Supply Chain Management


Vinimaya to Preview the World's Only Real-Time Procure-to-Pay (P2P) Solution at the ISM Annual Conference

May 13, 2016

Vinimaya's new intelligent real-time eProcurement platform features exclusive, ground breaking procurement and supplier management solutions transforming traditional P2P offerings CINCINNATI - Vinimaya, a leader in developing innovative eProcurement and supplier management solutions, is previewing its new, real-time procure-to-pay (P2P) solution at the ISM Annual Conference, May 15-17 in... Read More


ContentBridge Turns to Equinix to Transform Digital Supply Chain

April 27, 2016

Interconnection Oriented Architecture™ Enables Leading Digital Supply Chain Provider to Transform Content Distribution Model for Media Industry REDWOOD CITY, Calif. - Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center company, today announced that ContentBridge, a leading provider of digital supply chain solutions for the media and entertainment industry, has turned to... Read More

Agricultural and Farming Products, Services, Software

Trimble Partners with Tieto Corporation to Bring Intelligent Wood and Fibre Solutions to Nordic Forestry Regions

April 8, 2016

SUNNYVALE, Calif. – Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that Tieto Corporation, the largest IT services company in the Nordics, will distribute Trimble's LogForce™ forestry transportation planning software and WoodForce™ planning control system software for harvesting operations in the Nordic forestry regions.  Tieto is investing in forest and paper industry-specific solutions... Read More

Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining, Services

Rockwell Automation and OSIsoft Supply BHP Billiton With Enterprise Historian Solution

April 1, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Rockwell Automation and OSIsoft have reached an agreement with BHP Billiton, the world’s largest diversified mining company, for the installation of an enterprise historian, a production intelligence platform, at the company’s iron ore operations in Australia. Design is underway with installation to be completed by the end of 2016. The enterprise historian will use... Read More


Rockwell Automation and OSIsoft Supply BHP Billiton With Enterprise Historian Solution

March 29, 2016

MILWAUKEE – Rockwell Automation and OSIsoft have reached an agreement with BHP Billiton, the world’s largest diversified mining company, for the installation of an enterprise historian, a production intelligence platform, at the company’s iron ore operations in Australia. Design is underway with installation to be completed by the end of 2016. The enterprise historian will use... Read More

Services, Software, Test & Measuring Instruments

Radley Corporation Announces Solution Platform Integration with Data Capture Poducts to be Showcased at MODEX Conference and Exibition

March 22, 2016

Increasing Supply Chain Productivity and Performance GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Radley Corporation, a global manufacturing and supply chain solutions provider and Platinum Intermec reseller announced their participation in the upcoming MODEX conference and exhibition taking place in Atlanta, GA. April 4-7 with plans to showcase their solution platform which integrates with Honeywell products; to... Read More

Services, Software

Textura to Showcase Solutions at Annual AGC Convention

March 9, 2016

Will join Turner Construction, Greensill Capital to present a conference educational session on supply chain finance programs in construction CHICAGO - Textura Corporation (NYSE: TXTR), a leading provider of collaboration solutions for the construction industry, announced that it will take part in the Associated General Contractors of America's 97(th) Annual AGC Convention this week to... Read More


Michael Foods Selects StayinFront TouchCG® for Retail Execution SaaS

February 2, 2016

Michael Foods, Inc., a producer and/or distributor of egg products, refrigerated potato products and cheese and other dairy case products, has selected StayinFront TouchCG® to deliver key technology-enabled selling capabilities to its US retail brands business. StayinFront TouchCG®, a mobile retail execution SaaS platform delivering best-in-class fact-based selling, perfect ordering and... Read More

Services, Green & Clean


November 16, 2015

AFFLINK's ELEVATE™ process is an online system that allows users to learn about and select products that will help operate their facilities in a greener, more sustainable, healthier, and more cost effective manner. Using a question and answer format, ELEVATE users are able to peel the roof off their facility. This allows them to tour their facility like never before and view product and... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Services

AFFLINK Launches Phase Two...and Its Free

October 29, 2015

AFFLINK's ELEVATE™ process is a no-cost, customer-centric knowledge portal that helps businesses monitor and manage their supply chain spending in under 20 minutes. The award-winning program is considered one of the "Top 100 Supply Chain Projects for 2015". Now AFFLINK has taken ELEVATE to a new level with Phase 2. This free upgrade includes carefully considered enhancements such as... Read More


