Thursday, February 27, 2014
The results of IDC Manufacturing Insight’s annual supply chain
survey of the electronics industry are out, and the firm has found
four top trends and best practices that companies should follow for
planning product development and launching a device. Capitalize on
emerging markets: In the next 20...
Monday, February 24, 2014
In the Modern Materials Handling article “Tech-driven revolution in
the works for labor management,” HighJump’s director of product
strategy, Chuck Fuerst, discusses the benefits of a cloud-based
labor management system (LMS) and how mobile devices’ intuitive
interfaces and functions are shaping how...
Thursday, February 20, 2014
Forrester Research predicts that online retail sales in the five
largest Asia-Pacific markets will soon surpass e-retail sales in
North America and Europe combined. Specifically, the analyst firm
expects sales in the largest APAC markets – China, Japan, South
Korea, India and Australia – to go from...
Monday, February 17, 2014
HighJump Software has had a quickly growing presence in China,
thanks to strong partners, a development center in Shanghai and an
adaptable, configurable warehouse management system (WMS) that can
evolve with China’s rapidly changing businesses. In this article in
Soo56, HighJump director of APAC...
Thursday, February 13, 2014
I came across yet another example of the changing landscape of wine
in the U.S.: Most restaurant and bar customers are buying domestic
table wines and accounting for nearly 70 percent of total
on-premise wine volume in 2012. Imported table wine volume has
remained relatively unchanged. This HighJump...
Thursday, February 13, 2014
HighJump’s director of product strategy, Chuck Fuerst, authored a
recent article in the technology magazine CIO Review. In the piece,
Chuck discusses the business and technical aspects that CIOs should
consider when reviewing vendors for cloud-based supply chain
management solutions. For example, a...
Monday, February 10, 2014
Gary Nemmers contributed a recent article to Logistics Viewpoints
that discusses how a warehouse management system (WMS) drives
efficiencies for omni-channel retailers – and could be the new best
friend for Santa’s Elves this holiday season. It bridges the online
and in-store customer experience to...
Thursday, February 6, 2014
According to a recent article in Supply Management, the supply
chain and logistics sectors will soon face a critical shortage of
skilled workers who can operate within increasingly complex supply
chains. To bridge this gap, the author recommends addressing the
following three key barriers: The image...
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Rapidly changing conditions in today’s economy and marketplace can
put any company on edge. How will we keep up? How expensive will it
be to adapt to this new change? We can’t change our operations
again… This recent article from GreenBiz discusses four ways that
companies can achieve dynamic...
Thursday, January 16, 2014
There’s been an increased focus on tracking worker performance and
related costs for tasks and errors in beverage warehouses,
according to a recent piece in Beverage Industry. One of the
drivers of this effort is the fact that distribution centers are
losing hundreds of thousands of dollars each...