Norbert Dentressangle Announces The Acquisition Of Jacobson Companies From Oak Hill Capital Partners
Norbert Dentressangle, a leading publicly traded international logistics, transport and air and sea company, announced recently it has signed an agreement with the private equity firm Oak Hill Capital Partners to acquire all the shares of privately held U.S. third party logistics (3PL) provider, Jacobson Companies.
Softeon Offers Industry's Most Complete Logistics Solution For Delivery-Intensive Supply Chains
Softeon, provider of the industry’s most functionally-rich supply chain software, announced recently a comprehensive logistics solution for companies with distribution-intensive supply chains – largely those with their own fleets for retail delivery, but in other sectors as well –who know the challenge of getting end-to-end automation and optimization across distribution center operations, truck-loading, and route operations.
Purolator International Expands Logistics Capabilities For Companies Doing Business In Canada
Purolator International, the leading provider of cross-border logistics between the U.S. and Canada, is pleased to announce the expansion of its capabilities through Purolator Logistics – a new integrated solution that enables customers to improve overall supply chain efficiency, reduce distribution costs and improve speed to market.
Prologis Acquires One Million Square Feet In Europe
Prologis, Inc. (NYSE: PLD), the global leader in industrial real estate, today announced that Prologis European Properties Fund II ("PEPF II") has acquired two logistics facilities in Poland and Hungary.
Cadre Technologies Announces Partnership With Unified Business Solutions To Provide Standard Microsoft Dynamics GP And Cadence WMS Integration
Cadre Technologies, a leading supplier of warehouse management software, announced its partnership today with Unified Business Solutions (UBS), a certified Microsoft Dynamics GP solution provider.
Data-Intensive Businesses Turn To Infobright To Transform Machine-Generated Data Into Business Improvements
Infobright, the database analytics platform for the Internet of Things (IoT), recently announced that Rez-1, Smart 421, and PayPoint, three data-heavy businesses in the financial services, logistics and transportation industries, selected Infobright’s Enterprise Edition to transform their machine-generated data into business insights.
How CIOs Can Drive Growth In The Food & Beverage Industry: Three Supply Chain Innovation Opportunities
The role of chief information officers (CIOs) at consumer packaged goods companies historically has been to deliver efficient and unfailing systems at the least cost. Information technology has been viewed as a cost of business instead of a driver of strategy and a means for profitability and advancement. However, for Food & Beverage companies that need to support business growth and competitive differentiation, this approach is clearly antiquated.
The Importance Of An Effective Sales Force In The U.S. Shipping Marketplace
Today’s U.S. domestic package express market is characterized by tepid growth, a downshifting by shippers from premium overnight services to lower-yielding deferred services – from air to ground. Additionally, the service standards and offerings of the major carriers have become homogenized to the point that they are more alike than ever before. Archrivals UPS® and FedEx® now publish rates for many services that are virtually identical, as are their service offerings. Most of the competition today between these two giants focuses on large accounts and increasingly complex contract negotiations over the discounts and incentives these accounts are offered.
Acuity Or Ratio: How Do We Properly Staff Our Organizations With Nurses?
By Barry P. Chaiken, MD, FHIMSS
As the healthcare industry shifts to value-based reimbursement and the associated reduction in reimbursement rates, hospitals look to cut costs throughout their organizations. With labor accounting for more than 60 percent of all hospital costs –nurses, who make up the bulk of those costs – find themselves shouldering the burden of labor-related cost reductions. These cost cutting activities manifest themselves through a reduction in staffing, leading to a decrease in nurse-patient ratios and the employment of less experienced professionals at lower salary levels.
Plugging India Into The Global Cold Chain With Effective Monitoring, Compliance And Registration
India is a hot topic in the food industry currently, as a result of the EU imposing a ban on the import of mangoes from the country due to quality issues.
Why Monitoring Cold Chain Data Is Not Enough
In the cold chain logistics industry there’s a huge change happening. Lots of data is being gathered by wirelessly connected data loggers, sensors and monitoring equipment. By Nitin Dahad, Dyzle
Despite An Airport Strike, Marken Preserves The Data Chain
Marken collected a shipment from southern Sweden that was bound for next-day delivery in northern Belgium. However, all airline flights into Belgium were cancelled as a result of a strike action by airport workers.
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