Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Deloitte just released the results of a cost survey of Fortune 100
companies. It found that although businesses are continuing to cut
costs in any way they can, the strategy for cost-cutting has
shifting away from mere survival to one of driving growth.
Interestingly, the survey found growing...
Monday, May 6, 2013
HighJump Software announced today that it has formed a strategic
partnership with Mainstreet Commerce, the developer of the
BusinessFlow distributed order management solution. The partnership
provides HighJump warehouse management system (WMS) customers with
a flexible order management solution to...
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Keynote speakers discussed supply chain and DSD trends on Day 2 of
Innovation 2013. Steve Banker from ARC Advisory Group shared the
top supply chain logistics trends that he is tracking, including
cloud opportunities that go far beyond hosting software
off-premise. Banker and others see the...
Monday, April 8, 2013
An article from ChainLink Research states that that use of
mobile devices is evolving in the supply chain software world.
Cloud, software and hardware technologies have significantly
increased the demand and use of mobile for B2B purposes. More
importantly, as ChainLink notes, these technologies...
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...
Monday, April 1, 2013
In this video, HighJump’s director of product strategy, Chuck
Fuerst, is interviewed by SupplyChainBrain about the signs to watch
for when determine whether you need to replace your warehouse
management system (WMS). Chuck also discusses how to weigh the
options of replacing the WMS vs. upgrading...
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Supply chain management is becoming more global and complex, and in
addition to rising customer expectations, companies must reassess
priorities to stay efficient. In a recent video interview,
SupplyChainBrain reports on three priorities for supply chain and
logistics technology: Ensure visibility...
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...