Auto industry pushes for XMLunity

Auto industry pushes for XMLunity

Seeking to reconcile two rival XML standardization efforts while avoiding the costly and complicated process of supporting incompatible systems, General...

September 6th, 2004 Ellen Messmer

The supple supply chain

The supple supply chain

Faxes. Phone calls. Desk-bound quality specialists storing thousands of pieces of paper in hundreds of binders.These were the ways that...

August 22nd, 2004 Tracy Mayor

Fruit vendor updates systems to satisfy Wal-Mart

Fruit vendor updates systems to satisfy Wal-Mart

In early 2003, the supply chain writing was on the wall. Executives at J.R. Wood Inc., a privately held, US$135...

August 2nd, 2004 Stacy Cowley

EDI: Alive and well after all these years

EDI: Alive and well after all these years

Don't believe reports you might hear about the death of electronic data interchange. Not only is EDI alive more than...

June 13th, 2004 Carol Sliwa

Desire and funding challenge integration

Desire and funding challenge integration

Among the myriad business processes before manufacturing firms, supplier integration might be one of the more challenging. It requires not...

April 30th, 2004 Stefan Dubowski

SRM is key to integrating with suppliers

SRM is key to integrating with suppliers

Companies that have traditionally handled their order management needs with manual, paper-intensive methods or isolated legacy systems are finding that...

April 30th, 2004 Homan Farahmand

Wal-Mart begins RFID trial

Wal-Mart begins RFID trial

Retail giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc. began testing the use of radio frequency identification (RFID) tagging at seven stores and a...

April 29th, 2004 Scarlet Pruitt

Looking for the ROI from RFID

Looking for the ROI from RFID

The ROI that could be gained from radio frequency identification (RFID) was probably not on the forefront of many minds...

April 15th, 2004 Lindsay Bruce

ATG intros new Web development tools

ATG intros new Web development tools

Art Technology Group Inc. (ATG) is adding a pair of tools to its Web development suite designed, respectively, to provide...

March 18th, 2004 Juan Carlos Perez