How Managed Services Are Transforming Warehouse Management System (WMS) Deployments

Whether your systems have been moved to a centralized architecture yet or not, part one of this blog series discussed how centralizing your WMS system can improve efficiency and lower costs. Part 2 of will explore how managed services are transforming the approach to best in case WMS deployments in the cloud. Outsourcing Scale and…

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A Sneak Peek into the Innovation Hub at FOCUS

FOCUS brings retail, warehouse and manufacturing professionals together to share best practices and hear how industry leaders are delivering real results with the help of JDA’s innovations.  An exciting new addition to FOCUS is the Innovation Hub at the center of the Delivery Zone, where attendees have the opportunity to experience industry use cases leveraging…

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2017 EFT Global Logistics Report

While 2016 was a year of opportunity, 2017 is setting up to be a defining year for shippers and logistics service providers (LSPs). New industry research from Eye for Transport (EFT) shows that despite the rapid pace of change in the market, shippers and LSPs continue to improve the nature of their strategic relationships, recognize…

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The Pros and Cons of Reshoring

Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date. This quick roundup of industry news includes a look at manufacturing in the U.S., Walmart’s latest play in the battle for online shoppers, the environmental consequences of fast fashion, and more.…

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The ‘New’ Safe Approach to Warehouse Management System (WMS) Deployments

In recent years, application management outsourcing services including Platform as a Service (PaaS), Software as a Service (SaaS), and cloud based managed services have seen tremendous progress re-shaping the landscape of many IT departments. Shifting responsibilities for maintaining applications to organizations for which these are core competencies has seen great success and rewards, even for mission…

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Tapping into Big Data to Enable Actionable Supply Chain Visibility and Predictive Analytics

Supply chain disruptions are inevitable. Unpredictable consumer behavior, traffic patterns, port behavior, severe weather, natural disasters and labor unrest are all examples of external events that can cause supply chain disruptions that lead to increased costs and customer service challenges. Traditional supply chain visibility solutions, reliant on latent EDI-based status updates, alert users to disruptions…

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