RELEX Solutions Names Richard Daw Vice President Sales, North America

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office as Vice President Sales, North America, to help drive RELEX’s continued expansion in the region. Before joining RELEX, Daw distinguished himself as CEO at Clone Systems, Inc., where he generated significant growth by serving leading retailers in Europe and North America.

This Week in Logistics News (February 5-9, 2018)

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Kuebix Tops 5000 Companies Using its Transportation Management System. CX North America Expands Driver Mobile App with Digital Proof of Delivery Update. Our guinea pig Cow died this morning. The kids named him Cow when he was born.

How Lot Traceability Can Help Your Business


Factories are complex, busy places with a lot of systems, machinery and processes in place. With inventory software, you can enter information like barcodes and lot numbers and it will populate across every single item in the lot so that there are fewer chances of duplicating or missing information; everything in the system is accurate and trustworthy. Business Tips batch tracking CA Canada inventory tracking NA North America traceability track and trace

On the road! 4 September supply chain conferences we love


As part of the panel, four ex-AMR analysts –Roddy Martin, Mickey North Rizza, Lora Cecere and CJ Wehlage– will share insights on the results and the trends. Supply Chain Visibility Panel Details: “Getting Information from a Variety of Systems into One Location to Extract Information”.

Driverless Truck Platooning: Is There Enough ROI?

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As reported by Heavy Duty Trucking last week, “Daimler Trucks North America has decided to pass on platooning and focus instead on advancing its position in vehicle automation.” Above the Fold Transportation Management Daimler Trucks North America driverless trucks truck platooning

Green Supply Chain News on Programs to Put a Price of Carbon have been Growing in North America, but What will Happen After Paris Accord

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Canadian Provinces Looking to Join California Exchange, as Systems Function Technically, but are They Really Effective. Impact on Supply Chains Still Low

GS1 Numbering System Required to Identify Products Online


It includes the numbering system that enterprises are now required to use to identify products online. In North America, a GTIN is composed of 12 numbers. However, it does not represent that of North America.

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Frost & Sullivan: Freightera Among Key Automated Freight Solutions in North America


Frost & Sullivan places Freightera among ‘Key Automated On-Demand Brokerage Solutions in North America’ along with Uber Freight and Convoy. The exception may be North America, where Frost & Sullivan predicts that it will be shared by several leading solutions.

Freightera to Build North America’s First Low Emission Freight Marketplace


Freightera to Build North America’s First Low Emission Freight Marketplace, Partners with SmartWay to Showcase Certified Carriers. Combined with rail, 84% of the bookings in the Freightera system are already lower emission. “I

Supply Chain Assessment and Packaging Redesign Drastically Reduces Damage for Leading Mechanical Systems Manufacturer


Regardless of where you are and what you do, we can all agree that having reliable mechanical systems regularly available is a quintessential aspect to our daily lives that we often take for granted.

Our Users Take Us Higher — We’re an Inventory Management FrontRunner Again!


It is very hard to find a similar system that offers Bill of Materials and the type of manufacturing understanding as there is in Unleashed. Company News awards CA inventory management inventory management software North America US

Combating the Driver Shortage Problem with Transportation Optimization

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North America is facing a huge shortage of truck drivers, and the problem is expected to get worse. Guest Commentary Supply Chain Network Design Supply Chain Optimization Supply Chain Planning Transportation Transportation Management Systems

Shippers Access Newly Released Enterprise Multi-Carrier Parcel Shipping Solution in Transportation Management System With New Partnership


(Eagan, MN) – North American third-party logistics (3PL) company, Cerasis, in partnership with Pierbridge , a leading transportation management software development company, announces the addition of multi-parcel carrier shipping management to the Cerasis Rater, a web-based transportation management system (TMS). Cerasis transportation management system technology, expertise, and brokerage services will be a very welcome addition to Transtream's portfolio of carrier services.".

Managing Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) For Future Growth


A Warehouse Management System is the tool that can make that happen. Like manufacturing, warehouses, and the systems that manage them, are going through an inflection point. How A Warehouse Management System (WMS) Helps Manufacturers Grow.

The Next Generation of TMS Helping More Carriers Become Comprehensive Logistics Service Providers

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This Week in Logistics News (December 3-7, 2018)

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In mid October, project44 (a Talking Logistics sponsor) and GateHouse Logistics announced that they had entered “into an exclusive, multinational agreement which will provide secure and authorized access to the largest visibility network across North America and Europe.”


The Lean Supply Chain

The standalone Yard Management Systems (YMS) market is approximately $ 35.000,000 US which includes C3, Pinc, Navis and Yardview software solutions. C3 is introducing a “light” YMS system for those small companies that have only one (1) or (2) jockey drivers in their yard.

Still Managing Exceptions Manually? How a TMS Can Help

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In the good old days, your transportation management system (TMS) could manage nearly all of your transportation workflows. The TMS is an operational intelligence platform that sits on top of your infrastructure and spans the entire ecosystem of customers, vendors and internal systems.

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Celadon Trucking Implements Load Analyzer and Improves Service and Profitability

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Celadon Trucking is one of the 20 largest truckload carriers in North America. Logistics Service Providers Logistics Software Vendors Logistics Technologies Supply Chain Optimization Transportation Transportation Management Systems

This Week in Logistics News (October 1-5, 2018)

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Robinson , Descartes Systems Group , and MercuryGate ), as well as our supporting sponsors ( Paragon , TMSA , and TranzAct Technologies ) and family and friends, we have raised over $52,000 for JDRF so far this year. E2open Acquires Transportation Management Systems Provider Cloud Logistics.

