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Hardware Tip and Trick: Preparing for Operating Systems’ End of Life

By Jodi Nuszkowski on

Posted under: Innovation, JD Edwards, Oracle SCM Cloud, Microsoft Dynamics AX

No, the hardware zombie apocalypse is not coming, but Microsoft will soon reach its end of life for support for the Windows CE and Windows Embedded Handheld. Beginning in 2018 through 2020, Microsoft will phase out their support of various Windows Embedded Operating Systems. And since most rugged devices are currently running these systems today, it’s time to start planning the move to other Operating Systems as you begin to replace your older handhelds. 

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NetSuite Best Practices Series: Overcoming Multi-Channel Distribution Challenges

By George Gulliford on

Posted under: Metrics, NetSuite

In the past, most companies have operated in only one sales channel, which meant their distribution operations only had to deal with one set of distribution processes. Today, however, many companies operate in two, three or even four channels, which can be very challenging when you try to combine all the required distribution processes together into one efficient operation. 

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NetSuite Best Practices Series: Inventory Shrinkage - Where Did My Inventory Go?

By Holli Anderson on

Posted under: Metrics, NetSuite

Inventory shrinkage is one of the major problems in both distribution and retail, and most companies do not have a good idea as to why. The truth is: Without putting proper processes and procedures in place, you will never be able to understand where your inventory disappears - and will continue to see an eroding of your bottom line.  Every dollar of inventory you lose requires many more dollars of sales to recover.

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Do I need a full WMS? Quiz to Finding Your Place in JD Edwards

By Holli Anderson on

Posted under: JD Edwards

Oracle JD Edwards is a robust ERP with lots of functionality and modules to meet your business needs. If you’re considering implementing JDE or looking to make the most of your current investment, how do you know which module is right for your warehouse? Let’s start from the beginning. 

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AX R3 WHS Hardware: Configuring Devices for the R3 Warehouse Mobile Device Portal

By Jodi Nuszkowski on

Posted under: Innovation, Microsoft Dynamics AX

What a difference a year can make! With the release of Microsoft Dynamics R3, the AX community has faced a wave of new challenges and opportunities – particularly in supply chain execution. A year after the initial release of R3, many companies have reached the roll-out phase of their implementation and are now scrambling to ensure their barcode scanning hardware will be able to successfully deploy the WHS Warehouse Mobile Device Portal (or WMDP). Here’s what we know that can help.

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RF-SMART Named Best Places to Work Again – What’s our Secret?

By Marilla Capeli on

Posted under: Culture

For the 4th consecutive year, ICS (makers of RF-SMART) was named Best Places to Work in Jacksonville. Many may wonder what makes RF-SMART such a distinctive work place - where employees are enthusiastic about their jobs day in and day out. To answer that, let’s take a look at our newly refreshed Performance Principles. 

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