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04/01/2017
Braun's Express Announces General Rate Increase Effective April 1, 2017
David Normandin, President of Braun's Express, Inc., announced that the company would be increasing its base rates by approximately 4% effective April 1, 2017. The general increase in Northwest Georgia (NGA) base freight rates will help the company to keep pace with cost and wage inflation, as well as invest in the equipment and technology necessary to continue providing the best service in the industry. We appreciate your business and look forward to our continued partnership.

05/10/2016
Braun's Express is awarded a prestigious Environmental Merit Award by the US EPA
Braun's Express is being recognized for its 2015 fleet and building sustainability accomplishments. In 2015, Braun's installed a Solect solar array at its corporate headquarters, a symbol of its dedication to the environment. Braun's also has put in place a driver incentive scorecard that lets drivers see their driving behavior for the week, and how it is translated into fuel savings, efficiency, compliance and operating safety.


Braun's President David Normandin and Director of Strategic Initiatives Stephen Normandin receive the award at Faneuil Hall in Boston


The Solect solar array on the roof of Braun's Hopedale, MA headquarters

11/09/2015
Braun's Director of Strategic Initiatives Stephen Normandin is featured in Transport Topics
Stephen was interviewed for the magazine's weekly fuel update column. The main topic of discussion was the potential benefits of hedging fuel prices in the trucking industry.
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09/02/2015
Braun's Express driver Bob Pfeifer is featured in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Bob was featured as part of the Journal Sentinel's "Wisconsin Honor Roll" project, which honors one veteran each week from August 26th through Veterans Day
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03/01/2015
Braun's Express is featured in the Winter 2015 issue of Clean Cities Now
Clean Cities Now is the official biannual newsletter of Clean Cities, an initiative designed to reduce petroleum consumption in the transportation sector by advancing the use of alternative and renewable fuels, fuel economy improvements, idle-reduction measures, and new technologies, as they emerge.
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01/01/2015
Happy New Year to our loyal customers!
A new year has arrived and we would like to thank you for your continued loyalty over the years. As we enter our 48th year in business, it is your support that encourages us to continue providing best-in-class delivery services. Working in partnership with you is truly an honor, so from our family to yours, please accept our sincerest wishes for a happy, healthy, and prosperous new year!

04/01/2014
Braun's Express Announces General Rate Increase Effective April 1, 2014
David Normandin, President of Braun's Express, Inc., announced that the company would be increasing its base rates by approximately 5% effective April 1, 2014. The general increase in Northwest Georgia (NGA) base freight rates will help offset increased costs of equipment and fuel, as well as allowing the company to offer competitive wages for employees amid a driver shortage that continues to affect the trucking industry. This change will also allow Braun's Express to reinvest in the necessary service and technology improvements to continue to provide the best service in the industry. We appreciate your business and look forward to our continued partnership.

05/02/2013
Braun's Express and the Normandin family are featured in the Q1 2013 issue of Mack Bulldog Magazine
Braun's Vice President Cynthia Normandin graced the cover of the latest Mack Bulldog Magazine, leading readers to an article highlighting the company's recent growth and evolution. The article focuses on the Normandin family and the success owners David and Cindy have had bringing a new generation of managers into the family business.
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07/23/2012
Braun's Express is featured in Transport Topics, citing idle reduction success
Braun's Express and Director of Strategic Initiatives Stephen Normandin were featured in the July 23rd issue of Transport Topics, in an article that cites the company's idle reduction success. The article focuses on battery-powered APUs and shore power technology as a means of reducing idling and fuel consumption.
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05/01/2012
Announcing our new Midwest service!
Following our recent acquisition of Surfaces Transport, Braun's Express is pleased to announce our new Midwest service. We now offer LTL and full truckload service to 9 Midwest states via our new Bolingbrook IL, Milwaukee WI, and Eagan MN terminals. See our updated service map for more information about our new service area:
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02/01/2012
Braun's Express is featured in The Driving Times' January issue
Braun's Express was featured in the January 2012 issue of The Driving Times magazine. The featured article further explores the company's relationship to the budding truck stop electrification industry, which has been getting a lot of press lately. The article can be found here:
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12/01/2011
Braun's Express is named Fleet Owner magazine's 'Green Fleet of the Month'
Braun's Express was featured in the December 2011 issue of Fleet Owner magazine as its 'Green Fleet of the Month'. In the accompanying article titled 'Hooking Up', the magazine explores the growing truck stop electrification industry and uses Braun's as an example of a potential early adopter of this new technology. The article can be found here:
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09/12/2011
Braun's Express Retrofits Trailers with Fuel Saving Aerodynamic Tails to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Braun's Express and ATDynamics Inc. jointly announced today that Braun's Express will be the first trucking company based in New England to install aerodynamic fuel-saving TrailerTails on semi-trailers to reduce fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. See the press release for more information:
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11/01/2010
Braun's Express Takes Delivery of its First EPA SmartWay Certified Trailers
Braun's Express has taken delivery of its first EPA SmartWay certified trailers, the company reports today. These 10 green trailers join the 18 SmartWay certified tractors already part of the increasingly green Braun's fleet. To be SmartWay certified, a trailer must have low rolling-resistance tires, weight reduction technology, and either advanced side skirts or side skirts and a gap reducer or trailer tail. See the company's SmartWay web page for more information:
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04/22/2010
Braun's Express Receives a Prestigious Environmental Merit Award From the US EPA
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the 2010 recipients of its prestigious Environmental Merit Awards today, and Braun's Express was included in this year's awardees. The Massachusetts awardees were honored at the Earth Day celebration in Boston's Faneuil Hall. The EPA's press release, which includes a section about Braun's, can be found here:
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05/01/2009
Braun's Express is Featured in Mack Trucks' Bulldog Magazine
Readers of Mack Trucks' Bulldog Magazine will notice an article about Braun's Express in their 2009 Volume 1 issue. The article cites Braun's as "helping to transform the industry".

10/19/2009
Braun's Express is Featured on the Cover of Fleet Equipment Magazine
Braun's Express is featured on the cover of the September 2009 issue of Fleet Equipment magazine, the company reports today. In an article called "Smart Choices," Fleet Equipment references the company's efforts to reduce fuel consumption. The article is available here:
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02/10/2009
Braun's Express is Named a Massachusetts Energy Leader
The Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) has named Braun's Express as a state "Energy Leader" today. The Department's report praises the company's fuel saving efforts since joining the EPA's SmartWay Transport Partnership in 2004.



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