A free educational event focused on promoting opportunities for increasing the use of natural gas trucks in commercial transportation, “Transforming Trucking with Natural Gas,” will be held on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at the Center at Cathedral Plaza in Los Angeles, CA.
Additional Orders Totaling $200,000 for Spare Parts Expected This Week AmeraMex International, Inc. (pinksheets:AMMX), a provider of heavy equipment to logistics companies (stevedoring), infrastructure construction, commercial farming and mining companies, announced it has received additional orders totaling $500,000 for heavy equipment from its South American customers. The equipment is in inventory and is expected to…Details
As the May 20-21 NATO summit approaches, one thing is certain: Traffic is going to be a nightmare. But a few local limousine companies that will ferry dignitaries around town aren’t complaining. George Jacobs, co-owner of Franklin Park-based Windy City Limos, said his entire fleet of nearly 200 vehicles will be fully booked during…Details
Seamless freight transportation — where goods flow rapidly from door to door using the most cost-efficient and reliable transport modes in harmony with each other — has long been an industry buzzword more talked about than consistently executed. Is the idea that this type of synchronicity a necessity for sustainable and greener growth taking hold?…Details
The South Carolina House of Representatives is absolutely correct in putting off a radical change in state pubic school student transportation and instead calling for further study of an idea that would turn control of the South Carolina’s state-operated school buses to local districts. The idea has the potential to be a significant and detrimental…Details
The American Trucking Assns. (ATA) and the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Assn. (OOIDA) have squared off on the issue of mandatory onboard electronic recorders in letter-writing campaigns to members of the House and Senate currently negotiating the transportation bill. In the letter, ATA — along with several other industry and advocacy groups — urged the retention…Details