Wednesday, February 19, 2014
HighJump Software announced today that the cloud-based HighJump™
RouteCenter On-Demand (RCOD) solution has achieved certification
status from the 2012-2013 Anheuser-Busch ISV/RAS program. HighJump
RCOD serves as the backbone of a company’s direct store delivery
operations by managing routes,...
Thursday, February 13, 2014
I came across yet another example of the changing landscape of wine
in the U.S.: Most restaurant and bar customers are buying domestic
table wines and accounting for nearly 70 percent of total
on-premise wine volume in 2012. Imported table wine volume has
remained relatively unchanged. This HighJump...
Monday, January 27, 2014
A route management system (RMS) is the backbone of a direct store
delivery business. It manages the routes, hand-held devices,
customers’ and drivers’ schedules, as well as integrates with a
back-end accounting, ERP or warehouse management system. But in
today’s aggressive and dynamic economy,...
Monday, January 13, 2014
HighJump Software announced today that it has joined the DEX/Direct
Store Delivery committee of GS1 US, an international not-for-profit
organization dedicated to the design and implementation of global
standards and solutions to improve the efficiency and visibility of
the supply chain. The GS1...
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Food Logistics, the only publication dedicated exclusively to the
food and beverage supply chain, announced that HighJump Software
has made its tenth annual FL100 list. Companies were evaluated
based on the significance of their role in food and beverage supply
chains. "The groundswell of interest...
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
HighJump Software, a global provider of supply chain management
software, announced today that its HighJump RouteCenter On-Demand
(RCOD) solution has earned SOC certification by the American
Institute of CPAs. SOC (service organization controls) is the
widely accepted industry standard that provides...
Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Supply chain businesses know full well that maximizing data
accuracy and minimizing human intervention across warehousing,
fulfillment and logistics processes saves operational costs and
adds value for all stakeholders. Recently, I blogged about the
vital importance of EDI as it relates to 3PLs. But...
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
From farm to fork, the fresh produce industry faces a host of
supply chain challenges, many of which relate to the flow of
information. Price variability, quality reporting, food
safety/traceability and labeling are just a few examples.
Grower-packer-shippers and brokers must keep up with these...
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
At the recent National Beer Wholesaler’s Convention, the industry’s
top executives discussed volume volatility and the impact of craft
beers on the market. A piece on Brewbound.com reported that the
overall volume of beer is being impacted by wine and spirits and a
streak of poor growing conditions...
Thursday, December 12, 2013
The e-commerce presence of food and beverage retailers has been
slower to grow than other industries. In fact, online grocery sales
are only about one percent of the $631 billion U.S. grocery market,
making this category one of the lowest penetrating, according to
the global agency Fitch Ratings. In...