INDUSTRY NEWS

  • Medsphere Acquires HealthLine Solutions, Expands CareVue Platform

    Medsphere Systems Corporation, the leading provider of affordable and interoperable healthcare information technology (IT) solutions and services, recently announced the acquisition of HealthLine Solutions. Based in Plano, Texas, HealthLine has more than 20 years of experience in creating applications that enable hospitals to more effectively manage supply chain inventory. 

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FEATURED ARTICLES

  • Rugged Devices Increase Productivity And Shipping Speeds At Mueller Co.
    Rugged Devices Increase Productivity And Shipping Speeds At Mueller Co.

    Mobile computing problems in the warehouse can place undue stress on employees and operations. Whether it’s connectivity or ergonomic issues, mobile technology in the warehouse can quickly hinder productivity rather than help employees work more efficiently when not strategically planned out.

  • 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.

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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.

FEATURED PRODUCTS

  • ASAP Automation Pick/Put-To-Voice
    ASAP Automation Pick/Put-To-Voice 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.
  • Opticon OPR 3101 Wireless Scanner
    Opticon OPR 3101 Wireless Scanner 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.
  • Demand Solutions Forecast Management
    Demand Solutions Forecast Management DS Forecast Management (DS FM) is the forecasting engine and data warehouse of choice for effective supply chain management. The simplicity of DS FM is its strength. By providing an easy-to-understand window to your inventory and production conditions, sales and production personnel are free to concentrate on maximizing profits.
  • DLI 9200 Vehicle Mount Computer
    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.
  • SPEDE Technologies Push-Button Labeling
    SPEDE Technologies Push-Button Labeling 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.
  • Macola Enterprise Solution (ES)
    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.

  • Yard Tracking & Management System
    Yard Tracking & Management System The Yard Tracking and Management System (YTMS), developed by WhereNet, part of Zebra Enterprise Solutions, is a yard planning, management and execution solution that leverages wireless location and communication technologies and configurable business rules to optimize yard operations and the systems with which they interface.
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