Injection Molding Supply Chain Helps Companies to Thrive

September 22, 2015

The injection molding supply chain is more than just a way to reduce operational costs and promote efficiency. Supply chain strategies have been designed to effectively respond to regulatory changes, cost containment and other growing issues involving product security and company integrity. Manufacturers who thrive are implementing communicative, collaborative relationships with their... Read More


DPS and Barloworld Supply Chain Software Collaborate on Logistics Network Design

September 15, 2015

The new CAST Routing solution, powered by Route Optimiser from DPS, reduces modelling time and provides dynamic routing functionality. Using the Route Optimiser Web API, Barloworld, have been able to bring together strategic Network design and Dynamic tactical routing using a single dataset, the new CAST Routing solution works seamlessly in a single platform. Using the new CAST Routing... Read More


The Right Medicine for Replenishment and Inventory

August 11, 2015

RELEX optimises Galexis’ supply chain Galexis, the leading Swiss pharmaceutical wholesaler and logistics service provider, is to use RELEX’s supply chain management software to reap the benefits of RELEX’s automated replenishment while maximising transparency for sales campaigns and promotions. Galexis also expects to minimise capital tied up in inventory and to increase inventory... Read More


Supply Chain Monitoring Service delivers real-time visibility.

July 9, 2015

While monitoring all aspects of global supply chain, Flex Pulse Center aggregates and parses global events that might impact efficiency. Flex Pulse™ mobile collaboration tool, included, provides connected intelligence for managing global supply chains. Customer supply chain view integrates demand, inventory monitoring, manufacturing, quality, outbound transportation, and delivery, and integrated videoconferencing directly links with global sites. Computer/tablet/smartphone support is standard. Read More


New Encompass Product Partners Extend Rockwell Automation PartnerNetwork Program

July 1, 2015

MILWAUKEE — To grow and evolve resources for manufacturers and processors, Rockwell Automation has welcomed nine new Encompass Product Partners and two global expansions within its PartnerNetwork program. Through Encompass Product Partners, manufacturers can quickly locate complementary products that best solve application challenges. These products are critical components or connectivity... Read More


The Empire Company, a Leading Lowe's Distributor, Selects Data Profits to Improve Service and Sales

June 29, 2015

ATLANTA — Data Profits Inc., (, a leading mid-market solution demand forecasting provider, announced today that The Empire Company LLC has selected Data Profits for their demand forecasting, order management, and replenishment solutions. The Empire Company LLC, headquartered in Zeeland, Michigan, is one of the largest... Read More


Tips for Managing Class "C" Components with Vendor Managed Inventory

June 10, 2015

I recently came across this article from Scott Frahm and SCRC on Three Steps in Making Vendor Managed ASF-Parts Inventory Work.  I found it particularly interesting in regard to managing class "C" components such as industrial fasteners. By paying attention to these tips, and using a good dose of common sense, you can quickly start taking advantage of the benefits of a good vendor managed... Read More


Vendor Managed Inventory Benefits Include "Fixer"

June 3, 2015

There are a ton of benefits associated with vendor managed inventory (VMI). But here's one that really hits home for anyone in engineering or purchasing who is involved with the management of class "c" components: a VMI supplier can smooth out every aspect of the operation from ordering to packaging to delivery to payment. Think of a VMI supplier as "The Fixer." Let's say you need... Read More


Elemica Wins Prestigious 2015 PACT Enterprise Award

May 20, 2015

Honors Technology Life Sciences Companies, Leaders, Entrepreneurs in Philadelphia Wayne, PA — Elemica, the leading Supply Chain Operating Network provider for the process industries, announces winning the Enterprise Awards from the Greater Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technology (PACT), honoring the most prestigious technology and life sciences companies, leaders, and... Read More


Lean Manufacturing? Lose Weight with Vendor Managed Inventory

May 12, 2015

Today, more than ever, reducing costs is paramount to purchasing agents and engineers alike in the manufacturing industry — particularly those involved with class "C" components. However, it is also important to remember that the goal is to cut the fat, not the limb. I think you’ll find the following to be full of useful tips, and shows that relying on cut, cut, cut is not the wisest... Read More