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WBAT Safety Welcomes Modesto Jet Center as Most Recent ASAP and Platform+ Subscriber

WBAT Safety Welcomes Modesto Jet Center as Most Recent ASAP and Platform+ Subscriber

WBAT Safety is proud to welcome Modesto Jet Center as the most recent organization to join the WBAT community as a Platform+Support and ASAP facilitation services subscriber. - July 26, 2022 - WBAT Safety

Collaboration in Huntsville, AL with DSV and LATAM Group

Collaboration in Huntsville, AL with DSV and LATAM Group

Tagged as the LATAM Star, LATAM together with DSV will offer service from Huntsville, Alabama with direct service to Viracopos, Brazil. This route provides relief needed for a congested supply chain in offering a direct cargo load by DSV Air & Sea at the Huntsville International Airport. - June 08, 2022 - DSV

WBAT Safety Introduces Flight Dynamics: a Flight Data Analysis System for Your FOQA Program

WBAT Safety Introduces Flight Dynamics: a Flight Data Analysis System for Your FOQA Program

WBAT Safety is proud to introduce Flight Dynamics, a new system designed to process and analyze recorded flight data to support your organization’s Flight Operational Quality Assurance (FOQA) or flight data analysis program. Flight Dynamics assists in the improvement of safety in your... - May 17, 2022 - WBAT Safety

USDOT Small Business Contracting Symposium: West Central Region SBTRC

HOYA Foundation is contributing toward coordination of the symposium, and announces the first seminar in a national series to discuss how small businesses can get contracting dollars from the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act. The previously passed $1.2 trillion Senate bill allocated $550... - May 03, 2022 - HOYA Foundation

DSV Opens New One Million Square Foot, LEED Certified Facility Near Dallas, Texas

DSV Opens New One Million Square Foot, LEED Certified Facility Near Dallas, Texas

DSV’s new state-of-the-art, multi-client distribution center located in Lancaster, TX, just south of Dallas, offers one million square feet of warehouse and office space and supports over 90,000 pallet positions, 40-foot clear height, 130 dock doors and a 13,000 square foot temperature-controlled space. - April 12, 2022 - DSV

Afrail Express Announces Appointment of Former Banker as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Former Accenture Executive, Mr. Beniamino Contessotto, appointed to lead the Afrail Express Maglev high-speed rail network development to connect Africa. - March 04, 2022 - Afrialways S.A.

Afrailways Unveils the Timeline for the Construction of the Afrail Express Maglev High-Speed Rail Network to Connect the Entire Continent of Africa

The construction of the Afrail Express Phase One is expected to employ more than two million construction workers by different subcontractors at different sites across Africa for faster execution. - February 22, 2022 - Afrialways S.A.

Afrail Express High-Speed Passenger Rail Systems to Connect the African Continent

Afrail Express seeks to transport more than 600 million paying passengers and more than 500 million packages through its express courier service, every week. - January 31, 2022 - Afrialways S.A.

Operation Toy Train and Tri-State Railway Historical Society Partner to Preserve Historic Hoboken and Middletown Locomotives

The Tri-State Railway Historical Society and Operation Toy Train of New York have partnered to acquire former Hoboken Manufacturers Railroad locomotive No. 700 and Middletown & New Jersey Railroad locomotive No. 2 for historic preservation. These locomotives are the last remaining examples of... - November 26, 2021 - Operation Toy Train of New York, Inc.

Staxxon to Accept Pre-Order Deposits for Its 20-ft, 40-ft and 40-ft HC Folding Containers

Staxxon to Accept Pre-Order Deposits for Its 20-ft, 40-ft and 40-ft HC Folding Containers

Customers can reserve units before commercial delivery in 2022. - November 10, 2021 - Staxxon LLC

New fanSINKS Cool Hot Components in Sizes from 27mm to 70mm

New fanSINKS Cool Hot Components in Sizes from 27mm to 70mm

Advanced Thermal Solutions, Inc. (ATS) now provides fanSINKS™ heat sinks for component sizes ranging from 27mm to 70mm square. The wider size range accommodates hot semiconductor components, including FPGAs, ASICS and other package types used in telecom, optics, test/measurement, military and... - October 27, 2021 - Advanced Thermal Solutions, Inc.

