Tuesday, March 26, 2013
The benefits of supply chain and logistics technology are well
known: Automation and speed increase, assets are used more
efficiently, costs are lowered and customer satisfaction improves.
But what’s far more difficult – and less understood – is
determining which technology to invest in order to...
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...
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Chuck Fuerst’s latest commentary on the Logistics Viewpoints
site discusses the macro-level lifestyle trends influencing supply
chain management and software solutions. The consumerization of IT
has changed how the entire business world interacts with data. This
holds true for the supply chain...
Monday, March 18, 2013
We are proud to announce that Leonard's Syrups, a full-service
beverage company based in Detroit and the region's largest supplier
of bulk CO2 and specialty gases, has selected the HighJump
Software Route Administrator route accounting system to serve as
the backbone of its direct store delivery...
Friday, March 15, 2013
HighJump’s senior vice president of product strategy and
development, Dan Radunz, was asked to participate in a roundtable
discussion of supply chain software challenges and solutions. That
discussion can be found in Part 1 and Part 2 on Manufacturing
Business Technology’s website. Dan notes some of...
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
More manufacturers are moving back due to supply chain management
systems uncertainty abroad, coupled with heightened labor rates in
China and increased U.S. shipping costs. According to a Los Angeles
Times article, a quarterly survey by Manufacturers Alliance for
Productivity and Innovation...
Friday, March 1, 2013
In Inbound Logistics, our own Chuck Fuerst recently discussed how
3PLs can make their business more attractive to current and
potential clients by proactively responding to market demands and
distinguishing themselves in a commoditized logistics industry. For
example, providing clients access to...
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
A recent SupplyChainBrain article reported on “supply chain
segmentation” with Chris Gordon of Wipro Technologies explaining
the idea and its benefits. Companies segmenting supply
chains based on category are common, though the less common
approach is the “cost to serve” concept. This is when a...
Monday, February 25, 2013
HighJump's director of product strategy, Chuck Fuerst, authored
this article in Manufacturing Business Technology about cloud-based
warehouse management systems (WMS). HighJump was one of the first
WMS companies to deploy in the cloud, and our software provides a
foundation of best practices for...
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
DC Velocity recently polled 333 respondents on their expectations
for the economy and plans for purchasing supply chain management
and logistics services. Just over a fourth of the survey
respondents were from the manufacturing sector, 26 percent from
distribution, 23 percent were service providers,...