Tuesday, April 2, 2013
The market for transportation management systems (TMS) increased in
2012 and is expected to continue strong throughout 2013. Logistics
Management’s Annual Software Users Survey found that 37 percent of
companies were using a TMS in 2012, up from 32 percent in 2011. The
summary of survey findings...
Friday, March 22, 2013
Our own Chuck Fuerst and Dan Radunz contributed commentary on
supply chain management to this month’s Food Logistics magazine. In
the cover story about warehouse automation, Fuerst is quoted on the
success of HighJump’s App Station. In the article “Six Ways WMS Can
Improve Operations,” Radunz...
Thursday, February 21, 2013
In its latest issue, Snack Food and Wholesale Bakery
magazine discusses how supply chain management software is
helping bakery and snack companies overcome logistical challenges.
HighJump's Chris Nelson, director of product strategy, is quoted on
his recommendations for the best software...
Friday, February 1, 2013
A recent SupplyChainBrain article reported on a study by Procurian
which found that tighter handling of indirect spending in areas
such as IT, supply chain management, marketing and energy could
save big businesses millions when managed with a continuous and
holistic approach. According to...
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Food Logistics reports that the U.S. Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) has used its power granted by the Food Safety
Modernization Act (FSMA) to shut down a peanut processing plant.
This is the first time the FDA has exercised such authority since
the passage of the FSMA on January 4, 2011. As...
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Supermarket News reports that allergen-related food recalls are not
only on the rise, but that undeclared allergens were the leading
cause of recalls for eight straight quarters, ending in June 2012.
In the last few months, the FDA posted five voluntary supermarket
recalls on account of allergens,...
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Food Logistics, the only publication dedicated exclusively to the
food and beverage supply chain, this week announced the ninth
annual FL100 list, which will appear in the November/December 2012
issue. HighJump Software was again included on the list. HighJump
has over 800 food and beverage...
Thursday, November 1, 2012
There is an article by Logistics Management with a great discussion
of the future growth of the warehouse management system (WMS)
market. After a double-digit increase in sales in 2011, there is
continued preference among logistics professionals shopping for new
software. This jump in demand could...
Monday, October 1, 2012
It’s no secret that global demographic changes in lifespans and
economic statuses are shifting the way people do distribution
logistics. Supply Chain Brain recently examined three specific
changes that will impact supply chain management in the coming
decades: Different population growth rates:...
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Retail distribution logistics move at lightning speed and
arguably has to respond faster to consumers than many other
industries. A recent piece in Supermarket News discusses how some
retailers – such as those in the food and beverage industry –
collaborate with suppliers on product packaging and...