Archive for June, 2014

Truck drivers must follow federal requirements to stay rested in order to prevent accidents, but, as seen in the recent NJ Turnpike crash that killed comedian James McNair and injured Tracy Morgan, some drivers may not be getting that rest.

As a result, Sen. Chuck Schumer wants electronic logging devices, or black boxes, to watch over drivers and prevent them from fixing log books.

For more information, read NBC’s article.

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BAT DONATES TO THREE TOURNAMENTS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa– With the beautiful spring weather comes golf tournaments raising money for many worthy causes. BAT Logistics, one of the fastest growing 3PL providers of transportation services, donated to a few recently.

On May 24, BAT sponsored a hole at the Scholarship Foundation Golf Tournament at Eagle Hills Golf Course in La Vista, Neb. On June 1, we sponsored a hole for the Arch Alumni golf outing, also at Eagle Hills. On June 5, we sponsored a hole at the Annual Golf Classic in New York to benefit the Regional Food Bank.

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About BAT Logistics
Backhaul and Track Logistics d/b/a BAT Logistics provides transportation solutions to the shipping community. Our core strength is full truck load services in dry, refrigerated, and rail commodities. Our services are executed using key national carriers with a focus on small to medium sized carriers. We operate in headhaul and backhaul lanes both regionally and cross-country. We also utilize door-to-door rail services that cover the entire nation. Our industry knowledge and experience using rail transportation gives us a clear and distinct advantage over the competition.

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Phone – 7122567260
Fax – 7122567265
20 Arena Way, Suite 2
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
www.batlogistics.com

The average price for diesel dropped .007 cents to $3.918 per gallon this week, according to the Department of Energy. Prices have been dropping since April 28, when the price was $3.975 per gallon.

While diesel prices are on a downward trend, the prices are still .049 cents higher than they were a year ago. Prices reached their highest point in the past year on March 10 at $4.021 per gallon.