November 2019

Hope for the Developing World

Hope for the Developing World

Logenix International

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.

The Evolution of GP Transco

The Evolution of GP Transco

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.

Making Light Work of Logistics

Making Light Work of Logistics

Avenue 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.

Rebuilding Lives

Rebuilding Lives

Falconeri Rumble Harrison LLP (FRH Law)

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.

Revolutionizing the World’s Supply Chain with Robotics

Revolutionizing the World’s Supply Chain with Robotics

Attabotics

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.

Staying Fresh

Staying Fresh

Red Mango

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.

Hot Stuff from Maine to California

Hot Stuff from Maine to California

G and G Peppers

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.

Incorporating IT Solutions to Streamline Canadian Businesses

Incorporating IT Solutions to Streamline Canadian Businesses

ABM Integrated Solutions

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.

Where Mountain Meets Urban

Where Mountain Meets Urban

The Cairns of Sandy City

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.

Investing in Its Future

Investing in Its Future

Plaquemines Parish, LA

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.

Blues in the Park, Blue in the Skies – and No Blues for Business

Blues in the Park, Blue in the Skies – and No Blues for Business

Navasota Economic Development Corporation

A wealth of available land, a business park within city limits, a prime location close to Dallas-Fort Worth, Austin, San Antonio and Houston, as well as airports, interstates, and universities – these are just a few reasons for Navasota’s popularity as a place to grow a business.

Racing Toward Growth

Racing Toward Growth

Darlington County, SC

South Carolina’s Darlington County is well-known for its NASCAR track, called the Darlington Raceway – but it has so much more going for it. Back in August of 2015, I spoke with Darlington County Economic Development Partnership Executive Director Frank Willis about the history of the area, how transportation plays a key role in its economic development, and plans to strengthen the manufacturing sector. Once again, we spoke with Frank and found out how plans have developed over the last four years.

How a Small Railway City Redefined Itself

How a Small Railway City Redefined Itself

City of St. Thomas, ON

This is the story of how a simple hashtag campaign on social media brought a community together and moved it forward to bluer skies. The #stthomasproud campaign launched in 2015 to rally pride in a small Ontario city that was hard hit by the Great Recession. It took hold with the locals who carried it on – and you still see people around town wearing t-shirts with the slogan.

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