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Logisticus Winner SCRA Photo Contest

Announcing our drones & Gopros photo contest winner, Logisticus Group! Thanks to all companies who participated. Keep an eye out for details on our next contest.
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Herc Rentals Equipment Rental Revenue Climbs 14.7 Percent in Third Quarter

Herc Holdings reported third quarter equipment rental revenues of $413.1 million compared to $360.3 million in last year's third quarter, a 14.7-percent hike. Total third quarter revenues were $457.6 million compared to $403.6 million in the third quarter of 2016, a 13.4-percent increase. Herc posted net income of $12.8 million compared to net income of $3 million for the same period last year, a 326.7 percent boost.
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For All Our Auctioneers!

NAA Hall of Famer Van Dyke's "The Auctioneer" a feature in new Subway commercial

61 years after the song sold more than one million records in a few months, "The Auctioneer" is in the spotlight again as part of the restaurant's new campaign.
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Construction Equipment Firm's New US HQ in Conn.

Engcon to Establish Direct Sales and Distribution Network in the US and Canada

North Haven, Conn., November 7, 2017 - Engcon, the world's leading manufacturer of tiltrotators – a kind of tilting and rotating quick coupler for excavators – is proud to announce that it has opened its new North American headquarters at 222 Elm St., North Haven, Conn., from which it will establish a distribution network in the US and Canada.
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United Rentals' Revenue Jumps 16.8 Percent in Third Quarter

United Rentals posted $1.766 billion in third quarter revenue compared to $1.508 billion in last year's third quarter, a 16.8-percent leap. Rental revenue was $1.536 billion compared to $1.322 billion in the year-ago quarter, a 16.2-percent jump. Third quarter net income was $199 million, compared with $187 million in last year's frame, a 6.4-percent increase.
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United Rentals' Acquisition of Neff Corp. Finalized

United Rentals has completed its acquisition of Neff Corp. for a total purchase price of approximately $1.3 billion. The acquisition was funded primarily through newly issued unsecured debt.
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VMAC Named Finalist in the BC Export Awards' Manufactured Products Category

NANAIMO,BC - October 25, 2017 - VMAC has been named a finalist in the BC Export Awards' Manufactured Products category. The prestigious BC Export Awards are presented annually by the Government of British Columbia and the BC Division of Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters. The Manufactured Products category recognizes companies that have built innovative systems or value-added components, machinery, or equipment for industrial and commercial use.
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United Rentals’ Revenue Jumps 16.8 Percent in Third Quarter

United Rentals posted $1.766 billion in third quarter revenue compared to $1.508 billion in last year’s third quarter, a 16.8-percent leap. Rental revenue was $1.536 billion compared to $1.322 billion in the year-ago quarter, a 16.2-percent jump. Third quarter net income was $199 million, compared with $187 million in last year’s frame, a 6.4-percent increase.
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Results of the 5th Annual Trailer for a Cause Auction to Benefit Special Olympics Minnesota(SOMN)

(SAUK CENTRE, MINNESOTA, October 17th, 2017) – Felling Trailers, Inc. conducted its fifth annual online auction of an FT-3 drop deck utility trailer to benefit a non-profit organization, Special Olympics Minnesota. The winning bid of $2,900 was placed just minutes before the auction closed on Thursday, Oct. 5th, 2017. The bid winner was a local contractor from Sauk Centre, Kevin Middendorf, owner of Middendorf Construction, LLC. Kevin's son had seen the Trailer for a Cause auction in the Sauk Centre Herald, a local paper and told him "Hey dad, we need a trailer, and this looks like a nice one, you should bid on it." "So we decided to put a bid in and support the fundraiser," said Kevin.
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Sec. Acosta appoints Gov. Reynolds to serve on apprenticeship task force

Governmental/Legislative News(DES MOINES) – U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta appointed Governor Kim Reynolds Monday to serve on the President's Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion. The creation of this task force is a key step in implementing President Donald Trump's executive order, which was signed on June 15, 2017, with the intent to expand apprenticeships and vocational education, close the skills gap and reduce regulatory burdens on workforce development programs.
 
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