Supply chain software system providers were slow to adopt mobile devices in comparison to the consumer markets. Obviously, supply chain systems don’t get replenished like consumer items but great strides have been made to make mobile technology available across all the supply chain platforms.
Is your company shopping for a new information system? Once you’ve identified the features you need, you’ll also have to figure out whether to select a licensed, on-premise solution or go with the cloud and subscribe to a Software as a Service (SaaS) model.
Software as a Service (SaaS) is quickly becoming a more acceptable and feasible choice for companies seeking to update existing systems or acquire new ones.
In our recent whitepaper, "SaaS Supply Chain Management Systems", we explored—in depth—the landscape of SaaS versus licensed software, along with considerations about costs, security, functionality and selecting a supplier. We've also taken a dive into the question of SaaS security with a blog dispelling some of the outdated beliefs about cloud computing and cyber security.
Cloud-based or Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications are quickly gaining in popularity across a wide spectrum of businesses. And as they gain in acceptance they also have to overcome the biases of those who believe that computing in the cloud can compromise security.
Determining whether your yard operations are optimal is similar to when an athlete needs to examine his game - you need to look at the basics.
Independent of the volume of trailers and containers in your yard(s), companies of all sizes are realizing that a Yard Management Software is a critical supply chain execution system that can tightly integrate with WMS and TMS applications.
Don't know where to start in your selection process? Need help in choosing the system that best suits your needs and want to build a business case?