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2013-04-26 14:15:45

In seeming contrast to the notion that the elderly often have memory problems, a new study from an HF/E researcher finds driver retraining to be an effective strategy for improving the safe-driving habits of older drivers over the long term. In his Human Factors article, “The Long-Term Effects of Active Training Strategies on Improving Older Drivers´ Scanning in Intersections: A Two Year Follow-up to Romoser and Fisher (2009),” Matthew R. E. Romoser conducted a follow up...

2013-04-24 12:31:13

Houston-Based Texas Iron and Metal Offering Excess Inventory for Purchase. HOUSTON, April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Texas Iron & Metal has more than 74 years in the iron and metal business. They have always specialized in offering the lowest prices on metal and steel for local manufacturers, and they now have another way to help their customers save money. With their surplus steel program, a business or customer who needs steel can purchase excess inventory items at...

2013-04-24 12:30:36

--Teaching Tool Could Improve Emergency Training Worldwide-- PHILADELPHIA, April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New, low-tech teaching techniques used by novice instructors may improve training for healthcare providers in performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on children who suffer cardiac arrest. Researchers in a large multicenter study say their findings hold the potential to standardize and upgrade life support training by hundreds of thousands of instructors around the...

2013-04-22 08:31:27

Strengthens inventory management solutions, expands product portfolio in fasteners, establishes Canada footprint MELVILLE, N.Y., April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MSC INDUSTRIAL DIRECT CO., INC. (NYSE: MSM) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of the North American distribution business ("BDNA" or the "Business") of Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE: B) for $550 million, subject to customary working capital adjustments. With this acquisition, MSC extends its inventory management...

2013-04-19 23:03:10

Responding to fiscal challenges Defense agencies are seeking high quality business case analysis and business modeling and simulation that enable them to deliver critical capability while lowering costs. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 19, 2013 The Department of Defense operates off long term plans and budgets, making important and irrevocable decisions years before they are implemented. For that reason, it is critical to determine the “right answers” to the highly complex issues...

2013-04-10 08:28:42

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2d2912a0/global_simulation) has announced the addition of the "Global Simulation and Analysis Software Market 2011-2015" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2d2912a0/global_simulation ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Simulation and Analysis Software...

2013-04-09 00:20:21

SAN ANTONIO, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Dutch Delta Program Commissioner, whose work to prevent flooding created notice in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, won the 2013 Franz Edelman Award for Achievement in Operations Research and the Management Sciences at a banquet sponsored by the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) in San Antonio tonight. The competition took place at the INFORMS 2013 Conference on Business Analytics and Operations...

2013-04-04 23:04:33

There are many companies for physical inventory in NY and NJ that can help one achieve the maximum from the physical inventory such as ROI Inventory. CA, USA (PRWEB) April 04, 2013 As one probably knows the physical inventory is a demanding process and hiring a company is important for the success of the entire operation. There are many companies for physical inventory in NY and NJ that can help one achieve the maximum from the physical inventory such as ROI Inventory. What one need to do...

2013-03-26 23:19:54

Academic advisors can improve student retention and reduce no-shows by 70 percent with online scheduling software from Appointment Plus. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) March 26, 2013 In celebration of this year´s March Madness, Appointment Plus is offering two complementary months of online scheduling software to new annual paying clients. Since 2001, Appointment Plus has worked with university academic advising departments from across the country. Its student-scheduling software has helped...

2013-03-21 23:19:19

Leading mobile field operations management solutions company specializing in Oil & Gas, Industrial and Environmental Services announces the release of a Job Scheduling module for its FieldFX software suite. Houston, TX (PRWEB) March 21, 2013 LiquidFrameworks announced the release today of a Job Scheduling module for FieldFX that makes a manual job planning, dispatch, and scheduling process more efficient. Many companies in the Oil and Gas, Industrial and Environmental Service...