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  • Shipping company adds Port of New Orleans as stop

    September 3, 2013 4:56 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A global shipping company has added the Port of New Orleans as a stop on its new weekly container shipping service. New Orleans City Business reports that the port's container terminal will be added to Israel-based ZIM Integrated Shipping Ltd.'s "Caribbean Gulf Express" service. The service... more »
  • Holiday Shipping Deadline Quickly Approaching

    December 17, 2012 5:06 PM

    It's the last week before Christmas, and today is considered the busiest shipping day of the year for the United States Post Office. The deadline has passed for regular package shipping, but if you use priority or express mail, the deadline is December 22nd. This year, the post... more »
  • Wal-Mart Offering Free Shipping for Online Buys

    November 11, 2010 8:17 AM

    BRISBANE, Calif. (AP) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is going for the jugular in the holiday retailing war, announcing Thursday that it will offer free shipping on nearly 60,000 online items - with no minimum purchase requirement. The nation's biggest retailer, long known for its low prices, is raising the stakes... more »
  • Shipping Company Discovers Drugs In Package, Makes Arrest

    January 15, 2010 6:59 PM

    A Lafayette shipping company intercepted a package containing thousands of dollars worth of marijuana. It contained two pounds of high grade pot. Police went to the address marked on the package, a residence on Van Buren, where police say they found three more pounds. The total value $38,000. ... more »
  • Lafayette Metro Narcotics Task Force Drug Bust

    January 15, 2010 12:41 PM

    On 1/14/10 the Lafayette Metro Narcotics Task Force received information that a local shipping company had received a package which possibly contained illegal narcotics. Metro Agents took possession of this package and it was discovered that it contained approximately 2 pounds of High grade marijuana. It was also discovered that... more »
  • Lafayette Based Shipping Company Aids In Gulf Rescue

    December 22, 2009 4:11 PM

    GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - A boat used by an elderly Houston-area man sailing to Mexico reached Texas a week after he was rescued in rough seas. The Houston Chronicle reports the 32-foot Enchantress was towed to Galveston on Tuesday. A Coast Guard helicopter on Dec. 15 hoisted 80-year-old Ken Ketchum... more »

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