Transportation News

Transportation News – including civil engineering, roadways, rail and air transport, trucking, and related transportation industry news, issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


Move For Hunger Receives $50,000 ‘A Community Thrives’ Grant from USA TODAY NETWORK and The Gannett Foundation

RED BANK, N.J., June 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger was announced today as a grant recipient of A Community Thrives, a grantmaking and crowd-funding program from the USA TODAY NETWORK and a part of the Gannett Foundation. Move For Hunger will receive a $50,000 “A Community Thrives” grant to expand its Multi-Family Apartment Food Rescue Program.

Team Logistics Earns Murphy USA’s Carrier of the Year Award

GREENVILLE, S.C., June 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Team Logistics, an innovative fuel delivery solutions provider, was recently honored as 2018 Carrier of the Year by Murphy USA. The prestigious award recognizes Team Logistics as one of the top carriers for Murphy USA through demonstrated leadership in the carrier performance rating system.

NEXT Future Transportation Inc. announces the launch of ‘THINK NEXT’ – A Nordic company to change our view on mobility

OSLO, Norway and SAN JOSE, Calif., May 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NEXT Future Transportation Inc., the game-changing Silicon Valley mobility company, today announced at the URBAN FUTURE Global Conference (UFGC) that it has established THINK NEXT in partnership with electric mobility pioneer Dr. Jan-Olaf Willums.

Washington, DC-based MindShare Selects Play Octopus’ Cherian Thomas for its 2019 Cohort

(REMOVED FOR FRAUD) /// BETHESDA, Md., March 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Play Octopus (“Octopus”), an interactive entertainment platform inside rideshare vehicles, is proud to announce its inclusion in MindShare, an exclusive organization designed especially for CEOs of the most promising high-tech companies in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.

Registration Now Open for First Annual Arizona Truck Pull – Fundraiser to Support Move For Hunger

PHOENIX, Ariz., March 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger announced today that registration is now open for the first annual Arizona Truck Pull. The event, in which teams of 5-10 will compete to see who can pull a moving truck 100 feet in the fastest time, will be hosted by Beltmann Relocation Group and the Arizona Relocation Alliance at Uncle Bear’s Brewery in Gilbert on April 13, 2019 from 2 – 6 p.m.

Tow Atlanta Proudly Announces the Arrival of ‘Tarva’ the Autobot

ATLANTA, Ga., March 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tow Atlanta is proud to announce the arrival of TARVA, Tow Atlanta’s Recovery Vehicle Autobot-Robot that goes into low clearance parking decks/garages and other tight areas where vehicles may become disabled and physically carries them out. TARVA is only the second robot from EasTract (a French Company) to be operational in the United States.

UNIS Fulfillment and Transportation Doubles Down in Houston, Texas

PASADENA, Texas, Feb. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — UNIS LLC, an asset-based fulfillment and transportation provider, announces the opening of their second fulfillment center in Pasadena, Texas near the Bayport and Barbour’s Cut Port Terminals. This build-to-suit, customs bonded facility, mirrors their first building that is located across the street.

Capacity LLC Signs on for 300,000 Square Foot of Customizable, State-of-the-Art Fulfillment Space

NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J., Feb. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capacity LLC, trusted leaders in order fulfillment, e-commerce, and EDI solutions, has signed a long-term lease to expand into a built-to-suit 300,000 square foot fulfillment space in North Brunswick, N.J. The state-of-the-art facility will be ready for occupancy later this year.

Wham-O and Smacircle Establish Strategic Partnership to Develop Wave of eBikes That Will Make City Travel Fun and Easy

CARSON, Calif., Jan. 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wham-O, the iconic all-American recreational brand synonymous with fun and sport, announced a strategic partnership with Smacircle LMT Ltd to introduce better solutions in “LAST MILE” transportation. This partnership brings a company with 70 years of cultural significance together with the creativity and innovation of the Smacircle startup.

