Sunday, April 25, 2010
As an Account Manager at HighJump, I am responsible for
helping our customers find cost-effective solutions
for their supply chain needs. This position gives me a somewhat
unique perspective on trends in the industry through the questions
and comments I hear everyday. I look forward to receiving...
Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Just for fun, we wanted to share this infographic we came across of
the supply chain’s role in supporting space travel and asteroid
mining, via Florida Tech University Online. Infographic by
Florida Tech University Online, your source for Supply Chain
Management Degree Programs Online. Related...
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...
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Retailers’ inventory levels plummeted during the 2008-2009
recession, but have not recovered since, notes DC Velocity. This
may indicate that levels are not necessarily affected by economic
circumstances at the moment, and that this trend may continue. For
example, the Institute for Supply...
Friday, April 12, 2013
SupplyChainBrain recently published an article on the trend
of using robots in warehouses. More than just a black-and-white
issue, the article raised several important points that the supply
chain industry will have to decide – likely through trial and error
– as we all balance cost and speed with...
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...
Monday, March 4, 2013
According to SupplyChainBrain, a massive transformation is on the
rise in the demand for vehicles in both North America and
developing countries. A report from Transport Intelligence found
that the demand abroad has prompted large and dominating
manufacturers in emerging markets to integrate with...
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,...
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, December 19, 2012
At HighJump Software, our warehouse management software enthusiasts
are always reading the latest findings on the industry and were
particularly interested in the findings of a recent survey.
Logistics Management recently released the results of its 2012
Warehouse and Distribution Center Operations...
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
A Logistics Viewpoints blog post by Adrian Gonzalez reports that
the lack of lower-level supply chain and logistics talent is the
biggest concern for 3PLs and supply chain shippers. According to
the “2012 3PL Provider CEO Perspective Survey” conducted by Dr.
Robert Lieb and presented at the CSCMP...