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

    Dollar Shave Club Takes Subscription-Based eCommerce Business Global with Cloud WMS

    Posted by Sophie Pagalday on Mar 9, 2018 7:00:00 AM

    Nothing about Dollar Shave Club is traditional – not its business model, not its advertising and not its viral growth. Even so, when the eCommerce company decided to internalize fulfillment, it first targeted a traditional, on-premise warehouse management system (WMS).

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    Topics: Customers, eCommerce, Distribution & Logistics

    4 Supply Chain Execution Challenges Seller Fulfilled Prime Amazon Vendors Face and How to Overcome Them

    Posted by Zubair Amla on Mar 1, 2018 10:31:16 AM

    Amazon has become such a critical source of revenue for countless internet retailers, distributors and manufacturers that it can afford to make up all the rules and leave it up to third parties to figure out how to meet them. Such is the power wielded by a retailer with 38 percent year-over-year revenue growth.

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    Topics: Featured, Retail, Distribution & Logistics, Omni-Channel

    How Your Supply Chain Can Support Same-Day Delivery…No, Really!

    Posted by Jon Kuerschner on Feb 21, 2018 7:18:00 AM

    Just as you iron out the kinks in your omnichannel fulfillment strategy, the business comes to you with exciting news: your company wants to start offering same-day delivery. It’s your job to figure out how to execute on this new strategy to reach more consumers and drive more business from current customers.

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    Topics: eCommerce, Distribution & Logistics, Retail

    HighJump Announces Strategic Partnership with Acumatica

    Posted by Heather Smith on Jan 29, 2018 10:00:00 AM

    HighJump announced its partnership with Acumatica, the world’s fastest-growing cloud ERP company, today at the Acumatica Summit. HighJump™ Warehouse Edge, the end-to-end warehouse management system (WMS) for small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs), provides a complete distribution suite to thrive in today’s competitive supply chain landscape.

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    Topics: News, Distribution & Logistics, Events, SMB

    Analyzing the Early Stages of Amazon-Owned Whole Foods

    Posted by Sean Elliott, CTO on Jan 29, 2018 7:00:00 AM

    More than two decades ago, Jeff Bezos founded a website with the belief that a centralized online model would be better for consumers and his business than physical stores. That website, Amazon.com, started with books and over the years has become a one-stop shop for anything you could ever want. The result is the most powerful online retailer in the world and one of the most influential companies on the globe.

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    Topics: eCommerce, Retail, Omni-Channel, Distribution & Logistics

    3 Supply Chain Missteps Retailers Can Avoid During 2018 Peak Season

    Posted by Bill Ryan on Jan 4, 2018 7:23:20 AM

    As you process those final returns from the holiday rush, now is the time to evaluate your operations. When order volumes skyrocketed – especially on Black Friday and Cyber Monday – it probably unearthed weaknesses in your supply chain.   

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    Topics: eCommerce, Retail, Distribution & Logistics

    Home Furnishings Distributor Jofran Increases Warehouse Productivity by More Than 50% with HighJump WMS

    Posted by Janae Smith on Nov 9, 2017 9:00:06 AM

    Jofran, Inc. is a leading importer and distributor of home furnishings from around the world with factories in Asia, Vietnam, China and Indonesia. The furniture manufacturer also has a 3PL that just recently opened in Moreno Valley, CA and has its own distribution center just right outside of Boston, MA. With a commitment to creating affordable and functional furniture with style, Jofran needed to evolve its time-consuming business processes in order to keep up with demand and ensure superior customer satisfaction.

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    Topics: Distribution & Logistics, Videos, Customers

    In Directed Put-Away, You Want to place product in the best possible location

    Posted by Melroy Coelho on Nov 2, 2017 10:42:50 AM

    If the best possible location is not available, you want to place it in the next best location and so on and so forth. In HighJump's Enterprise 3PL solution you tell the system the criteria that you wish it to use for the purpose of identifying the best and the next best locations.

    You define your criteria by means of sequences. Each sequence contains a number of parameters for selecting a location. The following example shows five sequences that progressively define increasingly less desirable locations.

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    Topics: 3PL, Distribution & Logistics

    5 Ways Delaying Your WMS Project Costs More Than You Think

    Posted by Ian McCue on Oct 19, 2017 8:00:00 AM

    At first, it may not make sense: how could not replacing your warehouse management system cost your business money? After all, a warehouse management system (WMS) replacement project brings costs around licensing, services and, in some cases, hardware and additional staffing.

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    Topics: Omni-Channel, Retail, eCommerce, Distribution & Logistics