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2014-07-15 23:09:52

123Loadboard, a leading freight-matching service that helps transportation companies maximize their loaded miles, has partnered with ScoopMonkey, a leading online reputation management source for the transportation industry. The partnership integrates ScoopMonkey’s review and rating system with 123Loadboard, giving carriers, brokers, and shippers easy access to feedback ratings similar to eBay’s feedback system. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 123Loadboard, a leading freight...

2014-07-10 23:09:53

ShipHawk makes shipping easy for everyone and has exceeded a network of 60 carriers. Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Online tech start up, ShipHawk, dedicated to making shipping easy for everyone, today announced its carrier network now supports over sixty national and regional carriers – including LTL, blanket wrap, small parcel, courier, and intermodal transportation providers such as Greyhound, Roadrunner Transportation, Pilot Freight Service and Justo Blanket Wrap Delivery...

2014-07-10 12:20:47

THOMASVILLE, N.C., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODFL) announced today that it plans to release its 2014 second quarter financial results before opening of trading on Thursday, July 31, 2014. The Company will also hold a conference call to discuss its financial results and outlook at 10:30 a.m. (Eastern Time) on Thursday, July 31, 2014. An online, real-time webcast of Old Dominion's quarterly conference call will be available at www.odfl.com...

2014-06-23 16:20:34

Highlights of 114-day cruise include 11 overnight calls, Panama and Suez canal transits SEATTLE, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When ms Amsterdam departs Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Jan. 5, 2015, the cruise will span 114 days and call at 45 ports in 25 countries on six continents. Offering a refined and elegant "home away from home," Amsterdam guests will enjoy gracious service, superior amenities and many special Grand Voyage experiences....

2014-06-23 12:26:16

MIAMI, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With summer travel season in full swing, Carnival Cruise Lines continues to enhance its family-friendly offerings, introducing the new Dr. Seuss Bookville family reading venue and Camp Ocean marine-themed children's program on Carnival Freedom, along with highly attractive rates for families to make a summer cruise more affordable than ever. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140623/120530 Recently debuting on Carnival Freedom following a...

2014-06-19 16:21:15

Cruises feature three days and nights at Hamilton SEATTLE, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland America Line is returning to the pink sands and pastel-colored skyline of Bermuda on seven-day cruises aboard ms Veendam. Sailing roundtrip from Boston, Mass., six departures will sail in May, June and July, and feature three days and nights at Hamilton, the country's capital known for its gorgeous beaches and abundance of golf courses....

2014-06-17 12:20:50

HALIFAX, June 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Oceanex wishes to inform you that it has learned of companies attempting to represent themselves as being connected with Oceanex for the shipping of cars to and from Newfoundland. Please note that Oceanex has no knowledge of such shipments and would recommend that potential shippers exercise caution when making shipping arrangements. As Oceanex provides a booking number for all shipments, if you are not dealing directly with Oceanex, you should...

2014-06-16 08:20:28

Award-Winning Cruise Line to Host Experts, Create Excursions, Support Efforts SEATTLE, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ultra-luxury, small-ship cruise operator Seabourn has signed an agreement with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in a unique alliance to help protect World Heritage. The partnership is being created to foster wider support and understanding in the travel industry and among travelers for UNESCO's mission of identifying, safeguarding...

2014-06-13 16:20:21

VANCOUVER, June 13, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, and the Honourable Todd Stone, British Columbia's Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, issued a joint statement today noting progress on the Joint Action Plan of March 26, 2014, to achieve stability in the Port Metro Vancouver trucking industry. "A great deal has been accomplished over the past two months, such as increases to the rates to be paid to truckers. However, we remain very...

2014-06-10 12:21:56

To support upcoming US and Canadian Tank Car Safety Requirements for Crude Shipments THE WOODLANDS, Texas, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bourque Logistics, the leader in logistics software for industrial rail shippers, will help its clients identify newer and safer CPC-1232 tank cars for crude shipments. This important function will assist crude shippers and receivers to maintain safety compliance by utilization of tank cars which are manufactured to the higher safety CPC-1232...


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