Supply Chain Magazine

  1. 2 Keys To Securing Long-Term Business

    Product expertise and top-notch service help land a VAR an ongoing supply contract for rugged laptops.

  2. Leverage Acquisitions For Explosive Growth

    As converging technologies hit the food-and-beverage vertical, this independent software vendor (ISV) expanded its line card and grew by eight locations.

  3. Mobile Printing Opens Business Opportunities For VARs

    Smartphones and tablets spur need for printing on the fly, boosting sales potential for the channel.

  4. Can You Really Trust Apple To Protect Your Customers’ Data?

    I read an interesting story recently about how an editor at Gizmodo had his digital identity stolen. The hacker gained access to his Twitter account, his Gmail account, and — with the help of a simple Amazon account hack — his Apple account. After the security breach, the hacker deleted the victim’s Gmail account, posted messages on his Twitter account, and even went so far as to remotely wipe out his MacBook, which contained more than a year and a half of family photos that weren’t backed up anywhere else.

  5. Thrive As A POS VAR: Here’s How

    During last month’s RSPA RetailNOW 2012, one message was repeatedly hammered home by speakers and roundtable panelists: The world of retail technology is changing, and those who don’t change with it will be left behind.

  6. Expand Mobile Value Proposition With Customer Service Focus

    Field service, warehouse management, logistics, and other traditional mobility projects are aimed at improving efficiency and productivity while increasing accuracy and cutting costs. But that is starting to change, as companies look for ways to expand their solutions for more outward-facing benefits.

  7. Find New Bar Code Business

    As a data collection VAR, you know that bar code technology is not going away any time soon. If anything, say vendors, the technology is becoming more versatile, creating new opportunities for VARs and integrators to get creative in addressing their clients’ bar code needs. Be it in healthcare, agriculture, retail, or shipping, bar codes remain the technology of choice for businesses to keep track of assets, merchandise — and in the case of healthcare — patients.

  8. How To Overcome Cloud Security Objections In 5 Minutes

    IBM announced recently that it banned the use of DropBox for corporate use due to security concerns. Around the same time, it was also reported that presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s personal cloud storage account was hacked.

  9. The Truth About Retailers & PCI

    An occasional topic amongst editors at Jameson Publishing, the parent company of Business Solutions, is getting “too close” to a topic. More specifically, we ask — due to our perspective, number of people we interview, the successful nature of the people we interview, the amount of knowledge we have, etc.

  10. 7 Distributor Offerings You Can’t Neglect Any Longer

    Four value-added distributors share the most overlooked services you should be taking advantage of.