Spirit Electronics tests, assembles and distributes Hi-Reliability electronics all across the aerospace and defense sectors. Operating in Phoenix, Arizona since 1979, the company is now under new leadership and celebrating its fortieth anniversary. It has increased its value-add capabilities, setting itself apart from other distributors while expanding its role of supplying custom electronic components to maintain the strategic edge of the United States and its allies.
Charleston Shoe Co.A Return to the Traditional Shopping Experience
Neely Powell began designing shoes roughly twenty years ago and entered into the retail business a decade later with her first store. That store, Charleston Shoe Co., provides comfortable, versatile, unique, fashion-forward, comfortable shoes that are machine washable and creatively designed.
Where Retail and Education MeetSTEM Success
It’s that time of year again! Gift-giving holidays are here and parents are out on the trail of the latest and greatest toys as they check off items from their children’s wish lists. And in recent years, STEM toys have become increasingly popular with that segment of consumers.
Family BusinessesThe Ties That Bind and Prosper
Many companies proudly tout a ‘family atmosphere’ and strive to achieve that environment in the workplace – and with good reason. Family-owned businesses work.
LYNC LogisticsGaining Recognition as a Woman-Owned Logistics Company and Proud of it
Being a key player in the world of freight logistics is no easy task. Manufacturers striving to get their product to market require an efficient, reliable, and trustworthy logistics service provider that can comprehend and readily act upon the ever-changing demands of both shippers and consumers.
Logenix InternationalHope for the Developing World
Logistics is a simple word used to describe the complex processes of coordinating and moving equipment, items and inventory of all kinds, and even people from one location to another. Through worldwide networks, logistics companies deliver urgently needed medications and disaster relief to nations in need in the developing world – and no one does it better, faster, and more efficiently than Logenix International.
GP TranscoThe Evolution of GP Transco
Just a little over a year ago, I wrote about a trucking and logistics company from Darien, Illinois, called GP Transco. At the time, GP Transco was implementing its trucking management software OpenRoad TMS, changing its overall look, and dealing with a driver waiting list that is the envy of the industry. Once again, we spoke with Vice President of Marketing and Strategy Sergey Bort and Vice President of HR and Safety Marija Jamontas.
FlagShipCustomer Service, Growth and Tech Evolution Top Priorities for FlagShip
The dictionary defines the word “flagship” as the best, largest, or most important of a group of things such as products or stores, and if the people behind FlagShip — an authorized reseller of major Canadian courier services — have their way, the company will more than live up to its definition.
Avenue LogisticsMaking Light Work of Logistics
Transportation is a notoriously tough industry, and with intermodal transportation, things get even tougher. Avenue Logistics’ impressive list of Fortune 500 and multi-billion-dollar clients highlights the importance of working with an industry leader that gets the job done properly the first time.
Johnston EquipmentSixty-Five Years of Material Handling Leadership
Technology in the material-handling industry is advancing at breakneck speed, and Johnston Equipment is the undisputed leader.
Ambassatours Gray LineRiding the Tide: Ambassatours Gray Line Demonstrates Adaptation and Flexibility to Ensure Growth
For thirty years, Halifax-based Ambassatours has adapted to meet the shifting demands of tourists, on water and on land, and become a dominant force in the Atlantic Canada industry. Now, once more, it is treading a bold new path.
Falconeri Rumble Harrison LLP (FRH Law)Rebuilding Lives
G. Joseph Falconeri has devoted his lengthy legal career to personal injury and medical malpractice cases. Falconeri, along with Partners Bryan Rumble and Leigh Harrison, make up Falconeri Rumble Harrison LLP (FRH), one of Canada’s most experienced law firms. About eighty to eighty-five percent of FRH’s practice is dedicated to accident claims, such as car accidents, slips and falls, and insurance disputes.
United Material Handling, Inc.From Dream to Reality – The Rise of United Material Handling, Inc.
Ryan Bartlett, President and founder of equipment supplier United Material Handling, Inc., began the company in 2011 at the age of twenty with only a thousand dollars in his pocket. The genesis of this Southern California-based company may have been humble, but it was driven to succeed.
AttaboticsRevolutionizing the World’s Supply Chain with Robotics
Attabotics Inc. is a Calgary-based company with ground breaking technology and big ambitions. The firm, in its own words, is all about ‘creating the supply chain for modern commerce.’ Its vehicle for achieving this goal is a cutting-edge, three-dimensional, robotic warehousing and order fulfillment system.
Red MangoStaying Fresh
In 2017, when we met Red Mango, the frozen treat and healthy food chain was celebrating its tenth anniversary. We recently caught up with Red Mango’s Chief Marketing Officer and Vice President of Franchise Development Jim Notarnicola, Public Relations Manager Jonathan Reistad, and Director of Marketing and Product Development Nicole Taub, and asked about its progress since then.
G and G PeppersHot Stuff from Maine to California
How many pickled peppers did Peter Piper pick? We don’t know. But we do know the millions – billions, even – that people at G and G Peppers, of Gaston, Indiana, grow, pick, process and ship every year. And we know that they’re turning up in more and more of the tastiest brand name foods across the United States.
ABM Integrated SolutionsIncorporating IT Solutions to Streamline Canadian Businesses
ABM Integrated Solutions is an information technology service provider offering a wide range of IT solutions for business customers. The company was originally established in the early 1980s by Joe Shannon as a sales and support operation for electronic point-of-sale devices and cash registers. Since that time, it has grown to be a leading provider of IT solutions to customers across many business sectors.
The SourceCanada’s Technology Retail Giant Shows That It Pays To Be Nimble
The Source is Canada’s largest technology retailer, a stalwart of the country’s shopping centres for over four decades. Its secret is to evolve and adapt with lightning speed as technology makes leap after leap, but never to sacrifice service or expertise.
The Cairns of Sandy CityWhere Mountain Meets Urban
Sandy, Utah is a city of nearly 100,000 residents located within the Salt Lake City metropolitan area. In 2012, Sandy’s municipal government released the first draft of a twenty-five-year plan to turn the city’s downtown core into a modern, walkable, transit-oriented city center, known as ‘The Cairns.’ This project emphasizes sustainability and has a strong focus on pedestrian-friendly, environmentally conscious design principles.
Plaquemines Parish, LAInvesting in Its Future
The ability to change course and diversify can make or break an area’s economic outlook. The Plaquemines Parish Government Economic Development and Tourism office has capable individuals at the helm, and this area in Louisiana is certainly not suffering. We spoke with Economic Development and Tourism Director Keith Espadron, Jr., to find out more about what’s driving success and growth in this parish.
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