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How logistics software benefits global-oriented companies

by Meagan Douglas on Wed, Oct 31, 2012

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Topics: Inventory Management

Benefits of the latest asset tracking software solutions

by Meagan Douglas on Tue, Oct 30, 2012

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Topics: Inventory Management

Tablets Becoming Go-To Mobile Data Collection Devices

by Meagan Douglas on Tue, Oct 30, 2012

When choosing devices for collecting information remotely, companies would be wise to select tablets for the task, Rod Hodgman wrote in an October 26 blog post.

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Topics: Mobile Data Collection

Main Benefits of Fixed Asset Tracking Software

by Meagan Douglas on Mon, Oct 29, 2012

For businesses, government agencies and other large organizations, it is vitally important to track fixed assets such as technology, chairs and cars, and an automated data collection system can help firms in this endeavor, industry professional Neil Jackson wrote in a March blog post.

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Topics: Field Applications

Importance of Using Encrypted Barcodes

by Meagan Douglas on Fri, Oct 26, 2012

To ensure that the codes created by a barcode generator are not corrupted and can continuously yield accurate tracking information, it is important to ensure that the barcodes are encrypted. Failure to take the necessary security options could yield severely negative results, as one U.S.-based airline recently found out.

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Topics: Field Applications

Collect data to run cost-per-unit measurements

by Meagan Douglas on Thu, Oct 25, 2012

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Topics: Manufacturing and Distribution

ERP plus mobile data collection equals better outcomes

by Meagan Douglas on Mon, Oct 22, 2012

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Topics: ERP Software

New Local Food Distributors Can Look to Coke for DSD Best Practices

by Meagan Douglas on Fri, Oct 19, 2012

Local growers have traditionally sold their products at roadside stands and farmers markets, but as the popularity of locally grown food has taken off, so have the growers' ambitions for a wider distribution network. In one of the most recent developments signaling the growth of distribution systems for locally grown food, a distribution center is planned for the Illinois town of Decatur, according to the Springfield State Journal-Register.

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Topics: Field Applications

Wireless barcode scanning, data collection on the rise

by Meagan Douglas on Thu, Oct 18, 2012

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Topics: Mobile Data Collection

Toyota Data Collection Offers Lessons for Operational Resilience

by Meagan Douglas on Wed, Oct 17, 2012

In order for manufacturers to handle product recalls without causing a severe disruption to operations, they need to have strong data collection procedures in place. Although it isn't easy to overcome major challenges like a massive recall, there are companies that have managed to do so. Julian Birkinshaw, a professor of strategic and international management at London Business School, told Bloomberg Businessweek that despite the multitude of issues Japanese car giant Toyota has faced in recent years, the company has been able to bounce back and perform well. As a result, a current recall has not caused too much trepidation for investors.

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Topics: Oracle E-Business Suite

Voice Technology Benefiting Distribution Centers

by Meagan Douglas on Tue, Oct 16, 2012

Recent technological developments - notably voice recognition technology - are helping manufacturing and distribution managers ensure their products are being shipped efficiently.

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Topics: Voice Recognition Software

Wireless Barcode Scanners Enable Better Decision Making

by Meagan Douglas on Fri, Oct 12, 2012

There are many advantages a company can experience from implementing wireless barcode scanners. According to an article posted to the website of National Barcode Scanner and drawing on information from the website Make Barcode, a company can save a significant amount of time, run its operations more efficiently and streamline its processes by adopting the mobile technology.

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Topics: Deltek Costpoint

Reducing carbon footprint through supply chain management yields significant benefits

by Meagan Douglas on Wed, Oct 10, 2012

In order for large companies to operate successfully on a consistent basis, it is important for them to build a strong reputation, be willing to take risks and be positioned to take advantage of opportunities as they arise. Cynthia Cummis, manager of the World Resources Institution’s Greenhouse Gas Protocol product and value chain initiative, recently co-wrote a piece with Forbes contributor Manish Bapna stating that improving supply chain management systems can significantly affect how a business manages all three of those factors that are crucial for success.

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Topics: Manufacturing and Distribution

Two companies recognized for supply chain management improvements

by Meagan Douglas on Tue, Oct 9, 2012

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Topics: Manufacturing and Distribution

Contingency plans needed for successful global supply chain management

by Meagan Douglas on Mon, Oct 8, 2012

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Topics: Manufacturing and Distribution

Some logistics companies thrive despite troubled economy

by Meagan Douglas on Fri, Oct 5, 2012

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Topics: Manufacturing and Distribution

Data Collection Key for Government Compliance in Food Industry

by Meagan Douglas on Mon, Oct 1, 2012

In order for restaurants, grocers and food suppliers to maintain a solid reputation, they need to make sure they are properly managing their supply chain, especially when dealing with perishable items. According to Supply and Demand Chain Executive, there are several ways that supply chain managers can be sure everything is running properly, and implementing the proper data collection procedures is a crucial part of this process.

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Topics: Government Compliance

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Digital technology is disrupting traditional operations and now every business is a digital business. The impact on supply chain management is particularly great. The digital supply network is more connected, intelligent, scalable and rapid.

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