INDUSTRY NEWS

  • Ryder Receives U.S. EPA 2017 SmartWay Excellence Award

    Ryder System, Inc., a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, announced it has been honored with a 2017 SmartWay Freight Carrier Excellence Award for improving freight efficiency and contributing to cleaner air within its supply chains

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FEATURED ARTICLES

  • Professional Installation And Upfit Guide For Fleet Mobility
    Professional Installation And Upfit Guide For Fleet Mobility

    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.

  • Critical Power Guide For Fleet Mobility

    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.

  • The Impact Of ELD Mandate On A Total Mobility Solution

    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.

  • How Vendor Compliance Improves Supply Chain Performance

    Vendor compliance programs detect compliance problems and ultimately prevent them altogether, which has a critical impact on the supply chain. We connected with Greg Holder, CEO and founder of Compliance Networks, to learn more about how vendor compliance improves supply chain performance. Here’s what he had to say.

  • New Data On How Remote Workers Communicate

    Though email and phone dominate, instant messaging and video/web conferencing gain ground. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  • Most Data Breaches Due To Employee Errors Making Cyber Education Critical

    MSPs and VARs should make employee training a top priority for their clients. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

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MAGAZINE ARTICLES

  • Identifying New DC Operations
    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.

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SUPPLY CHAIN RESEARCH SUPPLEMENT

Cutting-Edge Supply Chain Strategies: Omni-Channel's Next Big ThingCutting-Edge Supply Chain Strategies: Omni-Channel's Next Big Thing

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

Compliance Networks Compliance Networks

Compliance Networks is a leading provider of solutions to the retail supply chain that enable enterprises to optimize flow within their supply chain and make informed decisions that ultimately increase shareholder value.

FEATURED PRODUCTS

  • Two Technologies JETT•RFID+ Hand Held Computer
    Two Technologies JETT•RFID+ Hand Held Computer This JETT•RFID+ can read tag IDs, read and write data blocks, as well as authenticate and encrypt data to and from compatible tags. These new capabilities allow solutions to support secure storage of information on tags for privacy, security which is required in a number of markets including healthcare, access control, and mobile commerce.
  • Mx Suite
    Mx Suite Live Key Performance Indicator monitoring and trending. Strengthen customer relationships with timely and accurate order promising. Improve capital equipment utilization in the planning and scheduling process. Eliminate production losses through event-driven notification of unplanned events.
  • Entry-Level Vendor Compliance Solution
    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.

  • CK3 Series Mobile Computer
    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.

  • AML M7140 Programmable Stationary Terminal
    AML M7140 Programmable Stationary Terminal The AML M7140 is a programmable stationary terminal for fixed station, wired, or wireless industrial data collection applications. Engineered for price performance, yet offering powerful features and extensive flexibility enhancements, the M7140 is an ideal solution for work-in-process tracking, shop floor control, and factory automation in manufacturing, distribution, and warehousing applications.
  • DLI 9200 Vehicle Mount Computer
    DLI 9200 Vehicle Mount Computer The DLI 9200 is offered with either a 12.1" or 15" industrial-rated touchscreen ensuring a perfectly sized display no matter what your application. Powered by a dual-core Atom® processor and sporting a shock-mounted HDD or blazing fast, the DLI 9200 is powerful enough to run the most demanding software.
  • SmartMark™: Harsh Environment RFID Tags
    SmartMark™: Harsh Environment RFID Tags SmartMark Durable RFID tags and labels are constructed using custom laminations, UV-stabilized plastics, impact resistant rubber, and other durable materials. They offer a long-lasting solution for hard-to-tag items and difficult applications.
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