Transportation News

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


Priority Express Rebrands as Capstone Logistics to Meet Last Mile Demand During Pandemic

PEACHTREE CORNERS, Ga., Oct. 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Priority Express, a logistics company in the courier and last mile delivery industry, announced today that it is rebranding following its acquisition by Capstone Logistics. The company will now operate as Capstone Logistics’ last mile fulfillment solution.

RYPOS releases CARB Verified Diesel Particulate Filter for Carrier X4 models 7300 and 7500

FRANKLIN, Mass., Sept. 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RYPOS, Inc., developer, and manufacturer of advanced exhaust filtration systems that reduce particulate matter (PM) from diesel engines, is pleased to announce the release of an active, self-cleaning Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) for Carrier X4 models 7300 and 7500, 2013 and newer.

Jim Fitzhugh Promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer for Brooks Transfer & Storage

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Sept. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brooks Transfer & Storage is pleased to announce the appointment of Jim Fitzhugh as the organization’s next president and chief executive officer. Fitzhugh brings to the position 25 years of experience, a wealth of knowledge and an array of experiences in the Moving & Storage industry.

Ward North American and Move For Hunger Renew Partnership to Fight Hunger As Food Insecurity Levels Rise in U.S.

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Aug. 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ward North American, a national moving company with more than 40 years’ experience, announced it has renewed its partnership with Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization.

Nationwide auto transportation firm releases new case study highlighting company’s award-winning services

MIAMI, Fla., Aug. 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new case study from a top U.S. vehicle transporter details the rapid rise of RCC Auto Transport, one of the largest and most trusted providers of auto transportation and car shipping services in the country.

Leading U.S. auto transporter launches new vehicle shipping website with ‘instant quote’ feature

MIAMI, Fla., Aug. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RCC Auto Transport LTD, a trusted provider of auto transport and car shipping services, has rolled out an “instant quote” option via their newly updated website.

Move For Hunger and Nelson Westerberg Renew Partnership to Fight Hunger as Food Insecurity Levels Rise In U.S.

RED BANK, N.J., July 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger, a national non-profit organization, and Nelson Westerberg, a global leader in the household goods moving and storage business, announced today that they have renewed their partnership to fight hunger and reduce food waste in the United States.

Move For Hunger and Hilldrup Renew Partnership to Fight Hunger as Food Insecurity Levels Rise In U.S.

RED BANK, N.J., July 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger, a national non-profit organization, and Hilldrup, a fourth generation family-owned moving & storage company, announced today that they have renewed their partnership to fight hunger and reduce food waste in the United States.

HornBlasters Inc. Announces New Location in Tampa

TAMPA, Fla., June 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HornBlasters Inc., the maker of train horns for trucks and cars, is expanding its operations and has opened a new location in Tampa, Florida. The new warehouse facility officially opened for business on June 1 and offers customers the convenience of contactless pickup for their orders and room for continued growth as the company continues to expand its offerings.

Move For Hunger and North American Van Lines Renew Partnership

RED BANK, N.J., May 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger, a national non-profit organization, and northAmerican(R) Van Lines announced today that they have renewed their partnership to reduce food waste and fight hunger in the United States. Since 2011, northAmerican’s 76 participating agents have rescued nearly 440,000 lbs. of food and have provided more than 365,000 meals to people who are facing hunger.

Emergency Transportation Associates Launches New Emergency Vehicle Marketplace

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Three weeks ago ETA challenged WiT Group to develop an online marketplace for buyers and sellers of emergency vehicles. WiT Group, a Charlotte, N.C. based marketing agency, completed a full website redesign including the development of custom-designed responsive web pages, a fully functional online marketplace, and a search engine optimized web platform that will lead the way for the emergency vehicle industry.

iConnect Launches Remote Technology Systems for Companies to Take Employee Temperatures and to Handle Bill of Lading Process to Combat COVID-19

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., April 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iConnect, a technology company that creates tracking systems for data collection, has developed two programs that will help mitigate the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The PIP-ILI System (Possibly Infected Person-Identify, Locate, Isolate) was created to assist companies in taking proactive and preventative measures to protect their employees.

Registration Open for The First Ever San Diego Truck Pull to Support Move For Hunger

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger announced today that registration is open for its first-ever San Diego Truck Pull fundraiser. The event, in which teams of 5-10 will compete to see who can pull an eight ton truck 100 feet in the fastest time, will be held at AleSmith Brewing Company, San Diego, on Saturday, Feb. 29.

Jeff Pederson Joins Move For Hunger’s Board of Directors

RED BANK, N.J., Jan. 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger, a national non-profit organization that has created a sustainable way to reduce food waste and fight hunger, announced today that Jeff Pederson, Chairman and CEO of CORT Business Services, has joined its Board of Directors.

ReAgg Announces Flatbed Rentals for Heavy Equipment Moves

TEMPLE HILLS, Md., Dec. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReAgg is one of the leading aggregate suppliers in Baltimore, Maryland. We also offer a fleet of heavy equipment transportation for our customers in Maryland, Washington, D.C., and the area of Northern Virginia.

EPIC Adds Sheryl Marshall in Napa, California

NAPA, Calif., Dec. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Sheryl Marshall has joined the firm as Principal within the firm’s Moving & Storage Practice.

