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August 30, 2021

New Software Provides Plant Engineering and Facility Management Groups a Robust Paperless Inspection and Reporting Solution

Comprehensive, yet intuitive software provides an industrial grade replacement to traditional paper based inspection systems.

Hayward, Calif. (PRWEB) August 30, 2021 --Vorpalware, a software development group focused on mobility solutions for business, today announced the release of the PlantLog software solution, which provides a complete end to end paperless inspection and reporting tool for accurately collecting and analyzing equipment status readings and other facility observations.

The PlantLog solution aims to dramatically improve efficiency by reducing the time needed to perform inspections and the administrative work of archiving, retrieving and compiling collected logs as well as providing a simplistic yet insightful means of visually trending data to assist with critical decision making for maintenance and process improvement.

“The emergence of the global economy and a trend of operational budget reductions has been putting pressure on facility managers to identify areas that could be modified in order to obtain greater optimization and efficiency” said Jim Duffy, President and Founder of Vorpalware. “While a standard paper based inspection system satisfies the need of taking actual readings, it does little to ensure the data is complete and accurate and provides no means of analyzing historical data to locate potential bottlenecks, redundancies or other areas that could be enhanced by altering its process.”

Groups can now replace traditional paper and hand written inspection systems by using rugged barcode enabled PDA’s that identify equipment and present the operator with a list of readings to take in a clear and concise manner while ensuring readings are taken within normal operational thresholds. Engineers can then view a component’s complete history with just a few mouse clicks, filter the inspections by a given date range, generate graphical charts and reports or export the data as a standard spreadsheet for sharing with external parties or regulatory agencies.

“We have been a part of the Vorpalware pilot program for over a year now and have found it to be a compelling alternative to our archaic paper based setup.” Said Neal Pearson, Engineering Manager at the Children’s Hospital of Central California. “The ability to trend recorded metrics provides us with valuable insight into our current and future plant conditions while the ability to assemble logs has significantly reduced administrative time in preparing JCAHO report submissions.”

The PlantLog product includes the following capabilities:

* Automatic equipment identification through barcode labels scanned from PDA
* Date, time and operators name are automatically attached to each inspection record
* Optional notes can be entered for each inspection.
* Warnings alert operator when a reading was taken outside of optimal ranges.
* Readings outside of optimal ranges are automatically displayed in red when viewing historical data
* User permissions feature to designate who can edit the inspection dataset, view historical data or perform actual inspections.
* Networked environment to allow multiple users to view inspection data
* Print out historical inspection data or export to Microsoft Excel
* Filter historical data by any given date range
* Create and memorize graphical charts for data analysis
* Quickly find all instances of a given value for an individual reading

Vorpalware provides PlantLog as a complete turn key solution that includes all PDA hardware, barcode labels, software and installation support. No other external dependences are required including database servers and reporting tools, which are integrated in the PlantLog software.

Pricing and Availability:
The PlantLog solution is immediately available direct from Vorpalware and is licensed on a ‘per site’ basis. Licenses are $5,695 for commercial users and $4,556 for non profit and government entities, plus the cost of PDA terminals at ~$800 each.
Multi license discounts are available as well as an evaluation package by request.
For additional information visit: http://www.vorpalware.com/plantlog

About Vorpalware:
Vorpalware is a privately held software development group established in March of 2001. Its primary focus has been business mobility solutions and consulting services to the mobile/PDA industry. Vorpalware is headquartered in Hayward California (Silicon Valley) and can be reached at +1 (510) 785-6680 or http://www.vorpalware.com

About Children’s Hospital of Central California:
Children’s Hospital Central California has 255 beds and ranks as the 13th largest freestanding Children’s Hospital in the nation. More information at: http://www.childrenscentralcal.org

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August 29, 2021

Intechra Attracts $4 Million Equity Investment Led By Chrysalis Ventures; Funds Will Fuel National Expansion Strategy

Intechra Holding Corporation, parent of wholly owned subsidiary, Intechra LLC, a leading recycler and remarketer of computers and related information technology assets, has received $4 million in equity funding. The financing was led by Chrysalis Ventures, a leading source of equity capital for growth companies in the Southeast and Midwest. The $4 million Series B preferred equity investment will be used to support Intechra’s national expansion and acquisition strategy, company officials said.

CARROLLTON, TX, August 29, 2021 – Intechra Holding Corporation, parent of wholly owned subsidiary, Intechra LLC, a leading recycler and remarketer of computers and related information technology assets, has received $4 million in equity funding. The financing was led by Chrysalis Ventures, a leading source of equity capital for growth companies in the Southeast and Midwest.

The $4 million Series B preferred equity investment will be used to support Intechra’s national expansion and acquisition strategy, company officials said. Chrysalis’ co-investors in the financing include existing investors Votum Capital, LLC, and Clayton Associates.

Founded in 1987 as Resource Concepts, Inc., Intechra provides the full spectrum of IT asset disposition services including investment recovery, fail-safe data destruction, and responsible, environmentally friendly recycling with liability protection. As a full-service resource for the disposal of technology that has outlived its usefulness, the company refurbishes, remarkets, and recycles computers, peripherals, servers, routers, and telecommunications equipment.

Intechra is able to refurbish and remarket much of the material it receives, recovering maximum value for its customers. Through multiple domestic and international distribution channels, including its retail store, Outlet Computer, www.outletcomputer.com, broker and dealer channels, Intechra offers a wide variety of refurbished name-brand computers and related products.

By using a Department of Defense triple wiping methodology, Intechra ensures that no usable data remain on computer hard drives that are to be resold. The company recycles what it is unable to sell, recycling more than a half million computers and component parts in a single year. Intechra certifies the data destruction and environmentally responsible recycling, protecting customers from future liability claims.

Intechra’s customers include some of the largest global computer manufacturers, as well as major companies such as Southwest Airlines, Weyerhaeuser, and Pier 1 Imports. Strategic partners include Ingram Micro, Gateway Computer Corporation, Salvage Sale, Amherst, and Computer Tech.

Chip Slack, Intechra Holding Corporation chairman and CEO, said, “We are pleased to partner with Chrysalis Ventures, Clayton Associates, and Votum Capital, LLC for this important round of growth financing. In addition to capital, these groups bring valuable strategic insight as Intechra seeks to be the dominant player in this market. This round of funding allows us to continue to grow organically while exploring potential acquisition targets.”

"Intechra serves a market that is large and growing, yet highly fragmented," said David A. Jones, Jr., chairman and managing director of Chrysalis Ventures. "With its proven service offering and experienced management team, we believe it is well-positioned to become a leader in this important, emerging industry. We have been working closely with the company for over a year, monitoring their progress as they evaluated their capital needs, and look forward to working together."

Mr. Jones has joined the board of Intechra Holding Corporation.

About Chrysalis Ventures
Founded in 1993, Chrysalis Ventures is a leading source of equity capital for young growth companies in the Southeast and Midwest. Chrysalis invests primarily in early-stage and expansion-stage companies in healthcare information technology and services, media and communications, and business services. Based in Louisville, Kentucky, Chrysalis has more than $200 million under management and has made investments in over 45 companies. For more information, please visit www.chrysalisventures.com.

About Intechra, LLC
Intechra, LLC, privately held, is a leading provider of commercial electronics recycling, refurbishment and remarketing services. Founded in 1987 as Resource Concepts, Inc., the company pioneered electronics recycling at the dawn of the personal computer age. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Intechra Holding Corporation. Intechra remains a leading provider of comprehensive asset disposition services in this rapidly evolving industry. It sells brand-name refurbished computer equipment through Outlet Computer and outletcomputer.com, and through a vast network of domestic and international resellers. Intechra is based in Carrollton, TX, near Dallas. For more information, please visit www.intechra.com.

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U.S Trucking Industry Ripe For Terrorism

Trucking companies are asleep at the wheel when it comes to preparation for terrorist attacks.

(PRWEB) August 28, 2021 -- Poor driver screening, drug and alcohol addicted drivers, truck equipment abandonment along with a host of other security breaches plaque the trucking community and have left the industry and the nation as a whole in grave and imminent peril.

Terry M. Evans, CEO of Fleet Defender Consulting Services, LLC reports trucking companies nationwide are experiencing a severe driver shortage and, as a result, some are feeling compelled to hire anyone with a CDL (commercial drivers license) regardless of background or history. Convicted felons, drug addicts, and the dredges of society have found a home in the trucking industry.

“People who are generally unemployable are getting CDL licenses and are now driving the nation's highways piloting 80,000 lb. big rigs throughout every community in America," said Evans. “Given that a coordinated terrorist attack using trucks would cripple the country, it is absolutely bizarre that we have laid out our highways as a welcome mat for terrorists.”

Fleet Defender strongly advocates a centralized processing bank for commercial drivers where issues such as failed drug testing would result in license suspension. Fleet Defender has raised numerous other concerns including falsification of licenses and identity theft as reasons to extend finger printing to all commercial driver applicants. Currently, only those drivers requesting HazMat endorsement are finger printed.

“We are in crisis mode at Fleet Defender and view this as a national emergency.” states Evans. Mr. Evans was recently a featured guest on the Fox News radio affiliate WMET “Code Red” program located in Washington, DC. “I had hoped speaking in the nation's capital would draw some government attention to this crisis, however none of our elected officials have contacted me or offered any assistance.” reports CEO Evans. “We are virtually a lone voice, with limited funding, sounding the alarm and desperately trying to wake the country to this impending emergency.”

Please visit www.fleetdefender.com for more information on this pressing issue.

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Motor Carriers Need Preparation to Ward off Big Rig Terror Attack

Fleet Defender CEO Guests on Washington DC Talk Show CODE RED!

New York, NY (PRWEB) August 27, 2021 -- Terry M. Evans, Chairman and CEO of Fleet Defender Consulting Services, LLC, told radio listeners this morning that a coordinated terrorist attack using large trucks and/or buses might wreak havoc on the nation's economy if carriers are not prepared to prevent it.

As guest of Alfred McComber, on FOX News affiliate WMET's nationally distributed early morning talk show CODE RED!, Mr. Evans warned that we need to do more to get drug-addicted drivers out of trucks, lock down the CDL licensing process, and help fleet owners to implement more physical and operational security in their fleets.

Right now, he said, fleet owners are economically discouraged from implementing strong security measures even if they want to do so.
Fleet Defender (www.fleetdefender.com) provides the transportation industry with services and support aimed at reducing their exposure to the threat of terrorism.

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Revolving Door in Big Rig Drug Screening

Truck Drivers Who Fail Drug Tests Are Often Still Able to Get Behind The Wheel

New York, NY (PRWEB) August 27, 2021 -- The hazards associated with driving a 30-ton vehicle down the highway under the influence of drugs are obvious.

According to Terry M. Evans, CEO of Fleet Defender, LLC, in the present era truckers who are addicts are also ripe targets for corruption by terrorist operatives. They may use their truck or bus in an act of terrorism or simply hand over their CDL or the keys to their rig in exchange for money or drugs, or they may be blackmailed into cooperating.

When a truck driver fails to pass a drug test, many people assume that the driver's CDL license will be automatically suspended or revoked and he will no longer be a menace on the road, but that is all too often not the case. While the intent is to make this a career-ending experience, serious loopholes in the drug testing program mean the failing driver may continue on without missing a beat.

When hiring new drivers, companies rely on a clearinghouse such as DAC to provide information on past job experience, generally including reasons for termination such as failing a drug test. However, a prospective driver can attend a company orientation program, fail the drug screening and be dismissed, and this will never appear on his DAC report since at this point he was never actually hired. The failing driver can then go down the street and apply to the next trucking company without revealing his contact with the previous employer.

Furthermore, if such drug test failures do not show up in a DAC report, the information is generally lost, since failed drug testing is not reportable to DOT or a licensing office unless the result of contact with law or regulatory enforcement. And companies that do not use DAC will never see them anyway. However, DAC was never meant to be a verification tool for drug testing. It is simply a clearinghouse for driver job experience.

According to Mr. Evans, one solution to combat this would be a national CDL license, or at least a national CDL driver data bank. Failed drug testing by a driver with a CDL should be reported to some kind of governmental office having the ability to suspend the license and keep the driver off the road. For further information, please visit www.fleetdefender.com.

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August 25, 2021

Liat Airline and Onebin.com enter into a Strategic Alliance

On August 25, 2005, in a Press Conference held in St John's, Antigua, and in front of press members from most of the caribbean countries, Liat Airline and Onebin.com announced the launch of their Strategic Alliance to expand Liat's Express Delivery Services (QuikPak) within all countries in the Caribbean, Latin America and the United States.

(PRWEB) August 25, 2021 -- This alliance will enable Liat Airline to integrate its QuikPak Express Delivery Services to eCommerce and extend its delivery services to OneBin.com existing network in the US,the Caribbean and Latin America. Caribbean and Latin American Consumers as well as worldwide vacationers will now have access to US products via the Worldwide Web from their homes and hotel rooms utilizing OneBin.com's technology.

Liat Airline is the low cost regional carrier of the Caribbean. Liat Airline has a core network that serves more Caribbean destinations more frequently than anyone else. Its Quikpak Express Service provides Airport-to-Airport & Door-to-Door, customs cleared delivery service throughout the Caribbean. Delivery typically within one to two days, guaranteed.

