Food Shippers of America

RWI Transportation LLC
Registration for both Conference and Hotel for our 58th Annual Food Shippers of America Conference is now open!

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The 2013 John J. Murphy Scholarship program will again be available for a child or dependent of a supply chain logistics department employee of a Food Shippers of America member company whose membership has been paid in full. We are offering four awards totaling $11,000.

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It is usual for environmental legislation to set emission standards that require the latest available technology to achieve. Meeting even stricter limits than the law demands is naturally encouraged and there are rewards for doing so. But those rewards take a quite different form in Europe than they do in North America. In several European member states, for some years there have been financial incentives for commercial vehicle operators to invest in trucks or buses which achieve "early compliance," most notably new vehicles certified to Euro 5 standards put into service as much as two years before those standards became mandatory. A similar strategy is being followed for Euro 6.

Visit http://www.automotiveworld.com/news/powertrain/94695-credits-to-remain-central-to-us-truck-fuel-efficiency to view the full article online.

Due to the substantial amount of logistics it is important to put your trust in a company that has years of trucking experience. American Freightways, the leading provider of logistics transportation, proudly announces a wide range of services dedicated to businesses and individuals with shipping needs. They are a one-stop provider for logistic needs.

Visit http://www.melodika.net/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=323094&Itemid=54 to view the full article online.

Best Logistics, Inc.
This week, the summer driving season moves into high gear and Americans are paying a lot less at the pump. The price of gas is now $3.34 a gallon -- down 60 cents in less than three months. But will that trend continue?

Visit http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-18563_162-57466513/will-falling-gas-prices-stay-that-way/ to view the full article online.

USA Truck, Inc. announced that Anheuser-Busch has recognized USA Truck with its Truckload Carrier of the Year (high volume) award for 2011.

Visit http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/anheuser-busch-honors-usa-truck-as-carrier-of-the-year-161261265.html to view the full article online.

Saddle Creek’s new compressed natural gas (CNG) fleet celebrated its millionth mile on the road in June. As demand increases for the environmentally friendly trucks, they are drawing industry attention to Saddle Creek’s commitment to sustainability. This month, Inbound Logistics and Food Logistics, two leading industry magazines, have recognized the 3PL as a top green provider.

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Saia, Inc. is purchasing Robart Transportation, Inc. and its subsidiary, the RL Services Group, for about $7.8 million.

Visit http://www.ajc.com/business/johns-creek-trucking-company-1472120.html to view the full article online.

Congress gave final approval to a 27-month surface transportation reauthorization bill. The following statement is from Pete Rahn, HNTB leader national transportation practice:

Visit http://www.timesunion.com/business/press-releases/article/Surface-Transportation-Reauthorization-Bill-3681570.php to view the full article online.

Proponents of the South Florida Logistics Center talk about the project like it's the missing piece of Miami's cargo puzzle.
Create a cluster of distribution and warehouse facilities with access to a rail line, they have said, and it will all come together.

Visit http://www.miamitodaynews.com/news/120705/story6.shtml to view the full article online.

The Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA), the Agricultural and Food Transporters Conference (AFTC) of the American Trucking Associations, the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives (NCFC) and The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) applauded Congress for approving the conference report on the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP–21). The two-year reauthorization of the Surface Transportation bill includes a clarification of regulations critical to the agriculture industry’s ability to distribute farm supplies in a timely manner, especially during the busy planting and harvest seasons.

Visit http://www.agprofessional.com/news/Ag-groups-applaud-approval-of-Surface-Transportation-Bill-HOS-161067385.html to view the full article online.

The Wisconsin Iowa and Central Illinois Minority Supplier Development Council presented Union Pacific Railroad with the Award of Excellence at the 2012 Iowa Minority Business Exchange in Des Moines, Iowa. Union Pacific was recognized for its ongoing efforts to purchase from minority- and women-owned businesses.
Source: PR Newswire (http://s.tt/1gYQI)

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Schneider National
Some people will go to extreme measures to save money these days, as the residents of one southern state have proven.
South Carolinians are celebrating a new law coming into force, allowing them to drive fuel-efficient golf carts up to four miles from their homes.

Visit http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2168542/With-gas-prices-soaring-South-Carolina-drivers-swap-cars-GOLF-CARTS-despite-danger-warnings.html?ito=feeds-newsxml to view the full article online.

Having previously set new benchmarks for acquisition volume in 2012, Ahern and Associates, Ltd., the transportation industry’s top acquisition and operations efficiency consulting firm, enters into the second half of the year by further adding to their pace with nine completed assignments.

Visit http://www.prweb.com/releases/2012/6/prweb9655621.htm to view the full article online.

Decker Truck Line, Inc. was presented a Gold Safety award by Great West Casualty Company as part of the 2011 National Safety Awards Program.

Visit http://www.layover.com/news/article/decker-truck-line-wins--17176.html to view the full article online.

RWI Transportation, an asset-based logistics company providing regional and national truckload, LTL, expedited, and refrigerated warehousing services, announces they were selected by Food Logistics magazine as a Top Green Provider for 2012.

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