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Page 4 of Transportation News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Long-Time Internet Company, FreeMovingQuote.com, Taking Steps to Reach More Movers than Ever

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The moving facilitator, Free Moving Quote (FreeMovingQuote.com), has not only weathered the recession, they have found ways to thrive in this difficult environment. FreeMovingQuote.com strives to be a one-stop shop for movers looking to find moving companies both at their departure locale and their destination.

Squarerigger Software Announces Record-Breaking 2011 Performance

SILVERDALE, Wash., Feb. 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Squarerigger Software’s SQ.7(TM) Fleet Maintenance System, Revolution(R) Tire Tracking and Tire Management System, The Inspector(TM) and its Tire Dealer Advantage(TM) software packages were selected by transportation fleets and tire dealers across the world in 2011, making it the most successful year in the history of the company.

Allen Amos of EPIC named one of 2012’s ‘Power Brokers’

SAN RAMON, Calif., Feb. 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, announced today that Allen Amos has been recognized by Risk and Insurance Magazine as one of 2012’s property and casualty insurance ‘Power Brokers.’ This is the second consecutive year Amos has been so recognized.

National Non-Profit Honors Fort Worth Moving Company as Mover of the Year

FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 20, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FireFighting’s Finest Moving and Delivery of Fort Worth, TX has been recognized as Move For Hunger’s Mover of the Year for 2011 out of 250 moving companies in 39 different states. The Mover of the Year award is presented to the moving company that best exemplifies the philanthropic spirit of Move For Hunger.

Fare Buzz Releases New Pre-Paid Car Rental Deals – New Rates Aim to Save Customers Time and Money

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 14, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fare Buzz, a travel company based in New York City, is now offering pre-paid car rental deals at net rates to save customers money on their daily, weekly or monthly car rentals.

White Glove Transportation to Hold First Annual Winter Fine Furniture Designer Warehouse Sale of Over 500 Available Pieces Jan. 28-29, 2012

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — White Glove Transportation, a leader in fine furniture logistics and delivery for the design community, is holding the first annual Winter Fine Furniture Designer Warehouse Sale, for two days on January 28 and 29. Located at The Metropolitan Pavilion at 110 West 19th Street in New York, the sale is offering over 500 pieces with a discount of up to 75 percent on select items.

GPS Tracking Device Provides Ultrafast Tracking Updates and Installation Time

VALENCIA, Calif., Jan. 11, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LiveView GPS announced this week the launch of its new GPS tracking device – the Live Trac EZ GPS Vehicle Tracker – that takes only seconds to install and provides 10-second vehicle-tracking position updates.

Searching Moving Companies Made Easy at Got Movers with Its Relaunch

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 8, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Searching movers has never been easy for customers who wish to relocate but do not have any information about moving companies. However, thanks to GotMovers.com things have become quite easy as it offers the most professional, appropriate information about moving companies that are operating locally and nationally.

RV Rentals Offer Best Value for Holiday Travelers says Allstar Coaches

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 7, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Airfares have been steadily on the rise and weary travelers are searching for alternative means of travel as holiday season approaches. Rob Tischler, CEO of Allstar Coaches said ‘When considering the cost of airfare, hotels, and meals out, it’s no wonder that people are turning to RV rentals. The savings are substantial, even when you incorporate fuel costs. A family of four can literally save thousands over traditional air-hotel itineraries.’

Nonprofit Biodiesel Distributor Delivers 10 Millionth Gallon of Biodiesel Blend

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Oct. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Energy Cooperative, a member-owned nonprofit, announced today the delivery of their 10 millionth gallon of biodiesel blended fuel. The delivery went to Krapf Bus Companies, a local private bus contractor for school districts. These 10 million gallons of biodiesel blends have resulted in the use of nearly 1.5 million gallons of domestically-produced fuel and significant emission reductions for many regulated pollutants.