Iron Horse Services Announces Rail Car Cleaning and Maintenance Facility

Iron Horse Services Announces Rail Car Cleaning and Maintenance Facility

Iron Horse Services announces construction of its new rail car cleaning and maintenance facility at Iron Horse Terminals located in Beaumont, TX. - September 22, 2021 - Iron Horse Terminals

EMKA Expand Railway Related Hardware Range with New Industry Specific Catalogue

EMKA have issued a new Railroad Industry catalogue detailing their range of locks, handles, hinges, gasket and accessories specifically suited to this industry. - July 21, 2021 - EMKA (UK) Ltd.

New Introduction - DIRAK/FDB Panel Fittings Flush Surface, Stainless Steel Compression Latches

FDB introduce a pair of flush-mounted compression latches made of stainless steel with different housing lengths, one with a fixed but exchangeable cam, the other with tool-less adjustment using a knurled wheel. - March 26, 2021 - FDB Panel Fittings

EMKA Locking Solutions for the Railway Industry

EMKA offer a comprehensive range of door locking hardware for the Railway industry – to suit specialist cabinets on-board or lineside, as well as for passenger doors and storage lockers. - March 17, 2021 - EMKA (UK) Ltd.

WBAT Safety Welcomes Waltzing Matilda Aviation LLC as Newest Platform+ Subscriber

WBAT Safety Welcomes Waltzing Matilda Aviation LLC as Newest Platform+ Subscriber

WBAT Safety is the sole FAA-supported SMS program available on the market. The WBAT platform is a web-based system that supports all aspects of a complete SMS. WBAT Safety is pleased to welcome Waltzing Matilda Aviation LLC as the latest subscriber of the Platform+Support program. - February 25, 2021 - WBAT Safety

DSV Breaks Ground on One Million Sq. Ft. Logistics Facility in Lancaster, Texas

DSV, a Denmark-based global logistics firm, is building a new regional hub in Lancaster, Texas, bringing all three divisions, Air & Sea, Road, and Solutions, under one roof. - December 07, 2020 - DSV

Bennett Motor Express Selects Winmore to Fuel Digital Transformation

Bennett Motor Express Selects Winmore to Fuel Digital Transformation

Customer Success Platform for Logistics Companies Automates Bennett’s Pricing and Customer Solution Onboarding Processes - December 01, 2020 - Winmore

Winmore Transforms the Transportation Pricing Process with New RateAI Solution

Winmore Transforms the Transportation Pricing Process with New RateAI Solution

Winmore, the leading customer success platform for logistics companies, today unveiled RateAI to transform the transportation pricing process for freight brokers, carriers and third party logistics providers (3PLs). Winmore has partnered with Google to leverage its Cloud AI machine learning service... - November 17, 2020 - Winmore

Mesilla Valley Transportation Signs on with Winmore for Market-Leading Customer Success Platform for Logistics

Mesilla Valley Transportation Signs on with Winmore for Market-Leading Customer Success Platform for Logistics

Leading Supply Chain Solution and Carrier Selects Winmore to Streamline RFP and Pricing Workflows - October 29, 2020 - Winmore

TeleSense Lands Support of Top Investors and Ag Industry Luminaries to Drive Global Expansion

TeleSense Lands Support of Top Investors and Ag Industry Luminaries to Drive Global Expansion

Artificial Intelligence Innovator Gets Strategic Funding and Expands Board After Proving New Platform Minimizes Spoilage, Reduces Operational Costs and Preserves Grain Quality - October 22, 2020 - TeleSense, Inc.

JMC Global Taps Winmore’s Customer Success Platform to Re-Assess and Refine Commercial Operations

Global Logistics Leader Selects Winmore to Digitize Commercial Processes and Support Long-Term Growth - September 30, 2020 - Winmore

Kirsch Transportation Accelerates Digital Transformation with Winmore Software

Winmore’s Customer Success Platform Supports Omaha, Nebraska-based Freight Shipping and Trucking Company’s Commercial Operations - September 23, 2020 - Winmore

Freight Girlz Launches Live Rate Per Mile Data by Equipment Type and Publishes Their Dispatch Log on Their Website for Customer Transparency

Freight Girlz Launches Live Rate Per Mile Data by Equipment Type and Publishes Their Dispatch Log on Their Website for Customer Transparency

Freight Girlz has become a well-recognized leader in truck dispatching. Providing dispatch services across all 48 States and Canada for over the road trucks. Procuring the highest rates in the industry with a professional team of dispatchers. - September 14, 2020 - Freight Girlz

