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Averitt Earns LTL Gold Award From Dick’s Sporting Goods

Averitt was recognized with the honor during the 2nd Annual Dick's Sporting Goods Logistics Conference in Pittsburgh.
April 11, 2014
In three years, Averitt Express has gone from being a new carrier for Dick's Sporting Goods to earning the national retailer's 2013 Gold Award in the less-than-truckload (LTL) category.
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Georgia Ports Sets All-Time Monthly Highs in Tonnage, Ro/Ro

Fiscal-year-to-date tonnage up by 15.5 percent; Ro/Ro up by 21 percent.
April 10, 2014
The Georgia Ports Authority achieved its highest month on record in March, moving 2.61 million tons of cargo – a 15.5 percent increase over the same month a year ago.
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Accellos Announces Integration Between Prophesy Dispatch, MacroPoint

Duo provides dynamic location tracking for brokered loads within TMS.
April 10, 2014
Accellos announced new integration between their Prophesy Dispatch TMS product and MacroPoint, a service which provides location tracking for brokered loads.
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New Link “SEAL” Trucking Service Connects South East Asia, Indochina

The service operates five times a week between Singapore and Malaysia, and runs two to three times a week connecting Malaysia with Bangkok and Vietnam (Hanoi).
April 9, 2014
Yusen Logistics announces the launch of the South East Asia Link service (SEAL) – a cross-border trucking service for Indochina.
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EPA Teams with Ports to Improve Environmental Performance

Clean diesel grants and new ports initiative will advance sustainable technologies.
April 8, 2014
EPA is hosting the “Advancing Sustainable Ports” summit to mark the kickoff of a new EPA initiative to recognize ports that take action to improve environmental performance.
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April Retail Imports Expect 6.1 Percent Increase

The total for 2013 was 16.2 million TEU, up 2.3 percent from 2012’s 15.8 million TEU.
April 8, 2014
Import volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to increase 6.1 percent in April, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.
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HazMat Safety Scrutinized

Hazardous material accidents are an industry nightmare, raising safety questions and potentially tighter regulation.
April 5, 2014

 They were almost certainly asleep as the driverless oil train rumbled toward Lac-Mégantic, a popular tourist destination town alongside the same-named lake in eastern Quebec, Canada. 


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Fueling Change in Trucking

An aggressive fuel efficiency initiative is helping to change the face of trucking in the U.S.
April 5, 2014

In his 2014 State of the Union address, President Barack Obama promised action.


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UPS Ranks No. 22 on 2014 InformationWeeK Elite 100

Auto Arrive and Depart system automates information exchange for UPS tractor trailer feeder fleet.
April 3, 2014
UPS announced its Auto Arrive and Depart (AAD) system ranked 22 on the 2014 InformationWeek Elite 100.
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Call for Participation on Medium- and Heavy-Duty Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards

This panel will focus on the EPA's proposed extension of medium- and heavy-duty vehicles' greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions standards beyond model year 2018.
April 2, 2014
The EPA is inviting small businesses, governments and not-for-profit organizations to participate as Small Entity Representatives (SERs) for a Small Business Advocacy Review (SBAR) Panel.
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