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Friday, August 13, 2010
Today’s yard management systems offer improved synchronization of the first- and last-mile activities outside the four walls—and shippers are beginning to listen to the benefits.
Tuesday, July 06, 2010
The damage the global recession inflicted in the Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) marketplace in 2009 was severe to say the least, according to an analysis from ARC Advisory Group.
Posted on 07/06 at 10:21 AM
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Wednesday, June 23, 2010
While more companies report plans to increase investment this year, the future looks even rosier for 2011 and 2012. Our warehouse/DC engineer presents the highlights of the 2010 survey and explores how the upturn is influencing current materials handling trends and future spending plans.
Posted on 06/23 at 08:23 AM
Tuesday, June 22, 2010
The big players continue their aggressive push into the supply chain management software space, using acquisitions and internal technology development to beef up their WMS and TMS offerings, build out planning and optimization, and even add event management to their menus.
Tuesday, June 01, 2010
Last week, IBM announced that it plans to acquire AT&T subsidiary Sterling Commerce, a provider of business-to-business integration and cross-channel solutions for $1.4 billion. The transaction is expected to close later this year.
Wednesday, May 19, 2010
According to our 2010 Software User Survey, nearly half of all logistics operations using a WMS are looking to upgrade over the next 12 months. Our technology correspondent explains why and then introduces us to a shipper that’s on the brink of revolutionizing its warehouse operations.
Thursday, April 01, 2010
The results of our annual study shouldn’t surprise anyone: Spending is down or flat across most supply chain software categories; purchase expectations are lower than they were in 2009; and more shippers are turning to SaaS in lieu of purchase-and-install. Our tech correspondent divulges all of the findings.
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Faced with new FDA record-keeping requirements, Ce De Candy tossed out its manual systems and turned to information technology to collect information and drive new efficiencies across its logistics operation. And the results have been simply delectable.