Pegasus Logistics Group, a worldwide transportation logistics company, chose Cadre Technologies as its logistics software provider. Pegasus Logistics Group will soon be integrating Cadre’s most advanced warehouse logistics software, Cadence, into their global transportation management solution. “Companies like Pegasus Logistics Group are staying ahead by implementing comprehensive solutions like Cadence. Cadence will give Pegasus, and the rest of our clients, the ability to pinpoint exactly where merchandise is in the supply chain from anywhere in the world,” said Joe Caston, chief executive officer for Cadre Technologies.
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Agistix, Inc., the leading provider of Logistics Management Automation (LMA) software, recently announced that, for the second year in a row, it has been selected as one of Global Logistics & Supply Chain Strategies (GL&SCS) magazine’s “100 Great Supply Chain Partners” in the publication’s annual listing of leading supply chain industry vendors. “This is a particular honor because this list was driven by customer nominations. Inclusion on the list is validation of Agistix’s ability to deliver practical logistics management automation products and services that have immediate and sustainable value to our customers,” said David Fox, president and CEO of Agistix.
Santa Barbara-based Yardi Systems, a developer of asset and property management software, recently acquired Austin, Texas-based SiteStuff. SiteStuff provides online procurement and supply chain management services for the commercial real estate market. Yardi announced that SiteStuff will remain in Austin with its existing management team, and operate as a stand-alone company.
Invista Performance Materials, part of one of the world’s largest integrated fibers and polymers businesses, has chosen Zemeter Demand Planner and Inventory Planner to manage the overall financial health of its supply chain. “We needed a demand planning solution that would use reporting and analysis to create a detailed and reliable demand plan that contributes both to our day-to-day and extended horizon business decision making,” announced Carl Landerl, global supply chain manager for INVISTA Performance Materials. “Zemeter Demand Planner ensures that all of the stakeholders in the planning process are dealing with exactly the same information.”
In memory of David Baratti, the vice president of sales and marketing for Heil Environmental who died on June 17, his family has created an educational fund for his daughter, Caitlyn. To donate to this fund, please make checks payable to Angelia J. Baratti and send to Educational Fund: David Baratti’s Daughter, Caitlyn Baratti, AmSouth Bank, East Brainerd Branch, 7951 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421.
Karen Weinstein-Millson, vice president of global sourcing at Boston Scientific, and a member of Purchasing’s editorial advisory board, along with Lisa Martin, senior vice president of worldwide procurement at Pfizer, are some of the purchasing professionals scheduled to speak at the fourth annual Northeast Supply Chain conference & educational exhibition (NECON). The theme of the conference will be “The spirit of collaboration.” Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley will launch the conference with a keynote on economic business issues that will be followed by presenters from academia, consulting and industry.
The Material Handling and Logistics Conference, sponsored by HK Systems (Milwaukee), will be celebrating its 22nd anniversary of fostering relevant education and fellowship in the field of material handling and supply chain. The event serves as an owner’s manual for supply chain professionals and is designed to provide expert strategic and tactical education that empowers your company to operate more responsively and profitably. The keynote speaker at the event will be ABC newsman and author Bob Woodruff. To register, or to receive more information, visit www.mhc2007.com.
Harman Corporation has announced its new membership with The Society of the Plastics Industry, Inc. (SPI). SPI is the trade association, which represents one of the largest manufacturing industries in the U.S. The members of SPI represent the entire plastics industry supply chain, including machinery and equipment manufacturers, processors, and raw materials suppliers. “As members, we now have access to a tremendous volume of industrial and technical information—as well as the opportunity to network with industry peers and colleagues,” states Ted Fisher, operations manager at Harman Corporation.
Transoft International, a leading provider of currency supply chain management solutions, recently announced that it will be exhibiting at ICCOS 2007. One of the key topics of discussion at the conference will be the impact of policies affecting Cross-Shipping and Custodial Inventory. Having already developed and implemented a fully compliant solution to meet those policies Transoft will showcase its OptiVault software, a proven vault cash management system specifically designed to meet the complex demands of Vault and Money Center environments.
FLS Transportation, one of the growing logistics companies in North America, will be opening its fifteenth center for logistics operations in Detroit, Michigan. The new branch will be named the FLS Automotive Operations Center in reference to the city being the heart of the automotive industry. Mark Kummer, Executive Vice President of FLS Transportation expressed his thoughts on the opening of the new branch by stating: “We at FLS are excited to open our newest location in the Motor City. Detroit is a prime location for our company, as we already have many customers in the automotive industry and it is an excellent spot for our cross border business.”