Universal-Fit Washing Machine Shipping Kit Available Through LITKIT Distributors across North America

VIENNA, Ohio, Sept. 23, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Litco International’s (www.litco.com/litkit) One Kit Fit® alternative to bolting a frontload or top loading washing machine drum in place during transit is now available to moving professionals through a nationwide network of distributors.

Allstar Coaches Opening Full Service Florida RV Rental and Travel Center

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Florida based RV rental dealer Allstar Coaches, announced today the October 11 grand opening of their brand new full service RV rental and travel center in Fort Lauderdale. ‘We are very excited about opening our new facility which will now serve South Florida’s growing RV community perfectly,’ said CEO Rob Tischler.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Promotes CarpoolAssist to Help Local Community Arrange Carpools

CUPERTINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CarpoolAssist, the web-based service that helps people connect to create carpools for work, school or special events, today announced that it has been selected by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) district in Charlotte, North Carolina for a pilot program, under which CMS is promoting the use of CarpoolAssist to help create carpools for parents, students and staff.

Fleettracking.com Places Businesses in the Driver’s Seat

VALENCIA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LiveView GPS, Inc. announced this week the launch of its new fleet tracking service – Fleettracking.com – that focuses on business to business (B2B) vehicle tracking. Fleettracking provides hardwired GPS vehicle trackers and portable battery-powered GPS tracking devices to businesses, nationwide.

High Fuel Costs Won’t Slow Down Inland Empire Transportation Companies

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A 30 percent increase in fuel surcharges has put tremendous pressure on the Inland Empire’s transportation companies, but won’t stop this industry from continuing to be a top local employer, says Terry Klenske, President of Dalton Trucking and member of the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board.

Metal Pallets Improve the Supply Chain

COLUMBUS, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Columbus, Ohio based Compliance Packaging International Ltd. (CPI) announced today that it now offers reusable metal pallets in warehouses where wood and plastic pallets are no longer suitable. Increasingly, companies are using steel pallets to earn a strong return on investment (improve the cost per trip) and promote sustainable corporate initiatives.

Higher Oil Prices Not Putting Brakes on RV Travel

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Despite the recent climb in oil prices, RV travel is expected to reach record levels this year, according to Florida RV rental dealer Allstar Coaches. ‘It’s common for us to see a spike in sales during the summer, however this year we’re seeing dramatic increases in bookings all the way through December and into 2012,’ said CEO Rob Tischler.

Team TSI, LLC, National Installation Contractor, Continues Aggressive Market Penetration with the Hiring of Additional Installation Technicians

ORLANDO, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Team TSI, LLC, a national installation contractor, announces that due to a steady increase in revenue and the need for an ever expanding national footprint, they will be bringing on additional installation technicians to meet the growing demands of their customers and vendors. This move could be seen as aggressive, even reckless by some during an economy when most companies continue to downsize.

Victory Jet’s Luxury 64-Seat Boeing 737-300 Now Available for Charter Booking

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Victory Jet, LLC, an aircraft lessee and charter broker specializing in air transportation for professional sports teams, corporate clients and private charter clients, announced today that its flagship Boeing 737-300 is available for charter booking. The 64-seat, VIP-configured luxury jet has a range of approximately 3,000 nautical miles.

AllPortJobs.com Launches Job Board to Meet Transportation Industry Needs – Rail, Trucking, Pipeline, Space and More

TACOMA, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — All Port Jobs announced this week the launch of a new job board that covers the spectrum of transportation from aviation and aerospace to maritime, rail, trucking, passenger transit, construction, supply chain logistics and pipelines.

Technology Insight Recognized for Key Supplier Excellence

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Technology Insight Corporation (TIC) was recently acknowledged by Wabash National Corporation (NYSE:WNC), a leading manufacturer of semi-trailers in North America, as a key supplier at its recent annual supplier conference.

New Mobile Phone App for Locating Road Service Providers

LASALLE, Quebec (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 4RoadService.com Inc., the online road service directory, helping the trucking and RV communities since 2004, has rolled out a new smartly designed iPhone app, made specifically with truck drivers and Rv’ers in mind, to help locate the nearest service providers on the road. After several months of beta testing the app is now being introduced to the public.

