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Transparency Takes Priority: Overcoming Negative Reactions to Recalls

by Meagan Douglas on Fri, Feb 26, 2016

Google LogoA business operating in the food industry should use automated data collection solutions to monitor manufacturing and distribution procedures to prevent problems from harming a brand's image. When a national magazine publishes a cover that associates a company's product with stomach illness, that's basically a worst-case scenario. This is precisely what happened when Bloomberg Business reported on the Chipotle E. coli outbreak and following recall, according to Business Insider.
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Topics: Manufacturing and Distribution, Mobile Data Collection, Inventory Management, ERP Software

Robot Revolution: Smart Machines Available in Every Supply Chain Stage

by Meagan Douglas on Wed, Feb 24, 2016

Google LogoCommon excuses for ignoring robots in supply chain logistics management grow ever thinner as technology becomes smarter. Skeptics may suggest there are some jobs that automated workers will never be able to accomplish, but data collection solutions, machine learning and mobile equipment continuously break down barriers to full implementation.
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Topics: Field Applications, Manufacturing and Distribution, Mobile Data Collection, Inventory Management, ERP Software

3 Warehouse Management Strategies to Keep Employees Happy

by Meagan Douglas on Mon, Feb 22, 2016

Google LogoDuring the holiday season, many organizations suffer from a strain on business assets and available products. In their pursuit of efficient operations and inventory management, companies can't lose sight of their employees' satisfaction or they may find themselves without a motivated workforce to carry out tasks during periods of high demand.
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Topics: Field Applications, Manufacturing and Distribution, Mobile Data Collection, Inventory Management, ERP Software, Voice Recognition Software

4 Hidden Benefits of Complying with Government Regulations in the Supply Chain

by Meagan Douglas on Thu, Feb 18, 2016

Google LogoBusinesses sometimes see government regulations for manufacturing and inventory management as an obstacle to success. Organizations already have to juggle consumer demands, asset management, supply prices and many other critical enterprise factors. Additional government rules may seem more like limits than guidelines.
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Topics: Manufacturing and Distribution, Mobile Data Collection, Inventory Management, Government Compliance

Guarding Against the Top 3 Forms of Supply Chain Theft

by Meagan Douglas on Wed, Feb 17, 2016

Google LogoOnce a product leaves a warehouse, the business loses its direct control over the item. Merchandise on its way to customers or supplies coming in from vendors are at risk for theft, and companies need to find solutions to extend supervision beyond their physical property. While criminals are unpredictable, dependable inventory management can help mitigate risk and prevent stolen property from going unreported.
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Topics: Manufacturing and Distribution, Mobile Data Collection, Inventory Management, ERP Software

How Green is 3D Printing in Manufacturing?

by Meagan Douglas on Tue, Feb 16, 2016

Google LogoNew ideas in manufacturing and warehouse management prioritize green practices for social and a marketing reasons. 
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Topics: Manufacturing and Distribution, Mobile Data Collection, Inventory Management, ERP Software

SmartLabels Newest Food Manufacturer Tactic for Transparency

by Meagan Douglas on Thu, Feb 11, 2016

Google LogoTransparency is one of the most important qualities modern consumers desire from businesses. Millennial shoppers prefer natural ingredients and they want manufacturers to present information that indicates quality and compliance with government regulations.
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Topics: Manufacturing and Distribution, Mobile Data Collection, JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, Inventory Management, ERP Software

Supply Chain Transparency Reveals Women Pay More for Common Products

by Meagan Douglas on Wed, Feb 10, 2016

Google LogoThe recent demand for transparency in the supply chain and inventory management comes from an informed and connected consumer audience, according to The Guardian. Not only do customers want to make sure the products they buy are safe and healthy, they seek out companies who give back to their communities and operate fairly.
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Topics: Manufacturing and Distribution, Mobile Data Collection, Inventory Management, Government Compliance

The 7 Types of Waste that Plague Manufacturing

by Meagan Douglas on Mon, Feb 8, 2016

Google LogoEvery manufacturing process is different. No matter the industry or market, however, there is a constant; companies want to get best possible return on their investments. This means global businesses must eliminate waste from their processes to outperform their competition and improve their bottom line.
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Topics: Manufacturing and Distribution, Mobile Data Collection, Inventory Management, ERP Software, Government Compliance

Hoverboard Safety Issues Call for Consumer Electronics Regulation Reevaluation

by Meagan Douglas on Tue, Feb 2, 2016

Google LogoSometimes manufacturing innovation can outpace government regulations. In the Holiday season of 2015, a new product proves very popular - but also raises safety concerns.
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Topics: Manufacturing and Distribution, Mobile Data Collection, Inventory Management, Government Compliance

The Global Food Traceability Market is on the Rise

by Meagan Douglas on Mon, Feb 1, 2016

Google LogoAround the world, traceability has become the primary concern for food manufacturing and supply chain procedures. Modern consumers want to know what went into their food and how it was handled. Companies respond by improving their transparency.
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Topics: Field Applications, Manufacturing and Distribution, Mobile Data Collection, Inventory Management, ERP Software

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