Capacity LLC Accelerates Fulfillment for Clients with 20 Million Orders Processed

NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J., Jan. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capacity LLC, trusted leaders in order fulfillment, e-commerce, and EDI solutions, has confirmed that it passed another significant fulfillment milestone during the 2018 peak season, as the company processed its 20 millionth order.

Orlando Moving Company Rescues 68,000 LBS. of Food and Drinks from Ironman Triathlon

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger announced today that Ace Relocation Systems of Orlando rescued 68,000 pounds of leftover food and beverages from the IRONMAN Florida triathlon on November 4. The race, which was originally supposed to be held in Panama City Beach, was relocated to Haines City due to the impact of Hurricane Michael.

Western Case Presents How to Select the Right Case for Equipment

RIVERSIDE, Calif., Nov. 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Protecting equipment during travel preserves sensitive equipment from damage, as Western Case shares firsthand how blow molded carrying equipment cases and custom foam packaging protects equipment. The in-stock, semi-custom, and custom designed carrying cases can fit any kind of equipment just right to prevent damage.

NEXT Future Transportation Inc. Introduces Smart Airport Solutions, Improves Passenger Experience

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 23, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NEXT Future Transportation Inc. (“NEXT”), a leading robotic vehicle company introduced its Smart Airport Solutions in response to calls for greater convenience, as well as improved operational efficiency and profitability for the industry.

NEXT Future Transportation: Autonomous Transportation Success Depends on Project Finance and Public Private Partnerships

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NEXT Future Transportation Inc. (“NEXT”), the global leader in modular-electric vehicle solutions, today announced it will be participating in the International Project Finance Association (“IPFA Americas”) conference, Autonomous and Connected Vehicles: Impacts and Implications, on Thursday, Oct. 25 at the office of Nixon Peabody LLC in Los Angeles.

NEXT Future Transportation joins Public Finance thought leadership discussion – contributes perspective on the adoption of autonomous vehicles

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NEXT Future Transportation Inc. (‘NEXT’), the world’s leading modular-electric vehicle company, is pleased to join municipal finance leaders – from public sector issuers to investors, investment bankers, municipal advisors, rating agencies, buyers and bond counsels to discuss the key topics relating to the advancement of autonomous transportation.

NEXT Future Transportation to participate in the World Economic Forum – Tianjin, China (September 18-20)

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NEXT Future Transportation Inc. (‘NEXT’), has been recognized by the World Economic Forum as a global leader in the field of transportation innovation. Emmanuele Spera (CEO) of Silicon Valley startup NEXT Future Transportation Inc to present at the WEF Annual Meeting of New Champions.

The Seidel Diesel Group Acquires Associated Fuel Injection of Modesto, California

BOLINGBROOK, Ill., Sept. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Seidel Diesel Group has acquired the assets of Associated Fuel Injection of Modesto, California, and the business will continue to operate out of the current Modesto facility. This brings SDG’s total number of fuel shops to ten.

ATI Innovates for the New York Aquarium with a One-of-a-Kind Shark Crane

MENTOR, Ohio, Sept. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Have you ever visited an aquarium and wondered how the animals found their way in there? Engineers at Air Technical Industries (ATI) learned first-hand by designing a creative solution for the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) in New York City: the first continuous, double-rail, serpentine crane system of its kind.

NEXT Future Transportation announces autonomous Parcel Delivery Solution – Introduces the world’s first Modular Mobile Parcel Locker

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NEXT Future Transportation Inc. (“NEXT” or “NFT”), the world’s only modular electric vehicle solutions provider, today announced a groundbreaking automated logistics solution for Smart and Connected Cities. NEXT is proud to announce the introduction of its fully automated multiservice “online-to-offline” (O2O) platform.

iFOS Managing Consultants LLC selected as a BPA Provider of Grants Program Support Services for US Department of Transportation

COLUMBIA, Md., Aug. 23, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Intelligent Fiscal Optimal Solutions (iFOS) Managing Consultants, LLC is pleased to announce the signing of a blanket purchase agreement (BPA) to provide Grant Program Support Services with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), Office of the Secretary (OST) located in Washington, D.C. The BPA award performance period is authorized for up to five (5) years.

