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Manton to expand the FedEx service offering in Asia Pacific

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -Friday 19 October 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FedEx Corp. (NYSE:FDX) announced today that it has agreed to acquire Manton Air-Sea Pty Ltd, a leading provider of logistics services, including freight forwarding and customs brokerage solutions. Manton’s capabilities complement and expand the FedEx portfolio of offerings essential to the rapidly growing global commerce landscape. The acquisition is expected to close later this year and is subject to customary closing conditions.

With operations across Australia, Manton connects customers to global markets through regional gateways and relationships with multiple air carriers. With specific expertise in the healthcare and automotive markets, Manton is a proven leader in air and ocean freight forwarding solutions, as well as customs brokerage.

Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, Manton will operate as a subsidiary o ... Read more »

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Leader in organizational development to focus on designing a unified culture

NEW YORK -Friday 19 October 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe), a leading global communications agency, today announced that Kristen Lisanti has joined the firm as Chief Culture Officer, responsible for establishing an engaging culture at BCW that honors the diversity of its people and connects them through deep values, a global passion for the agency’s business and a fresh, new approach to employee satisfaction. In addition to driving employee engagement and building a global training program, Lisanti, based in New York, will be charged with establishing BCW as a best place to work around the world.

“The culture of any organization is a critical pillar to its success,” said Donna Imperato, Global CEO, BCW, to whom Lisanti reports. “I’ve always focused on creating and nurturing the right culture. It doesn’t happen b ... Read more »

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 Report Findings, AR Customer Use Cases, and the State of AR Among Key Topics Discussed by PTC Executive in AWE Europe Keynote

MUNICH-Friday 19 October 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) today announced from Augmented World Expo (AWE) Europe 2018 the availability of new research in conjunction with Aberdeen Group titled, “How the Best-in-Class Use Augmented Reality for Superior Service Management.” The comprehensive research study and corresponding report identifies significant financial improvements realized by industrial companies embracing augmented reality (AR), and provides best practices for unlocking the potential of the technology across various environments.

In addition to the report published today, PTC announced exclusive data from Aberdeen that shows that organizations using AR have experienced significant year-over-year business growth and have improved their bottom lines dramatically.

“The rapi ... Read more »

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GioTag is the first global, real-world study to evaluate the sequencing of targeted treatments in patients with the most common acquired treatment resistance mutation1

Results published today in Future Oncology1

INGELHEIM, Germany -Friday 19 October 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim today announced results from GioTag, a real-world retrospective study which examined the impact of first-line Giotrif®/Gilotrif® (afatinib) followed by osimertinib, in epidermal growth factor receptor mutation-positive (EGFR M+) non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients with acquired T790M mutations, the most common mechanism of resistance to first- and second-generation EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs). The results showed that the sequential strategy was effective in delaying subsequent chemotherapy treatment and were published today in the journal Future Oncology.

According to the study, the median time on treatment for sequential ... Read more »

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With Netflix live in 19 countries, Visa Token Service partnership enhances focus towards ecosystem optimization to realize increased authorization rates and a frictionless payments experience

SAN FRANCISCO -Friday 19 October 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Building on a pilot program that began in 2017, Visa (NYSE: V) today announced an expansion of Netflix’s use of the Visa Token Service, with a key focus of improving card-not-present authorization rates and enabling a more seamless and secure merchant and customer experience globally.

Visa and Netflix are working together to realize the benefit of higher authorization rates resulting from global issuer lifecycle management of Visa tokens. With the Visa Token Service, card details can be replaced with a unique digital identifier used to process payments without exposing the cardholder’s sensitive account information. For those Visa tokens, issuers around the world can push dynamic updates o ... Read more »

Views: 22 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 10.20.2018