INDUSTRY NEWS

  • GEFCO To Digitally Transform Supply Chain With Blue Yonder

    Creating value for customers with relevant, digital tools for their global supply chains and service excellence is key for logistic leaders. With this goal, GEFCO, the global integrated logistics expert and European leader in automotive logistics, has selected Blue Yonder’s cloud-based transportation management system (TMS) and warehouse management system (WMS) to revolutionize its customer service and accelerate growth

  • Kroger Collaborates With KNAPP To Modernize And Expand Great Lakes Distribution Center
    7/2/2021

    The Kroger Co., (NYSE: KR) America's largest grocery retailer, and KNAPP, a global leader in intelligent automation and specialized software solutions, today announced their agreement to deploy, expand, and enhance the capabilities and capacity of the retailer's existing Great Lakes Distribution Center in Delaware, Ohio.

  • Zebra Technologies To Acquire Fetch Robotics
    7/1/2021

    Zebra Technologies Corporation, an innovator at the front line of business with solutions and partners that deliver a performance edge, today announced it intends to acquire Fetch Robotics, a pioneer in on-demand automation

  • Cloudleaf And 7PSolutions Announce Supply Chain Asset Monitoring & Tracking Partnership
    6/30/2021

    Cloudleaf, Inc. and 7PSolutions, LLC are pleased to announce their strategic supply chain asset monitoring and tracking partnership. Cloudleaf provides a SaaS digital intelligence platform that leverages IoT and digital twin technology to bring enhanced solutions that provide end-to-end supply chain visibility across the globe

  • PacWolf Picks Infor Warehouse Management System
    6/30/2021

    Infor, the industry cloud company, today announced that PacWolf, a leading fulfilment house specialising in e-commerce, has chosen Infor Warehouse Management System (WMS). Deployed via Amazon Web Services (AWS), the multi-tenant cloud application will help enable PacWolf to continue its aggressive growth that has seen the company handle more than 1,500 orders per day

  • GrammaTech Introduces Software Supply Chain Security Platform
    6/29/2021

    GrammaTech, a leading provider of application security testing products and software research services, today announced the latest version of CodeSentry which reduces software supply chain security risks like those exploited in recent attacks on downstream users of SolarWinds, CodeCov and other applications

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

  • 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.
  • The wireless OPR 3101 scanner features a rubberized pistol-grip and trigger guard and is sealed to IP54 standards for operation in dirty and harsh conditions including extreme temperatures and humidity.
  • Blue Vector provides a common infrastructure for RFID that can be used throughout manufacturing, distribution, retail, transportation, and warehousing operations. Tight integration with ERP, WMS, and other systems insures that the locations of your assets and products are automatically reflected in your back end systems as rapidly as possible.
  • Max tags provide the flexibility of a longer read range while maintaining a smaller tag footprint.
  • Push-Button Labeling is a simple-to-use hardware/software solution that combines patented wireless technology with intelligent software to control and error-proof the processes of label set-up, label printing, and label application.
  • This JETT•RFID+ can read tag IDs, read and write data blocks, as well as authenticate and encrypt data to and from compatible tags. These new capabilities allow solutions to support secure storage of information on tags for privacy, security which is required in a number of markets including healthcare, access control, and mobile commerce.
  • R. Michael Donovan's education programs can be delivered generically or tailored to your company's objectives, environment and needs of the people involved.