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2014-01-30 04:20:06

- Fourth quarter 2013 net income of $10.3 million, or $0.38 per share FORT SMITH, Ark., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arkansas Best Corporation (Nasdaq: ABFS) today reported results for the fourth quarter and full year 2013 that reflected solidly improved profitability at ABF Freight System, Inc., Panther Expedited Services and revenue growth at Arkansas Best's other emerging, non-asset based businesses. Arkansas Best's 2013 revenue was $2.3 billion, an increase of 11%...

2014-01-29 23:25:03

HDR Engineering has committed to an increase in its partnership engagement with WTS International, the association for the global advancement of women in transportation. Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 HDR Engineering, Inc., a global architecture, engineering, consulting, and construction firm, has committed to an increase in its partnership engagement with WTS International, the association for the global advancement of women in transportation. An historically Champion-level...

2014-01-28 23:01:05

WTS International, the association for the global advancement of women in transportation, is celebrating the news that General Motors CEO Mary Barra and trucking company founder Andra Rush will be seated in First Lady Michele Obama's box for President Obama’s State of the Union Address tonight. Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 WTS International, the association for the global advancement of women in transportation, is celebrating the news that General Motors CEO Mary Barra...

Google Ad Patent Free Taxi Ride To Business
2014-01-27 12:50:07

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Technology giant Google has acquired a patent for a free (or highly discounted) taxi service that would provide transportation to an advertiser’s business location. This could include restaurants, shops and other entertainment venues, and could possibly encourage consumers to respond more often to location-based special offers. The technology is based around algorithms that would determine a customer’s location, find the best...

2014-01-23 23:02:55

Southwest Airlines Co. and Lea+Elliott have made substantial commitments to WTS International, the association for the global advancement of women in transportation, to support the association’s Transportation YOU program for girls aged 13 – 18. Transportation YOU is managed by WTS chapters across the U.S. with various programs that include mentorships, technical tours, and hands-on activities to encourage girls to continue on an academic path focused on STEM. Washington, DC (PRWEB)...

2014-01-23 23:02:16

Gabe Klein, the former transportation chief for the cities of Chicago and Washington, D.C. who is known for making cities less car-centric and more people-friendly, has been named a senior visiting fellow for the Urban Land Institute (ULI). Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Gabe Klein, the former transportation chief for the cities of Chicago and Washington, D.C. who is known for making cities less car-centric and more people-friendly, has been named a senior visiting fellow for...

2014-01-22 23:21:05

The research report on Contactless Payments Market majorly focuses on trends, drivers & restraints, opportunities, and challenges in this market. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/contactless-payments-market-1313.html) (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 The report "Contactless Payments Market [by Solutions (Payment Terminal, Business Management, Card Issuance, Anti-Skimming), by Services (Consultation, Integration, Value Added Services)] - Global Advancements, Market...

2014-01-16 12:20:27

Annual summary of transportation priorities includes eliminating distraction in transportation ITASCA, Ill., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Safety Council applauds the National Transportation Safety Board for again including distraction in transportation - specifically the use of portable electronic devices - on its 2014 Most Wanted List. The list was released today and outlines the agency's highest transportation safety priorities. It is designed to educate...

2014-01-16 08:20:30

Low cost carriers expanding into major domestic routes primary reason for moderate airfare increases NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US today released Aviation Perspectives: The Impact of Mega-Mergers, A New Foundation for the US Airline Industry, a report that reveals how merger-driven consolidation will continue to have a significant and positive effect on the domestic airline industry. The report, which also highlights the expansion of low cost carriers (LCCs) into...

2014-01-14 23:24:49

After publishing 200 posts in 2013 on the Cerasis Freight Management Blog, the company unveils the top 10 posts in each category by page view. Eagan, MN (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Do you have an interest to learn more about manufacturing, supply chain, logistics, and transportation? Cerasis Inc., a top 3PL company who services manufacturers and distributors who ship freight in North America by way of a transportation management system and integrated freight logistics services, announces...


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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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