08.28.12 -- Even Blizzards Can't Prevent Us From Delivering Life-Saving Drugs
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Pep Boys Launches Companywide TMS By Bob Johns, Integrated Solutions For Retailers
Pep Boys, with roughly 750 stores and 7,000 service bays, is one of the largest auto parts and service providers in the U.S. Started in 1921 by four Navy buddies in Philadelphia, Pep Boys has grown to over $2 billion in revenue and employs more than 16,000 people. With a company this size, transportation management can be a nightmare. That is why Pep Boys began an integral relationship with Transplace to implement a transportation management system (TMS) as early as 2006.
Even Blizzards Can't Prevent Us From Delivering Life-Saving Drugs By Marken
Edinburgh and the Lothians to Fife, was closed for the first time ever due to the snow with both the Edinburgh and Glasgow airports also closed. To make matters worse, the major motorways and other main roads were closed by police due to jack-knifed lorries and stranded cars.
It's "rush hour" at Memphis International Airport (MEM). Soon after a plane touches down, passengers are jostling through the gates, carry on luggage in tow and cell phones pressed to ears, rushing off to their connecting flights. As travelers brush past, airport personnel strive to help passengers who need information or have special needs. The scene is being repeated throughout Memphis International Airport, which is unusual in that approximately one third of all daily flights take off or land within a 70- to 90-minute period.
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