An effective purchasing strategy is at the core of successful purchasing departments. Strategies that offer total value to an organization should be the goal of all purchasing organizations. Purchasing professionals around the world are always
Bjorn Ahlstrom, president and chief executive officer of Volvo North American Corporation, has announced the appointment of Robert Bridge as president and chief executive officer of Volvo Penta of America. Headquartered in Rockleigh, N.J., VPA
An ABS research project deflates the mystique surrounding parametric roll, a rare but dangerous phenomenon particularly threatening to containers/lips. In October 1998, a large, post- Panamax containership limped into the port of Seattle, a victim
Curtis S. Townshend has been appointed vice president, marine sales, for Mobil Sales and Supply, New York. He succeeds J. Owen- Smith who has assumed new duties with the Mobil organization in London. The Marine Sales Department is responsible
Ingram Barge Company of Nashville, Tenn., has completed a broad restructuring of its organization to enhance its marketing effectiveness and facilitate efficient administration of Ingram's growing fleet. Neil N. Diehl, Ingram Barge Company's chairman,
Jeffrey M. Driesen, vice president, marketing and sales of Star Lines Shipping Co., Inc., has announced the appointment of Hassan Ansari to the p o s i t i o n of vice president/Iranian sales. Commenting on the appointment, Mr. Driesen said, "Mr.
J JH Inc., a leading naval engineering organization with facilities located in Crystal City, Va., Portsmouth, Va., Cherry Hill, N.J., Bath, Maine, Panama City, Fla., and Long Beach, Calif., recently announced the expansion of their CADAM capability to their Portsmouth facility.
Lavino Shipping Company, Philadelphia, Pa., announced recently that it had been purchased from E.J. Lavino and Company, its corporate parent, by an investment group represented by the shipping company's current management. F.H. Muldoon, president of Lavino Shipping Company,
The following organization changes and personnel appointments have been announced by H.I. Goodman, president of Gulf Trading & Transportation (GT& T) Company, a division of Gulf Oil Corporation. Named vice presidents in GT& T's Pittsburgh, Pa.
Joseph F. McGoldrick, chairman and chief executive officer, John W. McGrath Corporation, has been elected a member of the board of directors of Barber Steamship Lines, Inc. In making the announcement, Edward J. Barber, chairman of Barber Steamship, commented: "Mr.