OneBin.com, is a Florida based logistics and service provider for Global eCommerce enabling deployment of solutions that permit Consumers worldwide to engage in fair and secure commerce utilizing an Internet based Interorganizational System. OneBin.com offers warehousing, fulfillment, online payment solutions, a proprietary online real time inventory management and tracking software as well as a US debit/Visa card to enable customers to buy and pay for their US products.

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Expansion of Panama Canal Presents Opportunities for International Businesses

The expansion of the Panama Canal creates opportunities for international companies in architecture and engineering, logistics and cargo industries, as well as the areas of telecommunications, banking, insurance and others.

(PRWEB) August 25, 2021 -- The Panama Canal is the best-known engineering feat from Panama. This is because of its reliability as a work of engineering as well its importance as a gateway for shipment of goods between continents. The Canal is entering a new stage as its administration has passed to Panama and a massive expansion is being considered.

The Canal is a waterway with two lanes of locks built by the U.S. in 1914 able to handle 5% percent of world shipping, including cargo ships of 4,500 TEUs. 12,000 ships cross it every year. However, the number of post-Panamax ships, which size does not allow them to cross the Canal, has increased substantially. The Panama Canal Authority (PCA) embarked on a US$250m program to widen its central path (known as Culebra cut) which allowed 2 ships to cross the Canal and increased its capacity by 20 percent.

Building improvements for the Canal

The cost of building a third set of locks is expected to run between $4 and $8 billion, according to unofficial estimates and depending on the plan approved. The PCA paid US$3.5 million for studies for the design of the locks conducted by a Belgian-French consortium (Tractebel Development Engineering, Coynet-Bellier, Technum N.V. and Compagnie Nationale du Rhone) under an international tender and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (builders of the original 1914 canal). Depending on the results of marketing investigation, the size of larger locks (post-panamax) might be adjusted.

Other studies have been awarded to international consultants for program management and project assessment advisory services, as well as to evaluate the potential market for post-Panamax-size container ships, assess the value of the Canal route vis a vis alternate routes, train ACP personnel to forecast trends in maritime trade. An additional task is increasing the inflow of water into the Canal, for which studies conducted have recommended plans for use of reservoir tanks meant to recycle water used after each transit.

Once the PCA board approves a definitive expansion plan, it will be presented to the President of Panama who will submit it to the Legislature for approval. Final approval would be given by Panamanian voters in a referendum expected to take place in November 2005. The expansion project is expected to last 10.

Financing the improvements

An important challenge for expansion plans is its financing. The main source of revenue for payment of an expansion are canal tolls, which have increased lately. As a government-owned organisation dedicated to operating the 51-mile waterway, neither the PCA nor its parent is capable of providing credit support, leaving little alternative than to take the project finance route. Under a securitization plan, toll payments would be directed to a separate account controlled by lenders. Funds would be released for repayment of debt and operating costs. Experts suggest financing using facilities with volumes of $1 billion, possibly more, with maturities not exceeding 15 years. Multilateral institutions that may be asked to underwrite the expansion and bond take-out would be considered at a later stage.

International investment firms and banks which may have an interest in funding the expansion follow with interest the possible alternatives for financing.

Infrastructure in the Canal area

The Panamanian government has granted 25-year concessions for the operations of several port and railroad facilities at the Atlantic and Pacific entrances of the Panama Canal. Foreign port operators have increased the container transshipment capacity of Panama's ports and turned it into the leading transshipment in Latin America. Goods and services from foreign and local firms have been contracted for expansion plans at US$360 million.

Opportunities in intermodal transportation exist with the opening a logistics center in Colon and the civilian use of the Howard airbase. Both have a landing strip able to accommodate international cargo flights, warehousing facilities, and access to maritime shipping routes. Approval of a new port at Farfan, on the Pacific side, is still pending, as the neighboring port of Balboa reaches its maximum capacity.

Port and railroad activities create new opportunities for companies involved in the logistics and cargo industries, and require services in the areas of telecommunications, engineering, ship repair and maintenance, banking, insurance, training and others.


Telecommunications and Tourism

Thousands of hectares remain available for development in the areas next to the Canal waterway. These were used as military facilities and many remain vacant, available for use by prospective investors. This real estate is managed by the Interoceanic Region Authority (ARI), which must approve any feasibility study proposed by investors and agree to any sale or rent of land.

Among the projects under way by private investors we find:
Manufacturing, warehousing and distribution of merchandise to/from the Americas
Call Centers for handling of customer service and other telephone operations
Development of housing real estate for foreign retirees and the local housing buyers
Tourist centers for fishing, bird-watching, ecotourism and other activities

Businesses in the City of Knowledge which serve clients outside of Panama have 25-year renewable exemptions from income taxes, capital tax and other taxes, as well as exemptions from customs duties on materials and equipment needed for their activities.

You can read more about the Canal expansion and the full text of this article by going to: http://www.fabamm.com/en/view_publications.asp?idc=16&nombre;=Panama%20Canal%20Business%20Opportunities

Mr. Aguilar specializes in asset protection, corporation law, tax law, intellectual property and other Business Law matters.

About Fabrega Molino & Mulino
Alvaro Aguilar is an attorney with Fabrega Molino, one of Panama's leading law firms, with an established tradition of excellence provided by the efficiency and quality of its services. The firm serves local and international banks, manufacturing and international trading companies, shipowners and agents, as well as individuals with significant commercial interests in the Asia-Pacific Region, the United States, Europe, Caribbean, Central and South America.

For more information, contact +507 263-5333 aguilara @ fabamm.com or see: Fabrega Molino & Mulino http://www.fabamm.com/

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Bravo Web Solutions, a Eugene, OR based web design and development company creates Trucking Program for Local Eugene, OR business.

Bravo Web Solutions completes a web based Trucking Business program for local Eugene, OR trucking company. The program is used to manage hauls, company employees and payroll, client invoices, and has various reporting features.

(PRWEB) August 25, 2021 -- Eugene, OR based Bravo Web Solutions, a web design and development company, creates a truck hauling program for local trucking company, JNB Trucking. The program allows the client to manage origins, destinations, hauls, rates, products, and does reporting and payroll.

JNB went from filling out about 200 tickets a month by paper and pencil, to an electronic (web capable) format. JNB can now manage nearly every aspect of their business, including: payroll and employee management, freight reports, client management.

A LAMP server was configured and installed their office along with a wireless router. Now JNB can do their work while enjoying the sun on the front porch. With this setup, if JNB chooses to enable remote management, they can manage their business from the beaches of Mexico.

"It has been a big improvement over how we used to do this", stated Lauri Simron, who previously used Word and Excel to keep track of their hauls, clients, and payroll. The MS Word/Excel system got too convoluted and was difficult to manage and access business data.

Bravo Web Solutions is proudly dedicated to full service Web development that makes sites sticky. We offer reasonable rates on outstanding site construction, programming and application development, database architectures, content management and reporting systems, and graphics design. We help you get noticed because your success is our business. Call our personable staff at 1-888-BRAVO-WB and get a free quote for your next project. How good are we? Our customers say,"Bravo!"

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August 24, 2021

OTS Logistics Group Chairman Appoints New Member to Executive Committee

The Executive Committee welcomes a new member.

(PRWEB) August 24, 2021 -- Owen G. Glenn, Chairman of the OTS Logistics Group, announced the appointment of Hal Donahue to the organizations Executive Committee. Hal is responsible for the region of South America south of Panama and Mexico.

”Hal has delivered sustained growth year on year in his region and has a unique combination of skills from sales and marketing to financial management," said Mr. Glenn, "I expect him to bring these skills to contribute significantly in helping to grow the group at a strategic level.”

Mr. Donahue has worked to augment the regions growth and profitability, in 2005 Vanguard Latin America increased productivity over 100 percent. His newly acquired membership in the Executive Committee will allow him to take a more active and in-depth role in the region as part of the groups multinational growth strategy. With his new role on the committee, Mr. Donahue will expand his focus on the regions direction as it relates to not only market need but to the company as a whole.

Mr. Donahue said in accepting his new role, “This company is one which has the ability to take emerging trends and new opportunities and translate them into bottom line growth. I am pleased that Owen sees this region as a vital contributor and as a new member of the Executive Committee I look forward to participating in helping to implement the companys global vision.”

Mr. Donahue came to the company 7 years ago with experience setting up distribution centers in Argentina and Brazil for Wal-Mart, which was his key account at a logistics and trucking company. He began as the Vice President for Vanguard Latin America and in 2002 he took over the role of Regional Managing Director.

Mr. Donahue not only brings with him experience but drive and interest in the industry. Unlike many, he has always known what he wanted to do.

"I always wanted to work internationally. When I was 10 I wanted to be a freight forwarder, "said Mr. Donahue.

He obtained his MBA from Thunderbird University, which is the American Graduate School of International Management. Mr. Donahue studied language at the university level and is fluent in Spanish.

About OTS Logistics Group
OTS Logistics Group is a major global provider of logistics services including ocean freight consolidation. It operates through multiple brands worldwide including AFS, Brennan, Conterm, DCL, Export Freight Services, GPS and Vanguard Logistics. The group operates 177 own offices and agencies worldwide in over 105 countries and handles over 200,000 TEU of ocean freight annually. The group provides a logistics network of pre-carriage, ocean freight and destination services that allow it to operate one of the largest point-to-point networks in the world. For further information visit www.otslogisticsgroup.com.

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August 23, 2021

Leader in Carrier Contract Negotiations Prove Savings for Business Owners

Transportation consultants from Source Consulting save businesses significant amounts of money on their small parcel shipping service with UPS.

Costa Mesa, CA (PRWEB) August 23, 2021 -- A leading expert of small parcel shipping rate negotiations, SOURCE Consultants LLC, empowers clientele through a unique fee structure: any charges assessed by SOURCE rely solely on the actual cost savings achieved for the customer. Clients are assured a risk-free opportunity to guarantee they are receiving the most profitable rates from their carrier(s).

SOURCE Consulting (http://www.source-consultants.com) offers proven solutions to the high rates major carriers assess businesses, as in the case of UPS contract negotiations for http://www.AllStarHealth.com owner Javier Scalini; “Before acquiring the services of SOURCE, I was confident the rates I had negotiated with UPS were as good as my volume could demand; however, with a no obligation chance to double-check, I figured it wouldn't hurt to see what [SOURCE could do. As it turned out, their negotiations resulted in an annual cost savings of over $100,000.” With such substantial savings, Javier has a decision to make: hire more employees, increase warehouse space, or give himself a raise.

Kenneth Wang, CEO of http://www.Airsplat.com , had similar benefits to Scalini: “My rates were good to begin with, but the boys at SOURCE reduced my total UPS bill by 12%; that in spite of the fact that 85% of my volume goes out residential ground. I had no idea that UPS rates could get that low at my volume.”

The consultants at SOURCE are specialists dedicated to negotiating the best rates possible with any carrier(s) a client endorses as their primary. With their extensive knowledge, understanding, and experience in the small parcel industry, SOURCE offers a valuable service to any company looking to benchmark and improve their small parcel shipping rates.

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August 22, 2021

Grand Opening of BubbleSupply.com Means Huge Savings for Consumers

BubbleSupply.com is a terrific new resource for packing and shipping supplies. Whether consumers need just one item or thousands, they'll find exceptional prices on bubble mailers and other wholesale packaging items.

(PRWEB) August 22, 2021 -- BubbleSupply.com, a site that allows consumers and business owners to get bubble cushioning wrap and other shipping supplies online at fantastic savings, announces its Grand Opening this week.

BubbleSupply.com is devoted to providing high-quality discount shipping supplies including bubble mailers, poly envelopes, packaging tape and much more. With an attention to customer service and exceptional prices, visitors to the site will get a great deal whether they order just one item or thousands. Bubble Supply buys in bulk so consumers don’t have to!

“At BubbleSupply.com, we understand that our success is dependent upon yours,” said Christian Rano, President/CEO of Bubble Supply, LLC. “That is why we built our company around the core principal of ‘Delivering high-quality shipping and packing supplies at exceptional prices with unbeatable customer service.’”

Currently, the company has an outstanding track record of pleasing customers. It has already had over 5,400 successful eBay transactions under the eBay user ID of BubbleSupply. Now, with the Grand Opening of BubbleSupply.com, quality wholesale packaging items can be brought to an even wider audience.

One of the best features of BubbleSupply.com is that the company makes its great prices available to every customer. “We believe that each and every customer should be treated equally, regardless of business size,” Rano said. This means that individuals and small businesses get access to the same cheap shipping supplies that larger customers have enjoyed for years.

In addition, every product is hand-selected to stand up to the company’s own rigorous quality standards. Packing and shipping products must keep items safe, and BubbleSupply.com makes sure that items can survive rough handling while in transit. These packing supplies are a direct reflection on your business, so at the website, consumers can choose from the very best product lines.

All orders are shipped within 24 hours of purchase and provide a 100% satisfaction guarantee. If consumers are not happy with any product, they can return it within 10 days for a replacement or refund. Discover the advantages of buying your wholesale packaging online. BubbleSupply.com will work hard to deliver great products and exceptional customer service.

Visit http://www.bubblesupply.com today.

