Skuid Garners Third-Party Validation and Gains Momentum

2017-05-03

CHATTANOOGA, TN May 03, 2017 — Today Skuid announced two major sources of validation and growth. In addition to being the recipient of a coveted Stevie Award for New Product of the Year, Skuid unveiled the findings of its March 2017 commissioned study, The Total Economic Impactâ„¢ Of Skuid, conducted by Forrester Consulting. The study examines the potential return on investment (ROI) enterprise companies realize by deploying Skuid, the leading cloud platform for assembling bespoke enterprise apps with no code required. Among the reported results, Forrester Consulting found that Skuid delivered an ROI of 365%, with a payback period of just one month. Forrester Consulting completed in-depth interviews with four Skuid customers of varying industries and sizes to measure the cost savings and business benefits observed from using Skuid to...

Riskpulse to Serve as Official Weather Partner to TransFX’s Trucking…
Riskpulse to Serve as Official Weather Partner to TransFX’s Trucking…

2017-05-03

Chattanooga, TN and Austin, TX May 03, 2017 — TransFX and Riskpulse have signed an exclusive agreement to integrate the unique weather analytics and insights from Riskpulse’s expert team of meteorologists and data scientists in TransFX’s products and solutions suite. Riskpulse enables decision-makers across the supply chain to standardize and quantify risk associated with the movement of goods through probabilistic intelligence, data visualization, shipment-level analytics, and recommendations embedded in the company’s cloud-based platforms. Its team of experienced meteorologists and data scientists conduct pioneering research and analyze weather data to provide forecasts at lead times greater than typical numerical guidance alone can provide....

Center 615 Expands to Meet Growing Demand for Private Offices with Flexible Terms
Center 615 Expands to Meet Growing Demand for Private Offices with Flexible Terms

2017-05-02

People like the community aspect but at the end of the day, it’s nice to be able to close your door. Nashville, TN May 02, 2017 — Center 615 has added 34 private suites and 10 work stations to its newest expansion, plus a meditation room, a nap room, additional conference rooms, lounges and kitchens. The expansion brings the Center 615 East Nashville campus to 65,000 square feet, with 92 private offices, 8 conference rooms, 26 coworking spots and 2 event spaces across three buildings on Main Street. Free parking is standard, too. Next...

Speeding School Buses Endanger Children's Lives – Here's How To Stop It
Speeding School Buses Endanger Children's Lives – Here's How To Stop It

2017-05-02

We’re leveraging the power of Google’s Advanced Maps functionality and the fact that most children today already carry a sophisticated device capable of tracking speed – their smartphone Scottsdale, Arizona May 02, 2017 — News provided by: 3G International Supplies LLC No rational parent would send their child off to school in a vehicle with a complete stranger and just hope that they will drive responsibly and safely. Yet that happens millions of times a day, each school day, all across America. 26 million children in the USA alone get onto the school bus according to schoolbusfacts.com. In 2016, 6 children died in a tragic accident in Chattanooga, Tennessee which...

PlayCore adds Sport Surface Specialties to its Family of Brands
PlayCore adds Sport Surface Specialties to its Family of Brands

2017-05-02

We are excited to grow our surfacing business with this additional company to serve our customers. Chattanooga, TN May 02, 2017 — PlayCore Holdings, Inc. (PlayCore), a leading designer, manufacturer, and marketer of a broad range of play and recreation products, today announced the acquisition of Sport Surface Specialties (SSS). With a diverse selection of surfacing products for play, trails, waterparks, and more, SSS provides durable, attractive surfacing options to recreation facilities, including poured rubber, bonded rubber, and turf. The company takes great pride in its ability to serve each customer’s unique design vision and site requirements. PlayCore CEO and President, Roger Posacki stated...

CAIR: Muslim Civil Rights Group Opposes Confirmation of Mark E. Green as Army Secretary
CAIR: Muslim Civil Rights Group Opposes Confirmation of Mark E. Green as Army Secretary

2017-04-12

WASHINGTON, April 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslims civil rights and advocacy organization, today announced its opposition to the confirmation of Mark E. Green as President Trump’s new Army secretary because of his past Islamophobic statements. [NOTE: Also today, CAIR called for hate crime investigations of apparently bias-motivated incidents targeting Muslims in Wisconsin and Texas. CAIR said the incidents are part of “almost daily” attacks on American Muslims and other minority groups nationwide in recent months. SEE: http://tinyurl.com/HateIncidents ] The Trump administration announced Green’s nomination on Friday. Green is a retired Army officer and Tennessee state senator. [NOTE: The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee is...

Unum launches stop loss coverage for self-insured companies
Unum launches stop loss coverage for self-insured companies

2017-04-12

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Leading benefits provider Unum (NYSE:UNM) is entering a new market with the launch of Unum Stop Loss. “Entry into this market broadens the scope of financial protection Unum provides and increases the value we bring to employers,” said Rich Williams, senior vice president and general manager of Unum’s new Stop Loss business. Stop loss covers self-insured employers if their employees’ medical claims exceed expectations. The coverage also gives employers more flexibility in designing and managing their health plans. Unum will begin selling policies late summer with effective dates of Jan. 1, 2018. The product will be available nationwide...

Unum launches stop loss coverage for self-insured companies
Unum launches stop loss coverage for self-insured companies

2017-04-12

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Leading benefits provider Unum (NYSE:UNM) is entering a new market with the launch of Unum Stop Loss. “Entry into this market broadens the scope of financial protection Unum provides and increases the value we bring to employers,” said Rich Williams, senior vice president and general manager of Unum’s new Stop Loss business. Stop loss covers self-insured employers if their employees’ medical claims exceed expectations. The coverage also gives employers more flexibility in designing and managing their health plans. Unum will begin selling policies late summer with effective dates of Jan. 1, 2018. The product will be available nationwide...

Nine public schools awarded total of $450,000 by Leonore Annenberg School Fund
Nine public schools awarded total of $450,000 by Leonore Annenberg School Fund

2017-04-12

PHILADELPHIA, April 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Nine public elementary schools in three states will each receive a $50,000 grant from the Leonore Annenberg School Fund for Children, which provides underfunded schools in rural and urban areas with much-needed resources to make a difference in the lives of young children. The Leonore Annenberg School Fund’s 2017 grants, which total $450,000, will furnish schools with resources such as theater and dance programs, computers and educational technology, library upgrades, and new books and e-readers for classrooms and libraries. The schools were chosen in consultation with the nonprofit partner organizations Council for Educational Change, Center for Arts Education, Public Education Foundation, and Rural School and Community Trust. These awards mark the 10th and final year of grants from the Leonore Annenberg...

Tranco Goes Global
Tranco Goes Global

2017-04-12

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., April 12, 2017 — Tranco, a broad based logistics provider headquartered in Chattanooga, TN, today announced the launch of Tranco Global, a supplier of international supply chain solutions.  To assist in the expansion, the company tapped industry veteran Brad Kemp to help co-found the company.  “Brad is a 30-year veteran of the industry, having worked for some of the world’s largest operators like FedEx and UPS,” said Bruce Trantham speaking from the Tranco headquarters. “Additionally, he’s helped us negotiate the complicated licensing process required for market entry.” When asked about the expansion, Mr. Kemp added, “I couldn’t be more thrilled to join the team.  The Tranco organization has been able to make some real impact in the southeast.  The addition of Tranco Global provides an opportunity to expand both nationally and globally.” “Tranco Global is full service international supply chain provider, offering...

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