Monthly Archives: June 2010

Blown tire causes broken axle?

According to this article the authorities think that a blown tire caused a broken axle: KMOV) — Traffic on eastbound I-70 in Foristell, Missouri is backed-up after an accident involving a tractor-trailer that caught fire. It happened around 9 a.m. … Continue reading

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A Eastern Connection/AutoTrail transporters/Transportation Specialists/A Blue Knight/etc

It has been evident to me for some time that the broker bond of $10,000 that is required is way too small. This story from the Village Voice illustrates the problem very well. Grannies car is held hostage because the … Continue reading

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Car carrier accident at Logan

This is off of Albert & Logan News :SLACKS CREEK: A car carrier has rolled at the notorious Paradise Rd roundabout, Slacks Creek, about 10.45am today. The crash has caused significant traffic congestion on Paradise Rd, Logan Rd and the … Continue reading

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Shipcarsnow introduces intermodal rail to used car transport

Shipcarsnow is a subsidiary of Union Pacific and has expanded their inter-modal service to the used car marketplace. They recognize that the online auctions has created new challenges for those carriers that concentrate on service to the used car dealers. … Continue reading

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Do we need an alternative to Central Dispatch?

Do we need an alternative to Central Dispatch?  That is really the question.  John Skelton from Carrierrates.com thinks he has a better model that will streamline the flow of loads to carriers and at the same time keep the rates … Continue reading

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