Ohio Business

TA Truck Service Commercial Tire Network Provides Easy Access to Tire Expertise

15 12 2017

WESTLAKE, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The TA Truck Service Commercial Tire Network announced today a new service to connect truck owners and operators directly to a tire expert. “Our commercial tire sales team has decades of combined tire industry knowledge,” said Barry Richards, TravelCenter’s President and Chief Operating Officer. “Tires are the second largest expense a truck operator faces. This is the quickest way to provide access to our team’s knowledge and insight on ways to gain cost efficiencies with tire choices.” Professional drivers and fleet support managers can call 800-311-1092 between 7:00 am and 11:00 pm seven days a week and reach a tire expert ready to discuss the right tire for the intended application, how to evaluate tire wear, maintenance tips or any other tire related questions. TA Truck Service, Commercial Tire Network, OnSITE and RoadSquad provide customers with a single source, nationwide solution for tires, quality parts, maintenance and repair services...

CapTech Food Fight Raises 6480 Meals for the Atlanta Community Food Bank

15 12 2017

ATLANTA, Dec. 15, 2017 -- Competing in the inaugural CapTech National Food Fight, the Atlanta office of CapTech raised $1,620 for the Atlanta Community Food Bank. The CapTech Food Fight is a friendly competition among the consulting firm's eight office locations.  The check presentation took place at the Food Bank on December 15th. CapTech Atlanta Food Fight Raises 6480 Meals for the Atlanta Community Food Bank "During this busy holiday season, with the need continuing to grow, we are grateful for the support of CapTech," said Lan Huynh, Food Drive & Event Specialist at the Food Bank. "Their generous donation will help provide nutritious meals for children, seniors and working families in our community." CapTech's National Food Fight raised over $40,000 for local food banks across the country this year. Over a two-week period in November, CapTechers in the Denver office competed in the friendly rivalry against other CapTech markets to raise...

Ethics CE Program Scheduled for 2018 IARFC Biltmore Conference

15 12 2017

Barry Dayley, CFP, MRFC In my opinion, ethical behavior is the foundation of anyone working in the financial services industry...IARFC Chairman H. Stephen Bailey Past News Releases RSS MIDDLETOWN, Ohio December 15, 2017 The financial services industry is facing a great deal of scrutiny as is evidenced by the Department of Labor proposed fiduciary regulations. Keeping the best interest of the client first has never been more important, not only to do the right thing, but to operate a successful business that will attract additional clients. “Ethical behavior should be the hallmark of every financial planning practice. It should be part of their core operating culture,” commented Dayley. “We look forward to visiting with everyone at the Biltmore Conference about this important topic.“ The learning objectives of the session are comprised of the following: Define and discuss a financial planning engagement, material elements of financial planning, and the financial planning...

SBS Group and Socius to Form Velosio

15 12 2017

The company we are creating is one of a kind. It’s a business platform where we are bringing together the best teams, products and methodologies to fundamentally improve the experience of our clients, employees and partners. EDISON, N.J. December 15, 2017 Representatives from SBS Group and Socius announced this week that the two companies will form a new entity—Velosio. Velosio will be among the largest privately-owned Microsoft partners in North America having 4,000+ clients with more than 300 employees and 150 affiliates. As leaders in the manufacturing, agricultural, distribution, healthcare, and professional services industries, SBS Group and Socius have established a broad portfolio of technology and software solutions for sales, marketing, finance and operations. Velosio will be led by the executive teams of both organizations and will focus on leveraging its vast experience across the Microsoft Dynamics portfolio including Dynamics 365, Dynamics GP, NAV, and SL. Combined,...

Floormat.com Shows Customer Appreciation with Free Shipping for Orders over $99 Within the United States

15 12 2017

Etna, OH -- 12/15/2017 -- Floormat.com shows customer appreciation by shipping all orders over $99 for free. This offer is only valid for deliveries within the United States — excluding Hawaii, Alaska, US territories and principalities, and all foreign countries. Customers with $99+ packages requiring the use of a freight carrier will have to pay the freight charges themselves.Ohio-based mat manufacturer and dealer, Floormat.com, has introduced a free shipping offer for all orders totaling over $99. According to the free shipping terms & conditions posted on its website, the firm has waived all shipping charges for such orders provided their delivery is within the United States. This excludes all shipping addresses in Hawaii, Alaska, US territories and principalities, and all foreign countries. In a move that is seemingly aimed at encouraging bulk purchases, Floormat.com has clarified that the order may combine multiple products to reach the $99.00; but that all the included products...

