Marc Feeser Of Dell Named NASSTRAC Officer
The National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council (NASSTRAC) has named Marc Feeser as secretary and part of its officer team. NASSTRAC provides education, advocacy, and provider relations to transportation and supply chain professionals involved in all modes of transportation.
enVista Hosts Webinar On Leveraging Technology To Enable Multi-Channel Logistics
enVista, in partnership with the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics, will offer a complimentary, one-hour webinar, “Technology Driving Logistics and Fulfillment in a Multi-Channel World,” on May 23 at 11 a.m. EST (10 a.m. CST / 8 a.m. PST).
TraceGains Hosting Food Industry At The Food Safety Supply Chain Conference
Food production—from "farm to fork"—has become a globalized, complicated process. The food ingredient supply chain for a finished product can incorporate multiple manufacturers and suppliers from around the world
Lean Management Workshops For Supply Chains, Logistics, Warehousing, And Distribution
The nonprofit Lean Enterprise Institute (LEI) will offer hands-on workshops, June 25-28, 2013, on how to apply lean management principles in supply chain, logistics, warehousing, and distribution processes
Intelligrated To Exhibit Scalable E-Commerce Order Fulfillment Solutions At IRCE 2013
Intelligrated, a leading North American-based automated material handling solutions provider and its New York-based subsidiary, Knighted, will feature the latest solutions for e-commerce order fulfillment automation at the Internet Retailer Conference and Expo (IRCE), June 4-7 in Chicago.
enVista Consults With JDA Software Users At JDA FOCUS 2013
enVista, a leading supply chain and IT services firm, will share ways to enhance the value of JDA software with JDA clients and prospective clients at FOCUS 2013, JDA’s annual global user conference. FOCUS 2013 will take place next week, May 5-8, in Orlando.
Retail Margin Risk: 5 Critical Supply Chain Steps To Ensure Merchandise Plan Execution
The value of merchandise plan execution is critical to any retailer's margin objectives. By systematically identifying and eliminating supply chain performance related issues, retailers can mitigate those events that put margin at risk. In a recovering economy where working capital still remains constrained, the supply chain professional who can run a predictable and consistent supply chain, influence margin performance, and increase operating cash flow will be invaluable.
Marken Delivers In Spite Of A Dry Ice Disruption In Moscow
In August of 2010, both dry ice factories in Moscow, Russia were shut down for an unplanned technical upgrade. At the same time the weather in the region was unusually hot (40°C, 104°F) which placed a higher than normal demand for dry ice to keep frozen shipments within the required temperature range.
Despite An Airport Strike, Marken Preserves The Data Chain
Marken collected a shipment from southern Sweden that was bound for next-day delivery in northern Belgium. However, all airline flights into Belgium were cancelled as a result of a strike action by airport workers.
Innovating With Proven Technology To Get Ahead In T&L
Nearly all the transportation and distribution companies in a market are governed by the similar labor laws, pay the same fuel prices and share the same roads. So why are some much more successful than others? Winning T&L companies don’t rely on cyclical business conditions to be successful. They can be profitable in any business conditions because they are differentiated, either in the services they offer customers or in their underlying business processes.
Driving High Stakes Data Capture At The PGA
After spending hundreds of thousands of dollars per tournament on a third-party scoring system, the PGA IT team identified a need for a better technology solution when it came to scoring and data capture at some of the most well-known golf tournaments in the world.
Ensuring The Best Taste At Warsteiner Brewery
With the Intermec CN70 mobile computer that is now used in quality assurance in the laboratory, production and bottling, checks are even more effective and efficient. The barcode solution they used to use offered lower overall functionality and was by comparison susceptible to input errors. It also did not allow direct feedback to the central system.
The Expanding Duty Of The RFID Tag
From the supply chain to the store floor and beyond, RFID tags continue to prove their multidisciplinary benefits.
Merchandise Management — It’s All About The Customer
Understanding there is no “I” in customer is key to successful strategies for assortment, price, and the channel.
Take a look at some of the leading companies helping retailers with fulfillment and order management in today’s rapidly changing consumer environment.
The Mobile Retail Associate: 4 Best Bets And Best Practices For 2013
The need to arm associates with mobile devices is well-defined. The applications, hardware, and networks are market-ready. Now we face the biggest challenge: the systemic and operational change necessary to make it all work.
Slash Receiving Time & Chargebacks With EDI
Outsourcing electronic data interchange (EDI) enabled specialty retailer Retail Concepts to reduce shipment receipt activity from hours to minutes and minimize vendor chargebacks.
Supply Chain Special Report
Every year, our sister publication Integrated Solutions For Retailers partners with the best of the best in supply chain management to publish a must-read special report. This year, they've partnered with Auburn University and The Vendor Compliance Federation (VCF) to identify the biggest challenges facing retail supply chain executives and provide insight into how leading retailers will deal with these challenges in the post-recovery reality.
Take a moment and engross yourself in this Special Report and use the knowledge you gain to improve your business.
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Lowry Mobile Print Station II Lowry's Mobile Print Station II is ideally suited for warehouses, distribution centers, manufacturing plants, enabling you to print and capture data anytime or anywhere. MPS II runs as a stand-alone printing application or connects to an existing host application via a wireless RF network for enterprise printing.
Intermec CN4 Mobile Computer
With integrated 3.5G wireless technology, the fully rugged and feature-rich Intermec CN4 Series mobile computers enable enterprises operating in the most demanding environments to leverage the benefits of high bandwidth data collection and communication to achieve gains in worker productivity, improvements and expansion in their service offering, and reductions in overhead.
Entry-Level Vendor Compliance Solution
Compliance Networks announces rCMS Foundation, the latest in vendor compliance solutions for retailers. rCMS Foundation provides on-demand vendor compliance solutions that retailers can have implemented in 30 days or less.
RL4 Portable Label Printer Datamax-O’Neil built its reputation on rugged and reliable portable receipt printers and has now used this expertise to design the industry’s most rugged portable label printer.
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