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Local Businesswoman Picks up Prize for Best Executive Coaching Specialist 2020

At SME News’ fourth annual Greater London Enterprise Awards, the prize for Best Executive Coaching Specialist 2020 went to businesswoman Shweta Jhajharia and Growth Idea Limited.

Shweta is one of the leading authorities on business value building and this award adds to a long list of accolades she has built up over a decade of helping business executives to improve upon their leadership, management and business strategy.as

She is a respected speaker, having delivered keynotes at events such as the Business Show and Going Global. She has also written an Amazon bestseller, Sparks: Ideas to Ignite Business Growth. The framework her book is based upon, the 6M model, is her personal how-to on building a profitable business.

Growth Idea, led by Shweta and her team of specialist consultants, aids business executives in reaching the next level of growth for their businesses. Their High Performance Executive Board programme is built upon the established support of a board of directors and provides a higher level of support and accountability to SME’s, who may not have the resources or experience for this otherwise.

Along with the support of a selected board of executives, her clients also receive the support of a dedicated consultant and a team of experts in areas such as sales, marketing and finance.

Jhajharia’s other notable awards have included two prestigious Stevie® Awards, known as the “Oscars of the business world,” CEO Monthly’s Outstanding Business Woman of the Year, Top 20 Global Trainers and Influencers of 2020 and she has been ranked amongst the Global Top 30 Coaching Professionals since 2017, the first British-Indian woman to have reached this achievement.

The SME News awards recognises businesses that strive to be the best in their fields and that distinguish themselves from their competitors. Awards are awarded based purely on merit, so winners are recognised because they have worked themselves to the top of their field and are stand-out performers.

“I am delighted and humbled at being recognised by SME News for this award,” Jhajharia said. “This award comes at a time when many businesses may be feeling the strain but I credit, as always, the efforts of my team and my clients, for showing the fortitude to come out fighting and thriving as a result.”

Contact Information
Growth Idea
Amol Maheshwari
+442076271234
info@growthidea.co.uk
growthidea.co.uk

Dealer Scanning announced that it has become a participant in the CDK Global Partner Program

Peachtree City, GA, January 07, 2021 – Dealer Scanning, a leading cloud based automotive document scanning company, today announced that it has become a participant in the CDK Global Partner Program. As a member of one of the largest third-party partner program in the industry, Dealer Scanning is now part of a marketplace of applications and integration that CDK Global, Inc, a leading enabler of end-to-end automotive commerce, developed to help automotive dealers succeed.

Dealer Scanning is a leading, cloud based, document scanning technology company specializing in providing car dealerships with a an easy to use, customized scanning system for service and accounting departments, see repair order scanning demo. Since its inception in 2012, Dealer Scanning has helped car dealerships remove the inefficient, slow, and expensive repair order (RO) paper filing process, and helped turn 100s of millions of paper ROs into a secured and easy to find digital repair orders for all their clients.

“Our ability to fully integrate with CDK allows dealers to have an up-to-date, real time snapshot of their entire repair order document scanning process,” said Dealer Scanning CEO Cesar Augustus. “By joining the CDK Partner Program, we know that our clients can feel completely assured that all documents are being scanned properly and efficiently. This is very important, specially under a warranty audit.”

The CDK Global Partner Program provides its partners with access to a diverse CDK ecosystem through the ability to integrate with a range of CDK applications, as well as with CDK dealer websites. Dealer Scanning’s easy to use scanning solution and CDK repair order integration, allows users to easily find scanned repair orders, and accurately report on the scanning process, by showing missed scanned ROs, but more importantly by showing which warranty repair orders have been missed scanned.

“We’re very pleased to introduce Dealer Scanning as the newest member of the CDK Global Partner Program,” said Howard Gardner, vice president and general manager, CDK Data Services. “Dealer Scanning is a welcome addition to our vibrant program that provides dealers with a range of partner choices and the assurance that their programs can be seamlessly integrated with our applications.”

