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Air cargo is any property carried or to be carried in an aircraft.
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Airborne Express was an express delivery company and cargo airline.
An airline alliance is an aviation industry arrangement between two or more airlines agreeing to cooperate on a substantial level.
Alaska is a U.S. state situated in the northwest extremity of the North American continent.
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, also known as or ANA, is a Japanese airline.
Atlanta (locally) is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2013 population of 447,841.
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Metro Atlanta, designated by the United States Office of Management and Budget as the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area, is the most populous metro area in the US state of Georgia and the ninth-largest metropolitan statistical area (MSA) in the United States.
A battery electric vehicle (BEV) is a type of electric vehicle (EV) that uses chemical energy stored in rechargeable battery packs.
Big Brown (foaled April 10, 2005 in Kentucky) is a retired champion American Thoroughbred racehorse and winner of the 2008 Kentucky Derby and 2008 Preakness Stakes.
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Boeing Field, officially King County International Airport, is a public airport owned and operated by King County, five miles south of downtown Seattle, Washington.
British Columbia, also commonly referred to by its initials BC, is a province located on the west coast of Canada.
Burlington (Canada 2011 Census population 175,779), is a city located in Halton Region at the western end of Lake Ontario.
The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) (Agence des services frontaliers du Canada—ASFC) is a federal agency that is responsible for border enforcement, immigration enforcement and customs services.
Canada Post Corporation, known more simply as Canada Post (Société canadienne des postes, or simply Postes Canada), is the crown corporation which functions as the country's primary postal operator.
The Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII) is a non-profit organization created and funded by the Federation of Law Societies of Canada, on behalf of its 14 member law societies.
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A carbon offset is a reduction in emissions of carbon dioxide or greenhouse gases made in order to compensate for or to offset an emission made elsewhere.
The word cargo refers in particular to goods or produce being conveyed – generally for commercial gain – by ship, boat, or aircraft, although the term is now often extended to cover all types of freight, including that carried by train, van, truck, or intermodal container.
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A chassis (or; plural: "chassis" or) consists of an internal framework that supports a manmade object in its construction and use.
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Chevrolet, colloquially referred to as Chevy and formally the Chevrolet Division of General Motors Company, is an American automobile division of the American manufacturer General Motors (GM).
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Choice Logistics is a company based in the United States, specializing in distributing service parts.
A common carrier in common law countries (corresponding to a public carrier in civil law systems,Encyclopædia Britannica CD 2000 "Civil-law public carrier" from "carriage of goods" usually called simply a carrier) is a person or company that transports goods or people for any person or company and that is responsible for any possible loss of the goods during transport.
Compressed natural gas (CNG) (Methane stored at high pressure) can be used in place of gasoline (petrol), Diesel fuel and propane/LPG.
The contiguous United States consists of the 48 adjoining U.S. states plus Washington, D.C. (federal district), on the continent of North America.
A courier is a person who delivers messages, packages, and mail.
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Customs broking or customs brokerage is a profession that involves the "clearing" of goods through customs barriers for importers and exporters (usually businesses).
Daimler Trucks North America LLC, formerly Freightliner Corporation, is an automotive industry manufacturer of commercial vehicles headquartered in Portland, Oregon, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of the German Daimler AG.
Dale Arnold Jarrett (born November 26, 1956) is a former American race car driver and current sports commentator known for winning the Daytona 500 three times (in 1993, 1996, and 2000) and winning the NASCAR Winston Cup Series championship in 1999.
Dartford is the principal town in the Borough of Dartford, Kent, England.
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Deutsche Post AG, operating under the trade name Deutsche Post DHL, is the world's largest courier company.
DHL Express is a division of the German logistics company Deutsche Post DHL providing international express mail services.
Diamond Reo Trucks was an American truck manufacturer.
Dinsmore is a large U.S. law firm headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.
The Dodge Caravan is a passenger minivan manufactured by Dodge. Introduced for model year 1984 and now in its fifth generation, the Caravan has been offered in short-wheelbase (1984–2007) and long-wheelbase (1987–present) variants, the latter as the Grand Caravan. The Grand Caravan is the sibling vehicle of the Chrysler Town & Country Noted as a pioneering example of the minivan configuration, the Caravan has been manufactured and marketed worldwide alongside rebadged variants: the Plymouth Voyager (1984–2001), Chrysler Voyager (1988–2014), Chrysler Town & Country (1989–present), Chrysler Grand Voyager, Lancia Voyager (2011-2015) and Volkswagen Routan (2008–2012) – selling more than 11 million combined, worldwide. Having played an instrumental role in Chrysler's 1980's survival and having survived Chrysler's 1990's merger with Daimler, Chrysler's current parent company, FCA, announced that the Dodge Caravan would end production in 2016 as a 2017 model, when it will be replaced by a refreshed Chrysler Town & Country.
