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  Roadway: Summary Guide to Cargo Claim Liability
Roadway operation is not set up to handle or control this type of shipment.
If a released value is not declared by the shipper on the bill of lading, Roadway liability in the case of loss or damage may be the lowest released value stated in Roadway Tariffs 100 or 301.
This statement must identify the shipment and should be supported with a copy of the bill of lading or Roadway freight bill, a copy of an inspection report if one was performed, and a copy of the vendor's original invoice or other document to establish the value of the goods.
www.roadway.com /services/cargoclaims.html   (1558 words)

  Roadway Package System, Inc., Case 31-RC-7267
Roadway I, 288 NLRB at 198, the Board stated that the drivers “bear few of the risks and enjoy little of the opportunities for gain associated with an entrepreneurial enterprise” and Roadway had “substantial control over the manner and means” of performance by their drivers.
Roadway pays the drivers and they are responsible for the withholding and the payment of their own Federal, state, and local taxes.
Roadway stresses that two items in the 1994 Agreement—the driver’s proprietary interest in his service area and his right to sell all or part of his area to the “highest bidder”—allow the drivers to influence their profits like entrepreneurs.
www.nlrb.gov /nlrb/shared_files/decisions/326/326-72.htm   (12554 words)

 Patent 4832204: Package handling and sorting system
While systems, and related hardware, have been developed for the cost effective handling of most types of freight, the transportation of smaller items of freight, particularly small packages, that is, those weighing about one hundred pounds or less, remains a vexing problem.
In the package handling system contemplated by the invention, upon initial receipt at the origin terminal 22, a package 38 is placed on a conveyor belt where it is subjected to a laser scan of the barcode label 30 to determine the package's identification number.
When a particular package is carried to a point adjacent to a chute 50 corresponding to its destination area, a solenoid operated tip device 52 is activated, causing the tray 48 to tip as shown at 54, discharging the package 38 into the chute 50.
www.freepatentsonline.com /4832204.html   (3225 words)

Package deal fallacy The logical fallacy of the package deal consists of assuming that things often grouped together by...
Package management system A package management system is a collection of tools to automate the process of installing, up...
Statistical package A statistical package is a kind of large statistical significance tests.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /topics/package.html   (255 words)

 Encyclopedia: Roadway Package System   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Roadway Package System was a small package shipping company started by Roadway Services and headquartered in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area.
When Roadway Services spun off Roadway Express, Roadway Package System was rebranded as RPS.
Roadway Package System was renamed FedEx Ground in January 2000 [ [1]  ( http://www.fedex.com/us/about/today/history/#3) ], two years after being acquired by FedEx, a company that offers overnight courier and logistics services.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Roadway-Package-System   (119 words)

 FedEx History
Originally called FDX Corp., FedEx Corp. was formed in January 1998 with the acquisition of Caliber System Inc. Through this and future purchases, FedEx sought to build on the strength of its famous express delivery service and create a more diversified company that included a portfolio of different but related businesses.
FedEx Ground began in 1985 as RPS (Roadway Package System), a division of Roadway Services, which became Caliber System Inc. in 1996.
In 1988, Viking became a subsidiary of Caliber System Inc. During the next ten years, Viking solidified its position as the market leader in the West and periodically expanded its reach beyond its western regional territory.
www.fedex.com /us/about/today/history   (3477 words)

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System requirements: AMPS software is hosted on a portable ruggedized workstation - the Lightweight Computer Unit (LCU) - under the Army Common hardware/Software (CHS) contract, along with peripheral devices such as the data transfer system, printer, MO drive and CD-ROM drive.
System requirements: A Pentium-class PC with 128 MB of RAM, 150 MB of disk space, OpenGL acceleration, an 800 x 600 display, a CD-ROM drive and a parallel port.
System requirements: BPV is written in OpenGL and runs on SGI Onyx, Maximum Impact and High Impact workstations.
www.tec.army.mil /TD/tvd/survey/survey.txt   (19066 words)

 LINCOLN LANDS BIG ROADWAY PROJECT Magazine: Business Journal Serving Greater Sacramento, January 16, 1995   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Roadway won the three-year contract by outbidding Sacramento-based DNS Movers Inc. DNS had held the job for the past four years, but was unable to consolidate the warehoused parts used by the company's Solutions Manufacturing Distribution Organization, said Icasiano.
Roadway's revenue up Revenue for the nine months ended Sept. 10 for Roadway Services Inc. was $3.04 billion, up from $2.77 billion for the same period a year previous.
Roadway Logistics already is a contractor for Hewlett-Packard in the Pacific Northwest and in the Midwest, and has grown along with the company in those markets.
mgv.mim.edu.my /Articles/00111/96010039.Htm   (1487 words)

