Filed in Supply Chain Software
Friday, May 01, 2015
Digital connections are spreading throughout the industry, enabling mobile, automated and real-time processes. But when opportunity overshadows security risks, new technologies can increase your exposure.
WMS vendors have integrated key “execution” apps like LMS, slotting and TMS with their core systems, creating platforms for execution. The latest generation of these platforms also may weave in distributed order management, supply chain planning and demand management while building in flexibility for rapidly shifting fulfillment requirements.
Monday, March 30, 2015
Cloud computing, big data, wireless communication and the Internet of Things (IoT) increase exposure to cyber-risks.
Conveyors, shuttles and robots were on display, but as with last year's Modex, software is where the action is in today’s materials handling industry.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
On Wednesday, Barcoding Inc.’s (Booth 4263) director of marketing Jody Costa explained the firm’s new Supply Chain Architecture practice dedicated to the identification, formulation and management of perfect order fulfillment processes.
To help grocery and general retailers better optimize the in-store fulfillment aspect of an omni-channel strategy, HighJump (Booth 3476) has released the new Retail Advantage solution.
Infor (Booth 3394) announced the availability of Infor Supply Chain Execution (SCE) in the Cloud, which combines warehouse management, labor management, 3PL billing and transportation execution in a single, unified solution offered under a subscription-based, cloud-deployment model.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Hot button software trends such as warehouse execution systems (WESs) meant to orchestrate the flow of work within DCs hold potential, but their effectiveness benefits from upfront assessment of what WES does best in relation to what warehouse management system (WMS) software does well, said Tim Talarico, a senior director with enVista (Booth 3876) during a booth visit.
In a press conference on Tuesday, SI Systems (Booth 178) introduced its new VWare warehouse software suite that integrates warehouse execution, management and control functionality.
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In a press conference on Monday, Atlatl Software (Booth 1881) demonstrated its new QuoteBooks end-to-end sales tool for small- to mid-market distributors and manufacturers.