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Jun12

Women In Trucking Association announces Local Chapter Strategy

The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) announced today that it will be launching a new initiative that brings together members through a network of local chapters. With a membership of 6,000 members predominantly throughout the United States and Canada, creating local chapters will enable these members to meet more frequently and within their regional markets. “Having the infrastructure of local chapters brings together individuals...

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DAR’s President General Denise Doring VanBuren and Chris Wood unveil DAR’s section of WAA’s Remembrance Tree Program
Jun11

Wreaths Across America dedicates Remembrance Grove to Daughters of the American Revolution

Wreaths Across America honors DAR in their Remembrance Tree Program Today, national nonprofit Wreaths Across America (WAA), as part of its Veterans Remembrance Tree Program, dedicated a Grove to Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) on the tip lands in Maine. The balsam fir trees in this Grove will now hold the replica dog tags of thousands of veterans, all Revolutionary War-era ancestors of DAR members nationwide. DAR is a...

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Jun10

More than 10% of goods mislabeled every year, say 76% of manufacturers

More than 1 in 4 manufacturers report over a quarter of products were mislabeled More than three-quarters (76%) of IT directors in manufacturing across the US, UK, Germany, and France admit that more than 10% of their organization’s goods are labeled incorrectly every year. This rises to more than 25% of goods for over a quarter (26%) of organizations globally and nearly 1 in 5 (18%) in the US. These findings come from new...

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Jun10

Port of Long Beach achieves record month in May

More than 900,000 TEUs moved through the nation’s second-busiest seaport The Port of Long Beach continued its unprecedented streak of single-month records in May by moving more than 900,000 cargo containers for the first time in its 110-year history. Dockworkers and terminal operators processed 907,216 twenty-foot equivalent units in May and broke the previous “best month” record set in March 2021 by 66,829 TEUs. Trade was up...

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Jun09

Mitsubishi Logisnext Americas Group appoints Equipment Depot as non-exclusive Dealer for Wisconsin and Northern Michigan

Mitsubishi Logisnext Americas group, a North American provider and manufacturer of material handling and innovative automation and fleet solutions, announced that it has appointed Equipment Depot as its non-exclusive dealer for the Cat® lift trucks, Mitsubishi forklift trucks, and Jungheinrich® brands across Wisconsin and Northern Michigan, effective July 1, 2021. Bringing more than 80 years of experience within the material handling...

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Jun09

U.S. Rail Traffic for the week ending June 5, 2021

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) has reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending June 5, 2021. For this week, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 489,144 carloads and intermodal units, up 12.9 percent compared with the same week last year. Total carloads for the week ending June 5 were 227,497 carloads, up 18.1 percent compared with the same week in 2020, while U.S. weekly intermodal volume was 261,647 containers and...

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Jun08

Long Beach Port forges pact with Utah Inland Port Authority

The partnership aims to improve cargo flow, reduce air pollution The Port of Long Beach and the Utah Inland Port Authority have agreed to collaborate in the development of cleaner, more cost-effective, and innovative strategies aimed at moving goods quickly, safely, and efficiently between Long Beach and Utah. The four-year, nonbinding pact is aimed at improving import and export cargo flows between the nation’s second-busiest seaport...

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