Integrated Solutions For Retailers Rebrands To Innovative Retail Technologies
Integrated Solutions For Retailers, the business-to-business trade publication dedicated to technology solutions in the retail industry today announces the launch of its rebrand initiative to Innovative Retail Technologies to focus retailers’ attention on the critical role innovation plays in retail.
Roadrunner Transportation Systems Renames Transportation Management Solutions Operating Segment
Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc., a leading asset-light transportation and logistics services provider, announced recently that it will change the name of its Transportation Management Solutions operating segment to Global Solutions, effective immediately.
Amway Selects Amber Road To Improve Supply Chain Visibility Into Its Air & Ocean Shipments
Amber Road, a leading provider of global trade management (GTM) solutions, recently announced that Amway, one of the world’s largest direct selling businesses, will be using Amber Road’s Supply Chain Visibility tool to increase its visibility into its air and ocean shipments and improve its supply chain data reliability.
DSI Introduces Platform Enhancements, New Digital Solutions As The Demands Of A Data-Driven Digital World Accelerate
DSI announced recently an expansion of the company’s product line to include digital supply chain solutions that enable customers to rapidly and easily shift from an analog to a digital business
Globatom Announces Pending Launch Of New Digital Platform That Promises To Disrupt And Simplify Byzantine End-To-End, Import/Export Services Industry
A new start-up is aiming to make life significantly easier for companies engaged in trade between the US and China. Seattle-based Globatom is introducing an intuitive, cloud-based solution that promises to bring the $160 billion global freight forwarding services business into the 21st century while saving clients an average of 25% versus costs for traditional methods
JDA Creates A More Profitable Omni-Channel Supply Chain
JDA Software Group, Inc. recently announced new integrated fulfillment capabilities that combine the power of JDA Intelligent Fulfillment and Labor Productivity solutions with Order Management solutions from IBM Commerce.
Target Set To Implement RFID Price Tags
Implementation should be complete by 2016 and is anticipated to improve inventory management.
Smart Print Engines Solve Problems: Key Considerations For Selecting The Right One
The print engine is the heart of any print-and-apply labeling system, and selecting the right one for your application can mean the difference between a successful installation and one that causes costly downtime because of mechanical failures or print quality issues.
What’s Happening With Mondelez International’s Supply Chain Makeover?
Since 2012, Mondelez International has been deep with a company-wide supply chain renovation aiming to boost productivity while expanding margins and creating cash to induce growth. Here is how it’s shaping up.
Track/Trace Solutions For the Logistics Supply Chain
Consumer satisfaction with the quality of your products is clearly important, but the service you provide before and after the sale is equally important to any business, but often overlooked as benefiting the bottom line. However, providing efficient tracking and tracing of shipped products enhances customer loyalty and your company image. Obviously, satisfied customers are a company’s greatest asset.
Report Finds Supply Chain Analytics Market Will Grow To $4.8 Billion By 2019
A report by Markets and Markets finds the supply chain analytics market will reach a net worth of approximately $4.8 billion by 2019.
13 Keys To Retail Vendor Compliance
Retail vendor compliance is a complicated, and at times controversial subject. Controversial obviously because consumer goods manufacturers are generally not happy about paying penalties for non-performance – even if well deserved – and there is no question that there have been examples of retailers running programs that appear abusive to some suppliers.
Identifying New DC Operations
Omni-channel consumer demand has pushed the connection between shoppers and goods deeper into the supply chain, creating fundamental shifts in DC operations.
Can You Meet Consumer Expectations At Any Cost?
There’s no prescriptive approach to establishing true, seamless, anychannel retail commerce, but experts agree on four imperatives to the equation.
Cloud-Based Hub Simplifies Fulfillment Process For Goedeker’s
Increased online sales volume pushed a Midwestern appliance retailer to find a way to connect its e-commerce platform to ERP software, streamlining the ordering process and decreasing shipping times.
Mobile 2014: Best Bets And Epic Fails In Retail Mobility
Mobile POS races to the bottom, customer service apps reign supreme, and BYOD begins to make perfect sense.
Fulfillment/Order Management Solutions
Take a look at some of the leading companies helping retailers with fulfillment and order management in today’s rapidly changing retail environment.
SUPPLY CHAIN RESEARCH SUPPLEMENT
Consumer expectations of a seamless omni-channel experience are reinventing the supply chain.
Communication between retailers and suppliers will look very different in the near future. In order to meet the increasing demands of the consumer, control costs, and enhance collaboration, retailers and suppliers must improve processes for sharing data and extract as much value as possible from that data. The Trading Partner Interface of the Future, as conceptualized by RVCF, will achieve these goals while strengthening relationships between retailers and suppliers. By exploring the key areas of retailer-supplier communication, this report provides insights into what such a solution would entail and the business benefits it would create. Stakeholders in technology companies should take note that it is our vision that unrestricted, synchronized data sharing is the direction of the future.
SUPPLIER OF THE WEEK
SATO M10e Wide Web Printer
SATO's new M10e was designed with manufacturing applications in mind. This bar code printer creates labels up to a full 10.5 inches wide at a speed of up to 5 inches per second.
Everest E5000 Industrial Computer Information is the key to success in warehousing and manufacturing. Whether receiving inventory, filling orders, moving freight, or monitoring time and attendance, there is no better partner than the Everest from Glacier Computer.
ASAP Automation Pick/Put-To-Voice Using advanced speech recognition, our voice systems enable operators to speak naturally and easily to the Exacta® Synchronize™ WMS. Voice simplifies critical processes such as picking, receiving, returns, cycle counting, and replenishment. Productivity is often enhanced from 150 to 350 lines per person hour because operators have full use of their hands and eyes while picking.
Pitney Bowe's SendSuite™ Shipping Solutions SendSuite™ Shipping Solutions let you compare real-time information from different carriers, so you can make informed choices based on rates, delivery objectives, service levels and business rules. SendSuite technology will even alert customers via e-mail or the Internet that their package has been shipped. SendSuite technology is also the smart way to manage incoming shipments. It lets you track inbound packages from when they arrive at your facility to the time they are handed to the intended recipient. With the system’s information management capabilities, you can track shipping and mailing costs throughout the organization and even charge costs back to internal or external customers.
CK3 Series Mobile Computer Get up to $475 back per device on Intermec CK3 rugged mobile computers by trading in your qualifying devices. The CK3, available from Ryzex, is adaptable to meet ever-changing data capture needs. Built on a robust architecture, it aids businesses in improving operational performance metrics, simplifying IT support and controlling operating costs. Offer good until September 30, 2010.
Ryzex is your partner for data collection and mobile technology solutions. We advice and implement the best solution for your needs, ensure that solution is running for maximum uptime and provide actionable data for business insight.
Opticon OPR 3101 Wireless Scanner The wireless OPR 3101 scanner features a rubberized pistol-grip and trigger guard and is sealed to IP54 standards for operation in dirty and harsh conditions including extreme temperatures and humidity.
Vendor Compliance And Supply Chain Visibility Consulting Services
Compliance Networks excels in uncovering the hidden value that lies within your supply chains. We apply a creative mix of technologies and services to facilitate flow in the retail supply chain.