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Acquisition Places Descartes Before E-Transport


Descartes Systems Group announced a definitive agreement to purchase E-Transport, Inc., a logistics exchange solution provider based in Pittsburgh, PA.

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Oracle Transportation Management


Oracle Transportation Management delivers robust transportation planning and execution capabilities to shippers and third party logistics providers. It integrates and streamlines transportation planning, execution, freight payment, and business process automation on a single application across all modes of transportation, from full truckload to complex multileg air, ocean, and rail shipments. Oracle Transportation Management lowers transportation costs, improves customer service and asset utilization, and provides flexible, global fulfillment options. Oracle Transportation Management delivers the capabilities users need in an open-standards-based architecture that allows users to start with a single component or any mix of components, while giving users the flexibility to grow easily, without installing or reinstalling added functionality. Oracle Transportation Management can be used with an enterprise resource planning (ERP) or legacy order management system as well as any commercial best-of-breed or legacy warehouse management system (WMS). Oracle Transportation Management, part of the Oracle E-Business Suite, integrates with Oracle Order Management and Oracle Warehouse Management to ensure effective fulfillment of customer orders.  

air transport  truckload to complex multileg air, ocean, and rail shipments. Oracle Transportation Management lowers transportation costs, improves customer service and asset utilization, and provides flexible, global fulfillment options. Oracle Transportation Management delivers the capabilities users need in an open-standards-based architecture that allows users to start with a single component or any mix of components, while giving users the flexibility to grow easily, without installing or reinstalling added Read More

Logistics.com Solutions Target A Grand Scale


The new Logistics.com expects to become the leading provider of information technology and e-commerce solutions for the transportation and logistics industries.

air transport  suite include support for air, truck, rail, and ocean transport modes, decision support capabilities that provide maximum flexibility in specifying costs associated with different transportation alternatives, and a wholly Internet-based ASP delivery model. Logistics'' customer base, assembled from industry leading carriers and shippers throughout its 12-year operating history, is another factor in the company''s favor. References from satisfied clients carry considerable weight in buying decisions. Among Read More

What Makes a Green Supply Chain?


The Green Philosophy There has been so much hype about “green” that many organizations are adopting it, but what is “green”, really? We hear and see it everywhere—in the food we eat (green beans), during our morning routine (green contact lenses), on our way to work (green traffic lights), in our down time (green tea), and during the course of our work day (green initiatives).  Green

air transport  to move away from air transport to more environmentally friendly methods. Some additional key initiatives which are needed to achieve our green objectives are recycling programs hybrid or electric vehicle development and usage reduced paper and energy consumption the use of radio frequency identification (RFID) and global positioning systems (GPS) Distribution Any distribution center or building has a variety of products which are constantly moving in and out of the facility.  Let’s take a step back Read More

Transportation Management Systems: The Glue of the Supply Chain


With manufacturing now a global industry, moving product throughout complex supply chains remains a challenge for most organizations. But transportation management systems are spearheading the way to help solve the dilemmas of today’s manufacturers, offering functionality that eases the transfer of goods from place to place.

air transport  modes consist of ground, air, rail, and sea transport. A TMS determines the optimal path to transport products based on distance, location, and route. The Anatomy of a TMS A TMS’s basic functionality is comprised of the following: Lane set-up : This has to do with multimode types of transportation. If moving a certain product requires three types of transportation methods (for example, rail, truck, then rail again), the system will be able to schedule all three of these means of transport. Geographic Read More

Breathing Open Air at NetSuite


It has been almost two years since NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N) went public and my analysis of that blockbuster initial public offering (IPO) event. Needless to say, much has happened at the bullish software company since.   NetSuite positions itself as “a leading vendor of on-demand (or cloud computing) integrated business management software suites for midsized

air transport  Open Air at NetSuite It has been almost two years since NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N) went public and my  analysis of that blockbuster initial public offering (IPO) event . Needless to say, much has happened at the bullish software company since.   NetSuite  positions itself as “a leading vendor of on-demand (or  cloud computing ) integrated business management  software suites  for midsized businesses and divisions of large companies.” In other words, contrary to its  software as a service Read More

Descartes Extends Its Logistics Tentacles to Japan




air transport  of the top 25 air forwarders shipments and more than 50 percent of US–Canada cross-border security filings. Descartes bridges the information gap between logistics organizations and regulatory authorities around the globe, such as Japan Customs, to enable efficient cargo security screening, customs declaration filings, and compliance across a broad spectrum of regulatory initiatives. The Descartes Customs & Regulatory solutions leverage Descartes'' Global Logistics Network (GLN) , the world''s largest mul Read More

How Airlines Can Stop Getting Murdered by Maintenance Costs


Patchwork maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO) systems can cost large airlines millions in duplicated effort, extra inventory, and delays. But with round-the-clock schedules to maintain, few airlines can afford to upgrade to an integrated MRO solution any time soon. Today TEC Analyst Philippe Reney looks at two ways airlines can improve their MRO capabilities without a complete IT overhaul.

