Accellos Welcomes Global Products, Inc.

Global Products purchased Accellos’ manufacturing automation solution, AccellosOne Collect for Microsoft Dynamics GP in September of 2014.

Global Products, Inc. was incorporated in 1995 and is a premier provider of promotional items, fundraiser items, logoed apparel, and merchandise to a wide variety of organizations.

AccellosOne Collect for Microsoft Dynamics GP supports paperless picking of components, automating the manufacturing process.  RF hand-helds validate raw materials picked and processes a Component Transaction Entry (issue) in Microsoft GP. This reduces your on‐hand inventory time, and provides and accurate indication of WIP.  AccellosOne Collect for Microsoft Dynamics GP also automates the receiving of finished goods inventory produced for a Microsoft Dynamics GP Manufacturing Order (MO) through scanning, which populates the Manufacturing Order Receipt Entry window inside Microsoft Dynamics GP and updates finished goods inventory levels.

Welcome aboard!

Top 5 Tips for 3PLs to Gain a Competitive Advantage in 2015

“Preparing for the year ahead is an exercise just about every business undergoes this time of the year. But third-party logistics (3PLs) providers in particular have the unique challenge of constantly improving upon how they work with shippers, and in the face of the FedEx/UPS rate changes coming in January, finding new ways to reduce freight costs to keep pricing down for customers. It is more crucial than ever for 3PLs to incorporate information technology (IT) to help conquer these challenges, and relieve the pressures related to costs, time, quality of service and profitability.”

Read the Top 5 Tips on Supply & Demand Chain Executive!  

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Accellos Welcomes Synergy Worldwide, LLC

Synergy Worldwide purchased Accellos’ Prophesy Dispatch with integrate to QuickBooks in September of 2014.

Synergy Worldwide, LLC is located in Medina, Ohio and offer specialized services such as produce shipments, nursery stock shipments, refrigerated, dry van, flatbed, intermodal and more.

Prophesy creates an environment where efficiency is standard and profit is automatic. Whether you are a truckload or LTL for-hire carrier, broker, or private fleet, Prophesy Transportation Solutions has the trucking software solution or truck broker software that is designed the way you do business.

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Where does 3PL fit in the Omni-channel Ecosystem?

“With the exponential growth of e-commerce, consumers now have more buying channels than ever before. Some e-retailers are way ahead of the curve, offering such things as one-click purchases to a vast array of product offerings and two-day delivery. This strategy is forcing other retailers, including traditional brick-and-mortar, to make unprecedented changes to business models.”

Read the full story at Retail Info Systems News: http://risnews.edgl.com/retail-news/The-Omnichannel-Ecosystem–Where-3PL-Fits-In92840

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HighJump Receives Green Supply Chain Award

Green Supply Chain Award 2014We are proud to announce that we have been awarded a Green Supply Chain Award by Supply & Demand Chain Executive. The award recognizes providers of supply chain solutions and services that assist customers in achieving measureable sustainability goals. HighJump Warehouse Advantage, the HighJump transportation management system and HighJump Container Advantage were recognized with the award.

Bicycle products distributor Quality Bicycle Products (QBP) experienced big gains in efficiency and reduced waste as a result of implementing HighJump Software’s adaptable supply chain solutions. “The HighJump WMS helped automate our processes and as a result, we’ve cut thousands of pounds of paper each year,” said Paul Zeigle, site production manager, QBP. “We’ve also been able to be more productive in less time, which reduced our hours of operation and saves on lighting and heating costs at our facilities.”

Submissions were judged on the clarity and content of the goals and strategy, extent of the steps being taken, the impact of the results to date and projected, as well as the form and presentation of the information. Supply & Demand Chain Executive received more than 100 entries.

Go here to read the full press release.

China’s 3PL market will grow 17% by 2018

Recently announce by Reportstack, the Third-party Logistics (3PL) market in China 2014-2018 is a new market research publication.  It projects CAGR of 17.28% by 2018.  

The report also provides data on the different segments of the 3PL market in China by logistics services outsourced and by type of service providers. The report also gives a brief overview of the Logistics market in China by segmenting it with a contribution of logistics cost in GDP, and a share of the 3PL market in total GDP.

Read the report here: http://www.whatech.com/market-research-reports/press-release/consumer/27991-third-party-logistics-3pl-market-in-china-will-grow-at-a-cagr-of-17-28-percent-by-2018

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PROFITsystems Welcomes Royal Furniture

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Owner, Tony, selected RETAILvantage because he had heard great things about PROFITsystems from other home furnishings retailers. He is opening a new store in St. Louis and understands how beneficial it will be to have our Retail Management System in place and ready to go before his grand opening. Tony evaluated other retail software solutions but quickly realized they would not help his business in the same way RETAILvantage will.

Royal Furniture expects to grow rapidly and PROFITsystems is honored to have been chosen to power their growth! Welcome aboard!

PROFITsystems Welcomes Home Furnishings Retailer Jon Riddle Inc.

Opening a new retail store is challenging and being new to the furniture industry adds even more of a challenge. Jon Riddle is confident he’ll be successful, however, with the help and expertise of PROFITsystems and RETAILvantage. After evaluating several other Retail Management Systems, Jon concluded PROFITsystems provides the best software and will be his best business partner.

Welcome aboard!

CML Makes Large WMS Investment

“Warehousing and logistics specialist Core Management Logistics (CML) has invested over £500,000 in a new warehouse management system (WMS) by Canadian firm Accellos as part of a long-term growth strategy.

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This will result in CML being able to support its expanding service offering, handle complex integration and offer holistic stock control.

Globally used by many blue chip companies, the Accellos WMS is an ideal solution for CML’s growing customer database. Winning new contracts in the last 18 months with high-profile customers including Halfords, Triumph and Björn Borg, the logistics firm has identified the need to invest in its multichannel capabilities, as well as facilitate its ability to support the growing trend for omni-channel retailing.

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