- Ryder executives Scott Perry and Chris Nordh to speak on panel addressing natural gas deployment in commercial fleets –
MIAMI, June 10, 2013 – Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in commercial transportation and supply chain management solutions, announced that it is a platinum sponsor of the 2013 Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, North America’s largest alternative fuel and clean vehicle technology conference and expo. In addition, two of the company’s executives, Scott Perry, Vice President of Supply Management for Ryder, and Chris Nordh, Senior Manager Alternative Fuels & Finance for Ryder, will be speaking on a panel at the event. The panel, titled “Fleet
I would like to invite you to a free webinar that explores how the connected car industry will monetise heightened connectivity across Europe, and enable a profitable relationship between OEM, auto value chain and connected consumer.
BMW and the European Commission will together discuss how OEMs, policy makers and the wider connected car industry can entice the digital native consumer with flexible infotainment platforms within a safe HMI interface.
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By Lucy Dunn, June 2013
This is a question posed by a HR Manager in Silicon Valley, interviewing a non-tech candidate.
OK. I know, Silicon Valley is in California and a place where they try to “stress test” candidates by unleashing all sorts of odd questions designed just to throw candidates off track, to see how they deal with stress and unplanned situations. Yet don’t you use smartphones and tablets apps with social implication every day in your current job, just imaging what the next five years will bring? For those in sales and marketing, it is easy to see that social capital could become more
Eden Prairie, MN (June 6, 2013) — C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. was awarded the Truckload/IMC Carrier of the Year by Sharp Electronics Corporation, a company known for its unique one-of-a-kind electronic products and solutions, at Sharp’s annual carrier conference.
The award is data-centric and based upon quantitative data of four key performance factors: on-time pickup and delivery, EDI transactions, load acceptance and invoice accuracy. To be eligible for the Carrier of the Year award, an organization must achieve an overall top score in their performance metrics as well as be recognized for exemplifying true partnership through project initiations and results achieved.
“These qualities exemplify
Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW), today dedicated its new 65-door service center in Lumberton, N.C. Attended by local dignitaries, customers, government and company officials, the ceremony showcased the facility’s expanded capabilities to provide fast, reliable and safe freight transportation services for customers.
The new facility is located at 4715 West 5th Street and features a 25,000-square-foot dock with 65 loading doors. It will have the capacity to process higher shipment volumes, servicing an expanded regional footprint that combines smaller operations in Florence, S.C., and Fayetteville and Wilmington, N.C., into a larger, modern and more
5th June 2013 - DSV Road, the third largest road haulier in Europe , has won a new long-term distribution contract with Stannah Stairlifts.
Chris Ward, Distribution Manager at Stannah Stairlifts, says: “We were delighted to announce DSV as the exclusive partner for our road business. After working together for almost a year in other areas of our road business, we felt their enthusiasm, customer focus and commitment to Stannah warranted them being awarded all of our European road business.
June 5, 2013 – Guildford, UK Leading Dutch Logistics Service Provider Broekman Group has selected Kewill’s supply chain execution platform, Kewill Logistics, to replace the legacy systems previously in use by its logistics division.
Headquartered in Rotterdam in the Netherlands, with 750 employees worldwide, Broekman Group is a “one stop” logistics service provider offering global multimodal transport, warehousing and customs management services. With Kewill Logistics, Broekman Group’s Logistics division is putting in place a single integrated platform for managing its sea, air and road forwarding, warehousing and Customs processes.
The software solution will be implemented across the
WATERLOO, Ontario, June 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that WAXIE Sanitary Supply, America’s largest family-owned distributor of sanitary maintenance supplies, has selected Descartes’ cloud-based solution for route planning, dispatch, tracking and mobile proof of delivery (POD) to enhance its delivery operations.
“A key differentiator for our organization is an enduring combination of service excellence, planning for the future, and investing in our people and our business,” said Eric Cohen, Vice President of Logistics at WAXIE. “We believe Descartes’ leading routing and mobile
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - June 3, 2013 - Officials from CSX Corporation (CSX) and its transportation and intermodal terminals subsidiaries today joined officials from the City of Salaberry-de-Valleyfield and the Province of Quebec at a formal groundbreaking ceremony for the new intermodal terminal in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield. Construction began in March and the terminal is expected to open in 2015.
The $107 million project will expand CSX's presence in the market and connect the greater Montreal region and Quebec with CSX Transportation's 21,000 mile rail network in the United States.
CSX Intermodal Terminals Inc. president Wilby Whitt joined Salaberry-de-Valleyfield Mayor Denis Lapointe and other invited
Consumers in Europe now expect the car to be part of their connected world. However, the question of dealers and brand loyalty is now a real game changer: OEMs are unsure how to work with dealers in order to achieve lasting customer relationship management.
In this exclusive panel extract with Kia Motors, Wireless Car and Sprint they discuss how telematics can be the key ally for CRM. It explains how CRM provides up-to-date figures, trends and information which gives flexibility to respond to the ever-changing needs of their customers in order to keep them affiliated with the brand and service. Hear the latest on the CRM debate right now: