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Japan-based Construction Tech Company Log Build Chooses Vonage to Enhance Customer Experience

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 1:30am

Vonage , a global leader in cloud communications helping businesses accelerate their digital transformation, is enabling Japan-based construction tech company Log Build to seamlessly engage with its customers via high-quality live video calls that encourage collaboration on operations and services to enhance the customer experience.

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  • Vonage , a global leader in cloud communications helping businesses accelerate their digital transformation, is enabling Japan-based construction tech company Log Build to seamlessly engage with its customers via high-quality live video calls that encourage collaboration on operations and services to enhance the customer experience.
  • Log Build was founded with the aim of bringing to the world a service that enables truly necessary remote construction management.
  • I wanted to bring a service to the world that would realise truly necessary remote construction management, said Kenichi Nakabori, CEO of Log Build.
  • With the Vonage Communications Platform, we are happy to support innovative businesses like Log Build as they build the future of immersive engagement.

10-day passport pick up service expansion in Red Deer

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 11:07pm

In addition to the existing passport offices offering pick-up service, Canadians can now both apply and request in-person pick-up of their passport at these four Service Canada Centres.

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  • In addition to the existing passport offices offering pick-up service, Canadians can now both apply and request in-person pick-up of their passport at these four Service Canada Centres.
  • If Canadians need their passport in less than 10 business days, they will need to visit a passport office that offers Express or Urgent pick-up service.
  • "By opening a new passport pick-up location in Red Deer, Service Canada staff are adding capacity, streamlining processes, and putting other solutions in place daily for Albertans.
  • On July 25, Service Canada expanded the passport pick-up service to 5 additional passport offices: Brampton, Whitby, Pointe-Claire, Calgary Sundance and Richmond.

10-day passport pick up service expansion in Sault Ste. Marie

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 10:45pm

In addition to the existing passport offices offering pick-up service, Canadians can now both apply and request in-person pick-up of their passport at these four Service Canada Centres.

Key Points: 
  • In addition to the existing passport offices offering pick-up service, Canadians can now both apply and request in-person pick-up of their passport at these four Service Canada Centres.
  • If Canadians need their passport in less than 10 business days, they will need to visit a passport office that offers Express or Urgent pick-up service.
  • Service Canada is fully committed to providing passport services within 50km of the home of Canadians.
  • On July 25, Service Canada expanded the passport pick-up service to 5 additional passport offices: Brampton, Whitby, Pointe-Claire, Calgary Sundance and Richmond.

Digi-Key Celebrates Ribbon Cutting of Product Distribution Center Expansion

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 10:18pm

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn., Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Digi-Key Electronics, which offers the world's largest selection of electronic components and automation products in stock for immediate shipment, celebrated the ribbon cutting of its Product Distribution Center expansion (PDCe) today, expanding the company's headquarters' footprint by 2.2 million square feet for a combined total of more than 3 million square feet. The new facility allows Digi-Key to pick, pack and ship nearly three times the previous daily average of 27,000 packages to customers in more than 180 countries around the world.

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  • "This is a significant milestone for all Digi-Key employees and our community," said Dave Doherty, president of Digi-Key.
  • "Our new product distribution center expansion will help us continue to deliver excellence to our customers for many years to come.
  • "The state of Minnesota is thrilled to celebrate Digi-Key's growth milestone today," said Steve Grove, commissioner of Minnesota DEED.
  • The product distribution center expansion features two primary conveyor systems to provide redundancy in the case of a breakdown and provide opportunities for future growth.

401(play) and Access Development Join Forces To Reward Vacationing Workers

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 8:00pm

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Saving up for a vacation got a little more rewarding today after Access Development announced a new partnership with employee travel benefits provider 401(play). Under the agreement, 401(play) enrollees will receive cashback rewards of up to 50% on purchases made using the Access Travel Platform.

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  • Under the agreement, 401(play) enrollees will receive cashback rewards of up to 50% on purchases made using the Access Travel Platform.
  • It will also include access to deeply discounted theme park tickets from the company's expansive network of entertainment providers.
  • "We share 401(play)'s vision for improving the lives and job satisfaction of workers everywhere through the power of travel," said Kelly Passey, president of Access Development.
  • "We help people save for vacations, and we leverage Access Development's extensive network, deep discounts and cashback feature to reward them for it generously.