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OH Logistics Hires Tom Donovan: Industry Veteran Joins Integrated Solutions Team for 3PL

Ozburn-Hessey Logistics announced the addition of Tom Donovan as Director of Integrated Solutions for the company.

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (PRWEB) August 20, 2021 -- Ozburn-Hessey Logistics announced the addition of Tom Donovan as Director of Integrated Solutions for the company. This new position is based at the company’s Indianapolis location.

“Tom is going to be a great asset to the OH Logistics team,” said Shawn Barnett, VP Business Development and Marketing for the company. “He has almost 30 years of experience in both Transportation and Distribution with companies including APL Liner/Logistics, Air-Road Express, Keystone Internet Services and P&O; Nedlloyd Containers. His expertise in developing client solutions in the business to business and e-commerce fulfillment environments is very valuable to OH Logistics’ current and prospective clients.”

Tom holds a Global Business Professional (GBP) Certification from the North America Small Business International Trade Educators (NASBITE) and is currently completing an MBA program.

About OH Logistics (www.ohlogistics.com)
Based in Tennessee, Ozburn-Hessey Logistics is the nation’s largest privately held 3PL, serving Fortune 1500 companies with strategically placed, multi-client warehouse campuses as well as numerous dedicated facilities. The company serves the food service consolidation, industrial, electronic & high tech, pharmaceutical & medical, health and beauty, and consumer products industries. OH Logistics provides services including fulfillment, e-commerce fulfillment, service parts management, return logistics, cross docking and pool distribution. The company operates over 19 million square feet of warehouse space nationwide, offers complete transportation management of parcel, LTL and TL shipments, and employs over 2,700.

OH Logistics can be reached at (877) 401-6400 or on the web at www.ohlogistics.com.

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August 19, 2021

On-Demand Poly Bag Making Machine Can Significantly Reduce Packing Costs

Better Packages offers a rugged poly bag making machine for creating on-demand poly bags, the Better Bagger 900e. Depending upon the needs of the user, the cost of on-demand, custom poly bags with the Better Bagger 900e can average 50 percent less than the cost of purchasing minimum quantities of pre-made polyethylene bags. The manufacturer is offering special pricing on the Better Bagger 900e during the month of August.

Shelton, CT (PRWEB) August 19, 2021 -- Better Packages offers a rugged poly bag making machine for creating on-demand poly bags, the Better Bagger 900e.

Depending upon the needs of the user, the cost of making the exact number of on-demand, custom poly bags with the Better Bagger 900e can average 50 percent less than the cost of purchasing minimum quantities of pre-made polyethylene bags.

Better Packages carries a full line of rolled poly tubing, including clear, black and pink anti-static styles and new metallic static shield poly tubing, available exclusively from Better Packages. When used with the Better Bagger 900e, Better Packages Poly Tubing can be cut and sealed to create poly bags from 2 inches up to 8 inches wide and up to 99 inches long for a multitude of applications and needs. The Better Bagger 900e can also be customized to enable users to produce custom polyethylene bags in lengths up to 240 inches. The combination of the Better Bagger 900e and Better Packages Poly Tubing results in a system that can produce bags to satisfy over 80 percent of marketplace poly bag requirements.

Manufacturers of electrical components, computer components, printed circuit boards and cell tower components use the Better Bagger 900e and Better Packages Poly Tubing to produce bags in the exact size and quantities needed. Manufacturers can eliminate the need to order pre-made poly bags in bulk, thus reducing waste and inventory cost. This bag-making method also does away with the need to manually cut poly tubing with a blade or scissors, which can jeopardize workforce safety.

For more information on the Better Bagger 900e and the full line of Better Packages poly tubing products, and to learn about special pricing on the Better Bagger 900e during the month of August, visit www.BetterPackages.com.

About Better Packages
Better Packages, founded in 1917 and headquartered in Shelton, Connecticut, since 1924, is the world’s leading manufacturer of water-activated tape dispensers used for carton sealing. The company also offers poly bag making machines, case sealers, pressure-sensitive tape dispensers, and a full line of dispenser accessories. Its products are sold and serviced in the United States and in 20 countries worldwide. Its systems are used whenever security, strength, efficiency, productivity and a professional image are needed. For more information, please visit www.BetterPackages.com.

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ImageID to Feature Visidot AIDC Technology as an 'Alternative to RFID' for Automotive Industry, at AutoTech 2005

ImageID Ltd.'s Visidot™ Automatic Identification and Data Capture (AIDC) system is an accurate and cost-effective solution for rapid multiple-asset AIDC and asset tracking for the automotive industry, with application in both manufacturing and shipping and logistics. At AutoTech 2005, ImageID will demonstrate its Visidot system with partner ToolWorx Information Products, Inc. in booth number 328. (www.visidot.com)

-- Applications include Manufacturing, Shipping/Logistics --

Detroit (PRWEB) August 19, 2021 -- ImageID Ltd.'s Visidot™ Automatic Identification and Data Capture (AIDC) system is an accurate and cost-effective solution for rapid multiple-asset AIDC and asset tracking for the automotive industry, with application in both manufacturing and shipping and logistics.

At AutoTech 2005, ImageID will demonstrate its Visidot system with partner ToolWorx Information Products, Inc. in booth number 328.

In the Visidot System, assets (chassis, engine racks, totes, etc.) are uniquely labeled with standard 2D Data Matrix barcodes. As assets pass in front of the Visidot Reader, the reader captures hundreds of labels simultaneously in a single read and transmits the information to an image processing system, which decodes the data from each label. This asset data is exported to a data management system in XML or other standard format. Images can be stored in a separate Image Bank, and an easy-to-use Site Management System controls the entire process.

Ford Motor Company: Managing Bulky Assets in Manufacturing

Positioning bulky assets for traditional barcode scanning is often impractical or even impossible, as is RFID scanning involving metal assets or in metal-heavy environments. The Ford Motor Company successfully installed a Visidot AIDC System at the Ford F150 plant in Dearborn to improve production speed and increase plant efficiency.

The Ford plant, which produces Ford F150's, uses a fully automated Build Order system to produce its trucks. With multiple frame types to choose from, the company was looking for the most efficient way to expedite verification of the chassis type as it was being placed onto the production line. In December 2004, the company decided to install the Visidot system at the frame entrance to the plant to identify and verify the correct selection of the chassis type before it reached the conveyor belt inside. The newly installed Visidot reader captures a 2D Data Matrix label affixed to each chassis and confirms, in real-time with Ford's production line controller, that the chassis is correct and can enter the assembly line. Since installation, the system accuracy has been perfect -- 100%.

Tracking & Tracing Reusable Assets

IFCO Systems, a leading supplier of returnable/reusable transport packaging with more than 260 million rentals per year, was looking for a way to track each of its millions of containers throughout its network of over 40 distribution centers in Europe and North America. The Visidot solution is providing IFCO traceability of labeled crates, real-time views of inventory at depots, views of crate cycle times, accurate records of customer shipments/returns, and the foundation for improving customer request response time.

The Visidot system delivers all the inherent benefits of traditional barcode technology, yet far surpasses it in terms of speed and efficiency of code capture -- especially for tracking multiple assets. In addition, at accuracy levels of near-100% in actual installations, the Visidot solution is both more reliable and more cost-effective than RFID solutions.

For more information about Visidot technology, visit ImageID and Toolworx at AutoTech 2005, booth number 328, Aug. 29 - Sept. 1, 2005 at the Cobo Conference Center, Detroit. Or, call toll-free 1-877-VISIDOT (847-4368) or visit the Visidot website at: http://www.visidot.com.

About ImageID
ImageID, the provider of the Visidot™ solution (http://www.visidot.com), develops and markets advanced multiple-asset Automatic Identification and Data Capture (AIDC) solutions. Based on imaging technology and sophisticated algorithms, the Visidot solution is capable of identifying and decoding hundreds of unique standard barcodes simultaneously in a single read, with unprecedented speed and accuracy. The Visidot solution is being used in retail supply chains, automotive manufacturing and reusable assets pool management operations to provide per-asset visibility and to increase operational efficiencies. ImageID is a multinational company with R&D; facilities in Israel and direct sales and partner networks in the US and Europe.

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August 17, 2021

No More Weak Link: How the Right 3PL Can Stop Customer Loss

Companies are partnering with a new type of “sophisticated” third party logistics provider to eliminate customer loss caused by ever more complex delivery requirements

(PRWEB) August 17, 2021 -- With all the resources that go into R&D;, production, sales and marketing, companies can't afford to miss the last link in the sales chain, which is fail-safe delivery. Because if CEOs and senior executives get delivery wrong in today's JIT, globally competitive marketplace, they can lose not just the order but the customer. Consequently, effective logistics - delivering the right part, in the right way, at the right time and place - is no longer just a backoffice process, but one that directly affects sales and the bottom line. Towards this end, partnering with the right 3PL provider is key.

The fact is, as products rapidly become commodities amid global competition, product availability and on-time, error-free delivery are increasingly critical factors in making the sale. And correct delivery today often means much more than simply getting a product there. It can require complex logistics and flexible response: from JIT delivery of essential parts across international borders to product consolidation, special kitting, packaging, labeling, and invoicing.

But with the complexity of global supply chains, expense of updating warehouse management systems, and rigorous accounting and inventory oversight brought on by Sarbanes-Oxley, companies are re-evaluating the wisdom of keeping critical supply chain management and customer fulfillment services in-house.

As an alternative, many companies are turning to a new breed of “sophisticated” third party logistics provider 3PL, capable of delivering a flexible supply chain management solution.

These sophisticated 3PLs do far more than just offload, store, and ship product - the routine functions of a standard third party logistics provider. Sophisticated 3PLs partner with a company to transparently protect the performance of its brand, ensuring that customers receive what they ordered, when and how they need it. To achieve this, the 3PL integrates fully with customers at all the touchpoints of shipment, including invoicing, inventory management and reconciliation.

To prevent customer loss by safeguarding critical delivery commitments, sophisticated 3PLs like Kenakore Solutions (www.kenakoresolutions.com) coordinate supply line variations from global, domestic, and regional sources to ensure on-time production and shipment. They consolidate product from multiple sources so customers get a single, complete shipment rather than multiple partial shipments. They accommodate special requests such as kitting, assembly, labeling, packaging, and private branding.

Such sophisticated 3PLs not only enable JIT delivery, system integration, and real-time Internet tracking, but also inventory analysis to maximize a company's fill-rates, inventory turns, and ROI. They do all this and more for a company, so the company doesn't have to make its own ongoing capital investments in logistics, which can run an initial half-million dollars or more for sophisticated 3PL capability.

In today's demanding marketplace, sophisticated 3PLs are seamlessly helping companies uphold their delivery commitments through customer receipt, providing product with all the customer-required extras.

The bottom line for CEOs and senior executives is that a sophisticated 3PL can provide a flexible, cost-effective supply chain management solution. This can effectively eliminate or reduce customer loss due to problems in the supply chain, without continually diverting capital to upgrade in-house logistics systems or train personnel.

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ROI Analysis Moves RFID from Compliance to Corporate Asset

DALLAS – August 15th, 2005 –– Xterprise Incorporated, a leading solutions provider for the “RFID Enabled Supply Chain”, announces the addition of skudynamiX™ to its suite of RFID solutions. skudynamiX™ allows suppliers in the retail value chain to accurately determine which products should be targeted to generate Return on Investment (ROI) from RFID implementation.

(PRWEB) August 17, 2021 -- Xterprise has positioned the new offering for product suppliers with current RFID infrastructure, and suppliers starting to develop RFID solutions. Both can reap the same ROI benefits by using skudynamiX™ , which is empowered by using an application by TrueDemand. TrueDemand is the industry leader in RFID based value generating applications, and recently announced a technology partnership with Xterprise.

Through industry research, Xterprise determined that many suppliers shipping RFID tagged products did not consider ROI or business practices in their rollout plan. The research also shows only a small number of suppliers with current RFID infrastructure are reviewing and using their retailer’s RFID read data. Because of this limited insight, they are not able to use their retailer’s data to create value, delaying the opportunity to improve their supply chain.

“We understand the cost of RFID affects a supplier’s ROI, so we have created skudynamiX™ to allow suppliers to fully utilize their RFID resources and financially improve their supply chain” said Tom Abraham, Director of Solutions at Xterprise. “For customers just starting to define their approach to RFID compliance, we can bring significant value by assisting the selection of products to tag and developing a strategy to get the best ROI from RFID. The combination of our execution and planning solutions will deliver a strategic advantage for suppliers in the retail value chain.”

During the first step of ROI assessment, Xterprise combines use of the TrueDemand application “SKU Analyzer” and Xterprise’s industry leading RFID implementation best practices to provide customers with a roadmap for ROI, focused on value capture. Candidate SKUs are selected and supply chain metrics are reviewed for each SKU to understand if further improvement opportunities are present.

The second step is implementation of TrueDemand applications that provide planning, forecasting and replenishment solutions to generate ROI. Xterprise uses it’s TraX™ retail RFID read analytics application to prepare and present the RFID information to TrueDemand’s demand signaling applications and allow optimized orders and replenishments.

