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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.

Wooden Pallets Contribute to Reforestation, Not Deforestation

VINELAND, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — To hear the claims that wooden pallet producers have clear cut, raped and pillaged their way through America’s old growth virgin forests, stripping them of trees, leaving them bald and naked. Sounds like a horror movie. Scary, but fictitious. According to Michael Smith, C.O.O. of PALNET, a nationwide supplier of wooden pallets, It’s time to set the record straight because exactly the opposite is true.

DOT Cracking Down on Undeclared Hazmat Shipping, says Lion Technology

LAFAYETTE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lion Technology, the nation’s leader in regulatory compliance training, is presenting a unique four-day training series on the DOT, IATA, and IMDG regulations. On day one and two, Lion will cover the DOT rules during the “Hazardous Materials Transportation Certification” workshop. Students may attend one, two, or all three workshops. The training will be held in: Kansas City on Nov. 9-12; Detroit on Nov. 9-12; Cincinnati on Nov. 16-19; Pittsburgh on Dec. 7-10; and Chicago on Dec. 14-17.

Hazmat Training Comes to San Antonio, Texas

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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. Environmental Resource Center, the leading provider of environmental and safety training, will present the mandatory training, Oct. 20-22, 2009.

Momentum Transport Moves 239 Cars for Private Collector – Vintage Cars Offered through Leake Auction

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — G&G Vintage and Classic Cars commissions Momentum Transport to move 239 classic vehicles to the Leake Auto Auction for an unnamed private collector. The auction – presented in joint partnership by Leake Auto Auction of Tulsa and Coys of London – showcased an incredible collection of classic cars.

Can Pallets Save The Planet?

VINELAND, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With more than 16 billion tons of cargo moving across the country each year, greening up a supply chain can have a significant impact on the environment. What’s on the bottom of every supply chain? Pallets. Each year in the U.S. alone, more than 1 billion pallets help move goods across the country. ‘That’s a lot of opportunities to eco-up the supply chain,’ says Michael Smith, C.O.O. of PALNET, a nationwide supplier of shipping pallets and logistics management.

Hazmat Training Comes to Los Angeles, California

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When workers handle hazardous waste or ship hazardous materials, training is not just a good idea, it’s the law. According to the Department of Toxic Substances Control, 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. Environmental Resource Center, the leading provider of environmental and safety training, will present the mandatory training in Los Angeles on October 13 – 15 at the Hilton Garden Inn.

Lithium Battery Shipment Regulations Spark Training Need

LAFAYETTE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lion Technology, the nation’s leader in regulatory compliance training, is presenting a unique two-hour training session to address the new domestic and international shipping regulations for lithium batteries. A live Web seminar hosted through www.lion.com will be held monthly, with the first seminar on September 15th, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m EST/EDT.

PALNET Solves the Pallet Buyer’s Dilemma

VINELAND, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The old adage goes, ‘buyer beware.’ Michael Smith, President and C.O.O. of PALNET, a nationwide supplier of environmentally-friendly wooden pallets, thinks that is especially true when it comes to pallets. According to Smith, ‘So much of the pallet purchase decision is based on the initial price quote that many of the other equally important factors don’t get the attention they deserve.’

Momentum Transport Makes the Grade with Better Business Bureau

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Momentum Transport, the nation’s premier auto and freight transport provider, recently earned the Better Business Bureau’s highest ranking possible – receiving a grade of A+. After a recent change in the BBB grading system (replacing grades of ‘satisfactory’ or ‘unsatisfactory’ with grades ranging from A+ to F), Momentum received an upgrade from its prior rating of ‘satisfactory.’

Regulatory Compliance Training: U.S. DOT Cracking Down on Undeclared Hazmat Shipments

LAFAYETTE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lion Technology, the nation’s leader in regulatory compliance training, is presenting a unique four-day training series on the DOT, IATA, and IMDG regulations. On day one and two, Lion will cover the DOT rules during the ‘Hazardous Materials Transportation Certification’ workshop; day three will focus on ‘Shipping Hazardous Materials by Air’ – and day four will focus on ‘Shipping Hazardous Materials by Vessel.’

