CPP, NAWAH Strike Agreement Aimed At Iraq Market
Pipeline engineering and construction leader China Petroleum Pipeline, along with distributor and logistics service provider North America Western Asia Holdings, recently announced that the two companies have entered into an agreement to jointly pursue potential energy sector development projects in Iraq.
USA Truck Completes $170M Senior Secured Revolving Credit Facility
USA Truck, Inc., a leading North American transportation and logistics provider, has completed a $170M senior secured revolving credit facility with a group of banks and Bank of America Merrill Lynch as agent.
Ryder Introduces First Heavy Duty Truck Specification Designed For Women Drivers
Ryder System, Inc., a leader in commercial fleet management and supply chain solutions, recently announced that it will offer customers a female-friendly vehicle package for lease – the first of its kind in the industry.
Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. To Present At Both BB&T Capital Markets Transportation And Stifel Transportation And Logistics Conferences
Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. (NYSE: ANW) today announced that the Company's President, E. Nikolas Tavlarios, is scheduled to present at the BB&T Capital Markets Transportation Services Conference and the Stifel Transportation and Logistics Conference in Florida on Wednesday, February 11th at 7:45 A.M. and 3:30 P.M. ESTrespectively.
New Asynchronous Shipment Collaboration Capabilities Using The Freightgate Universe Logistics Platform
Freightgate, a global provider of Best in Class Logistics Cloud Solutions, and Alliance International, one of North America's largest independently owned providers of global logistics and customs clearance services, working together have successfully deployed new capabilities in the Freightgate Universe Logistics Management Platform enhancing Shipment Collaboration and Container Utilization.
U.S. Xpress Logistics Chooses MacroPoint As Its Brokered Freight Tracking Solution
The logistics and brokerage division for the nation's fifth largest truckload carrier company, U.S. Xpress Logistics has chosen MacroPoint as its 3rd party freight tracking solution.
Wi-Fi Solutions Streamlines Inventory Process Based On Security, Reliability, Manageability
A leader in the shortening and oils industry, Columbus Vegetable Oils chose Aerohive’s Cooperative Control wireless LAN solution for its new manufacturing and warehouse facility because of its superior security, reliability, manageability, and flexibility.
Oberto Brands Selects Aerohive For Enterprise Wi-Fi
Oberto was founded in Seattle in 1918 by Italian immigrants and is the second largest producer of beef jerky in the nation. The company makes and markets more than 400 varieties of dried meat products, with annual revenue of $220M. It offers meat jerky in beef, pork, and turkey versions, as well as snack sausages. All these goodies are sold under the brand names Lowrey’s Meat Snacks, Pacific Gold Beef Jerky, and Oh Boy Oberto! Oberto also sells all-natural jerky using no preservatives or artificial flavors.
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.
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