This complete ROI assessment allows a supplier to quantify financial results of changes to their RFID strategy not only for the first year of adoption but also future years. The ROI assessment supports SKU specific decisions such as which items to tag, based on seasonal demand and promotions performance; not just assessments related to the aggressiveness of adoption or RFID.

“Suppliers are starting to go public with information regarding the attractive ROIs they are generating by using the RFID data to better monitor and predict demand of product, some have publicly stated 25% returns,” said Dean Frew, CEO of Xterprise, speaking of firms who have adopted these practices. “We are working with suppliers on maximizing the saleable value of their inventory.”
The company began offering the skudynamiX™ solution to clients in July with pricing based on the number of SKUs to be evaluated and complexity of their merchandising strategy.

About Xterprise - - Xterprise Incorporated develops RFID supply chain solutions and has been chosen by the many of the worlds most respected supply chains and fastest growing companies as an RFID solution provider. Xterprise blends best practices, supply chain processes, material handling, RFID system hardware and application software, enterprise systems integration, data analytics, demand signaling applications and remote solution support. This provides the industry benchmark for system ease of use and lowest cost per case solution in the markets they serve.

Xterprise works with other industry leaders in logistics, RFID, and supply chain management, including Alien Technology, Zebra Technology, Symbol, Apriso, Red Prairie, TrueDemand, DPI and others.

Xterprise is headquartered in Carrollton, TX. For more information, visit www.xterprise.com or call 972-690-9460, ext. 300.

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August 16, 2021

Shelving Concepts Acquires Dixie Shelving, Dura Rack, Expands Into Manufacturing

Shelving Concepts has acquired Houston-based companies Dixie Shelving and Dura Rack.

Houston, TX (PRWEB via PR Web Direct) August 15, 2021 -- Shelving Concepts, a provider of business storage systems for industry and offices, has acquired Houston-based Dixie Shelving, a manufacturer of shelving systems. Shelving Concepts also acquired Dura Rack, which markets a broad range of shelving and racking storage equipment.

Shelving Concepts plans to retain the Dixie Shelving name and fold all manufacturing operations into Shelving Concepts' 44,000 square-foot facilities at 944 Fisher Street in Houston. Coincidentally, Shelving Concepts purchased the Fisher Street facility from Dixie Shelving in 2000.

“The addition of Dixie Shelving is the realization of a long-term goal to add the manufacturing operations of a well-respected and high-quality brand to our portfolio,” said Tom Amoruso, president and CEO of Shelving Concepts. “We have marketed and installed Dixie Shelving since starting this company 18 years ago, so we couldn't be more proud to call Dixie Shelving our own.”

When manufacturing is in full operation, the number of employees at Shelving Concepts is expected to increase by 33 percent.

Dixie Shelving was established in 1958 and has built a national and international clientele for the popular Dixie Shelving line of standard metal shelving.

According to the U.S. Department of Commerce and Bureau of Labor Statistics, the consumption of material handling systems in America exceeds $60 billion per year, with employment topping 300,000 workers. According to the Material Handling Industry of America, continued industrial restructuring and realignment will provide substantial real growth potential for material handling systems providers, helping to keep the industry one of America's largest and fastest growing.

Editor's note: A high-resolution photo is available for download at http://www.keeneypr.com/attachments/files/21/Tom%20Amoruso.jpg

About Shelving Concepts
Founded by Tom Amoruso in 1987, Houston-based Shelving Concepts' storage solutions include industrial metal shelving, warehouse pallet rack, office filing systems, mobile filing and storage systems and cantilever racks. Shelving Concepts designs, manufactures and markets business storage solutions that make a major impact on its customers' operational efficiency and keep industry and offices organized. Get more information at www.shelvingconcepts.com or call 800.474.3531.

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DPK Public Relations
832-467-2904

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LXE Reinforces Its Presence In Asia With The Opening Of Asia Pacific Headquarters In Singapore

LXE Inc., a global developer of rugged wireless computers, advanced auto-ID technologies and secure wireless networks that improve supply chain performance announces today that it has established new Asia Pacific headquarters and regional support center in Singapore. Along with the establishment of the new headquarters, Frans Kok has been appointed General Manager for the Asia Pacific and Middle East region.

ATLANTA, GA (PRWEB) August 15, 2021 – LXE Inc., a global developer of rugged wireless computers, advanced auto-ID technologies and secure wireless networks that improve supply chain performance announces today that it has established new Asia Pacific headquarters and regional support center in Singapore.

Along with the establishment of the new headquarters, Frans Kok has been appointed General Manager for the Asia Pacific and Middle East region. With more than 15 years of sales, management and logistics experience, Mr. Kok was most recently the Sales Director for LXE International.

“There is a strong demand for rugged mobile computing solutions in the Asia Pacific region, particularly in ports, third party logistics companies and manufacturing operations where LXE has a leadership position,” says Kok. “The Asian market is a key ingredient in LXE’s growth plans, and the establishment of new operations in Singapore will allow the proper focus needed to continue our success in the region.”

Jim Childress, president and general manager of LXE adds, “With the addition of the Asia Pacific, and Middle East headquarters in Singapore we are fulfilling our strategic vision of providing our customers with the technology and expertise they need to enable their wireless mobile enterprise anywhere in the world.”

About LXE
LXE Inc. improves supply chain performance by applying over 35 years' experience developing wireless products and solutions. From rugged mobile computers, advanced auto-ID technologies, and secure wireless network infrastructure, to our award-winning customer support – LXE’s easy-to-use products are as reliable as the people who install and support them.

Based in Atlanta, Georgia, LXE is a wholly owned subsidiary of EMS Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ELMG). Its International headquarters is located in Mechelen, Belgium and its Asia Pacific, Middle East headquarters is located in Singapore. For more information, visit our Website at http://www.lxe.com.
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LXE Inc.
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August 12, 2021

Vital Express Finalizes $2 Million Donation to College

The College of the Canyons Foundation and shipping company Vital Express finalized an agreement Aug. 10 that will provide a $2 million donation to the endowment fund for the Vital Express Center for the Performing Arts Center.

Santa Clarita, Calif. (PRWEB via PR Web Direct) Aug. 11, 2005 -- Lisa Boaz, CEO of Vital Express and Kathleen Maloney, Executive Director of the College of the Canyons Foundation, signed an agreement Aug. 10 that will provide a $2 million to the endowment fund for the Vital Express Center for the Performing Arts.

“We are extremely happy and gratified to be finalizing this gift that will benefit future generations of students at College of the Canyons and support the performing arts in this wonderful community,” said Boaz. “Although some people believe this agreement was a long time in coming, the greater good has been served by carefully crafting this first-of-its-kind alliance so that it will stand the test of time and pave the way for future philanthropy.”

The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees voted unanimously on Oct. 13, 2004, to approve the terms of a letter of intent from Vital Express that would permanently change the name of the then-EPIC Center to its current name, the Vital Express Center for the Performing Arts.

“We are thrilled to be the recipient of such a generous gift because it will be used to help us keep the Vital Express Center on the cutting edge of live entertainment in the Santa Clarita Valley,” said Steve Zimmer, president of the College of the Canyons Foundation Board. “More importantly, the endowment will continue giving, year after year, to thousands of students who will learn the skills, crafts and culture involved with performing in this wonderful facility.”

“Lisa and Dan Boaz have made a donation that will change the nature of fund-raising for community colleges in California,” said Dianne Van Hook, superintendent-president of College of the Canyons. “It is going to serve as a challenge to other communities to step up financial support for their local community colleges… this generous gift will establish an endowment for the Center, ensuring that the Vital Express Center for the Performing Arts will remain a premier venue for performances for many years to come.

The official 2005/06 Vital Express Center season will begin Friday, Sept. 16 hosting the Temptations. Sales of season and individual tickets have been brisk. Tickets are available at the Box Office, by phone at (661) 362-5304 and online at: www.VitalExpressCenter.com

Vital Express offers a unique franchise opportunity for people who want to be leaders in the world of logistics, supply chain management and on-demand delivery services. The company leads the way as the premier nationwide, same-day delivery company. It is recognized as a leader in technology, with state-of-the-art equipment, quality vehicles and the best personnel in the business. Vital Express has existing locations in Valencia, Calif., Indianapolis, Ind., Charlotte, N.C., Houston, Texas, San Gabriel Valley, Calif., and now Phoenix-South, Ariz.

For additional franchise information, please contact CEO Lisa Boaz at 661-294-4310 or visit us at www.VitalExpress.com

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August 11, 2021

Commercial Truck Financing Company Launches Online Applications for International® Truck Financing

Commercial Truck Financing, a commercial vehicle leasing firm, has added an online lease application to their website. Approval on a wide variety of commercial truck financing programs can be received within 24 hours.

(PRWEB) August 11, 2021 -- Commercial Truck Financing, a commercial vehicle leasing firm specializing in International® truck financing for local trucking, has added an online lease application to their website. The online applications can be used for any one of the four leasing programs offered by Commercial Truck Financing. Each leasing program also comes with two purchase options.

“There are several reasons why leasing is a good idea,” said Dario Frank, Business Development Consultant at Commercial Truck Financing. “For instance, your working capital cash can be used for financing inventory, receivables, and other business uses, and because your equipment serves as the only collateral for the lease, you don't tie up any other assets. After all, profits come from using the equipment, not owning it.”

Commercial Truck Financing offers a number of innovative lease programs for International® truck financing to fit anyone's needs:

* Easy Start program allows businesses to obtain new or replacement trucks and equipment with very little down and low payments for the first six months.

* Deferred Payment plan defers the first payment for a few months to help the client get up and running with their new equipment.

* Escalating Payment program allows the payment to grow as the business grows.

* Skip Payment program allows the client to skip payments when your business is slow or seasonal.

* Lease programs can also be custom tailored to fit an organization

To apply online or download a free application for International® truck financing, visit Commercial Truck Financing. Lease payments on International® truck financing may be tax deductible

About Commercial Truck Financing
Commercial Truck Financing has been providing equipment leasing and International® truck financing solutions for over 12 years. Their equipment leasing programs can help individuals get up and running with their new trucks or construction equipment quickly, without taking on a significant financial burden.

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How to Hire Someone to Move You Back to College…For Cheap

It's back-to-school time, and college students everywhere are making the move back to college, whether dorm or apartment. Do-it-yourself, back-to-college moves can be time-consuming, and hiring someone else to do it can be expensive. But there's another way to approach the college moving experience – hire a professional who specializes in small moves.

Wayne, PA (PRWEB via PR Web Direct) August 11, 2021 -- It's back-to-school time, and college students everywhere are making the move back to college, whether dorm or apartment. Do-it-yourself, back-to-college moves can be time-consuming, and hiring someone else to do it can be expensive. But there's another way to approach the college moving experience – hire a professional who specializes in small moves. How? Go online for Van Line.

Some nationally known Van Line moving companies have divisions dedicated to small, long distance moves (over 100 miles), particularly ones involving large boxes or furniture items – just what college moving is all about. An online search will turn up many such companies. (Try terms that incorporate phrases like “small moves” or “small furniture moves.”

Van Line moving companies that specialize in small college moves will quote a price to pick up your shipment – usually limited to no more than 10 to 15 items – pack them onto a truck with similar loads from other people in your area who have contacted them, and transport everything to a central terminal. There your shipment will be transferred to another truck bound for your destination region and delivered to your location.

You get top professional moving service for a fraction of the cost that would be charged for a direct move of your items from one place to another – and without the time, hassle or expense of doing it yourself.

If you decide to go online for Van Line, here are five quick tips:

1. Plan ahead. Most Van Line service providers require 1-2 weeks for pickup and 1-2 weeks after that for drop off. Because your items will be going on a truck with other shipments, you'll have to be willing to accommodate their timetable.

2. Make a list. This type of Van Line service requires an exact list of items to be moved, so save time by making your list before you call. (And remember the 10-15 item limit.)

3. Know dimensions and weights. Prices for small moves are usually based on weight. If you don't know the weights yourself, the carrier should be able to estimate weight based on dimensions. They'll also need to know dimensions to calculate how much room to allow on the truck for your items.

4. Save money with boxes. Aggregate your smaller items into boxes, making sure to pack securely. Double-box if possible. It may be cheaper to ship boxes by parcel service – not to mention faster – so consider sending boxes by parcel service and separately shipping your furniture and similarly large, unboxed items by Van Line.

5. Ask about insurance. It's a misconception that movers automatically cover the full value of your items if they are broken or damaged. So ask! Most movers will offer full-value coverage, and it's worth it. It is relatively inexpensive, and accidents do happen.

Want to know more? Go to www.transitsystems.com/college_moving.html

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LXE Inc. Reports Record Revenue for Second Quarter of 2005

LXE Inc., a leading manufacturer of rugged wireless computers that improve the performance of supply-chain execution applications, announced today that it set another quarterly revenue record for second quarter 2005. The second quarter mark extends LXE’s run of record quarters for year-over-year revenues to 11.

ATLANTA (PRWEB) August 11, 2021 -– LXE Inc., a leading manufacturer of rugged wireless computers that improve the performance of supply-chain execution applications, announced today that it set another quarterly revenue record for second quarter 2005. The second quarter mark extends LXE’s run of record quarters for year-over-year revenues to 11.

