Narrowband IoT Broadens the Adoption of Asset Tracking Services — Here's How

Roambee

T-Mobile for Business and Roambee have teamed up to provide a comprehensive, proven asset tracking solution that pairs perfectly with America’s first NB-IoT network. Many other telecom companies in other parts of the world are also racing to launch asset tracking solutions on their own NB-IoT networks, with the hope of making asset tracking adoptable at scale.

6 Reasons to Track Your Returnable Shipping Assets

Roambee

In the world of logistics and supply chains, chances are almost everything that’s moved is moved ON or IN shipping assets such as trays, pallets, crates, tubs, bins, or containers. Whether you eat it, wear it, sit on it, ride it, or live under it, most of the things around you have been carted on a shipping asset at some stage in its supply chain.

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Is High Pallet Safety Stock Hurting Your Supply Chain?

Roambee

real-time shipment visibility Returnable Asset Tracking Iot Solution Track Reusable Packaging Reusable/Returnable Assets Automotive FMCG Retail Returnable Shipping Assets Management Real-time Inventory Management 3PLs & Logistics Pharma Industrial Manufacturing Food & Beverage ChemicalsAn optimized supply chain is supposed to do more with less.

Barcode Labeling Makes You Better

AB&R

When it comes to automating your inventory and asset data, barcode technology remains the place to begin. If you are not labeling items with barcodes to identify, track, and manage, this would be your first tactical play. Remember when you had a couple extra helping hands onsite or the spare time to input information, track inventory, or manage assets manually? Doing more with less is today’s standard. Worldwide, people have settled into new routines.

When The World Stops, We Keep Going.

AB&R

Double check shipping location accuracy before placing orders for the quickest and least expensive delivery. We foresee that the ability to track people, assets and inventory will be a valuable addition for many companies. Increased visibility potentially enables you to look back in time and see who or what assets an asymptomatic employee interacted with. It’s in the peace of mind for everyone from upper management to the line worker in the field.

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6 Supply Chain Trends to Watch in 2019

AB&R

Barcode tracking through Scansmart , for example, is flexible and gives you the ability to view and track assets throughout the supply chain. RFID technology will elevate your supply chain to a new level by helping you manage critical assets with minimal human intervention. Barcodes are critical to helping you manage inventory, and when a vendor or partner of yours can’t scan your barcode, problems arise. 5] Apex Asset Management Overview.

5 Factory Uses for Sensors You Might Not Expect

DELMIA Quintiq

Asset Tracking, Order of Operations and Facility Security. The combination of mobile identifying tags and stationary sensors also helps keep your vehicles, lift trucks and other assets accounted for. Improve Risk Management and Insurance Oversight. 3D Printing Asset Management High Tech Manufacturing SensorsSensors are some of the most remarkable electronic devices available.

5 Factory Uses for Sensors You Might Not Expect

DELMIA Quintiq

Asset Tracking, Order of Operations and Facility Security. The combination of mobile identifying tags and stationary sensors also helps keep your vehicles, lift trucks and other assets accounted for. Improve Risk Management and Insurance Oversight. 3D Printing Asset Management High Tech Manufacturing SensorsSensors are some of the most remarkable electronic devices available.

How to Make SAP Returnable Container Tracking ‘Real Time?’

Roambee

Real-time asset monitoring BLE Beacons Returnable Asset Tracking Track Reusable Packaging Automotive FMCG Retail Returnable Shipping Assets Management Real-time Inventory Management 3PLs & Logistics Pharma Industrial Manufacturing Food & Beverage ChemicalsAre you using an ERP like SAP in your organization to keep track of your pallets? Do you want to upgrade the Returnable Packaging Module function of your SAP or ERP to support real-time tracking?

Typical Challenges in a Repair & Return Process - Part 2 ( Analysis)

Infosys Supply Chain Management

1) Avoid over stocking of high value parts by enabling tracking : This has been a very common problem plaguing operations & inventory management. We all know that trying to keep optimum stock levels is the ultimate aim of an Inventory Manager. If the technicians working on removing the faulty part fails to return or ship it back to the main warehouse the part will remain in the mini-warehouse forever. There are many options to do this using an asset management system.

