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HighJump Grows in a Period of Low Growth Through Adaptable, Broad Function Products Part Two: Market Impact
Although a combination of factors bodes well for HighJump's success, a key differentiating word at its camp is 'adaptability'. HighJump's approach to

appointment log  capability, and of web-based appointment scheduling with the capability to drill-own into advanced shipping notice (ASN) or purchase order details. Like any software technology that has been reaching maturation, WMS products have evolved to a point where there is little differentiation among them. Still, since the warehouse is no longer merely a static storage facility, it now has to use real-time data to closely match supply to demand, eliminate the need to hold excess inventory, and increase the flow of

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The Magic Behind Planning and Executing (Optimal) Service Supply Chains - Part 2


Part 1 of this series established that service supply chains have many planning levels and time horizons, which can be roughly divided into the following: the immediate period around the day of service, and forecasting and planning for the day of service. My post then expanded on the various approaches to tame the challenges on the actual day of service. The most advanced

appointment log  at home for our appointment and then, usually towards the end of the long day, we would receive the dreaded call saying that the service business cannot make it to us today. How frustrating is that? Couldn’t we have been told much earlier in the day, when the problem became apparent? Today’s optimized service business sends (“pushes”) text messages or voice messages with expected arrival times during the day. If customers want an update, they can go online and check out (“pull”) the Web site. Read More

Provia Proves Its Way To Success Part Two: Market Impact


From the moment an order is created, Provia Software’s ViaWare and ViaView suites aim at helping managers track orders in real time and make orders visible throughout the entire delivery process, which is the core of its value proposition.

appointment log  and graphical yard presentation; appointment scheduling - including inbound/outbound time, service time, resource requirements and equipment requirements; and carrier performance tracking like on-time and correct equipment aspects), and its seamless integration with WMS, thereby extending the WMS' functionality beyond the four walls of the warehouse into the yard. For instance, each trailer that comes into the DC is checked in through the YMS, which then triggers activity throughout the WMS, including wav Read More

Tips to Improve Inbound Logistics by Managing Partner Performance


The number of steps involved in getting materials or products from suppliers to buyers makes inbound logistics an error-prone process. Each mistake costs you time, labor, money, customer satisfaction, and, ultimately, your competitive position in the marketplace. Learn how implementing a partner performance management program can help your company reduce the number of inbound-logistics problems, and minimize their impact.

appointment log  supplier must schedule an appointment for this particular order, say, June 26. When June 26 comes around, the supplier has not scheduled the appointment; XYZ then adds that to the worklist as a production issue for that PO. As part of the worklist, XYZ basically says to the supplier: The most acceptable outcome is for you to get this done by the end of the day. An acceptable but not preferred outcome is for you to get it done by the end of the week, a few days before the shipment is due at our distributio Read More

SSA GT to EXE-cute (Yet) Another Acquisition Part Two: EXE


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appointment log  to perform on-line scheduling, appointment, and load management and supports cross-docking to eliminate the holding of inventory and increase inventory turns by synchronizing outbound demand and inbound processing. Inventory Management—EXceed Adaptive Inventory Management (AIM) EXceed AIM is an automated demand forecasting, planning, and replenishment system for the demand chain that provides the tools needed to implement the principles of smart buying from a buyer/merchandiser's perspective. It automat Read More

New CEO at Descartes


Descartes Systems Group has announced the appointment of Edward J. Ryan as Chief Executive Officer, taking the spot that has been occupied by Art Mesher since 2004. Senior SCM analyst Bob Eastman provides some background.

appointment log  Group has announced the appointment of Edward J. Ryan as Chief Executive Officer, taking the spot that has been occupied by Art Mesher since 2004. Mr. Ryan has been serving as Descartes’ Chief Commercial Officer since 2011, and served in other roles since joining Descartes in 2000. The announcement comes just 2 weeks after Descartes’ recent user event, and a week before Descartes is due to announce third-quarter fiscal 2014 (Q3FY14) financial results. Although Descartes states that the elevation of Read More

How Secure Is a Password?


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Is SCT And Logistics.com Partnership A Déjà vu?


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Microsoft to Acquire Blue Horseshoe Warehouse and Transportation Management Solutions


Microsoft is acquiring Blue Horseshoe's Warehousing for AX (WAX) and Transportation for AX (TRAX) solutions as part of a collaboration agreement announced yesterday. Both the WAX and TRAX solutions are products within Blue Horseshoe’s Supply Chain Suite for Dynamics AX. The solutions provide embedded industry-specific functionality directly into Microsoft’s Dynamic AX architecture.

appointment log  route planning, rate shopping, appointment scheduling, and even transportation provider collaboration all from within Dynamics AX without having to purchase a separate transportation management solution. Take an in-depth look at SCM systems and capabilities using TEC’s on-line TEC Advisor tool now . Read More

UNIT4 Appoints New CEO, José Duarte


UNIT4, the Netherlands-based ERP company, has announced the appointment of a new chief executive officer (CEO), José Duarte, and plans for the current CEO Chris Ouwinga to move from the corner office to the position of non-executive director and chairman on a new single-tier board governance structure. José Duarte joins UNIT4 after having spent considerable time at SAP, most recently as president

appointment log  company, has announced the appointment of a new chief executive officer (CEO),  José Duarte , and plans for the current CEO  Chris Ouwinga  to move from the corner office to the position of non-executive director and chairman on a new single-tier board governance structure. José Duarte joins UNIT4 after having spent considerable time at SAP, most recently as president of global services and corporate officer from January 2011 to May 2012. Mr. Duarte joined SAP in 1993, and was country manager of Read More

Case Study: VAI Improves Customer Service with Business Portal


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appointment log  Study: VAI Improves Customer Service with Business Portal Case Study: VAI Improves Customer Service with Business Portal If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. VAI is an award winning software developer and an IBM Premier Business Partner. Founded in 1978, VAI is headquartered in Long Island, New York, with branch offices in Florida, California and Illinois. In conjunction with IBM, the company designs customer driven Read More

Supplier Logistics Management (SLM) Part 3


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appointment log  guides, ordering instructions and appointment scheduling. Suppliers, on the other hand, are flooded with frequently updated paper based routing guides from multiple customers. (For example, one large retailer sends its' suppliers routing guide updates as frequently as every two weeks.) In addition, long hours are spent on the phone waiting to schedule appointments. SLM brings efficiencies to both suppliers and their customers by reducing overhead for both entities. By leveraging a customized on-line, Read More

Development of an Internet Payment Processing System


This article describes the author's experience with the development of the first Yugoslav Internet payment processing system. The system's architecture is very similar to the Three Domain (3D) model that started to emerge later. This success story is worthwhile sharing with a wider audience.

appointment log  of an Internet Payment Processing System Introduction Early in 1999, the author was asked by E-Bank ( http://www.e-bank.co.yu ), one of his clients, to develop the first Yugoslav Internet payment processing system. This client is a Yugoslav payment processing company that uses BankWorks software by RS2 Software Group ( http://www.rs2group.com ) to process transactions made at ATMs (Automatic Teller Machines) and POS (Point Of Sale) terminals. Developing an internet payment processing system in Read More