Technology ARCHIVE

Dematic to Acquire Reddwerks  Nov 23, 2015 10:50 AM By MCM Staff

Supply chain automation firm Dematic plans to acquire warehouse execution system (WES) provider Reddwerks Corporation.

UPS Says Holiday Peak Volume Will Grow 10%  Oct 29, 2015 9:49 AM By Mike O'Brien

UPS expects holiday volume to grow 10%, as Q3 revenue dipped but profit grew through cost-cutting measures like expanded pickup locations, sort reductions.

Walmart Enters Drone Airspace with Amazon, Google  Oct 27, 2015 10:22 AM By Mike O'Brien

Walmart asked the FAA to begin testing drones for home delivery, curbside pickup and checking warehouse inventories, joining Amazon and Google in the air.

Memo to Warehouse System Vendors: Please Show Me What I’m Asking For  Oct 23, 2015 10:54 AM By Curt Barry

Is your warehouse system vendor on the level? Here’s how you can ensure that the new OMS, WMS or ERP system you’re considering will meet your requirements.

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.

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