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2013-10-23 23:28:24

Current load posting reaches all time record numbers on BulkLoadsNow.com due to increased harvest activity and a shortage of trucking capacity. Nixa, MO (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Fall harvest activity caught up to bulk truck freight capacity creating tightness across the truck freight industry. BulkLoadsNow.com, a leading load posting site for the dry and liquid freight industry, reached 35% more loads posted in the third week of October compared to the previous month. The youngest load...

2013-10-10 23:28:50

Brian Beckcom and his law firm represent approximately half the crew of the Maersk Alabama crewmembers, who claim the Somali pirate hijacking should have been prevented. Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 On October 11, Captain Phillips will open in movie theatres across America. The film tells the story of a brave sea captain, portrayed by Tom Hanks, who protected his crew against dangerous Somali pirates. The movie is based on a true story, but allegedly gets the facts wrong....

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.