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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
    9/14/2020

    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
    6/15/2020

    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
    1/6/2020

    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
    11/11/2019

    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
    11/7/2019

    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

  • What are the RF challenges in your real-world? RF-unfriendly materials? Busy or harsh environments? Tag proximity? At Avery Dennison RFID, we understand that RFID means different things to different people. That's why our Gen 2 inlays are designed to perform in a broad range of applications - including the one in your world.
  • 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.
  • Janam’s XP Series delivers state-of-the-art processor and memory technology in a remarkably small and light package. As a drop-in replacement for existing rugged Palm OS mobile computers, the XP Series provides an easy migration path that protects users’ investments in legacy Palm applications and work processes.

  • Ideal for team-based approaches like zone picking, the LP Pick solution increases the pick rate productivity, accuracy and cost efficiency of this labor intensive operation by reducing the walk time, eliminating the reading errors and simplifying the task throughout the pick process.
  • 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.
  • A unique combination of global functionality, robust construction, and outstanding performance-to-size ratio.
  • 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.