Want to Green Your Supply Chain? Start at the Bottom – With Your Pallets

VINELAND, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Most people believe change starts at the top. But when it comes to greening your supply chain, change really starts at the bottom – with your choice of pallets. That’s what Michael Smith, C.O.O. of PALNET, a nationwide supplier of environmentally-friendly wooden pallets, believes. And he should know, he’s been in the pallet business for more than 20 years.

‘Summertime Blues Is Yesterday’s News’ Claims Leading RV Rental Outfit

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — America’s economy is finally showing some signs of life. Job losses are slowing; the stock market seems to have found solid ground and gas prices are half of what they were last year. ‘People are starting to feel more confident and have resumed living their lives,’ said Rob Tischler, President and CEO of Allstar Coaches. Over the last year many families have had to cut corners to save money.

Momentum Transport Repeats as BBB Winner of Distinction

HOUSTON, Texas, May 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the second straight year, Momentum Transport — the nation’s premier auto and freight transport provider — has earned the Better Business Bureau’s coveted Winner of Distinction award, presented in recognition of Momentum Transport’s superior commitment to ethics, overall excellence, and quality in the workplace.

Momentum Transport Announces Release of Dealer Transport Management System

HOUSTON, Texas, April 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Momentum Transport, the Automobile Industry’s transportation leader, announces the release of the Dealer Transport Management System (DTMS). Momentum’s proprietary online vehicle transportation tracking system both automates and simplifies vehicle transportation – for auto dealers and car carriers alike.

House to Home Moving Managers Makes Moving Simple and Stress Free

PHOENIX, Ariz., March 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Moving is never a pleasant task, but for seniors and people who may be making radical changes in their lifestyle, the stress can be overwhelming. That’s why House to Home Services, LLC announces a one-stop-shopping service for people on the move. According to the Employee Relocation Council, moving is the third most stressful event in life, following death and divorce. So, why not choose a company that will be by your side every step of the way? House to Home Services is the key to a successful move.

Introducing TaxiLite, a Better Way to Hail a Cab! Increase Visibility at Night and in Bad Weather

STAMFORD, Conn., Jan. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hailing a taxicab just got easier and safer with TaxiLite(R). TaxiLite features a bright flashing LED which can be seen up to three city blocks away. Designed to fit in pocket or purse, TaxiLite features a whistle and a convenient key ring attachment.

LRM Industries, LLC(TM) to Produce Composite Railway Systems Components

ROCKLEDGE, Fla., Dec. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LRM Industries, LLC(TM), headquartered in Rockledge, Florida, has been selected by Eastern Rail Corporation to manufacture thermoplastic composite infrastructure components for the nation’s electric railways. LRM’s proprietary, totally automated TPF ThermoPlastic Flowforming(TM) process will be used to mold long fiber reinforced thermoplastic composite components for a durable replacement of aging or damaged railway structures made of wood, steel or traditional fiberglass.

New Parking Facility at Buffalo Niagara International Airport Provides Exceptional Perks

BUFFALO, N.Y., Dec. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — InstaParking LLC announced this week that they began operations servicing parking customers at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport. Currently, the facility has over 1,000 parking spots for valet and self-park executive customers. They are located at: 4455 Genesee Street, directly across from the east entrance of the airport.

Momentum Transport Reports 3rd Quarter Earnings

HOUSTON, Texas, Dec. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Houston-based transport provider Momentum Transport reports third quarter earning results for fiscal year 2008. Sales for Momentum’s vehicle transport division reported increased revenue for third quarter 2008, up 26-percent from third quarter 2007. Momentum attributes this increase to a surge in net-savvy consumers shopping for vehicles online at the websites of auto sellers and dealerships around the country.

