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Making Waves:  5 Companies Changing the World of Logistics, Last Mile Delivery and E-Commerce Fulfillment Darkstore: last mile delivery/on demand fulfillment and delivery Deliv: last mile delivery ShipHawk: transportation management platform Narvar: CX for omnichannel...

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3PLs Benefit from 2019 Boost in Supply Chain Technologies

3PLs Benefit from 2019 Boost in Supply Chain Technologies

Recently supply chain operations have thrived on change, a seemingly endless flow of information, new technologies and chaos.  Starting a new year, we thought it would be a good idea to take a quick peek on how technology is impacting the world of third party...

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WMS, WCS or WES-What Does Your Business Need?

WMS, WCS or WES-What Does Your Business Need?

In the beginning…. Warehouse operations were completely manual.  Instructions and directives to warehouse workers were passed along verbally.  Processes and vital information were retained by long term employees and passed down from person to person, sometimes without...

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Electronic Logging Devices Fuel Talk of Detention Fees

Electronic Logging Devices Fuel Talk of Detention Fees

Electronic logging devices were mandated as part of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulation Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century) MAP-21.  The intention of the ELD mandate is to help create a safer work environment for truck...

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Speed: Implications of Innovation in the Supply Chain

Speed: Implications of Innovation in the Supply Chain

We live at an unparalleled time in human history.  News traverses the globe in minutes.  Computer technology, so small it fits comfortably into the palm of one’s hand, has become nearly completely embedded in consumers’ lives, enabling information sharing,...

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Romaine Lettuce, E-Coli and the Path to Blockchain

Romaine Lettuce, E-Coli and the Path to Blockchain

Reports of Romaine Lettuce Contamination Crop Up in 19 StatesFood safety and food safety education for consumers are essential ingredients in the recipe for healthy American consumers.  Across the United States, from farms to dinner tables, Americans are concerned...

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EDI & APIs: Data Interchange in the Supply Chain

EDI & APIs: Data Interchange in the Supply Chain

Today, supply chain operations must move faster than ever before, largely due to the deluge of individual consumer orders that must be processed from online shoppers.  Operational and order processing speed can provide a competitive advantage and affect the...

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IoT and the Smart Warehouse

IoT and the Smart Warehouse

IoT is Revolutionizing Warehouse & Supply Chain Operations You may have seen commercials and online advertising for everything from predictive maintenance to home automation using IoT.  It is a simple, largely intuitive concept that is helping to digitally...

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5 Tips for Better Warehouse Profitability

5 Tips for Better Warehouse Profitability

As we are still in the beginning of a new year, it is time to “take stock” of conditions in the warehouse. It is time to take a critical look at your warehouse or distribution center operations and look for areas that are causing a leak in the profitability of your...

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Industry 4.0, the Smart Factory & the Digital Supply Chain

Industry 4.0, the Smart Factory & the Digital Supply Chain

What is Industry 4.0? Over the course of human history, mankind has experienced an evolution in industry.  Each major disruption caused torrents of changes to existing operations and proved to be transformational.The first industrial revolution began in the 1780s with...

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Technology, Disaster Relief and Supply Chain Disruption

Technology, Disaster Relief and Supply Chain Disruption

Disaster Relief and Recovery As the world has seen with Hurricane Harvey in Texas, Hurricane Irma in Florida, Hurricane Florence in the Carolinas, Hurricane Maria throughout Puerto Rico and the Caribbean and the devastating recent earthquake in Mexico City,...

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Why Use Voice Technology in the Cold Storage Warehouse

Why Use Voice Technology in the Cold Storage Warehouse

Because of all the changes going on in the perishable goods and food supply chain recently, refrigerated warehousing operators and public cold storage companies need to move goods differently than in the past.  Challenges with inventory control, inventory management,...

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Consumer Grade vs. Rugged Mobile Computers in the Warehouse

Consumer Grade vs. Rugged Mobile Computers in the Warehouse

Rugged mobile computers are built to withstand tough working conditions across North America as well as in global locations.  Using rugged devices enables your workforce to get work done faster, more accurately and productively and in a more consistent manner with...

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Give Your Business an Edge with New Warehouse Technology

Give Your Business an Edge with New Warehouse Technology

Why Upgrade Your Mobile Computers and WMS? Today supply chain businesses need to operate faster, more accurately and more reliably than ever before, largely to meet the expectations of consumers for accurate order fulfillment and speedy delivery with a variety of...

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Bluetooth Technology for Warehouse Operations

Bluetooth Technology for Warehouse Operations

What is Bluetooth and How Does it Work? Bluetooth provides a solution to the challenges of ensuring that devices can communicate seamlessly with each other in real time using a standard protocol and means of determining how much data can be transmitted at one...