Driving the record results are continued significant global growth in LXE’s vehicle-mount computer sales, particularly the Windows® CE .NET based VX6 and VX7. Also contributing to the record growth was a 58% increase in year over year sales through LXE’s ParterPassSM partners in the US.

"Growth in our vehicle-mount business continues to accelerate,” says Jim Childress, LXE president and general manager. “Second-quarter sales of our vehicle mounted terminals were up 26% versus first quarter 2005 and 54% versus second quarter 2004.”

Other key events in the second quarter include LXE being named a finalist in the “Best Customer Service Organization” category in the 2005 American Business Awards as well as the achievement of several key milestones in the development of LXE’s RX1 rugged mobile RFID reader including a very positive review of the solution from a leading industry analyst.

About LXE Inc.
LXE Inc. improves supply chain performance by applying over 35 years' experience developing wireless products and solutions. From rugged mobile computers, advanced auto-ID technologies, and wireless network infrastructure, to its award-winning customer support – LXE’s easy-to-use products are as reliable as the people who install and support them.

Based in Norcross, Georgia, LXE also offers a full range of turnkey services, including radio integration, project and installation management, network design, technical support, and repair services. LXE is a wholly-owned subsidiary of EMS Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ELMG), and has offices worldwide. For more information, visit our Website at www.lxe.com.

For more information, please contact:
Mark Dessommes
Public Relations
LXE Inc.
1-770-729-6643

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Fully Recovered From 2003 Tornado, Berkshire Refrigerated Warehousing Goes Live with Headwater’s Delfour SmartEnterprise 2 3PL Software in New State-of-the-Art Facility

Major logistics operator in Chicago now managing more than 6.3 million c.f. of wareshouse space using new state-of-the-art software solution

Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) August 11, 2021 -- When Berkshire Refrigerated Warehousing's public cold storage facility in Chicago's historic Stockyards district was destroyed by a tornado in summer 2003, management made the decision to rebuild at the site and create a state-of-the art physical facility that would operate under a similarly advanced logistics management system.

The new facility, a 5 million cubic foot structure located near 47th and Ashland Avenue, opened in March 2005 with a powerful new software engine, Headwater Technology Solutions Inc.'s Delfour SmartEnterprise 2 third party logistics (3PL) management suite, according to President Ted Gryzwacz and Headwater Senior Vice President Joe E. Couto.

A second site converted to SmartEnterprise 2 in June, a 1,300,000 cubic foot facility in south suburban Posen.

“When customers have suffered disruptions and losses such as our tornado caused, you can't ask them to be guinea pigs while you try to find the right software system,” Gryzwacz said. “We had considered a Smart Enterprise 2 predecessor solution several years earlier, so we were familiar with the company and with its reputation for performance and reliability.”

Berkshire provides refrigerated and freezer storage for food products such as beef, pork, poultry, seafood, bakery goods and vegetables, as well as a comprehensive set of value-added receiving, packaging and distribution services.

The new software replaces a proprietary solution that had been in use for a number of years and which had served the company well, according to Gryzwacz. However, he said, the contemporary requirements of 3PL clientele mandate a 3PL solution with expanded performance, flexibility and productivity features. He shopped four available systems, selecting the SmartEnterprise 2 solution for its advanced capabilities, ease of implementation and proven track record in the field.

The company's SmartEnterprise 2 suite is comprised of the Enterprise Foundation, an integration layer; the RF Voice Foundation, WarehouseLogic logistics management software, the Active Desktop GUI-based single point access and control module, the d'Amigo alert management and reporting tool, and the e-Vista web-based visibility tool, which enables customers to track the movement and status of their inventory in real time. A TradeLink EDI solution establishes direct computer-to-computer communications between Berkshire and EDI-enabled customers.

According to Gryzwacz, SmartEnterprise 2 has enabled Berkshire to streamline operations by converting a significant number of operations that typically use preprinted paper forms to stored electronic form templates. Data is merged with the templates electronically, with the finished documents then generated on plain paper using laser printers. Another example of Berkshire's improved operational control involves the use of the SmartEnterprise 2 alerts capability to remain abreast of carrier delays.

The SmartEnterprise 2 solution runs under the Linux operating system on an Intel-based server, using data from an Oracle database. About a dozen persons in the two locations can access the system simultaneously, as can eight RF stations.

“Berkshire's new public refrigerated warehouse is an important addition to the 3PL community in Chicago and the Midwest,” Couto said. “Headwater feels privileged that the company selected SmartEnterprise 2 as its management platform.”

About Headwater Technology Solutions Inc.:
Headwater Technology Solutions Inc. is a diversified software development and professional services firm with expertise in the SAP, Microsoft and Oracle technology platforms. The company's supply chain consultation and implementation services for Fortune 500-level corporations focus on the SAP and Microsoft platforms, with proficiency in warehouse management systems (WMS), RF and RFID technologies, and materials management systems (MMS). Headwater's highly configurable, Oracle/Java-based Delfour SmartEnterprise 2 solutions enable seamless supply chain planning and execution that leads to smarter and more profitable management of goods by third and fourth party logistics providers (3PL, 4PL). Headwater maintains corporate headquarters in the Toronto suburb of Markham and a regional office in Montreal, marketing its services and solutions internationally. For more information, call 866 306 0999 or visit www.headwaterinc.com.

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August 10, 2021

Smart Move Can Provide Distinct Advantages for Realtors

A Smart Move L.L.C. (www.gosmartmove.com), a moving and storage company, can greatly benefit the real estate industry by providing Smart Vault™ containers that grant the realtor unparalleled flexibility, which will assist realtors in selling homes faster.

Denver, CO (PRWEB) August 6, 2021 -- A Smart Move L.L.C. (www.gosmartmove.com), a moving and storage company, can greatly benefit the real estate industry by providing Smart Vault™ containers that grant the realtor unparalleled flexibility, which will assist realtors in selling homes faster.

Smart Move containers are state-of-the-art designed HDPE (High Density Polyethylene) containers, called the Smart Vault™. Each vault can hold up to 2500 lbs. or 262 cubic feet of loading space, an average 2300 sq foot home can be moved in 5 Smart Vaults. Each vault is equipped with a smart GPS unit, which allows Smart Move to track the container precisely, anywhere in North America. For more information, go to (www.gosmartmove.com). Overnite Transportation a 70 year old trucking company provides logistics services for Smart Move and will deliver the Smart Vaults right to the customer’s door.

Benefits to the Realtor:
To assist the realtor with staging or cleaning up the client’s home for showing, Smart Move can have a Smart Vault(s) ™ delivered right to the house. The Smart Vault(s) ™ can be filled and left, or picked up and taken to a secure warehouse. The client does not have to rent a truck and make trips back and forth to a storage facility.

Because delayed closings or extended move in dates are to be expected, the client can be flexible with pickup and delivery dates as well as storage. Traditional moving companies don’t offer this flexibility.

Smart Move can easily facilitate the splitting of a residence. Divorce, death, or roommates moving apart can create two or more moves from one residence. Smart Vaults™ can be delivered, loaded, and picked up separately and delivered
to different locations locally or in different cities.

Realtors can recommend a safe, secure, less expensive moving alternative. Household goods are moved, stored in safe, GPS-tracked, locked containers, the customers goods cannot be lost, or stolen. Once the goods are loaded and sealed they are never handled again until delivered.

Contact:
Steve Fay
800-963-0204
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Interactivity, Usability, and Customization in BLR's Best-Selling Training CD's Make OSHA Safety Training More Effective

Two of BLR's best-selling safety training products on CD have been improved to add greater interactivity, usability, and customization.

Old Saybrook, CT (PRWEB) August 10, 2021 -- Delivering frequent safety training to workers is the only sure way to keep accidents from happening and the OSHA inspector at bay. But until now the difficulty of finding the time to research and deliver regular safety meetings has kept many managers from following that best safety practice. To make that training job easier, Business & Legal Reports, Inc. (BLR) has totally redesigned its two most popular safety training products – Safety Training Presentations in Microsoft PowerPoint® and Safety Meetings Library.

Safety Training Presentations – 25 complete, ready-to-go PowerPoint® training meetings
The new and improved version of this best-selling CD product now includes interactive exercises to involve trainees in the learning process. Another improvement is that it is now possible to make the training specific to any facility by easily customizing the meetings with photos or text. Safety Training Presentations also includes an easy to follow trainers guide, detailed PowerPoint slides, and reproducible handouts and quizzes.

Safety Meeting Library – New formats and “Training Approaches”
This exhaustive resource on CD features almost 300 complete meetings on every conceivable safety and OSHA topic – from Asbestos to Workers Compensation - and in every popular training format. A new “Choose a Training Approach” feature represents a training breakthrough - for the first time trainers can select training meetings tailored to specialized training needs. “Training Approaches” include: OSHA-mandated, new employee, refresher, comprehensive, and hands-on training meetings. The new and improved product also includes several exciting new training formats - 7 Minute Safety Meetings, Spanish language handouts and quizzes, and PowerPoint meetings.

The newly improved CD products have been made much easier to install and use, and both have been exhaustively reviewed by safety learning experts for improved comprehension and training effectiveness.

BLR is offering free trials of these products at its website, BLR.com. As an introductory gift to safety managers, the firm offers a free download of a complete PowerPoint meeting on Ergonomics safety at http://www.blr.com/81001600/PRS26

About BLR
Based in Old Saybrook, Conn., BLR publishes books, newsletters, and Web products serving professionals in human resources, compensation safety, and environmental management. For a free catalog call 1-800-727-5257 or visit www.BLR.com.

Contacts:
BLR: John Brady
860-510-0100 x159

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August 09, 2021

MobileDataforce® Launches Intercue Publisher 2.0, Enabling Companies to Easily Update Mobile Employees with Electronic Forms

Intercue Publisher ensures consistency across the enterprise by allowing companies to track those who have, and have not, installed the latest updates.

Meridian, Idaho (PRWEB via MobilityNewswire) August 9, 2021 -- MobileDataforce®, the leading provider of rapid application development solutions for mobile environments (RADS-ME), announces the release of Intercue Publisher v. 2.0 to enable companies to automatically distribute new and revised electronic forms on Windows Mobile Pocket PC, Palm OS, and Tablet PC devices, plus Windows XP laptop and desktop computers.

Companies that use handheld devices to collect data in the field experience a common problem: ensuring that a new or revised form is received and used by all employees. If employees are using different variations of the same work order, for instance, or do not have a new work order installed on their handhelds, numerous technical or administrative problems could result. Intercue Publisher solves this problem by automatically publishing all new and edited forms to all subscribed users and creates reports that offer details on the employees who have successfully received and installed the most recent updates.

Intercue Publisher enables companies to target specific devices that have been deployed across the enterprise for each update. With every form that is published, companies have control over which workstations and which mobile devices associated with those workstations will receive the new form.

“We developed Intercue Publisher to help manage the distribution of large numbers of electronic forms to mobile field workers with handheld computers,” says Kevin Benedict, CEO of MobileDataforce. “When you have remote users, many different electronic forms, and different versions of these forms, it is important to have an application like Intercue Publisher to bring order to this process.”

About MobileDataforce

MobileDataforce is a global leader in the development of high performance software solutions for use on mobile handheld computers. Privately held, MobileDataforce was founded in 2000 and its software solutions are sold worldwide through direct and Value Added Reseller (VAR) channels. MobileDataforce's software solutions are primarily targeted for the “hardhat” industries including engineering, utilities, facilities management, heavy construction, and inspection services. For more information, please visit our website at www.mobiledataforce.com.

Media Contact:
Kevin Doel
TalonPR, Inc.
Office 785-273-9660

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America Has Surrendered Its Highways to Al-Qaeda, Consultant Says

The nation's highways are wide open for terrorist attack, according to Terry M. Evans, CEO of Fleet Defender Consulting Services, LLC

(PRWEB) August 9, 2021 -- America's highways are wide open for terrorist attack.
"Given that most terrorist attacks worldwide involve trucks, America is poorly prepared to deal with this likely and impending threat," states CEO Terry M. Evans of Fleet Defender Consulting Services, LLC.

According to CEO Evans, the country has literally surrendered it's highways to terrorists. European allies have long since completed the basics, such has fingerprinting all CDL truck drivers. The Untied States, on the other hand, has done little to protect the country from such an obvious threat.

"The government has justly provided millions to fund the Highway Watch Program, an excellent awareness training program, yet we have no idea who we are actually providing the training to." reports CEO Evans. "We essentially have placed the cart before the horse."

Today, given our lack of even the simplest security screening, it would be incredibly easy for terrorists to gain legal access to tractor trailers and cripple the nation's highways along with our economy. "What measures do we have in place today that would stop a terrorist from obtaining a CDL license?" asks Mr. Evans.

"The reality is that we have little in place to protect ourselves from the inevitable threat of terrorism using trucks," claims CEO Evans. For more information or to lend assistance with this serious threat, visit www.fleetdefender.com.

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World’s Leading Manufacturer of Water-Activated Tape Dispensers Wins Quality Improvement Award for its E-Z Pull Tab Tape That Protects the Safety of Workers and Consumers

Better Packages was recently awarded a "Silver Connecticut Quality Improvement Innovation Prize" for one of its latest innovations, BP E-Z Pull Tab® Packaging Tape for use with case sealers as well as automatic and manual tape dispensers. The packing tape employs a unique, patented tear strip, which eliminates the need for dangerous box cutters or sharp implements to open sealed cartons.

