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America’s Car Show to Launch ‘After Dark’ Radio Show

America’s Car Show to Launch ‘After Dark’ Radio Show

 

Fasten your seatbelts! Automotive expert, author, and television and radio personality Tom Torbjornsen, founder of America’s Car Show, will launch his latest venture, “America’s Car Show After Dark,” at 8 p.m. Monday, April 14. Co-hosted by Paul Hoefler, the show will run from 8 p.m. to midnight Monday through Friday on TuneIn.com.

With over 35 years in the automotive industry and over two decades in talk radio, Torbjornsen attracts listeners with his unique and entertaining style, expert advice, topical guests and enthusiasm for cars.

Sonwil Distribution CEO/President Peter Wilson to Attend 2014 IWLA Conference

Sonwil Distribution CEO/President Peter Wilson to Attend 2014 IWLA Conference

Sonwil Distribution Center—Western New York’s premier logistics solutions provider—is pleased to announce that CEO and President Peter Wilson will attend the 2014 International Warehouse Logistics Association (IWLA) Conference and Expo from March 23–25, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona.  Wilson is a former IWLA president and currently chairs the Food and Safety Council. 

 

“The IWLA Conference and Expo is the perfect setting for Sonwil to connect with peer organizations and showcase our expertise in implementing logistics industry best practices and proven process improvements,” said Peter Wilson, CEO and President of Sonwil Distribution Center. “I’m looking forward to attending this year and representing our company and the entire Western New York region at this great international event.” 

 

Sonwil Distribution Center Attends Key Logistics Industry Events

Sonwil Distribution Center Attends Key Logistics Industry Events

Sonwil Distribution Center—one of Western New York’s premier logistics solutions providers—is pleased to announce the company’s attendance at three key logistics, manufacturing, and transportation industry events: The Food Shippers of America Conference, Business First Manufacturing Breakfast, and the Contract Packaging Association Annual Meeting.

 

“Sonwil’s commitment to attending and leading industry events across North America enables us to connect with logistics sector thought leaders, as well as share our insights, best practices, and lessons learned over our many successful years in business,” said Peter Wilson, CEO and President of Sonwil Distribution Center.

 

Events that Sonwil representatives participated in were as follows:

 

Food Shippers of America:  Orlando, FL - February 23 - February 25, 2014

NFADA Lists AutoTech and Tire Rodeo Competition Winners

NFADA Lists AutoTech and Tire Rodeo Competition Winners

 

Student teams from the Orleans Niagara BOCES Niagara Career & Technical Education Centers and the Erie 1 BOCES Harkness Career & Technical Center won top honors at the annual NFADA Ron Smith Memorial AutoTech Competition and Tire Rodeo held Saturday in Orchard Park. The competition took place at the Erie Community College-Vehicle Technology Training Center at 5885 Big Tree Road, Orchard Park.

The AutoTech competition featured teams of two high school automotive seniors who were put through a series of diagnostic, workstation and performance tests to measure their automotive technical skills and abilities. The WNY Ford Dealers provided six 2014 Ford Fusions for the students to compete on.

Tire Rodeo Competition is Serious Business for High School Students

Tire Rodeo Competition is Serious Business for High School Students

 

While high school seniors are squaring off in the 2014 NFADA Ron Smith Memorial AutoTech Competition this Saturday, Jan. 18, in Orchard Park, area high school juniors will once again be learning the ropes and taking part in their own competition — a Tire Rodeo. 

Both competitions will take place beginning at 9 a.m. and will conclude with an awards ceremony at approximately 2 p.m. at the Erie Community College Vehicle Technology Training Center, 5885 Big Tree Road, Orchard Park. The event is open to the public.

Sonwil Distribution Center Enhances Transportation Fleet with CNG Trucks

Sonwil Distribution Center Enhances Transportation Fleet with CNG Trucks

Sonwil Distribution Center—Western New York’s premier logistics solutions provider—has announced the addition of several Kenworth Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) tractors to its overall transportation fleet. These CNG tractors, operating under Sonwil’s Innovative Transportation Services affiliate, yield fewer emissions and deliver greater fuel economy/cost savings in comparison to traditional diesel trucks.

“Alternative fuel and clean vehicle technology is the future of the logistics industry,” said Peter Wilson, CEO and President of Sonwil Distribution Center. “The decision to transition Sonwil’s fleet towards natural gas is a component of our larger company-wide transportation strategy that focuses on continuous efficiency improvement, cost control, and operational and environmental sustainability.”

High School Seniors to Compete in AutoTech Competition

High School Seniors to Compete in AutoTech Competition

 

The Niagara Frontier Automobile Dealers Association and Erie Community College are hosting the 2014 NFADA Ron Smith Memorial AutoTech Competition on Saturday, Jan. 18. The competition features teams of two high school automotive seniors who will go through a series of diagnostic, workstation and performance tests to measure their automotive technical skills and abilities. The WNY Ford Dealers are the vehicle sponsors and will be providing six 2014 Ford Fusions for the students to compete on.

The competition, to be held at the Erie Community College-Vehicle Technology Training Center at 5885 Big Tree Road in Orchard Park, is open to the public beginning at 9 a.m.  It concludes with an awards ceremony at approximately 3 p.m.