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Reaffirms Commitment to Improve FedEx Express Operating Income by $1.2-$1.5 billion by FY2020 MEMPHIS, Tenn.-Tuesday, July 18th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) (“FedEx”) today filed its annual report on Form 10-K for fiscal year 2017 with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The filing includes additional information regarding the June 2017 cyber-attack on the worldwide information systems of TNT Express B.V. (“TNT”), the international express transportation, small-package ground delivery and freight transportation company FedEx acquired in May 2016. TNT Express Cyber-Attack On June 28, 2017, FedEx announced that the worldwide operations of TNT were significantly affected by the cyber-attack known as Petya, which involved the spread of an information technology virus through a Ukrainian tax software product. The systems and data of all other FedEx companies are currently unaffected by the attack. TNT operates in Ukraine and uses the software that ... Read more »
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Upcoming trainings to equip organisations interested in Sustainability and Reporting Dubai, United Arab Emirates.-Tuesday, July 18th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] The Arab Region’s leading think tank and sustainability centre Arabia CSR Network will hold a host of trainings in the second half of 2017. Starting with a certified training on GRI Standards in July and a few more of the same in September and December, ACSRN will offer more trainings to build capacity of individuals and organisations in CSR and sustainability. A two-day training on Integrated Reporting will be held in October, an accredited 3 day CSR Advanced course in November and a one day workshop titled Materiality Matrix in October. August ACSRN will organise a one day GRI Standards Transition Module for interested participants. Arabia CSR Network offers these courses based on accredited content, combining it with their vast expertise in CSR, sustainability and reporting. They also deliver customised training sessions for ... Read more »
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Dubaï, Émirats Arabes Unis-Mardi 18 Juillet 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] Arabia CSR Network, le principal centre de réflexion et de développement durable dans la région arabe, tiendra une série de formations au second semestre de 2017. En commençant par une formation certifiée sur les normes GRI en juillet, septembre et décembre, ACSRN offrira plus de formations pour consolider la capacité des individus et des organisations en matière de la Responsabilité Sociétale des Entreprises (RSE) et de développement durable. Les autres formations comprennent une formation de deux jours portant sur la production des rapports intégrés en octobre, un cours avancé accrédité de 3 jours sur la RSE en novembre et un atelier d'une journée intitulé « Matrice de Matérialité » en octobre. L’ACSRN organisera un module de transition des normes GRI d'un jour au mois d’aout s’il y aura des participants intéressés. L’Arabia CSR Network fournit ces cours sur la base de contenus accrédités, en les combinant avec sa vas ... Read more »
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SATO becomes official Silver Hardware Partner of Manhattan Associates YONKERS, N.Y. & TOKYO -Wednesday, July 12th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- CYBRA Corporation, developer of award-winning MarkMagic® Barcode Labels, RFID Tags, Electronic Forms, and Report Writing Software, has successfully integrated SATO thermal label printers into Manhattan Associates' Warehouse Management for Open Systems (WMOS) solution. To mark the occasion, SATO also joined Manhattan Associates MVP Partner Program as a Silver Hardware partner as of May 2017. For more than 20 years, CYBRA and SATO have partnered to deliver integrated thermal labeling solutions to customers across various computing platforms. SATO required a Linux-based solution to design and print barcode and RFID labels with mixed UTF-8 character sets (Kanji and English) in text and barcode fields – including the popular QR barcode type. CYBRA’s MarkMagic PI (Platform Independent) edition, with its native support for SATO Barcode Pr ... Read more »
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HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.-Monday, July 17th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC), a leader in the development, design, manufacture, marketing and distribution of copper, aluminum and fiber optic wire and cable products for the energy, industrial, and communications markets, announced today that its Board of Directors has initiated a review of strategic alternatives to maximize shareholder value, including a potential sale of the Company. The Company has engaged J.P. Morgan Securities LLC as financial advisor and Sullivan & Cromwell LLP as legal advisor to assist in the process. John E. Welsh, III, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board, said, “After careful consideration, our Board has determined to undertake a review of strategic alternatives with the goal of maximizing shareholder value. While the management team has made excellent progress in the execution of our strategic roadmap to transform the Company into a more focused, efficient and innovati ... Read more »
