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    Events Calendar

    Event Calendar

    March 15, 2023
    Mark your calendar! Here are all the major upcoming events listed by date. If you'd like to be included in our Calendar, email Jason McDaniel at [email protected].
    Odyssey Logistics
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    Fleet Management

    Analytics-driven technology helps mitigate capacity issues

    Jan. 6, 2022
    Tank truck carriers, bulk shippers can enlist increasingly intelligent systems to improve supply-chain efficiency, collaboration
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    Fluid distributors face new challenges

    Jan. 6, 2022
    Graco study spotlights importance of visibility for fuel, lubricant haulers amid parts and employee shortages, market uncertainty
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    Green Trends

    How lubricant choice contributes to sustainability

    Jan. 5, 2022
    As fleets, truck OEMs move toward a cleaner future, engine oil specification presents an opportunity to improve efficiency
    Liquid Cargo/Protected Harbor
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    Lesson learned: U.S. Container Depot, Liquid Cargo tighten IT security

    Dec. 29, 2021
    As cybercrime escalates post-COVID, recent NTTC chairman details his response to 2017 ransomware attack

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    Extraordinary intelligence: Drōv’s AirBoxOne makes tank trailers smarter

    Dec. 28, 2021
    Innovative new platform’s limitless connectivity, functionality unites myriad IoT components, devices on one ‘future-proofed,’ fleet-friendly platform
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    OPW Engineered Systems’ new trade-show trailer debuted at ILTA’s 2021Operating Conference and Trade Show in Houston.

    ‘Trade show on wheels’

    Dec. 28, 2021
    OPW headed to a customer near you, with fluid transfer equipment, company swag in tow
    CSX/Quality Carriers
    CSX and Quality Carriers formed a new intermodal union when CSX purchased Quality in July. Now Quality is designing a new 20-foot, 6,000-gallon ISO tank that will replace the 40-foot container shown here, and allow it to move twice as much product on the same CSX well cars.
    Fleet Management

    CSX, Quality disrupt bulk logistics

    Dec. 22, 2021
    New intermodal partnership intended to boost business for both companies, streamline services for chemical customers
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    Fleet Management

    Liquid bulk stakeholders convene for ITCA’s 2021 event

    Nov. 17, 2021
    FuelTrust CEO addresses the ‘carbon concern’ during annual Bulk Liquid Symposium in Kemah, Texas; attendees also enjoy golf outing, industry reunion
    Harold Sumerford Jr., 77th ATA chairman
    Fleet Management

    Tank truck carriers take centerstage at ATA’s 2021 MCE

    Oct. 27, 2021
    J&M CEO Harold Sumerford Jr. elected federation’s 77th chairman, Carbon Express receives Mike Russell Trucking Image Award
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    Storage Terminals

    Saudi Aramco, LBC Tank Terminals secure ILTA's Platinum Safety Awards

    Oct. 6, 2021
    Safety Improvement, Safety Excellence awards also presented during storage terminals association's return to in-person gatherings in Houston
    Graco Pulse Level Family

    Graco intros Pulse Level tank monitoring

    Sept. 16, 2021
    New system provides ‘intuitive’ visibility through Wi-Fi or cellular connectivity to optimize deliveries, margins, customer service
    Watchman Wes

    Hendrickson to launch trailer wheel-end sensor technology

    The Watchman, developed by Sensata Technologies, will offer trailer tire pressure and wheel-end temperature data that is communicated to the fleet through the trailer telematics...
    Mack Trucks
    Mack Trucks announced its new Mack Premium Service Agreement maintenance program for Mack Anthem (shown), Mack Pinnacle, Mack Granite, Mack TerraPro, and Mack LR customers.
    Fleet Management

    Mack rolls out maximum uptime package

    Sept. 16, 2021
    The Mack Premium Service Agreement can be added to new truck purchases or to trucks in service, prior to their first service interval, the company announced during TMC’s fall ...
    Link Manufacturing
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    Link unveils 'intelligent' suspension systems

    Link’s automated ROI self-steer and non-steer auxiliary suspension systems are expected to be commercially available in 2022, the company announced during TMC's 2021 Fall Meeting...
    Tremcar/Keith's Meter Service
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    Fleet Management

    Tremcar tabs Maine distributor

    Sept. 10, 2021
    Keith’s Meter Service in Saco, Maine now adding a local touch for customers of Tremcar’s Boston Steel cargo tank division
    Unibloc Pump
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    Unibloc Pump acquires Flotronic

    Sept. 10, 2021
    U.S.-based provider of sanitary flow control solutions expands reach in United Kingdom with addition of Flotronic, a global diaphragm pump pioneer
    Moda Midstream
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    Storage Terminals

