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Grand Opening of Penske Room at Universal Technical Institute

Penske Truck Leasing unveiled brand new multipurpose room at automotive technical training school.
April 2, 2014
The room will serve as a venue for a multitude of student activities for both students and staff, including presentations, training seminars, student-peer tutoring sessions, as well as an active classroom and lab.
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Navis Unveils N4 2.6 at Intermodal South America, TOC CSC Asia

Key features help optimize rail operations, improve system management and administration, and provide enhanced control and planning UI.
April 2, 2014
Navis, the global technology standard for managing the movement of cargo through terminals, announced at Intermodal South America the next release of its industry-leading terminal operating system (TOS), N4 2.6
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Menlo Launches Freight Brokerage Service in Europe

The majority of the volume has been intra-Europe in extent but Asian and North American destined cargo has also been handled.
April 1, 2014
Menlo Freight Brokerage has undergone a year of preparation and trial operation and is now being launched across Europe.
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Barilla Pasta Awards APL Logistics as Carrier of the Year

APL Logistics provides over the road trucking and intermodal services for Barilla in the U.S.
April 1, 2014
The global 3PL’s performance throughout 2013 set it apart from other carrier partners of Barilla America.
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Ryder’s Natural Gas Fleet Surpasses 20 Million Miles

Ryder has replaced approximately 3.1 million gallons of diesel fuel with domestically produced natural gas and reduced emissions by more than 559,000 MTCO2e emissions since 2011.
March 31, 2014
The fleet consists of liquefied natural gas and compressed natural gas tractors serving more than 40 customer operations in California, New York, Texas, Arizona, Michigan, Utah, Georgia, and Louisiana.
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ORBCOMM Software Acquires Eurocscan

Euroscan’s systems are used for safe and secure transportation of food and pharmaceuticals by monitoring and assuring temperature compliance.
March 28, 2014
ORBCOMM Inc., a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) software, completed the acquisition of Euroscan Holdings, B.V. (Euroscan), a global supplier of refrigerated transportation temperature compliance recording systems.
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Volvo Selects CEVA for Customs Brokerage in the U.S.

The U.S. market is Volvo’s largest market, with the brand having been sold in the U.S. for more than 60 years.
March 28, 2014
CEVA Logistics, a global supply chain management company, announced that Volvo Cars of North America, the Rockleigh, N.J.-based subsidiary of the Swedish luxury automotive manufacturer, has selected CEVA’s customs brokerage services for its U.S. business.
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American Worldwide Agencies Opens Houston Office, Hires Seasoned Branch Manager

AWA is expanding as its customers seek handling and managing for end-to-end project and breakbulk cargo moves.
March 27, 2014
American Worldwide Agencies (AWA) is adding to its global network of freight forwarders and agents with a new office in Houston.
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Port Metro Vancouver Truckers Strike Ends

The strike ended late afternoon Wednesday, March 26.
March 27, 2014
The strike included 1,000 non-unionized truckers, whom began striking in February 2014, as well as about 250 unionized truckers that joined the strike on March 10, 2014.
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Weather Impacted January 2014 U.S.-Canada Freight Flows

Trade using truck, the largest mode, declined 4.9 percent while rail dropped 9.9 percent.
March 27, 2014
Severe weather in January 2014 impacted freight transportation, contributing to a decline in U.S.-Canada trade for the month.
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