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Even though technology has infiltrated every link of the supply chain, TMS adoptions are still surprisingly low. Here are two companies that have taken the plunge and have strengthened their logistics operations with a TMS tailored to their specific needs. (September 10, 2010)
Sea Star Line announced that it has entered into a strategic alliance with Mark-It Services to equip their reefers with both Global Positioning and Radio Frequency Identifications Systems (August 23, 2010)
The Port of Los Angeles has been awarded a $731,000 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) to purchase and test new technology that could significantly reduce diesel emissions and greenhouse gases from rubber tired gantry cranes, which are used for stacking containers. (August 04, 2010)
The voice of reason was sounded in the Senate yesterday when legislation was introduced to suspend the 100 percent scanning requirement for ocean cargo containers. (August 03, 2010)
Could managed services be the new business model for RFID? That’s one of the questions being asked by the industry, according to VDC Research Group. (July 21, 2010)
One of the emerging stories in the RFID market is the convergence of technologies around RFID, especially sensing technologies. (July 21, 2010)
Every year for the past five years or so has been the year RFID was going to take off in the supply chain. Too often, the reality failed to live up to the hype.
That may be about to change, according to a new survey of RFID users from VDC Research Group (http://www.vdcresearch.com
), the Massachusetts based technology research firm. (July 21, 2010)
As noted in our news section last week by my colleague, Jeff Berman, the Ports of Los Angles and Long Beach are back on track to handle Peak Season volumes once again. But Southern California shippers will be keeping an eye on how labor/management negotiations are going before committing to any long-term strategies at these key ocean cargo gateways (July 20, 2010)
Located in Germany, the new facility features multiple integrated materials handling solutions to demonstrate business critical material flow scenarios. (July 20, 2010)
You’ve heard about cloud computing. Get ready for RFID in the cloud. (June 03, 2010)
While the effects of the global recession took its toll on enterprise software markets to a large degree in the form of a double-digit revenue reduction, it does not appear that damage to the Transportation Management System (TMS) market was nearly as severe, according to research from ARC Advisory Group. (May 25, 2010)
(April 01, 2010)
Last December, RedPrairie (http://www.redprairie.com
) filed a registration statement with the SEC for a proposed IPO (March 01, 2010)
Modern’s readers weigh in on who’s using labor management and whether these solutions are really delivering value.
(January 23, 2010)