The Dow Jones Transportation Average (DJTA, also called the "Dow Jones Transports") is a U.S. stock market index from S&P Dow Jones Indices of the transportation sector, and is the most widely recognized gauge of the American transportation sector.
The Eastern United States or the American East, is today defined by some as the states east of the Mississippi River, and is traditionally divided by the Ohio River and Appalachian Mountains into the South, the Old Northwest and the Northeast.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is a federal agency that administers and enforces civil rights laws against workplace discrimination.
The European Commission (EC) is the executive body of the European Union responsible for proposing legislation, implementing decisions, upholding the EU treaties and managing the day-to-day business of the EU.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is the national aviation authority of the United States.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is an independent agency of the United States government, established in 1914 by the Federal Trade Commission Act.
FedEx Corporation is an American global courier delivery services company headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.
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FedEx Ground is a shipping company that is a subsidiary of the FedEx Corporation.
FF Dax is a humanist sans-serif typeface designed by Hans Reichel, published by FontFont library.
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The Financial Post was an English Canadian business newspaper, which published from 1907 to 1998.
FontShop International is an international manufacturer of digital typefaces (fonts), based in Berlin.
Forbes is an American business magazine owned by Forbes, Inc.
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The Ford Model T (colloquially known as the Tin Lizzie, Tin Lizzy, T‑Model Ford, Model T, or T) is an automobile that was produced by Ford Motor Company from October 1, 1908, to May 26, 1927.
The Ford Motor Company (commonly referred to as simply Ford) is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit.
Freight companies are companies that specialize in the moving (or "forwarding") of freight, or cargo, from one place to another.
A freight forwarder, forwarder, or forwarding agent, also known as a non-vessel operating common carrier (NVOCC), is a person or company that organizes shipments for individuals or corporations to get goods from the manufacturer or producer to a market, customer or final point of distribution.
The freight payment industry was actually formed by a series of Banks when the transportation marketplace was heavily regulated.
Freightliner Trucks is a truck manufacturer and a division of Daimler Trucks North America.
General Motors Company, commonly known as GM, is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, that designs, manufactures, markets and distributes vehicles and vehicle parts and sells financial services.
Georgia is a state located in the southeastern United States.
GMC, formally the GMC Division of General Motors LLC, is an American automobile division of the American manufacturer General Motors (GM) that primarily focuses on trucks and utility vehicles.
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) (Taxe sur les produits et services, TPS) is a multi-level value added tax introduced in Canada on January 1, 1991, by then-Prime Minister Brian Mulroney and his finance minister Michael Wilson.
Greensboro (formerly Greensborough) is a city in the U.S. state of North Carolina.
Greenwich is a town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States.
A handgun is a firearm designed to be handheld, in either one or both hands.
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Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport, known locally as Atlanta Airport, Hartsfield, or Hartsfield–Jackson, is located seven miles (11 km) south of the central business district of Atlanta, Georgia, United States.
Hawaii (locally,; Hawaii) is the 50th and most recent U.S. state to join the United States, having joined on August 21, 1959.
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A hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) is a type of hybrid vehicle and electric vehicle that combines a conventional internal combustion engine (ICE) propulsion system with an electric propulsion system (hybrid vehicle drivetrain).
The Incoterms rules or International Commercial Terms are a series of pre-defined commercial terms published by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).
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The Department of Posts, trading as India Post, is a government-operated postal system in India; it is generally referred to within India as "the post office".
Intermodal freight transport involves the transportation of freight in an intermodal container or vehicle, using multiple modes of transportation (rail, ship, and truck), without any handling of the freight itself when changing modes.
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) is a labor union in the United States and Canada.
James E. Casey (March 29, 1888 - June 6, 1983), American businessman, was born in Pick Handle Gulch near Candelaria, Nevada.
was a government-owned corporation in Japan that existed from 2003 to 2007, offering postal and package delivery services, banking services, and life insurance.
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Kent C. (Oz) Nelson is the retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of United Parcel Service, a position he held from November 1989 to December 1996.
