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Logistics.com Solutions Target A Grand Scale
The new Logistics.com expects to become the leading provider of information technology and e-commerce solutions for the transportation and logistics industries.

truck scale  include support for air, truck, rail, and ocean transport modes, decision support capabilities that provide maximum flexibility in specifying costs associated with different transportation alternatives, and a wholly Internet-based ASP delivery model. Logistics' customer base, assembled from industry leading carriers and shippers throughout its 12-year operating history, is another factor in the company's favor. References from satisfied clients carry considerable weight in buying decisions. Among the ship

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Small Business Software (SBS)

The Small Business Software (SBS) evaluation model targets functional requirements for fully featured solutions designed to support all business requirements of a typical small business. Extending beyond mere accounting functions, it is primarily applicable to those businesses for which full-scale ERP software may be too complex or cumbersome. However, the model of SBS solutions includes all the essential categories such as General Ledger, Accounts Payable (A/P) and Accounts Receivable (A/R), Payroll, Job and Project Costing, Multinational Accounting, Light Manufacturing, Inventory, Technology, and much more. 

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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 collaborative allows companies to save money and streamline operations.

truck scale  one truck to another truck at the premises of a cross-dock location, without even unloading it at the cross-dock center) creates even more severe issues of freight visibility and tracking The visibility of freight leaving the cross-dock location and when it is supposed to arrive at the end destination allows production schedules to fine-tuned to the last detail - relating what came into the cross-dock location and what came away is one of the reasons this flow is problematic The best inbound logistics pro Read More

Rising Elephant Creates Euphoria: India's Growing Markets Are a Boon for SCM Vendors


The nature of the organized retailing market in India may present challenges for software providers, but the opportunity to tap into and benefit from this market's huge (and growing) potential can yield sizable returns for supply chain management software vendors.

truck scale  If, for example, a truck is delayed by even an hour, the vendor is liable for the loss incurred by the retailer. Supply chain management 's (SCM's) role in organized retail aims at increasing efficiency, reliability, economy, and visibility, and at reducing lead times. The role of IT in SCM includes the following: Providing visibility across the supply chain network Providing planning and execution ability for transportation at the network level for long-term (that is, weekly, biweekly, monthly, 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 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

truck scale  to include air and truck, as well as a broader set of supply chain visibility capabilities. GT Nexus’ business model is based on a mix of buy-side subscription and sell-side transaction revenues. Approaching the global trade management area from two completely different perspectives has led GT Nexus and TradeCard to a point where they see complementary opportunities to offer more of an end-to-end global trade and logistics capability. (It doesn’t hurt, either, that the combined entity can boast that t Read More

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truck scale  truckload quantities (a full truck is more cost-effective for the shipper than a partially loaded vehicle, i.e. less-than-truckload [LTL] shipping.) Fashion products are like Fisher's innovative items with unpredictable demand. Consequently, Zara , the famous Spanish clothing manufacturer , has two supply chains, one for staples and the other for fashion clothing. To get the fastest response time, Zara uses pricey Western European suppliers for the fashion items. But for the more predictable demand items, Read More

Riding the Growth Wave: Leveraging Economies of Scale


You can leverage economies of scale to increase production by using existing equipment and people, lowering cost per unit, and increasing profit margins. The same applies to providers of services. Using the talented personnel you have and expanding the quality and distribution of services and support are much easier than starting from scratch. Find out how you can take advantage of economies of scale for profitable growth and gains in market share.

truck scale  the Growth Wave: Leveraging Economies of Scale You can leverage economies of scale to increase production by using existing equipment and people, lowering cost per unit, and increasing profit margins. The same applies to providers of services. Using the talented personnel you have and expanding the quality and distribution of services and support are much easier than starting from scratch. Find out how you can take advantage of economies of scale for profitable growth and gains in market share. Read More

Enabling Real-Time Sharing and Synchronization over the WAN


Driven by increasing business demands and the availability of technologies like in-memory databases, change data capture software, big data storage systems, and complex event processing engines, some organizations are looking to enterprise data grids to accelerate, optimize, and scale their IT infrastructure. Managing big data scale transactional and event stream information is about more than just storing massive amounts of data; it requires the intelligent collection, filtration, sharing and exposure of information via enterprise apps connected by LANs, WANs, and cloud/grid environments.

truck scale  Real-Time Sharing and Synchronization over the WAN Driven by increasing business demands and the availability of technologies like in-memory databases, change data capture software, big data storage systems, and complex event processing engines, some organizations are looking to enterprise data grids to accelerate, optimize, and scale their IT infrastructure. Managing big data scale transactional and event stream information is about more than just storing massive amounts of data; it requires the Read More

Oracle OpenWorld 2013-60,000 Attendees Minus 1


A Technology Event Like No Other This year’s Oracle OpenWorld was truly an impressive event. The sheer scale of the event parallels that of Oracle itself. Mark Hurd, President of Oracle, stated that with 60,000 attendees, OpenWorld 2013 was the largest single technology event ever. OpenWorld is now so large that the City of San Francisco finally agreed to completely close off Howard Street

truck scale  OpenWorld 2013-60,000 Attendees Minus 1 A Technology Event Like No Other This year’s Oracle OpenWorld was truly an impressive event. The sheer scale of the event parallels that of Oracle itself. Mark Hurd, President of Oracle, stated that with 60,000 attendees, OpenWorld 2013 was the largest single technology event ever. OpenWorld is now so large that the City of San Francisco finally agreed to completely close off Howard Street, which runs through the Moscone Center, and temporarily rename Read More

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Polopoly


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truck scale  The Atex digital delivery system is a battle proven, high-performance content management system, covering all the online needs of a modern media company. Rapid and easy to deploy, simple to scale and customise, our web CMS, Polopoly, is the natural choice for anyone seeking to consolidate cross channel, multi-channel publishing onto one flexible platform. Read More

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There are many factors to consider when purchasing a new phone system. In addition to planning the scale of your proposed system and how long you expect to use it, you should also think about the number and type of features you need, from call hold and speed dial, to computer telephony integration (CTI). Put your money where your voicemail is: find out about the latest phone system features and improve your bottom line.

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