Technology ARCHIVE

Beware of Unneeded OMS, ERP, WMS Modifications  Sep 08, 2015 10:38 AM By Curt Barry

A close working vendor-client relationship can help avoid unnecessary system modifications to ERP, WMS and OMS systems, saving money and avoiding headaches.

The Internet of (Postal) Things Is Coming  Aug 21, 2015 8:24 AM By Mike O'Brien

Based on the Internet of Things, the U.S. Postal Service envisions a network of sensor-based connected devices to enhance services and drive efficiencies.

NASA Helps Google Skirt Drone Testing Rules  Aug 13, 2015 10:31 AM By Mike O'Brien

Google has been quietly conducting drone testing for the past year through a deal with NASA, effectively skirting FAA rules that Amazon has been abiding by.

Macy’s To Expand Same-Day Delivery to 9 New Markets  Aug 04, 2015 1:06 PM By Mike O'Brien

After a successful fall pilot in 8 markets, Macy’s is expanding same-day delivery service to 9 additional metro areas, giving it greater reach than Amazon.

How to Assess Your True Readiness for a System Go Live Date  Jul 27, 2015 1:35 PM By Curt Barry

How do you know you’re ready for a system go live on new software that drives your retail operations? Here are 10 steps to help determine if you’re there.

Gap and Virgin Hotels Bring Room Service to the Next Level  Jul 14, 2015 7:05 AM By MCM Staff

Gap is bringing same-day delivery to the next level for Virgin Hotels’ guests in Chicago. By leveraging Gap’s reserve in store technology, hotel guests can shop on to reserve the styles they want and within a few hours try and purchase the items they reserved.

What IT Skillsets Do You Need for an OMS or ERP Install?  Jul 13, 2015 4:57 PM By Curt Barry

With a new ERP or OMS implementation, you need to assess user and IT skillsets. To help you navigate this difficult process, here are 5 key areas to assess.

HighJump Acquires Ecommerce Platform Nexternal  May 29, 2015 9:23 AM By MCM Staff

Supply chain management solutions provider HighJump acquired cloud-based ecommerce platform firm Nexternal; HighJump merged with competitor Acellos in 2014.

Script Vendor Demos to Improve Your OMS Selection Process  May 08, 2015 12:08 PM By Curt Barry

For a winning OMS selection process, script the demo of what you want the vendor to demonstrate with your data in order to validate RFP responses.

FAA Allows Drone Testing Beyond Line of Sight  May 06, 2015 5:34 PM By Mike O'Brien

The FAA said it will allow commercial testing of drones beyond pilot line-of-sight, making drone deliveries by Amazon and Google a bit closer to reality.

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