Daily Archives: April 3, 2017

A. Duie Pyle grows with expedited shipping; starts career path for CDL drivers

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Motor carriers, especially in the less-than-truckload sector, are benefitting from the opportunities in e-commerce and expedited shipping.

With this opportunity comes the challenge of updating equipment, technology and services that traditionally were geared for the LTL sweet spot: shipments weighing between 2,000 and 5,000 pounds.

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Roadrunner Transportation Systems Announces Extension to Interim Credit Facility Amendment

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Cudahy, WI – April 3, 2017 – Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc. (“Roadrunner”) (NYSE: RRTS), a leading asset-right transportation and asset-light logistics service provider, announced today that it has signed an extension to its interim credit facility The agreement temporarily extends the working capital loans and forbearance provisions of the interim amendment announced on March 6, providing the company with the liquidity and financial flexibility to continue operating as usual while completing the long-term loan amendment.

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DHL’s Resilience360 recognized with Gold at German Stevie® Award

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04/03/2017 – DHL Customer Solutions & Innovation honored with additional Silver and Bronze awards by the international Stevie® Awards organization

DHL has been awarded Gold at the 2017 German Stevie® Awards for its risk management and mitigation platform DHL Resilience360. The prize, which is considered to be one of the world’s premier business awards, was granted to DHL by the Stevie® Awards organization in the category ‘best new product or service (business to business products, services and transportation)’. DHL Customer Solutions & Innovation has also been honored with a Silver Stevie Sales and Customer Service Award as well as a Bronze award for its approach to develop an intercultural business relationship.

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DHL Parcel introduces money-back guarantee on transit times

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04/03/2017 – Effective immediately DHL Parcel is expanding service for business customers in Germany to include its new DHL Parcel Prio service. Parcel Prio promises delivery of domestic parcel shipments on the next business day after posting – now for the first time with a money-back guarantee. In the event of any transit time delays, DHL will reimburse merchant shipping costs either in part or in full.

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XPO Logistics Recognizes Seven Professional Drivers for Exceeding Three Million Miles of Accident-Free Driving

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GREENWICH, Conn. – April 3, 2017 – XPO Logistics (NYSE: XPO), a leading global provider of transportation and logistics services, today announced that professional drivers Jeffrey Adkins, James Cosentino, Benjamin Dixon, Robert Hickerson, James Hughes, Stephen Pargeon and James Poe have each achieved three million consecutive miles of accident-free driving. The drivers work for XPO’s less-than-truckload (LTL) business, which has a network of more than 400 service locations throughout North America.

Tony Brooks, president of the LTL business for XPO Logistics, said, “Navigating a truck safely for three million miles, through all kinds of weather and highway conditions, is truly an impressive performance. These seven dedicated professionals are an inspiring example of what it means to make safety a priority every day. It’s a privilege to honor them for this remarkable safety accomplishment.”

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