WBAT Safety Announces Major FAA Award

WBAT Safety Announces Major FAA Award

WBAT Safety has been awarded a 5-year contract by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). - June 30, 2020 - WBAT Safety

Winmore Unveils Customer Solution On-Boarding for Logistics Providers

Winmore Unveils Customer Solution On-Boarding for Logistics Providers

Two of the World’s Largest Freight Forwarders Sign on to Adopt New Software to Manage Customer Implementations and Gain Competitive Edge - May 28, 2020 - Winmore

Lanner's V6S Rugged NVR Provides a Unified Platform for Genetec's Onboard Fleet Monitoring Solution

Lanner's V6S Rugged NVR Provides a Unified Platform for Genetec's Onboard Fleet Monitoring Solution

Modern onboard fleet monitoring solutions are able to take full advantage of the hardware features in Lanner’s V6S, a fanless shock and vibration-protected x86 in-vehicle NVR. This NVR simplifies integration with vehicle fleet monitoring solutions such as Genetec Security Center, which monitors, collects and distributes public transit fleet video feeds and data through a centralized platform. - May 26, 2020 - Lanner America

Staxxon Receives CSC Certification for Its Folding Shipping Container

Staxxon Receives CSC Certification for Its Folding Shipping Container

Patented folding intermodal shipping container receives industry certification for use in international commerce. - May 19, 2020 - Staxxon LLC

Winmore Launches "Win from Home" to Extend Its Collaboration Software to Virtual Bid Desks and Home Offices During COVID-19

Winmore Launches "Win from Home" to Extend Its Collaboration Software to Virtual Bid Desks and Home Offices During COVID-19

New functionality helps organizations’ remote workforces keep contracted revenue growing and bid submissions on time. - March 24, 2020 - Winmore

Carolyn R. May Widdowson Honored as a VIP Member for 2020 by P.O.W.E.R.(Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

Carolyn R. May Widdowson Honored as a VIP Member for 2020 by P.O.W.E.R.(Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

Carolyn R. May Widdowson of Estero, Florida has been honored as a VIP Member for 2020 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the fields of construction and railroad air conditioning. These important women... - January 28, 2020 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

KRRI to Deploy Hydrogen Fuel Cell Train, Powered by Horizon

KRRI to Deploy Hydrogen Fuel Cell Train, Powered by Horizon

KRRI will unveil their next-generation hydrogen powered electric trains using the latest Horizon PEM Fuel Cell systems. - January 23, 2020 - Horizon Fuel Cell Technologies

American PetroLog Adds Michael Rutherford as Senior Vice President

American PetroLog Adds Michael Rutherford as Senior Vice President

American PetroLog, a leader in the transportation and logistics industry, hires Michael Rutherford as their Senior Vice President. American PetroLog provides logistics, transportation and rail to truck transloading throughout the US. - January 16, 2020 - American PetroLog

Winmore Unveils Winmore 360, Integrated Software for Contracted Revenue Exclusively for Logistics Service Providers

Winmore Unveils Winmore 360, Integrated Software for Contracted Revenue Exclusively for Logistics Service Providers

Winmore, a cloud-based bid and tender collaboration software application for the logistics industry, today launched Winmore 360, the world’s first integrated software for every stage of the transportation RFP and tender lifecycle, developed exclusively for logistics service providers. - January 14, 2020 - Winmore

Guy J. Chartrand Recognized as a Professional of the Year for 2019 and 2020 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Guy J. Chartrand Recognized as a Professional of the Year for 2019 and 2020 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Guy J. Chartrand of Toronto, Ontario, Canada has been recognized as a Professional of the Year for 2019 and 2020 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide for his outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of transportation logistics. About Guy J. Chartrand Guy Chartrand has... - January 14, 2020 - Strathmore Worldwide

Russian Railways Launched Direct Trains to Crimean Peninsula

Two first non-stop train between mainland Russia and Crimean Peninsula were launched on December, 2019. The trains cross Kerch straight over the newly opened Crimean bridge. - December 28, 2019 - Russian Railways

Allegro High Speed Train Between St. Petersburg and Helsinki Becoming More Popular

Allegro, high-speed train between St. Petersburg and Helsinki, carries 15% more passengers. - December 17, 2019 - Russian Railways

Russian Railways Report Increase of Number of e-Tickets

In January-November 2019 almost 70 million electronic tickets were sold for long-distance trains, which is 7% greater than for the same period last year. The share of online ticket sales for 11 months of the current year grew to 57% of the total number of tickets sold as a whole through the... - December 16, 2019 - Russian Railways

New Emergency Hammer from EMKA - an Indispensable Lifesaver

Emergency hammers are a familiar sight in buses or trains, where they are located ready to use and clearly visible, right next to the windows. EMKA has now introduced a new advance on the traditional design of emergency hammer for breaking tempered and laminated glass, as well as insulating glass. - December 13, 2019 - EMKA (UK) Ltd.