About CDK Global

With more than $2 billion in revenues, CDK Global is a leading global provider of integrated information technology and digital marketing solutions to the automotive retail and adjacent industries. Focused on enabling end-to-end automotive commerce, CDK Global provides solutions to dealers in more than 100 countries around the world, serving approximately 30,000 retail locations and most automotive manufacturers. CDK solutions automate and integrate all parts of the dealership and buying process from targeted digital advertising and marketing campaigns to the sale, financing, insuring, parts supply, repair, and maintenance of vehicles. Visit https://www.cdkglobal.com

About the CDK Global Partner Program

The CDK Partner Program now numbers more than 430 partner companies and 600 unique applications auto dealers can use to run their businesses. As part of the CDK ecosystem, the CDK Partner Program provides data and workflow integration to a wide range of third parties, OEMs and dealers. For a full list of partners and applications available through the program, visit https://www.cdkglobal.com/us/partners-list.

About Dealer Scanning

Dealer Scanning provides car dealerships with a simple to use customized scanning station to scan repair orders, deal jackets, parts invoices, rental agreements & vendor invoices. Dealer Scanning’s industry-only real time reporting allows dealerships to have a complete snapshot of their entire scanning process. Visit DealerScanning.com for more information.

Contact Information
Dealer Scanning
Deana Cruz
800-783-1540
deana@dealerscanning.com
https://www.dealerscanning.com

McKesson Fills Initial Government Orders for Moderna’s COVID-19 Vaccine

McKesson Empowering Healthcare

IRVING, Texas – As part of Operation Warp Speed, the U.S. government’s public-private partnership to deliver COVID-19 vaccines to Americans, and under the direction of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), McKesson began distributing Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccines and the ancillary supply kits needed to administer them. After months of preparation, which included establishing dedicated distribution centers and assembling supply kits, the company is primed to support the nation during this significant healthcare challenge.

Brian Tyler, CEO, McKesson said, “We are honored to be a partner with the U.S. government and other private-sector companies such as Moderna to support in the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines and the ancillary supply kits. In March, our world seemed to change overnight. But with a renewed sense of commitment and intensified focus, we’ve come together across industries and forged public and private partnerships to help restore and protect the health and well-being of people around the world. With our exceptional group of employees managing the effort, we stand ready as a company to meet this historical moment.”

Key facts include:

  • McKesson, a global leader in healthcare supply chain management, is managing two different aspects of the distribution efforts in coordination with the U.S. government. The company is distributing all supply kits for COVID-19 vaccines, as well as the distribution of frozen or refrigerated COVID-19 vaccines. McKesson is not distributing the Pfizer ultra-frozen vaccine.
  • McKesson has a long history of managing the pharmaceutical and medical supply chain in the U.S., as well as handling the distribution of vaccines. The company has been the centralized distributor for the CDC’s Vaccines for Children program for 13 years, including during the H1N1 public health crisis.
  • The U.S. government is making all decisions related to where, when and how many doses McKesson will distribute. The company filled the first order from the CDC on Sunday, December 20. Our shipping partners should deliver initial vaccine orders at administration sites nationwide on Monday, Dec. 21, 2020.
  • Maintaining the cold chain is a priority for the company. Upon arrival at a McKesson vaccine distribution center, McKesson will verify that the vaccines were maintained at the proper temperature while in transit and will place the vaccines inside a large-scale, pharmaceutical-grade freezer designed to maintain proper temperatures.
  • The freezers are equipped with sophisticated controls, monitoring systems and alarms intended to ensure the vaccines remain within the appropriate temperature ranges.
  • After receiving CDC orders, from inside the freezers the vaccine doses will be packed into insulated coolers with specialized cold packs and a temperature monitor so the administration site can verify that the vaccine doses stayed within the required temperature range during transit.
  • For the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, the ancillary supply kit normally will be sent at the same time as the vaccines. The kits include alcohol prep pads, face shields, surgical masks, needles and syringes, a vaccine administration sheet, and a vaccine record and reminder card.
  • The company has partnered with FedEx and UPS, who will deliver the vaccines and ancillary supply kits to administration sites throughout the country.
  • Through Operation Warp Speed, McKesson partners closely with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the CDC. For the ancillary supply kit production and distribution, McKesson has partnered with the Strategic National Stockpile, which is part of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response within HHS.