    Moda Midstream, EnCap to sell Ingleside Energy Center to Enbridge for $3 Billion

    Sept. 9, 2021
    Ingleside, Texas, facility, with 15 million barrels of storage, is the nation’s largest crude export terminal by volume
    Solvay Large White Industrial Tanks For Petrol And Oil

    Solvay launches shortstop inhibitor for safer acrylic monomer transportation, storage

    Sept. 2, 2021
    Next-generation solution formulated to stop runaway polymerization ‘effectively and economically’ with a non-toxic solvent
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    WIT honors Carbon Express driver

    Sept. 2, 2021
    Melissa Bencivengo of New Jersey named Women In Trucking Association’s September 2021 Member of the Month
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    Green Trends

    KAG Canada partners with IFS, EIA to reduce carbon emissions

    Aug. 24, 2021
    Six Westcan Bulk trucks hauling aviation fuel retrofitted with dual diesel/CNG engines to promote sustainability in transportation
    Ashcroft Terminal
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    Fleet Management

    Canadian Tire invests in Ashcroft Terminal

    Aug. 23, 2021
    Partnership allows Ashcroft to improve infrastructure, grow capacity and service offerings for North American bulk customers
    Coxreels V100 Series Combo

    Coxreels adds vacuum series reel options

    Aug. 16, 2021
    Improved V-100 Series product line now includes 1¼-inch reels with, without hose; revamped swivel design for multiple hose connection sizes
    Dupré Logistics
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    Dupré earns ‘Great West’ safety awards

    Aug. 12, 2021
    Louisiana-based company secures LMTA honors in Tank/Hazardous Materials and General Commodities categories
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    Storage Terminals

    Sunoco to buy storage terminals from NuStar Energy, Cato, Incorporated

    Aug. 9, 2021
    Acquisitions to add nearly 15 million barrels of refined product storage capacity for combined purchase price of $255.5 million
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    Trimac adopts AI platform for data processing

    Aug. 6, 2021
    Through new partnership, California-based Cogniac’s document imaging solution is boosting carrier’s operational efficiency in billing
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    Storage Terminals

    Alkion completes sustainability-linked refinancing

    Aug. 5, 2021
    Along with improved debt structure, move raises additional capital to support client-driven investment in company’s nine terminals
    Select Energy Services
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    Select Energy acquires Complete Energy Services

    Aug. 3, 2021
    Oilfield services company adds for water solutions subsidiary of Superior Energy for $14.2 million, plus stock considerations
    Trimac Truck Facebook

    Trimac acquires tech-based brokerage

    July 29, 2021
    Austin, Texas-based Zengistics is an asset-less, third-party logistics firm that specializes in connecting shippers with dry van, reefer and flatbed carriers
    SMC Global
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    Tank Fleets

    SMC GLOBAL invests in ISO tank fleet

    July 28, 2021
    Specialty chemicals supplier deploys first 80 containers to strengthen supply chain hit by ‘equipment shortages around the world’
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    Storage Terminals

    Matrix, tankterminals.com launch digital terminal marketplace

    July 21, 2021
    New integration to create electronic platform for purchase, sale of storage for crude oil, refined products, other liquid commodities
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    Fleet Management

    Quala, UTLX partner on comprehensive railcar services

    July 15, 2021
    Pasadena, Texas site now offers full-service railcar cleaning and maintenance, including tank repairs, welding, inspections, more
    Pulsating brake-activated lamps, in addition to standard steady-burning brake lamps, can help avoid rear-end collisions.

    Pulsating brake lamps and their impact on fleet equipment

    July 9, 2021
    A look at how tank truck carriers, other fleets can benefit from current FMCSA lighting regulation exemptions
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    A&R begins operations at South Carolina transloading station

    May 27, 2021
    ‘First-of-its-kind’ Moncks Corner facility, near Charleston, enables chemical companies to manage global product distribution
    Quality Carriers
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    CSX to buy Quality Carriers

    May 12, 2021
    Transaction, which integrates trucking and rail solutions for chemical customers, includes spinoff of Boasso Global, phase-out of Quality Distribution name
    W Energy Software
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    Fleet Management

    W Energy acquires Chorus Logistics

    May 12, 2021
    Addition enables management of bulk commodity transport needs across all modes—pipeline, truck, rail, vessel or barge
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    Quick-Way celebrates 30 years

    May 10, 2021
    Ludington MI-based chemical hauler commenced operations in December 1991 with its first load from Dow Chemical Company
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    Teletrac Navman reveals AI Dual Dashboard Camera

    Feb. 3, 2021
    Latest addition to company’s line of fleet management hardware features smart dashboard, forward- and driver-facing cameras
    Volvo Trucks
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    Fleet Management

    Volvo enhances customer support

    Company providing free extension of its Uptime Services packages to support customers during the COVID-19 crisis