Articles

January 2016

Why Work With a Third-Party Logistics (3PL) Provider & How to Make It Work

The shipping industry has a lot to gain from third-party logistics providers (3PL). Using a 3PL provider can help a shipping business move towards achieving its goals in a number of ways, including: Offloading a component of your supply chain to someone who can do it better than you. Even businesses with the resources to handle all supply chain processes can benefit from the experience and expertise 3PL providers bring to the table. Enabling you to focus on what you do best, [...]

Cloud Technology is Transforming the Tech Outlook for CFO’s

Astute CFO’s are waking up to the fact that the reorientation of spending on the cloud has reached a saturation point and needs to become more strategic. As of today, 88% of businesses in the UK are using cloud technology to some degree, and the impact of this is affecting a whole range of business functions over and above the IT department. For CFO’s who are interested in the operations of the IT department in their business, it is vitally [...]

January 10, 2016 Stratus Updates

IntelliTrack Stratus contains new features in this release for the StratusMobile application, the Stratus Report Designer, and the Stratus Web application. StratusMobile StratusMobile contains the following new features: • Add Item screen enhancements • Spanish localization • New custom query feature (specific to StratusMobile Batch) Add Item Screen Enhancements The Add Item screen has been enhanced with more fields. The additional fields allow you to add a more complete item record directly from StratusMobile. You are able to assign a category, manufacturer, and model lookup to [...]

Stratus Updates: January 10, 2016

New year, new Stratus updates! This Sunday, January 10, 2016, updates will be applied to IntelliTrack Stratus products. The updates will take approximately one hour, during which time the site will be unavailable. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, but look forward to releasing some great new features. Once the updates have been made, we will provide a detailed summary of what was done to ensure users know exactly what to expect. If you have any questions regarding the update, [...]

Value Chains Online

The experience consumers have when shopping online is highly dependent on the speed at which goods are delivered and returned to them where necessary, and it’s no surprise that this is where the focus of innovation is heading. Retailers and distribution partners will find that they have no time to spare—the market is open to disruptive online companies like Uber, Bridj and Instacart, and any delays in the development of solutions could see them losing ground very quickly. It’s twenty [...]

Supply Chain Audits: Risky Business

    Supply chain management has become a hot topic of late and supplier audits are supposed to be the key in discovering weak links in a company’s supply chain, but at the moment, this is rarely the case. Although periodic supply chain audits are the norm in many industries, especially with large-scale businesses, it is the scope of such audits that needs to be challenged if these audits are to provide any sort of assurance. Cost-Benefit Ratio of Supply Chain Audits Like [...]

December 2015

IntelliTrack Inc. – BRS Relocation Services Inc. Case Study

IntelliTrack Inc. is an industry leader with more than 20 years of experience providing the best possible inventory management systems.IntelliTrack specialists install their state of the art software on existing hardware or recommended devices from trusted partners. Either way, they provide a full service solution to companies searching for ways to track and manage diverse inventories. The Company BRS Relocation Services, Inc. (BRSNY) has more than 25 years of experience providing professional relocation services to organizations of all types and sizes [...]

November 2015

September 2015

QR Codes – a Response to Consumer Demands

Barcodes are usually recognized as the single most important tool for tracking and managing inventory through receiving, processing, shipping and point of sale transactions. They are simple, one-dimensional graphics that serve the purpose of most businesses, providing such info as serial number, vendor, UoM and expiry date of the product. Such barcodes are used for the benefit of the business person at each point of the supply chain. What about the customer? Today’s consumers are knowledgeable and demanding. They want [...]