 United Parcel Service - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For example, a parcel being shipped from Wilmington, NC would be picked up by a driver and taken to the 23rd street center, where it would be loaded on a trailer that is sent to Raleigh, NC.
At Raleigh, this package joins packages from all over the state, and is forwarded to the next point along its way — let's say Chicago.
Once the package is in Chicago, it would be sorted and forwarded to the appropriate delivery center where it would be loaded onto a package car and delivered.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_Parcel_Service   (1005 words)

FedEx pioneered use of the spoke-hub distribution paradigm in air freight, which enabled it to become a world leader in its field.
The company operates most of its U.S. overnight freight through its Memphis hub ; thus packages from one side of your town to another might find the fastest way via Memphis.
Uses a large fleet of aircraft to move packages.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/f/fe/fedex.html   (796 words)

 Development of an Automated Crash-Location System for Iowa
This interpolation results in some error for curved roadway segments, and is being replaced by direct capture of coordinates by the automated crash location system.
Once a crash location is identified and verified by an officer, the system passes data to its client applications using a communications protocol.
The system is also designed to provide additional functions to enable rapid and easy setup of any county or group of counties.
www.bts.gov /gis/BTSWEB/GIS-T_99/Session_23/232.html   (2167 words)

Some examples are hills, tall buildings, tunnels, weather, electrical system design and architecture of your Car, damage to important parts of your Car in an accident, or wireless phone network congestion.
Therefore, you should use good judgment, obey traffic and roadway laws and instructions and evaluate whether following the system's directions is safe and legal for the current conditions.
We can also suspend it for network or system maintenance or improvement, or if there's network congestion, or if we suspect your service is being used for any purpose that would allow us to terminate it.
www.onstar.com /us_english/jsp/terms_conditions.jsp   (6403 words)

 Roadway, roadway packaging service, roadway international
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Metrolux Lighting focuses on roadway and outdoor sign lighting products.Metrolux is a division of Quality Lighting, which is part of the JJI Lighting...
The Roadway Design Division is responsible for project design and plan...The design teams are responsible for the design of all roadway drainage design,...
www.aromatherapyholiday.com /roadway.html   (818 words)

 511 Implementation Launch Guidelines
The transportation industry has been afforded a tremendous opportunity to better serve its customers.  The purpose of these guidelines is to assist transportation agencies in establishing this customer service in the best possible manner.  The Coalition and its member organizations strongly recommend that implementers carefully review and consider these guidelines in their implementation planning.
In examining the addition of optional content, system implementers should be careful to design a system that complements — rather than diminishes — the impact of the basic content services.
Guideline : 511 systems should be available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  It is recognized that systems will not always be “operated” 24/7.  In instances when the system is providing static, pre-recorded messages, systems should inform the caller that it is outside normal operating hours.
www.its.dot.gov /511/511_Guidelines.htm   (4255 words)

 Roadway In-Vehicle Signing Equipment Package
The information may be provided by a center (e.g., variable information on traffic and road conditions in the vicinity of the field equipment) or it may be determined and output locally (e.g., static sign information and current indicator state information).
This equipment package includes the interface to the center or field equipment that controls the information distribution and the short range communications equipment that provides information to passing vehicles.
The field element, typically a roadside beacon, shall return system fault data to the maintenance center for repair.
www.iteris.com /itsarch/html/ep/ep70_b.htm   (236 words)

 FindLaw for Legal Professionals - Case Law, Federal and State Resources, Forms, and Code
She would then deliver the packages in a borrowed RPS uniform.
Bratton persisted in having his wife deliver packages in their personal van, and in February 1994 RPS terminated Mr.
We agree with the district court that it would not be a reasonable interpretation of the contract to find that RPS required strict compliance with federal regula- tions if packages were delivered in leased vehicles, but were indifferent to compliance if packages were delivered in unauthorized vehicles by unqualified drivers.
laws.lp.findlaw.com /getcase/7th/case/951560.html   (3959 words)

 Army FY 03.2 SBIR Solicitation
For example, the stabilization system must be compact, lightweight, have minimal effect on weapon balance or feel, and fit into small spaces such as the gunstock.
These systems will allow more rapid and accurate location of items and assessment of materiel condition to accelerate delivery of critical munitions throughout the logistics system on a moments notice in support of short re-supply cycles.
These sensors are also essential for the development of guidance and control systems of various weapon platforms, robotic systems, particularly those used for remote operation in hazardous environments which may be encoutered in homeland defense.  Commercial applications include testing and validation systems such as those used in simulators.
www.acq.osd.mil /sadbu/sbir/solicitations/sbir032/army032.htm   (5107 words)

The Magna was a multi-user system, probably one of the first such multi-user, dedicated word processing systems in the commercial arena.
The "Clipper Chip" was the name given to the conceptual encryption system designed by the U.S. Government for the encoding and decoding of data (telephone and electronic mail) so that only authorized government agencies would be able to "eavesdrop" on electronic communications.
System peripherals could include a plotter, a line printer, magnetic tapes, industrial interfaces, and displays for plant monitoring.
www.computermuseum.li /Testpage/01HISTORYCD-Glossary.htm   (16323 words)

