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...
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, August 27, 2013
We in the supply chain industry continually talk about how our
operations are becoming increasingly global and complex. But what
if this complexity has a limit and we are now on the verge of new
technologies that will disrupt the industry and introduce an
unprecedented level of simplicity? In a...
Monday, June 10, 2013
HighJump’s senior vice president of supply chain solutions, Gary
Nemmers, spoke with MHI Solutions Magazine about the HighJump
Software App Station for the article “Four Supply Chain Execution
Innovations that will Help Streamline Operations.” The App Station
is an “app store” for a warehouse...
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
I appreciated this recent commentary in DC Velocity, “The Myth of
THE Supply Chain.” Many of us (myself included) often use “supply
chain” as a catch-all phrase, which can be a necessary term, but
doesn’t always accurately represent the incredible complexities and
intricacies that most companies...
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...
Friday, March 15, 2013
HighJump’s senior vice president of product strategy and
development, Dan Radunz, was asked to participate in a roundtable
discussion of supply chain software challenges and solutions. That
discussion can be found in Part 1 and Part 2 on Manufacturing
Business Technology’s website. Dan notes some of...
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Our customers who have opted for HighJump warehouse management
software (WMS) or direct store delivery (DSD) software in the cloud
tell us that cloud deployment allows them to do what they do best,
namely serve their customers. So in a way, the decision to put your
supply chain management software...
Thursday, December 8, 2011
BYODR…Bring Your Own Disaster Recovery? We have been talking with a
lot of customers lately about HighJump WMS in the cloud. These
conversations usually include a lot of the same topics, things like
security, networking, compute capacity, and of course disaster
recovery. HighJump has a well-defined,...
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Does your warehouse management system (WMS) vendor force you to pay
through the nose for upgrades? Do you feel like you're trapped,
with no option but to pay up or throw the system out? Isn't there a
better way to manage WMS upgrades? Watch this two-minute video to
see how WMS upgrades can be like a...