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Monday, August 05, 2013
Supply chain executives and operations managers have been debating strategies for managing and integrating disparate order taking and fulfillment processes.
Monday, July 29, 2013
Managing the flow of goods to your customer has never been more complex. Whether it is compliance labeling, EDI, or other value added services; customers continue to demand more from their suppliers. This can seem overwhelming for small to midsized businesses who may lack the expertise or budget to deal with these challenges. This white paper will outline five drivers of distribution complexity for midsized businesses.
Posted on 07/29 at 12:34 PM
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You might have several reasons for needing a new ERP system, but with so many options, how do you make the right choice? If you're wondering whether a generic or an industry-specific solution is the best fit, or how to start the ERP selection process, you're not alone.
Posted on 07/29 at 10:45 AM
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As the market continues to move to a buy anywhere/ship from anywhere/deliver to anywhere model, distribution is one of the fastest-changing processes in the world of logistics. With the number of online and mobile orders on the rise, manufacturers and distributors are grappling with how to best control their costs while serving customers across multiple channels of distribution.
Friday, July 19, 2013
The idea of robotic solutions isn't something new. For years, robots have been handling many of the dirty, dangerous, dull or inaccessible tasks in manufacturing plants.
However, with rapid technological advancement breaking down past barriers of entry, robotic solutions are making their way into distribution and fulfillment centers.
We asked manufacturers from around the world, "What advice would you give your peers to optimize the lifespan and value of physical plant assets?"
Find out what they said.
Tuesday, July 02, 2013
Within the material handling industry, there are numerous opportunities to positively impact our environment because it provides the equipment that enables the optimum flow of goods that is essential to a vibrant economy.
This whitepaper will describe the importance of achieving sustainability through efficiency and waste reduction, which can increase productivity in operations.
Posted on 07/02 at 12:25 PM
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Monday, July 01, 2013
According to the Gartner, Inc. report, "Supply chain service providers are
combining software, highly skilled employees and enabling technologies to
deliver capabilities that augment existing supply chain organizations." The
report also states that, "These Cool Vendors illustrate the emerging delivery
models and services in supply chain management."
The cost to support and secure mobile and wireless devices skyrockets each time a device needs attention, whether it be for a software version update, device reconfiguration or to upgrade firmware. IT labor, diagnosis and training costs, plus the user's time lost to "docking" a device or handing it over to sit in the IT department can add up to a significant number of hours of wasted employee time.
Friday, June 07, 2013
Distributors and e-commerce companies in particular are seeking ways to improve processes and cut costs.
For warehouses filled with pallets, cases and pieces, filling orders can often be the most labor intensive and costly operating expense.