 Incident Management System   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
This market package manages both predicted and unexpected incidents so that the impact to the transportation network and traveler safety is minimized.
Requisite incident detection capabilities are included in the freeway control market package and through the regional coordination with other traffic management and emergency management centers, weather service entities, and event promoters supported by this market package.
Information from these diverse sources are collected and correlated by this market package to detect and verify incidents and implement an appropriate response.
www.itsa.org /archdocs/web/mpatms08.htm   (263 words)

 Storm Hawk - GPS Handheld Mobile Weather Information System for Land and Sea
Many of the roadway projects we do are temperamental and require certain temperatures and humidities."
Storm Hawk is your active, early warning system.
It beeps, vibrates and goes into screen warning mode when you are in – or traveling into -- one of the National Weather Service's new polygon warning areas (proven to be 70% more precise, based on latitude-longitude) or an area with dangerous lightning.
www.stormhawk.com /construction   (329 words)

 04-1247 -- Cummings v. Fedex Ground Package System, Inc. -- 04/20/2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The district court denied a motion by defendant FedEx Ground Package System, Inc. ("FedEx"), to compel arbitration of two claims contained in a complaint filed against it by plaintiffs Gary Cummings, James Bittle, and Sean Steiner.
Plaintiffs allege in their complaint that, prior to the execution of any agreement, FedEx made oral representations to them concerning the amount of income plaintiffs would earn based on their workload and assigned delivery route, as well as the assistance that FedEx would provide them.
FedEx acknowledges that it is the same corporate entity as Roadway Package System and that the arbitration clause in Roadway is substantively identical to the one at issue in this case.
www.kscourts.org /ca10/cases/2005/04/04-1247.htm   (1940 words)

 FedEx RLA Scheme Grounded
With less than 1 percent of FedEx Ground’s packages traveling by air, NLRB Region 29 Director Alvin Blyer noted that the subsidiary does not perform services principally for the air carrier, nor are its operations an integral part of the FedEx transportation system.
Accordingly, he found that “FedEx Ground is clearly an employer subject to the NLRA [National Labor Relations Act], and that it is unnecessary to refer this jurisdictional question to the NMB [National Mediation Board],” which has oversight under the Railway Labor Act (RLA).
Specifically, the NLRB ruled that all full-time and part-time package handlers, quality assurance clerks, check-in clerks and data-entry clerks at the employer’s Maspeth, New York, facility constitute a bargaining unit under the NLRA.
www.teamster.org /01news/hn_010522_1.htm   (233 words)

 Science Fair Projects - United Parcel Service
United Parcel Service, Inc. (also commonly known as UPS) is the world's largest package delivery company, delivering over 14 million packages a day to over 200 countries around the world.
This acquisition significantly increases DHL's presence in the USA which will add more competition to the ground delivery market.
UPS Airlines has ordered 10 Airbus A380 freighters and has options on 10 more.
www.all-science-fair-projects.com /science_fair_projects_encyclopedia/United_Parcel_Service   (902 words)

 Purchasing: Roadway Package System, Inc: delivering more than your package. (Company Profile)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Roadway Package System, Inc: delivering more than your package.
During the last nine years, Roadway Package System, Inc. (RPS) has established itself as a major competitor in the small-package, business-to-business pickup and delivery market by marrying basic transportation logistics with high technology.
For example, RPS was the first small-package carrier to apply bar-code technology to ground transportation, enabling shippers to trace their packages en...
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_hb3381/is_199407/ai_n8127427   (279 words)

 Signature Flooring! Portable flooring, temporary roadways, dance floors, floor rentals
Our roll-able EventDeck portable flooring is the perfect choice for important special events on grass, sand, synthetic turf, tracks, asphalt, and a variety of other sensitive and uneven surfaces.
From stadiums to ice arenas and from tents to trade show displays, EventDeck portable flooring is an economical, high performance choice for temporary event flooring and surface protection.
DuraDeck is a portable heavy-duty access and ground protection mat designed to create portable roadways and working platforms for vehicles weighing up to 60 tons.
www.eventdeck.com   (571 words)

 Roadway: Career Resource Center
A typical day includes electronically monitoring the progress of customers' shipments through Roadway's network, which provides freight services within and between Canada, Mexico and the United States.
When family needs required Joel to relocate to Pennsylvania, Roadway had an opening in Harrisburg for a pickup and delivery assistant.
Explains Joel, "Roadway provides a comprehensive online training system as well as person-to-person training.
www.roadway.com /crc/testjoel.html   (180 words)

 Here's A Plan: Roll Over A 401(K) After Leaving The Job   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
When Steve Frosch left his job as an operations coordinator for Roadway Package System, the company offered him the chance to cash out the $4,000 in his 401(k) plan.
He decided to leave it in Roadway's 401(k), and this turned out to be a very smart move.
Roadway was taken over by FedEx, and his account has mushroomed to $32,000
www.webprowire.com /summaries/927684.html   (241 words)

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