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HighJump Grows in a Period of Low Growth Through Adaptable, Broad Function Products Part Four: Challenges and User Recommendations


The competition is becoming relentless given a slew of WMS vendors delivering sophisticated collaboration, visibility, and SCEM functionality. Further many of them are also consistently profitable and have more visibility and mindshare.

rf electronics  task interleaving, and selectable RF, label and paper by work area requirements. HighJump, as well as most of its peers, will thus have to further craft a not easily emulated value proposition that would fend off the deepening foray of ERP vendors into the SCE market. While the ERP vendors had not originally designed their systems to deal with the constraints and exceptions, inter-enterprise visibility and real-time information in mind, the situation is going to change rather sooner than later. As the Read More

Provia Tackles RFID in a Twofold Manner Part One: Recent Annoucements


The fact that the size does not necessarily mean everything in the enterprise applications space might be proven by Provia, which certainly still continues to differentiate its value proposition despite its smaller stature and quieter nature compared to most of its adversaries. Most recently, it would be its early embrace of RFID through two offerings for different levels of RFID needs: 1) ViaWare WMS--RFID compliant product, for intrinsic RFID enablement of many processes within the supply chain, and 2) the RFIDware add-on module, for achieving outbound RFID tag application only.

rf electronics  by 2005. Consequently, traditional RF terminals will still be used and bar codes are not going to be discontinued in the foreseeable future. Still, Wal-Mart suppliers have also been searching for ways to leverage their RFID investments within their own organizations in addition to merely fulfilling the ultimatum placed upon them. To that end, Wal-Mart has recently offered to supply information to its suppliers regarding the status of RFID tagged products as they progress through Wal-Mart''s supply chain. Read More

Can Lilly Software Get More VISUAL?


Lilly Software’s financial success and double-digit revenue growth during the recent years have been attributable to its strong offerings and efficient distribution model for its target niche. However, the future is not going to be quite so bright unless the company overcomes serious challenges.

rf electronics  (WMS) capabilities. VISUAL DCMS RF-enabled WMS application within the VISUAL suite, impressed Cerqa with its advanced functionality to track costs and manage inventory from point-of-receipt through storage and shipping. There are quite a few WMS players in today''s marketplace, but not many with robust warehouse capabilities found in VISUAL DCMS. Smaller still is the number of companies that provide an integrated supply chain suite, which is what makes Lilly Software''s solution unique, says Raymond Read More

Who Needs Warehousing Management and How Much Thereof?


The warehouse is no longer merely a static storage facility. It now has to use virtually real-time data to closely match supply to demand, eliminate the need to hold excess inventory, and increase the flow of goods throughout the supply chain.

rf electronics  the generic product, and performing the final packaging and labeling as orders are taken and shipped. By doing this, they also avoid the need to forecast what the individual demands will be for each SKU, but rather to forecast the aggregate demand for all the unfinished generic products (i.e., product families or sub-assemblies), where the margin of forecast error is usually much lower. As a result, there are fewer deviations from forecasts and the manufacturer does not run the risk of accumulating Read More

Provia Proves Its Way To Success


While not necessarily blossoming like some bigger and more visible SCE peers, Provia certainly still has its 'proven way' to differentiate its value proposition.

rf electronics  several additional enhancements including: RF (Radio Frequency) Receipts Added warning message if received quantity exceeds expected quantity RF Trailer Loading Users can now load material from pack locations RF Move Stock Users can now move stock into an assembly location Reports Added index to improve speed of stock status by date report; added product department to the items under minimum report; added ability to show both net and gross weight on the list lot history report; added ability to run the Read More

Case Study: Siemens Slashes Quotation Time from Eight Weeks to Less Than Ten Minutes


Siemens, Europe’s largest electronics and engineering company, is also a leading supplier of energy technology. But while Siemens leads the way in sustainable energy production, producing customer quotes for its gas turbine units wasn’t such a smooth process. The company needed to streamline product configuration and quote production to save both time and money. The answer came in the form of configuration software from Tacton. Read up on the benefits achieved.

rf electronics  Study: Siemens Slashes Quotation Time from Eight Weeks to Less Than Ten Minutes Siemens, Europe’s largest electronics and engineering company, is also a leading supplier of energy technology. But while Siemens leads the way in sustainable energy production, producing customer quotes for its gas turbine units wasn’t such a smooth process. The company needed to streamline product configuration and quote production to save both time and money. The answer came in the form of configuration software Read More

Future-forward to 802.11n: The Testing Challenge in Wireless Networking


The crucial interoperability of wireless network devices built around the 802.11 standard is threatened by the advent of faster technologies. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is trying to cope by developing the 802.11n standard—but it’s still in draft form. Meanwhile, how can manufacturers cope with the confusion surrounding the future of 802.11? Get an outline of the situation.

