Gearing up for Business

Rather than the ‘winner takes it all’ approach, sixteen counties in three states – Georgia, Tennessee and Alabama – are cooperating to attract economic development to the entire region. The good news is that it is working for all of them, including Catoosa County in northwest Georgia, which shares a border with Tennessee and is just twenty minutes from Chattanooga, the main economic driver in the region.

Catoosa County (GA) Economic Development Authority (CCEDA)

Growing Apples – and Growing the Growers

United Apple of western New York State handles, markets and distributes apples and other fresh fruits worldwide, and with its sources does so for 12 months a year. Why does this company succeed where others fail? Because it’s so strongly focused on its growers.

United Apple

Going Above and Beyond to Give Customers Exactly What They Want

Entrepreneurs are a breed a people who are innovative, hardworking, and never seem to settle for a business venture that is just ‘good enough.’ They always want more. This is true of Jerry and Naomi Hancock, a couple from Orem, Utah who had been making their living in food service making customizable food.

Sub Zero Nitrogen Ice Cream

A Joint Effort to Address Some Challenging Issues

Imagine for a moment being stuck in gridlock. ‘There has to be a better way,’ you may ponder. However, teleportation remains firmly within the realm of science fiction, and our current transportation infrastructure systems are all we have, yet there is always room for improvement.

2019 TAC-ITSC Joint Conference and Exhibition

High-End Entryways For Complex Properties

Dawson Doors specializes in prestige entranceway doors for the high-end building market, in stainless steel, brass, or aluminum, and is established as a world leader in precision balanced doors.

Dawson Doors

To Alberta and Beyond

Back in 2016, I spoke with Dustin Omeniuk, the son of Dan Omeniuk, founder of Trappers Transport Ltd., the leading provider of temperature-sensitive transportation services in the West. At the time, a switch to electronic logbook devices was underway, and expansion into Alberta was in full swing. We recently caught up with Dustin.

Trappers Transport

Meeting Drilling Industry Challenges through a ‘Company-Next-Door’ Approach

Beth Thibodeaux, CEO, and Ben Fagnant, Operations Manager of drilling contractor Payzone Directional Services, Inc., discuss starting small, creating success, and riding the ups and downs of the drilling industry.

Payzone Directional Services, Inc.

Sustainable Mobility – A Better Way Forward

From a nineteenth-century rubber factory in France where the Michelin brothers patented an improved pneumatic bicycle tire to a comprehensive, international tire manufacturing company that focuses on sustainability through innovation and corporate social responsibility, Michelin North America, headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina, continues to lead the way through innovation.

Michelin North America

Navigating Change has Never Been This Easy

For all its inevitability, how we deal with change can make or break us. This becomes especially evident when large companies start shifting. With sixteen years’ experience in change management fueled by technology, CVP (Customer Value Partners) is a powerful ally in navigating organizational transitions.

Customer Value Partners

Fastenal Canada Celebrates 25 Years of Growth Through Customer Service

Over the last twenty-five years, more than 40,000 Canadian companies have come to rely on international distribution company Fastenal to supply all the fasteners, tools, and supplies they need to manufacture products, build structures, protect personnel, and maintain their facilities and equipment.

Fastenal Canada

September 15, 2019, 4:40 PM EDT