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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 ... Read more »

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Industry embraces IP as an integral, essential part of its future


LONDON -Saturday, July 15th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The 2017 IP Showcase at IBC builds on the highly successful IP Interoperability Zone – a world-first at IBC2016 – with more companies demonstrating their IP products, and great strides having been made in formalising and universally adopting the SMPTE ST 2110 suite of real-time IP signal flow standards.

The IP Showcase is set to be a major destination for visitors to IBC2017 – demonstrating to the broadcast and media world that real-time IP production is a practical, flexible, efficient reality that is rapidly taking hold in mainstream operations. IP is no longer a “future” — it is here and now.

The partners behind the IP Showcase - AES, AIMS, AMWA, EBU, IABM, MNA, SMPTE, and VSF - have come together with IBC to deliver a one-stop destination where everyone from broadcast/IT eng ... 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 ... 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) editi ... 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 i ... Read more »

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CORAL GABLES, Fla. -Thursday, July 13th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AerSale® employee Ron Wolf, Vice President of Operations & Quality Assurance, has been awarded the prestigious 2017 Edward J. Glueckler Award by the Aviation Suppliers Association (ASA). ASA is a world renowned non-profit aviation industry organization which brings together industry leaders to establish and accredit best practices regarding quality, legal, regulatory, and other practical matters specific to the aviation materials acquisition, sales, and distribution industry.

“We are proud that our own Ron Wolf was selected to be honored by the ASA as the recipient of the 2017 ‘Eddy’ Award,” said Nicolas Finazzo, Chief Executive Officer of AerSale. “Year after year Ron has worked hard to better our people, processes, products and services, and I can think of no one more dedicated to excellence throughout his career than Ron.”

Wolf has ove ... 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 nur ... Read more »

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 • Mutaz Ghandour, Chairman and CEO of Metito Holdings accepts his appointment as IIMSAM Goodwill Ambassador

 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates.-Monday, July 17th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

The Intergovernmental Institution for the use of micro-algae spirulina against malnutrition (IIMSAM), the Intergovernmental Observer to the United Nations Economic and Social Council has appointed Mr Mutaz Ghandour, Chairman and CEO of Metito Holdings as a Goodwill Ambassador.

Commenting on this appointment, H.E. Mutaz Ghandour said: “The objective of this institution is to eradicate malnutrition in Africa by 2030 in support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.  Human access to basic nutrients, be it food or water, is a basic right yet 1 out of 6 people lack access to safe drinking water, and 1 in 3 people suffer from malnutrition. With 60 years of experience in the water industry, we understand the importance of creating awareness ab ... 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 s ... 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 ... Read more »

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