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Extending Quality's Reach to Manage Quality in the Supply Chain
Quality does not start at the receiving dock and end at the shipping dock. The focus on the supply chain demands that the quality department be involved from

handheld inspection  in place: Using a handheld wireless device that can access the web, a sample is taken, barcode scanned directly into Sapphire. Associated batch and lot information is immediately captured. Depending on the test, a technician will initiate the test and record the appropriate sample data in the handheld device, or the data is automatically uploaded from the nearby instrument. The results of the test performed on the floor are recorded on the spot. Using LabVantage's built in work flow functions, if further

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Outsourcing, IT Infrastructure

The IT Infrastructure Outsourcing knowledge base focuses on the selection of companies who provide outsource services in the areas of information technology (IT) infrastructure. The typical types of activities that these providers perform include data center operations; network operations; backup/recovery services, data storage management services; system administration services; end user support of desktop PCs, laptops, and handheld devices; web site, or application hosting, etc.  

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Top 10 Supply Chain Technology Trends


You can’t pick up a business or IT magazine today without seeing numerous articles about the growth of mobile and wireless technologies. Why are these technologies so trendy? The answer is simple: developments in mobile computing, wireless communication, bar codes, and other data collection and communications technologies help businesses extend visibility and control over the operations that really matter to them.

handheld inspection  converged wireless connectivity: the handheld computers used communicate with the mobile printers via Bluetooth, transmit invoice data by GPRS, and use wireless LAN connectivity at distribution centers. Portable Printing Rugged portable printers are routinely used for output when documentation is required. Common applications include providing signed delivery receipts, purchase orders, work orders and inspection reports. Using mobile printers and computers together lets sales, service and delivery Read More

What’s Happening on Your Shop Floor?


While many ERP software companies claim to support manufacturing companies, their solutions do little more than accounting, order entry, and other office tasks. They are not suitable for use on the shop floor. Fortunately, today’s integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems can provide the shop floor control and manufacturing execution systems (MES) functionality that manufacturers need. Find out more.

handheld inspection  Built-in support for mobile/wireless handheld units Built-in integration with machine PLCs Built-in integration with weigh scales, packaging machines, and other equipment Looking deeper, the following areas are critical when determining exactly what is happening on your shop floor. Engineering   Part List Robust shop floor reporting must track a master list of Parts, including all associated part data, such as part description, part type, and revision. This includes an easy-to-use mechanism to upload Read More

Taking Stock of TAKE Supply Chain Solutions - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series introduced TAKE Supply Chain, a supply chain management (SCM) division of TAKE Solutions, Ltd. The TAKE Solutions parent company is a global technology solutions and service provider, with significant focus across two principal business areas – life sciences and SCM, with an almost even breakdown of revenues between these divisions (the company is

handheld inspection  Warehouse staff can use handheld data collection devices to continually update the record of materials entering and leaving the warehouse. Because updates occur in real-time (versus delayed batch updates or error-prone manual entries), companies know exactly how much inventory they have at any given moment and can better gauge their ability to meet changes in demand. In addition to improving inventory visibility, Agile Warehouse Management also optimizes facility setup to make the smartest use of Read More

Taking Stock of TAKE Supply Chain Solutions - Part 3


Part 1 of this blog series introduced TAKE Supply Chain, a supply chain management (SCM) division of TAKE Solutions, Ltd. The parent TAKE Solutions is a global technology solutions and service provider, which focuses on two principal business areas – life sciences and SCM (the company is listed on the Indian Stock Exchange). My first post described TAKE Supply Chain’s

handheld inspection  and warehouses using wireless handheld barcode scanners . Also known as the Gemini data collection and process automation product set, this has been the core  line of business (LOB)  and revenue contributor since the company’s launch in 1994. The company’s Gemini mobility solutions were first sold in 1994. Many of the customers who started using Gemini transactions in the 1990s were core to the former ClearOrbit business, which TAKE Solutions acquired in 2007. Additionally, TAKE Supply Chain has Read More

Epicor's Vision and Strategy for Cloud ERP


I recently had the opportunity, during Epicor’s global customer conference, to talk with Chad Meyer, director of product marketing, and he shared with me some of the highlights of Epicor’s vision and strategy for cloud enterprise resource planning (ERP). Epicor has since 2010 offered a scaled-back Epicor Express Edition of the Epicor 9 (Epicor ERP) solution. The express edition is

handheld inspection  products for document storage, handheld data collection, shipping, etc., are also now available with Epicor Express. Besides the multi-tenant solutions mentioned above, Epicor provides single-tenant SaaS solutions (Epicor Prophet 21, Epicor Human Capital Management, and Epicor Retail), as well as cloud solutions via partners such as Avalara  (sales tax automation), Insite Software (business-to-business [B2B] e-commerce), Convey (tax reporting), Village Green Global (energy reporting and carbon Read More

New Data Triggers for International Supply Chain Finance


Corporations have drastically changed their global supply chain models over a short period. The market is also in the early stages of migrating to data triggered finance, creating opportunities for banks and logistic companies to develop international supply chain finance solutions.

handheld inspection  Data Triggers for International Supply Chain Finance Introduction Global Business recently interviewed over one hundred major retailers and manufacturers, global transportation and logistic companies, financial institutions, and global trade vendors to assess existing and emerging trade data and document solutions. As part of that exercise, we discussed, with each segment, their views on international supply chain finance. There are four transformative forces driving corporate global supply chains: Read More

Internet Security and Acceleration Server


Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server is a multilayer enterprise firewall and Web cache that helps provide secure and fast Internet connectivity. Microsoft intends its ISA Server to be optimized for application-layer defense, networking on a virtual private network (VPN), stateful packet inspection, and secure publishing. ISA Server functions as a Web proxy and cache for customers that need to improve performance or save network bandwidth resources.  