Shelton, CT (PRWEB) August 9, 2021 -- Better Packages—the number-one trusted name in water-activated tape dispensers and carton sealers for over 85 years—was recently awarded a "Silver CQIA Innovation Price" for one of its latest innovations, BP E-Z Pull Tab® Tape for use with case sealers as well as automatic and manual tape dispensers.

The CQIA (Connecticut Quality Improvement Award Partnership, Inc.) acknowledges Connecticut companies for producing innovative products and services. Better Packages’ BP E-Z Pull Tab Packaging Tape has been recognized by the partnership as a product that can improve lives by increasing safety in the working community and among consumers. The packing tape employs a unique, patented tear strip, which eliminates the need for dangerous box cutters or sharp implements to open sealed cartons.

BP E-Z Pull Tab Tape was designed to:

* Protect workers in settings such as receiving areas, warehouses and grocery stores from being cut while opening boxes with box cutters, knives or razor blades.

* Create an easy and safe method for customers to open the parcels they receive, whether catalog orders, confidential documents or boxed checks.

* Reduce excessive product damage and lost revenue from box cutters and sharp implements typically used to open packages.

Philip White, president and CEO, said, "At Better Packages, we’re focused on providing solutions that enable our customers to create packaging that’s simple, safe and secure. Not only is it important to protect what’s inside the box from damage, tampering or theft, it’s also critical to go a step further and think outside the box to protect the safety of workers and consumers. By design, BP E-Z Pull Tab Tape is a simple, cost-effective means to achieve both those objectives."

BP E-Z Pull Tab Tape, as well as a full line of tape dispensers and case sealers, will be on display in the Better Packages booth N8515 at PackExpo in Las Vegas, September 26 to 28.

For more information on Better Packages products and BP E-Pull Tab Tape, visit www.BetterPackages.com.

About Better Packages
Better Packages, based in Shelton, Connecticut, is the world’s leading manufacturer of water-activated tape dispensers used for carton sealing. Its products, including tape dispensers, case sealers, water-activated and pressure-sensitive tape, an on-demand poly-bag making machine, poly tubing and many accessories, are sold and serviced in the United States and in 20 countries worldwide. Its systems are used whenever security, strength, efficiency, productivity and a professional image are needed. Founded in 1917, the company has been headquartered in Shelton, Connecticut, since 1924. For more information, please visit www.BetterPackages.com. Please contact Cathy Kurzbacher at 203.926.3721 with any questions regarding this release.

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Tracking Containers Becomes Easier and More cost-effective with Horizon Trucking Software

Melton Technologies (http://www.mtihorizon.com) announced today the latest version of Container Tracking for the Horizon family of Windows-based trucking software products. The add-on software allows trucking companies to better serve the inter-modal freight industry, focusing on tracking where individual containers are and how much they are costing companies through detention.

(PRWEB) August 9, 2021 -- Melton Technologies (http://www.mtihorizon.com) announced today the immediate availability of Container Tracking for the Horizon family of Windows-based trucking software products. The add-on software allows trucking companies to better serve the inter-modal freight industry, focusing on tracking where individual containers are and how much they are costing companies through detention.

MTI's Horizon product line is well known for its various add-on services that further enhance the functionality of the fleet management solution for specific niches of the trucking industry. The Container Tracking service addresses the dispatching and billing needs for intermodal carriers.

"With this module, tracking containers and the costs associated with them is like tracking your tractors and trailers," explained Chuck Melton, President of MTI. "Whether containers are from ship, rail or another source, Horizon tracks all aspects of the container, so companies can provide accurate reports for their partners."

The software also addresses the re-use of existing containers. When a container number is entered, Horizon checks to see if it has ever been used, pulling from its history of past container-based shipments. The feature allows companies to reduce data entry for the details on the containers.

The Container Tracking add-on also deals with the reality of detention charges, tracking daily charges based on free dates and grace periods for the individual shipping lines or partners.

"Every shipping line has different charges and free periods, "
explained Scott Gresham, Regional Sales Manager for MTI. "The Horizon Container Tracking solution lets companies set up their own individual schedules for holidays, hourly or daily charges and notifies dispatchers as soon as containers are close to incurring those charges, helping them reduce costs."

Container Tracking information may be directly customized in the Horizon software and included in ExecView, MTI's popular performance management system. Notifications about pending detention and status of containers may then be sent via email to customers and managers as changes occur.

Melton Technologies (MTI) has been a provider of transportation software since 1984, helping trucking companies manage a combined total of over 10,000 trucks nationwide. More information about MTI may be found on their web site at http://www.mtihorizon.com.

Contact:
Melody Latimer
336-659-0815
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Employers Are Hiring Good Candidates, Not Good Employees--Robert A. Cameron & Associates Examines Why

Employer’s often use the wrong criteria to evaluate a job candidate. A survey showed the attributes of a good candidate aren’t the same as a top employee. Robert A. Cameron & Associates examines the problem and how to do a more effective job of pre employment testing.

(PRWEB) August 9, 2021 -- Robert A. Cameron & Associates examines the question “Do you want to select top candidates or top employees?” The answer would seem obvious but a surprising number of manager’s perform very poorly in this critical task.

Peter Drucker, one of America’s leading management gurus has examined this and says, "Executives spend more time on managing people and people decisions than on anything else, and they should. No other decisions are so long-lasting in their consequences or so difficult to unmake and yet, by and large, executives make poor promotion and staffing decisions. By all accounts, their batting average is no better than .333. At most one-third of such decisions turn out right; one-third are minimally effective and one-third are outright failures. In no other area of management would we put up with such miserable performance.”

Hiring expert Robert Cameron reports, “I see the pattern of poor hiring far more than what would seem logical. In fact I am frequently flabbergasted by the poor hiring practices I have observed.” He found some interesting facts that can cause this behavior. Research suggests the answer may be a missed point of focus. We are trying to find and hire top candidates rather than top employees. They are not the same.

In conversations with recruiters and employers across Canada, Tom Brennan compiled this list of the characteristics of top candidates and top employees:

Top candidates characteristics
• Good Résumé
• Good Skills
• On time for interview
• Prepared for interview
• Good communicator
• Enthusiastic
• Great first impression
• Aggressive jobseeker
• Interested in you
• Interested in company
• Good follow up

Top employees characteristics
• Highly motivated to work
• Competent
• Do More than required
• Do not make excuses
• Anticipate problems
• Solve problems
• Take initiative
• Learn quickly
• Committed
• Focused
• Consistent
• Poised and confident
• Strong team player

Clearly the criteria of a top candidate are different from a top employee. While both lists are critical, an employer needs an objective tool to bridge the gap and provide information to select the best employee. That tool is a validated pre employment employee assessment, modeled off their top performers. This will help you hire the best employees who fit the job as compared to hiring the best candidates.

For more information on this critical business issue and the employee assessments to handle it, contact Robert A. Cameron & Associates, Weston FL, a Strategic Business Partner of Profiles International. Mr. Cameron works with employers to help them increase the effectiveness of their employee selection, hiring and development, and improve their company’s productivity and profitability. They can be reached at 954-385-8701 or visit their Website at www.racameron.com.

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Lorton Data Now Offers LACSLink™ Directly to Mail Users in Advertising, Markeing, Mailing, Printing and Other Industries

Lorton Data announced today that it can directly offer its customers the U.S. Postal Service (USPS®) LACSLink product after being certified by the USPS. LACSLink (the 911 Address Conversion Matching Tool) enables Lorton Data to provide a new address when an address has been updated for the 911 conversion program.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN August 11, 2021 -– Lorton Data announced today that it can directly offer its customers the U.S. Postal Service (USPS®) LACSLink product after being certified by the USPS. LACSLink (the 911 Address Conversion Matching Tool) enables Lorton Data to provide a new address when an address has been updated for the 911 conversion program. Since the mid 1980s, municipalities have been converting rural route-style addresses to city-style street names across America for implementation of 911 emergency response systems. The USPS originally developed LACS to facilitate the conversion process within postal operations, while also providing cost savings for businesses that rely on an accurate list for their database marketing needs. Benefits of using LACSLink include:

Increased deliverability
Timely delivery of mail piece
Potential for greater response rates
Reduced mailing costs

“Lorton Data is pleased to offer our customers the benefits of LACSLink service for a comprehensive change-of-address system.” says Pamela Corbeille-Lepel, Director Marketing Communications for Lorton Data. “LACSLink is replacing LACS and can be included in ZIP + 4® processing alone, or run with NCOALink™. We know customers will appreciate this essential mail processing tool now offered by Lorton Data.”

The new LACSLink certification will extend Lorton Data’s leadership edge and history with the USPS. For over 15 years, Lorton Data partnered with licensees to bring NCOA to small and mid-market companies and is one of only 17 Full Service licensees nationwide for Full Service NCOALink. Full Service NCOALink licensees provide the most recent 48 months of address change information. The new LACSLink is a natural progression between the company and the USPS.

About LACSLink
Today, the new LACSLink service gives users the ability to make address corrections to their database, prior to mailing, with an automated method of obtaining new address information when a 911 conversion has occurred. Currently, there are 5.5 million conversions in the database, with 400,000 address conversions added in fiscal year 2004.

About NCOALink
NCOALink processing is a method by which mailing lists are updated with information from permanent address changes filed by USPS customers. NCOALink utilizes a new secure data storage technology to further protect the privacy of consumers who file a change of address with the USPS.

About Lorton Data
Founded in 1989, Lorton Data is a leading provider of direct marketing database services. Lorton Data offers solutions to build and maintain one-to-one customer and member relationships. These solutions include processing services, database marketing solutions, and access to the industry's most accurate and comprehensive marketing information databases.

Lorton Data serves small and mid-market companies in all industries, non-profit organizations, government agencies and educational institutions. Customers use Lorton Data’s services and products to increase the effectiveness and reduce the cost of their direct marketing, fund raising, and other communication efforts. Lorton Data is located at 2125 East Hennepin Avenue, Suite 200, Minneapolis, MN 55413. Lorton Data can be contacted at (612) 362-0200.

For more information contact Pamela Corbeille-Lepel, Director Marketing Communications, e-mail protected from spam bots.

Lorton Data is a non-exclusive Full Service Provider licensee of the United States Postal Service. The prices for NCOALink™ & LACSLink are not established, controlled or approved by the United States Postal Service®. The following trademarks & registrations are owned by the USPS®: ZIP + 4, NCOALink, LACSLink, U.S. Postal Service and USPS.

Visit Lorton Data online at www.lortondata.com.

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Carpe Diem Announces the Second International Engine and Condition Monitoring Conference

Engine and Condition Monitoring Conference will take place on 12th October 2005 at 99 City Road, London.

(PRWEB via PR Web Direct) August 8, 2021 -- Carpe Diem announces the second international Engine and Condition Monitoring (ECM) Conference, to take place at Inmarsat Conference Centre, 99 City Road, London, on the 12th October 2005.

Sponsored by The Norwegian Shipping IT Managers Association (Marintek) and Inmarsat, ECM 2005 is an exceptional opportunity for all involved in Engine and Condition Monitoring to learn from the world’s leading experts and discover the future of maritime remote monitoring systems.

Engine and Condition Monitoring (ECM) has had widespread acceptance in a number of industries. Elements of remote monitoring are becoming more commonplace, but there are some unique issues that have and still need to be addressed before widespread acceptance in the marine environment. Through real life case studies ECM 2005 will highlight the current technologies and discuss how these are being used in current marine environments and discuss their future influence on common practice.

This unique knowledge-sharing event is supported by Inmarsat and the Norwegian Shipping IT Managers Association Marintek whose members include Bergesen, Barber Ship Management, Odfjell, Teekay and DNV. During the discussions senior representatives from ship engine manufacturers, automation and control companies, refrigeration cargo monitoring companies, refrigeration cargo transport, and shipping companies will discuss the possibilities, benefits and business opportunities of remote monitoring or engines, fuel consumption and cargo.

With key contributions and best practice case studies from Rolls Royce, VShips, Stena Line, Swantech, Inmarsat, Servowatch, Lloyds Register, Marintek members, delegates will hear presentations by leading experts, uncovering state of the art technologies and the latest academic research. Seats should be booked early to join this opportunity to network with like-minded professionals, share ideas and find solutions to remote engine and condition monitoring problems.

Full details and registration forms can be found at http://www.cdscs.co.uk/ECM2005.htm

Prices are £400 for full day programme, including lunch. For all Inmarsat partners there is a 10% discount. For employees of shipping companies the cost is £200. For delegates booking before 12th September a 10% discount applies. Marintek members are invited free of charge.

All enquiries to be made to Minerva Alvarez at:
Minerva @ cdscs.co.uk
Tel +441234 756 016

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August 08, 2021

LXE to Comply with EU’s RoHS and WEEE Directives

LXE will comply with EU’s RoHS and WEEE directives.

Atlanta (PRWEB) August 8, 2021 -- LXE Inc. said today it will comply with the European Union's (EU) Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (RoHS) directive by the July 6, 2021 deadline, and will meet the requirements of the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) legislation in each member state.