Osceola’s Altec Continues to Build a Better Future

OSCEOLA, Iowa, June 19, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Altec Osceola Body Plant has experienced tremendous growth in the five years it has been operating in Southern Iowa and is looking for the right candidates to join their exceptional team.

Carl Gibson to head WMH’s new Sacramento Office

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Please join us in welcoming Carl Gibson III to WMH Corporation. Carl will be serving as one of the key transportation leaders in expanding WMH throughout California. His responsibilities will include managing the new Sacramento office, broadening our client base, and mentoring junior staff in their professional development.

The Seidel Diesel Group Welcomes Jaime Rogan as Marketing Manager

BOLINGBROOK, Ill., April 26, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Seidel Diesel Group is pleased to announce that Jaime Rogan has been named Marketing Manager for the company. Her responsibilities in this new role include directing marketing strategies and programs and developing branding for all SDG affiliates.

Move For Hunger to Hold Food Drives at 9 Kroger Stores in Michigan on April 28

ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 19, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger announced today that it will be holding “Fill-A-Truck” Food Drives at nine Kroger stores in Michigan on April 28 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Employees from one of four Michigan moving companies – All Around Moving (Romulus), Palmer Moving Services (Warren), Stevens Van Lines (Saginaw), and University Moving & Storage (Farmington Hills) – will be on-site at each location to encourage Kroger shoppers to donate enough non-perishable food to fill an entire moving truck.

The Seidel Diesel Group Becomes a Master Distributor of Honeywell Garrett Turbochargers

BOLINGBROOK, Ill., April 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Seidel Diesel Group is excited to announce its new business relationship with Honeywell Garrett(R). Effective March 1, 2018, Seidel Diesel Group became one of Honeywell Garrett’s master distributors for the United States and Canada, representing genuine Garrett original equipment turbochargers.

EPIC’s Chuck Simpson to Present at AESC Safety, Wireline, Trucking Conference and Tradeshow

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced that Senior Risk Control Consultant Chuck Simpson will present at the Association of Energy Service Companies (AESC) Safety, Wireline, Trucking Conference and Tradeshow on Wed., April 18 at the Dallas/Fort Worth Marriot Hotel in Texas.

Dallas Moving Company Honored for Fighting Childhood Hunger by National Non-Profit Move For Hunger

DALLAS, Texas, April 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger today announced that Imlach & Collins Brothers, an Atlas Van Lines agent, has been named its “Mover of the Year.” In 2017, Imlach & Collins Brothers delivered more than 100,000 lbs. of food to the North Texas Food Bank – which is enough to provide 85,500 meals. The award was presented at the American Moving & Storage Association’s 2018 Education Conference and Expo in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

New South Florida Limo Business Does Things Differently

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., April 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FL Limoride is a new, yet experienced, limo service covering Fort Lauderdale and the South Florida area – offering bespoke service packages. This combination of a new business model with experienced chauffeurs makes it one to watch and a quickly expanding and growing business.

Andrea Racanelli of EPIC to Present on Social Media Marketing in the Transportation Industry at International LCT Show

LAS VEGAS, Nev., March 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Marketing Communications Manager Andrea Racanelli of The Capacity Group – an EPIC Company will present at the International Luxury Coach and Transportation (LCT) Show on Tues., March 13 at 9 a.m. at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nev.

American Truck Dealers 20 Group Meeting: Frenkel & Company – an EPIC Company’s Michael Feinstein Presents on Cyber Liability

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 19, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Michael Feinstein, executive vice president of Frenkel & Company – an EPIC Company, will present at the American Truck Dealers (ATD) 20 Group Meeting on Monday, Feb. 19 at 7 a.m. at the Phoenician in Scottsdale, Ariz.

