While EVs may not be suitable for every work truck application, the technology continues to advance as additional options for electric trucks become available and the batteries that make their wheels turn become more efficient. Because they are purpose-built for defined missions, work trucks are complex vehicles that require considerable engineering and overall effort by fleets and their suppliers to put them on the road. From there, consider the electric ecosystem that will surround and support these work trucks. These are the two pillars by which you define a work truck’s mission, and accomplish that mission. In the end, work trucks need to perform specific tasks to meet organizational goals.
Vermont Business Magazine Today Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos, Vermont Humanities, and the Center for Cartoon Studies announced the release of a new comic book, titled Freedom and Unity, focused on civics education, local democracy and the Vermont election process. “Vermont Humanities is excited to partner with the Vermont Secretary of State to commission this new resource for civics education in our state,” said Christopher Kaufman Ilstrup, Executive Director of Vermont Humanities. Freedom and Unity was created by a talented team from The Center for Cartoon Studies, led by cartoonist Dan Nott, with input from the Secretary of State’s office and Vermont Humanities. “Comic books may not be able to save democracy but they can certainly contribute to the cause,” said James Sturm, Center for Cartoon Studies cofounder and Freedom and Unity creative contributor. Montpelier, VT – Vermont Secretary of State4 months ago Vermont Business Magazine
Vermont Business Magazine Vermont Family Network (VFN) announced Monday that Dr. Jacqueline Kelleher has joined the team as the new Executive Director. Vermont Family Network (VFN) is a statewide non-profit dedicated to supporting all Vermont children, youth, and families, especially those with disabilities or special health needs. Our mission is to empower and support all Vermont children, youth, and families, especially those with disabilities or special health needs. Our vision: All Vermont children and youth reach their full potential. Our mission: To empower and support all Vermont children, youth, and families, especially those with disabilities or special health needs.4 months ago Vermont Business Magazine
Jenna Baird of Baird Farm Maple was chosen to receive this special award for her commitment to sustainable agriculture, land-use diversity, and environmental stewardship. Q&A: Meet Jenna Baird - The 2022 Fantastic Farmer"This award lifts up the work of farmers in our rural Vermont economy. A: Much of the sugarbush and maple work we do is pretty hands-off when it comes to soil health practices. Additionally, my father, Robert Baird, worked for the Vermont Land Trust for 11 years conserving farms around the state of Vermont. Bob served on the Vermont Farm Viability Board for several years, worked at the Vermont Land Trust for11 years, and currently still serves on the board of Shelburne Farms.5 months ago Vermont Business Magazine
There were 12 deaths from COVID in Vermont in both June and July. There were 12 deaths in June and 12 in July. Order free tests at COVID.govEvery home in the U.S. can order a third round of FREE at-home tests mailed directly to them. Non-profit community organizations may qualify for free at-home tests by mail if they work with Vermonters who may have difficulty getting tests due to overall systemic inequities. Food shelves, libraries, and municipal offices who are interested in distributing COVID-19 at-home tests in their community can also email [email protected]4 months ago Vermont Business Magazine
MMGY Global diversifies into outdoor recreation space and bolsters Canadian operationsVermont Business Magazine MMGY Global, the world’s leading integrated travel and hospitality marketing firm, announced today that it has acquired Origin, an award-winning, outdoor-focused, digitally driven creative, content and branding agency. They will work with the MMGY Global senior management team to grow the agency’s capabilities and extend its services across other areas of the company. “MMGY Global is the perfect fit for Origin. MMGY Global was advised on the transaction by Armanino, LLP on financial matters and by Dentons Canada LLP and Foley & Lardner, LLP on legal matters. KANSAS CITY, MO (Dec. 8, 2022) – MMGY Global3 months ago Vermont Business Magazine
A town-signed 6.4-mile detour route from Weston-Andover Road to Middletown Road, then VT 11 to Hilltop Road and back to Weston-Andover Road is in place. An alternating one-way traffic pattern will be in effect throughout the project area in various locations. There will be a single-lane closure with alternating one-way traffic as crews finish installing plug joints and continue punch list work. Motorists will encounter one-way alternating traffic controlled by flaggers during the day and temporary traffic signals during off-hours between West Hill Rd. Motorists should expect roadway excavation and placement of subbase material at Dover Road/ Grimes Hill Road within this one-lane operation.5 months ago Vermont Business Magazine
They achieved this by adjusting the number of hours their workers were on the clock. This meant, in her estimation, that companies might be labor hoarding because they can’t hire fast enough. Despite labor hoarding during the pandemic, low-wage, part-time workers saw the greatest hit to their earnings. Several tech companies laid off workers just before the holidays, prompting community members to rally in support of finding those affected new jobs. While labor hoarding is a somewhat old idea, the practice has taken a backseat to layoffs in recent decades.2 months ago Utah Business Magazine