The RoHS directive provides that electrical and electronic equipment sold in the EU after July 6, 2006, cannot contain lead, mercury, cadmium, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyls (PBB) or polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE).

LXE will begin shipping RoHS-compliant products into the EU by the second quarter of 2006. All products sold in the European Union will be compliant by the July 6, 2021 deadline.

The primary objectives of the WEEE Directive are the prevention of waste electrical and electronic equipment, and the promotion of the reuse and recycling of electronic wastes. The WEEE directive requires that electronic manufacturers selling in EU countries label their equipment as recyclable, and that they provide and fund a means to recycle the equipment. The WEEE directive takes effect on August 13, 2005, and targets for recycling must be met by as early as December 2006.

LXE will be compliant with the components of the directive that take effect in August. LXE is developing the plans to comply with the complete requirements of the directive by the deadlines of each member state.

"LXE has always placed a high priority on waste minimization, recycling and reuse programs, and pollution prevention,” says Philippe Bechet, LXE vice president, LXE International. “All of LXE’s products will eventually be RoHS compliant, including those sold outside of the European Union."

About LXE Inc.
LXE Inc. improves supply chain performance by applying over 35 years' experience developing wireless products and solutions. From rugged mobile computers, RFID technologies, and secure wireless network infrastructure, to our award-winning customer support – LXE’s easy-to-use products are as reliable as the people who install and support them.

Based in Norcross, Georgia, LXE also offers a full range of turnkey services, including radio integration, project and installation management, network design, technical support, and repair services. LXE is a wholly-owned subsidiary of EMS Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ELMG), and has offices worldwide. For more information, visit our Website at http://www.lxe.com.

For more information, please contact:
Mark Dessommes
Public Relations
LXE Inc.
1-770-729-6643

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New RFID Center Shows Customers How Solutions Lead to Business Value

DALLAS (PRWEB) August 8, 2021 -- Xterprise Incorporated, the leading solutions provider for the “RFID Enabled Supply Chain,” announces its new, custom-designed headquarters, where the company recently hosted a multiday open house for customers.

More than an expanded headquarters, the facility is home to a 6,000 square foot state-of-the-art RFID Solution Center. The center gives Xterprise an operational warehouse/manufacturing environment to showcase its complete suite of solutions that it has deployed around the globe.

The growing list of Xterprise solutions serve the needs of many markets: retail, supply chain visibility, food and pharmaceutical cold chain (temperature tracking) and asset management.

On display in the Solutions Center is the company’s suite of retail RFID solutions, XARM™ (1000, 2000, 3000 and 4000). The product line addresses a spectrum of customer needs, from the most basic low volume application to the more complex, higher volume in-line production manufacturing application.

Xterprise’s inventory visibility, cold chain and asset management solution, TraX™, addresses an even wider range of supply chains. The company has deployed TraX™ for high tech/electronics, food and pharmaceutical cold chain and reusable asset management in North America, Asia, and Europe.

“Existing and prospective customers are excited to see new RFID business solutions that are an essential part of the roadmap to an ROI,” said Steve Hall, Senior Vice President Sales at Xterprise. “Our team has and is deploying RFID solutions for some of the most respected and largest supply chains in the world. The open house gave us a chance to showcase these solutions. The response was so strong; we will host another customer open house August 31st and September 1st.”

“Our first solution center opened 24 months ago. Then, we focused on RFID basics; tag and reader analysis, product testing and basic RFID training. Now, in response to the market demand to see pragmatic business solutions in an environment that emulates real supply chains, we have designed this facility to show customers the spectrum from tag engineering to generating an ROI,” said Dan Ahearn, Vice President of Solution Services at Xterprise.

One measure of Xterprise’s market leadership is co-sponsorship of the facility from leading RFID technology providers. Sponsors includes: Alien Technology, Zebra Technology, Symbol, Apriso, Red Prairie, TrueDemand, DPI and others.

Xterprise brings together a unique blend of partnerships and pragmatic logistics know how. “There are so many touch points and interfaces between Systems, Machines and Humans in an effective solution; you must manage exceptions as a normal reality. We have invested in designing around these nuances while being able to meet production standards and manage the pre and post shipment RFID data efficiently that enable the business value. We have performed extensive research on the total cost and benefits of RFID infrastructure solutions, including labor, support, infrastructure, scalability and we’ve found infrastructure is only half of the story,” added Ahearn. “The value of RFID comes from having solutions that can use information created across multi-party RFID enabled supply chains to better respond to the market’s real demand for products ... leading to a positive ROI.”

About Xterprise:

Xterprise Incorporated develops RFID supply chain solutions and has been chosen by the many of the worlds most respected supply chains and fastest growing companies as an RFID solution provider. Xterprise blends best practices, supply chain processes, material handling, RFID system hardware and application software, enterprise systems integration, data analytics, demand signaling applications and remote solution support. This provides the industry benchmark for system ease of use and lowest cost per case solution in the markets they serve.

Xterprise is headquartered in Carrollton, TX. For more information, visit www.xterprise.com or call 972-690-9460, ext. 300.

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Independent Research Ranks Lynk Software’s Everest Best in Class for Meeting Requirements

Everest Customer Service Software developed by Lynk Software, Inc. has received excellent reviews from customers interviewed by independent research firm.

Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) August 8, 2021 -- Everest: Customer Focused Quality, a customer service software package developed by Lynk Software has received “Best in Class” for meeting requirements. It also received “Well above Average” reviews for service and support in an independent survey. The survey was produced by InfoTech Research, an independent research company who talked to users of customer service software.

Food processing quality and citizen complaint tracking are two segments where tracking customer feedback is growing in importance. Many organizations are choosing EVEREST to track and manage customer communication because EVEREST is designed with inherent flexibility. Organizations with highly specialized tracking needs find that the software easily meets their specific requirements because it has a very flexible setup menu.

“Lynk has always had a strong commitment to service,” said Roy Kingsley, president of Lynk Software, Inc. “In today’s global economy it is more important than ever to really connect with your customers and understand what their experience is with your product or service. EVEREST provides this connection.”

Perhaps part of the reason that Lynk Software’s customers are so satisfied is that Lynk themselves use EVEREST to document customer calls and manage communication so that nothing falls through the cracks.

Everest: Customer Focused Quality is designed for customer complaint tracking and complaint handling. A variety of industries utilize Everest as customer service software and as an internal tool for quality improvement.

Click on http://www.lynksoftware.com/target.htm?http://www.knowledgestorm.com/search/viewabstract/72197 to view the survey.

About Us

Lynk Software is an industry leader in the field of customer complaint management and customer service software. Their flagship product: EVEREST: Customer Focused Quality is used by some of the nation’s largest organizations. Lynk Software was founded in 1970 and has been on the cutting edge of business software development. For more information on Lynk Software and EVEREST, visit www.lynksoftware.com or call 480.998.1933.

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Diamond Phoenix Awarded Contract for Largest Horizontal Carousel System Ever Built

Diamond Phoenix today announced the award of a multi-million dollar contract by a major e-commerce retailer. The retailer, selling footwear, apparel and accessories, has selected Diamond Phoenix to design and integrate an order fulfillment system that includes the largest horizontal carousel system ever built, measured by cubic feet of storage space.

(PRWEB) August 7, 2021 -- Diamond Phoenix today announced the award of a multi-million dollar contract by a major e-commerce retailer. The retailer, selling footwear, apparel and accessories, has selected Diamond Phoenix to design and integrate an order fulfillment system that includes the largest horizontal carousel system ever built, measured by cubic feet of storage space.

The system is made up of 120 carousels, each with 6,300 cubic feet of storage, for a total of 756,000 cubic feet of storage for the entire system. The retailer’s main goal was to control fulfillment costs in a direct-to-consumer environment with literally tens of thousands of orders per day. Because the cost per unit shipped is expected to be reduced significantly, the new system will allow the retailer to react to dramatically increasing volumes without increasing the cost of fulfillment.

The system is expected to be operational in the first half of 2006. Key to its success is a series of major innovations across all elements of the carousel system - mechanics, controls and software. “We believe the innovations developed for this application set the stage for implementing carousel technology, easily and cost effectively, in a variety of new industries, including apparel and footwear. The cost per cubic foot of storage has been reduced by up to 40%, allowing productivity increases to significantly improve ROI for our clients,” states Tom Coyne, CEO of Diamond Phoenix.

Diamond Phoenix is a leader in material handling systems, with a superior design and integration team, advanced software solutions like the DiamondWare Warehouse Execution System WES 3.0, and a full suite of technologies including the POWERdepot Vertical Carousel, SMARTdepot Vertical Lift Module, DirectPick Paperless Picking Systems and Diamond Horizontal Carousels. Diamond Phoenix is headquartered in Lewiston, Maine with offices in Philadelphia, PA, Charlotte, NC, Grand Rapids, MI, Los Angeles, CA, Cincinnati, OH, Cleveland, OH, and London, England. For more information about Diamond Phoenix products and services, please visit www.diamondphoenix.com.

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August 05, 2021

LXE Names Miles Data Technologies an Elite PartnerPass Member

LXE names Miles Data Technologies an Elite PartnerPass member.

ATLANTA, GA (PRWEB) August 5, 2021 -– LXE Inc., a leading manufacturer of rugged wireless computers that improve the performance of supply-chain execution applications, announced today that Miles Data Technologies (Milwaukee, Wis.) is now an Elite PartnerPass member.

“LXE is extremely proud to have Miles Data Technologies join our Elite PartnerPass Program,” says Brad Johnson, LXE vice president of channel sales. “We are continually looking for the most influential channel partners who drive new opportunities in new markets. Miles Data has demonstrated the ability to quickly recognize opportunities that are a fit for both LXE and their service offerings.”

PartnerPass is a program designed by both LXE and its Partners to be simple, collaborative, and effective in helping LXE’s Partners grow their business by selling LXE's rugged mobile computing solutions. The award-winning PartnerPass Program supports its members by focusing on support in key areas, such as certification and training, and pre-sales and post-sales support.

As an Elite PartnerPass member, Miles Data Technologies will enjoy many benefits, including lead-generation campaigns, increased sales and marketing support, and a seat on the LXE Elite VAR Council.

“We are very pleased to have achieved this level of recognition within LXE,” says Robert Ladd, president of Miles Data Technologies. “We continually evaluate our supplier partners to ensure our customers receive innovative and reliable solutions with the best technology available. LXE is known for its rugged and reliable wireless products, all backed by award-winning service and support."

About LXE Inc.
LXE Inc. improves supply chain performance by applying over 35 years' experience developing wireless products and solutions. From rugged mobile computers, advanced auto-ID technologies, and secure wireless network infrastructure, to our award-winning customer support – LXE’s easy-to-use products are as reliable as the people who install and support them.

Based in Norcross, Georgia, LXE also offers a full range of turnkey services, including radio integration, project and installation management, network design, technical support, and repair services. LXE is a wholly-owned subsidiary of EMS Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ELMG), and has offices worldwide. For more information, visit our Website at http://www.lxe.com.

About Miles Data Technologies, LLC
Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis, Miles Data Technologies provides solutions to customers throughout North America though the use of bar code and RFID technologies. Their services include system design, installation, and warranty repair service for data collection, labeling, and printing applications. While assisting clients throughout the manufacturing, warehousing and distribution process, Miles Data Technologies’ products and services help increase productivity, achieve compliance and enhance strategic advantage. Miles Data Technologies is privately held, with offices in Milwaukee and Appleton, Wisconsin. For more information, visit www.milesdata.com.

For more information, please contact:
Todd Baillie
Channel Marketing Manager
LXE Inc.
1-770-447-4224
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Power Freight Systems Expands to Southern California

Power Freight Systems expands operations, announces new Orange County, California logistics, warehousing and shipping center.

(PRWEB) August 4, 2021 -- Power Freight Systems, a leading third party logistics provider (3PL), today announced the opening of a Long Beach/Orange County logistics, warehousing, and forwarding office.

Addressing the growing global supply chain management requirements of companies headquartered within the Southern California region, Power Freight offers a complete suite of customized end-to-end logistics management services not currently available within the region.

"We are delivering on our commitment to bring the latest in technological advances and expanded supply chain management and forwarding services to companies in Southern California and continuing nationwide," said Malcom Winspear, Power Freight CEO. "Power Freight offers the most sophisticated services our industry provides. By aggressively expanding the number of Power Freight facilities, we are able to bring the benefits and resources to new companies and geographic areas that our existing customers have come to expect and rely on."

The Southern California region will be managed by Mark Woltmann, a veteran of the logistics/transportation industry. Prior to joining Power Freight, Woltmann managed business development for multi-national customers at DHL Danzas, where he provided global logistic solutions to top tier organizations. He was also a district sales manager for the International Freight Division of Airborne Express. Woltmann is a graduate of Iowa State University.

About Power Freight Systems
Specializing in time-sensitive logistics, Power Freight harnesses the power of state-of-the-art technology and delivers customized solutions featuring maximum reliability and the highest-levels of information access. The company serves high-tech companies in the telecommunications, semiconductor, and medical equipment sectors.

