Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Bain & Company teamed up with the World Bank to examine the top
global supply chain barriers that impeded business around the
world, and identify global best practices for each. Market access,
telecom and transport infrastructure, border administration and
business environment are the most common...
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, 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...
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...
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...
Monday, December 17, 2012
Hurricane Sandy’s destructive power nearly brought East Coast
business to a halt, including the Internet economy and the
effectiveness of supplier enablement software. An Oct. 30th article
notes that although online commerce is becoming increasingly
popular, a virtual economy is not stable enough to...
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
It is always important for distribution and logistics specialists
and users of warehouse management systems to stay up to date on the
research in the industry. Logistics Management, the
University of Tennessee, Con-way Inc. and Ernst & Young have
released the results of a study on logistics and...
Friday, October 12, 2012
The purpose of warehouse management software is ultimately to help
businesses run more efficiently and make more money. But technology
can only do so much – operators must have a clear view of their
entire supply chain in order to understand potential inefficiencies
and recognize disruptions. A good...