City of College Park Turns to Comcast for Smart City Capabilities

Smart Communities & Sustainablility | Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing

The City of College Park announced it has partnered with Comcast to install sensors that will alert the municipality when its trash receptacles are nearing full capacity.

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Blue Ridge Announces Date for BLUEPRINT 2020

Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing

Blue Ridge today announced that its user conference, BLUEPRINT 2020, will be held in Atlanta on April 26–28, 2020 at the Omni Hotel at The Battery Atlanta™. BLUEPRINT is a practical, hands-on annual conference for supply chain leaders, managers and users of Blue Ridge solutions that includes over 20 hours of training and development to improve inventory optimization.

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PDI Releases New Study On Evolving Consumer Preferences Towards Loyalty Programs And Rewards Currencies

Cloud | Marketing | Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing

The ‘Road to Rewards 2019’ Report Uncovers Changing Consumer Priorities, Retailer Challenges and Mobile Technology Shifts

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“Connected Roads” Lane Markings on The Ray to Improve Driver Safety  & Facilitate Safe Testing of Self-Driving Vehicles  

Infrastructure | Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing

All lanes of the 13 miles of Interstate 85, from the Georgia-Alabama border to Exit 13-LaGrange, are now marked with 3M’s Connected Roads All Weather Elements striping technology.

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LocatorX Names Pat Pickren Chief Technology Officer

Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing

LocatorX (www.locatorx.com), which provides accurate, inexpensive and flexible tracking technology to companies across a variety of industries, announced today that Pat Pickren has been named Chief Technology Officer (CTO).

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TAG Awards Georgia Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan Tech Champion of the Year

Data Governance | Data Science & Analytics | Digital Health | Information Security | Media & Entertainment | Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing

The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) has named Georgia Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan Tech Champion of the Year, an award recognizing Duncan for his many contributions to making Georgia a globally leading technology state.

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Aptean Strengthens Commercial Leadership, Adding Nicole O’Rourke, CMO, to its Executive Leadership Team

Marketing | Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing

Aptean, a global provider of mission-critical enterprise software solutions, today announced the appointment of Nicole Timan O’Rourke as its Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), effective immediately. O’Rourke brings nearly 25 years of success in building strategic marketing organizations and will be responsible for leading Aptean’s global marketing and communications efforts.

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Improving has acquired Code Authority, a custom software development and digital marketing firm headquartered in Frisco, Texas with a unique and innovative emphasis on entrepreneurship and startups.

Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing

Supply Chain Now Radio today announced that the second annual Atlanta Supply Chain Awards will be held March 10, 2020 at the Georgia World Congress Center during MODEX 2020— one of the largest supply chain trade shows in North America. The Atlanta Supply Chain Awards are presented by Supply Chain Now Radio, along with its partners the Metro Atlanta Chamber, CSCMP Atlanta Roundtable and APICS Atlanta.

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Supply Chain Now Radio Announces the 2020 Atlanta Supply Chain Awards

Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing

Supply Chain Now Radio today announced that the second annual Atlanta Supply Chain Awards will be held March 10, 2020 at the Georgia World Congress Center during MODEX 2020— one of the largest supply chain trade shows in North America.

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Gimme and Five Star Food Service Join Forces To Boost Innovation on Georgia Tech Campus

Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing

Atlanta-based Gimme, whose hardware and software solutions transform the way companies service micro markets, vending, and grocery delivery operations, and Tucker-based Southern Refreshment Services, recently acquired by Five Star Food Service, are leveraging new technology to continue a premium level of service on Georgia Tech Campus.

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PDI Named to ACG Atlanta’s Georgia Fast 40 List

Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing

PDI, a leading global provider of enterprise software solutions to the convenience retail, petroleum wholesale and logistics industries, was recently named to ACG Atlanta’s Georgia Fast 40 for the second year in a row. The list recognizes the top 40 fastest-growing middle-market companies in Georgia.

