Jacksonville Business Journal
August 27, 2014
In response to the shortage of drivers in the trucking industry, companies are looking for creative ways to attract and retain drivers.
The solution found by one firm with a Jacksonville presence: Help its drivers buy their own trucks and become owner-operators.
To read more, visit the Jackson Business Journal.
Memphis Business Journal
July 4, 2014
Memphis has many unique qualities, like being the logistics capital of the U.S. and home to the world’s best barbecue. In the summertime, the city’s legendary humidity usually drives temperatures over 100 degrees in July and August.
Another unique summer quality is that a majority of business people disappear in the month of July, not only to escape the humidity but because it is known as the month of holidays.
To read more, visit the Memphis Business Journal.
The Memphis News
Joel Tracy has been named the first chief information officer at IMC Cos., a national logistics company focused on international shipments. In his new role, Tracy will be responsible for delivering a broad range of IT initiatives in support of IMC’s logistics businesses.
To read more, visit The Daily News.
Memphis Daily News
May 2, 2014
Trucking industry representatives and employees packed the spacious Tennessee Ballroom at the Hilton Memphis, the gleaming glass hotel in East Memphis, for Carnival Memphis’ salute to the trucking industry.
“The trucking industry is the lifeblood of the economy,” said King of Carnival Jim McCullough of General Truck Sales and Service Inc. “Simply put, without trucks the economy stops.”
To read the entire article, visit Memphis Daily News.
Inside Business: The Hampton Roads Business Journal
March 14, 2014
After 86 years, D.D. Jones Transfer and Warehouse Co. has dropped out of the transportation industry. The initials emblazoned on the Chesapeake operation’s 31 trucks have been replaced with the red shield of Charleston, S.C.-based Atlantic Intermodal Services.
“AIS was willing to take on our entire trucking staff at their Norfolk operations – 50 drivers,” D.D. Jones President Robert Jones Jr. said, “so the transition was relatively painless for our staff and our customers.”
To read the entire article, visit Inside Business.
Journal of Commerce
March 6, 2014
The home-improvement retailer Lowe’s is reducing its equipment costs and avoiding the chassis shortages that are plaguing cargo interests at a number of U.S. ports by leasing a dedicated fleet of chassis in its South Atlantic operations.
The chassis model that was discussed yesterday at the JOC’s TPM conference assures Lowe’s of chassis availability at a cost savings compared to leasing equipment from general-user chassis pools.
To read the entire article, visit the Journal of Commerce.
February 26, 2014
Atlantic Intermodal Services (AIS), based in Charleston, S.C., announced on Tuesday that it has acquired the trucking division of Chesapeake-based D.D. Jones Transfer and Warehouse Co.
The purchase price was not released.
To read the entire article, visit the Virginian-Pilot.
Charleston Post and Courier
March 3, 2014
A Charleston-based trucking business is beefing up its presence near Virginia’s biggest port terminal.
Atlantic Intermodal Services has purchased the trucking division of Chesapeake, Va.-based D.D. Jones Transfer and Warehouse Co. in a deal announced last week. Financial terms were not disclosed.
To read the entire article, visit the Charleston Post and Courier.
Fox 13 News
June 16, 2013
Inland Intermodal Logisitics Services vice president of technology solutions David Ulloa speaks with Fox 13 News about Teen Tech Camp, which collaborates with the Memphis Benjamin Library to enourage teens to be future IT leaders.
To view the interview, visit Fox 13 News.