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2014-07-16 23:08:55

Industry Expert Will Help Guide Margin and Cost Management Solutions Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 SCA Technologies, the leading provider of category sourcing and margin management solutions, announced that David Kowal, a highly-respected food manufacturing executive, has joined the company’s Board of Directors. With over 25 years of food and beverage experience, David Kowal currently serves as the President of Champion Foods, a manufacturer of both branded and private label...

2014-07-16 23:01:29

Supply Chain Gains Easy-to-See Gap/Overlap Analysis Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Aruvio and the Unified Compliance Framework® (UCF) today announced the Standards Comparison Tool is now available. The Standards Comparison Tool (SCT) is a valuable, free-to-use site developed in association with the Information Security Forum (ISF) to help organizations manage third-party supplier risk and simplify the procurement process between organizations and their third-party suppliers....

2014-07-16 20:23:33

CHICAGO, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UHC announced today that Parkland Health & Hospital System has partnered with UHC and its supply contracting company, Novation, on a new three-year cost-saving initiative. UHC will provide a multitude of services and assistance, including UHC's comprehensive supply chain management suite--UHC Supply Chain Intelligence(TM)--to ensure the success of the initiative. UHC will continue to give Parkland access to Novation's price-competitive...

2014-07-16 08:21:04

Majority of Suppliers Perform Better on Effectiveness than Efficiency DETROIT, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Interior suppliers are leading the way among automotive segments with a median revenue growth of four percent, according to PwC's North American Automotive Supplier Supply Chain study. The majority of suppliers performed better on effectiveness (revenue) than they did on efficiency (cost). Interior suppliers showed the greatest strides in effectiveness, while Body suppliers...

2014-07-15 23:13:07

Geared toward supply chain management executives, these free half-day events will address key industry challenges and provide an expert perspective through interactive panel discussions featuring leading industry analyst and software vendors. Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 The Vendor Shootout™ for ERP and Technology Evaluation Centers have just announced the introduction of the Supply Chain Management Symposium series. These free half-day events were designed to provide...

2014-07-15 23:01:50

Technology Solutions Provider, CONTEC DTx (DTx) is shaking up the industry with the launch of its new Choice Partner Program. The new program incorporates input from customers, electronic manufacturing representatives and other partners resulting in an agreement that focuses on customer requirements, eliminates conflicts and leads the industry in flexibility and selection. Melbourne, FL (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 CONTEC DTx INC. (DTx) announced today the launch of its Choice Partner Program to...

2014-07-15 12:21:10

Enterprise Logistics Provider Ranked #36 with Forecasted Revenues of $5 Billion by 2020 HICKORY, N.C., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Globally-recognized third-party logistics (3PL) provider Transportation Insight announces being named a Top 50 Domestic 3PL by Supply Chain Management Review magazine. Based on results compiled by 3PL market consultancy Armstrong & Associates, the annual list ranks 3PLs by gross logistics revenue. Transportation Insight is ranked #36, with revenues...

2014-07-15 08:29:16

Company aims to bring substantial supply chain cost savings to more U.S. health systems PITTSBURGH, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliance Healthcare Partners announced today it has invested in and taken majority ownership of Prodigo Solutions, Inc., an integrated supply chain solutions company that allows hospitals to gain control of supply chain spend through contract compliance and automation. The move is designed to bring Prodigo's potential for significant supply chain cost...

2014-07-11 23:04:09

Recycled parts soon available for electronic quoting, procurement, and invoicing through CCC. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 CCC Information Services announced today that LKQ Corporation has expanded its participation in the CCC TRUE™ Parts Network, and will soon offer its recycled parts to the network for electronic parts quoting, procurement, and invoicing to the expansive customer base of collision repairers and insurers using the CCC ONE® solution. LKQ, the largest supplier...

2014-07-11 12:26:46

VICTOR, N.Y., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Retrotech has been included on Food Logistics 2014 Top Green Providers list. Food Logistics is the only publication dedicated exclusively to the food and beverage supply chain. It was Retrotech's recent modernization and retrofitting of a dairy customer's automated storage and retrieval system (ASRS) that placed them on the list. After completion of the project, the customer achieved a decrease in their carbon footprint. They significantly...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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