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2013-02-07 08:21:15

SEATTLE, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Seattle-based energy and facility services firm McKinstry has released a carbon analysis study that confirms that the unique (Cold Train) refrigerated express intermodal service to/from the Port of Quincy Intermodal Terminal produces a smaller carbon footprint than shipping by long-haul truck to/from Quincy, Wash. The report validates a previous estimation of carbon emissions reported by the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Railway's Carbon Estimator...

2012-12-21 12:24:59

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Quincy Data is live with the Quincy Extreme Data (QED) Service offering financial market data to exchange-collocated clients over an ultra-low latency microwave network linking the Chicago and New York trading centers. Being milliseconds ahead of the competition can lead to significant increase in profits and reduction of risk for Quincy's bank, dealer and trading clients. The QED Service integrates and normalizes market data...

2012-11-13 08:38:21

WENATCHEE, Wash., Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Washington Apple Commission has recently released an economic impact study on the effect that the state's apple industry has on the state and region. According to the study, Washington's apple industry is a major contributor of income, employment and tax revenues to the state's economy. For example, the apple industry boosted the Washington economy by an estimated $7.02 billion in direct, indirect and induced economic activity in...

2012-10-23 07:21:40

ANAHEIM, Calif., Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, the Port of Quincy and Rail Logistics-Cold Train will be jointly exhibiting at the Produce Marketing Association (PMA) Fresh Summit Convention and Expo. Last year, the Port of Quincy and Cold Train successfully partnered on an exhibit at the PMA Fresh Summit in Atlanta, GA. This year's Fresh Summit is in Anaheim, CA from October 26-28. The PMA Fresh Summit is the largest tradeshow and exposition in the world for the...

2012-05-25 10:22:39

QUINCY, Fla., May 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- /Continental Who's Who/ -- Gertrude Betsey is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional. Gertrude is recognized by the Funeral Services industry as a result of 46 Years of Excellence in the field. Betsey is the Owner of Betsey Funeral Home, located in Quincy, Florida. Gertrude's expertise lies in the area of Customer Service, however, Gertrude believes that Customer Service is much deeper than providing services and ensuring...

2012-04-03 02:21:13

QUINCY, Wash., April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Rail Logistics-Cold Train and Interstate Distributor Co. have announced a new partnership in which Cold Train (www.icoldtrain.com) will utilize a dedicated fleet of trucks from Interstate Distributor Co. (www.intd.com) for short-haul drayage service to and from the Port of Quincy Intermodal Terminal (www.portofquincyintermodal.com) in Washington State. In early 2010, Rail Logistics (www.rrlx.com) launched the "Cold Train" Pacific...

2012-04-02 06:20:50

QUINCY, Wash., April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Port of Quincy has sold 12 acres of its newly developed Industrial Park #6 to direct selling giant Amway. The company plans to build a 48,000-square-foot extraction and concentration facility to process ingredients for nutritional products sold under its NUTRILITE® brand. Additionally, Amway also has an option with the Port of Quincy (www.portofquincy.org) to purchase an additional 15 acres of property at the same industrial park. Amway...

2012-02-07 08:02:00

QUINCY, Wash., Feb. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Port of Quincy Intermodal Terminal (http://www.portofquincyintermodal.com) has been recently added by Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Railway to its new national intermodal map (http://www.bnsf.com/customers/pdf/maps/small-intermodal-map.pdf). The Port of Quincy Intermodal Terminal (https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/2X_Y47SnAhmK4H4n9MK4oQ?feat=directlink) is located in central Washington on BNSF's key cross-country Seattle-Chicago rail...

2011-12-20 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WorldNow, the leading online technology, content and revenue-solutions company for local media, has announced that Quincy Newspapers, Inc., dba Quincy, has chosen WorldNow's Online Content Management System to develop and deliver relevant and up to the minute local news and information for its newspaper websites. Quincy's Interactive Division manages online content operations for www.whig.com and www.njherald.com and for its broadcast...

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...