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Holland Supply Chain Software Developer Launches Freight Market Index

HOLLAND—BluJay Solutions, a developer of supply chain software and services, has announced the launch of its Freight Market Index (FMI), a monthly report providing transportation market intelligence for shippers, carriers, and industry professionals. The FMI is comprised of key performance indicators derived from more than $18 billion in annualized freight under management transacting within BluJay’s Global Trade

By |2019-11-10T09:14:48-05:00November 10th, 2019|New Products / Contracts|

DTE Energy Names JoAnn Chávez Senior VP, Chief Legal Officer

DETROIT -DTE Energy announced JoAnn Chávez will take on the role of senior vice president and chief legal officer. In this expanded role, Chávez will have overall responsibility for the Office of the General Counsel, Ethics & Compliance and Corporate Security. "Throughout her time at DTE, JoAnn has applied a strategic focus that has produced

By |2019-11-03T17:20:33-05:00November 2nd, 2019|New Products / Contracts|

Stardock App Lets Users Assign Actions To Specific Screen Locations

PLYMOUTH—Stardock Corp. has released new software called TouchTasks, a productivity app that allows users to assign tasks to specific locations on the edge of their touch screen. TouchTasks works by taking advantage of the fact that the touch sensitive area of a touch screen is larger than the display part of the screen. As a

By |2019-10-23T19:27:15-04:00October 23rd, 2019|New Products, New Products / Contracts|

LLamasoft Adds Tax, Tariff, Duty Analysis

ANN ARBOR—LLamasoft, the developer of supply chain analysis and design software. Announced that its software now offers analytics for evaluating alternate business strategies in response to new international taxes and duties. Company officials said the enhanced capability gives multinational enterprises the ability to fully evaluate new sourcing, procurement, and distribution strategies to minimize the impact

More Michigan College Students Earning Success

LANSING – A larger percentage of college students earned success at a Michigan public university or community college in 2017-18, according to data reported by the Center for Educational Performance and Information. Statewide, rates for university students increased across all years; while 3-year, 5-year and 6-year success rates for community college students increased. The rates

By |2019-10-16T20:22:13-04:00October 16th, 2019|Featured, New Products, New Products / Contracts|

DTE Energy Names Micah Ragland Communications Director

DETROIT - DTE Energy has named Micah Ragland, former director of Global Communications at Walmart, Inc., has joined DTE Energy as director of Corporate Communications. “Micah is a great fit for our team,” said Paula Silver, vice president of Corporate Communications. “His experience in diverse communications roles and his passion for sustainability and corporate citizenship

By |2019-10-14T09:09:17-04:00October 13th, 2019|Announcements/New Products, New Products / Contracts|

MSXI Buys California e-Learning Provider

DETROIT—MSX International, the business process outsourcing company supporting car manufacturers around the world, announced that it has acquired Irvine, Calif.-based Pacific Technology Solutions LLC, a provider of e-learning, training development, and performance improvement services to the auto industry. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 1996, PTS provides services to automakers, dealers, and

By |2019-10-10T18:12:16-04:00October 10th, 2019|New Products / Contracts|

Automation Alley Partners With Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center On Industry 4.0 Breakout Session

TROY - Automation Alley had partnered with the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center to offer a breakout session during its Integr8 conference focused on how the smart and connected technologies of Industry 4.0 are converging to disrupt all industries, from automotive and defense to retail and health care. Key sessions include: The Digital Factory: From Threat

By |2019-10-08T17:39:31-04:00October 8th, 2019|New Products / Contracts|

FinTech Consortium, Detroit FinTech Bay Launch Partnership With UM Finance Center

 DETROIT – Fintech Consortium and Detroit FinTech Bay have launched a partnership with the Center for Smart Infrastructure Finance at the University of Michigan to offer a global online certificate program in InfraTech that will be promoted through the Fintech Consortium’s hub locations in Detroit, Silicon Valley, Singapore and Bahrain. The Center is a cofounder

By |2019-10-04T15:41:55-04:00October 4th, 2019|Blockchain, New Products / Contracts|

123Net Connects With Switch Data Center In Grand Rapids

SOUTHFIELD  – 123.Net, Inc., Detroit’s premier network & voice services provider and host of the Detroit Internet Exchange,  announced that it is working with Switch to connect and offer new diverse connectivity with dual-fiber entrances into Switch’s Pyramid Campus in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Switch customers now have the option to use 123Net’s connectivity resources at its Pyramid Campus in Grand

By |2019-10-03T15:04:12-04:00October 3rd, 2019|Featured, New Products / Contracts|