Supply Chain Magazine

  1. Industry Perspective: Grow Your Labeling Business With Food Traceability
    8/17/2011
    Tracking produce and other perishable goods has been emerging as a hot market for bar code labeling technology for several years. By Brian Albright, Business Solutions magazine.
  2. Executive Outlook: Wake Up And Look At Your Mobile Worker’s Routine
    7/27/2011
    In my life, there’s no process that’s quite as regimented as the one that starts my day. The alarm clock rings at 5:45 a.m. I hit snooze once, twice, and then rise at 5:59 a.m. The coffee pot starts brewing (automatically) one minute later. By Doug Brown, LXE
  3. Feature Article: Thrive In Today's Grocery POS Vertical
    7/18/2011
    MarketMaster is an ISV (independent software vendor) that creates software for grocery stores. By Mike Monocello, Business Solutions magazine.
  4. Feature Article: Benchmark Your Managed Services Success
    7/18/2011
    One of the biggest complaints about managed services is the difficulty of completely changing the trajectory of a break/fix company to the managed services business model. By Gennifer Biggs, Business Solutions magazine.
  5. Feature Article: Take Your POS Solutions To The Web
    7/18/2011
    Sintel Systems is new school POS (point of sale). Whereas most POS VARs stake their claim in their hometowns and expand outward using traditional “feet on the street” sales methods, Sintel Systems looked to initially grow its business nationally via the Internet. By Mike Monocello, Business Solutions magazine.
  6. From The Editor: A Snapshot Of Cloud And Its Value Proposition
    7/18/2011
    In the last couple months, I’ve twice heard the clearest explanation to date of cloud computing and its value proposition. By Gennifer Biggs, Security, Storage, and Managed Services Editor, Business Solutions magazine.
  7. From The Editor: Can Mobile POS Hurt Your Business?
    6/21/2011
    I recently got back into the office after three straight weeks of attending industry events. At each event (a visit to Motorola corporate headquarters, the Ingram Micro DC/POS Partner conference, and the ETA [Electronic Transaction Association] payment processing-related show) the concept of mobility in the retail space was a hot topic of conversation.
  8. Industry Perspective: Take Advantage Of New RFID Opportunities
    6/20/2011
    For many years, RFID deployment was primarily the domain of very large companies that could afford to produce or purchase large numbers of RFID tags and readers, often in conjunction with their suppliers and customers. But with reader and tag costs dropping and reliability increasing, there are a myriad of RFID opportunities for much smaller deployments and targeted, closed-loop applications.
  9. Feature Article: Don’t Fear The Cloud
    6/20/2011
    The response to hosted solutions via the cloud by some IT solutions providers has been a “the sky is falling” mentality. For others, cloud is simply another opportunity to sell something new, different, and valuable to both existing and new customers.
  10. From The Editor: Build Your Strategy Around Evolving IT Market Drivers
    5/18/2011
    One of my favorite presentations at the Ingram Micro VTN Invitational events is the State of the Market address from Gartner analyst Tiffani Bova. By Gennifer Biggs, Business Solutions magazine.
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