Tennessee

Dynamic contracts shield shippers from spot-market volatility during hurricane season

 Dynamic contracts shield shippers from spot-market volatility during hurricane season The annual hurricane season requires tremendous scheduling and operational planning within the logistics industry, as the resulting storms often cause major flooding and road closures. Although carriers would seem to be the obvious logistics stakeholders impacted the most during this season, shippers can be worse off as they cannot plan ...

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C.H. Robinson’s new Procure IQ tool helps take the guesswork out of moving freight

The proactive tool helps shippers decide when to move freight through an RFP process and when to shift it to the spot market Whether shippers should put freight out to bid or move it on the spot market to get the best pricing is a difficult decision, but C.H. Robinson is attempting to make that process smoother with a new ...

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Notice of Acceptance of Proposals

ADVERTISEMENT NOTICE OF ACCEPTANCE OF PROPOSALS FOR SELECTION OF INDEPENDENT CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS TO PERFORM PROFESSIONAL AUDITING SERVICES TRI-CITIES AIRPORT AUTHORITY 2525 Highway 75, Suite 301 Blountville, TN 37617 1. The Tri-Cities Airport Authority (Authority) is seeking qualified independent Certified Public Accountants to provide financial auditing services and preparation of the Authority’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for our fiscal ...

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MLGW Board Delays Vote On Power Supply After Complaining of Delays

After complaining about delays in the process to find a possible new power partner for Memphis, Light, Gas & Water (MLGW), the MLGW board delayed a vote Wednesday to further the process. MLGW leaders are shopping for a professional firm to help them find possible alternatives to getting power from the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). The move comes after nearly ...

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Vert Digital Selected in Digital Media Agency RFP for University of Tennessee Paid Campaigns

ATLANTA & KNOXVILLE, Tenn.–After a series of presentations, Atlanta-based digital marketing agency, Vert Digital (www.vertdigital.com), has been selected to partner with University of Tennessee as a go-to resource for digital media planning, buying & campaign execution. The University of Tennessee (UT)’s marketing & communications teams concluded an extensive search for a handful of digital media agencies to partner with over ...

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58 Homes, 10 Townhomes Planned On Dayton Boulevard; RFP Out On Old Middle School Site

Two new large developments are being planned in Red Bank, both on Dayton Boulevard. One will be housing, the other will be chosen from ideas coming from various developers, for the best use of the old Red Bank Middle School Property. The Request for Proposal was released on Monday. Information about the RFP will be on the city’s website. At ...

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EMS issues between Murfreesboro, Rutherford County await task force meeting

City seeks ambulance service optionsMurfreesboro Fire Rescue Chief Mark Foulks talks about the City Council decision to seek ambulance service options. Scott Broden, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee A previous Murfreesboro plan to pursue a public-private ambulance service will be ignored if a task force can resolve differences between the city and Rutherford County’s Emergency Medical Service. “Our intent is to find a ...

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Draft RFP Details $8.3B DOE Oak Ridge Reservation Cleanup Program

ORNL central campus The office responsible for the Department of Energy’s environmental management functions is seeking feedback on a draft request for proposals for a potential 10-year, $8.3B covering cleanup services at the Oak Ridge Reservation site in Tennessee. DOE said Tuesday it plans to use an “end-state contracting model” when considering bids from interested parties for the  indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity ORRC contract. Work will involve decontamination, demolition, waste treatment, disposal and remediation ...

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SunBlockers: ‘Solar in the Southeast’ Annual Report (Part 5)

Who are the laggards, the “SunBlockers” from this year’s Solar in the Southeast annual report? Spoiler alert: they are all repeat offenders. SACE applies the term “SunBlocker” to any of the large utilities in the Southeast forecast to offer less solar to customers four years from now than the average utility offers today. The 2019 average watts per customer solar ratio across the Southeast was 325 W/C. ...

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B2B Marketing is Broken: aShoGi Launches Debut B2B Product to Help Customers Weather Trade War and Pandemic

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. —aShoGi is pleased to announce the launch of their new B2B platform as a service (PaaS) product devoted to simplifying the traditionally complex mechanics of business-to-business and business-to-government commerce. Venture-based tech start-up aShoGi houses hundreds of technology transfer options for business along with grant and RFP opportunities. The platform combines e-commerce with business directory functions to let businesses find ...

