1. Going The Extra Mile To Maintain Patient Continuity

    Two patient samples that were supposed to be picked up at London Heathrow Airport for delivery to a central lab were not available for retrieval. The airline handling agent in London claimed that the shipment had been misplaced and may not have arrived in London.

  2. Precise Cold-Chain Logistics Supports Global Study Of Heart Disease

    The challenge involved the precise cold storage temperatures (between 2-8°C) required to assure the integrity of the strips during the transfer and storage of the product to various sites around the globe.

  3. Rapid Response To Earthquake Damage Keeps Critical Shipments Moving

    Following the major earthquake (8.9 on Richter scale) that struck Japan on March 11, 2011, the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant suffered severe damage to multiple reactors. Due to the damage at the nuclear plant and other serious damage caused by the tsunami, service to the main cities and prefectures in central Japan was dramatically curtailed.

  4. Can Demand Planning Unlock New Profit Potential For Distributors?

    How better forecasting and inventory planning can improve the bottom line.

  5. How to Respond To Business Changes With Minimal Effort And Cost

    This white paper addresses how organizations are using innovative technology to keep pace with business changes and to provide a competitive edge. Flexible, scalable, and easy-to-use technology minimizes IT costs while maintaining data security and rich functionality, and it integrates seamlessly with other applications.

  6. Track/Trace Solutions For The Food Processing Industry

    Recent RFID industry symposiums reveal market focus being applied to solidifying the US food supply chain position as the best and most dependable in the world. As product wholesomeness significantly impacts the population’s health, the drive to full accounting through traceability grows within the industry. By Gary Krause Director of Marketing, SATO America, Inc.

  7. Thermal Printing Cuts Cost And Adds Value For DSD

    An important part of the value of automating direct store delivery (DSD) operations comes from having the ability to give customers delivery receipts, order forms and invoices on the spot. Printing documentation at the time of the visit helps ensure accuracy, reduces paperwork and clerical labor in the back office, and accelerates the cash cycle. In some countries, it is a legal requirement that DSD companies to provide and maintain a printed record of each transaction.  By Intermec, Inc.

  8. Endries International Locks Down Savings With Infor ERP, SCM
    In the early to mid-1990s, Endries International took a close look at its homegrown software and decided that it needed a major upgrade.
  9. Falcon Technologies' Business Soars On Infor10 Distribution Business (SX.e)
    After several years in the business, FTI's management team recognized that its legacy accounting system was no longer adequate for managing its rapidly growing business.
  10. IBT Improves Efficiency With Infor10 Distribution iBusiness (A+)
    As a key component of its ongoing strategy to optimize inventory, strengthen relationships, and increase sales volume, IBT, Inc. decided that it needed to implement steps to get products to customers more quickly and efficiently.