Intelligent License Plate “Search”:  a tool for 21st Century Warehouse Management

By Travis Smith, CTO/Founder – Appolis

My first blog post that I ever wrote was about a technique for process automation that I called “Intelligent License Plates” or … Read more

 

Everyone out there is pushing you to streamline your supply chain to make it more efficient and productive. We actually did just last month in our blog “Understanding the Supply Chain: How Microsoft Dynamics Eases the Process”. But what most … Read more

 

Whether you’re relying on accurate data in inventory, sales or shipping – how you see the numbers can make or break profitability. You’ve probably experienced several instances where inaccurate data spoiled a big sale or lost a valued customer. We … Read more

 

By Steve Dwyer, Vice President, Appolis

What if you could maximize your order fill rates while minimizing your extra inventory?  What if maintaining full lot-control throughout production is critical to your business?  Whether you are a Make to Order or … Read more

 

The typical sales order process has many steps involving numerous people within each organization.   From the point the order is taken through sales, customer service or numerous electronic methods all the way through the pick and pack operations – each … Read more

 

As you already well know, making your business relationships strong will pay off in the long run. But first, you need to fully understand how the chain of communication is set up within the distribution channel. What relationships should you … Read more

 

According to this article, you cannot let your supply chain strategy develop in isolation from the rest of the business. Supply chain strategy is a subset of your overall strategy and cannot be measured with absolutes or optimized in isolation. … Read more

 

Manufacturers and retailers are expecting faster execution, more flexibility, and more efficiency from their supply chain and no one is better positioned to turn these challenges into growth opportunities than wholesale distribution companies. If done strategically and with the right … Read more

 

Why does a company like Appolis put an ad in a parking garage with a QR code?  Well, this brings me to the topic of tracking.  In my analysis, most marketers see the value in QR codes as providing tracking … Read more

 

At the beginning of the year, I handed my Windows Phone 7 over to a co-worker and decided to try out the latest Android devices available via AT&T.  I am now testing with Galaxy S from HTC.

My take on … Read more

 

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