About McKesson Corporation

McKesson Corporation is a global leader in healthcare supply chain management solutions, retail pharmacy, community oncology and specialty care, and healthcare information solutions. McKesson partners with pharmaceutical manufacturers, providers, pharmacies, governments and other organizations in healthcare to help provide the right medicines, medical products and healthcare services to the right patients at the right time, safely and cost-effectively. United by our ICARE shared principles, our employees work every day to innovate and deliver opportunities that make our customers and partners more successful – all for the better health of patients. McKesson has been named a “Most Admired Company” in the healthcare wholesaler category by FORTUNE, a “Best Place to Work” by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, and a top military-friendly company by Military Friendly. For more information, visit https://www.mckesson.com.

Contact Information
David Matthews (On-site at Olive Branch, Miss.)
david.matthews@mckesson.com
214.952.0833
or
Lori Dolginoff
lori.dolginoff@mckesson.com

Emisshield Inc. Granted New Patent for Thermally Enhancing Trizar® Fabrics

Thermal Enhancements Additives
Thermal Enhancements Additives

Blacksburg, VA, December 19, 2020 – Emisshield Inc.’s new patent, Thermal Enhancements Additives Useful for Fabrics, is a new invention that uniquely adds emissivity agents to enhance the heat properties of fabrics. Originally used for NASA spaceship tiles, these Emisshield materials can be added to fibers, films, and coatings to either keep fabrics warmer longer or to reduce heat buildup by wicking heat away.

“We have done an extensive amount of work on using the science of emissivity to bring performance to active clothing for both winter and summer activities,” commented CEO of Emisshield Inc. John Olver PhD. “The challenges of temperatures in outer space have been solved through using high and low emissivity materials that actively respond to heat. On earth, certain minerals in sand become scalding hot in the sun where other beaches the sand reflects heat without picking up temperature. We use the science of emissivity to engineer how fabrics manage heat.”

Traditional fabrics trap heat the body produces to keep you comfortable and to provide more warmth they add weight or bulk. By adding these unique Emisshield materials into fibers or coatings, these new space age fabrics increase warmth without additional weight or bulk. The additives actively absorb and re radiate heat to keep you warmer longer and manage temperature more efficiently. Testing shows the additional accumulation of heat in treated fabrics versus control fabrics range from 5 to 18 degrees depending on the application.

Trizar® technology has launched products using the Emisshield patented materials to provide high tech solutions for Outerwear, midlayer, baselayer, Denim, and even waterproof breathable films. “The goal of having more warmth without adding weight is attractive to everyone that spends time enjoying the outdoors or commutes to work,” added Brad Poorman CEO of Clean Textile Technology. “We were fascinated by the breadth of application of the technology and just recently had a break through with new yarn and fiber offerings that can double the heat accumulation of a polyester yarn.” FORLOH hunting just launched a “Deep Space” base and midlayer system using Trizar ® Technology.

Beyond winter applications that use high emissivity additives, Trizar® Fabrics also has a separate low emissivity product that reduces heat build up in outdoor activities and in the sun. Trizar® Technology was recently adopted by the Major League Lacrosse teams for all their New Balance® uniforms to reduce heat accumulation out in the sun. “Our patent covers the full spectrum of heat and UV challenges of fabric applications to keep you cooler in the sun,” says Olver. “Low emissivity products are commonly used in sheer films to make Low-E windows for buildings saving energy and keeping buildings cooler.”

Emisshield Inc. is the manufacturer and distributor of Emisshield® Coating Systems. Our Coating Systems are formulated with High Emissivity Ceramic Materials that feature heat re-radiation capabilities designed for industrial heat applications over a wide temperature range up to 3,100°F (1700°C). Emisshield’s core technology was originally designed and developed by NASA for the X-33 and X-34 space vehicle missions. Since Emisshield licensed the technology from NASA in 2001 our materials have been enhanced, tested and proven to work around the world in many different intense atmospheres throughout the Hydrocarbon & Chemical, Shelter and Clothing, Iron & Steel and Glass Industries. https://www.emisshield.com

