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2011-11-21 07:28:00

QUINCY, Wash., Nov. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Over thirty legislators (state and federal), businesses, organizations and communities have recently sent letters (https://docs.google.com/open?id=0B8_kAfoonaRsN2NhZmM2MTUtYzc3NC00MzBhLTg1MTUtNjA0NzRmZmVmM2Zh) to the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) expressing extensive support for a TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) Grant to expand the Port of Quincy Intermodal Terminal...

2011-11-17 14:56:00

NEWARK, N.J., Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Led by strong demand for agricultural products in Asia, U.S. containerized exports expanded 6.7 percent in the third quarter, according to figures released today by The Journal of Commerce/PIERS, leaving export volume from the United States up 8.3 percent through the first nine months of 2011. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111117/NY09415 ) Westbound trans-Pacific trade for the third quarter rose 10.4 percent year-over-year to...

2011-11-16 15:06:00

NEWARK, N.J., Nov. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2012 Trans-Pacific Maritime Conference will feature a first-ever refrigerated container transportation track, focused on the rapidly growing trans-Pacific reefer trade, both eastbound and westbound. The full-day Cool Cargoes track, featuring speeches and four panel discussions, will take place on Day 2 of TPM, March 6, 2012, at the Long Beach Hyatt Regency. Attendees at TPM, organized by The Journal of Commerce, will have the option of...

2011-11-08 13:30:00

FORT SMITH, Ark., Nov. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ABF® has expanded its portfolio of global solutions to include Ocean LTL: a single-contact, expedited less-than-container-load/less-than-truckload (LCL/LTL) supply chain solution for customers who import from manufacturing centers in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. "By combining ABF's innovative Dual-System® Network with top-tier NVOCC shipping, ABF is able to provide reliable global shipping solutions that...

2011-10-28 14:17:00

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan, Oct. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FMN Logistics today updated its shippers on the potential impact of the upcoming winter on inbound and outbound freight shipments on the Northern Distribution Network (NDN) and the Kazakhstan-Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan (KKT) trucking route. Each year, FMN Logistics assesses the potential effects on freight shipments along this vital route into and out of Afghanistan. "Our aim is to keep our customers apprised of our plans to keep their...

2011-10-28 10:50:00

NEWARK, N.J., Oct. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Toys imports into the United States tumbled 9 percent year-over-year in September, as the country's retailers apparently chose caution over Christmas cheer heading into the 2011 holiday season, according to figures from The Journal of Commerce/PIERS. The drop in container volume, most of it from China, was the eighth straight for toys coming into the United States and a strong sign that the nation's stores are concerned with figures showing...

2011-10-27 10:00:00

COO and CIO John Howe will participate in a panel discussion on the merits of employing reusable shippers for moving clinical trial material around the world, and leasing versus buying scenarios. Kingsville, TX (PRWEB) October 27, 2011 Intelligent Thermal Solutions, named 2011 Innovator of the Year by the Greener Package Awards, announces that its leadership team will attend the IQPC 3rd Clinical Trials Supply & Logistics Summit in San Diego Nov. 7-9, 2011. COO and CIO John Howe will...

2011-10-24 20:58:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Lines, Inc. (OTCQB: HRZL), the nation's leading domestic ocean shipping company, today announced it will discontinue its Five Star Express (FSX) trans-Pacific container shipping service between the U.S. West Coast, Guam and China. Horizon is implementing an orderly transition plan, beginning October 31, 2011, and will work aggressively to mitigate any supply chain disruptions for its customers. Discontinuation of the FSX Guam and...

2011-10-20 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- APS Technology Group, Inc., a leading provider of optical character recognition (OCR) and automation technology solutions for marine and intermodal container terminals, announced the Port of Houston Authority (PHA) will implement the APS Gate OCR Portal to automate equipment identification, traffic processing and damage inspection imaging at the newly constructed entry gate complex of its Bayport container terminal in Houston. One of the largest...

2011-10-18 09:40:00

TORONTO, Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today the purchase of 200 more efficient EcoTherm containers to increase customer efficiency and help reduce energy consumption in its fast-growing temperature-sensitive intermodal markets. Products such as food, beverages, paints and pharmaceuticals require protection against low temperatures. With this container acquisition, CN's EcoTherm fleet stands at almost 500 units, the largest in North America. CN...


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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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