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...
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Food Logistics, the only publication dedicated exclusively to the
food and beverage supply chain, announced that HighJump Software
has made its tenth annual FL100 list. Companies were evaluated
based on the significance of their role in food and beverage supply
chains. "The groundswell of interest...
Tuesday, January 7, 2014
Warehouse vacancies have been declining for the last 14 consecutive
quarters, according to a Cushman & Wakefield study profiled in
Material Handling & Logistics. In fact, online retail has
become the fastest growing industry occupying the warehouse space,
leading to the lowest industrial vacancy...
Monday, January 6, 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, December 16, 2013
More U.S. consumers are embracing fresh foods, according to a
recent study published by Multi-Sponsor Surveys and noted by
BevNet. Only one in six respondents said they have a “great deal”
of confidence in food safety – especially imported foods – and
identified this perception as one of the major...
Thursday, December 12, 2013
The e-commerce presence of food and beverage retailers has been
slower to grow than other industries. In fact, online grocery sales
are only about one percent of the $631 billion U.S. grocery market,
making this category one of the lowest penetrating, according to
the global agency Fitch Ratings. In...
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
HighJump Software announced today that Winebow, a New Jersey-based
wine and spirits importer and distributor, has selected the
HighJump warehouse management system (WMS). Winebow chose the
HighJump WMS because of its ability to meet diverse market and
customer requirements, as well as integrate with...
Monday, December 2, 2013
According to a Tompkins International report, the 3PL industry is
growing at a faster rate than the gross domestic product (GDP). And
it’s not just because GDP growth has been relatively low: An
article in Modern Materials Handling notes that Tompkins believes
3PL growth will be “three to four times...
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
We’ve seen the trend, we’ve heard it from our own customers, and
the latest study from Gartner concurs: Companies want the cloud for
supply chain management software. In a survey on the intersection
of supply chain management processes and technologies, Gartner
found the increased use of cloud-based...
Friday, November 22, 2013
A piece in Beverage Industry magazine discusses the benefits of
warehouse management systems and warehouse control software.
From greater visibility to improved picking accuracy, a WMS or WCS
can transform a company’s operations into a competitive advantage.
Our own Chuck Fuerst was quoted on the...