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2017 3PL and Supply Chain Technology Update

2017 3PL and Supply Chain Technology Update

What Do 3PL Customers Want from Their Logistics Providers? It is a complex, changing world that is often very confusing.  Throw yesterday’s projections out the window!  Now consumers are changing all the rules, causing fluctuations and disruptions in the supply...

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ZD420 Desktop Printer

ZD420 Desktop Printer

Every successful business needs a ZD420 Desktop printer to ensure that they are as efficient as they can be. Is it time to upgrade your printer, but you don’t have time to set it up? Zebra’s ZD420 Desktop...

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ZD410 Desktop Thermal Printer

ZD410 Desktop Thermal Printer

Time and efficiency give you a head start in the business world. The ZD410 Desktop printer is ideal for retail, healthcare, logistics, security and manufacturing. Small enough that it does not...

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TLP2824 Desktop Printer

TLP2824 Desktop Printer

Many businesses have limited desktop space and need a compact easy-to-use printer. The Zebra 2-inch TLP 2824 Plus desktop thermal transfer printer was designed to meet these needs printing labels from retail price...

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GC420 Desktop Printer

GC420 Desktop Printer

Zebra’s GC420 Desktop printer is one that is durable thanks to the dual wall framed construction and metal print head to lessen the need for replacement parts. The GC420 prints medium to high volume direct thermal...

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How to Design a Flexible Distribution Center

How to Design a Flexible Distribution Center

Designing your distribution center to be flexible in not only space utilization, but operational processes, requires planning in multiple stages. The nature of distribution center operations has evolved with omni-channel retail and e-commerce growth. Evaluating your...

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Last Mile Logistics Trends

Last Mile Logistics Trends

The last mile logistics industry has evolved over time due to a variety of influencing factors, one of them being the popularity of e-commerce in consumer retail spending. Each year more and more sales typically made in brick-and-mortar stores are shifting to online....

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Is Your 3PL Caught in the "IT Gap"?

Is Your 3PL Caught in the "IT Gap"?

According to the 2016 Third-Party Logistics Study, 98% of customers believe that the continued success of their global supply chains depends upon managing data and being able to make informed...

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Cold Storage Warehouse Best Practices

Cold Storage Warehouse Best Practices

As products evolve and consumer demands change cold storage warehouse space is a more critical branch of the supply chain than ever. Products being stored in these refrigerated warehouses...

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What are Inventory Carrying Costs?

What are Inventory Carrying Costs?

Supply chain businesses are constantly evaluating their operations to identify inefficiencies, process improvements and cost saving opportunities. The one area supply chain operators consistently identify as the best opportunity for improvement is the management of...

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2015 Order Management Concerns

2015 Order Management Concerns

As omni-channel becomes an industry standard, rather than a trend, many supply chain businesses are increasing in complexity. Most omni-channel retailers and their supply chain partners manage an average of three separate sales channels. The movement of inventory...

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Do You Need a New WMS?

Do You Need a New WMS?

If your business has been using the same warehouse management software for several years, you may want to evaluate whether this technology suits your current operation and future plans. Technology advances at a rapid rate-you wouldn’t want your business to get left...

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What is EDI and How Does it Work?

What is EDI and How Does it Work?

EDI was a technology developed over 30 years ago, but the usefulness was not discovered by supply chain and logistics businesses until much later. Communicating with customers and...

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Top 2015 Retail Fulfillment Trends

Top 2015 Retail Fulfillment Trends

In 2015 retailers are adapting their supply chains to more efficiently and effectively meet customer needs. Some of these changes occur in their distribution and order...

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Infographic- Why Choose EDI?

Infographic- Why Choose EDI?

Many supply chain operations are opting toward eliminating communication methods of the past such as fax, email and mail for placing orders, sending invoices and much more. This is where electronic data interchange (EDI) comes in. As more and more tasks are outsourced...

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Reduce Costs with EDI

Reduce Costs with EDI

EDI provides many benefits to businesses that choose to implement this technology. One of the foremost reasons businesses choose EDI is for the significant cost savings. Costs throughout the...

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How to Manage the Perfect Return

How to Manage the Perfect Return

With the world of retailing slowly evolving towards the omni channel strategy, there are more factors to consider when making the customer experience more enjoyable. Distribution and...

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Manufacturing Outlook 2014- The Future of Manufacturing

Manufacturing Outlook 2014- The Future of Manufacturing

The state of the manufacturing industry is constantly evolving to adapt to customer demand, technology advancements and a variety of other factors. To effectively handle the changes in the marketplace manufacturing businesses are making changes to their operation. In...