What’s Driving the Increase in Transportation Management Technology Spend?

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Lastly, transportation costs have always been a focus, but are increasing due to the constrained capacity, not just in North America, but in Europe as well.

Ivalua Selected by State of Maryland to Power ‘eMaryland Marketplace Advantage’ e-procurement system


Redwood City, CA March 14, 2019 – Ivalua, a leading provider of global Spend Management Cloud solutions, today announced that the State of Maryland has selected its Source-to-Pay platform to power a new statewide e-procurement system, eMaryland Marketplace Advantage.

This Week in Logistics News (March 20-24, 2017)

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Paragon Software Systems Ensures Drivers Follow Optimized Transport Plans with Paragon Waypoint Mapping. FMCSA withdraws Safety Fitness rule meant to revamp carrier rating system following industry pushback (CCJ). January 2017 North American Freight Numbers.

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Dig Deep: What to Know About TMS Hosting, Data Models and Integration

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If you’ve ever purchased a transportation management system (TMS) for your organization – or any enterprise software – you know that the term “software as a service” (SaaS) gets thrown around a lot. When on a multi-tenant system, you must follow the timing of the group.

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Supply Chain Management:Importance of Proactive Master Data.

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In my current project about a year ago, North America region Supply Chain Planners were having major concerns related with flawed planning resulting from incorrect or no Source of Supply (SoS) for receipt elements such as Purchase requisitions &/or Planned orders. This exercise yield positive results, in terms of planning community getting their confidence back in APO system & overall solution, over a period of time. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers.

For Bezos, Buffett and Dimon, a Health Push Years in the Making

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Business Strategy Alignment Healthcare Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider News All Technology ERP & Enterprise Systems North AmericaJeff Bezos, Warren Buffett and Jamie Dimon were there, of course. But few in the invitation-only crowd last Saturday at the annual Alfalfa Club gala could have guessed that the men were quietly closing in on what could be the answer to a question that divides the nation: How do we fix American health care?

This Week in Logistics News (May 28 – June 1, 2018)

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XPO Logistics Plans to Invest Up to $90 Million in Road Fleet in North America. I’ve been using the same headshot photo for over 16 years.

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A vision for a transparent global Rare Earth Element system using blockchain technology


A report proposing three system solutions that could reshape the industry and set the clean energy technology sector on a path to sustainability. The REE system has been found to be opaque and complex. Three system scenarios.

U.S. Manufacturing: All Systems Grow

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North America’s manufacturing sector is on an upward trajectory. However, a shortage of young talent, compounded by Baby Boomers’ negative perceptions about Millennials, could impact its continued expansion, according to ThomasNet’s latest Industry Market Barometer® (IMB) research

This Week in Logistics News (November 28 – December 2, 2016)

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September 2016 North American Freight Numbers. Transplace’s strategy is very focused on building out its transportation management technology and services in North America, and in recent years it has expanded its capabilities in Mexico and Canada both organically and via acquisitions.

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This Week in Logistics News (September 14-18, 2015)

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TMW Systems Announces New Products, Features that Enable Transportation Businesses to ‘Make the Most of Now’ HighJump Announces Brewers’ Edge. Lots of supply chain and logistics news this week, so let’s go straight to it… Transplace Acquires M33 Integrated.

Successful TMS Implementations Begin 6 Months Before Project Kick-off

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Why do transportation management systems (TMS) implementations get off track? All too often, companies conflate TMS with vehicle routing & scheduling (VRS) and fleet management systems (FMS) with TMS. Systems Selection & Budget.

How Supply Chain Planning Can Create Profit in a Declining Market


It bought its main rivals to become North America’s largest fine paper manufacturer. [1] Mohawk continues to fine-tune its S&OP process to optimize inventory in the planning system.

Have you Heard About ‘’Chain of Responsibility’’ in the Supply Chain and Transportation?


and North America. In North America, associations such as the North American Fatigue Management Program (NAFMP) have incorporated COR in their education program. One of the first questions they asked was, ‘’How can your system help to make us COR compliant?’’.

How currency changes are affecting logistics providers

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This creates an increase in North American imports and weaker export activity. European companies gain in selling products into North America. Intermodal rail will continue to grow in North America and put pressure on an already crowded rail system.

Bünting Group and RELEX Win Partnership of the Year at Retail Systems Awards

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German grocery retailer Bünting AG and retail planning experts RELEX Solutions were named 2018’s Retail Partnership of the Year (In-Store) at the 2018 Retail Systems Awards. Bünting is a major presence across North West Germany, running 225 supermarkets under the Combi, Jibi and Famila brands. The reduction in fleet overheads was achieved by adapting the RELEX system to Bünting’s needs and optimizing the delivery frequency. Read PDF.

Supply Chain Planning BPO: What’s Driving It and Should You Get On Board?


Now Gartner reports that SCP BPO is gaining traction ( Market Guide for Supply Chain Planning BPO or BPaaS, 29 July 2019 ), particularly in North America and Europe. The system has about 70 users and covers nearly their entire product line, including custom products.