Accenture has been selected by The Hershey Company to implement SAP S/4HANA as part of a program designed to help the snacks company streamline manufacturing and supply chain processes, gain real-time customer insights to inform decision making, and accelerate revenue-generating innovation to drive growth.
Priority Power Management, LLC (“Priority”), a Texas-based leading independent energy management and consulting services firm, announced recently that it has successfully implemented an integrated electric delivery and supply solution for Tex-Isle Supply, Inc.’s (“Tex-Isle”) new state of the art processing facility in Robstown, Texas.
JDA Software, Inc., recently announced a multiyear collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) focused on joint research to create new and innovative capabilities within the supply chain utilizing intelligent edge technologies like machine learning, AI, IoT and advanced analytics.
Demand Management Inc., a leading global resource for cloud-based supply chain management solutions, announced recently that Ficosota, a provider of household and personal care products, has chosen Demand Solutions DSX SaaS as its new supply chain planning platform.
Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced its cloud-based, track-and-trace solution is being used by German automotive products companies to detect counterfeit products globally.
Transparency-One, the source to store supply chain transparency solution, has released new functionalities to arm businesses with more granular transparency and control of their supply chains.
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.
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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MSPs and VARs should make employee training a top priority for their clients. By Christine Kern, contributing writer
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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.
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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.
New, entry-level audit service enables retailers to recover lost profits, gain actionable business intelligence, and experience best-in-class vendor compliance with a very low implementation cost.
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