Trizar® technology provides thermal management fabrics for Outdoor, Consumer, Athletic and Home Industries. Products using high emissivity materials have been used by Ski, Snowboard and Hunting companies (Kjus, O’Neill, FORLOH, Levi’s, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, Mark’s) to consumers warmer longer. Products using low emissivity additives have been used in athletic and consumer products to keep everyone cooler in the sun (New Balance, Endeavour Athletic, Quiksilver, Nepa, Callaway). https://www.trizartechnology.com

Contact Information
Clean Textile Technology
Brad Poorman
720-560-2717
https://www.trizartechnology.com
john.olver@emisshield.com

Dr. Rick Wallace Releasing 23rd Book, Merging Souls

HOUSTON – Dec. 17, 2020 – Rick Wallace, Ph.D., Psy.D., is recognized as a leader in the field of Visionetics and Psychocybernetics. He has authored countless academic papers and articles on human behavior and human performance. A great deal of Dr. Wallace’s work centers on redeveloping the self-image or self-concept — literally constructing a future vision based on a new concept of self without limitations.

Some may be unaware that Dr. Wallace has done extensive work in the field of relationship development. His fourth book, When Your House Is Not a Home, is one of his best sellers and is the precursor to his latest contribution, Merging Souls: Healing, Hope & Restoration for Modern Marriages.

When asked what readers could expect from his latest book, Dr. Wallace responded, “a more comprehensive examination of the historical context of marriage. The goal was to take my readers deeper into the nature of marriage — its intent. I have discovered that a common contributor to failed marriages is the presence of unrealistic or unspoken expectations. I want them to be aware of and prepared for the pitfalls before they encounter them.”

When asked how this book differs from his last book on marriage, When Your House Is Not A Home, he replied, “the first book focused on marriage conflict resolution. This book focuses on holistic preparation and engagement within the union. The content will lead couples away from the romanticism of marriage to create a cathexis centered on the practical aspects of marriage.”

Dr. Wallace pointed out that there is something in this book for those who are not yet married but plan to get married. He said, “the ideal situation is to have people prepared for marriage long before they arrive at the altar. Far too many couples enter into the institution of marriage without a lucid perspicacity of what it takes to sustain the marriage. Very few married couples prepare themselves to handle life after the honeymoon stage. Hopefully, Merging Souls will give them a much-needed headstart.

Marriages play such an integral role in stabilizing society. Yet, it has been disregarded by many, while others approach it casually — investing little interest and effort in the development of something meant to be a life-long undertaking.

Dr. Wallace is currently in the midst of his pre-release launch. He is offering Merging Souls; those who wish to preorder their autographed copy of the book can order it on the official site of The Visionetics Institute (https://www.rickwallacephd.link/merging-souls/).

Contact Information
Houston – Texas – United States
info@odyssey-mediagroup.com
2817147551

UK Regulatory Announcement Net Asset Value

LONDON – Dec 17, 2020

FundsDateTIDMISIN CodeShares in IssueCurrencyNet Asset ValueNAV/per Share
First Trust Indxx Innovative Transaction & Process UCITS ETF16.12.2020LEGR LNIE00BF5DXP422,000,002.00USD54,246,794.8227.123

Category Code: NAV
Sequence Number: 724848
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20201217T090047+0000

Contact Information
First Trust Global Funds PLC

Cloud-Based Mine Water Management Tool Now Even Better with Upgraded Features

Lakewood, CO, December 16, 2020 – MIKE Mine collates online and offline data with model predictions and displays the most essential performance indicators and real-time water management data on a customised dashboard accessible from any mobile device, tablet or computer. We have recently upgraded the mapping, data and accounts pages to further enhance user experience.

Mapping
New time scaling features for timeseries charts, the ability to zoom in on selected areas of the map, improved visibility of layers and instant access to key information through a simple mouse hover.

Data
A significant upgrade to the MIKE Mine data page is the ability to import generic file formats, allowing for the various data logger files, daily entry forms and master data spreadsheets to be directly imported without the need to reformat, share or process the data.

Accounts
The new accounts page gives the customer the power to add and edit user accounts so that they can instantly control and monitor access at their fingertips.

