Thursday, October 31, 2013
I always find warehousing and supply chain reports interesting,
especially when they reflect what we are hearing and seeing with
our customers. Motorola Solutions (a HighJump Software partner) has
released its Warehousing 2018 report, “From Cost Center to Growth
Center.” More than one-third (38%) of...
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Not surprisingly, the majority of business growth for the next
century will happen in emerging markets and “the supply chain
organization will be tasked with serving that growth,” according to
a recent Gartner report. Companies with segmented supply chain
strategies are well-positioned to expand in...
Thursday, October 24, 2013
Thanks to the latest technology innovations and differentiators,
supply chain management software is moving from being a commodity
to a true competitive advantage for companies. But when selecting a
solution, such as a warehouse management system (WMS), some
businesses are still grappling with...
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
HighJump Software announced today Cabinets To Go has selected the
HighJump warehouse management system (WMS) to power its expanding
distribution operations. This fast-growing, direct-to-consumer
retailer is moving into a new distribution center in southern
California and wanted a best-of-breed WMS...
Friday, October 18, 2013
The Future of Warehousing Survey has found that two-thirds of
warehouse professionals plan to expand their investments in
technology in the next five years. More than just a cost-savings
advantage, today’s warehouse management systems (WMS) are proving
to be true competitive differentiators. The...
Thursday, September 26, 2013
As we’ve previously discussed on this blog, more companies have
begun moving aspects of their supply chain back to the U.S. from
abroad. Called “re-shoring,” this growing movement has been the
result of uncertain foreign markets, increased labor costs in other
countries and high shipping rates. Now,...
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
HighJump Software announced Acumen Brands, Inc. has selected the
HighJump cloud-based warehouse management system (WMS) for its new
Fayetteville, Ark. distribution center. Acumen Brands
operates a portfolio of e-commerce retail sites in a diverse array
of industries, which include work apparel...
Monday, September 9, 2013
Jobs in the supply chain industry are becoming more popular,
according several recent studies noted in an article from the
Retail Industry Leaders Association. From sourcing, manufacturing
and distribution to setting strategy, today’s supply chain
positions are higher profile and higher impact than...
Thursday, September 5, 2013
For those of us in the software industry, there is constant
pressure to innovate, innovate, innovate. We hear and see the word
everywhere, and so I found this Industry Week piece by Jamie
Flinchbaugh interesting. I encourage you to take a moment, read
through it, and think about whether your company...
Tuesday, September 3, 2013
Companies are increasingly turning to logistic services providers
to run their manufacturing, warehousing and transportation
operations more efficiently and at less cost than they can run it
themselves. In the past few years, we have seen many companies
outsource logistics to save on operations...