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  • 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.

  • 5 Major Mistakes To Avoid While Choosing A Test Management Tool

    Software testing experts use defect management tools to record, execute and rectify test cases and reports. All these activities are carried out to ensure products’ quality assurance. With the growing software testing market, companies have come up with different test management tools. These tools play a vital role in ensuring software quality and make testing more efficient. When software testers have to pick a tool from a variety of choices, the following 5 mistakes should be avoided.

  • Home Furnishing Manufacturer Sleeps Soundly After Integrating CYBRA’s MarkMagic Labeling Solution With Manhattan SCALE

    Revman International’s investment in CYBRA’s MarkMagic paid for itself in less than six weeks.

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

  • CatalystCommand Inventory Optimization Your company goals include increasing revenues while decreasing inventories by closely aligning supply and demand. But it's difficult when you're managing thousands of items at multiple locations while using a manual system.
  • 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.
  • Star Micronics TSP800 Wide Form Thermal Printer TSP800 wide form thermal printers with a number of enhanced features makes them attractive alternatives to dot matrix and laser printers traditionally used in hospitality applications such as lodging establishments, retail stores, and restaurants.
  • 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.
  • Omni-ID Flex™ Omni-ID Flex is a medium range tag with outstanding performance-to-size ratio. The Flex is our high-performance, low-profile tag with a read range of over 16 ft. in metallic or non-metallic environments, essential to many RFID asset tracking applications, including tracking laptops, tools and retail warehouse inventory.
  • Macola Enterprise Solution (ES)

    Macola ES is the only ERP solution designed for the mid-market with native Business Process Management (BPM) capabilities, including powerful exception management tools. It's a state-of-the-art ERP solution that truly helps manage and unify the entire enterprise. Using Macola ES, processes and exceptions are defined by management, automated, and used to enable far more consistent and efficient execution of business policies. With Macola ES, most customers find that they improve their revenue per employee ratio while delivering higher levels of customer service and accuracy.

  • Lowry Automated Labeling Systems The PLS-400 Series is an outstanding choice for automated labeling applications requiring radio frequency identification (RFID) or logic control and integration within an open architecture environment.