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  • Ryder Receives U.S. EPA 2017 SmartWay Excellence Award

    Ryder System, Inc., a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, announced it has been honored with a 2017 SmartWay Freight Carrier Excellence Award for improving freight efficiency and contributing to cleaner air within its supply chains

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FEATURED ARTICLES

  • Professional Installation And Upfit Guide For Fleet Mobility
    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.

  • How Vendor Compliance Improves Supply Chain Performance

    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.

  • New Data On How Remote Workers Communicate

    Though email and phone dominate, instant messaging and video/web conferencing gain ground. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  • Most Data Breaches Due To Employee Errors Making Cyber Education Critical

    MSPs and VARs should make employee training a top priority for their clients. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

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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.

SUPPLIER OF THE WEEK

Compliance Networks Compliance Networks

Compliance Networks is a leading provider of solutions to the retail supply chain that enable enterprises to optimize flow within their supply chain and make informed decisions that ultimately increase shareholder value.

FEATURED PRODUCTS

  • Optum Solution Sets
    Optum Solution Sets 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.
  • 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.
  • Entry-Level Vendor Compliance Solution
    Entry-Level Vendor Compliance Solution

    Compliance Networks announces rCMS Foundation, the latest in vendor compliance solutions for retailers. rCMS Foundation provides on-demand vendor compliance solutions that retailers can have implemented in 30 days or less.

  • Inbound Management System
    Inbound Management System The Inbound Management System is a robust and proven solution for managing movement of inventory from the manufacturers' dock to yours. Optimize your distribution center operation with enhanced visibility into inventory flow.
  • ViewWise
    ViewWise Computhink's document management system ViewWise provides organizations in warehousing/distribution businesses with an efficient and secure solution to manage their incoming and outgoing document records across the "order-to-cash" flow.
  • CK3 Series Mobile Computer
    CK3 Series Mobile Computer Get up to $475 back per device on Intermec CK3 rugged mobile computers by trading in your qualifying devices. The CK3, available from Ryzex, is adaptable to meet ever-changing data capture needs. Built on a robust architecture, it aids businesses in improving operational performance metrics, simplifying IT support and controlling operating costs. Offer good until September 30, 2010.

    Ryzex is your partner for data collection and mobile technology solutions. We advice and implement the best solution for your needs, ensure that solution is running for maximum uptime and provide actionable data for business insight.

  • Star Micronics TSP800 Wide Form Thermal Printer
    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.
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