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FreightWaves SONAR 7.0 enhancements announced (with video)

Lane Scorecard, Ocean Shipments Report and Reefer Rates (beta) unveiled FreightWaves CEO Craig Fuller announces the latest updates to FreightWaves SONAR 7.0. The FreightWaves SONAR 7.0 release features several key enhancements; each makes the data and analytics platform even more useful to subscribers. Lane Scorecard The first is the Lane Scorecard app. “What makes Lane Scorecard unique from bulk lane ...

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Request for Proposals The City of Etowah is accepting competitive

Request for Proposals The City of Etowah is accepting competitive proposals for employee health insurance plans for calendar year 2021 until Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. You may request specifications needed for quote by emailing valentine@cityofetowahtn.com or visiting our website, cityofetowahtn.com. Bids can be turned in at Etowah City Hall, 701 TN Avenue, Etowah, TN. The city reserves the right to ...

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) ADVERTISEMENT

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) ADVERTISEMENT The Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority (MKAA) is soliciting proposals from a qualified Human Resource Consulting and Search Services Company to become the Airport Authority’s ongoing Human Resources consultant for recruitment, selection and general HR consulting. To obtain a copy of the RFP, visit our website at www.flyknoxville.com or contact Alan Jones, MKAA, P.O. Box 15600, Knoxville, TN ...

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Okaloosa plans to issue RFP to banks willing to loan $20 million to replace emergency communications equipment

CRESTVIEW —Okaloosa County officials plan to issue a request for proposals to banks that will compete for the right to loan the county a projected $20 million for the replacement of inadequate emergency services communications equipment. That plan received the County Commission’s unanimous approval Tuesday. County officials intend to pay off the loan with local option half-cent sales tax revenue. ...

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SACE Hosts Virtual Energy Town Hall as part of Memphis Has the Power Campaign

The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) hosted a Virtual Energy Town Hall, as part of our Memphis Has the Power campaign. The event was moderated by Memphis Has the Power organizer and former Memphis City Council candidate Pearl Eva Walker; along with featured panelists including SACE Executive Director Dr. Stephen A. Smith; former Memphis Light, Gas, and Water (MLGW) President and ...

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR TWO BUILDINGS IN KNOXVILLE’S VETERAN’S DISTRICT

Marion County and the City of Knoxville are requesting proposals from real estate development companies interested in acquiring, rehabilitating, owning, and operating two historic buildings on the former VA Hospital site. Per the agreement in acquiring the land that was signed by local leaders in February, buildings 27 and 28 must be on the market for a total of 60 ...

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Local officials provide update for VA Campus project

KNOXVILLE — The City of Knoxville and the Marion County Board of Supervisors are in the infant stages of developing a master plan for the Veterans Administration Campus project. In January, local officials announced the local government’s control of the 160-acre campus. On Tuesday, Knoxville City Council and the board held a joint meeting to discuss the progress that’s been ...

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Proposal now being accepted for buildings in VA District

KNOXVILLE — Marion County and The City of Knoxville are now requesting proposals from real estate development companies interested in acquiring, rehabilitating, owning and operating two historic buildings on the former VA Hospital site. Per the agreement in acquiring the land that was signed by local leaders in February, buildings 27 and 28 must be on the market for a ...

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Request for Proposals now being accepted for two VA buildings

(from the City of Knoxville)Marion County and The City of Knoxville are now requesting proposals from real estate development companies interested in acquiring, rehabilitating, owning, and operating two historic buildings on the former VA Hospital site. Per the agreement in acquiring the land that was signed by local leaders in February, buildings 27 and 28 must be on the market ...

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Study says Memphis could save $120 million by replacing TVA

A new study suggests that TVA’s biggest customer could save at least $120 million a year by generating its own natural gas and solar power and joining a nearby regional transmission organization to replace the electricity supply it has gotten from the Tennessee Valley Authority over the past 81 years. Memphis Light Gas & Water, the city-owned utility that now ...

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