Concrete that absorbs a whopping 600 liters of water per square meter per minute! You have to see it to believe it. Luckily Tarmac, the company that has invented this permeable concrete system called Topmix Permeable, has made a video. Through the voids in the concrete the water can be transported to drainage systems where it can enter the ground […]
Road Safety. An important theme for anybody in any country, but in some countries definitely more than others. Samsung has launched a safety initiative to solve one of the (literally) biggest safety hazards on the road: the Truck. Let me start with saying that the hazard has nothing to do with the driver of the truck, but with the size of […]
UNICEF and The UPS Foundation partnered to provide emergency aid for Syrian refugees on Sept. 1 Atlanta, September 04, 2013 – On Sunday, September 1, The UPS Foundation, the philanthropic arm of UPS, and The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) partnered to airfreight 220,000 pounds of emergency aid to Erbil, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, to assist displaced Syrian children and families. The […]
Competitors Reflect FedEx Commitment to Safety and Professionalism MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 25, 2013 – Twelve drivers representing FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) operating companies placed among the top three finishers in their respectivetruck classes at the 2013National Truck Driving Championships (NTDC) in Salt Lake City, Aug.20-24.
Special “Honor Wall” Unveiled, Showcases Distinguished Drivers as a Testament to Those Who Make Con-way the Safest Carrier in the Industry CHARLOTTE, N.C. – August 19, 2013 – Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW), unveiled a commemorative wall of Distinguished Drivers at their Charlotte, N.C., service center in honor of the 41 professional drivers who […]
JOPLIN, Mo. – April 23, 2013 – Con-way Truckload, a full truckload carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW), hosted an event this morning with the Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP) and American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) America’s Road Team (ART) in recognition of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. During a press conference held at Con-way Truckload’s headquarters in Joplin, Mo., representatives […]
Zhuhai, China, 18 April, 2013 – CEVA Logistics, a world-leading supply chain management company, has been awarded the 2012 Safety Award by BP Zhuhai Chemical Company Limited (BPZ), the renowned leader in China’s purified terephthalic acid (PTA) industry. The award recognizes CEVA’s commitment to the highest levels of health and safety requirements for the BPZ site.
The Easter Weekend is coming, which is great. Extra long weekends are my favorite kind. For many it is also a weekend of visiting family and friends or going away for the weekend. Most of the truckers are off as well, but logistics never stops, so some of them may be on the road this weekend. If you see them […]
Howard Williams hits career milestone, shares tips for staying safe on the road JOPLIN, Mo. – March 04, 2013 – Con-way Truckload, a full truckload carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW), recently announced that driver Howard Williams has reached the career and safety milestone of driving three million consecutive, accident-free miles. “Safety is our number one priority at Con-way and […]
Quality, Health & Safety and Environment Middle East, February 28th, 2013 – TNT Express in Middle East is delighted to announce the renewal of Integrated Management Systems (IMS) Certifications until the end of 2015, for its UAE, Kuwait and Bahrain offices. The Integrated Management System encompasses Quality Management – ISO 9001-2008, Health and Safety Management – OHSAS 18001-2007 and Environmental […]