Get a complete overview of real-time water conditions – quick
Water is an essential part of running and maintaining efficient mining operations. Clever mine water management operations therefore call for a thorough understanding of existing conditions while learning from historical data to improve future decision-making. The industry has the knowledge and engineering capabilities in order to do so, and generally has sufficient monitoring and environmental data available. Yet, in many cases, situational awareness is still lacking. Operators at mine sites are struggling with displaying large amounts of data to quickly obtain a complete and accurate picture of real-time water conditions.

“Having easy access to essential mine water data has proven to reduce timelines for analysis and evaluation of water related risks, improve the efficiency of water operations, reduce water management costs and improve auditability of workflows,” explains Elizabeth Major, Senior Hydrologist and MIKE Mine Lead. “It also provides a continuous value-cycle between the physical system and the cyber equivalent, allowing outcomes of future management actions to be tested, optimised and automated. This maximises opportunities while ensuring effective and safe decisions are made continuously in a highly dynamic and changing environment, minimising the requirement for human intervention.”

DHI Group Inc.
DHI Group Inc.

To learn more about MIKE Mine and to request a free demo, visit DHI’s website.

Contact Information
DHI Water & Environment, Inc.
Jennifer J. Mathers
303-641-2944
marketing@dhigroup.com
https://www.dhigroup.com

Hyster-Yale Group and Capacity Trucks to develop electric, automation-ready terminal tractors

Capacity Trucks Inc.
Capacity Trucks Inc.

Greenville, N.C. (Dec. 14, 2020) – Hyster-Yale Group and Capacity Trucks are joining forces to address growing demand for environmentally sustainable terminal tractor solutions in port, terminal and distribution center markets. The two companies signed a memorandum of understanding to co-develop electric and hydrogen-powered terminal tractors with automation-ready capabilities. Initial prototypes are targeted to be available in 2021 for market testing.

The collaboration leverages each company’s product expertise in the global material handling solutions market, bringing together Capacity’s robust terminal truck platform and Hyster-Yale Group’s vast experience in lift truck electric powertrain technology and hydrogen fuel cell technology developed by its subsidiary company, Nuvera. VDL Automated Vehicles, a subsidiary of VDL Groep BV, is designated as the preferred integration partner and supplier for automation.

“We are working closely with our customers to achieve their zero-emissions goals and responding to their needs with the most robust electric and hydrogen fuel cell solutions through this strategic partnership with Hyster-Yale,” says Ryan Rockafellow, Vice President and General Manager, Capacity Trucks. “Together our companies bring best-in-class capabilities to provide and help our customers adapt to a changing marketplace with advanced technology.”

Hyster-Yale Group Inc.
Hyster-Yale Group Inc.

The agreement includes exclusive manufacturing and supply provisions, with units branded separately as either Capacity® or Hyster® – one of Hyster-Yale Group’s industry-leading forklift truck brands with an established presence in port, rail terminal and distribution center environments. In addition to co-developing products, the partnership is also designed to capitalize on the companies’ combined sales, distribution and service capabilities through their existing dealer networks and corporate sales teams.

“Partnering with Capacity enables us to leverage our investment in electrification and automation solutions to better serve our customers as a more comprehensive resource,” says David Leblanc, Vice President, Strategy, Planning and Business Development, Hyster-Yale Group. “We look forward to putting our combined power to work.”

Company Contact:
Jeremy Cayton
Hyster-Yale Group
252-329-7553
jeremy.cayton@hyster-yale.com

Media Contact:
Dan Gauss
Koroberi
336-409-5391
dan@koroberi.com

Hyster-Yale Group
5875 Landerbrook Drive, Suite 300
Cleveland, Ohio 44124-4069

About Hyster-Yale Group
Hyster-Yale Group, Inc., designs, engineers, manufactures, sells and services a comprehensive line of lift trucks and aftermarket parts marketed globally primarily under the Hyster® and Yale® brand names. Hyster-Yale Group is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. (NYSE:HY). Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. and its subsidiaries, headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, employ approximately 7,600 people world-wide.