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates.-Monday, July 17th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] BORGWARD Group AG, the global automotive manufacturer, has unveiled details of its new production facility in Germany that, in the future, will supply automobiles to key global markets including the Middle East. The homecoming of the brand marks its rebirth guided by the BGW strategy - BORGWARD brand, German engineering and worldwide footprint. With the superior products of German design, BORGWARD is dedicated to integrating top global resources to meet the needs of consumers across the world. BORGWARD has signed a memorandum of understanding last October with the Bremen Government located in Germany to acquire a 140,000-square-meter site in the Industry Centre in the western part of Bremen. Construction of the facility will start by early 2018, and production is scheduled to begin in 2019. During the first stage, BORGWARD plans to build an assembly facility to produce up to 50,000 vehicles per year, the models assembl ... Read more »
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Le concours 2017 recherche les cabinets les plus avant-gardistes qui utilisent des technologies innovantes pour dynamiser leur succès à long terme MOUNTAIN VIEW, Californie-Mardi 18 Juillet 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)--Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ : INTU) est actuellement à la recherche du prochain Cabinet comptable du futur, et invite tous les cabinets comptables basés en Australie, au Canada, au Royaume-Uni et aux États-Unis à participer à ce concours, et entrer en lice pour décrocher ce prix convoité. Suite à la recherche mondiale du vainqueur de l’an dernier, qui a connu un large succès, Intuit part en quête à nouveau des cabinets comptables ayant adopté au mieux les innovations technologiques dans leur cabinet afin de se préparer à l’avenir. Les cabinets multiservices, les comptables et les fiscalistes qui participeront auront une chance de remporter plus de 100 000 USD en prix, parmi lesquels plusieurs prix en espèces et un voyage tous frais payés pour participer à la conférenc ... Read more »
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OSAKA, Japan -Sunday, July 16th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation has completed the final judging process for the Global Contest 2017 of "Kid Witness News (KWN)," an educational program designed to support the video production of elementary, junior high, and high school students around the world with the KWN concept of “The World Through Their Eyes.” The 26 national winners for the KWN Global Contest 2017 have been selected and approximately 100 representatives of the 26 winning schools in 18 different countries and region have been invited to Tokyo to attend the "KWN Global Summit 2017" from August 1 to 5, which will be held for the first time. During this period, the Grand Prix winners will be announced at the KWN Global Contest 2017 awards on August 4. Amid a global environment that calls for the world to work more closely together, the "KWN Global Summit 2017" is a new initiative for nurturing the next generation of young global leaders, which seeks to ... Read more »
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2017 Contest Seeks Most Forward-Thinking Firms using Innovative Technologies to Empower Long-Term Success MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. -Wednesday, July 12th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ:INTU) is searching for the next Firm of the Future and is inviting accounting firms based in Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States to enter the contest and vie for the coveted title. Following the widely successful global search for last year’s winner, Intuit is once again looking for the firms who best embrace technological innovations in their practice to become future-ready. Full-service firms, bookkeepers and tax professionals who enter will have a shot at over $100,000 USD in prizes, including multiple cash prizes and an all-expense paid trip to Intuit’s annual QuickBooks Connect conference, November 15-17, in San Jose, California. “We have witnessed numerous inspiring firms in past years who have made great strides to embrace technology and we are ex ... Read more »
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Muscat, Oman.-Monday, July 17th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] Beyontec, a leading insurance information and technology firm specializing in providing configurable solutions to the P & C Insurance industry announced today that Muscat Insurance Company (MIC), one of the leading insurance companies in Oman has selected Beyontec as their preferred technology partner. Beyontec will implement their award-winning insurance solution Beyontec Suite for MIC. After evaluating various available solutions, MIC concluded that the Beyontec Suite, a core solution suite that supports the complete policy lifecycle across wide variety of products, would help MIC achieve their goals to obtain market leadership. Beyontec's proven delivery proposition will also provide MIC with the ability to introduce new products to market quickly. "After a comprehensive evaluation and selection process that included Tender and Detailed Demonstration of Beyontec Suite, MIC chose Beyontec Suite in order to achieve our vision of bec ... Read more »
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