Are you on the frontier of supply chain’s future?

Posted by Guadalupe Pagalday on Aug 7, 2018 1:00:00 PM

Like lead-based paint and gas guzzling automobiles there’s no looking back on the rollercoaster that is today’s supply chain. Fast-forward to today, and you know how the story goes: delivery times shrink while convenience and customer expectations skyrocket. On top of that, nobody can name their baby Alexa because Amazon practically trademarked it.

For some, the challenges might feel overwhelming. For others, it’s like the open range, full of possibility.

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Topics: supply chain

The 4 Pillars of the Supply Chain of the Future

Posted by Guadalupe Pagalday on Aug 7, 2018 1:00:00 PM

We’re living in a truly unique time for supply chain. At the risk of sounding dramatic, there are convergences happening right now in our industry changing how businesses need to think about their warehouse management systems, operations, customers, and fulfillment. Think about it:

  • Customers seek brands that provide personal experiences, yet…
  • They also want the all of conveniences online shopping provides, meanwhile…
  • Businesses face a shrinking workforce to deliver on all these customer expectations while…
  • They look for ways to increase throughput and lower cost per unit in their supply chain and foster repeat business.
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Topics: supply chain

HighJump Expands Global Footprint with BIDCO Africa Limited

Posted by Heather Smith on Aug 7, 2018 12:00:37 PM

HighJump, in partnership with independent software developer, innovator and team augmentation partner iWMS, is modernizing the operations of leading manufacturer of fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) BIDCO Africa Limited. This is one of many recent global new customers for HighJump, and displays both HighJump’s and BIDCO Africa Limited’s commitment to empower customers worldwide with the digital, connected, and automated supply chain of the future.

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Topics: International, Warehouse Management Systems (WMS), South Africa, Africa

Top Technology Tips for Furniture Retail Evolution

Posted by Heather Smith on Jul 17, 2018 7:35:00 AM

PROFITsystems, a HighJump product and leading provider of solutions for home furnishings retailers, unveils the top considerations for independent retailers to manage and design the showroom of the future. These insights, based on 40 years of success, empower companies of all sizes to meet the increasingly complex and growing demands of today’s omnichannel landscape and the consumer of tomorrow.

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Topics: Retail, furniture, las vegas market

Mexico’s andlogistics Joins HighJump Global Partner Network

Posted by Heather Smith on Jul 12, 2018 10:00:00 AM

HighJump is bringing its capabilities for the connected, automated supply chain of the future deeper into the Latin American market with andlogistics.

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Topics: International, Warehouse Management Systems (WMS), partners

Monteagle Logistics Taps HighJump to Drive 3PL Success in Africa

Posted by Heather Smith on Jul 10, 2018 9:00:00 AM

HighJump, in partnership with independent software developer, innovator and team augmentation partner iWMS, is empowering leading South African third-party logistics (3PL) provider Monteagle Logistics to evolve its operations with the connected and automated supply chain of the future. 

This latest success exemplifies HighJump’s rapid international growth and capabilities to meet the unique needs of 3PL providers.

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Topics: 3PL, International, News, Warehouse Management Systems (WMS)

Parts Town Improves Warehouse Management with Innovative Return-to-Stock Process

Posted by Guadalupe Pagalday on Jul 2, 2018 12:40:31 PM

There’s a good chance the last time you ordered takeout or went out for a quick bite, Parts Town played a crucial role in keeping you fed and happy. Parts Town is the market-leading distributor of genuine OEM (original equipment manufacturer) foodservice equipment parts. When there’s a hiccup in any commercial kitchen, Parts Town is ready to jump in and help with the most in-stock parts on the planet, innovative technology, and an exceptional customer experience. They provide customized solutions to benefit food equipment service companies, chain restaurants, institutions and independent restaurants.

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Topics: Warehouse Management Systems (WMS)

Voice beyond picking: a comprehensive look at the utility of voice technology

Posted by Tailar Kennedy on Jun 27, 2018 11:14:56 AM

Several decades ago, voice technology got its beginnings in the warehouse as a way to increase productivity and accuracy in the picking process. The basic premise of the technology was that it allowed the workers to move through the warehouse without anything to distract them or tie up their hands- a stark difference from the traditional picking styles of RF scanners and paper. Once warehouses began to realize the benefits of voice they began to expand their use beyond picking, and then beyond the warehouse altogether.

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Topics: Voice

PROFITsystems Unveils New RETAILvantage Capabilities for Consumer of Tomorrow

Posted by Heather Smith on Jun 5, 2018 10:19:41 AM

PROFITsystems, a HighJump product and leading provider of solutions for home furnishings retailers, today announced new advances for its server and cloud-based retail management system, RETAILvantage. The latest updates empower companies of all sizes to evolve to meet today’s complex retail demands and the expectations of the consumer of the future.

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Topics: Retail, eCommerce, News, Omni-Channel, PROFITsystems

Inbound Logistics Ranks HighJump in Top 2018 Logistics IT Providers

Posted by Heather Smith on Jun 1, 2018 9:20:18 AM

HighJump has again been appointed to Inbound Logistics’ 2018 Top 100 Logistics IT Providers. This year’s win is a result of HighJump’s solutions and services enabling supply chain professionals to revolutionize workflows with the automated and connected supply chain of tomorrow.

“Staying competitive in the supply chain landscape means turning what many consider barriers into opportunities,” said Chad Collins, CEO of HighJump. “HighJump is and will continue driving the innovation and providing the services and support of a global network of partners that enhances each step of the process - from the warehouse to the storefront, from the desktop to the driver’s cab.”

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Topics: Distribution & Logistics, News, Warehouse Management System (WMS), awards, supply chain, transportation management