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2014-02-27 08:32:59

ALMERE-HAVEN, The Netherlands, February 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Victron Energy is pleased to announce the opening of a new warehouse, close to Madrid. The first shipments, from this new facility, will commence on Monday, 3 March 2014. This enhanced service will ensure even faster delivery, of Victron products, giving 90% of Spanish customers a next-day-delivery service. All fast turnover products are held in stock at the Madrid warehouse. Any additional products...

2013-07-23 23:01:10

Hair Direct, a hair loss solutions company, has increased its EU warehouse staff in Almere, Netherlands with the addition of Ingeborg De Boef-prins and Carolien Lammers as Fulfillment Specialists. Lancaster, PA (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Hair Direct, a hair loss solutions company, has increased its EU warehouse staff in Almere, Netherlands with the addition of Ingeborg De Boef-prins and Carolien Lammers as Fulfillment Specialists. They are responsible for receiving and verifying the accuracy...

2011-04-12 06:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that it is one of three transportation consultants to receive a contract from Werkmaatschappij Almere-Amsterdam (WAA) to develop a transportation concept study and business case for the IJmeerverbinding public transport corridor over the IJmeer (IJ-Lake) east of the City of Amsterdam. Jacobs is executing the project from its offices in London, England in partnership with Dutch...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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