Aspects of Shutdown Planning - Safety & Procurement

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Ensure to mention the manufacturing/shipping dates appropriately by taking into consideration the lead times if not the project may run into delays. Ensure that cycle counting and warranty activities managed appropriately so that there are no surprises at the end. A shutdown can be an overwhelming undertaking if managed as a single, stand-alone event. Enterprise Asset Management: IT Asset Management

5 Tips to Cut Hotel Supply Chain Costs

AFFLINK

However, managing and optimizing your supply chain isn't an easy task. Take a look at the items that you're purchasing regularly in order to fine-tune and optimize your orders and shipping. Finding local vendors for your products can save you a lot of money, as you don't need to pay shipping fees, transportation costs, and potential duty fees. Invest in a hotel asset management system. In the hotel business, your profit is often controlled by your supply chain.

Typical Challenges in a Repair & Return Process - Part 1

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Very recently I was a member of a project team implementing an Asset/Inventory Management system for a well-known pipeline maintenance company in North America. In the course of the implementation I had the opportunity to interact with the business leads managing both operations and inventory functions in the organization. The organization had a Work Management System in place which was used to schedule and execute their day to day maintenance work orders.

Drone delivery coming soon to a supply chain near you

Kinaxis

Other companies that have the primary business value in express shipping services are also heavily investing in the UAV technology. It’s safe to state that the usage of drones for package delivery will dramatically reduce the cost of delivery as the need for traditional mediums such as planes, ships, trains and trucks, will be minimized for deliveries to consumers. Different applications of drones will increase the efficiency of asset management for many companies.

The Massive Opportunity Waiting for Oil and Gas in Asset Disposition

Requis

In this article: Why oil and gas operators should be selling more of their idle assets. We’ve already talked about the opportunity for the Global 2000 enterprises to generate free cash by selling unused assets. Total asset sales from this period were about $118 billion.

Carbon Emissions and Sustainability in Transportation

EnVista

How Shipping Companies Can Reduce Carbon Emissions. Climate change is one of the key issues corporations are working to address in 2020, as it permeates world-wide discussions.

5 Areas & 3 Tactics to Create an Effective End to End Supply Chain Presence

Cerasis

Finding an experienced partner to manage and engineer end to end supply chain solutions allows you to achieve this global undertaking and an efficient supply chain. Some areas that can benefit from better strategy are: Stock - Oftentimes there is confusion as to how much stock is in the pipeline, delivery that is on the way and assets that can be reused from returns. Returns and Asset Management - How are returns processed and managed in a global supply chain?

Achieving the Impossible Dream: Perfect Order Performance

Material Handling and Logistics

In other words, 10% of orders being shipped by companies who are median performers have some form of failure or defect, so 10% of order recipients are disappointed. Tracking asset management data helps manufacturers keep up with preventative maintenance, preventing downtime and production interruption. Sales order automation eliminates data entry errors that can lead to inaccurate orders and shipping delays.

The need to know

EFT

Ship owners struggle to bring home crews amid coronavirus chaos. Shipping companies are still struggling to get hundreds of thousands of crew members back home after many months at sea despite pledges by countries to ease transit restrictions for seafarers, industry officials say.

Why Energy Supply Chains are Transitioning to Renewables

Requis

BlackRock, the largest asset management firm in the world, can serve as our bellwether in this instance. Managing energy security risk. In this article: Market factors that are prompting investment in renewables by upstream energy.

Beyond Asset Tracking: RFID For An Accelerated Supply Chain

The Logistics of Logistics

Today’s supply chain and logistics management executives are tasked with managing multiple supply chain configurations, maximizing flexibility and incorporating complex technology systems into the mix. Shining a light in the world of visibility, asset management and inventory tracking, is that of radio frequency identification (RFID). Happy clients, supply chain execs and business managers. Uncategorized asset tracking pos rfid shrinkage supply chain walmart

How to Decide Between an Inventory Management System or Asset Tracking System

EMERGE App

In our line of work we often get requests like, “I need an inventory management system for our tools.” But, as we shall see, the kind of software that you adopt depends on how you classify your assets. Here, we’ll help you remove any confusion about whether you need an inventory management system or an asset tracking system. Both track and manage physical things but their objectives and end-results are very different. What Are Fixed Assets?

3 Initiatives Driving Sustainable Transportation and Logistics Management

Supply Chain Nation

However, the companies that change their foundational supply chain execution practices to enable efficient and effective transportation routes and asset management, not only operate optimally and profitably but also dramatically lower their waste, reduce hazardous emissions, and promote their overall environmental sustainability. The post 3 Initiatives Driving Sustainable Transportation and Logistics Management appeared first on Supply Chain Nation Blog.

Pandemic success stories: What can be learned from these triumphs?

USC Consulting Group

As is frequently the case when demand outstrips supply, Peloton was unable to ship orders to customers in as timely a manner as they do normally. However, by adjusting consumer expectations and through strategic asset management, they were still able to fulfill orders without too much inconvenience for buyers. In fact, the company chose to take a hit on profit margin s in order to expedite shipping.

