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The Future of Wearable Technology Is Now, Report Says

Twenty percent of American adults already own a wearable device and the adoption rate - on par with tablets in 2012 - is quickly expected to rise, according to PwC's Consumer Intelligence Series-The Wearable Future report, an extensive U.S. research project that surveyed 1,000 consumers, wearable... »


McDonald's Says 'Local' Versions of Product Line Is Key to Profitability

McDonald's is taking a new approach to its menu, and it's all about you. »


September Sees Good Growth in Commercial Vehicle Demand

Medium- and heavy-duty trucks and other commercial vehicles classes 5-8 orders were at healthy levels again in September. Total net orders for Class 8 were 24,842 units, up 31 percent year over year. Classes 5-7 net orders, at 19,486, rose to their third-strongest level since early 2008. These... »


New Head of European Shippers Council Pushes Green Logistics, Open Trade

New Head of European Shippers Council Pushes Green Logistics, Open Trade

Nik Delmeire, the newly appointed secretary general of the European Shippers' Council (ESC), has said it is time for businesses to measure, monitor and reduce emissions by freight transport. At the same time, the new European Commission should reduce existing trade barriers in the European Union.... »


Despite Increased Production, Cocoa Prices Rise, Largely Due to Ebola Fears

Despite Increased Production, Cocoa Prices Rise, Largely Due to Ebola Fears

The Ebola crisis in West Africa has helped push cocoa prices up by 10 percent since August to more than 1,000 ($1,617) per tonne, and this despite rising production. »


Denso Unveils Pocket-Size Bluetooth Barcode Scanner

Denso ADC has introduced a new Bluetooth 2D barcode scanner. »


Your Next Perfect Employee or Job Is Waiting

Your Next Perfect Employee or Job Is Waiting

SupplyChainBrain and JobsInLogistics have joined forces in 2014 for the specialized purpose of: »


InfinityQS Publishes eBook on Vaccine Manufacturing Chain

Infinity QS International Inc. has published a new electronic book, "Transforming the Vaccine Manufacturing Chain: How Pharmaceutical Companies Can Ensure Quality and Accelerate Time to Market." »


W&H Systems Launches e-Commerce Site for Allied Products Division

The Allied Products division of W&H Systems Inc., an integrator of material-handling systems, has created a new electronic-commerce website at WHEquip.com. »


IGear Debuts 'Always On' Software Platform

IGear Online LLC has developed Always On, a new software platform for global manufacturers. »


Growth of Bio-based Chemicals Expected to Be Big Job Stimulus in U.S.

Growth of Bio-based Chemicals Expected to Be Big Job Stimulus in U.S.

The bio-based products and renewable chemical industry in the United States is growing and offers significant economic benefits, including job creation in numerous sectors, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). »


China's Passenger Car Market Predicted to Continue Upward Swing, But Areas of Growth Changing

China's Passenger Car Market Predicted to Continue Upward Swing, But Areas of Growth Changing

Analysis of the automotive market in China suggests significant growth opportunity continues in many of the country's provinces, though some will start to see growth rates change significantly, according to a detailed province-level forecast available from IHS Automotive. »


Australian Mine Operator Uses RFID Tags for Equipment Location

Equipment used at a West Australian open-pit iron mine is being managed across a 40-square-mile area via active radio frequency identification tags to identify where certain equipment is located, as well as control its operation. »


Blue Star Now Selling Handheld Laser Scanner

Blue Star Now Selling Handheld Laser Scanner

BlueStar Inc., a global distributor of ADC, mobility, point-of-sale, radio frequency identification, digital signage and security technology, is now offering the Granit 1280i, a handheld laser scanner. »


Champ Cargosystems Forms Forwarding Subsidiary

Champ Cargosystems has formed a new subsidiary, Champ Forwarding Systems DA. »


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