Pilot Logistics Services And Thomas Petroleum Announce Merger
Pilot Logistics Services and Thomas Petroleum announce the completion of their merger to form the premier provider of fuel, lubricants and chemical solutions to the North American energy, mining and marine industries
Pilot Freight Services To Open Stations In Mexico City And Vancouver
Pilot Freight Services, a worldwide provider of transportation and logistics services, announced recently that it will open stations in Mexico City, Mexico and Vancouver, Canada in the first quarter of 2015.
Modern Logistics Selects Unisys Logistics Management System Cloud Service For Domestic And International Cargo Operations
Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) announced today that its Brazilian subsidiary has signed an agreement with Modern Logistics, an air logistics supply chain company that is starting its operations in the Brazilian market, to use the Unisys cloud-based Logistics Management System (LMS) to handle its domestic and international cargo operations.
UTi Worldwide And Changjiu Logistics Establish China Automotive Logistics Strategic Partnership
UTi Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: UTIW), a global supply chain services and solutions company, announced the establishment of a strategic partnership with Beijing Changjiu Logistics Co., Ltd., to serve the logistics requirements of global automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and suppliers in the booming automotive market in China.
Logistics Web App And Load Board ComFreight Is Helping Trucking Companies Find Loads
ComFreght has been continuing to make measured improvements and speed and ease of use thanks to listening to their most valued testing mechanism: their users. ComFreight users ask and ComFreight responds with new tools and improvements to continue to make their user experience the best for the more future focused logistics professional.
WMS Vendor Datex Announces New Multi-Step Loading Process For Warehouse Operations
Supply chain software developer Datex recently introduced a new multi-step loading process using Microsoft based workflow within their warehouse management software solution. The new multi-step loading process includes built-in recommendations for the location and staging of products.
Voice Technology Applications In The Warehouse Environment
Voice technology has taken hold in a variety of work environments, but applications are particularly beneficial for warehouses. Businesses with warehouses use voice technology when picking stock, inventorying and replenishing stock, and improving customer service.
The Multi-Million Dollar Problem With Mobile Devices, And How To Fix It
The introduction of new technologies is essential for efficiency in business today, but these technologies often impact he bottom line in ways that aren’t expected. Most large stores recently have an average of 60 wireless devices per store, ranging from barcode scanners and portable printers to handheld computers and mobile POS systems, all of which are critical for daily operations.
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.
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