Business & Industry

Shipping Woes Get the Heave Ho

The process of selecting carriers and scheduling shipments just got a lot easier. A new online service helps shippers find the best carriers for free. The freight transportation industry has evolved into a highly fragmented, multi-billion dollar marketplace with thousands of freight providers and an infinite variety of companies that need to move their goods across North America and overseas. Ask...

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Voice Mouse Lets Us Talk to our Computers

Make way for the world's first ever 'voice mouse' or computer mouse that responds to voice commands. You just have to tell it where to go and what to do. The world's first ever "voice mouse"—recently unveiled by an Israeli-American technology firm—is promising to change the way we interact with our computers. With the new hands-free navigation tool, we can command our PCs to open files...

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Holiday Statistics and Trivia

Do you know what holiday gift most adults will give each other? Or how much department store inventories fluctuate this time of year? Or how to track Santa on the Web? Here are some fun facts. The holidays usher in a flurry of activity across the country—we shop, decorate, stock inventory and most of all, we spend money during this busy season. To give you an idea of what the nation will be...

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OSHA Update

OSHA has reworded its emergency exit routes standard, giving employers more compliance options. Also, read about the agency's new alliances. OSHA Makes Exit Routes Standard User-Friendly The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has rewritten its requirements for exiting buildings briskly during an emergency, revising its standard to make it easier to comprehend. The reworded Exit...

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Industrial Small Businesses Expect a Happier 2003

Despite a less-than-robust 2002, small businesses say the coming year will bring bottom-line growth. Here's why they're so upbeat and why e-commerce has something to do with it. Despite continuing economic instability, optimism is surging among industrial small businesses. Most believe their businesses will grow over the next 12 months, says the Industrial Small Business Outlook, a survey that...

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Electronic Billing Starting to Pay Off

Digital invoicing is taking off. Companies are seeing huge money savings and efficiency gains when they pay or get paid electronically. Should your company jump on the bandwagon? Most companies still bill and pay each other on paper, but an emerging trend—digital invoicing—is promising to make paper bills obsolete. While the concept of sending and paying bills electronically is not new,...

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Holiday Business Gift Do's and Don'ts

The art of the business gift can be tricky. There are etiquette missteps to avoid and potentially awkward situations to head off. Here's a guide to gift giving and receiving this holiday season. It's that time of the year again—the season of giving and receiving gifts, both at home and in the office. This month, many of us will be scouring catalogs, web sites and stores in search of the...

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Making and Meeting New Year's Business Goals

How do you turn your New Year's business resolutions from hopeful declarations to real measurable gains? By setting goals, for starters, and following these tips. Looking ahead to 2003, we all undoubtedly have certain things we want to accomplish, such as containing costs, increasing sales and expanding our services. But how do we convert these objectives into concrete action? The answer is to...

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'Tis a Tough Season for Selling

The holidays bring little cheer to b2b selling, but companies can still be merry this season. Boost sales of your products and services by employing these techniques for lean times. The holidays typically revitalize retail sales, but when it comes to business-to-business sales, the season's effect is more draining than uplifting. Selling during this time of year can seem like an exercise in...

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Business Gadget Roundup

The gadgets available this holiday season will thrill both the budget-and business-minded. Stay ahead of the curve with these feature-packed devices you can use in the office. Manufacturers are pulling all the stops this holiday season, filling the shelves with business gadgets that have high-end features and low-end prices. Here are 10 gizmos that will bring you the most business benefits and...

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