OpenPort Ltd., the digital logistics platform that uses blockchain technology to transform domestic distribution in emerging markets, today announces its first commercial partnership built on a re-seller agreement with Heavyweight Group Special Projects(Pty) Ltd, an outsource specialist dedicated to providing customers with flexible and cost-effective logistics solutions mainly focused on bulk logistics for Southern Africa
Supply & Demand Chain Executive, the executive's user manual for successful supply and demand chain transformation, has selected UltraShipTMS as a recipient of an SDCE 100 Award for 2018
Innophos Holdings, Inc. recently announced that as part of its strategic value chain repositioning initiative it has restructured its merchant grade acid (“MGA”) strategic sourcing arrangement with global agricultural leader Nutrien, including a new MGA strategic supply agreement
JDA Software Inc., the leading provider of end-to-end supply chain and retail solutions, recently announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Blue Yonder, the market leader in AI solutions for retail.
Advancements with Ted Danson will focus on how smart contracts are being used to create efficiency throughout the supply chain ecosystem. This episode is scheduled to broadcast 4th QTR, 2018. Check your local listings for more information
Zebra Technologies Corporation, the market leader in rugged mobile computers, barcode scanners and printers enhanced with software and services to enable real-time enterprise visibility, recently unveiled the industry’s most comprehensive portfolio of business-class location solutions for the manufacturing and transportation and logistics industries.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Omni-channel consumer demand has pushed the connection between shoppers and goods deeper into the supply chain, creating fundamental shifts in DC operations.
There’s no prescriptive approach to establishing true, seamless, anychannel retail commerce, but experts agree on four imperatives to the equation.
Increased online sales volume pushed a Midwestern appliance retailer to find a way to connect its e-commerce platform to ERP software, streamlining the ordering process and decreasing shipping times.
Mobile POS races to the bottom, customer service apps reign supreme, and BYOD begins to make perfect sense.
Take a look at some of the leading companies helping retailers with fulfillment and order management in today’s rapidly changing retail environment.
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.
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.
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