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Who’s Who? Sorting Out the e-Logistics Players Part 1: The Situation
Sure, you’ve sold it, but now you have to ship and deliver it: E-commerce comes to transportation and logistics. This article outlines some of the latest

article logistics  Internet Logistics Operators, this article profiles some of these exciting new approaches and helps you identify which approaches might provide the greatest value for you. The Situation    There are few better candidates for e-commerce than the arcane and traditional industries of transportation and logistics services. Not only are they a significant component of the economy, they are especially ripe for new ways of doing business. Transportation Despite all the advertising and the everyday visibility Read More...
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Supply chain management (SCM) solutions include applications for managing supplier, manufacturer, wholesaler, retailer, and customer business processes. Addressing demand management, warehouse mana...
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SAP and IBM to Serve Transportation and Logistics Industry
SAP and IBM have announced plans for a global collaboration to provide business software solutions and consulting services for the transportation and logistics

article logistics  and IBM to Serve Transportation and Logistics Industry SAP and IBM have announced plans for a global collaboration to provide business software solutions and consulting services for the transportation and logistics industry. The new collaboration is intended to combine IBM’s strategy, industry consulting, and experience in managing large-scale global business transformation projects with SAP’s supply chain management (SCM) software.   The SAP Transportation Management (SAP TM), SAP Event Read More...
Who's Who? Sorting Out the e-Logistics Players Part 3: New Solutions
There is a wide range of new 'e-gistics' players emerging to address today’s transportation and logistics challenges, and different solutions will be

article logistics  at (703) 370-2607. This article first appeared in The State of E-logistics, April 2001 supplement to Logistics Management and Distribution Report . Copyright 2001 by Cahners Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. Reprinted with permission. Read More...
Supplier Logistics Management (SLM) Part 3
This continues the coverage of the fundamental issues targeted by supplier logistics management. Fully utilizing the compliance benefits that SLM offers allows

article logistics  This concludes a three-part article discussing how SLM solutions offer supply chain executives the next generation of supply chain technology. About the Author Mr. Buelow is a Product Manager at Elogex Inc. and has several years ofindustry experience in supply chain software and strategy. Buelow was previously a Senior Consultant in the Supply Chain Strategy Group at iXL and prior to that was a Senior Consultant and Business Analyst at Optum Inc. He has helped developed the Internet strategies for such Read More...
Supplier Logistics Management (SLM) Part 2
Supplier Logistics Management (SLM) offers the opportunity for considerable improvement in efficiency as well as cost reductions. SLM enables companies and

article logistics  Two of a three-part article. About the Author Mr. Buelow is a Product Manager at Elogex Inc. and has several years ofindustry experience in supply chain software and strategy. Buelow was previously a Senior Consultant in the Supply Chain Strategy Group at iXL and prior to that was a Senior Consultant and Business Analyst at Optum Inc. He has helped developed the Internet strategies for such Fortune 500 companies as GE Polymerland and Danaher and successfully implemented transportation management software Read More...
Optimizing The Supply Chain Network And Reducing Distribution Costs - An Andersen Point Of View
The objective of supply chain logistics - to provide goods to the right place at the right time in the right quantity - is easy to understand, but achieving

article logistics  The Supply Chain Network And Reducing Distribution Costs - An Andersen Point Of View Introduction    The objective of supply chain logistics - to provide goods to the right place at the right time in the right quantity - is easy to understand, but achieving this objective while minimizing costs is not an easy task. Each decision made at one level of the supply chain has an impact on another level. The goal of conducting a network analysis is to determine: From how many facilities, which ones Read More...
How Effective Project Management Leadership Enabled the Logistics Industry to Reap Large Rewards, Part 2
Emerging Trends in the Logistics and Distribution Knowledge Areas1. RFIDRFID technology is the hardware used to communicate information (typically bar code

article logistics  Effective Project Management Leadership Enabled the Logistics Industry to Reap Large Rewards, Part 2 Emerging Trends in the Logistics and Distribution Knowledge Areas 1. RFID RFID technology is the hardware used to communicate information (typically bar code information) to computer software systems that gather and use the data (such as a WMS). The manufacturing of RF equipment is dominated by several market leaders that typically go to market through various distribution channels, including resellers. Read More...
Acquisition Places Descartes Before E-Transport
Descartes Systems Group announced a definitive agreement to purchase E-Transport, Inc., a logistics exchange solution provider based in Pittsburgh, PA.

