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FEATURED ARTICLES

  • Simplify Your IT Asset Management With A Managed Service Provider

    In today’s rapidly evolving technology landscape, it can be difficult for organizations to create and adhere to business processes and guidelines related to their IT infrastructure. It is also becoming more challenging for organizations to make the most of their investment in IT equipment when it is not managed properly.

  • Mastering Integration For Supply Chain Industries

    Supply chain disruptions happen. From something as isolated and simple as a missed order or lost cargo to the global disruption that has been caused by COVID-19. Now that supply chains are stretched thin under the weight of the pandemic, their inherent weaknesses are showing. End-to-end visibility provided by supply chain integration is more crucial than ever if companies are to deliver the best customer experience possible, regardless of market circumstances. How can companies that want to be best equipped to face adversity and opportunity feel secure in the fact that they have mastered supply chain integration?

  • Importance Of Supply Chains No Longer Taken For Granted

    Most people seldom think about supply chains – unless they’re a part of them, such as in the IT industry where distributors, vendors and solutions providers all participate and contribute unique value. However, in recent months the awareness of and dependencies on supply chains has been a central focus worldwide.

  • The 3 Keys To Developing A Sustainable Supply Chain

    Creating sustainable supply chains is no longer a choice. It’s necessary in today’s world, where climate change, environmental disruptions, and human rights issues are real risks to smooth (and ethical) supply chain management. Waste must be reduced and, in most cases, it must be reduced significantly.

  • How Defect Management Tools Improve Software Reliability

    There is no software in the world that is 100% defect-free. Developers spend a significant amount of time tracking bugs to ensure a high-quality product. Programming bugs can be annoying and make defect management difficult across the various lines of codes. The question is, should developers spend so much time on defect management? There are tons of defect management tools out there, many of them are free of cost which mostly suits smaller teams for fixing bugs on schedule without requiring a huge investment. Larger QA teams, however, may prefer paid options since they have more robust solutions to offer.

  • Performance Testing And Its Types

    Performance testing is a type of software testing that focuses on how the system runs under certain circumstances. It determines the speed, responsiveness, and stability of a computer, network, software program or device under a workload. A performance testing company can help identify the nature or location of a software-related performance problem by highlighting where an application might fail or lag. Performance testing can also verify that a system meets the specifications claimed by its manufacturer or vendor. The process can be used to compare two or more devices or programs.

MAGAZINE ARTICLES

  • 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.

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.

FEATURED PRODUCTS

  • 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.
  • R. Michael Donovan & Co. In-House Education Programs R. Michael Donovan's education programs can be delivered generically or tailored to your company's objectives, environment and needs of the people involved.
  • MC70 Handheld Mobile Computer Put the power of a cell phone, PDA, computer, scanner and imager in the hands of your mobile workers with the first rugged enterprise digital assistant. Designed to withstand all-day everyday use in nearly any environment, this rugged compact device delivers true anywhere anytime wireless WAN/LAN/PAN voice and data communications, including superior voice functionality, data capture and the power to run nearly any application.
  • Intermec IF2 Network Reader

    The Intermec IF2 is a compact, cost-effective network reader designed to support diverse RFID applications in both enterprise and industrial environments that require a scalable RFID system with a low cost per read point.

  • Optum Solution Sets In response to market demand for configurable, low-risk supply chain execution solutions, Optum has developed a series of solution sets that address the types of critical business problems frequently encountered within supply chain execution environments. Solution sets are designed to enable supply network communication, coordinate business processes and services, and optimize multi-tier supply chain communication and activities, driving rapid time-to-value.
  • 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.
  • SkyeTek SR70 Desktop RFID Reader The SR70 is an excellent match for reading and/or writing to tagged items and documents in desktop environments. Cost, space, and power efficiency make it particularly well suited for large-scale deployments across the enterprise. An intuitive installation process and easy-to-use software allows users to set up and operate the reader without support from IT or technical staff.