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2013-11-19 20:20:10

OTTAWA, Nov. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today met with the Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs to further discuss enhancing the safe transportation of dangerous goods (TDG) as part of an ongoing dialogue with Canada's first responders. "The safety of Canadians is Transport Canada's top priority," said Minister Raitt. "The department continues to work closely with all stakeholders, including first responders, to examine all means of...

2013-11-18 20:20:17

OTTAWA, Nov. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, made the following statement after meeting with the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities (SCOTIC): "I reiterated to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities the Government of Canada's commitment to ensuring a safe transportation system and enhancing the safety of the transportation of dangerous goods. "I asked the Committee to undertake...

2013-11-18 12:20:16

Extended LEAN(TM) and TMS Technology Eliminate Waste, Streamline Processes, Reduce Fuel Usage HICKORY, N.C., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Globally-recognized third-party logistics (3PL) provider Transportation Insight has been honored with a Green Supply Chain Award from Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine. Transportation Insight garnered the award for delivering LEAN supply chain solutions to clients that result in reduced carbon emissions, lower mileage and lower fuel costs while...

2013-11-14 12:20:20

Transportation Insight Founder Paul Thompson Shares Case for Lifelong Wellness with Transport Topics HICKORY, N.C., Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading logistics publication Transport Topics features commentary from Transportation Insight Founder and Chairman Paul Thompson in its current issue, underscoring the importance of encouraging America's children and workforce alike to establish and maintain a healthy lifestyle. As founder or co-founder of seven highly successful...

2013-11-14 08:24:07

Opportunities present for railroad, trucking, shipping and airline industries as shale energy impacts chemical and manufacturing sectors NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As the shale energy revolution is gaining speed in the U.S., transportation and logistics companies are experiencing an immediate and dramatic impact, according to a new PwC US report, Shale Energy: A potential game changer - Implications for the US transportation & logistics industry. Since 2010, the U.S....

2013-11-13 08:22:00

VAN BUREN, Ark., Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- USA Truck, Inc. (NASDAQ: USAK), a leading transportation and logistics solutions provider, today announced the conversion of its Atlanta terminal to a continuous, full-service Operations and support center. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110114/DA30069LOGO) The expanded facility's 24/7 operating model reflects the Company's strategy for establishing predictive maintenance practices, designed to reduce long-term costs and...

2013-11-12 12:20:58

Enterprise Service Offering Earns 3PL Spot on Global Trade Magazine's List of Logistics Leaders HICKORY, N.C., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading global third-party logistics (3PL) provider Transportation Insight has been selected by Global Trade magazine in its November/December issue as one of 10 3PLs with the Best Range of Transportation Services. The 3PL appears in the exclusive top 10 ranking alongside other major logistics service providers such as UPS Supply Chain...

2013-11-12 08:22:52

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to increasing client demand for complex transportation litigation services across the country, Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, Ltd. continues to expand its core practice areas with the addition of lateral shareholder Jon Michael Dumont to the firm's Philadelphia office. Mr. Dumont brings along a team of three experienced of counsel attorneys, as well as two talented associate attorneys. (Logo:...

2013-11-11 04:20:08

- Third quarter 2013 revenue increases 7.9% to $623.4 million from $577.5 million FORT SMITH, Ark., Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Arkansas Best Corporation (Nasdaq: ABFS) today reported higher third quarter 2013 net income in the seasonally strong business environment for ABF Freight System, Inc., while Arkansas Best's emerging businesses continued to experience revenue growth and positive margins. Arkansas Best's third quarter 2013 revenue was $623.4 million compared...

2013-11-07 08:29:45

Small and middle market local deals continue to lead activity NEW YORK, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Merger and acquisition (M&A) value in the global industrial products (IP) industry increased during the third quarter of 2013 driven specifically by the industrial manufacturing sector, according to PwC US' analysis of deal activity in the third quarter of 2013 across six sectors: aerospace & defense (A&D), chemicals, engineering & construction, industrial...


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2012-07-17 22:12:23

Warm Air Advection: this is defined by the process of warm air flowing northward towards the colder air replacing it with warmer air. An example would be as follows. Advection is defined as the horizontal or vertical transportation of air. 8AM - South Dakota Temp 66F Winds Southwest 12mph. 8AM - Oklahoma Temp 82F Winds Southwest 20mph. Now at 1PM the warm air has moved in as the Southwest winds have pushed it northward so the new temps are as follow. South Dakota 80F - Oklahoma...

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