article logistics  Places Descartes Before E-Transport Acquisition Places Descartes Before E-Transport S. McVey - March 17th, 2000 Event Summary Descartes Systems Group announced a definitive agreement to purchase E-Transport, Inc., a logistics exchange solution provider based in Pittsburgh, PA. Descartes plans to offer $80 million (USD) in stock to the privately-held E-Transport. E-Transport's Marketplace is an online B2B transportation marketplace for shippers, carriers, and intermediaries, described as a Read More...
Supplier Logistics Management (SLM) Part 1
Supplier Logistics Management is leveraging technology and supplier relationships to gain competitive advantage.

article logistics  One of a three-part article. About the Author Mr. Buelow is a Product Manager at Elogex Inc. and has several years ofindustry experience in supply chain software and strategy. Buelow was previously a Senior Consultant in the Supply Chain Strategy Group at iXL and prior to that was a Senior Consultant and Business Analyst at Optum Inc. He has helped developed the Internet strategies for such Fortune 500 companies as GE Polymerland and Danaher and successfully implemented transportation management software Read More...
Software Evaluation, Selection, and Procurement
The statistics for completing packaged software implementation projects are grim. This article examines how the software evaluation, selection, and procurement

article logistics  by most organizations. This article reviews common problems associated with software evaluations, and introduces several ideas for improvement. This is Part One of a two-part article. Part Two will make Recommendations for Improvement. 1 - Standish Group International, Inc., The CHAOS Report , December 1, 1995. The Capital Investment Paradigm Financially, GAAP requires companies to account for most software license and implementation costs as capital investments. This makes perfect fiscal sense, as the Read More...
The Future of Secure Remote Password (SRP) Part Two: Overcoming Obstacles to Success
This article explores the possibilities for the Secure Remote Password (SRP) in today’s multi-channel world, specifically how it improves upon the inherent

article logistics  Part One of this article, the possibilities for The Secure Remote Password (SRP) in today's multi-channel world, specifically how it improves upon the inherent insecurity of password authentication was discussed. It holds great promise as a way to strongly authenticate a user without the usual risks of dictionary attack(s) faced by other password-based authentication schemes. Obstacles To Acceptance Smart Clients A smart' client is required to carry out the computations on the shared secret and to manage Read More...
Upside Software Remains on the Upside of the Contract Management Market
My recent article entitled “Why Should Enterprises Manage their Contracts Closely?” analyzed the importance of enterprise-wide contract lifecycle management

article logistics  Management Market My recent article entitled “Why Should Enterprises Manage their Contracts Closely?” analyzed the importance of enterprise-wide contract lifecycle management (CLM) solutions and stated that many enterprises still use inappropriate makeshift tools to manage their important  contractual terms  and conditions. The article concluded with the fact that  enterprise resource planning (ERP)  systems handle transactional details of an organization whereas CLM systems handle contract and Read More...
Rheinmetall Defence: EMLO-Information-Based Logistics of the Future


article logistics  Defence: EMLO-Information-Based Logistics of the Future Read More...
Analyzing Manhattan Associates’ Supply Chain Platform Play - Part 1
My recent article on Manhattan Associates (NASDAQ: MANH) and RedPrairie Corporation stated that these two vendors continue to duke it out at almost every large

article logistics  Distribution Management . The article then went a bit deeper into the guts of the SCPP technical underpinning . But SCPP is not a mere “geekware” toolset, since it also comes with its own applications and solutions. These solutions offer the broad supply chain insight and analytics that are critical to an executive’s ability to proactively manage the holistic supply chain.  Nothing Without Holistic SCM Insight To illustrate the business-related meaning of these applications, Supply Chain Read More...
Global Materials Management Operations Guideline/Logistics Evaluation (MMOG/LE)
The MMOG was a self-assessment process developed by the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) to provide consistent methodology for evaluating supplier

article logistics  Materials Management Operations Guideline/Logistics Evaluation (MMOG/LE) The MMOG was a self-assessment process developed by the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) to provide consistent methodology for evaluating supplier performance, identifying weaknesses, and focusing improvement efforts. The Global MMOG/LE incorporates the Odette Logistics Evaluation (OLE), developed by AIAG’s European counterpart, to provide a single global standard for self-assessment. The MMOG is a proven tool for Read More...

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