Konecranes Reveals STS Crane Concept

Konecranes’ Director Port Technology, Dr. Hannu Oja, revealed a new concept for STS cranes at Port Technology’s Container Terminal Automation Conference  on March 14, 2018. The crane, equipped with a boom that can reach across the entire width of the ship, allows for container pick-up, transfer and drop-down by a trolley that travels along the boom and a fixed bridge girder. The crane could travel along the quay on rails to position itself as needed with each line of containers on the ship deck or below, or that it could also…

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Manager – Strategy & Investor Relations vacancy with Stellar

Job Description: Scope: Drive the business strategy by building relationship and managing external stakeholders. Role: Regular interaction with the existing investor and manage seamless relationships with them and provide company updates and plans. Interaction and networking with potential future investors (PE Funds, Investments Banks, etc). Work closely on merger & acquisition. Scan the Target Universe, Facilitating Due Diligence – Biz & Commercial, Legal, Valuation Support, Term Sheet & Transaction Documentation Support Conduct market intelligence and keep a vigilant check on the stakeholders. Responsible to manage business analytics for ensuring right business…

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Future group to support IPL 2018

Kishore Biyani-led Future Group has become the associate sponsor with Star India for the upcoming Vivo-IPL 2018. The eleventh edition of the popular tournament will begin on April 7. Star India, the official broadcaster has the media rights for the next five seasons of the high-stake tournament. “We are excited to partner Vivo IPL 2018 because it will be presented in five regional languages along with English to a never-before 700 million viewers through multiple screens, languages and higher interactivity,” Future Group CEO-Food Business Sadashiv Nayak has been quoted as saying in a media…

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UPS chatbot now available on Google Assistant

UPS has launched its popular chatbot on the Google Assistant, giving customers another convenient way to retrieve information on package deliveries and other UPS services via the Assistant on Android phones, iPhones, smart speakers like Google Home and other compatible devices. The chatbot’s expansion to the Google Assistant also marks an important step for UPS as it makes new inroads into Artificial Intelligence (AI). The company, which aims to engage its customers and consumers through the online platforms they prefer, introduced the chatbot in 2016 through Facebook Messenger, Skype and Amazon Alexa. “UPS…

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FedEx to invest over $1 billion in Memphis hub

Global air cargo major FedEx Corp has initiated a new development project at its Memphis hub as part of the company’s continued investment in technology and operations to meet growing customer demand. The project includes construction of a large new sort facility, installation of state-of-the-art sort systems in the new building, construction of a bulk truckload building and a new area to improve handling of the oversized shipments that have increased with the growth in e-commerce. FedEx Corp. Chairman and CEO Frederick W. Smith said, “Modernization and expansion of the…

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