Read all about it. News International, a subsidiary of the global media company News Corp., received a "Highly Commended" designation in the 2003 Newspaper Awards' "Most Innovative Technology of the Year" AdFast Award competition. News International received the commendation for an automated palletizing installation at its Wapping, London, facility. The Wapping installation includes 12 customized palletizers and automated stretch wrappers made by Alvey Systems, an FKI Logistex member company.
Orange rigs bring home the gold. Schneider National Inc., a transportation and logistics services provider, has been named a Chrysler Group Gold Award winner for 2002. Schneider National hauled 160,000 loads for the Chrysler Group in 2002 and provided truckload, dedicated and intermodal services with a nearly perfect on-time rate.
Good cHemiätry. Averitt Express, a motor freight transportation and supply chain management service provider, has received an Outstanding Service award from DuPont Logistics, based on the carrier's record of customer satisfaction, safety and zero distribution incidents in 2002.
Express lane. A radio-frequency identification (RFID) project developed by Intermec Technologies Corp. and its partners to increase levels of security along the U.S.-Canadian border has been named an Exhibitor Best Solution at this year's Government Technology Conference East. The NEXUS system, developed jointly by the United States and Canada to expedite border crossings by low-risk travelers, relies on a backbone of Intermec Intellitag radiofrequency identification technology.
Cruising to an easy victory. GT Nexus, a provider of global logistics software and IT services, has been included in Forbes magazine's annual directory of "Best of the Web" companies. GT Nexus, the company behind the Global Transportation Network, a Web exchange backed by a consortium of 13 ocean shipping companies, was one of nine companies honored for their success navigating the B2B marketplace.