Daily Archives: March 31, 2017

Daylight Transport To Offer Service From Texas To The Midwest

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Daylight Transport will be offering 2-day service from points in Texas to the states of IL, WI and MN on April 10th, 2017.  The expansion is the logical next step in  Texas expansion and is made at the request of Daylight Transport customers.

Daylight Transport is known for world-class speed, reliability and customer service.  Adding more 2-day lanes to our network will provide the marketplace an avenue to utilize Daylight Transport for more of their valued shipments.

Read more at www.dylt.com

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Hermes inspires innovators of tomorrow at first Hackathon

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The UK’s next generation of innovators have gone head-to-head to create a range of exciting solutions that could enrich the home delivery industry at a Hackathon organised by Hermes, the consumer delivery specialist. A multi-platform live chat application and an enhanced GPS tracking solution designed to drive down fuel consumption were among ideas concocted by students from Leeds Beckett University and judged by a panel of experts including a member of Google’s technical team.

Hermes, who delivers parcels on behalf of 80% of the UK’s leading retailers and etailers, including John Lewis, Next and Arcadia Group, staged the event alongside the University in order to encourage the innovators of tomorrow to bring pioneering ideas to life. To facilitate this, Hermes granted the students special access to its sophisticated development portal and the company’s APIs (Application Program Interfaces).

Read more at hermesworld.com

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Update on Atlanta-Area road Closures

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March 31, 2017 – Atlanta-area road closures due to a collapse of parts of I-85 on March 30 are requiring a re-thinking of delivery schedules in and around the Atlanta area.

A significant fire under the I-85 overpass collapsed a large portion of the interstate and has also severely damaged the road in both directions, requiring the DOT to close the interstate indefinitely.

Fortunately, no injuries or casualties were reported. Additionally, the affected area is was inside the I-285 Atlanta Bypass, which is required for commercial truck traffic. Unfortunately, the re-direction of traffic has impacted the already high volume of traffic the bypass already experiences.

Read more at averittexpress.com

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