging, a leading full-service supplier of plastic, glass, and metal containers and closures, has donated protective shipping containers to aid Ebola eradication efforts in Liberia. The shippers will be used to transport vials of blood samples from Ebola patients to laboratories for testing. The company's HMS-69302 shippers were donated at the request of the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI)....

2014-09-19 16:20:43

New equipment expands intermodal capacity JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida East Coast Railway (FECR) is increasing its intermodal capacity by adding new equipment. The company recently acquired 500 new 53' containers and 100 chassis. In addition, the company added 50 refrigerated trailers to meet the needs of customers in the perishables market. All of the units will be in service by mid-October. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140919/147315 These...

2014-09-18 23:12:24

Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Suppliers Make the Switch to Returnable Packaging to Save Money and Better Protect Products Erie, PA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Returnable packaging, typically plastic corrugated containers, such as totes, trays, boxes and bulk containers are increasingly replacing paper corrugated containers. Expanding the use of returnable packaging is an important development for pharmaceutical and medical companies who want to provide safe and hygienic transport and...


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Container garden
2013-08-21 10:16:39

A container garden consists of plants that are grown in pots, boxes, or other containers rather than directly in the ground. Containers can be made of terracotta, wood, plastic, ceramic, or other material that will hold soil and water. There are many forms of containers from the old worn out shoe, tea cups, terracotta pots, window boxes, or the more sophisticated methods with automatic-watering systems. Container gardening is good for growers who do not have adequate soil, growing...

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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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