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Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms - The Challenges of a Restricted Product Supply Chain

by Meagan Douglas on Wed, Sep 30, 2015

Google LogoSome consumers are not allowed to buy certain products due to legal restrictions. There are goods that can't be sold in specific regions, to children, to ex-convicts or after governments pass relevant regulations. Items like firearms, tobacco and alcohol create unique supply chain obstacles.
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Topics: Field Applications, Manufacturing and Distribution, Mobile Data Collection, Inventory Management, ERP Software

How to Avoid 3 Common Supply Chain Risks

by Meagan Douglas on Tue, Sep 29, 2015

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Unsupervised equipment can overheat and damage warehouse operations.
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Topics: Field Applications, Manufacturing and Distribution, Mobile Data Collection, Inventory Management, ERP Software, Voice Recognition Software

The Pumpkin Season: Tracking Products with Limited Demand Periods

by Meagan Douglas on Mon, Sep 28, 2015

Google LogoInventory management strategies must account for seasonal demand for products. For example, fall is pumpkin spice season in many retail food stores.
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Topics: Manufacturing and Distribution, Mobile Data Collection, Inventory Management, ERP Software

How Counterfeit Pharmaceuticals Hurt Manufacturers

by Meagan Douglas on Thu, Sep 24, 2015

Google LogoCounterfeit pharmaceuticals are dangerous to businesses and consumers, and with the rise of ecommerce and global supply chains they are increasingly difficult to track.
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Topics: Manufacturing and Distribution, Mobile Data Collection, Inventory Management, Government Compliance

4 Ways to Prepare for World Events Disrupting the Supply Chain

by Meagan Douglas on Wed, Sep 23, 2015

Google LogoThe Pope's visit to America will disrupt local supply chains. The Wall Street Journal detailed how the areas the Pope plans to visit should expect standstill traffic caused by massive crowds and increased security. Some shipping companies in those cities plan to suspend activities and warn customers to expect delays.
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Topics: Field Applications, Manufacturing and Distribution, Mobile Data Collection, Inventory Management, ERP Software

The Challenges of Earning the Made in the USA Label

by Meagan Douglas on Tue, Sep 22, 2015

Google LogoU.S. manufacturing is on the rise. Since 2010, the country has made efforts to reshore industries and bring major assembly plants back home. GlobeSt.com, a real estate resource, reported many companies want to use domestic options for future production.
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Topics: Manufacturing and Distribution, Mobile Data Collection, ERP Software, Government Compliance

Internet of Things Lets People Take Part in Machine-to-Machine Conversations

by Meagan Douglas on Tue, Sep 15, 2015

Google LogoAutomated machine communication is a standard part of manufacturing processes. Production equipment includes sensors and other devices that measure performance and report metrics to industry software. This machine-to-machine communication automates data collection and provides real-time performance visibility.
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Topics: Field Applications, Manufacturing and Distribution, Mobile Data Collection, ERP Software, Voice Recognition Software

The Importance of Inventory Management in Customer Support

by Meagan Douglas on Mon, Sep 14, 2015

Google LogoA customer's interaction with a retailer isn't always over after the sale. The business is in charge of making sure the consumer receives the merchandise he or she paid for in a timely fashion. When items are received on time and in optimal condition, it encourages future purchases.
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Topics: Manufacturing and Distribution, Mobile Data Collection, Inventory Management

Sell it Before it Goes Bad: The Perils of Perishable Products

by Meagan Douglas on Tue, Sep 8, 2015

Google LogoOnline shopping provides convenience in most industries and its branching out into perishable products that were once restricted due to the special conditions needed to store and transport them.
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Topics: Manufacturing and Distribution, Mobile Data Collection, Inventory Management, ERP Software

Manufacturers Turn to Shop Floor Data Collection Software to Stay Competitive

by Meagan Douglas on Thu, Sep 3, 2015

Google LogoData solutions can mean the difference between beating competitors and falling behind.
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Topics: Field Applications, Manufacturing and Distribution, Mobile Data Collection, ERP Software, Government Compliance

Using Inventory Control Practices to Prevent Food Waste

by Meagan Douglas on Tue, Sep 1, 2015

Google LogoFood manufacturers work with precious resources. Unfortunately, a large amount of food is wasted each year.
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Topics: Manufacturing and Distribution, Mobile Data Collection, Inventory Management, ERP Software, Government Compliance

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