rf electronics  forward to 802.11n: The Testing Challenge in Wireless Networking The crucial interoperability of wireless network devices built around the 802.11 standard is threatened by the advent of faster technologies. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is trying to cope by developing the 802.11n standard—but it’s still in draft form. Meanwhile, how can manufacturers cope with the confusion surrounding the future of 802.11? Get an outline of the situation. Read More

Acer to Jump on Internet Appliance Bandwagon


Computer maker Acer is planning to launch a line of Internet appliances at next month's Consumer Electronics Show, in Las Vegas, according to a company source.

rf electronics  to Jump on Internet Appliance Bandwagon Event Summary December 27, 1999 (ZDNet) - In the latest example of PC companies trying to cash in on the supposed post-PC era of Internet devices, computer maker Acer is planning to launch a line of Internet appliances at next month''s Consumer Electronics Show, in Las Vegas, according to a company source. Acer''s new products will include the I-Station, a simplified computer based on Microsoft''s Web Companion software that connects to Microsoft''s MSN service. Read More

Compaq and Samsung in Deal to Save Alpha


Compaq Computer Corp. and South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. are planning to announce Monday a preliminary agreement to spend $500 million to advance the manufacturing and marketing of Compaq's 64-bit Alpha microprocessors and computer systems.

rf electronics  efforts to technical and high-performance computing niches. It recently decided to quit selling the systems with Microsoft''s Windows NT software, thus abandoning the general-purpose market. Analysts and computer executives said Compaq needs to invest to repair the tarnished image of the Alpha technology, which it acquired when it purchased Digital Equipment Corp. in June 1998. Alpha chips were once hailed as a speedier alternative to Intel''s microprocessors in general-purpose computers. Samsung has Read More

Adeon Software House


Headquartered in Oosterhout (the Netherlands), Adeon Software House (ASH) is a global provider of highly specialized software tools for the electronics industry. The company's products, CXInsight and Q-Sight, can be applied in two different fields: the electronics design community and the electronics (contract) assembly community. ASH also provides consulting and support services to customers.

rf electronics  Software House Headquartered in Oosterhout (the Netherlands), Adeon Software House (ASH) is a global provider of highly specialized software tools for the electronics industry. The company''s products, CXInsight and Q-Sight, can be applied in two different fields: the electronics design community and the electronics (contract) assembly community. ASH also provides consulting and support services to customers. Read More

PCNalert


PCNalert is the premier provider of Component Event Management applications for the electronics industry, providing collaborative solutions that link all members of an electronic product manufacturer's supply chain – designers, component engineers, procurement professionals, production planners and management. PCNalert is also the leading provider of real-time component status information such as End of Life Notices (EOLs), Product Change Notices (PCNs), datasheets and other critical component data. Established in 1998 and headquartered in Pasadena, California, the company provides solutions for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), Electronics Manufacturing Service providers (EMSes) and Electronic Component Manufacturers (ECMs). PCNalert's customers include manufacturers in the medical, aerospace and defense, communications, test and measurement, networking, computer hardware and automotive industries.

rf electronics  PCNalert is the premier provider of Component Event Management applications for the electronics industry, providing collaborative solutions that link all members of an electronic product manufacturer''s supply chain – designers, component engineers, procurement professionals, production planners and management. PCNalert is also the leading provider of real-time component status information such as End of Life Notices (EOLs), Product Change Notices (PCNs), datasheets and other critical component Read More

Sony Picks Palm OS


Sony announced plans to build new Palm OS-based hand-held gadgets that could allow people to view videos, listen to music and organize information, thereby shutting out Windows CE.

rf electronics  Picks Palm OS Event Summary Associated Press, 11/16/99 LAS VEGAS - In a major snub to Microsoft Corp., Sony unmasked plans yesterday to build new hand-held gadgets that could allow people to view videos, listen to music and organize information - without the help of the Windows operating system. The Japanese consumer electronics giant instead chose the Palm operating program to run the basic functions of the devices, advancing the 3Com Corp. unit''s bid to spread its software into the far reaches of Read More

A How-to Guide for a Radio Frequency Identification Site Survey


As organizations prepare for a radio frequency identification (RFID) implementation, they often don't understand the preliminary work necessary to begin the project. The importance of a site survey can influence the success or failure of an RFID project.

rf electronics  timeline. Interference from other RF devices and forms of electricity can affect RFID accuracy. Wavelengths may cancel each other out where a particular frequency is already being used. A site survey answers many questions that may arise on the IT side of an RFID implementation. It also provides a road map for reader placement, backscatter, and power requirements for new network equipment, both electrically and network architecture–wise. Interference from other radio equipment (AEN) and RF coverage of Read More