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Global Convenience Retail Technology Leader PDI Opens Regional Center of Excellence in Bangkok

Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing

PDI, a global company with leading enterprise software solutions serving the convenience retail, petroleum wholesale and logistics industries, opens a regional Center of Excellence in Bangkok. PDI is expanding its capabilities and resources to better serve customers with local knowledge and build a strong presence in the Asian Pacific (APAC) region.

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Redox Launches Effort with the Advanced Technology Development Center to Help Health Technology Startups Scale their Businesses

Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing

The Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC), Georgia’s technology incubator, announced a new collaboration with Redox that offers access to Redox’s full-service integration platform to startups in ATDC’s Health Technology (HealthTech) Program.

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AGL Report: U.S. CEOs Focusing on Supply Chain Agility to Meet Rising Customer Expectations

Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing

A new report from Logistics Trends & Insights and American Global Logistics (AGL)— “Adapting to the Age of the Consumer with an Agile Supply Chain”—reveals that businesses are focusing their strategic investments on agile, responsive supply chains to respond to rising customer expectations and address the current competitive challenges.

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Hillsdale Furniture Selects Blue Ridge Supply Chain Planning to Align Inventory with Customer Demand

Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing

Blue Ridge Global announced today that Hillsdale Furniture, one of the nation’s foremost authorities of home furnishings, has selected its Supply Chain Planning solutions to streamline extensive inventory—including bar and counter stools, designer-oriented beds and daybeds, bedroom furniture, casual dining and accents—with an anticipated increase in demand from its customers.

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PDI Releases New C-Store Shopper Report on Customer Behaviors Crucial to Loyalty Program Success

Sales Leadership | Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing

PDI, a global company with leading enterprise software solutions serving the convenience retail, petroleum wholesale and logistics industries, has released a report that provides insights into c-store shoppers’ behaviors toward loyalty programs and recommends actionable strategies on how c-stores can improve their programs to attract new members and increase foot traffic.

 

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PDI Acquires CStorePro, Providing Single-Store Operators Software to Run and Grow Their Business

Fintech | Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing

PDI, a global company with leading enterprise software solutions serving the convenience retail, petroleum wholesale and logistics industries, has acquired CStorePro Technologies Inc., a provider of simple, self-provisioning and cost-effective mobile software designed to give single-store operators centralized visibility into sales, pricing and promotional data with real-time dashboards.

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MFGWatch 2019 Delivers Insight into North American Manufacturing Ecosystem

Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing

MFG.com, the preeminent online manufacturing marketplace, today announced the availability of its MFGWatch 2019 Manufacturing Report (https://zc.vg/sf/Qmdvl). The survey was completed by both sourcing professionals and custom manufacturers who have used the MFG.com Global Custom Manufacturing Marketplace to expand their supply chain and win business.

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PDI Launches PDI Marketing Cloud Solutions to Broadly Serve Needs of Convenience Retailers and Petroleum Wholesalers

Cloud | Marketing | Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing

PDI a leading global provider of enterprise software solutions to the convenience retail, petroleum wholesale and logistics industries, announces PDI Marketing Cloud Solutions, adding world-class marketing and loyalty capabilities to PDI’s leading ERP, Logistics and Fuel Pricing portfolio.

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New Lead Gen and ROI Agency Launches in Atlanta – Focused on Supply Chain Logistics

Marketing | Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing

Kara Brown and Will Haraway, two Atlanta-based supply chain marketing experts, have announced a new B2B marketing agency—Lead Coverage—launching immediately. Lead Coverage is focused exclusively on the supply chain space, helping companies develop, or boost, lead generation through targeted marketing strategies and media coverage that drives inbound conversions and measurable marketing ROI.

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UPS and Havertys Furniture Among the Honorees at First Annual Atlanta Supply Chain Awards

Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing

UPS and Havertys Furniture were among the honorees at the first annual Atlanta Supply Chain Awards, held March 12 at the Buckhead Club in Atlanta.

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Powering Profits Through Intelligent Pricing: PDI Launches Fuel Pricing Software in North America

Data Science & Analytics | Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing

PDI, a leading global provider of enterprise software solutions to the convenience retail, wholesale petroleum and logistics industries, officially launched its fuel pricing solution in North America.

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