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Speed limits raised for HGV’s – which side of the road are you on?
Speed limits raised for HGV’s – which side of the road are you on?
9/16/2014 4:35:49 AM
The government has raised the speed limit for lorries travelling on a single carriageway road to 50 mph – a move that has divided opinion from prominent campaigners on both sides. Transport Minister Claire Perry hopes the new initiative will reduce congestion as well as dangerous overtaking. Heavy goods vehicles are currently stuck at a 40mph speed limit on single …
Vale and Cosco sign cooperation agreement on VLOCs
9/15/2014 4:23:01 PM
Vale and the China Ocean Shipping Company (Cosco), the largest dry bulk carrier in China and one of the largest dry bulk shipping operators worldwide, signed today, in Beijing, a framework agreement for strategic cooperation in iron ore shipping. The document was signed by Mr Murilo Ferreira, CEO of Vale, and Mr Ye Weilong, Chairman of Cosco Bulk, and witnessed by Mr Ma Zehua, …
DDC FPO Introduces Freight Rate Auditing for SHIFT Freight
9/15/2014 12:25:58 PM
Fast-growing, outbound Western 11 LTL carrier SHIFT Freight has handed over its freight rate auditing function to trusted partner and leading freight business process specialist DDC FPO. DDC has designed and implemented a customized freight rate auditing solution , enhancing its current suite of offerings already achieving cost containment, labor elasticity and high quality …
Bosch intends to acquire all shares in ZF Lenksysteme
9/15/2014 9:37:22 AM
ZF Lenksysteme: approximately 4.1 billion euros in sales, more than 13,000 associates in eight countries in 2013 Sales of electric steering systems growing Products for more efficient, automated, and connected vehicles Bosch is planning to increase its stake in ZF Lenksysteme GmbH (ZFLS) to 100 percent. On September 15, 2014, Robert Bosch GmbH and ZF Friedrichshafen …
Guangwei Group and Adesso Signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement and Launched the World First Recyclable CFRP Fishing Rod during the 7th National Guangwei Fishing-King Cup Tournament Final
Guangwei Group and Adesso Signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement and Launched the World First Recyclable CFRP Fishing Rod during the 7th National Guangwei Fishing-King Cup Tournament Final
9/14/2014 7:38:16 PM
Weihai, Shangdong, China & Wuxi, Jiangsu, China – September 13, 2014 Guangwei Group (China) and Adesso Advanced Materials (China) today signed a formal strategic partnership agreement in Weihai, Shangdong Province, China and launched the world first recyclable fishing rod made with Adesso’s Recycloset® resin technology. The two parties aim at collaborations on …
Diana Containerships Inc. Announces the Delivery of a Post-Panamax Container Vessel, the m/v YM March
9/12/2014 9:40:30 AM
Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the Company), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it took delivery of the m/v “YM March”, a 2004-built Post-Panamax container vessel of 5,576 TEU capacity that the Company entered into an agreement to purchase on August 7, …
Royal Bahama Cruise Line Offers Free Cruise
9/11/2014 1:36:35 PM
Royal Bahama Cruise Line is offering a free two night cruise for a limited time.  Named Best Bahama Getaway Cruise by Porthole Magazine three times, Royal Bahama has decided to show the world how great they are, and this two night cruise is their way of doing it.   From fine dining, to nightclubs, to areas for the kids, Royal Bahama Cruise Line has something to offer …
Altran presents
Altran presents "eMOC", the modular, smart car of the future
9/11/2014 12:21:09 PM
Altran Spain, a company of the Altran group, has completed the development of eMOC (Electric Modular Car), a modular, smart car designed to meet the new expectations of users in terms of mobility, connectivity and sustainability. The eMOC  is a modular, urban electric vehicle (EV) concept car which can be adapted to meet users’ needs at any given time via external-module …
Egis Projects Canada Contact Center Achieves Its Third Certification as a BenchmarkPortal Center of Excellence
Egis Projects Canada Contact Center Achieves Its Third Certification as a BenchmarkPortal Center of Excellence
9/11/2014 10:58:00 AM
The Egis Projects Canada customer contact center has been certified as a Center of Excellence by BenchmarkPortal , a leading contact center research and consulting organization. “Only the top 10 percent of those benchmarked annually achieve this distinction,” said BenchmarkPortal CEO Bruce Belfiore. “Achieving Center of Excellence certification is an acknowledgement of strong …
Deutsche Post DHL and United Nations Development Programme launch "Get Airports Ready for Disaster" workshop in Jordan
9/9/2014 12:48:59 PM
Deutsche Post DHL and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched a "Get Airports Ready for Disaster" (GARD) workshop at the Queen Alia International Airport in Amman/Jordan. Running for five days the workshop prepares airport personnel. From 7th - 11th September, airport personnel gets prepared for the logistics of emergencies, including handling high volumes of …
