Daily Archives: June 2, 2015

R+L CARRIERS NEW ORLEANS BOWL ANNOUNCES 2015 DATE

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NEW ORLEANS (June 2, 2015) – R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl officials and the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation announced today that the 15th Annual R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl will be played on Saturday, December 19, 2015 at 8 p.m. (CST). The game will be played in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome and will feature a matchup between teams from the Sun Belt Conference and Conference USA. ESPN and ESPN Radio will air the game live.

“The Sun Belt Conference and the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl have grown together since their inaugural years in 2001,” said Sun Belt Conference Commissioner Karl Benson. “Our relationship with the bowl is an important one, and while we continue to add more bowls to our lineup, the New Orleans Bowl has been with us all along – giving us gracious support and helping our conference grow. This bowl game has always provided a first-class experience for Sun Belt Conference members, and the hospitality of the bowl and the city of New Orleans has treated our student-athletes, coaches, administrators and fans very well.”

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Jackson, MS TOFC Intermodal Service To Laredo, TX

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Posted by Averitt Express on Jun 2, 2015 11:14:00 AM

Streamline Deliveries To South Texas And Mexico

When it comes to distribution in Southern Texas and across the border, few cities compare strategically to Laredo. Due to its proximity to the border city of Nuevo Laredo, this transportation hub provides quick access to the interior of Mexico for shippers and their supply chains.

As businesses look to shore up their transportation costs and practices, more shippers are finding value in utilizing intermodal service to Laredo, TX. Intermodal solutions out of Jackson can cut transportation costs while at the same time ensure that capacity is available to counteract the rising capacity demand in the traditional truckload sector. 

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Eastbound Trailer on Flat Car: Long Beach TOFC to Memphis

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Posted by Averitt Express on Jun 2, 2015 11:09:00 AM

Are you looking to balance supply chain costs with transit times? Your answer might be Intermodal TOFC, or Trailer on Flat Car service, from the West Coast.

With a majority of international shipments going through the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, California, moving freight across the entire country to destinations throughout the South by traditional over-the-road (OTR) trucking may not be the most cost-effective solution.

In many cases, our Eastbound Trailer on Flat Car Service provides customers with capacity and cost savings that they won’t find with other transportation options.

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