Sep13

GSX sets the standard for Security Innovation, attracting 20,000 global registrants

Event is Testament to Power of Security Community and Industry Strength The doors have closed on this year’s Global Security Exchange (GSX), held at Chicago’s McCormick Place this week. Presented by ASIS International, the world’s largest association for security management professionals, the event offered six days filled with education and networking for the global security community. Attendance was strong with 20,000...

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Sep13

National Propane Gas Association to sell CETP Certification Program to Propane Council

This will include all certification records in the program database since its inception in 1987 The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) and the National Propane Gas Association (NPGA) have reached agreement on terms to transfer the certification assets of the Certified Employee Training Program (CETP) from NPGA to PERC, effective Dec. 31, 2019. This action was mutually agreed upon by the officers and leadership of both...

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Sep12

AAR statement on STB proposed rate review changes

AAR (Association of American Railroads) President and CEO Ian Jefferies issued the following statement regarding the Surface Transportation Board’s (STB) proposed new rules regarding rate review procedures. The STB also announced a public hearing on December 12, 2019 regarding questions related to revenue adequacy. “While we are still reviewing the proposed rules, AAR and its member will remain fully engaged with the Board and rail...

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Sep12

YRC Worldwide provides Quarter-To-Date Operating data for Third Quarter 2019

YRC Worldwide Inc. has reported certain operating metrics for the first two months of third quarter 2019. At YRC Freight, July 2019 less-than-truckload (LTL) tonnage per day decreased approximately 3.3% compared to July 2018 and August 2019 LTL tonnage per day decreased approximately 3.6% compared to August 2018. Quarter-to-date through August 2019, LTL revenue per hundredweight and LTL revenue per shipment increased approximately...

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Sep12

Fifth-Best August at the Port of Long Beach

Cargo volumes hit 663,992 TEUs The Port of Long Beach last month had the fifth-busiest August in its 108-year history. A total of 663,992 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) were handled in August, 2.3% less than a year ago. Imports slid 5.9% to 322,780 TEUs, exports rose 4.5% to 124,975 TEUs and empty containers sent overseas for use in the global supply chain decreased 0.3% to 216,238 TEUs. Long Beach volumes after the first eight...

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Sep12

Solley Equipment & Rigging, LLC joins the Maxim Crane Works’ Company of Families

Maxim Crane Works, L.P. (“Maxim Crane”) and Solley Equipment & Rigging, LLC (“Solley Crane”) jointly announced that the companies have entered into an agreement pursuant to which Maxim Crane will acquire Solley Crane. Solley Crane is one of the most respected and recognized family-owned companies in the Central Tennessee and Northern Alabama regions. The combination of Solley Crane and Maxim Crane enhances Maxim Crane’s...

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Sep11

The One-Day Dealer Conference offers over a week of training in a day

Want a crash course on dealership aftermarket offerings, dealer field-based technician autonomy, tax updates, learn the new lease standards, best practices for credit reports and trade payment services, exit strategies, ESOP benefits and tax savings, understanding fiduciary responsibilities just to name a few of the sessions? Industry publications Material Handling Wholesaler and Material Handling Network are presenting a One-Day...

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