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August 04, 2021

Most Environmental Pros at Enviro.BLR.com Feel Their Emergency Planning is not up to Snuff

With the hurricane season here and less than a year after the deadly tsunamis in Asia, it is surprising that a majority of EHS professionals in a recent Enviro.BLR.com poll feel that their facilities’ emergency planning is not ready to handle a natural disaster

Old Saybrook, CT (PRWEB) August 4, 2021 -- In the midst of an active hurricane season and less than a year after the deadly tsunamis in Asia, a majority of EHS professionals feel that their facilities' emergency planning is not ready to handle a natural disaster, according to an online poll conducted by Enviro.BLR.com.

Fifty-six percent of respondents said “no” when posed the question “Do you think your facility is prepared for a natural disaster?” The poll was conducted July 14 to July 20 and had 151 participants.

“It is somewhat alarming to learn that there are so many facilities that don't have viable emergency response plans,” said Steve Quilliam, managing editor of Enviro.BLR.com, a website from Business & Legal Reports, Inc. (BLR). “Considering that such planning is required under multiple environmental and occupational safety and health regulations, and that there have been so news stories highlighting the need lately, these results are disappointing.”

Enviro. BLR.com's team of environmental compliance editors recommends that, at a minimum, facilities take the following steps:

* Identify vital records and create a backup for storage in a safe place.
* Train employees on what to do in the event of a disaster.
* Compile and make employees aware of a list of emergency telephone numbers.
* Inventory and repair all disaster response equipment.
* Identify emergency power requirements, and purchase a generator, if necessary.
* Determine computer requirements for employees who must maintain operations during a disaster.
* Verify that communications equipment is operational.
* Collect, label, and store emergency supplies.
* Ensure that your facility is in compliance with any legal or regulatory requirements (e.g., Resource Conservation and Recovery Act or OSHA regulations).

Copies of all EPA and OSHA emergency response regulation are available at Enviro.BLR.com. To help in the development of a disaster response plan, BLR is providing a free copy of its feature article “Emergencies: Readiness Makes a Difference” at the following link: http://www.blr.com/80502500/PRS38

About BLR:
Old Saybrook, Conn.-based BLR produces plain-English compliance and training resources for environmental, safety, HR, and compensation managers. For more information, call 800-727-5257 or visit www.BLR.com.

Contact:
Safety.BLR.com Managing Editor Steve Quilliam, 860-510-0100, ext. 2148

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August 03, 2021

TriActive America Announces Successful Major Sale to Hilton Hotel in Florida

The nation’s leading outdoor fitness equipment company, TriActive America, sells 15 pieces of apparatus and 2 show boards to one of the world’s largest hotel conglomerates.

San Luis Obispo, CA (PRWEB) August 3, 2021 -- TriActive America --http://www.triactiveamerica.com -- the nation’s leading outdoor fitness equipment company, announced today the successful sale of 15 pieces of equipment and 2 show boards to the Hilton Grand Vacations Club at Sea World International Center in Orlando, Florida.

“The Hilton hotels are renowned as one of the world’s finest places to stay, and this sale symbolizes the way in which the quality and value of our equipment has become known both nationally and internationally,” said CEO James P. Sargen.

The Hilton hotel’s new TriActive America fitness trail includes cardiovascular fitness stations (for example, the TriActive Air Walker and Rower), strength-training equipment (such as the TriActive push-up bars and leg press), flexibility areas (as exemplified by the TriActive back stretch and back extension machines), and a balance component (including the TriActive Jump Bars). The Hilton also installed show boards at the start and end of the TriActive Fitness Trail, which circles a man-made lake that is part of the hotel’s property.

“I think that the Hilton’s desire to invest in their guests’ fitness is part of a new wave of enthusiasm about the physical, mental, and spiritual benefits of daily exercise,” Sargen noted. “I started TriActive America with the intention of creating not just a company but a fitness catalyst and sparkplug, and I’m encouraged by the fact that the TriActive America equipment is now installed in almost every state in the nation, as well as overseas.”

About TriActive America
Headquartered in San Luis Obispo, Calif., TriActive America specializes in providing outdoor fitness equipment for all ages and levels of fitness. For example, a resort, community, or townhouse association might want to design a walking trail or fitness trail around the grounds, with fitness stations placed at strategic areas on the trail. These fitness stations contain signs explaining how to use the equipment and a piece of equipment, ranging from cardiovascular to strength-training apparatus. A city park could create a "fitness zone" with the equipment, in contrast, and a university might want to set up a fitness area or fitness challenge course for their staff and students as well. In addition, many homeowners have incorporated exercise into their daily lives by installing TriActive America exercise equipment in their backyards.

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August 02, 2021

MobileDataforce® Launches PointSync® 2.0, Enabling Rapid Creation & Deployment of Mobile Applications

PointSync offers an enterprise-class system for using handheld computers in field data collection and wireless database queries.

Meridian, Idaho (PRWEB via MobilityNewswire) August 2, 2021 -- MobileDataforce®, the leading provider of rapid application development solutions for mobile environments (RADS-ME), announced today the launch of PointSync® 2.0, a complete system for building and deploying advanced applications on mobile devices. With PointSync, organizations with or without in-house programmers can quickly and easily create customized mobile forms software for field data collection and database queries.

PointSync provides enterprises, government agencies and integrators the ability to rapidly develop and deploy mobility projects of all kinds. It is designed for use in a range of industries, such as environmental engineering, utilities, facilities management, field service, logistics, heavy construction and inventory control.

"Datavision has software solutions that meet the unique needs of Irrigation and Water Utility Districts," says Bill Christiansen, CEO of Datavision. "A vital component of our solution is the mobile handheld application used by field Ditch Riders to monitor and change water flows per customer requirements, and to report important field conditions. We selected MobileDataforce’s PointSync because of its extensive feature set, rapid application development environment, flexibility and cost effectiveness."

PointSync makes it faster and more affordable to go from concept to deployment regardless of the user's programming skills. While advanced application logic capabilities are available, PointSync enables anyone -- regardless of technical knowledge -- to rapidly build high-performance mobile applications with full two-way database synchronization from the mobile handheld computer to the enterprise.

Not only is PointSync useful in creating and deploying mobile applications, but it also makes data collection and synchronization more efficient for field employees entering data on Windows Mobile handheld devices. Users can manually enter text or numbers in form fields, scan barcodes, or perform thorough record searches and database queries.

While other mobile application toolkits may facilitate the development of a component of the total system needed for collecting data in the field and synchronizing it with the enterprise database, PointSync is a complete, flexible solution for transferring data to and from the field. It is also priced affordably; enabling organizations of all sizes to equip mobile workers with powerful handheld data collection tools while eliminating the need to re-enter data collected on a paper form into the computer when they return to the office.

"PointSync allows companies to rapidly develop and publish mobile handheld computer applications that connect to their enterprise databases," says Kevin Benedict, CEO of MobileDataforce. "This system enables mobile workers to access the same databases and information as colleagues in the office. The ability to collect data and access information via handheld computers while in the field, provides a level of efficiency unavailable until now."

About MobileDataforce
MobileDataforce is a global leader in the development of high performance software solutions for use on mobile handheld computers. Privately held, MobileDataforce was founded in 2000 and its software solutions are sold worldwide through direct and Value Added Reseller (VAR) channels. MobileDataforce’s software solutions are primarily targeted for the "hardhat" industries including engineering, utilities, facilities management, heavy construction, and inspection services. For more information, please visit our website at www.mobiledataforce.com.

Media Contact:
Kevin Doel
TalonPR, Inc.
Office 785-273-9660

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Pragmaxis LLC Announces Unique Management Consulting Services to Help Companies Harness Innovation to Achieve “Ownable Distinction” in Their Products and Services

Specialized consulting services enable companies to become more nimble, avoid commoditization, and achieve strong competitive positions in their markets.

Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 2, 2021 -- Pragmaxis LLC announced today that it has developed an integrated set of consulting and implementation services that help client companies become more innovative and establish breakthrough practices that produce enhanced organizational creativity, intelligent risk-taking, and superior business performance. The net result of these improvements is what Pragmaxis calls “Ownable Distinction” – a strong, profitable and highly defensible market position that supports sustainable competitive advantage. The best examples of this concept at work lead to iconic products and services, like Apple's i-Pod, Motorola's RAZR3 and Southwest Airline's air travel experience.

According to Peter Balbus, Managing Director of Pragmaxis, “Virtually every business today faces the relentless threat of commoditization." This is particularly true for businesses that haven’t instilled processes that promote continuous innovation or reward intelligent risk-taking. He added, "It’s surprising how few companies have developed the right business strategies, organizational structures, processes and performance measurements to foster innovation that leads to sustainable growth and profitability.”

Not a fad, not a silver bullet, Ownable Distinction is a pragmatic business concept that is grounded in a company’s intellectual property. It provides a common approach that integrates the product and services mix, branding, marketing, technology, customer experience and other business elements into a compelling and more profitable market position.

Recent articles in BusinessWeek and Business 2.0 describe how leading companies are using advanced innovation concepts to create breathrough products and services. These concepts can be readily adapted to a wide range of businesses, industries and geographies. Balbus advises, “Successful businesses realize that they cannot afford to stand on the sidelines and wait to see what their competitors are doing before they decide to become more innovative themselves.”

Among the services offered by Pragmaxis is a cost-effective 45-60 day diagnostic for identifying those areas with the greatest opportunities for advancing innovation and assessing the readiness of a company to take advantage of the new business models and technologies available to accelerate their transformations.

About Pragmaxis LLC
Pragmaxis LLC is a management consulting firm that specializes in assisting Fortune 2000 companies to define and operationalize innovation management strategies and initiatives. The firm helps executives understand how their industries are likely to change over the next 24-60 months and what steps they should implement today to achieve and sustain Ownable Distinction in the future. Primary industries served include financial services, consumer products, retail, manufacturing, logistics and distribution, high-tech, electronics and telecommunications.

Peter Balbus, an MIT graduate, has more than 20 years consulting experience working with client executives to make their companies more innovative. Prior to founding Pragmaxis, he held senior practice management and practitioner roles at Booz Allen & Hamilton, CSC Index and KPMG Strategic Services.

For more information please visit: www.pragmaxis.com

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August 01, 2021

TSC Releases WorMSTM Lite, an Online Warehouse Management System

The Shipping Company, Inc. (TSC) is pleased to announce the immediate release of WorMSTM Lite. WorMSTM Lite allows TSC’s fulfillment clients to access critical information online, twenty-four hours a day, in real time. WorMSTM Lite gives access to real-time inventory, shipment, order and backorder information.

(PRWEB) July 31, 2021 -- WorMSTM Lite utilizes XML technology to provide clients with online fulfillment information at www.TSCWorMS.com. A live demo of WorMSTM Lite is available online. TSC prides itself on providing its clients with all the information they need to effectively manage the fulfillment process. Providing online information via WorMSTM Lite is the first step in The Shipping Company, Inc’s commitment to providing twenty-four hour access to critical data. WorMSTM Full Feature, which includes advanced reporting features, and the ability to enter orders is scheduled to be released in Fall 2005.

TSC is a full service Information Technology, Auction Management, Order Processing, Contact Center and Fulfillment Company. They have a strong foundation in information technology which has enabled them to offer their clients turnkey packages. The highly trained staff at The Shipping Company, Inc. calls upon their knowledge in the information technology field to bring each of their clients the highest level of service.

To learn more about their products and services, visit them on the web at www.TheShippingCompanyInc.com or call them toll-free at 888-872-4112.

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Oceanwide's Cargo Insurance Technology Chosen by IMU/OneBeacon Insurance - North American Pilot Launched

IMU/One Beacon Marine Underwriters have licensed Oceanwide's industry leading Cargo Insurance Management Platform.

Montreal, QC (PRWEB) July 30, 2021 -- Oceanwide Inc., a leading provider of Web-based cargo insurance management software, today announced that International Marine Underwriters (IMU), a member of OneBeacon Insurance Group’s specialty segments, has selected Oceanwide’s Genoa insurance technology to support its cargo insurance platform.

This will enable IMU agent partners and cargo insurance customers to issue electronic certificates of insurance and complete shipment and storage declarations online.

“We are pleased IMU/OneBeacon has selected the Genoa technology for their cargo insurance operations,” said Mitchell Wasserman, President of Oceanwide. “We anticipate a long-term and successful relationship between our two companies.”

“Oceanwide’s technology strengthens our client-service offering by providing on-demand access to services and information that will enable successful cargo insurance and risk management practices,” said Michelle O’Donovan, Assistant Vice President and head of IMU’s Cargo line.

About International Marine Underwriters/One Beacon
A member of the OneBeacon Insurance Group, International Marine Underwriters, based in New York City, underwrites various ocean marine insurance products and is a member of the OneBeacon Insurance Group. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, OneBeacon offers specialty and segmented personal and commercial insurance products sold primarily through select independent agents.

OneBeacon Insurance Group is wholly owned by White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. of Hamilton, Bermuda. White Mountains' principal businesses are conducted through its subsidiaries and affiliates in the business of property-casualty insurance and reinsurance. The company is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange and the Bermuda Stock Exchange under the symbol "WTM".

About Oceanwide Inc.
Oceanwide.com is a leading provider of Internet e-commerce business solutions to the transportation and logistics community. Oceanwide.com provides on-line cargo insurance, customized messaging solutions, warehouse management, customs connectivity and online software for freight forwarders. The company’s web site is http://www.oceanwide.com.

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