Registration Open For The First Ever Tampa Truck Pull

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger announced today that registration is open for the first-ever Tampa Truck Pull, presented by First Class Moving Systems. 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 held at Tampa Joe’s Restaurant and Sports Bar (9316 Anderson Road, Tampa, FL 33634) on Saturday, December 7 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

RYPOS Expands Product Coverage to Refrigerated Container Transport

FRANKLIN, Mass., Nov. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RYPOS, Inc., developer and manufacturer of advanced, exhaust filtration systems that reduce harmful emissions from diesel engines, have shipped their 600th clip-on generator set filter system to a large global integrated container shipment company. These retrofit exhaust filtration kits for diesel powered portable generator sets bring older engines into full California Air Resources Board emission compliance.

Onions 52 integrates Famous-compatible TMS Freightflow, reducing transportation costs and improving customer service

RENO, Nev., Nov. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jay Holstine, President and CEO of Freightflow, said, “As many grower/shippers turn to transportation management software to improve customer service and increase margins, Onions 52 leads the pack with their recent integration of Freightflow TMS into Famous software.”

RYPOS ULETRU Filters for Thermoking and Carrier Transportation Refrigeration Units Achieve In-Use Compliance Goals

FRANKLIN, Mass., Oct. 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RYPOS, Inc., developer, and manufacturer of advanced, exhaust filtration systems is pleased to announce the successful completion of the On-Road In-Use Compliance required by the California Air Resources Board for their entire Ultra Low Emission Transportation Refrigeration Unit active diesel particulate filter (DPF) product line.

Registration Open for First Ever Charlotte Truck Pull – Fundraiser to support Move For Hunger, presented by MYMOVE

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger announced today that registration is open for the first-ever Charlotte Truck Pull, presented by MYMOVE. 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 held at Lenny Boy Brewing Co. (3000 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC, 28217) on Saturday, November 16 from Noon-4 p.m.

RYPOS ULETRU Filters Successfully Applied to Carrier and Thermoking Seven-year Engine Transportation Refrigeration Unit Models

FRANKLIN, Mass., Oct. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RYPOS, Inc., developer, and manufacturer of advanced, exhaust filtration systems is pleased to announce the successful completion of the application engineering effort to fit their standard Ultra Low Emission Transport Refrigeration Unit Filter system to the CarrierX4 and Thermoking C650 series refrigeration units. These models use a less than 25 horsepower engine that has a seven-year emission compliance life in California.

EPIC adds Jim Triana in Ontario, California

ONTARIO, Calif., Sept. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Jim Triana has joined the firm as Vice President, Property & Casualty.

Registration Open For The First Ever Bell Works Truck Pull – Fundraiser to Support Move For Hunger

HOLMDEL, N.J., Sept. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger announced today that registration is still open for the first-ever Bell Works Truck Pull, presented by WorkWave. 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 held at Bell Works (101 Crawfords Corner Road, Holmdel, NJ, 07733) on Sept. 12, 2019 from 3:45 – 7:45 p.m.

First Ever Rose City Truck Pull to be Held on September 12

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger and the Portland Relocation Council announced today that the first-ever Rose City Truck Pull, presented by Chipman Relocation & Logistics, will take place on Thursday, September 12 from 1 -5 p.m.. The event, in which teams of 5-10 will compete to see who can pull a moving truck 100 feet in the fastest time.

Capacity LLC Launches New Online Client Portal for Improved Fulfillment Tracking and Reporting

NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J., Aug. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capacity LLC, trusted leaders in order fulfillment, e-commerce, and EDI solutions, has launched a revitalized online portal to serve its clients. Capacity’s new client portal gives managers instant access to the data they need to make crucial decisions and act on customer concerns in a timely manner

ReAgg Launches Heavy Equipment Moving and Equipment Rental Services

TEMPLE HILLS, Md., Aug. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReAgg, a leader in the aggregate transportation industry, announced the launch of services to move heavy equipment and rentals. ReAgg’s heavy equipment moves and rentals include service to the construction industry. ReAgg’s experience with over 30 years working with the construction industry helps contractors, government agencies, developers, and more within the Metro Baltimore, Washington D.C. and Northern Virginia areas. (VIDEO)

Registration Open For The Second Annual Detroit Truck Pull – Fundraiser to support Move For Hunger is once again presented by Kroger

DETROIT, Mich., July 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger announced today that registration is open for the second annual Detroit Truck Pull, presented by Kroger. 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 held at Founders Brewing Company on Saturday, August 10, 2019 from Noon – 4 p.m.

Lawsuit Filed Against Uber in San Francisco Superior Court

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On July 8, 2019, Rahman Law PC filed a lawsuit on behalf of their client, a cyclist, against Uber after Uber failed to take responsibility for a May 23, 2018 accident in which an Uber driver veered across several lanes of traffic on Market Street in San Francisco, running a bicyclist off the road and into a light pole. The reckless behavior of the Uber driver was caught on video by witnesses.

60 Unrestricted NYC Taxi Medallions to Hit the Auction Block – 28 Corporate Mini-Fleets in Total Available

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y., June 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Maltz Auctions, a premier full-service auction company serving the New York Metropolitan region, announced it will auction on behalf of a Secured Party, sixty New York City taxi medallions (“Medallions”), all of which are corporate mini-fleets, and which will be sold by the mini-fleet, at the NY LaGuardia Airport Marriott Hotel, on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 4 p.m. with registration commencing at 3 p.m.

UCC Foreclosure Auction of Sixteen NYC Taxi Medallions Announced

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y., July 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Maltz Auctions, a premier full-service auction company serving the New York Metropolitan region, announced it will auction sixteen New York City taxi medallions, of which fourteen are individual and one is a mini-fleet pair, at the NY LaGuardia Airport Marriott Hotel, on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 11 a.m. with registration commencing at 9:30 a.m.

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.