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1. Voice is the new interface
... the barcode reader and the label. In this instance the worker may be able to see the label and read the numbers better and from different angles than can the scanner. The fact that voice translation has ...
Created on 11 September 2018
2. Amazon Go - It’s all about the back end
... in new ways could signal the end of some retail mainstays like item barcode systems. If cameras can accurately identify products simply from their packaging design there’s no need for the extra printing ...
Created on 22 January 2018
3. DSD and Tracking Data
... all day long… however long that day is. Scanning - Today’s inventory is managed by barcode and RFID. Consumer devices may be able to use an app to read barcodes with the built in camera but RFID tags ...
Created on 21 September 2016
4. Where is RFID Going?
About 10 years ago, the future of RFID was up in the air. You know what? It still is..... In a recent article on the Supply Chain Digest site, the editors take a look at predictions made in the past and ...
Created on 07 September 2016
5. Succeeding at the Last-Mile Challenge
The race is on to solve the 'last-mile' dilemma, according to Bridget McCrea on the Supply Chain 24/7 site. Getting products purchased on-line from the DC into the customers' hands can make or break a ...
Created on 23 June 2016
6. Your EDI Payments - Exposed
...  ASN and comfort in the accuracy of that data, it will take hours of manual labor to unload, count and put away a trailer. ASN data allows for the scanning of the cartons barcode thus improve the rece ...
Created on 09 November 2015
7. RFID and Visibility
Visibility is top-of-mind for many supply chain executives. RFID, a technology that's been around for awhile but has yet to achieve universal approval, seems to be capable of enabling processes that can ...
Created on 08 September 2015
8. Why Connecting EDI and ERP Is Important
... only suppliers with direct connections to EDI systems or directly interfaced to managed EDI cloud services are truly integrated. Suppliers with automated shipping, barcode scanning, warehouse management ...
Created on 08 April 2015
9. 5 Steps to Win Big in 2015
... to be afraid of barcode scanners (think grocery stores that scan your food), and now it’s commonplace. With beacon technology and RFID, people will have such a significantly seamless shopping experience, ...
Created on 21 January 2015
10. The Flying Inventory Counter
We've all heard of a number of ways drones are being utilized. I bet you haven't heard of this one: inventory assistant! Automating the mind-numbing task of counting stuff in the warehouse might become ...
Created on 08 December 2014
11. 8 Things To Remember When Starting with EDI
... ps); VAN or AS2 fees and upgrade costs (for EDI software). Keep in mind hidden costs like additional charges for GS1-128 barcode shipping labels, charges for 997 Functional Acknowledgment documents or c ...
Created on 28 July 2014
12. Hacker Risks
Adrian Gonzalez, on his Talking Logistics site, describes some scary scenarios involving hackers in the supply chain. There are all kinds of risks to be aware of and to avoid, and this is one that may ...
Created on 23 July 2014
13. Inside Amazon Fulfillment
Anytime you get a chance to get an insider's view of a state-of-the-art difference maker for an industry leader, you should take it. Amazon's order fulfillment engine is the envy of many, and Wired gives ...
Created on 02 July 2014
14. Tags Limit Visibility
... in visibility. Or maybe that's exactly the problem - too many options from too many directions.  The 2 most engaging and even long-standing tools available to track products are the barcode and RFID. Wit ...
Created on 09 June 2014
15. Omnichannel - A Mindset and a Challenge
... o walk into a store, browse for an item, and make that purchase on the way out the door. It's also increasingly simple to point a smartphone at a product's barcode, find that product at a competitor's o ...
Created on 26 November 2013
16. The ASN and Drop-Shipping
The drop-ship process has been with us for years, but it's often a little slow and clunky. With the growth in omnichannel shopping, it's become increasingly important so it therefore needs to be faster ...
Created on 04 July 2013
17. DHL Innovation
It's always instructive to check out what industry leaders are looking into. When you think of logistics, DHL is obviously a leader.In a Supply Chain Digital article, Ella Copeland tells us about DHL's ...
Created on 23 June 2013
18. 8 Things To Remember When Choosing An EDI Solution
... ps); VAN or AS2 fees and upgrade costs (for EDI software). Keep in mind hidden costs like additional charges for GS1-128 barcode shipping labels, charges for 997 Functional Acknowledgment documents or c ...
Created on 21 June 2013
19. GS1 & Omnichannel
Everyone knows omnichannel is where it's at for retail nowadays. The devil's in the details, though, and who's better at details than the GS! group?In an article on the Supply Chain Digital site, Ella ...
Created on 26 May 2013
20. RFID Improves Efficiencies and Reduces Shrinkage for Retailers
... s and accuracies get even better when vendors and retailers employ automated technologies, such as barcodes and Radio Frequency identification (RFID) to track shipments as they are picked, packed, shipp ...
Created on 08 April 2013