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2014-08-13 12:21:00

Open House Event to Feature Labor Day Weekend Traffic Forecast, Tips for Avoiding Region's Most Dangerous Roads COLLEGE PARK, Md., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, Aug. 28, the University of Maryland (UMD) A. James Clark School of Engineering will host its first-ever Advanced Transportation Technologies Day open house event, during which participants will explore some of the Washington/Baltimore region's most state-of-the-art transportation labs - just ahead of one of the...

2014-08-11 08:23:55

SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valero Energy Partners LP (NYSE: VLP, the Partnership), today reported second quarter 2014 net income of $12.2 million, or $0.21 per limited partner unit. The Partnership generated earnings before interest, income taxes, depreciation, and amortization (EBITDA) of $15.6 million and distributable cash flow of $15.7 million, and had a coverage ratio of 1.20 in the second quarter of 2014. Second quarter 2014 revenues were $23.7 million versus...

2014-08-07 08:30:11

EVP and CFO Clifton R. Beckham to Resign Effective September 30 VAN BUREN, Ark., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- USA Truck, Inc. (NASDAQ: USAK), a leading transportation and logistics provider, announced today that Clifton R. Beckham has notified the Company of his plan to proceed with his resignation as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective September 30, 2014, to pursue new career opportunities. In preparation for this planned departure, the Company has been...

2014-08-04 12:20:46

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSX and The Conservation Fund today announced a program of grants aimed at improving the transportation and distribution of fresh, healthy food to communities in need. More than 23 million Americans across the country have limited or no access to fresh produce, dairy, meats and seafood. One of the contributors to these so-called "food deserts" is the lack of infrastructure to distribute fresh food to markets. As a leading supplier of efficient...

2014-07-31 23:03:44

Atkins, a project management consultancy, has committed to a partnership engagement with WTS International, the association for the global advancement of women in transportation. Atkins has announced it will commit its partnership with WTS at the Champion level, making a substantial commitment in support of the association’s programs and operations internationally. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Atkins, one of the world’s leading design, engineering, and project management...

2014-07-31 04:20:27

- Second quarter 2014 net income more than triples from year-ago level to $17.2 million and $0.63 per share, or $17.8 million and $0.65 per share, excluding pension settlement charges FORT SMITH, Ark., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ArcBest Corporation (Nasdaq: ARCB), today reported improved second quarter 2014 results reflecting stronger performances at its two largest operating companies, ABF Freight and Panther Premium Logistics(sm). ArcBest's second quarter 2014 revenue was $658.6 million...

2014-07-30 12:21:21

-- Company's 2013 "Committed to More" Sustainability Report Highlights Energy, Efficiency and Humanitarian Achievements -- More Commitment to Transparency by Becoming One of First U.S. Companies to Adopt New Comprehensive Level of Sustainability Reporting -- More Reductions as absolute carbon emissions decrease 1.5% -- More Lower-Emission Vehicles Hitting the Road as fleet logged 55 million miles and avoided the use of 5.8 million gallons of...

2014-07-29 16:21:19

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Network FOB (N+FOB) is a full service logistics company. Since 1987, N+FOB has been revolutionizing the transportation and logistics industry by offering a range of services and benefits to brokers nationwide. Network FOB announced recently its official opening of their Denver office and as a result, Precision Logistics, a Denver based third party logistics provider, is now part of the Network FOB family. Jim Handoush, CEO of Network...

2014-07-27 23:00:22

The GFRP Composites market is driven by rapid growth of end user industries globally; especially in emerging economies such as BRIC countries. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/glass-fiber-reinforced-plastic-composites-market-142751329.html (PRWEB) July 27, 2014 The report, “Glass Fiber & Glass Fiber Reinforced Plastic (GFRP) Composites Market By Raw Material, By Manufacturing Process, By Application (Transportation, Construction, Electrical & Electronics, &...

2014-07-25 12:21:32

ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds Research Report on "China Heavy Truck Industry Report, 2014-2017" to its store. DALLAS, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In the heavy truck industry, the demand mainly comes from infrastructure construction and transportation, and sales volume is to a large extent influenced by macro economy and industrial policies. After the downturn in 2011-2012, China heavy truck industry resumed growth in 2013 thanks to logistics demand and national IV...


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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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