FAA Warning for Shipping Lithium Batteries Prompts Critical Need for Training

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In the wake of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) recent alert, lithium battery shippers are finding it more difficult to ship their products. To avoid potential transport incidents, Lion Technology offers a two-hour web seminar to teach the hazmat rules for ground, air, and ocean shipping. These live web seminars will be held Nov. 18th and Dec. 9th, 2010.

Department of Transportation Requires Compliance with New Regulations for Shipping Hazardous Materials

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As of October 1, 2010, shippers must be in compliance with the new rules for DOT packaging, emergency response numbers, special permits, and security plans. Lion Technology will cover these new hazmat rules in its hands-on training workshops in Las Vegas on Oct. 21-22; Milwaukee on Oct. 25-26; St. Louis on October 28-29; Detroit on November 1-2; Kansas City on Nov. 8-9; Cincinnati on November 15-16; Cleveland on Dec. 2-3; Pittsburgh on Dec. 6-7; and Chicago on Dec. 13-14, 2010.

Shipping Batteries, Paints, or Other Hazmats? Lion Technology Teaches Rules for Shipping Hazmats by Ground, Air, or Ocean

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Transportation (DOT) have stepped up enforcement to reduce undeclared and illegal hazmat shipments via airline, truck, rail, and ship. Undeclared shipments of hazardous materials are predominately aerosols and flammable liquids (e.g., paint and paint-related materials), as well as batteries, fireworks, dry ice, perfume products, and cigarette lighters.

Multimodal Workshop by Lion Technology Teaches Hazmat Shippers The Latest Regulations

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Transportation (DOT) have stepped up enforcement to reduce undeclared and illegal hazmat shipments via airline, truck, rail, and ship. Undeclared shipments of hazardous materials are predominately aerosols and flammable liquids (e.g., paint and paint-related materials), as well as batteries, fireworks, dry ice, perfume products, and cigarette lighters.

Meeting DOT Mandates in 2010: Multimodal Hazmat Shippers Learn Latest Regulations at Lion Technology Workshops

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — To help the regulated community understand the rules for multimodal hazmat shipping, Lion Technology, the nation’s leader in regulatory compliance training, is presenting a how-to training series on the DOT, IATA, and IMDG regulations. Training on all three shipping modes will be held in Atlanta, GA on August 10-13 and Nashville, TN on August 16-19, 2010.

ACANA Plays Major Role in Shaping DOT Policy

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Recently, the Department of Transportation (DOT) issued the most significant policy change concerning the air charter brokerage industry since 2004. The Air Charter Association of North America (ACANA), in keeping with its mission to protect the business interests of members and to foster a compliance disposition relative to the various regulatory agencies, played a pivotal role in shaping this recent policy shift.

Multimodal Hazmat Shippers Learn Latest Regulations at Lion Technology Workshop

ORLANDO, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Transportation (DOT) have stepped up enforcement to reduce undeclared and illegal hazmat shipments via airline, truck, rail, and ship. Undeclared shipments of hazardous materials are predominately aerosols and flammable liquids (e.g., paint and paint-related materials), as well as batteries, fireworks, dry ice, perfume products, and cigarette lighters.

Lithium Battery Shippers Need Hazardous Materials Training

LAFAYETTE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lion Technology, the nation’s leader in regulatory compliance training, is presenting a unique two-hour training program to address the latest domestic and international rules for shipping lithium batteries. A live Web seminar hosted through www.Lion.com will be held on June 8th, 2010 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. EST/EDT.

Momentum Wins BBB Award for Third Consecutive Year

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Momentum Transport – Momentum Freight, the nation’s premier auto and freight transport provider, has once again garnered the Better Business Bureau’s coveted Winner of Distinction award. This marks the third straight year (2008, 2009, and 2010) that Momentum has received this honor. The Winner of Distinction award recognizes companies who demonstrate a consistent commitment to ethics, overall excellence, and quality in the workplace.