air transport  Airlines Can Stop Getting Murdered by Maintenance Costs The scale of an airline''s maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) operations requires significant planning around moving assets, inventory, machine shops, and manpower, often on a round-the-clock schedule. This is particularly true for legacy carriers, i.e., large operators with multiple fleets of aircraft, round-the-clock operations, and international destinations to manage. Legacy airlines must also contend with complex multidepartmental Read More

Automation for the New Data Center


Data centers are squeezed by a variety of pressures, such as power consumption, heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) requirements, new servers, human error, patching, asset tracking, and more. On top of this, you have to keep up with dynamically changing business requirements. One of the key ways you can address these dilemmas, however, is through server consolidation using virtualization.

air transport  consumption, heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) requirements, new servers, human error, patching, asset tracking, and more. On top of this, you have to keep up with dynamically changing business requirements. One of the key ways you can address these dilemmas, however, is through server consolidation using virtualization. Read More

EAI - The 'Crazy Glue' of Business Applications


When companies create or change trading relationships or when they swap out business application systems, information systems professionals are required to build application system interfaces and alter transaction processing models. Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) Tools have matured nicely and continue to evolve making the job not only more simple but actually offering a preferred alternative to code-data-level integration alternatives. Selection of EAI tools must be based on technical capabilities that support the entire life-cycle of usage.

air transport  - The ''Crazy Glue'' of Business Applications The Promise of EAI Plug and Play business application system integration is the goal of investment in EAI technology. Buyers have a number of applications from various suppliers and a number of external trading partners with whom they want to exchange business transactions. EAI suppliers promote products that connect to a diverse set of applications (Adapters) transform data format, structure and content (Transformation Capabilities), move data among Read More

Greentree Helps Get Global Rail Operator on the Right Track


Veolia Transport required a locally supported yet highly capable financial product that could be tailored to suit its needs. With over 100 years of public transport operations experience in 25 countries, the company quickly understood that Greentree was exactly what they needed to help transform Auckland’s rail system into a modern, efficient, and integrated public transport service.

air transport  Helps Get Global Rail Operator on the Right Track Veolia Transport required a locally supported yet highly capable financial product that could be tailored to suit its needs. With over 100 years of public transport operations experience in 25 countries, the company quickly understood that Greentree was exactly what they needed to help transform Auckland’s rail system into a modern, efficient, and integrated public transport service. Read More

Avinor Selects IFS for Quality Assurance Reporting


IFS recently announced that Avinor has chosen IFS solutions for health @ safety, quality assurance (QA), and risk management to streamline HSEQ-related (health, safety, environment, and quality) reporting. Avinor is a state-owned company that is responsible for planning, developing, and operating the Norwegian airport network. Avinor operates 46 airports in Norway, including air traffic control

air transport  airports in Norway, including air traffic control towers, control centers, and technical infrastructure for aircraft navigation. HSEQ and nonconformance reporting are crucial business processes. Following Avinor’s decision to implement IFS Applications 8 in late 2012, the company has chosen to implement the additional components IFS Health and Safety, IFS Quality Assurance , and IFS Risk Management , which were launched at IFS’ user conference in 2012. Avinor selected IFS to replace its internally Read More

Testability in the NGN


End-to-end performance monitoring on signaling and bearer links, and on inter-networking between service and transport provider domains, are the most complicated and necessary areas of a new management networks paradigm. The testability of next-generation networks (NGNs) and their components should thus be addressed in the context of the performance and fault management functional areas of the telecommunication management network (TMN).

air transport  in the NGN End-to-end performance monitoring on signaling and bearer links, and on inter-networking between service and transport provider domains, are the most complicated and necessary areas of a new management networks paradigm. The testability of next-generation networks (NGNs) and their components should thus be addressed in the context of the performance and fault management functional areas of the telecommunication management network (TMN). Read More

Wrights Group Selects IFS Applications


Wrights Group, a UK supplier of public transport vehicles, recently selected IFS Applications to manage its global operations. The agreement includes licenses, maintenance, and services worth approximately £1.2 million.

air transport  Group Selects IFS Applications Wrights Group, a UK supplier of public transport vehicles, recently selected IFS Applications to manage its global operations . The agreement includes licenses, maintenance, and services worth approximately £1.2 million.   Wrights Group has established itself as Europe’s leading independent bus designer and manufacturer. To enable its plans for international expansion in Europe, Asia, and the Americas, the company was looking to deploy a business system that was Read More

Logistics.com Might Prove An Internet Success Story After All


As the number of dot-com’s dwindles, we see some examples of highly focused exchanges and hosted applications with growth and a path towards profitability. Logistics.com is an example of one such company.

air transport  trucks and ocean and air containers Relationship Rules and time components that make up the process of contract management Business Rules, or rules that define the business processes associated with execution of events Event Monitoring and exception management capabilities such as rejected load scenarios Integration of various business processes, which is addressed by tXML (Transportation XML) Logistics.com reportedly developed tXML in conjunction with customers to enable standard application integration Read More