News / New chapter opens as Caterpillar finally quits logistics sector with sale of Neovia

first_imgHe said: “It is important to note that there will be no changes to the way our teams and customers interact on a daily basis.“The acquisition will allow us to leverage our strengths, which will provide the basis for our transformation and growth, and to further enhance the quality and range of our services. We will continue to upgrade our services,” he continued.Platinum had spent the latter half of 2012 separating the logistics  business from the parent Caterpillar group and renamed it Neovia Logistics, appointing Mr Opdeweegh, a veteran Dutch logistics operator, as its chief executive.In June 2013, it completed the acquisition of the contract logistics division of US logistics provider MIQ Holdings in a bid to “expand opportunities in end markets like technology, retail and healthcare”. By Gavin van Marle 15/10/2014 Giant US heavy machinery manufacturer Caterpillar has finally exited the logistics market after selling its stake in its former in-house logistics business.Caterpillar retained a 35% stake in Neovia Logistics, formerly known as Caterpillar Logistics, when 65% was sold to investment firm Platinum Equity in July 2012. This week the two shareholders agreed to sell Neovia to a Goldman Sachs investment fund and investment funds affiliated with private equity house Rhône Capital.The acquisition, for an undisclosed amount, is expected to completed in 60 days and is awaiting competition and merger clearanceNeovia chief executive Jos Opdeweegh welcomed the new investors and reassured customers that there would be little impact on their relationship.last_img read more

Chair of Business and Computer Science

first_imgSedentary work. Employees may occasionally be required to exertup to 10 to 15 pounds of force to lift, carry, push, pull orotherwise move objects. Normal office conditions. Must be available to work a flexibleschedule.  Position OverviewBay State College invites applications for Chair ofthe Division of Business and ComputerScience. Bay State seeksan accomplished computer scientist and educator tojoin a bold and innovative team that is committed to studentsuccess. We are looking for a visionary leader who can build andlead relevant and vibrant programs that will be hallmarks of a 21stcentury career-centered education.Reporting to the Chief Academic Officer, the DivisionChair of Business and Computer Science is a memberof the Senior Academic LeadershipTeam. The Division Chair carries out all of theduties necessary to lead and manage the College’s Business andComputer Science programs, including program development andreview, collaboration with marketingto attract stronger students into theprograms, recruitment of qualified and effectivefaculty, and the adoption of high-impact teachingand advising methods that contribute tostudent success and retention across all Division’sprograms. The Chair also participates in Collegeand Boston-area events to promote thestature and visibility of the Division. Operating ina coordinated effort with the Chief Academic Officer, the programAdvisory Board, as well as other academic administrators, theDivision Chair provides support and guidance to studentsand faculty and serves in a leadership role in alldepartment functions.  ResponsibilitiesDevelop and market new programs forthe Division.  Provide academic oversight for all divisionprograms.  Recruit, hire, and mentor faculty. Teach two courses per year in computer science. Support student success and retention. Educate the broader Bay State community about theDivision’s programs and opportunities. Develop relationships with employers and relevant organizationsto expand the available internship opportunities forstudents. Contribute to the development of courses in a varietyof delivery modes (hybrid, face-to-face,online).  Plan and administer a budgetfor the Division’s programs. Other responsibilities as determined by the Chief AcademicOfficer.RequirementsMasters required, Doctorate preferred, in ComputerScience, Technology Education or related Computer Scienceprogram. Record of holding positions of increasingresponsibility in the industry and/or highereducation. Fiscal and personnel management experience. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to act effectivelyas a member of a team. Ability to communicate successfully with alldepartments within the College as well as business and regulatorypersonnel. Bilingual language is a plus.Working ConditionsSupervision is required. Travel is primarily local during the business day. May requiretravel to other locations occasionally.Benefits and PerksMedical, Vision, and DentalLife, AD&D, Short, and Long-Term DisabilityFlexible Spending Account401K Retirement Plan12 Paid HolidaysFloating and Birthday HolidayVacation and Sick TimePersonal DaysEmployee Assistance ProgramPre-Hire ProcessMust be authorized to work in the United StatesBay State College does not provide employment sponsorshipHow to ApplyInterested and qualified candidates should email a currentresume and cover letter to [email protected] include Chair of Business and ComputerScience and your full name in thesubject line. No phone calls please.About Bay State CollegeBay State College is a private career-focused college founded in1946 in the Back Bay neighborhood of Boston. With a mission toprepare students for successful careers and global citizenshipthrough academic rigor and individualized support, Bay State seekseducational leaders ready to develop students for professional andpersonal well-being far into the 21st century.Bay State College is an equal opportunity employerand all qualified applicants will receive consideration foremployment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,national origin, disability status, protected veteran status,gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, andpregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protectedby law.last_img read more

Guillaume Gille is new French national team coach

first_imgShareTweetShareShareEmail EURO 2022: Serbia upsets France at Toni Gerona and Guillaume Gille’s debut! Guillaume Gille named the French squad for the World Cup Recommended for you Related Items:Didier Dinart, Guillaume Gille Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published.Comment Name Email Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. First French squad of Guillaume Gille 1 Comment 1 Comment Pingback: Erick Mathe to assist Gille in French staff | Quality Sports News ShareTweetShareShareEmail CommentsNow it is official. Two days after L Equipe brought the story about dismissing Didier Dinart from the position of the French national team head-coach, the Federation confirmed that.Dinart’s assistant, also legendary player of the French team, Guillaume Gille will replace him.He will lead the team for the first time at Olympic qualification tournament in April.“I am aware of responsibility of leading such a project like French national team”, said Gille.“We are waiting for united reaction”, said FHF president Joel Deplanque.PHOTO: French Handball Federationlast_img read more