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Transportation

Schindler Elevator Corp. awarded major projects for Tampa International Airport

Phase 1 of the project is slated for completion in 2017 and will create a passenger-friendly environment by renovating the existing main terminal. Schindler is providing for the project: Installation of 21 Schindler 5500 mid-rise machine room-less elevations and one freight unit; 22 Schindler 9300 escalators and eight Schindler 9500 moving walks. Renovation of 24 ...

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I.D. Systems secures renewal, expansion contract with Knight Transportation

The contract extends Knight’s deployment of VeriWise, a transportation asset management solution from I.D. System’s subsidiary. Since 2000, Knight has used a multitude of VeriWise systems to manage its trailer fleet. “I.D. System’s technologies have been an integral part of Knight Transportation’s trailer management for many years,” Justin Taylor, director of trailer management at Knight ...

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Keeping their cool Industry insiders say Bayonne Bridge delays won’t slow growth of refrigerated warehouses

Von Dohlen, the president of Port Newark Refrigerated Warehouse in Newark, is all in. In fact, he’s building out to take advantage of the booming business that’s already here. “I don’t think you’d delay your own (construction) because there will still be plenty of freight around to keep people happy,” von Dohlen said. “I’m spending ...

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Fox out as Transportation commissioner by month’s end

Deputy Commissioner Joseph Bertoni will take over as acting commissioner, according to a news release. Fox is returning to the private sector, the release added. Fox, a Democrat who was nominated and confirmed in November 2014, was in his second stint as commissioner. He had been tasked with replenishing the sagging Transportation Trust Fund, but ...

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Port Authority Bayonne Bridge project delayed, costs may climb

The $1.3 billion “Raise the Roadway” project, which will allow for large container ships to enter the region’s ports, is now expected to be fully completed by mid-2019. However, the Port Authority notes that the bridge should be ready to offer its desired navigational clearance to ships by the end of 2017. Officials initially believed ...

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Avis Budget Group’s international division appoints president

In this role, Servodidio will be responsible for leading the Parsippany-based vehicle rental service’s international region, which includes Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. Prior to his appointment, Servodidio was the managing director, Europe, for Avis, and has held a various number of positions in the company through the years. “Mark ...

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