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2013-09-03 23:18:13

Postings for freight are up over 25% from last year on the newest load board in the bulk industry. Nixa, MO (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 Despite a delay in fall grain harvest, bulk truck freight demand continues to increase creating a tightness in trucks across the bulk truck freight industry. BulkLoadsNow.com freight-matching service saw a 25% increase in posted loads this week compared to one year ago. "Shipper and broker activity is at an all time high as trucking companies become...

2013-08-21 23:28:36

Bulk freight brokers, shippers and carriers go online to discuss MAP-21 and help each other understand the new laws. Nixa, MO (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 Since MAP-21 (Moving Ahead for Progress In the 21st Century) was signed into law a little more than a year ago there have been a lot of questions coming from the bulk transportation industry, especially as it relates to brokering freight. Recently, the topic popped up on a forum at BulkLoadsNow.com, a leading online bulk freight matching...

2013-08-13 23:27:07

3dcart offers e-merchants a new application designed to collect money-back-guarantee refunds on late FedEx and UPS shipments. Tamarac, FL (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 3dcart, a growingly popular ecommerce solution, announced today that it has recently joined forces with 71lbs, a company dedicated to automating shipping refunds with a simple, powerful solution. If a FedEx or UPS shipment is delivered late -- even by 60 seconds -- ecommerce merchants are entitled to a full, money-back refund....

2013-08-06 23:19:05

August 13th live webinar will showcase how to automate transportation processes to optimize shipping operations. East Moline, IL (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 YASH Technologies, a leading technology services and outsourcing partner for global companies, and ProcessWeaver, a leader in providing seamless Transportation Management Solutions for customers worldwide, will co-host a complimentary webinar to address how to seamlessly perform shipping from an ERP system and have complete visibility of...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'