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2014-02-06 08:22:02

WESTERVILLE, Ohio, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Exel, the North American leader in contract logistics, has partnered with its sister company DHL Supply Chain, the world's leading logistics company, to launch a new risk management solution. DHL Resilience360 is a unique tool that enables businesses to turn supply chain disruption and global, environmental and socio-political volatility into a competitive advantage by providing a holistic, end-to-end supply chain view along with...

2014-01-30 23:03:17

Washburn to head Coastal Resilience and Urban Xcellence Center (CRUX). Hoboken, N.J. (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Stevens Institute of Technology welcomes Alexandros Washburn as industry professor and founding director of the Center for Coastal Resilience and Urban Xcellence (CRUX). Formerly the chief urban designer of New York City under Mayor Michael Bloomberg and author of The Nature of Urban Design: a New York perspective on Resilience (Island Press, 2013) - Professor Washburn’s...

2014-01-13 16:27:37

Free CERT Virtual Event to Help Organizations Operationalize Risk Management PITTSBURGH, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- How can leaders in government and private organizations have more confidence in their ability to withstand disruptive events? Experts from government, industry, and the CERT Division of the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University will provide answers on January 23 in a free, daylong virtual event, CERT Operational Resilience: Manage, Protect, and...

2014-01-07 16:25:55

CLEVELAND, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Resilience Capital Partners, a Cleveland-based private equity firm focused on buying and improving lower mid-market companies in a broad range of industries, has announced the acquisition of the direct sale business of G&K Services, Inc. through its newly-formed platform company, Affinity Specialty Apparel, Inc. ("Affinity"). Affinity is a leader in the selling and distributing of occupational apparel and services, including the design,...

2013-12-06 23:03:43

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently announced a Pilot Project for its new Resilience STARTM Home program, which will utilize construction standards developed by the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) to ensure homes meet DHS’ resiliency requirements. TAMPA, Fla. (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 Contact: Brent Henzi Phone: (813) 675-1035 Email: bhenzi@ibhs.org Twitter: @disastersafety The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently announced a...

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