About Capacity Trucks
Capacity began in 1974, and over the past 45+ years, they’ve set the standard in what customers look for in a durable and hardworking yard truck. Now a part of the REV Group family of specialty vehicles (NYSE: REVG), customers will find Capacity Trucks in the busiest ports, rail terminals, and warehouse/distribution centers throughout the world. Known for superb design, innovative engineering, durability, and a customer-focused culture, Capacity’s reputation for service has also grown with an ever-expanding network of dedicated dealers.

Qualcomm XR Enterprise Program adds 3D HoloGroup to Partner Roster

3D HoloGroup
3D HoloGroup

SAN DIEGO – Dec. 13, 2020 – Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, has added 3D HoloGroup to its Qualcomm® XR Enterprise Program (XEP) first unveiled at Enterprise Wearable Technology Summit 2019. The Qualcomm XEP is designed to accelerate the adoption of virtual (VR) and augmented reality (AR), collectively known as extended reality (XR), in industries including architecture, engineering and construction, aerospace, automotive, education, energy, entertainment, food & beverage, healthcare, insurance, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, retail, transportation and travel. The program offers members access to a global community of resources, promotional and co-marketing opportunities, business development and visibility into upcoming Qualcomm Technologies’ hardware and software roadmap and product features, among other benefits.

In its inaugural year, Qualcomm XEP members are already disrupting several industries. 3D HoloGroup is currently in the design and implementation mode with three innovative concepts that will revolutionize the automation and medical sectors. Greg Partin commented, “We could not be more pleased than to be a part of Qualcomm’s enterprise program and join the ranks of such a prestigious group of technology companies.” He added, “We’re working on some projects now we believe will benefit not only the enterprise community in efficiencies, but will make it easier for physicians and healthcare workers to do their job and people with debilitating disorders to function”.

About 3D HoloGroup
3D HoloGroup
, the AR software architecture and systems integration specialist, is on track to provide the largest selection of AR hardware and ancillary brands on the market. Our customers come from a wide array of enterprise and commercial sectors. They use 3D HoloGroup products and services to provide instructional training for their personnel, students and customers; create hands-free, safer work environments and compliance with government regulations, enhance comprehension with visual learning of complex procedures; and many other uses AR lends itself to. Our partners encompass globally respected names in augmented reality, artificial intelligence, technology, design and quality. They trust us to deliver the best, most efficient, technically advanced and cost effective solution their customers, and our customers, demand.

What’s your need? Visit today and see what we can do for you.https://3dhologroup.com/

Vingle.Live Has Reinvented Online Dating

Denver, CO, December 13, 2020 – Jennifer Woods is an expert in the fields of online dating and matchmaking. Having worked in the industry for more than 20 years, she has developed a keen insight into the benefits and common pitfalls of online dating, particularly in the midst of a pandemic. She created Vingle.Live out of a desire to help sincere singles find each other. Each night there is a Vingle (short for virtual mingle) happening on Zoom. Local singles can get together safely in a group video chat, and a host provides topics, games, and monitoring.

Vingle.Live
Vingle.Live

“When I saw all the different ways people were using Zoom to adapt to remote work, I saw a real opportunity to fix what’s broken with online dating.” – Jennifer Woods

As anyone who has experienced online dating knows, it is fraught with challenges. From fake profiles, to bots, to old profile pictures, to people outright asking for sex or cash, it can feel like a tremendous waste of time. Hours of swiping often results only in frustration (or worse – depression). Jennifer created Vingle.Live so singles could safely interact person to person, from the safety and comfort of home. While this benefit is always great, it is even more relevant during COVID. They can see, talk to, and really get to know someone before investing the time and energy of meeting for a date. Hosts add another layer of security, and create a fun atmosphere.

“I’ve found the Vingle sessions to be fun and relaxed, a great way to get to know new people that are also looking to date. Jennifer does a wonderful job moderating and moving the conversations along with good topic discussions. I’ve attended three Vingles and plan to attend more!” – Paul L.

Vingle.Live is a reinvention of online dating. Combining the intimacy of live human interaction with the safety of meeting virtually, Vingle.Live offers singles the dating solution they have been waiting for.

Visit our website and join Vingle.Live today!

Contact Information
Vingle.Live
Jennifer Woods
720-590-2854
Vingle.Live