WellSky® Submits Comment Letter to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Regarding Home Health Proposed Payment Rule

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 7:25pm

As a result, Medicare beneficiaries will likely have access to fewer home health options and services.

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  • As a result, Medicare beneficiaries will likely have access to fewer home health options and services.
  • In addition to the impact of the Proposed Rule on home health providers and, therefore, Medicare beneficiaries, it is important to note the downstream consequences for overall Medicare spending.
  • Under PDGM, the volume of therapy is not a measure within the payment model that affects the level of payment.
  • Our next-generation software, analytics, and services power better outcomes and lower costs for stakeholders across the health and community care continuum.

Celebrate National Cheap Flight Day this August 23 with CheapOair.ca and Their Travel Saving Secrets

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 6:10pm

Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Aug. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Did you know that August 23rd is officially known as Cheap Flight Day?

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  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Aug. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Did you know that August 23rd is officially known as Cheap Flight Day?
  • National Cheap Flight Day originated from the consumer trend in which airfares drop in price following the higher-priced summer travel season.
  • As ambassadors for Cheap Flight Day - and given the similarity to our name - we are happy to promote this travel holiday with Canadians who are looking to get more out of their hard-earned money.
  • CheapOair.ca is an online travel agency that specializes in providing cheap flights and great last-minute flight deals for travellers worldwide.

myDigitalOffice in the top 12% of fastest-growing private companies in the U.S

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 6:00pm

BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- myDigitalOffice (MDO), the world's fastest growing hotel performance management platform, today announced its rank on the annual Inc. 5000 List, which highlights the fastest-growing private companies in America. Following a three-year run where the company grew by over 1,000%, MDO came in at #608 overall, and is the sixth fastest growing private company in all of Travel and Hospitality. "The accomplishment of building one of the fastest growing companies in the U.S, especially in light of the economic headwinds  that continues to impact our industry, is a testament to our team's dedication and the resiliency of our amazing customers," says MDO Founder & CEO, Ali Moloo. "We are honored to be part of this list of innovative companies, and I congratulate the entire myDigitalOffice family on this momentous achievement."Over the past few years, MDO has continued to expand within forward-thinking REITs, global hospitality brands, hotel owner & operator groups such as Highgate, Hotel Equities,  Commonwealth, and many others. With over 5,000 hotels using MDO's platform today, the momentum is a testament to the company's people, product, and process, and to the business results achieved by its customers.To be selected as one of the 5,000 fastest growing companies out of over six million privately held companies in the U.S. speaks volumes regarding the capabilities of myDigitalOffice. This year's list is particularly special because it showcases organizations that have flourished amidst a highly challenging and unprecedented economic landscape.

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  • myDigitalOffice continues its rapid momentum with 1,047% 3-year growth, earning a top spot on the 2022 Inc. 5000 List.
  • BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- myDigitalOffice (MDO), the world's fastest growing hotel performance management platform, today announced its rank on the annual Inc. 5000 List, which highlights the fastest-growing private companies in America.
  • "We are honored to be part of this list of innovative companies, and I congratulate the entire myDigitalOffice family on this momentous achievement."
  • To be selected as one of the 5,000 fastest growing companies out of over six million privately held companies in the U.S. speaks volumes regarding the capabilities of myDigitalOffice.

Amtrak Seeks to Fill Over 4,000 New Roles

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 5:30pm

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    At Amtrak, the starting pay rate for all onboard service crafts is $21.00 per hour.
  • On the mechanical side, journeyman electricians start at $34.07 per hour and Amtrak offers hiring bonuses and relocation packages to fill critical positions.
  • As Amtrak expands its workforce, the company remains committed to fostering an environment where diverse ideas, backgrounds and perspectives thrive.
  • To stay up to date on career opportunities and upcoming hiring events, please visit the Amtrak career site at careers.Amtrak.com .

Insights on the Smart Transportation Global Market to 2027 - by Solution, Services, Transportation Mode, Application and Region

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 5:15pm

The global smart transportation market reached a value of US$ 85 Billion in 2021.

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  • The global smart transportation market reached a value of US$ 85 Billion in 2021.
  • Smart transportation refers to the integrated application of the latest technologies and management strategies into existing transportation systems.
  • Key Questions Answered in This Report:
    How has the global smart transportation market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?
  • What is the structure of the global smart transportation market and who are the key players?