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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

ship freight  now you have to ship and deliver it . What services and methodologies are available to help shippers meet these e-commerce challenges? Fortune 500 corporations have long employed a variety of approaches to help them gain a competitive advantage in managing their supply chains and satisfying customer needs. But many of the traditional approaches are expensive and simply out of reach for most companies. What's new is that e-commerce is bringing transportation and logistics services and capabilities that Read More...
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International Trade Logistics Challenge Automated Global E-Trading
The Internet has enabled a networked world, a communication infrastructure, and emerging enterprise applications, which have opened the door for international

ship freight  get done before the ship even sails. Also, the Department of Transportation and US Customs have launched Operation Safe Commerce, which is intended to enhance security for international container cargo, and which will make global logistics systems even more dependent on timely, accurate data collection regarding shipment contents and movement. Since manual data entry is time-consuming and prone to errors, global logistics systems operate much better when supported by data collection based on automatic Read More...
SSA Global Forms a Strategic Unit with an Extended-ERP Savvy Part Two: Market Impact
Through its recently formed Strategic Solutions team, SSA Global might be showing that it is not just an ERP collector that is living off milking its install

ship freight  get done before the ship even sails off. Also, the Department of Transportation and US Customs have launched Operation Safe Commerce, which is intended to enhance security for international container cargo, and which will make global logistics systems even more dependent on timely, accurate data collection regarding shipment contents and movement. Since manual data entry is time-consuming and prone to errors, global logistics systems operate much better when supported by data collection based on Read More...
Fighting Terrorism with Global Trade Management
The challenge for government and industry is to secure trade without impeding growth. Therefore, there is a greater need for timely information updated by

ship freight  twenty-four hours before a ship sails from its original port for a US port. As a result of this new rule, there are significant ramifications on a shippers' contract management and streamlined collaboration with customers and delivery scheduling. Overall, the magnitude of work is great given that approximately 11 million sea containers enter the US waters annually. Container Cargo Security Another security measure is that all cargo must have a seal ID number that verifies that the shipment has not been Read More...
Data Sheet: BestShippers TMS
If you’re looking for a transportation management system (TMS) that will automate all aspects of transportation execution from planning to reporting, consider

ship freight  reported new opportunities to ship freight more efficiently and the ability to reduce freight spending by more than 13 percent. Learn how it can help you optimize loads and maximize control over day-to-day decisions. Read More...
Microsoft Windows Me -- The Millennium DOES Begin in 2001
Windows Me, the operating system formerly known as Millennium Edition (TOSFKAME), will eliminate support for many networks. And it’s running late. La plus ça

ship freight  At the same time, ship dates for Windows Me vary. Estimated ship dates have varied in the press, and beta testers have doubted that Microsoft will make a ship date in 3Q 2000. Microsoft is still publicly committed to shipping Windows Me in 2000, although a fourth quarter shipping date would be too late for many holiday PC sales. Right now, Microsoft has tied the release of Internet Explorer 5.5 to Windows Me. If Windows Me hits further delays (40% likelihood), Microsoft is likely to release IE 5.5 Read More...
Oz Development Announces OzLINK Channel
Oz Development, the provider of OzLINK, a cloud-based solution set that integrates and automates the order management process, has announced the release of

ship freight  Supplier notification for drop ship orders to speed fulfillment and provide visibility to status and tracking information. Historically, Oz Development did most of its  integration and extensions (“edge”) applications in the warehouse . In addition to OzLINK Channel, the vendor provides solutions in other areas: OzLINK Mobile —warehouse bar code scanning solution OzLINK Shipping —integration between ERP and FedEx, UPS, etc. Oz Development has been implementing the e-commerce solution for Read More...
Does Microsoft Have Something Against 64-Bit Processors?
More cracks appear in the Wintel duolith, as Linux appears to be the first OS “ready for prime time” on Intel’s 64-bit “Itanium” processor. Despite Microsoft’s

ship freight  Windows release ready to ship once Intel officially releases Itanium. But according to an internal Microsoft memo, dated Jan. 1, 2000, viewed by Sm@rt Reseller , the software company expects to release Beta 2 of Whistler, its next version of Windows following Windows 2000, as its first Itanium offering. The final shipping version of Whistler isn't slated to arrive until March 2001, according to the memo. Windows needs to be available at Itanium launch. Our goal is to use Beta 2 as the product that Read More...
Supply Chain Vendors GT Nexus and TradeCard to Merge
In surely one of the first mergers of the year, GT Nexus and TradeCard are announcing their intent to merge their companies. GT Nexus provides a cloud-based

ship freight  Chain Vendors GT Nexus and TradeCard to Merge In surely one of the first mergers of the year, GT Nexus and TradeCard are announcing their intent to merge their companies. GT Nexus provides a cloud-based global trade and logistics platform for manufacturers, retailers, and logistics service providers. TradeCard provides a cloud platform for managing sourcing, logistics, and finance on a single system. TradeCard, founded in 1999, by Kurt Cavano , likes to boast of its 10,000 organizations and 45,000 Read More...
A Closeup of Descartes-The Executives’ Viewpoint
In the first part of this feature series on Descartes, we discussed the vendor’s approach on simplifying global logistics. To discuss further Descartes

ship freight  lesser total cost of ownership (TCO) burden on the customer (i.e., SaaS offerings), that can be implemented in bite-size pieces and deliver value and results quickly for the customer will be the ones that are “recession proof.” The ones that deliver quick payback will in fact fund the next bite-size project, and so on. TEC: What about the global trade management (GTM) apps in this climate? DESCARTES: With respect to our GTM services, not that long ago, the US government passed the interim final rule Read More...
E-commerce Grass Getting Greener
Two recent studies on the growth of business over the Internet agree that growth is still strong. The studies contain information about infrastructure growth

ship freight  commerce Grass Getting Greener Event Summary A study from the Center for Research in Electronic Commerce at the University of Texas at Austin shows significant growth in all layers of the Internet. The study looked at the Internet economy at the Infrastructure, Application, Intermediary and Commerce layers. Comparing the first quarters of 1998 and 1999, it found an overall growth rate of 68 percent, from $64 billion in Q1 1998 to $108 billion in Q1 1999. The Infrastructure layer, consisting of ISPs and Read More...
Should It Be Renamed 'Unobtainium'?
Reports indicate that Intel will delay the release of its 64-bit 'Itanium' processor yet again.

ship freight  discloses what the planned ship date is, ask OK, but when's it really going to ship? - or they add a 9-12 months to the Intel date. The turn of events benefits at least three companies and one group: AMD, Compaq, Microsoft and the Trillian/Linux community. AMD gets some more breathing room for their 64-bit Sledgehammer CPU. Although Intel has the lead in mindshare for the 64-bit market (excluding the Unix/Solaris/etc. markets), vulnerabilities have been appearing in recent months. AMD's design Read More...
Driving Costs Out of the Supply Chain: Inbound Logistics
One of the most neglected areas of the manufacturing and retail supply chain is the inbound logistics segment. Following best practices and creating a

ship freight  suppliers are ready to ship and the actual quantity being shipped was one of the main reasons for the above problem. In part, the problem can also be traced to lack of education/ training on the benefits to be realized from freight consolidation. An interesting scenario is created by the use of cross-docking locations used as inbound supply chain network solutions. The flow is depicted in the Figure 2. One of the strategies is to bring in full loads of products into a regional consolidation center (or a Read More...
SAP Case Study: Chemicals
The ability of BASF AG—a leader in the chemicals industry—to proactively manage unexpected situations is key to its competitiveness. With its complex supply

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