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2012-08-08 23:03:56

Bulk Loads Now load board averages more than 20,000 loads posted at any given time and provides its members with a searchable database of every carrier in North America. Nixa, MO (PRWEB) August 08, 2012 BulkLoadsNow.com, a fast-growing bulk freight matching site, reached over 7600 members in July, just one month before the website celebrates its one year anniversary. “We knew there was a need in the bulk commodity industry for an online community like Bulk Loads Now, but we...

2012-07-26 23:03:12

Online bulk truck freight company, BulkLoadsNow.com, has released the first smart phone application specifically for the bulk freight industry. Nixa, MO (PRWEB) July 26, 2012 Online bulk freight connection company, BulkLoadsNow.com, has released the first smart phone application for the bulk freight industry. The BulkLoadsNow.com app, available for both androids and iphones, allows carriers and shippers to stay connected and current no matter where they are. Through the app members have...

2011-12-10 01:13:22

Shifting a fraction of truck-borne freight onto trains would have an outsized impact on air quality in the Midwest, according to researchers at the University of Wisconsin—Madison. Much of that impact boils down to simple efficiency, according to Erica Bickford, a graduate student in UW—Madison's Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies. For each ton they carry, long-distance trucks go about 150 miles on a gallon of diesel fuel. Trains can move a ton more than 400 miles per...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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