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2014-08-19 23:01:14

Recently, the Bay Area Trucking company has seen a growth in logistics projects for high-profile clients such as Tesla Motors, San Francisco Central Subway project, Home Depot and more. Oakland, California (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 R&A Trucking, a complete intermodal freight transport company, had a pretty good website built by KO Websites in 2008. But the website was starting to look a little dated, so they launched a new WordPress website this week. Recently, the company has seen a...

2014-08-07 23:09:15

Modified Shipping Container for Employee Housing on Display at Oilfield Expos Austin, TX (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Falcon Containers, a leading provider of modified shipping containers for temporary housing, mobile offices, and industrial storage space, announced plans to exhibit its latest workforce housing unit at various oil and gas events this summer. In July, Falcon’s housing unit was already on display at the South Texas Oilfield Expo held at San Antonio’s Henry B. Gonzalez...

2014-07-29 23:16:53

Shipping small items in large boxes is avoidable with weight and dimension information and real-time forecasting of shipping charges. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Recent announcements by FedEx and UPS that they will charge for both weight and bulk (parcel dimensions) for all packages, beginning in 2015, has many shippers scrambling for solutions to manage costs. Both carriers have announced that they will include dimensional pricing for all parcels, removing the exemption for...

2014-07-17 12:22:32

ATLANTA, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The first completed PASS Box(TM) (achronym for Portable Aggregate Supply System) containers manufactured in The Republic of Korea recently rolled off the assembly lines. It is anticipated that this initial fleet will be transported from the Port of Busan to China where they will be filled with various dry bulk exports including cement and ceramic proppant for export all over the world. The PASS Box(TM) is an ABS certified intermodal 20'...

2014-07-11 12:22:09

As Fres-co's FIBC & Liner Commercial Manager, Ms. Fidan Labbe brings more than a decade of in-depth experience in the FIBC industry to the company. TELFORD, Pa., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fres-co System USA, Inc., has been accepted as a member of the Flexible Intermediate Bulk Container Association, according to the organization's Board of Directors, and Fidan Labbe has been named FIBC & Liner Commercial Manager for the company. Labbe joined Fres-co in 2013. Since 2002, she...

2014-06-13 16:20:21

VANCOUVER, June 13, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, and the Honourable Todd Stone, British Columbia's Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, issued a joint statement today noting progress on the Joint Action Plan of March 26, 2014, to achieve stability in the Port Metro Vancouver trucking industry. "A great deal has been accomplished over the past two months, such as increases to the rates to be paid to truckers. However, we remain very...

2014-06-12 20:20:09

Follows through on Joint Action Plan to support an enhanced common reservation system at Port Metro Vancouver VANCOUVER, June 12, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced that the Government of Canada is contributing $3 million to reduce trucker wait times by using new technologies to better link operations across Port Metro Vancouver's four terminals. The Common Data Interface (CDI) project will help to better coordinate and schedule...

2014-06-04 08:22:12

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida East Coast Railway, LLC (FEC) will open its new state-of-the-art Intermodal Container Transfer Facility (ICTF) adjacent to Port Everglades, with a grand opening ceremony on July 14, 2014. The 43-acre facility increases FEC's available intermodal capacity from 100,000 to 450,000 lifts a year and the unique, near-dock facility will improve the transfer of both domestic and international containers between ships and rail....

2014-05-29 23:12:22

TrakLok selects LaunchIt Public Relations. Knoxville, Tennessee (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 TrakLok, Inc., a cargo security firm specializing in trailer and container security, today announced it has retained the services of LaunchIt® Public Relations, Inc., a full service public relations firm focused on technological innovations for the North American transportation market. The decision to utilize the industry and marketing communications expertise of LaunchIt is a reflection of the...

2014-05-22 23:14:18

Stephen Shang Will Present Housing Case Studies from Diverse Environments Austin, TX (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Falcon Containers today announced a major speaking engagement for CEO and Co-founder, Stephen Shang. Shang will speak at the International Camp Logistics and Workforce Accommodation Forum, to be held in Houston, on June 16 and 17. The forum is slated to offer workshops, panels, and informational sessions on workforce living quarters, temporary base camps, and related logistics....


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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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