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2014-04-08 23:28:24

Third party logistics company, Cerasis, Inc., continues to show commitment to the integrity of the transportation and freight industry by now earning both the TIA Performance Certified $250,000 Freight Surety Bond and the Certified Transportation Broker designations. Eagan, MN (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Cerasis, Inc., a third party logistics company specializing in freight technology and managed transportation services focused on Less Than Truckload (LTL), small package, and full truckload...

2014-04-07 16:20:15

Specials include reduced rates, free third and fourth fares and shipboard beverage card SEATTLE, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Families looking to take an exciting vacation this summer or travelers looking for their next adventure can take advantage of Holland America Line's annual promotion on summer cruises. The "Summer on Sale" specials are available now and feature savings on select Europe, Canada/New England and Alaska cruises and Land+Sea Journeys....

2014-04-04 16:20:07

FORT SMITH, Ark., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arkansas Best Corporation (Nasdaq: ABFS) will announce its first quarter 2014 results, after the close of the market, on Thursday, May 1, 2014. A conference call with company executives will be held that day at 5:00 p.m. ET (4:00 p.m. CT) to discuss these results. Interested parties are invited to listen by calling (800) 736-4594. Following the call, a recorded playback will be available through the end of the day on May 31, 2014. To...

FedEx Shipping 65M Years' Worth Of History Across America: Exclusive
2014-04-04 08:02:05

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online FedEx is no stranger to shipping important artifacts and precious cargo around the world, such as the advanced technological equipment used for the search for Amelia Earhart’s Model 10 Electra airplane and the movement of two pairs of endangered giant pandas from China to Scotland and France. However, the shipper’s latest adventure is a project 65 million years in the making. Later this month, FedEx Custom Critical (FCC) will...

2014-04-03 12:21:18

THOMASVILLE, N.C., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODFL) announced today that it plans to release its 2014 first quarter financial results before opening of trading on Thursday, April 24, 2014. The Company will also hold a conference call to discuss its financial results and outlook at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) on Thursday, April 24, 2014. An online, real-time webcast of Old Dominion's quarterly conference call will be available at www.odfl.com...

2014-03-28 23:24:02

Pipeline transporting of sulfur requires heated pipelines, so the sulfur remains in liquid form. Read on to learn why AP Sensing’s fiber-optic based DTS system was selected to monitor the heat tracing system to provide insight into the temperature along the entire 76km length of the pipeline. Boeblingen, Germany (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Two sulfur transport pipelines with a total length of 76 km use a heat management system to ensure safe and reliable temperatures along the route....

2014-03-27 16:21:09

-- Following Vindication of Washington Post Correction, Shipping Company Contracted by the U.S. Government Asks all Outlets that Carried False Story to Report Correction As Well-- ODESSA, Ukraine, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kaalbye Shipping International has called upon media outlets and other organizations to correct any inaccurate reports that falsely link the shipping company to serious accusations including shipping cargo to Syria and disengaging ship transponder...

2014-03-27 12:20:43

MIAMI, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Cruise Lines - Texas' largest cruise operator - today announced a grand slam partnership with the Frisco RoughRiders, the Double-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers that plays at Dr Pepper Ballpark in Frisco, Texas. This multi-year partnership marks Carnival's first-ever relationship with a professional baseball franchise. As the Official Cruise Line of the Frisco RoughRiders, Carnival will bring its signature brand of fun to fans of the...

2014-03-26 23:00:58

CruiseVoyant.com, an online cruise booking agency, offers a more robust cruise deals section on the website for consumers. Fort Lauderdal, FL (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 CruiseVoyant.com is excited to announce they will continue to expand on their cruise deal page for all types of travelers. These deals will be researched thoroughly and posted multiple times throughout the week on the Cruise Voyant deals page by their staff of cruise experts and guest writers, the Content Crew. The deals will...

2014-03-26 12:20:30

MIAMI, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Freedom will undergo an extensive multi-million-dollar makeover this spring that will add the first-ever Bookville family reading venue- part of the recently launched Seuss at Sea program in partnership with Dr. Seuss Enterprises - along with a variety of dining, bar and entertainment innovations that are part of the line's Fun Ship 2.0 product enhancement initiative. The majority of these exciting new features will be incorporated during a dry...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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