Transportation News - Page 4

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



‘Green Across America’ Goes Clean Across America and Back!

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Media Center Entertainment announced today that two dozen of the U.S. Department of Energy supported Clean Cities Coalitions have pledged to hold public alternative fuels events and press conferences to support the ‘GreenAcrossAmerica.com 2012 CNG Road Trip.’

Cameras Catch Drivers Illegally Passing School Buses in Pa. – Safety the Top Concern of Bus Operators

INDIANA, Pa., Sept. 19, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Zen-tinel, a national manufacturer and distributor of mobile surveillance systems, has developed a new stop-arm camera to identify drivers who illegally pass stopped school buses.

RV Rental Outfit Standing By to Provide Gulf Coast Storm Relief

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Allstar Coaches, the national RV rental dealer based in Florida, has announced today that it stands ready to assist in the wake of Hurricane Isaac. Allstar provided more than 30 RV rentals to government agencies, the Red Cross and various utility and insurance companies following Hurricane Katrina. ‘As a Florida based company we profoundly understand what is needed after a storm and we’ll do what we can to help,’ says Rob Tischler CEO of Allstar.

First Annual Hamptons End of Summer Food Drive – Hamptons Residents and Businesses Come Together to Feed the Hungry

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y., Aug. 15, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 13-year-old Hampton/NYC resident, Grant Andreas, had an idea to collect the leftover food from the summer months to feed the struggling families of Long Island. Thanks to help of Strong’s Marine and Hall Lane Moving and Storage, Move For Hunger is turning Grant’s idea into a reality with the first annual Hamptons End of Summer Food Drive.

Cabbies Go High-tech!

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, cabdriver Yohannes Taye announced the formation of For Cabdrivers(TM) (ForCabdrivers.com) a website dedicated to getting cabdrivers connected from coast-to-coast. According to Taye, the site will act as a central location and gathering place for all information and ideas out there in “cab land” – a website for cabdrivers by cabdrivers.

SpaceX Utilizes Tiger-Tight Corp’s Friction Washer Technology for Its First Mission to The International Space Station

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y., July 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TIGER-TIGHT CORP., a subsidiary of Precision Aerospace Components, Inc. (PINK:PAOS), had its proprietary friction washer technology used by Space Exploration Technologies (known as SpaceX) on the Dragon spacecraft launched atop a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on May 22, 2012.

Allstar Coaches Redefines Luxury RV Travel

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Traveling in a luxury RV rental just got even better. Allstar Coaches is paving the way and setting new standards in the luxury motorhome rental market. RV rentals continue to grow in popularity. The Recreational Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) attributes this growth to flexibility and convenience, comfort, family appeal, affordability, lure of the outdoors, versatility and availability of rental RVs.

Premier Medical Transportation, Inc. Honored on California’s Small Business Day

COLTON, Calif., June 19, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Premier Medical Transportation (PMT), a Colton-based medical transportation company, was selected from Assembly District 62 to be honored on Small Business Day. Assemblymember Wilmer Amina Carter presented the award on June 11 in Sacramento, Calif.

Epic Airfares Help Drive RV Rental Business to Record Levels

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 31, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to Allstar Coaches, the RV rental industry is poised to have its best year ever; thanks in part to the highest airfares seen in more than three decades. The airline industry’s seemingly relentless commitment to create innovative new ways to bilk consumers is finally driving them away.

National Moving Company Commits to Fight Hunger – Mango Moving Joins Move For Hunger

KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger is proud to announce their recent partnership with Mango Moving at the Signature Level. Mango Moving LLC, a Kansas City-based national moving company, has committed to support Move For Hunger’s fight against hunger through a generous financial contribution.

Fresno Business Owners Revolt Against High Speed Rail

FRESNO, Calif., April 30, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Central Valley Tea Party has been commissioned to hold a press conference with one hundred Fresno business leaders and owners who will be affected by the imposition of the High-Speed Rail project on ‘Mayday,’ Tuesday, May 1, 2012. The one hundred business owners who are on the current High-Speed Rail track line will be present in solidarity to ‘oppose the High-Speed Rail through Fresno.’

100 Fresno Businesses Opposed to High Speed Rail, PRESS CONFERENCE on May 2, 2012

FRESNO, Calif., April 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Central Valley Tea Party has been commissioned to hold a press conference with 100 Fresno business leaders and owners who will be affected by the imposition of the High-Speed Rail project. The 100 business owners who are on the current High-Speed Rail track line will be present in solidarity to oppose the High-Speed Rail through Fresno.

Brand On the Run – RV Rentals Taking Corporate America On Tour

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s no secret that marketing directors are on a perpetual quest for the next best thing, now they’re discovering that the perfect vehicle to ‘drive their brand’ may be a custom wrapped motorhome rental. Branded RV rentals have emerged as a cutting edge marketing tool and are becoming popular among companies looking increase their exposure and enhance their corporate identity. Florida based RV rental firm Allstar Coaches has been using vehicle wrap technology for years on its fleet of luxury motorhomes as it continues to grow its Corporate Events and Promotions sector.

Relocation Industry and Non-Profit Coming Together to Fight Hunger – Victory Packaging Moves for Hunger

NEPTUNE, N.J., March 21, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger is proud to announce the partnership of Victory Packaging at the Champion Level. While Victory Packaging has been a gracious partner of Move For Hunger since 2010, they are strengthening their relationship for 2012 by increasing their support from Mission to the Champion level.

People Save Money on Gas by Connecting on HitchHauling.com

MT. VERNON, Ill., March 19, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — JTLL Enterprises announced this week the launch of HitchHauling.com – a new website that connects hitchers and haulers so they can save money on gas. The recent surge in gasoline prices is once again putting a squeeze on Americans. In fact, gasoline prices are up almost 17 percent, or 54 cents, this year through March 14, according to the American Automobile Association (AAA).

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.