Consumer Products Supply Chain Disruptor: 3D Printing

DynaSys

Internet of Things, BOTS, Machine Learning, Blockchain, Augmented Reality and others are changing the way products are designed, produced, shipped and ultimately purchased and acquired by consumers. Enterprise Asset Management. On-demand production of finished goods, as well as the ability to now produce products closer to the demand and delivery points, will greatly reduce the amount of finished goods that need to be stored and potentially shipped.

How Inventory Management is Paving the Path Forward in an On-demand World

Unleashed

Inventory management in an on-demand world is one of the biggest challenges in the supply chain today. Inventory management involving brick-and-mortar stores as well as eCommerce is ever-evolving and more dynamic than ever before. This article looks at how inventory management is paving the path forward in an on-demand world and what this means for business owners. What if the distribution centre manages both store and eCommerce inventory stock?

Supply Chain Management: - Infosys Blogs

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Management Consulting. Application Management. Infrastructure Management. Talent Management. BigDataEdge – Insights Management. SmartGridEdge – Smart Grid Management. TalentEdge – Talent Management. TradeEdge – Demand Chain Management. Wealth Management. Supply Chain Management. The Infosys global supply chain management blog enables leaner supply chains through process and IT related interventions.

What is the Hyperconnected Era & “The Internet Of Things” and What does it Have to Do with Manufacturing & Logistics?

Cerasis

As supply chain and transportation visibility is a hot topic for Logistics Managers and Directors, 3rd party logistics providers , who adopt this type of technology, are surely to reap the rewards of highly satisfied customers. Network control and management of manufacturing equipment, asset and situation management, or manufacturing process control bring the IoT within the realm on industrial applications and smart manufacturing as well.

Which one is for you: TMS, FMS or Route Optimization Software?

Abivin

Not long ago, we shared our view about the most popular software for logistics managers. Some don’t even know the differences between Transportation Management System (TMS) and Fleet Management Software (FMS). That’s why, this time, we’ll go more into detail in hope to assist managers to make the best purchase: which one should you choose among FMS, TMS and Route Optimization Software?

QAD Explore 2019: Vertical Market Round-up

QAD

In addition to providing a visual interface on the shop floor, the solution includes the line-side delivery of documents, the ability to create and track downtime events and the integration to QAD Automation Solutions for material management and tracking. QAD Production Execution works seamlessly with complementary QAD solutions, including MSW/PSW, Quality Management and Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) to provide robust support of manufacturing operations.

Benefits of Inventory Serial Number Tracking

EMERGE App

Regular readers will know that we’re big fans of using barcodes and handheld readers for inventory management. But did you know that you can also enjoy all the benefits and advantages of managing your internal stock with barcodes? Finally, we’ll see how you can implement serial number inventory management in your business using an order, purchase, and inventory management app such as EMERGE App. Finally, serial numbers are popularly used in asset tracking.

The Changing Landscape of Real Estate in the Logistics Industry

Logistics Bureau

Instead of shipping orders consolidated onto pallets bound for retail outlets, the warehouse is the point of origin for small orders dispatched directly to customers’ homes. In short, DCs are becoming less about storage, and more about throughput, with speed and quality of service as the central focus of design, layout, and process management.

Supply Chain Management:Growing interest in sustainability from.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Management Consulting. Application Management. Infrastructure Management. Talent Management. BigDataEdge – Insights Management. SmartGridEdge – Smart Grid Management. TalentEdge – Talent Management. TradeEdge – Demand Chain Management. Wealth Management. Supply Chain Management. The Infosys global supply chain management blog enables leaner supply chains through process and IT related interventions.

Supply Chain Management:Why not WMS App? - Infosys Blogs

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Management Consulting. Application Management. Infrastructure Management. Talent Management. BigDataEdge – Insights Management. SmartGridEdge – Smart Grid Management. TalentEdge – Talent Management. TradeEdge – Demand Chain Management. Wealth Management. Supply Chain Management. The Infosys global supply chain management blog enables leaner supply chains through process and IT related interventions.

Supply Chain Optimization Software – A Comprehensive Guide for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

tools, cloud and IoT lead advanced technologies, manufacturers are now forced to evolve and adapt modern technologies and tools to optimize operations and processes for the effective and efficient supply chain management. At any point in time, an optimized supply chain stays lean, manages costs and most importantly, responds instantaneously to even minor fluctuations in demand. Supplier inventory management. Inventory management. Order management.