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2014-08-27 16:21:09

Could Be Liable for Hundreds of Millions of Dollars in Drivers' Operating Expenses and Wages OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal ruled that a class of 2,300 individuals working for FedEx Ground was misclassified as independent contractors instead of employees. As a result, FedEx may owe its workforce of drivers hundreds of millions of dollars for illegally shifting to them the costs of such things as the FedEx branded trucks,...

2014-08-22 12:20:35

Transportation Impact, First Flight Solutions rank among top 750 on Inc. 5000 EMERALD ISLE, N.C., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Emerald Isle-based parcel spend management firms, Transportation Impact and First Flight Solutions, have found themselves on the Inc. 5000 list of America's fastest-growing private companies for the second consecutive year. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140821/138704 Transportation Impact grew 627 percent during the most recent 3-year...

2014-08-17 00:20:15

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Jeffrey Langenhahn, a Con-way Freight professional truck driver based in Plover, Wisc., was named the 2014 Bendix Grand Champion at the 77th annual National Truck Driving Championships. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140523/90962 "The National Truck Driving Championships competitors are the best of the best - the safest, most skilled and most knowledgeable among professional drivers," said ATA President and CEO Bill...

2014-08-16 08:20:21

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The finalists for the 2014 National Truck Driving Championships were announced early this morning after a three day competition that tested driver's knowledge of safety, equipment, the industry and driving skills. Considered the "Super Bowl of Safety," the competition is in the midst of a drive-off. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO The top five drivers in each of the eight competing categories, along with the affiliated...

2014-08-14 23:10:46

The Edwards Law Firm interprets the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s most recent accident data from FedEx, UPS and Con-Way freight carriers for motorists across the country. TULSA, Okla. (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 The Edwards Law Firm’s truck accident attorneys have compiled data from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Motor Carrier Safety Measurement System (SMS) to provide motorists with accurate crash information among three of the nation’s top...

2014-08-13 23:03:38

ASAP Systems’ online inventory and asset tracking system, BarCloud, announces the direct printing of shipping labels from all major US shipping carriers, as well as a shipping rate comparison tool built into its shipping feature. San Jose, California (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 BarCloud, ASAP Systems’ cloud-based inventory management and asset tracking system, today enables users to select and print shipping labels from UPS, USPS, DHL, and FedEx. In addition, users can now compare the...

2014-08-12 23:00:31

A lawsuit was filed against the package shipping giant by a former Pick Up & Delivery Coordinator asserting he was denied overtime pay for long work days Alameda, California (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 On July 24, 2014, the San Francisco labor law lawyers at Blumenthal Nordrehaug & Bhowmik filed a class action lawsuit against Fedex Ground Package System, Inc. alleging the company wrongfully classified their "Pick Up & Delivery Coordinators" as exempt from overtime wages....

2014-08-05 12:21:00

HOUSTON and ST. LOUIS, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Refund Retriever and ShipWorks today announced they have teamed together to bring ShipWorks customers an auditing system that identifies issues and over-charges that occurred with shipments, applies for refunds, and verifies those refunds are credited back to the customer. Studies by Refund Retriever indicate that on average, packages arrive late about 10 percent of the time, but shippers refund only a portion of the late arrivals....

2014-07-31 08:35:48

Expanded customer base and increased customer productivity is driving revenue growth and significantly higher margins LAKE FOREST, Calif., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cryoport, Inc. (OTCBB: CYRX) today announced financial results for the three month period ended June 30, 2014. Recent Operating Highlights -- Achieved 92% revenue growth to $0.94 million for the three month period ended June 30, 2014 compared to the prior year quarter -- Partnered with DHL to further expand...

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...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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