Transportation

Frontier Airlines expands service at Trenton-Mercer Airport

Frontier is the lone commercial airline scheduling passenger service out of the 84-year old, Mercer County-owned airport. The addition of Cincinnati and Charlotte gives Frontier a total of 11 nonstop destinations offered from the airport, joining Atlanta, Chicago, Columbus, Detroit, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Orlando, Raleigh and Tampa.“This is a great day for consumers as ...

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Jersey City, Hackensack tackling overuse of ERs to avoid Obamacare penalties

Like many other hospitals, it’s struggling to support the “frequent fliers” who overuse its emergency services, said Dr. Susan Walsh, medical director of Jersey City Medical Center’s accountable-care organization. And when that same patient frequently returns to the ER, it causes a spike in the hospital’s readmission rates, translating into hefty penalties to Medicare reimbursement ...

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CaroTrans adds direct ocean freight line to China

According to the announcement, imports arrive in Atlanta with express connections to 10 points throughout the U.S. southeast. This weekly service has a 22 day transit, the fastest in the market. Destination unpack provides cargo availability within 24 hours at Hartsfield warehouse. CaroTrans has a comprehensive Asia import service network with less cargo handling for ...

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ARI acquires HPI fleet

Financial terms were not disclosed. According to the announcement, the transaction is expected to close in October, at which time HPI Fleet will operate as ARI. ARI will manage its continental European operations from its offices in Stuttgart and Frankfurt, Germany, and its UK operations from Chippenham, England. More fleet news >

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How the federal government shutdown will affect your business

The consequences of Washington’s inaction have already resonated across the country, and New Jersey is no exception.Here’s a quick guide to what may or may not be affected today by the shutdown.Q: Will federal Sandy relief projects continue?A: Ed Voigt, a spokesman for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia office, said there will be ...

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Hertz names interim CFO

Park Ridge-based Hertz Global Holdings announced Monday that Elyse Douglas, its executive vice president for finance and chief financial officer, will step down, effective Oct. 1. Douglas will remain with the company until December to assist with the transition.

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Avis completes 550M asset-backed notes offering

Avis Budget Group, of Parsippany, announced Wednesday its Avis Budget Rental Car Funding LLC subsidiary has completed an offering of $550 million of five-year, fixed-rate asset-backed notes with a weighted average interest rate of approximately 3.08 percent. The proceeds of the offering are expected to be used primarily to refinance vehicle debt...

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