EV Rental Cars, LLC Takes Delivery Of New Fleet

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EV Transportation, Inc. (OTC:EVTP / EVTP.OB), owner of EV Rental Cars, LLC, today announced it is taking delivery of new 2008 Toyota hybrids. ‘As part of our restructuring, we are defleeting our older cars and are bringing in new Toyota hybrids,’ said Bill Plamondon, Chairman and CEO of EV Transportation, Inc. ‘We will continue to bring in new cars over the next six to nine months.’

Hurricane Gustav Reveals Gap in Otherwise Successful Marine Industry Preparations

FRIENDSWOOD, Texas, Sept. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to the Gulf Intracoastal Canal Association, the Coast Guard, Corps of Engineers and inland barge industry have collaborated extensively since the 2005 hurricane season to better prepare for and respond to hurricane events along the Gulf Coast. Specifically, the collaboration produced a detailed, written protocol for storm preparation, communications and response efforts as they pertain to the marine industry.

Momentum Transport Launches Affiliate Program

HOUSTON, Texas, June 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Momentum Transport announces the implementation of the Momentum Transport Affiliate Program, an initiative designed to enable affiliates to earn commissions through client referrals. From auto dealers to moving and storage companies, Momentum’s goal is to establish relationships with business and individuals whose everyday operations deal with customers in need of vehicle transport.

NAStek’s Enhanced Trucking Management Software Works to Combat Soaring Fuel Prices

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NAStek National, LLC announces the launch of a load profitability module to its trucking management software – MYSTC – that helps trucking companies with rising fuel prices and reduced profit margins. This new software enhancement will help trucking companies to calculate their projected costs per load.

RV Rentals Up Despite Rising Fuel Costs

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Despite the seemingly never ending reports of record breaking gas prices, demand for RV rentals has never been higher. With the kids out of school for summer and air travel costing two to three times more than a year ago, many families are scrambling for cost effective vacation alternatives. Renting a motor home from Allstar Coaches can be a great way to solve this travel dilemma and drive away those summertime blues.

RV Rental Firm Takes the ‘Bummer’ Out of Summer with Gas Rebate Promotion

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With all eyes on rising fuel prices, Allstar Luxury Coaches introduces its new GAS PASS promotion. The price of gas is breaking records and is expected to keep rising, which can make for some pain at the pumps on a summer road trip. In an effort to ease some of that pain, Allstar is rolling out this special offer: The new GAS PASS promotion gives RV renters a $300-$500 fuel rebate credit for new summer rentals.

This Year’s Better Business Bureau Education Foundation Awards Welcomes a Newcomer into its Elite Ranks

HOUSTON, Texas, May 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Momentum Transport – the nation’s premier auto and freight transport provider – walked away from this year’s event with the 2008 Winner of Distinction, the award presented in recognition of Momentum Transport’s superior commitment to ethics, overall excellence, and quality in the workplace.

Air Charter Association of North America Adopts Safety and Quality Assurance Program

BOSTON, Mass., May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Air Charter Association of North America (ACANA), a non-profit organization dedicated to recognizing and promoting the highest standards of ethics, integrity and professionalism in the air charter industry has announced that ACANA members now have the ability to utilize Wyvern/PASS.

SATSair’s Air Cab Service Posts Significant Growth in 2007

GREENVILLE, S.C., May 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SATSair, a provider of on-demand air cab services, is pleased to announce that the 2007 fiscal year which finished strong and marked significant growth and achievement for the company, continues in the 1Q 2008.

Career Insurance: New 24/7 Drunk Driving (DUI) Prevention Service for California’s Major Cities

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Finally, there’s a new way to enjoy a night on the town in your own car and never worry about getting a DUI. Those with a lot to lose from a DUI arrest call it their ‘career insurance.’ Safe Ride Solutions (SRS) is a national network of off-duty and retired, veteran police officers. It’s a new, unique, collaborative DUI prevention program developed by peace officers, professional athletes and business professionals to address the real world problem of DUI.