INDUSTRY NEWS

  • Savi Wins Recognition As An Innovator In Supply Chain Technologies

    Savi - an innovator in big data/machine learning analytic solutions, supply chain management software, and sensor technology has been recognized as a finalist for the 2018 IoT Innovators Awards and named one of this year’s 100 Great Supply Chain Partners by SupplyChainBrain.

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FEATURED ARTICLES

  • What Is The Use Of The IIoT?
    What Is The Use Of The IIoT?

    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?

  • Three Steps To Implementing A WMS Change Management Plan

    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.

  • 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.

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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.

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  • MobileDataforce PointSync Mobility Platform 4.0
    MobileDataforce PointSync Mobility Platform 4.0 PointSync Mobility Platform 4.0 is for rapid mobile application development. The PointSync Mobility Platform 4.0 is MobileDataforce's latest version of the PointSync® Mobility Platform, the next generation of the company’s award-winning rapid application development solution for mobile environments.
  • iristaWarehouse: Warehouse Management System
    iristaWarehouse: Warehouse Management System Designed for manufacturers and 3PL providers, the iristaWarehouse warehouse management system (WMS) tracks and controls the flow of raw materials and finished goods across production and distribution operations. Utilizing RF, bar code and Auto-ID technology the system prioritizes, directs and confirms all activities, increasing quality and accuracy, while lowering costs.
  • MC70 Handheld Mobile Computer
    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.
  • Cisco Service Control Application For Mobile Networks
    Cisco Service Control Application For Mobile Networks The Cisco® Service Control Application for Mobile Networks provides application- and subscriber-level awareness for mobile data networks, offering traffic optimization, incremental service security, tiered services, and premium IP service delivery.
  • Infor Storeroom For Infor Distribution SX.e
    Infor Storeroom For Infor Distribution SX.e

    Storeroom for Infor™ Distribution SX.e enables you, the distributor, to provide a level of service to your customers that goes beyond the typical distributor-customer relationship. Storeroom gives you the ability to manage your customers’ indirect material and machine supplies by monitoring the warehouse space they have set up for a toolcrib, industrial vending machines, maintenance repairs, and operations inventory.

  • Omni-ID Max™
    Omni-ID Max™ Max tags provide the flexibility of a longer read range while maintaining a smaller tag footprint.
  • Optum Solution Sets
    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.
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