Multimodal Hazmat Shippers Learn the Latest DHS/DOT Regulations at Lion Technology Workshop

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Transportation (DOT) have stepped up enforcement to reduce undeclared and illegal hazmat shipments via airline, truck, rail, and ship. To help the regulated community understand the rules for multimodal hazmat shipping, Lion Technology, the nation’s leader in regulatory compliance training, is presenting a how-to training series on the DOT, IATA, and IMDG regulations.

Allstar Coaches Reports Florida RV Rentals at Highest Level in Years

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Florida RV rentals are approaching the highest levels since 2006, according to Florida based RV rental dealer Allstar Coaches. ‘Compared to the past few years, RV rentals across the board are way up and at the highest levels we’ve seen in quite some time,’ said CEO Rob Tischler. Allstar Coaches is also reporting substantial increases in reservations for their California, New Jersey and Pennsylvania RV rentals.

Multimodal Hazmat Shippers Learn Latest Regulations at Lion Technology Workshop

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Transportation (DOT) have stepped up enforcement to reduce undeclared and illegal hazmat shipments via airline, truck, rail, and ship. Undeclared shipments of hazardous materials are predominately aerosols and flammable liquids (e.g., paint and paint-related materials), as well as batteries, fireworks, dry ice, perfume products, and cigarette lighters.

Two Years After Bloomberg Pushes for Better Black Car MPG Standards, the Official Mandate is Stalled but the Corporate Transportation Group is Moving Ahead with Hybrids

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New York City’s transition to a fuel-efficient black car fleet has been delayed by the recession, but there is still strong demand by eco-conscious consumers for hybrids, and companies like the Corporate Transportation Group, Ltd (CTG) are expanding their hybrid fleets to meet that demand.

Hazmat Training Comes to Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to Environmental Resource Center, when workers handle hazardous waste or ship hazardous materials, training is not just a good idea, it’s the law. According to the EPA, workers who handle hazardous waste must be trained annually, and the federal DOT requires that workers involved in the shipment of hazardous materials be trained at least every three years.

Hazmat Shippers Learn Latest DOT, IATA and IMDG Rules at Lion Technology Workshop

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Transportation (DOT) have stepped up enforcement to reduce undeclared and illegal hazmat shipments via airline, truck, rail, and ship, says Lion Technology. Undeclared shipments of hazardous materials are predominately aerosols and flammable liquids, as well as batteries, fireworks, dry ice, perfume products, and cigarette lighters.

ABC’s Bachelor Jake Pavelka Takes Florida RV Rental Firm for a Ride

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Florida RV rental dealer Allstar Coaches was featured on Monday night’s episode of ABC’s ‘The Bachelor: On the Wings of Love.’ Nine gorgeous women, all competing for the love and affection of Bachelor Jake Pavelka piled into the waiting RVs for a road trip up the beautiful California coast. With stopovers at a Santa Ynez vineyard, the dunes of Pismo Beach and the towering redwoods of Big Sur, the scenery was almost intense as the drama was.

Lion Technology Discusses Latest Rules and Issues for Hazmat Shipping

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Transportation (DOT) have stepped up enforcement to reduce undeclared and illegal hazmat shipments via airline, truck, rail, and ship. Undeclared shipments of hazardous materials are predominately aerosols and flammable liquids (e.g., paint and paint-related materials), as well as batteries, fireworks, dry ice, perfume products, and cigarette lighters.

Hazmat Training Comes to Columbia, South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to Environmental Resource Center, when workers handle hazardous waste or ship hazardous materials, training is not just a good idea, it’s the law. Environmental Resource Center, the leading provider of environmental and safety training, will present the mandatory training in Columbia, South Carolina at the SpringHill Suites – Columbia Downtown on January 26 – 28, 2010. Classes begin at 8 a.m. and end at 5 p.m. each day.