CACI Awarded Prime Position On $37M Contract To Provide Worldwide Logistics Support To U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command
CACI International Inc announced recently it has been selected as a prime contractor to provide logistics support to the U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command (MSC) on the Worldwide Logistics Services (WLS) contract.
Fidelitone Logistics Featured As An Inbound Logistics’ Top 100 3PL Provider For 2014
Fidelitone Logistics, a leader in last mile delivery, order fulfillment, and supply chain management, has been named to Inbound Logistics’ annual directory of the Top 100 3PL Providers 2014 for the second consecutive year.
MercuryGate Chooses Cleo To Power Its Online Logistics Optimization Service
Cleo, a leading provider of secure multi-enterprise data integration solutions, is proud to announce MercuryGate International Inc., a North Carolina-based transportation management software company, as a Cleo customer.
Southwest Airlines Cargo Earns Highest Honors For Performance
Southwest Airlines Cargo is celebrating winning the Quest for Quality Award, awarded by Logistics Management Magazine, for 18 consecutive years.
Affirm Oilfield Services Launched
Select Energy Services, LLC (Select), today announced the launch of Affirm Oilfield Services, (Affirm) provides field services, wellsite construction, pipeline construction and heavy haul, aggregate, logistics and crane services.
Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. Announces Binding Open Season For Project Permian Longview And Louisiana Extension
Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. recently announced that SunVit Pipeline LLC, Sunoco Pipeline L.P., and ExxonMobil Pipeline Companywill commence a binding Open Season for project Permian Longview and Louisiana Extension.
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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Infor Motion Road Warrior
When you’re doing business on the road, you can’t be slowed down by lack of access to your back office systems. You need current information anytime, anywhere, along with the power to make decisions quickly and take action immediately while you’re on the move.
Time and Attendance Software with Finger Geometry Biometrics The new version of ClockVIEW with Biometrics is Windows-based time and attendance software application that is compatible with the developer’s Finger Geometry Biometrics Clock FGB-Clock
Less Than Truckload Shipments Since 1986, J&A has specialized in partial shipments (2,500-30,000lbs.) throughout the United States and Canada. We have integrated partnerships between hundreds of carriers specializing in partial shipments that provide service within specific regions of the country. These partnerships allow us to offer shippers substantial savings on freight costs.
4820i Industrial Cordless 2D Image Scanner
From the global leader in handheld imaging solutions, the 4820i Industrial Cordless 2D Imager is designed to provide unmatched data collection performance and versatility for applications that demand maximum reliability in the harshest working environments.