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2014-09-30 23:19:28

Cerasis, a top third party logistics company in North America, with a focus on creating effective LTL freight management practices for shippers through a web based transportation management system and managed transportation services, releases educational white paper to empower shippers with confidence around Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) shipping. Eagan, MN (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Cerasis, a third party logistics company with a strong focus on less-than-truckload (LTL) freight management,...

2014-09-30 23:17:41

Women In Trucking Association hosts "Women In Transportation" Day at Cleveland Indians game. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Virginia Sturtevant practiced her overhand pitch for weeks before Saturday’s Cleveland Indians game against the Tampa Bay Rays. As an owner-operator leased to FedEx Custom Critical, she was given the opportunity to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at the game. Her practice paid off and the ball flew over home plate with ease. Sturtevant was...

2014-09-30 23:05:26

The Women In Trucking (WIT) Association‘s primary goal is to increase the percentage of women employed in the trucking industry. Walmart has been supporting this initiative as a Gold Level Partner since 2009 and is its longest top level sponsor. Plover, WI (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Since 2007, Women In Trucking Association has accomplished a great deal in their mission to encourage women to consider careers in the trucking industry, address obstacles that might keep women from...

2014-09-29 23:10:29

Cerasis, a third party logistics company with a focus on LTL freight management and transportation management solutions through technology and managed transportation services, extends their automotive logistics expertise by offer this free educational webinar in partnership with the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA). Eagan, MN (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Cerasis Inc., in partnership with the [Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association, announces the educational webinar...

2014-09-29 12:22:05

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations announced that Gina McCarthy, head of the Environmental Protection Agency, would be attending the annual ATA Management Conference & Exhibition next week in San Diego. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "The EPA is a very important agency to trucking," said ATA President and CEO Bill Graves. "With the upcoming second round of truck fuel efficiency standards, as well...

2014-09-25 23:07:27

Touch-a-truck’ fundraiser to benefit Truckload Carriers Association’s Truckload of Respect program in its support of Wreaths Across America Albany, NY (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 The New York State Motor Truck Association (NYSMTA), along with Bestpass™, Inc., providers of bulk purchasing and streamlined toll management services to commercial fleets, today announced that they will be hosting Operation: Big Wheels for Heroes. Proceeds from the touch-a-truck fundraiser will be used to...

2014-09-25 12:22:17

Local Plover Driver Tops All Competitors at the 77th National Truck Driving Championships, Becomes the First Grand Champion from Wisconsin STEVENS POINT, Wis., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today recognized professional driver Jeff Langenhahn, for winning the Grand Champion title at the 77(th) Annual American Trucking Associations (ATA) National Truck Driving Championships....

2014-09-24 12:22:08

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) today released the findings of its 2014 update to An Analysis of the Operational Costs of Trucking. The research, which identifies trucking costs from 2008 through 2013 derived directly from fleets' financial and operational data, provides motor carriers with an important high-level benchmarking tool and government agencies with real world data for future infrastructure...

2014-09-23 12:22:25

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 1.6% in August, following a gain of 1.5% the previous month. In August, the index equaled 132.6 (2000=100) versus 130.5 in July. August's index is the highest on record, surpassing November 2013 (131.0). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO Compared with August 2013, the SA index increased 4.5%, up from July's...

2014-09-23 12:20:53

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations announced its full roster of speakers and special guests for the 2014 ATA Management Conference & Exhibition, Oct. 4-7 in San Diego, Calif. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "The program we've assembled for this year's MC&E is one of the strongest we've ever had," said ATA President and CEO Bill Graves. "We'll be tackling important issues like safety, the economy, driver...


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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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