Foundation Software CEO Attributes Weatherhead Wins to Family

15 12 2017

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Foundation Software, Inc., developer of FOUNDATION® construction accounting and project management software, received its sixth consecutive Weatherhead 100 award, marking the 11th occasion that the company has received this honor. The award celebrates Northeast Ohio’s top growing companies, but CEO and founder Fred Ode sees Foundation’s real success as more than the 104% growth in revenue and 110 additional hires for which they’re being recognized. Ode elaborates, “With the success of a business, you can talk about numbers, market trends, economic conditions, new entry points — and these are all important. But what it honestly comes down to is people — finding the right people who have ownership of the vision and are dedicated to it. And we’ve been fortunate and have done a good job of knowing where to find those people.” One of the biggest sources of talent has been family and friends. Foundation’s identity as a family company...

Business Services Stocks' Research Reports Released on Cintas, TransUnion, S&P Global, and FleetCor Technologies

15 12 2017

NEW YORK, Dec. 15, 2017 --In keeping with the commitment to dynamically provide members with timely information, WallStEquities.com has issued free tailored Stock Review on CTAS, TRU, SPGI, and FLT which is a click away at www.wallstequities.com/registration. On Thursday, the NASDAQ Composite ended the day at 6,856.53, down 0.28%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged 0.31% lower, to finish at 24,508.66; and the S&P 500 closed at 2,652.01, marginally slipping 0.41%. Losses were broad based as all sectors finished the trading session in red. WallStEquities.com has initiated research reports on the following Business Services stocks: Cintas Corp. (NASDAQ: CTAS), TransUnion (NYSE: TRU), S&P Global Inc. (NYSE: SPGI), and FleetCor Technologies Inc. (NYSE: FLT). Following registration on Wall St. Equities, get access to today's free stock reports at: www.wallstequities.com/registration Cintas Cincinnati, Ohio-based Cintas Corp.'s stock finished Thursday's session...

Stephen A. Buser, PhD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

15 12 2017

    COLUMBUS, OH, December 15, 2017 -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Stephen A. Buser, PhD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Buser celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.Emeritus professor of finance in the college of business at The Ohio State University (OSU), Dr. Buser's career at the university spanned 27 years. First hired as an assistant professor of finance, he was promoted to full professor by 1986, while also...

Ohio Businessman and Philanthropist Appointed to Prestigious Board Focused on the Advancement of Minority Business Opportunities

15 12 2017

Energy Entrepreneur Stephen L. Hightower Has Been Appointed to the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC). Los Angeles, CA, December 15, 2017 -- With over 1,750 corporate members, the highly respected NMSDC is considered one of the most successful and decorated corporate membership organizations in the United States. The NMSDC is committed to helping minority owned businesses (small or large) solve their growing need for supplier diversity.To achieve supplier diversity, NMSDC matches more than 12,000 certified minority-owned businesses to its vast network of corporate members who wish to purchase their products, services and solutions. NMSDC corporate membership includes many of the largest public and privately-owned companies, as well healthcare companies, colleges and universities.On November 2, 2017 Stephen Hightower, the African American leader of a $350M business enterprise consisting of five national and international businesses, was appointed to the esteemed NMSDC...

Retail Groups File Amicus in SCOTUS Amex Credit Card Fees Case

15 12 2017

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2017 -- Today, the trade associations for America's most recognized retailers, filed a joint amicus brief in Ohio, et al. v. American Express. The case, currently before the U.S. Supreme Court, considers the legality of American Express (Amex) rules that prevent retailers from offering benefits, including discounts, to consumers for using cards with lower fees, or even educating consumers about those fees. The brief was filed on behalf of the Retail Litigation Center (RLC), National Retail Federation (NRF), National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS), Food Marketing Institute (FMI), National Grocers Association (NGA), National Association of Shell Marketers, Inc. (NASM), and the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA). Amex, Visa and MasterCard once all had rules prohibiting merchants from encouraging customers to use lower-fee credit cards. Visa and MasterCard dropped the restriction in a 2010 settlement with the Justice Department. Amex refused...

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