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Union Pacific Railroad’s ShipCarsNow Expands Auto Transport Services

ShipCarsNow, a subsidiary of Union Pacific Railroad, yesterday announced it was expanding auto transport services for large-volume commercial auto shippers. The new services are aimed at helping customers save costs and attain higher efficiency through more co-load opportunities, shared marshaling facilities and new transport hubs. Ship Your Car Now Starting Under $500. Free Quote Here. [...]

By | March 28th, 2015|News, Shipping, ssk|0 Comments

Florida’s BungoBox Moving Company Expands to Hawaii

BungoBox, a Florida-based moving company that's one of the largest and fastest-growing moving box rental franchises in North America, has expanded to Hawaii with its 20th location in the United States, the state's franchisee recently told PBN. Joshua Rosen, a St. Louis School alumnus who began majoring in biology and was trying to get into [...]

By | February 17th, 2015|News, Shipping, ssk|0 Comments

After Rocky Season Last Year, FedEx and UPS Look to Improve Their Performance During Holidays

Facing an even bigger mountain of packages this holiday season, FedEx and UPS are hiring more workers to avoid the delays that frustrated shoppers and gift-recipients a year ago. Last December, the delivery giants were caught off-guard by bad weather and a surge in last-minute online shopping. An estimated 2 million packages were late at [...]

By | October 22nd, 2014|News, Shipping, ssk|0 Comments

2015 FedEx Rates Announced

FedEx rates are expected to increase across the board in 2015. The rate changes below reflect available information as of Sept. 16, 2014. FedEx Express Rates Effective Jan. 5, 2015 FedEx Express package and freight standard list rates will increase an average of 4.9% for U.S., U.S. export and U.S. import services. FedEx International Premium® rates [...]

By | October 16th, 2014|News, Shipping, ssk|0 Comments

CSX, ShipCarsNow Earn Environmental Stewardship Honors

CSX Corp. recently was named to three top sustainability leadership indexes: the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for North America, the CDP S&P 500 Climate Disclosure Leadership Index 2014 and the CDP S&P 500 Climate Performance Leadership Index 2014. CSX is the only U.S. railroad and among just four transportation companies ranked on the Dow Jones [...]

By | September 26th, 2014|News, Shipping, ssk|0 Comments

Air Freight Markets in Modest Slowdown in April

Global air freight markets registered a “modest slowdown” last month in the wake of economic recession in developed countries, although industry members expect a “stronger finish” for 2014. “Trading conditions for air freight are difficult. Business activity and trade have shifted down a gear after a strong end to 2013. And this is taking its [...]

By | May 30th, 2014|News, Shipping, ssk|0 Comments

DHL Closed on Memorial Day

DHL will be closed in the US on Memorial Day. No pickups or deliveries will take place and all locations will be closed with the exception DHL Same Day Services. DHL will resume normal operations the Tuesday after Memorial Day. DHL will continue normal operations on Memorial Day in countries other than the US. Other [...]

By | May 15th, 2014|News, Shipping, ssk|0 Comments