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R+L Carriers and Lima Company Memorial gathered in Lafayette

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Wilmington, Ohio 5/24/2016 – On Wednesday, May 18, R+L Carriers and Lima Company Memorial gathered in Lafayette, Indiana for the unveiling of the new Lima Company Memorial hauler. The new hauler, initiated by R+L Carriers as a commissioned project, evolved into something much bigger; a generous donation from Wabash National Corporation and 26 additional vendors.
About the Lima Company Memorial: The Lima Company Memorial, the Eyes of Freedom, started with a vision of artist and creator Anita Miller. With the help of the family members of the fallen and the returned Marines of L3/25, she created 23 life-size murals, depicting the fallen of Lima 3/25. The Eyes of Freedom is now a traveling memorial that rallies the public around one common theme, saluting our great military who sacrifice with their commitment.

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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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R+L Carriers – Canadian Gateway Service Center Relocation Expands Capacity

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Janesville, Wisconsin 03/09/2015 R+L Carriers is relocating their Elgin, Illinois Canadian Gateway Service Center to Janesville, Wisconsin. This move expands Canadian service capabilities with enhanced daily direct loading to and from 9 Western Canada Service Centers in BC, AB, SK, and MB. The new facility provides easy access to I-90 and I-43 shipping corridors and features a 100,000+ sq. ft. Service Center along with a newly renovated 4, 940 sq. ft. shop, complete with 24/7 guarded access. R+L Carriers will also now expand its Canadian Expedited service over this Gateway and across their nationwide network of Service Centers, a fleet of over 5,000 vehicles and 8 strategic Canadian gateways and state-of-the-art logistics systems.

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R+L Carriers Gearing Up for Growth in 2015 – Announcing Three Expanded Service Centers!

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Wilmington, Ohio, 01/ 26 /2015 – Global transportation provider R+L Carriers is pleased to announce the grand opening of three expanded Service Centers in Janesville, Wisconsin (JVL) Kansas City, Missouri (KAN) and Portland, Oregon (POR) for 2015. “By continuing to focus on facility, infrastructure improvements and expansion, R+L Carriers is successful in meeting our commitment to continued growth and superior service in all parts of the country, said R+L Carriers VP Business Critical Solutions Greg Bronner. “These expansions will continue to provide our customers with seamless freight solutions and control of their Supply Chain, while delivering on R+L Carriers mission to provide superior Customer Service.”

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R+L developing new tech to ensure compliance with US/Canada Shipping Requirements

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Beginning November 1, 2012 the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) will require all road and rail carriers to submit electronic transmission of cargo information before freight reaches the border. R+L Carriers is working to update our e-communication process with our patented in-cab scanning devices to achieve compliance well ahead of the scheduled November 1, 2012 deadline.

What are the new requirements?

The new CBSA requirements are part of the Advance Commercial Information (ACI) program. This program enables the CBSA to quickly obtain comprehensive information regarding shipments moving across the border, to protect the health, safety and security of Canadian citizens while facilitating the movement of low-risk shipments.
eManifest is the third phase of ACI and affects carriers for all highway and rail shipments. Phase 1, implemented in 2004, dealt with marine carriers, while Phase 2, implemented in 2006, affected air and freight forwarders. The information submitted is based partially on the shipper’s documents – such as complete descriptions of the shipments. Additional information submitted will include dispatch-related facts such as the identity of the trucks, trailers and tractors that will carry shipments across the border, the time the cargo will reach the border, etc. Canada Customs must validate and approve the shipments for entry into Canada. This information is in addition to the current PARS clearance process that supports Northbound shipments moving into Canada today.

What do you need to do differently?

Nothing. You will simply continue to provide customs documentation at the time of pick up or send them directly to your broker.

How is the R+L Carriers/Day & Ross Partnership preparing for this?

Both¬†R+L Carriers Tracking¬† and Day & Ross’ Information Technology Teams are updating our systems to accommodate the additional requirements for compliance with the new eManifest regulations. Testing is in progress and as outlined above R+L and Day & Ross will be fully compliant well in advance of the CBSA scheduled November 1, 2012 effective date.