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2014-09-18 12:21:58

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) today launched a new compendium of sustainable freight practices on its website, www.atri-online.org. The compendium identifies a number of sustainable practices being used by the trucking industry ranging from driver training, idle reduction and speed management to vehicle aerodynamics, tires and engine systems. In addition to identifying sustainable practices, the...

2014-09-15 08:20:31

LAREDO, Texas, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Understanding the importance of giving back to the community, on Thursday, September 11, C.R. England donated over 700 backpacks, along with $15 Walmart vouchers to purchase school supplies, to students in United and Laredo Independent School Districts in Laredo, TX. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140914/145996 A press event was held at Texas A&M International University with students representing both school districts...

2014-09-03 08:20:45

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dean England, Co-Chairman of Salt Lake City-based Transportation provider C.R. England, today announced the appointment of TJ England as Vice President and General Counsel. Mr. England assumes leadership of the company's legal department from Nelson Hayes, who has served in the role since 1993. Mr. Hayes will remain with the company and retain his title of Senior Vice President and Litagation Counsel in advance of his retirement in late...

2014-07-29 08:20:50

SALT LAKE CITY, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- C.R. England, one of the nation's largest refrigerated carriers, has received the highest possible safety rating of 'Satisfactory' in a recent DOT Compliance audit by a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Safety Investigator from the Utah Region. "We are pleased with the results of this compliance review which recognizes us with the industry's highest safety rating," said Brandon Harrison, Chief Operator Officer for C.R....

2014-06-12 08:20:47

COLTON, Calif., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- C.R. England, one of the nation's largest refrigerated carriers, today celebrated the opening of a new terminal at 2250 South Riverside Avenue in Colton, CA on Wednesday, June 11, 2014. Also announced at the event was the addition of 10 new LNG trucks to the company's Southern California fleets. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140612/117295 "We are excited about the facilities that we are offering our drivers and staff and we are pleased...

2014-05-02 12:20:49

Colorado Company to Become Full-Service Semi Trailer Business DENVER, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Trailer Leasing, a leading provider for the rental and leasing of semi trailers, announced today it has purchased OnRamp Trailer Services from CR England, the largest refrigerated transportation company in the world. "The acquisition of OnRamp is a significant step toward better serving our customers in the semi trailer segment of the transportation industry," said Wes Gardner,...

2014-02-26 08:20:18

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- C.R. England, a Salt Lake City-based global transportation provider, has recognized seven drivers for professional driving excellence. Six drivers were selected as C.R. England Drivers of the Year and one as C.R. England Trainer of the Year. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140226/SF71623) "We are pleased to acknowledge these drivers as examples of excellence in our industry," said Brandon Harrison, Chief Operating Officer. "We honor...

2014-02-04 16:21:53

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- C.R. England has opened a new IdleAir facility at its terminal at 8422 Amparan Road in Laredo, TX. The 24-space IdleAir facility provides C.R. England drivers with in-cab services that provide heating and air conditioning, Internet connectivity, television, and 110-volt electrical, completely eliminating the need for idling. An open house marking the opening of the facility was held on February 4, 2014. IdleAir developed a customized...

2014-01-29 08:20:30

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- C.R. England has awarded a 2014 Harley-Davidson Sportster Iron 883 to Gerry Blake, one of its top company drivers, for showing improvement in miles per gallon average and average idle percentage for the fourth quarter 2013. This is the 11th Harley-Davidson awarded to drivers by C. R. England in this fuel efficiency promotion. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140129/SF54460) Blake drives a 2013 Freightliner Cascadia, for...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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