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Monday September 25, 2017
Holland named 2016 Regional LTL Carrier of the Year by Transplace
Monday September 25, 2017
Holland  has been selected by Transplace as its 2016 Regional LTL Carrier of the Year. The award identifies top carriers in categories, based on over 20 million annual shipments across more than 300 customers. Transplace selected award winners ...
Wednesday September 20, 2017
AAR announces weekly rail traffic ending September 16, 2017
Wednesday September 20, 2017
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending September 16, 2017. For this week, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 530,774 carloads and intermodal units, down 1.4 percent compared with the same week ...
Tuesday September 19, 2017
Lantech's 45 years of test data affirms time-tested load security formula
Tuesday September 19, 2017
Poorly secured truck shipments cause an estimated $50 billion of intransit damage globally every year. * At present, there are no official standards governing load stability during shipment. However, there is a growing emphasis on safety and an ...
Equipment leasing and finance industry confidence remains strong in September 2017
Tuesday September 19, 2017
The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) releases the September 2017 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI). Designed to collect leadership data, the index reports a qualitative assessment of both ...
Thursday September 14, 2017
Help PMMI and PACK EXPO support urgent needs of hurricane victims
Thursday September 14, 2017
As Florida and the southeastern United States struggle to recover from the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma, PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, is continuing fundraising efforts, announcing funds raised through PACK ...
Wednesday September 13, 2017
AAR reports weekly rail traffic for week ending September 9, 2017
Wednesday September 13, 2017
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending September 9, 2017. For this week, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 486,474 carloads and intermodal units, up 0.8 percent compared with the same week last ...
Tuesday September 12, 2017
ELFA releases its 2017 Survey of Equipment Finance
Tuesday September 12, 2017
The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association has released its 2017 Survey of Equipment Finance Activity (SEFA) reporting overall new business volume grew 2.5% in the equipment finance industry in 2016.  As end-users of equipment finance, ...
Friday September 8, 2017
Magline acquires Haulz-All product Line
Friday September 8, 2017
Magline, Inc. , manufacturer of innovative material handling equipment, acquired the assets of Haulz-All powered industrial steel products by Novative Designs, Inc.  Darryl Berlinger, currently president of Novative Designs, has accepted the role ...
Thursday September 7, 2017
ALAN Hurricane Harvey flood recovery, Preparations for Irma and Jose relief needs
Thursday September 7, 2017
As the recovery from Hurricane Harvey continues, the threat of Hurricane Irma looms in terms of the intense strain being placed on retail supply chains. Grocers, hardware stores, gas stations and more are all experiencing shortages due to increased ...
Wednesday September 6, 2017
AAR reports weekly rail traffic for August and week ending September 2, 2017
Wednesday September 6, 2017
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending September 2, 2017, as well as volumes for August 2017, which was the best month in history for intermodal traffic.   U.S. railroads originated ...
Tuesday September 5, 2017
National Container Group announces acquisition of Recycle, Inc. East
Tuesday September 5, 2017
RIE began reconditioning poly and steel drums in 1989 and soon after added asset and composite IBCs to its portfolio. In 1999, Recycle, Inc. East became the first company ever to manufacture DOT-certified plastic drums made from 100% recycled plastic. ...
Friday September 1, 2017
Hannibal Industries' Houston facility to reopen after Labor Day weekend 
Friday September 1, 2017
After the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey to the people of Southeast Texas, Hannibal Industries is grateful to announce that their Houston, Texas Hannibal South facility will be fully operational again on  September 5 .    ...
Wednesday August 30, 2017
AAR reports weekly rail traffic for week ending August 26, 2017
Wednesday August 30, 2017
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending August 26, 2017. For this week, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 551,776 carloads and intermodal units, up 2.3 percent compared with the same week last year. ...
Tuesday August 29, 2017
Flight Systems Industrial Products acquires ARS Solutions, LLC
Tuesday August 29, 2017
Flight Systems Industrial Products (FSIP) located in Carlisle, PA is pleased to announce that it has acquired ARS Solutions, LLC located at 80 S Fairbank Street in Addison, Illinois. FSIP is a remanufacturer of electronic products found on electric ...
Monday August 28, 2017
ALAN seeking donations for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts
Monday August 28, 2017
Hurricane Harvey devastated Texas after making landfall on Friday, August 25th. The slow-moving storm left behind flattened communities and is causing historic flooding in Houston and other parts of Texas. The American Logistics Aid Network ...
Thursday August 24, 2017
HP and Deloitte announce alliance
Plan to accelerate digital transformation of global manufacturing industry
Thursday August 24, 2017
HP Inc. and Deloitte Consulting LLP announced a first-of-its-kind alliance to help accelerate the digital transformation of the global manufacturing industry. The two companies will collaborate on the implementation of HP’s 3D printing ...
Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s Survey of Economic Activity: July 2017 Leasing and Finance Index
Thursday August 24, 2017
The  Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s  (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $1 trillion equipment finance sector, showed ...
Wednesday August 23, 2017
AAR reports weekly rail traffic for week ending August 19, 2017
Wednesday August 23, 2017
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending August 19, 2017. For this week, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 554,021 carloads and intermodal units, up 4.4 percent compared with the same week last ...
Monday August 21, 2017
Women In Trucking partners with TransConnect Services (TCS) to offer discounted diesel fuel card
Monday August 21, 2017
Women In Trucking , a non-profit organization with the mission to encourage the employment of women in the trucking industry, announces its partnership withTransConnect Services (TCS), a value-added discount fuel card company. Women In Trucking ...
Thursday August 17, 2017
Equipment leasing and finance industry confidence higher in August
Thursday August 17, 2017
The  Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation  (the Foundation) releases the August 2017  Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry  (MCI-EFI). Designed to collect leadership data, the index reports a qualitative ...
Wednesday August 16, 2017
AAR reports weekly rail traffic for week ending August 12, 2017
Wednesday August 16, 2017
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending August 12, 2017. For this week, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 548,790 carloads and intermodal units, up 2.7 percent compared with the same week last ...
H&E Equipment Services, Inc. terminates Neff Corporation acquisition
Wednesday August 16, 2017
 H&E Equipment Services, Inc. announced that it has notified Neff Corporation (“Neff”) that it does not intend to submit a revised proposal for the acquisition of Neff, which will permit Neff to terminate ...
Monday August 14, 2017
Alta Equipment Company® acquires YES Equipment & Services, LLC
Monday August 14, 2017
Alta Equipment Company® (Alta) and YES Equipment & Services, LLC (YES), announced that they have signed a definitive agreement under which Alta acquired the assets of YES in Illinois, resulting in Alta becoming an authorized Yale®  dealer ...
Expansion in U.S. manufacturing technology orders accelerating
Monday August 14, 2017
June manufacturing technology orders climbed 6.5 percent over May, according to a report released by AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology . The latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders (USMTO) report also shows a year-over-year ...
Friday August 11, 2017
Decisiv and TMW Systems expand relationship for asset maintenance
Friday August 11, 2017
Decisiv, Inc. , provider of a Service Relationship Management (SRM) software platform for commercial vehicle, heavy equipment, and industrial asset service management, announced today in advance of this week’s 2017 in.sight ...
Wednesday August 9, 2017
AAR reports weekly rail traffic for week ending August 5, 2017
Wednesday August 9, 2017
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending August 5, 2017. For this week, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 554,822 carloads and intermodal units, up 4.3 percent compared with the same week last year. ...
Swift Industrial Power adds to Florida footprint
Wednesday August 9, 2017
Swift Industrial Power , headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn., has announced the acquisition of the battery/charger division of Tampa, Fla.-based, Flood Power Inc. Swift Industrial Power is one of the nation’s largest independent stored energy solutions ...
Tuesday August 8, 2017
Holland professional drivers head to 2017 National Truck Driving Championships
Tuesday August 8, 2017
Holland announced that professional drivers and safety champions, Herschel Evans, Russ Simpson, "RB" Robert Wolford and Tom Carlson and have won division titles at their state truck driving competitions qualifying them ...
Wednesday August 2, 2017
AAR announces rail traffic for July and week ending July 29, 2017
Wednesday August 2, 2017
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending July 29, 2017, as well as volumes for July 2017. U.S. railroads originated 1,019,239 carloads in July 2017, down 0.6 percent, or 6,079 carloads, from July ...
Camso acquires Omni Industrial Tire
Wednesday August 2, 2017
Camso is growing its Material Handling distribution and tire service footprint in southern Texas through the acquisition of Omni Industrial Tire. Omni Industrial is presently the second largest tire specialist in Texas, with four locations and a well-established ...
2017 IBTTA Foundation scholarships announced
Wednesday August 2, 2017
The  International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association (IBTTA) announced the first scholarship recipients in the newly established IBTTA Foundation Scholarship Program. The program provides scholarships to undergraduate students pursuing ...
H&E opens new branch in Durham, NC
Wednesday August 2, 2017
H&E Equipment Services Inc. (H&E) announced the opening of its new branch in Durham, NC, joining neighboring branches in Raleigh, Charlotte, Arden and Winston-Salem, for a total of 79 branches nationwide.  The new branch is located at ...
Wednesday July 26, 2017
AAR announces weekly rail traffic ending July 22, 2017
Wednesday July 26, 2017
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending July 22, 2017. For this week, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 534,152 carloads and intermodal units, up 1.1 percent compared with the same week last ...
ELFA’s Survey of Economic Activity: June 2017 Leasing and Finance Index
Wednesday July 26, 2017
The ELFA Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $1 trillion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new business volume for June was $9.8 billion, down ...
