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Business, Government

Tiger Cool Express Receives Funding, Hires President

Tiger Cool Express, a provider of refrigerated intermodal service launched in 2013, has received “significant” additional equity funding from the company’s private equity backers, according to CEO Tom Finkbiner, who also said that he plans to step down later this year after a successor is found.

Transport Topics
April 24, 2017
Special Coverage, Business

LoadExpress Launches Freight Auction Marketplace

Liu by Joseph Terry/Transport Topics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — LoadExpress Inc. launched its freight auction and matching marketplace here at the Mid-America Trucking Show.

Transport Topics
March 24, 2017
Business

PIT Group, U.S. Xpress Launch Fuel-Efficiency Test on Multiple OEMs’ Class 8 Trucks

TUNNEL HILL, Ga. — Engineering and research company PIT Group and truckload carrier U.S. Xpress Enterprises announced they had begun the first in-service fuel-efficiency test in the United States with a variety of Class 8 trucks and various powertrain combinations to compare actual performance levels.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
November 7, 2016
Business, Technology

Google Express Expands Across Southeast, Northwest

Google Express

Google announced it is extending its online shopping and delivery service across the Southeast and Northwest. With the increase, Google Express will reach 70 million more people, according to the company.

Nancy Dahlberg | Miami Herald
October 25, 2016
Business, Technology

Quick Delivery Shopping Competition Heats Up With Entry of Google Express

Google Express

Google launched its Express online shopping service in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic on Sept. 28, as the search engine giant continues to expand the program across the country.

Stephanie Ritenbaugh | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
September 28, 2016
Business

Jet Express, Others Join Forces to Deliver Water to Flint, Mich.

Jet Express Inc.

A number of trucking companies have announced plans to deliver tens of thousands of bottles of water to residents in Flint, Michigan, to help assist that community in alleviating the water crisis there.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
February 1, 2016
Business

Land Air Express of New England, North East Freightways Create Commercial Alignment

Land Air Express of New England Ltd. and North East Freightways Inc. have created a commercial alignment to make more efficient use of the carriers’ resources two weeks after Land Air Express resumed operations.

Rip Watson | Special to Transport Topics
January 26, 2016
Business

The Reliance Network Drops Troubled Land Air Express of New England

The Reliance Network, a group of regional less-than-truckload carriers that exchange freight with each other to provide coverage throughout the United States and Canada, said troubled Land Air Express of New England is no longer a member.

Transport Topics
January 13, 2016
Business

Budget Woes Force Illinois to Scrap Plans to Build Illiana Expressway Toll Road

Illinois’ looming budget woes have prompted Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner to halt a high-profile proposed toll road meant to speed freight trucks across several interstate highways with Indiana.

June 15, 2015
Business

Worldwide Express Hires Joel Clum from CarrierDirect

CarrierDirect

Worldwide Express, a reseller of express shipping for UPS Inc. and other freight carriers, said it has hired Joel Clum to be senior vice president of franchise operations.

Transport Topics
May 11, 2015

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