Savage Expands Supply Chain Services By Acquiring 3PL Company Trans Dynamics
Savage, a leading supply chain solutions company, has acquired third-party logistics company Trans Dynamics, an established provider of over-dimensional, intermodal, LTL and specialized logistics services.
Sunoco Logistics To Invest Approximately $2.5B For Mariner East 2
Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. recently announced a successful open season for Sunoco Pipeline L.P.’s Mariner East 2 project, the second phase of the Company’s broader plan to provide critical pipeline transportation from the Marcellus and Utica Shales.
Hesco Bastion, Inc, Awarded DLA Contract
Hesco Bastion, Inc. following a competitive tender process has been awarded an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract for force protection expeditionary barrier systems by the U.S Defense Logistics Troop Support Agency (DLA).
Transplace Acquires Logistics Management Solutions
Transplace, a leading provider of transportation management services and logistics technology, recently announced that it has acquired Logistics Management Solutions (LMS), a non-asset-based third party logistics (3PL) provider with particular strength in the chemical and industrial manufacturing sectors, that enables its customers to gain competitive advantages through optimal transportation management. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. Introduces J.B. Hunt 360, Its New Transportation Management System
J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc., one of the nation’s largest transportation logistics companies and a Fortune 500 company, unveils J.B. Hunt 360, its latest innovation in transportation management.
NEMUS Completes Reverse Merger With Load Guard Logistics, Inc.
NEMUS, a California corporation, announced that it has completed a reverse merger with Load Guard Logistics, Inc. (“LGL”), a Nevada corporation, on October 31, 2014 pursuant to that certain agreement and plan of merger dated October 17, 2014 by and among LGL, Nemus Acquisition Corp., NEMUS and Nemus Bioscience, Inc. (the “Merger Agreement”). NEMUS survives the merger as a wholly-owned subsidiary of LGL.
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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Thor VM2 Vehicle-Mount Computer
Solidifying Honeywell’s position as the leader in vehicle-mount computing, the Thor VM2 builds on the best-in-class Thor VM1 that was created specifically to address the unique challenges of supply chain applications.