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Check Point Leads Firewall Market


With a workforce of 800+ employees, Check Point continues to see record revenues selling firewall and related information security solutions.

handheld inspection  Point Leads Firewall Market Check Point Leads Firewall Market L. Taylor - July 25, 2000 Vendor Genesis Israeli based Check Point Software Technologies, Ltd., headquartered on the outskirts of Tel Aviv, was founded in 1993. On June 28, 1996, Check Point launched its IPO on NASDAQ under ticker symbol CHKPF. On March 3, 1999, they changed their ticker symbol to CHKP. Check Point's founder, Chairman, President, and CEO, Gil Shwed developed his security skills while working in the intelligence unit of the Read More

abas-USA Adds VC999 to Its Customers Roster


Following on its recent win at Carolina Color, abas-USA announced that VC999 Packaging Systems has selected it to be its enterprise resource planning (ERP) provider. VC999 is a global leader in the design and manufacturing of vacuum chamber, thermoforming (rollstock), tray sealer, and flow wrapper machine systems as well as other packaging robotics, vision inspection systems, conveyer/converger

handheld inspection  USA Adds VC999 to Its Customers Roster Following on its recent  win at Carolina Color ,  abas-USA announced  that VC999 Packaging Systems has selected it to be its enterprise resource planning (ERP) provider. VC999 is a global leader in the design and manufacturing of vacuum chamber, thermoforming (rollstock), tray sealer, and flow wrapper machine systems as well as other packaging robotics, vision inspection systems, conveyer/converger systems, labeling, and product scanning. abas Business Read More

Delta Uses Microsoft’s In-flight Mobility and Retail Solutions


Next time I order food and booze while flying, I'll have a much better appreciation of how many technology providers have to join forces and combine solutions to give travellers that pleasure. Delta Air Lines has announced that more than 19,000 flight attendants worldwide have started using Nokia Lumia 820 handheld devices powered by Windows Phone 8 to interact with customers. These in-flight, Wi

handheld inspection  using  Nokia Lumia 820 handheld devices  powered by Windows Phone 8 to interact with customers. These in-flight, Wi-Fi connected devices will leverage an Avanade point-of-sale (POS) experience on the Microsoft Dynamics for Retail mobile POS platform, operating on  AT&T ’s 4G LTE network . AT&T has partnered to source and provide the credit card readers in addition to providing Delta with the Nokia Lumia devices. The retail/POS functionality is part of Microsoft Dynamics AX (for more details, see Read More

Palm IPO: 3Com’s morning after, or “Do you know the way to San Jose?”


What does 3Com do now that Palm, Inc. is gone? Find someone else in the neighborhood to play with. Cisco is just next door.

handheld inspection  decreased 14% Sales of handheld computing products (Palm) increased 77% Clearly, Palm has been pumping up 3Com revenues. 3Com is more than aware of the trends - its stated plans are to focus on the following growth markets as it completes its Palm spin-off: voice over IP (VoIP), LAN telephony, broadband access, wireless access, and home networking. 3Com's largest rivals are not standing still. Lucent Technologies (NYSE:LU) has also announced plans to spin-off its' own, more mature PBX and LAN networking Read More

Goodbye PCs, Hello Appliances?


The U.S. market for Internet appliances is taking off. The new devices are expected to surpass consumer personal computer shipments in 2002.

handheld inspection  WebTV Networks), Internet smart handheld devices (such as 3Com Corp.'s Palm VII), Web terminals, e-mail terminals and screenphones. As these and other new devices arrive in the next few years, the Framingham, Mass.-based IDC predicted that U.S. unit shipments of appliances would outnumber those of consumer PCs by 2002. U.S. consumer information appliances are forecast to reach over 25 million units in 2002, while PCs are expected to hit about 23 million units in the United States. Two groups of users Read More

Segue Software is First to Provide the Capability to Load Test Wireless Applications


The product (SilkPerformer) has been aimed at the e-business market, but with the addition of load testing for wireless devices, we believe Segue Software has the stage set to further its utilitarian hold on e-business.

handheld inspection  devices including mobile phones, handheld organizers, and pagers. Market Impact On March 1st 1999 Segue software released version 3.5 of its load testing software package SilkPerformer. Version 3.5.1 supports HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, POP3, SMTP, CORBA (IIOP), LDAP, TCP/IP and now WAP. WAP (Wireless Access Protocol) is a wireless market industry standard introduced by Ericsson, Nokia, and Phone.com. SilkPerformer allows an administrator to simulate multiple unique IP users sessions and analyze the performance Read More