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.
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.
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.
Many companies proudly tout a ‘family atmosphere’ and strive to achieve that environment in the workplace – and with good reason. Family-owned businesses work.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Technology in the material-handling industry is advancing at breakneck speed, and Johnston Equipment is the undisputed leader.
Riding the Tide: Ambassatours Gray Line Demonstrates Adaptation and Flexibility to Ensure Growth
Ambassatours Gray Line
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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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