Intergraph® Participates in CityNext
9/8/2014 10:57:44 AM
Intergraph® Security, Government and Infrastructure (SG&I), the leader in smart solutions for emergency response, utilities, transportation, and other global challenges,   today announced it is working with Microsoft on CityNext, an initiative designed to help governments, businesses and citizens reimagine what is next for their cities. For the first time in history, more …
Do Good Have Fun™ Excels in Mobile Phone Car Mount Market with New 3M Brand Dashboard Adhesive
Do Good Have Fun™ Excels in Mobile Phone Car Mount Market with New 3M Brand Dashboard Adhesive
9/8/2014 10:00:00 AM
Mobile phone car mount  distributor, Do Good Have Fun™, sells one of the longest and best selling universal compact car mounts on Amazon. In addition to being an Amazon best selling universal cell phone car mount, it continues to be a leading Amazon iphone 5 car mount and is prepped as an upcoming  Apple iPhone 6 car mount  as well. The Do Good Have Fun™ cell phone car …
Panalpina establishes Energy Solutions to serve world’s biggest logistics demands
9/5/2014 11:31:26 AM
Panalpina has merged its Panprojects and Oil & Gas activities to create Panalpina Energy Solutions, a specialised service that designs tailor-made transport solutions for the world’s most ambitious energy projects. Panalpina veteran Hans Toggweiler heads the new entity. Panalpina’s latest move to improve has seen it merge two of its most distinctive activities to create …
Paris Motor Show: meet Renault Espace’s successor
9/4/2014 4:30:14 PM
Renault and Dacia have organised a line-up of new product presentations, a media conference and meetings with senior executives during the media days at the Paris Motor Show on October 2-3. This year’s programme includes: World premiere of Renault Espace’s successor. Renault media conference at 11am on Thursday, October 2 with Carlos Ghosn, Chairman and Chief …
ETI Offers One-Day Workshop on Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing for Manufacturing
9/3/2014 11:51:32 AM
Effective Training, Inc., (ETI) an SAE International Company, announces “ GD &T for Manufacturing ,” a one-day workshop designed specifically for manufacturing personnel. The workshop explains how to interpret common geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) specifications and other types of tolerancing indicated on two-dimensional engineering drawings.  The …
Delphi Forms New Technology Advisory Council
9/3/2014 11:48:10 AM
Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE: DLPH) announced it has formed a Technology Advisory Council as part of its ongoing commitment to lead the auto industry toward a safer, greener and more connected future. The panel of prominent global technology thought leaders will help guide Delphi’s product strategies and ensure that its investments in technology are driving the growth of the …
DHL Express tests the use of bicycle couriers in major German cities
9/3/2014 11:43:19 AM
After successful pilot projects in various European countries, DHL is now testing in Germany for the first time the use of bicycles for the express delivery of documents and smaller parcel items. In Berlin and Frankfurt, two different models in each of the cities are under close scrutiny until the end of September. The first utilizes the “DHL Parcycle”, which has a sealable …
UPS Invests in Two New Polish Facilities
9/3/2014 10:13:55 AM
Today, UPS (NYSE: UPS) announced intentions to establish two new facilities in Poland representing a combined 25 million (USD) investment. The first is a new parcel sorting hub and center in the town of Strykow. The investment in this facility is the largest of its kind for the company in Poland and construction is scheduled to begin this September. The second facility will …
RNS Packaging Receives Award for Innovative Product at Pet Industry Trade Show
RNS Packaging Receives Award for Innovative Product at Pet Industry Trade Show
9/2/2014 1:49:56 PM
September 2, 2014 – RNS Packaging Corp . has been named a winner in the Innovative Product category of the New Product Showcase Awards at the 2014 SuperZoo pet industry trade show that was held July 22-24 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.  RNS Packaging received the New Product Showcase Award for its FunPak sustainable packing material s.   …
Wärtsilä and Yuchai joint venture inaugurates new medium-speed marine engine factory in China
Wärtsilä and Yuchai joint venture inaugurates new medium-speed marine engine factory in China
9/2/2014 12:01:06 PM
Wärtsilä Yuchai Engine Co., Ltd, a joint venture between Wärtsilä and Yuchai Marine Power Co., Ltd., has inaugurated its new factory in Doumen District, Zhuhai City, Guangdong Province, China. The new factory covers a total area of 266,700 square meters and will be used for the assembly and testing of Wärtsilä 20, Wärtsilä 26 and Wärtsilä 32 medium speed engines. The assembly …