The Kentucky Derby is a horse race held annually in Louisville, Kentucky, United States, on the first Saturday in May, capping the two-week-long Kentucky Derby Festival.
Less than truckload shipping (LTL) is the transportation of relatively small freight.
A light-emitting diode (LED) is a two-lead semiconductor light source.
Logistics is the management of the flow of things between the point of origin and the point of consumption in order to meet requirements of customers or corporations.
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Louisville (generally pronounced or by natives, and by others) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the 30th-most populous city in the United States.
LYNX Express was a courier (parcel delivery) company operating principally in the United Kingdom.
Mack Trucks, Inc., is an American truck–manufacturing company and a former manufacturer of buses and trolley buses.
Mail Boxes Etc. (MBE) is a global retail chain of business service centers.
MaxiCode is a public domain, machine-readable symbol system originally created and used by United Parcel Service.
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Menlo Logistics is a global supply chain company operating in 5 continents and 20 countries.
The Sprinter is a vehicle built by Daimler AG of Stuttgart, Germany as a van, chassis cab, minibus, and pickup truck.
Mergers and acquisitions are both aspects of strategic management, corporate finance and management dealing with the buying, selling, dividing and combining of different companies and similar entities that can help an enterprise grow rapidly in its sector or location of origin, or a new field or new location, without creating a subsidiary, other child entity or using a joint venture.
Michael L. Eskew is the former chairman and Chief Executive Officer of UPS from 2002-2007.
The Midwestern United States, or the Midwest, is one of the four geographic regions defined by the United States Census Bureau, occupying the northern central part of the country.
Military mail, as opposed to civilian mail, refers to the postal services provided by armed forces, that allow serving members to send and receive mail.
Modec was a Coventry, UK electric vehicle manufacturer, specialising in Commercial vehicles in the N2 category.
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Morgan Olson is the leading producer of aluminum walk-in vans.
The National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) is a nonprofit organization headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia.
The natural environment encompasses all living and non-living things occurring naturally on Earth or some region thereof.
Navistar International Corporation (formerly International Harvester Company) is an American holding company that owns the manufacturer of International brand commercial trucks, MaxxForce brand diesel engines, IC Bus school and commercial buses, Workhorse brand chassis for motor homes and step vans, and is a private label designer and manufacturer of diesel engines for the pickup truck, van, hoes and SUV markets.
Oakland is a major West Coast port city in the U.S. state of California.
Online shopping (sometimes known as e-tail from "electronic retail" or e-shopping) is a form of electronic commerce which allows consumers to directly buy goods or services from a seller over the Internet using a web browser.
Ontario is one of the ten provinces of Canada, located in east-central Canada.
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An oval (from Latin ovum, "egg") is a closed curve in a plane which "loosely" resembles the outline of an egg.
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Package delivery or parcel delivery is the delivery of shipping containers, parcels, or high value mail as single shipments.
Parcel post is a postal service for mail that is too heavy for normal letter post.
Paul Rand (August 15, 1914 – November 26, 1996) was an American art director and graphic designer, best known for his corporate logo designs, including the logos for IBM, UPS, Enron, Morningstar, Inc., Westinghouse, ABC, and Steve Jobs's NeXT.
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Piggyback transportation refers to the transportation of goods where one transportation unit is carried on the back of something else.
Point-to-point transit refers to a transportation system in which a plane, bus, or train travels directly to a destination, rather than going through a central hub.
The pound sterling (symbol: £; ISO code: GBP), commonly known simply as the pound, is the official currency of the United Kingdom, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, the British Antarctic Territory, and Tristan da Cunha.
The Preakness Stakes is an American flat thoroughbred horse race held on the third Saturday in May each year at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland.
Puerto Rico, officially the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico, literally the "Free Associated State of Puerto Rico"), is a United States territory located in the northeastern Caribbean.
In the United States, Pullman was used to refer to railroad sleeping cars which were built and operated on most U.S. railroads by the Pullman Company (founded by George Pullman) from 1867 to December 31, 1968.
The Pullman Palace Car Company, founded by George Pullman, manufactured railroad cars in the mid-to-late 19th century through the early decades of the 20th century, during the boom of railroads in the United States.
Purolator Inc. is a Canadian courier that is 91% owned by Canada Post Corporation, 7% owned by Barry Lapointe Holdings Ltd.
