Comprehensive news on the most advanced systems for automated mobile data collection & paperless picking of inventory through RFID and wireless technologies.
Posted 05/15 · 12:33 PM · SCMR Editorial
Analysts advise shippers to take an inventory of existing and potential risks as a way to determine immediate threats and those that may be posed in the future by suppliers.
Posted 05/13 · 04:52 PM · SCMR Editorial
While retail sales were up in April, the growth rate was less than impressive based on data released by the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation
Posted 05/01 · 09:37 AM · MMH Editorial
Rooted in increasingly complex software, the concept of pick-to-light has moved well beyond the pick and is now capable of relaying an array of information to workers throughout the fulfillment process.
Posted 03/01 · 08:00 PM · SCMR Editorial
In many organizations, maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) inventory accounts for a significant slice—as much as 40 percent—of the annual procurement budget. Yet it is still not managed with the level of rigor typically applied to production inventory. There are five basic practices that can quickly close the gap with best practices in MRO inventory management.
Posted 03/01 · 07:21 AM · MMH Editorial
Our panel—representing a combined 80 years of inventory experience—gets back to the basics, reviewing critical strategies that some organizations have been neglecting over the past several years.
Posted 11/23 · 10:40 AM · LM Editorial
Consumer sentiment has taken a hit after the presidential election due to increased awareness by many Americans of the fiscal cliff and stock market volatility.
Posted 11/06 · 08:53 AM · SCMR Editorial
Recent findings by researches (Xiao and Chen 2012) argue that overall better results can be achieved by using a pull system. But not just any pull system.
Posted 10/22 · 11:59 PM · MMH Editorial
You’ve heard of cloud WMS. Hollywood Feed is using voice recognition in the cloud
Posted 09/27 · 12:38 PM · SCMR Editorial
FusionOps, a provider of self-service, pre-built analytics for the supply chain announced the extension of its cloud-based platform. Two major new features, dashboards and sales reporting and the FusionOps iPad app, are now available.
Posted 08/16 · 10:00 AM · SCMR Editorial
The ability of the largest U.S. companies to collect from customers and manage inventory improved just slightly in 2011, while payables performance worsened, according to the 14th annual working capital survey from REL Consulting, a division of The Hackett Group, Inc. and CFO Magazine.