riskmethods, a global leader in supply chain risk management, and Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich), recently announced a strategic agreement providing Zurich’s commercial customers with new supply chain risk management services
Quest Solution, Inc. (OTCQB: QUES), (“Quest” or “the Company”) a provider of Supply Chain and Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based Machine Vision solutions, announced it has been awarded a project from a leading supply chain and logistics provider in the U.S. for the supply of vehicle mounted rugged computers for the collection of sophisticated data and logistics management
Chicago startup OLIMP announced the official launch of an online service for the warehousing and freight transportation industries. Since March 1st, OLIMP's service is in open beta-testing
Vecco International, provider of an advanced end-to-end cloud-based supply chain management solution, today announced that Formlabs, the industry leader in 3D printing technology, has selected Vecco to manage the company's global supply chain in support of its rapid international growth
TraceLink Inc., the world's largest integrated digital supply network providing real-time information sharing for better patient outcomes, today announced Smart Inventory Tracker, a cloud-based end-to-end warehouse compliance solution offered within its integrated digital supply network
Exasol recently announced the immediate availability of its analytic database as an enterprise-grade pay-as-you-go service on Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Mobile computing problems in the warehouse can place undue stress on employees and operations. Whether it’s connectivity or ergonomic issues, mobile technology in the warehouse can quickly hinder productivity rather than help employees work more efficiently when not strategically planned out.
Our world is becoming more and more connected every day. Connectivity can now be found in both consumer and commerical environments, from the smart phones in our pocket, to the equipment sensors in a factory. The IoT, and Industrial IoT, are becoming a part of our work and homelife. What is the “Internet of Things” and what does it mean for manufacturing?
Inefficient warehouse practices can cause companies to see smaller margins on their sales and services, so change management within the WMS is perpetually a hot topic. Some new feature or module comes along that can improve efficiency in labor or inventory, and you’re ready to see those savings.
Today’s motor vehicle is no longer for transportation only – it’s also a highly advanced mobile office that integrates voice, data, video, warning and operating systems. As new technologies evolve, vehicles are becoming more complex – and so do their upfits. Vehicle upfits for mobile offices must solve specific business problems and meet work function requirements, all while accounting for occupant safety and ergonomics concerns – not to mention time and budget constraints.
Maintaining the reliability of mobile computing systems in the field is one of the most challenging aspects of fleet professionals today. These devices must perform critical job functions and maintain data flow in tough operating conditions. While there are several keys to a total mobility solution including Software, Hardware, Connectivity, Docking & Mounting, and Professional Installation; having a reliable continuous power supply is the most critical factor to ensure productivity on the jobsite.
With this year’s Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) mandate looming ahead, it’s important for fleets to understand the impact it has on their business and strategically plan how to implement the new standards. Beyond choosing eligible devices and software to track, manage and share data, consider how those devices will be secured inside a vehicle. The right in-vehicle docking and mounting solution for devices not only protects the fleet’s investment in equipment, but also ensures a safe and comfortable mobile office for drivers – reducing the risk of distraction and increasing productivity.
Omni-channel consumer demand has pushed the connection between shoppers and goods deeper into the supply chain, creating fundamental shifts in DC operations.
There’s no prescriptive approach to establishing true, seamless, anychannel retail commerce, but experts agree on four imperatives to the equation.
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 POS races to the bottom, customer service apps reign supreme, and BYOD begins to make perfect sense.
Take a look at some of the leading companies helping retailers with fulfillment and order management in today’s rapidly changing retail environment.
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.