IBTTA announces 2017 International Toll Excellence award winners
Wednesday July 26, 2017
The 2017  International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association’s (IBTTA) Toll Excellence award winners are revolutionizing mobility for drivers around the globe by implementing cutting-edge solutions to 21st century transportation challenges.  ...
Tuesday July 25, 2017
Kardex Remstar purchases Alternative Handling Technologies Services Group
Tuesday July 25, 2017
Kardex Remstar is pleased to announce the recent purchase of the Services Operations of Alternative Handling Technologies (AHT Services Group, LLC) from Mr. Bob Hutson. As a Kardex Remstar Company, AHT Services Group will continue to operate under ...
Friday July 21, 2017
Equipment leasing and finance industry confidence in July steady
Friday July 21, 2017
The  Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation  (the Foundation) releases the July 2017  Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry  (MCI-EFI) today. Designed to collect leadership data, the index reports a qualitative ...
Wednesday July 19, 2017
AAR reports weekly rail traffic for week ending July 15, 2017
Wednesday July 19, 2017
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending July 15, 2017. For this week, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 540,005 carloads and intermodal units, up 3.8 percent compared with the same week last year. ...
Tuesday July 18, 2017
Prince Lift buys new and refreshed Skyjack units
Tuesday July 18, 2017
Linamar Corporation’s (TSX-LNR) Skyjack division is delighted Korean rental company Prince Lift is adding new and refreshed Skyjack mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) to their rental fleet in Yongin, following a trial purchase at the end ...
Monday July 17, 2017
H&E Equipment Services to acquire Neff Corporation
Monday July 17, 2017
H&E Equipment Services, Inc. and Neff Corporation  announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which H&E Equipment Services (“H&E”) will acquire Neff Corporation (“Neff”). ...
Thursday July 13, 2017
AAR reports weekly rail traffic for week ending July 8, 2017
Thursday July 13, 2017
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending July 8, 2017. The July 4th holiday is included both in this year and the comparable week of 2016. For this week, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was ...
I.D. Systems to acquire Keytroller
Thursday July 13, 2017
I.D. Systems, Inc . ,  provider of mobile asset management technology and solutions for the Industrial Internet of Things, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of Keytroller, LLC , a manufacturer ...
Wednesday July 12, 2017
Q3 economic outlook forecasts expanded 3.6% growth in equipment and software investment in 2017
Wednesday July 12, 2017
Investment in equipment and software is expected to grow 3.6 percent in 2017, according to the Q3 update to the  2017 Equipment Leasing & Finance U.S. Economic Outlook  released by the  Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation . ...
Forklift manufacturers, dealers and distributors drive billions of dollars and thousands of jobs into U.S. economy
Wednesday July 12, 2017
New study details impact of industrial trucks on the country’s GDP and workforce Forklifts are critical in keeping America’s just-in-time inventory in motion and are the workhorses that move America’s goods on a daily basis. Nearly ...
Thursday July 6, 2017
JBS and CHEP collaborate for increased efficiency and sustainability
Thursday July 6, 2017
CHEP announced an agreement with JBS USA (JBS), a processor of fresh and value-added beef, pork and poultry products in North America, to expand existing pallet volumes and engage in additional collaborative supply chain solutions. During the ...
AAR commends selection of new Amtrak president
Thursday July 6, 2017
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) issued the following statement by President and CEO Edward R. Hamberger in response to the announcement that the Amtrak board of directors has named Richard Anderson President and CEO of Amtrak, succeeding ...
Freight rail industry honors Norfolk Southern’s Andrew Paul with Annual John H. Chafee Environmental Stewardship Award
Thursday July 6, 2017
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) announced that Norfolk Southern’s Andrew Paul has been awarded the 2017 John H. Chafee Environmental Excellence Award. Named in honor of the late Rhode Island senator, a strong advocate for green causes ...
Wednesday July 5, 2017
AAR reports weekly rail traffic for June and week ending July 1, 2017
Wednesday July 5, 2017
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending July 1, 2017, as well as volumes for June 2017. U.S. railroads originated 1,065,976 carloads in June 2017, up 4.4 percent, or 45,174 carloads, from June 2016. ...
Wednesday June 28, 2017
AAR Reports Rail Traffic for the week ending June 24, 2017
Wednesday June 28, 2017
The Association of American Railroads (AAR) today reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending June 24, 2017. For this week, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 544,694 carloads and intermodal units, up 3.6 percent compared with the same week last ...
Tuesday June 27, 2017
Dawes Crane moves Memorial Phantom F-4 Jet Fighter
Tuesday June 27, 2017
A crane operator from Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental maneuvered the Link-Belt crane into place. The weight of the plane was transferred from its display pedestal to the crane’s extended boom. The pedestal’s bolts were released one by one. ...


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