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2 hrs ago | Press-Telegram

Long Beach City College students get info on trucking industry jobs

LONG BEACH >> A Class A driver's license, combined with the willingness to do things like drive across deserts and mountain ranges, can often help secure employment in the current economy, trucking company representatives told Long Beach City College students on Friday.

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Related Topix: La Mirada, CA, Long Beach, CA, Industry, CA

7 hrs ago | KOTA-TV Rapid City

Deadwood unveils first-ever multi-state progressive slots

DEADWOOD Casinos in New Jersey and Deadwood are now part of the industry's first-ever, commercial inter-jurisdictional Wide Area Progressive called Powerbucks.

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Related Topix: Deadwood, SD, Transportation, DICE, Boyd Bros Transportation, IP Street, Rapid City, SD, Pennington County, SD

18 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

Forward Air Corp. (FWRD) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Monday

Forward Air Corp. will be issuing its Q114 quarterly earnings data on Monday, April 21st.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Forward Air, Logistics

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Surety Bond Blog

Trucking Employment on the Rise

Employment in the trucking industry increased in March, as did the national employment as a whole, according to the U.S. Labor Department.

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World Trade

Old Dominion Announces General Rate Increase

Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. , announced from the carrier's Thomasville, N.C. headquarters the organization will be increasing its base rates 4.3 percent effective May 1, 2014.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Old Dominion Freight Line, Thomasville, NC

Seeking Alpha

In The Trucking Industry And The Improving Economy

The improving economy is seeing an increase in trucks on the road as manufacturers put more stock in transit to wholesale and retail outlets.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Swift Transportation Co, Heartland Express, Knight Transportation, Old Dominion Freight Line, Werner Co, Industrial Machines, Metals

WHO-AM Des Moines

Wanted in Iowa: Truck Drivers

Among the professions in the state of Iowa that is experiencing a big shortage of employees - is the trucking industry.

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Seeking Alpha

Individual Investor Portfolio Update: Rebalanced And Geared Up For The Long-Term

Sufficient cash is available in the event a market correction occurs in the near-term, or other opportunities present themselves.

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Related Topix: IRA, Personal Finance, Baidu, eBay, Startups, Industrial Machines, Precision Castparts, Aerospace-Defense, Metals, Pharmacyclics, Transportation, United Parcel Service, Air Courier

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Smith & Solomon Training Solutions to host semi-annual job fair in Linden

Smith & Solomon Training Solutions is pleased to announce their semi-annual job fair to be held at their Linden, campus on May 3, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. As a leading commercial driver training facility, they anticipate hosting over thirty well-known companies in the trucking industry, as well as 300 plus people to be in attendance.

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Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Based on this review, Fitch has affirmed the long-term Iss... )--Fitch Ratings has affirmed the Providence Place Group Limited Partnership, Providence Place Mall pass-through certificates as follows: --$8.8 million class A-1 at 'AAAsf'... )--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Neuroblastoma Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Bancorp, Banking, Financial Services, L 3 Communication Holdings, Telecom, Transportation, Swift Transportation Co, Pepperdine University

Business Wire

Con-way, Old Dominion, YRC Join uShip LTL Marketplace

This brings the total national and regional LTL carriers that are either live or coming online to uShip's marketplace to 28, representing more than 80 percent of the annual volume in the $32 billion LTL market in the U.S. "By publishing their rates through uShip, LTL carriers can act a lot like airlines or hotels when it comes to pricing," said Jim ... (more)

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Related Topix: uShip, Transportation, Old Dominion Freight Line

The Daily News Journal

King wins election to Murfreesboro School Board

A Murfreesboro City Schools parent and a former district teacher retained their seats on the city school board, while a United Parcel Service employee joins them.

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Related Topix: Transportation, United Parcel Service, Air Courier, Expedited Group, Murfreesboro, TN

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Ctl.ca

Women's committee holds first meeting

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. The show floor at the 2014 edition of Truck World saw parades of Hooters girls and more than one booth populated by spokesmodels in micro-skirts and child-sized T-shirts, but it was in the conference meeting room where the women who actually work in the industry met with the goal of advancing the role of women in Canadian ... (more)

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Transport Topics

Marten's 1Q Income Declines

Truckload carrier Marten Transport's first-quarter net income declined to $5.3 million, or 16 cents per share, from $7.2 million, or 22 cents, a year ago.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Marten Transport, Weather

Business Journal

Choudhury joins BLiNQ as CEO

Choudhury has more than 15 years of experience implementing digital marketing for brands such as United Parcel Service Inc. , Anheuser-Busch , InterContinental Hotels Group , Porsche and The Home Depot Inc. .

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Related Topix: Marketing, Transportation, United Parcel Service, Air Courier, Beverages, Anheuser Busch Companies, Home Depot, Retail, Household Products, Porsche

MLive.com

Did you pay your 'use tax' this year? Michigan expected to lose $482 million from e-commerce

In this Oct. 18, 2010 file photo, an Amazon.com package is prepared for shipment by a United Parcel Service driver in Palo Alto, Calif.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Internet, Science / Technology, Transportation, United Parcel Service, Air Courier, Lansing, MI

RGT Online

Regional gaming operators hope end of winter will nurture warmer financial figures

Winter's long grip on the Midwest and other parts of the U.S. is finally subsiding.

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Related Topix: Gaming, Penn National Gaming, Transportation, Boyd Bros Transportation, Pinnacle Entertainment, January, Illinois, Ameristar Casinos

Mon Apr 14, 2014

RGT Online

Pro poker player Phil Ivey sued by Atlantic City casino Borgata

Professional poker standout Phil Ivey has been sued in federal court by the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa in Atlantic City, which claimed the $9.6 million he won at the casino in 2012 was earned through cheating at high-stakes mini-baccarat.

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Related Topix: Games, Card Game, Poker, Las Vegas, THQ, Video Games, Transportation, Boyd Bros Transportation

Heavy Duty Trucking

ODFL Increasing Rates Next Month by 4.3%

Less-than-truckload carrier Old Dominion Freight Line will increase its base rates by an average of 4.3%, effective May 1. The general increase will also provide for a nominal increase in minimum charges in intrastate, interstate or cross border lanes, according to the North Carolina-based company "Our customers are asking for more capacity, and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Transportation, Old Dominion Freight Line, Truckers

The City Wire

Winter storms dampen J.B. Hunt Transport earnings growth

Net profits of Lowell-based J.B. Hunt Transport Services declined in the first quarter to $68.664 million, down 6.38% from the same period last year.

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Related Topix: Transportation, JB Hunt Transport Services

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