C2SMART Signs Agreement with NEXT Future Transportation for Cyberphysical Test Bed

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Feb. 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C2SMART, a Tier 1 USDOT University Transportation Center based at New York University Tandon School of Engineering, and NEXT Future Transportation have agreed to collaborate on the creation of a cyberphysical test bed to test NEXT’s designs for modular self-driving vehicles. C2SMART will build and use scale models of NEXT’s vehicles along with simulations to test routing algorithms and operational policies for shared autonomous vehicles, helping the company to propose and start field pilots in cities.

RMA’s Redevelopment Plan for Naranja Lakes CRA Approved by Miami-Dade County Commissioners

MIAMI, Fla., Jan. 29, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Redevelopment Management Associates today announced that the Miami-Dade County Commission voted 10-1 to approve RMA’s redevelopment plan for the Naranja Lakes CRA. The award-winning Pompano Beach-based redevelopment firm was hired by Miami-Dade County to write the plan for the recently expanded CRA area, which will contribute towards the development of the Strategic Miami Area Rapid Transit (SMART) plan in South Dade.

NEXT Future Transportation Forms Innovation Partnership with Digital Barriers

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 14, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NEXT Future Transportation, the world’s only modular vehicle solutions provider and Digital Barriers, a world pioneer and leader in wireless video streaming and deep learning-based facial recognition, today announced a joint integration program around embedded computer vision software.

Michael Nischan of EPIC to Present on Hidden Risks for Motor Carriers at GMTA Leadership Conference

ATLANTA, Ga. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Transportation & Logistics Risk Control Vice President Michael Nischan will present at Georgia Motor Trucking Association’s Leadership Conference on Wed., Nov. 8 at 4 p.m. at the Hilton Atlanta/Marietta Hotel and Conference Center in Marietta, Ga.

NEXT Future Transportation Appoints Former Siemens Mobility President Oliver Hauck to Board of Advisors

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 29, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NEXT Future Transportation today announced the appointment of Oliver Hauck to its Board of Advisors. NEXT is commercializing the world’s first patented autonomous mass-transportation and goods-movement solution based on swarms of modular self-driving vehicles.

Move For Hunger receives 2017 JL Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant, Fifth Year in a Row

ASBURY PARK, N.J., Aug. 22, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger, a 501(c)(3) that mobilizes the relocation industry to reduce food waste and fight hunger, today announced that it has again been selected to receive the J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant for 2017/18. The Grant, launched in 2000 by Neotrope helps worthy causes raise visibility to media and public for the charity’s good works.

NEXT Future Transportation expands Advisory Board with China Market Expert

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NEXT Future Transportation, a company that is commercializing a patented autonomous mass-transportation and goods-movement solution, is adding a new member to its Advisory Board: Bill Russo will strengthen cross-border venture development initiatives to and from China.

NEXT Future Transportation Inc. Announces Addition to the Board of Advisors

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 10, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NEXT Future Transportation, a company that is commercializing a patented autonomous mass-transportation and goods-movement solution, announces the appointment of Thomas Wendt as a new member of NEXT’s Board of Advisers.

NEXT Future Transportation Inc. Achieves Major Milestone – Exhibits Fully Autonomous Modular Vehicle Prototype

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NEXT Future Transportation Inc. (“NEXT”), a startup that is commercializing an autonomous mass-transportation and goods-movement solution, today announced that it has reached an important milestone in its vehicle prototype development. NEXT has made important progress over the past 18 months in developing its patented innovation that is based on swarms of modular self-driving vehicles, which can join and detach with other modules in full motion, allowing passengers to stand and walk from one module to another.

MAGLITE Declares July as ‘National Roadside Traffic Safety Awareness Month’

ONTARIO, Calif., June 29, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MAGLITE wants motorists and pedestrians to be extra vigilant to save lives during the “vacation months” – July through October – which are the most dangerous months the year for traffic fatalities. So MAGLITE is launching a dedicated web page, and promoting a public education campaign, in observance of the newly minted National Roadside Traffic Safety Awareness Month.