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1. Tech Keeps Food From Spoiling
Technology is being used to prevent food waste in transit, reports the Huffington Post. Sensors that monitor the fruits freshness while in transit has been developed by the Federal Laboratories for Materials ...
Created on 01 January 2018
2. Blockchain Obstacles and Opportunities
... transactions are irreversible and instantly verifiable through an expansive global peer-to-peer network; and users can bypass intermediaries (banks, governments, etc.) that entail additional costs and ...
Created on 01 January 2018
3. Stop Rushing The Holidays! Try A Year-Round Retail Brand Experience Instead
... are shopping both in-store and online, which means retailers must think about how to create a seamless experience that transitions easily from computer to mobile device to checkout counter. The busy ...
Created on 19 December 2017
4. Toys R Us Keeps Supply Chain Moving
Recently Toy R Us filed for bankruptcy, reports Loadstar. This is despite the fact that it currently it has $243.2m-worth of merchandise currently in transit, the majority being shipped by APL Logistics. ...
Created on 10 October 2017
5. WMS Moves to the Cloud
Cloud-based applications continue to make inroads in the supply chain. Will WMS be the next system to make the transition?According to Dinesh Dongre on the Supply Chain Digest site, the obstacles have ...
Created on 16 February 2017
6. IoT and 3D Printers are Invading the Supply Chain
... a lot of tight controls. Those lessons have gone mainstream as the world took notice and of the company’s strategies and success. And partly because of that expansion, the supply chain now extends to areas ...
Created on 19 October 2016
7. Distributors Improve by Integrating ERP
The transition from 'siloed' organizations to those based on integrated ERP systems is shaking up the wholesale distribution industry. These systems enable new functionality and allow greater collaboratio ...
Created on 12 August 2016
8. IoT is Real and Present
... cally those readings are done as items transition from one location to another, or as a person scans items or an area.  But it is conceivable that some of the things in the IoT include the carrier's tru ...
Created on 01 June 2016
9. All Hail to the Cloud
... necessarily mean Windows will be free. But it does indicate a transition in thinking. Microsoft isn’t the only company looking at changes in its software delivery model. Adobe changed its software licensing ...
Created on 26 April 2016
10. The Supply Chain is Everywhere
... and a lot of tight controls. Those lessons have gone mainstream as the world took notice and of the company’s strategies and success. And partly because of that expansion, the supply chain now extends ...
Created on 29 February 2016
11. What's Amazon Up To?
... leadership position. Many others (such as an IoT infrastructure, overseas expansion, brick & mortar stores) are in the pipeline and others are too numerous to mention. So, why is this company so disruptive? ...
Created on 17 February 2016
12. Using Behavior to Your Advantage
... he barked exercise instructions at us while John Phillip Sousa music blared from pool’s sound system. He used to shout, “Get moving, you pansies, so you don’t end up in the nursing home!” This has now ...
Created on 04 December 2015
13. Managing Your Supply Chain
... g on enhancing customer service and loyalty. SCM continues to play an important role in supplier relationships, faster product-development cycles, and business expansion. E-Commerce will continue to be high ...
Created on 30 November 2015
14. New Roles in IT
... g in IT?On the ZDNet site, Joe McKendrick shares what he knows about the future IT organization and how today's positions may transition. Read his thoughts HERE. ...
Created on 19 November 2015
15. What is an XPL?
... u'll never be able to map the ANSI or EDIFACT EDI data format for these transactions. In my experience, logistics is the toughest because of the many, many unrelated (by ownership) parties who need to  ...
Created on 17 November 2015
16. Fix That Supply Chain With Logistics Updates
... to Vendor Inventory, Ordering from Vendor, Receipts from Vendors, Storage, Production/Sales Order Fulfillment, Loading, In-Transit Visibility, Visibility to Customer Inventory and Ordering from the Customer. ...
Created on 02 November 2015
17. Solidify Your Order to Cash with ERP/EDI Integration
... opes that are formatted according to the rules of a particular EDI standard such as ANSI or EDIFACT. When you create an EDI document, such as a purchase order, you must adhere to the strict formatting  ...
Created on 24 August 2015
18. Advanced EDI Documents You Should Be Using
... Agency (CBSA) which will endeavour to provide as much advance notice as possible of major system changes and will notify clients of upcoming changes via e-mail. ANSI map is based on Version 5050. There ...
Created on 10 August 2015
19. Why VANs are Important to the Transportation/3PL Industry
... between trading partners. The communication is typically done through a VAN (Value Added Network) using international EDI standards such as the American National Standard Institution (ANSI) or EDI for ...
Created on 06 August 2015
20. IOT Integration and the B2B2X Supply Chain
... e at different levels of itemization, the tags need to be read, and the data collected by reading the tags incorporated into messages. Typically those readings are done as items transition from one locati ...
Created on 02 July 2015