A reporting mark is an alphabetic code of one to five letters used to identify owners or lessees of rolling stock and other equipment used on certain railroad networks.
Ronald Robert Carey (March 22, 1936 – December 11, 2008) was an American labor leader who served as president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters from 1991 to 1997.
Royal Mail plc (a' Phuist Rìoghail, Post Brenhinol) is a postal service company in the United Kingdom.
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The S&P 500, or the Standard & Poor's 500, is an American stock market index based on the market capitalizations of 500 large companies having common stock listed on the NYSE or NASDAQ.
San Francisco, officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California and the only consolidated city-county in California.
Sandy Springs is a city in northern Fulton County, Georgia, United States, north of Atlanta.
Seattle is a coastal seaport city and the seat of King County.
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SmartMoney was the Wall Street Journals magazine of personal business.
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The spoke-hub distribution paradigm (or model or network) is a system of connections arranged like a wire wheel, in which all traffic moves along spokes connected to the hub at the center.
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (often shortened to Sprint Cup or the Cup Series) is the top racing series of the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR).
The Standard Carrier Alpha Code (SCAC) is a unique code used to identify transportation companies.
The Star Alliance is the world's largest global airline alliance, headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, and led by current CEO Mark Schwab.
Sterling Trucks Corporation, commonly designated Sterling, was an American truck manufacturer headquartered in Redford Township, Michigan, USA and a subsidiary of Daimler Trucks North America LLC, itself a wholly owned subsidiary of the German Daimler AG.
A supply chain is a system of organizations, people, activities, information, and resources involved in moving a product or service from supplier to customer.
The National Law Review is an American law journal, legal news website and legal analysis content-aggregating database.
The UPS Store network is the world's largest franchisor of retail shipping, postal, printing and business service centers.
Thomas Loren Friedman (born July 20, 1953) is an American journalist, columnist and author.
TNT Holdings B.V. (TNT) is an international courier delivery services company with headquarters in Hoofddorp, Netherlands.
A tractor unit (prime mover or traction unit) is a characteristically heavy-duty towing engine that provides motive power for hauling a towed or trailered load.
A trailer is generally an unpowered vehicle towed by a powered vehicle.
Transforce is a Canadian transport and logistics company based in Montreal, Quebec.
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Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is the largest federal law enforcement agency of the United States Department of Homeland Security charged with regulating and facilitating international trade, collecting import duties, and enforcing U.S. regulations, including trade, customs, and immigration.
A unit load device (ULD) is a pallet or container used to load luggage, freight, and mail on wide-body aircraft and specific narrow-body aircraft.
The United Parcel Service strike of 1997, led by International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) President Ron Carey, started on August 4, 1997, and involved over 185,000 teamsters (IBT members).
The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (in case citations, N.D. Ill.) is the trial-level court with jurisdiction over the northern counties of Illinois.
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or sometimes USEPA) is an agency of the U.S. federal government which was created for the purpose of protecting human health and the environment by writing and enforcing regulations based on laws passed by Congress.
The United States Postal Service, also known as the Post Office, U.S. Mail, or Postal Service, often abbreviated as USPS, is an independent agency of the United States federal government responsible for providing postal service in the United States.
UPS Airlines is an American cargo airline owned by United Parcel Service Inc.
UPS Capital, the financial services business unit of United Parcel Service, offers traditional and non-traditional financial services and insurance products.
UPS Freight is the Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) trucking division of UPS.
A use tax is a type of excise tax levied in the United States by numerous state governments.
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Utilimaster Corporation is a producer of walk-in vans (also known as step vans), Parcel Delivery Vans (PDVs) and truck bodies.
In labor disputes, a walkout is a labor strike, the act of employees collectively leaving the workplace as an act of protest.
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Washington is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States located north of Oregon, west of Idaho, and south of the Canadian province of British Columbia on the coast of the Pacific Ocean.
West Germany is the common English name for the Federal Republic of Germany or FRG (Bundesrepublik Deutschland or ''BRD'') in the period between its creation on 23 May 1949 to German reunification on 3 October 1990.
The White Motor Company was an American automobile and truck manufacturer from 1900 until 1980.
Wilmington is a port city and the county seat of New Hanover County in coastal southeastern North Carolina, United States.
Worldport is the worldwide air hub for UPS (United Parcel Service) located at the Louisville International Airport in Louisville, Kentucky.
In 2009 a provision was added to the Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act that would have changed the conditions under which some of FedEx Corporation's employees could unionize.
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