TeleSense Debuts the Most Advanced Grain Monitoring System for Barges and Ground Piles

TeleSense Debuts the Most Advanced Grain Monitoring System for Barges and Ground Piles

Purpose-Built for New Grain Storage Challenges Brought on by Climate Change and Geopolitical Tensions, the Cellular SensorSpear™ Monitors and Protects Post-Harvest Grain - November 08, 2019 - TeleSense, Inc.

Port of Fernandina Positioned to Speed Aid to Bahamas

Unscathed Northeast Florida's Port of Fernandina in excellent shape to help get relief supplies to Bahamas. - September 06, 2019 - Port of Fernandina

EMKA Offer Flame Retardant, Low Smoke, Low Tox Gaskets for the Rail Industry

EMKA UK offer specialist gasket profile sections in flame retardant, low smoke, low tox materials which are primarily aimed at railway applications such as mobile units, coaches, rolling stock, enclosures, station installations and related equipment. - August 23, 2019 - EMKA (UK) Ltd.

FedEx Wins Carrier of the Year Award

FedEx earns Carrier of the Year award for 2018 from American Group, adds another crystal trophy to their showcase. - July 31, 2019 - New American Group d/b/a American Group, LLC

Announcing the Launch of the World’s First Transportation Security Leadership Forum

Announcing the Launch of the World’s First Transportation Security Leadership Forum

Transportation Security Leadership Forum – Innovation | Leadership | Security Re-Imagined; 29-30 October 2019, Croke Park, Dublin, Ireland - June 28, 2019 - SEMCO Events Ltd.

PINC Recognized as a Standout Exhibitor During the Largest ProMat Expo in the 34-Year History

PINC Recognized as a Standout Exhibitor During the Largest ProMat Expo in the 34-Year History

Independent consulting firm, Competitive Edge, on behalf of MHI, selects PINC as a standout exhibit during ProMat 2019. - June 19, 2019 - PINC

New from EMKA – Sealed Quarter-Turn Option for Floor and Ground Latches in Railway Situations

The EMKA range of stainless steel quarter-turn catches now includes their new Program 1000 System incorporating a sealed cover. - June 06, 2019 - EMKA (UK) Ltd.

Mission Microwave Supports INSTER on Train Satellite System

Mission Microwave Supports INSTER on Train Satellite System

Industry’s Fastest Growing Manufacturer of High Performance, Lightweight, Solid State Power Amplifiers for Satellite Communications Selected for Satellite Connectivity Solution for Trains - April 10, 2019 - Mission Microwave

New EMKA Railway Program 1001 Safety Latch Lock with Visual Indicator

EMKA’s new and innovative IP65 Stainless Steel Safety Latch Lock with red/green visual position indicator is tamper and vibration proof for rear mounting on doors of 5mm thickness. - March 22, 2019 - EMKA (UK) Ltd.

Dependable Highway Express Win 2018 Award

Dependable Highway Express Win 2018 Award

American Group awarded DHE their 2018 Western Region Carrier of the Year. - March 05, 2019 - New American Group d/b/a American Group, LLC

Estes Express Wins 3PL Award

Estes Express Wins 3PL Award

American Group awards Estes Express their Partner Carrier of the Year award for 2018. - March 05, 2019 - New American Group d/b/a American Group, LLC

James (Jim) A. Greer Acquires Boston’s Smart Drug Testing Business

James (Jim) A. Greer Acquires Boston’s Smart Drug Testing Business

Smart Drug Testing, LLC, previously owned by the Accipiter Group, LLC, has announced that it has been acquired by James A. Greer, President and CEO of Accredited Drug Testing, Inc. This acquisition is the continuation of Mr. Greer’s expansion of his companies drug, alcohol and DNA testing... - February 22, 2019 - National Drug & Alcohol Screening Association

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