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EDI Integration – FAQ About EDI

EDI Integration – FAQ About EDI

Frequently Asked Questions about EDI. What are the main questions that 3PL providers and warehouse owners ask when looking for EDI integration and EDI implementation? Join Datex Corporations resident EDI consultants Bryan Batchelder and Mark Urban as they discuss...

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3PL IT Capabilities

3PL IT Capabilities

In an industry where customer service is key it is critical to focus on factors that affect your ability to service customers effectively. This is what the third party logistics industry has turned its focus to in recent years. While 69% of 3PLs think that their...

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Hardware in Warehousing

Hardware in Warehousing

Automated data collection technologies have been gaining popularity in the warehousing, distribution, 3PL, manufacturing, retail and many other industries with physical inventory. Industry leading supply chain hardware vendor Motorola Solutions performed their study...

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Online Buyer Behavior

Online Buyer Behavior

Consumers have begun to leave the retail stores and started to go online. This forces retailers to adapt to the changes in buyer behavior, focusing more resources to online retail channels as well as their current brick and mortar retail channels. This has transformed...

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Retailer Capabilities

Retailer Capabilities

The retailing industry is making an extreme strategy change from that of even a few years ago. Due to the boom of mobile technology retailers have learned the hard way that they can no longer satisfy shoppers with the one single retail strategy or even multiple that...

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Retail Fulfillment Expectations

Retail Fulfillment Expectations

Online consumers are attempting to find differentiating factors between retailers now that the market has become so saturated with similar products or the same product offered by multiple retailers. One way consumers are choosing where to buy online is by the...

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Retail and Social Media

Retail and Social Media

As the omni channel retail strategy is becoming more and more prevalent retailers are trying to determine the best tools to reach their customers. Their tech savvy consumers make up a larger portion of their target market than ever before. These consumers are taking...

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Holiday Retail Sale Fluctuations

Holiday Retail Sale Fluctuations

Most retailers see a high fluctuation in activity during the Thanksgiving and Christmas seasons each year. This high activity period typically begins the day after Thanksgiving, known as Black Friday, and continues on through the week of Christmas. Many retailers have...

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Changes in In-Store Shopping Behavior

Changes in In-Store Shopping Behavior

While many retailers have seen a strong shift to online shopping rather than in store purchases, those that have truly developed and implemented an omni channel retail strategy have seen more consumers returning to their stores. One in three consumers bought more...

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Lean Manufacturing Process

Lean Manufacturing Process

1. Approaching Lean Manufacturing with Warehouse Execution Systems Software, Hardware and Business Concepts 2. Presented by: Michael Armanious 3. Retrospective • Has your company implemented...

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Cloud vs SaaS Warehouse Management System

Cloud vs SaaS Warehouse Management System

Considering a web-based warehouse management solution for your upcoming WMS purchase? The differences between a Cloud vs SaaS Warehouse Management System. Take a few moments to learn a little more about which type of solution will best suit your business needs. SaaS,...

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RFID Solutions | What Is RFID? | Jamison RFID and Datex

RFID Solutions | What Is RFID? | Jamison RFID and Datex

"How RFID Works" is the first in a two part series of webinars facilitated by Jamison RFID experts. The webinar, sponsored by Jamison RFID, discusses the basics of RFID, such as what is RFID, how the systems work, and the practical uses of RFID. The presentation...

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Pharmaceutical Warehouse Management System -Video

Pharmaceutical Warehouse Management System -Video

Thank you for taking the time to look at our Pharmaceutical Warehouse Management Software System using Datex Footprint WMS. Today we’re going to take a quick look at the functionality that we have in place for the pharmaceutical warehouse industry. So one of the first...

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Cold Storage Software- Video

Cold Storage Software- Video

Discover Datex 3pl WMS cold storage software and applications- inside Datex Footprint WMS. You can see our cold storage software 3pl wms application is a Microsoft-based application that is designed very similar to Outlook. I want to demonstrate some of the highlights...

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Clients Only: Datex Mobile Device Management (MDM) Webinar

Clients Only: Datex Mobile Device Management (MDM) Webinar

Request Password Whether your organization has 5 mobile devices or 500, Datex can make management of this critical technology easy and efficient through our Mobile Device Management service. Join us for a brief demonstration of the array of services Datex can now...

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Datex WMS Reporting Made Easy Webinar

Datex WMS Reporting Made Easy Webinar

Register to Watch Are you frustrated and tired of the time it takes to create reports using your warehouse management system? Datex developers created not just the tables used in WMS reporting but also the "joins" used to query data from two or more tables. Having...

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