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Enhancements for Microsoft Dynamics AX

Posted by enVista Thought Leadership on Feb 14, 2017 10:00:00 AM

enVista is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner with unmatched supply chain consulting, process improvement and technical/functional expertise for a broad array of platform solutions and business productivity applications and collaboration tools. We uniquely enable manufacturing, distribution-centric, financial services and non-profit organizations to address their IT and business requirements, from source to consumption. Users of Microsoft business solutions will especially benefit from a single partner that can address all of their ERP, CRM, business collaboration and productivity, and IT requirements, including cloud and managed hosting services.

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Topics: Microsoft Dynamics AX, Microsoft Solutions

Building a Better Pa$5w0RD

Posted by enVista Thought Leadership on Feb 8, 2017 10:38:10 AM

In today’s rapidly advancing technology environment, new threats emerge every day which can prove problematic to your business. If you don’t consider yourself “tech savvy,” it can be tempting to throw your hands in the air because you can’t keep up with all the latest threats and how to combat them. The reality is that there are a multitude of easy ways you can make a difference for your personal and organizational security. From time to time, the enVista blog will give you a few easy-to-implement changes that can go a long way in keeping you safe.

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Topics: IT, IT Security, Security Passwords, Security Solutions

Now Is the Time to Plan Your Ocean Shipping Cost Containment Strategy

Posted by enVista Thought Leadership on Jan 31, 2017 1:34:23 PM

Ocean shipping contracts are extremely complex, and as such, it is all the more important for shippers to negotiate the best deals to avoid being locked into an unsatisfactory rate for the next year. With increased consolidation across steamship providers and increasing prices, building a well-planned cost containment approach for your ocean transportation is critical. enVista can leverage its granular understanding of the marketplace, combined with your shipping history to build a plan that will reduce your exposure to volatile prices and capacity shortages at peak times of the year.

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Topics: Transportation, sourcing, ocean sourcing, transportation sourcing, shipping cost

Is Slotting Your Warehouse the Last Thing on Your Mind? Now Is The Time to Rethink Your Slotting Strategies

Posted by enVista Thought Leadership on Jan 25, 2017 3:09:59 PM

Warehouses have been using basic slotting strategies for decades to determine optimized location sizes and placement within the warehouse. These slotting strategies have helped save money in many ways including reduced replenishments, more efficient travel paths, and optimized space utilization. Warehouses will often slot during a facility design project but do not maintain their slotting strategies annually by analyzing shipment data to determine if their SKU velocity is accurate. This results in it being impossible to catch when an item needs to be reslotted to a larger or smaller location.

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Topics: Warehouse Management Systems, Warehouse, slotting

Top 10 White Papers of 2016

Posted by enVista Thought Leadership on Jan 19, 2017 11:48:28 AM

We had some great white papers published in 2016 - here are the 10 that you enjoyed most!

 

Are You Ready for a Warehouse Management System?

 

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Topics: white papers, 2016

Top 10 Supply Chain

Posted by enVista Thought Leadership on Jan 17, 2017 10:00:00 AM

From Brexit to FLSA to drones, 2016 was a major year in the supply chain industry. Here are some of the biggest, most important, and popular stories from last year:

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Topics: SCS, Supply Chain, 2016

enVista Helps Spot Move to New Downtown Location

Posted by enVista Thought Leadership on Dec 20, 2016 3:06:03 PM

There comes a time for every growing company when its information technology and spatial needs outgrow its current setup. For Spot, an Indianapolis-based freight broker founded in 2009 who partners with small carriers to move over 70,000 loads annually, that time came in 2016 when it decided to move into a new office space and upgrade its IT infrastructure. Not only was Spot out of physical space, it was out of space on its storage area network (SAN), out of bandwidth, and was largely operating on 3-6 years old hardware.

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Topics: Freight Management, Freight, Infrastructure Implementation

U.S. Parcel Carrier Holiday Calendar

Posted by enVista Thought Leadership on Dec 13, 2016 9:58:34 AM

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Topics: Transportation, Transportation Operations, Transportation Solutions, parcel

Managing Global Freight: Part 3

Posted by enVista Thought Leadership on Dec 6, 2016 10:00:00 AM

In this three-part series, we will be taking a closer look at how companies should manage a freight shipping network that spans the globe and the issues that arise with that complicated transportation lifecycle, and most importantly, what steps companies can take to see success in global freight management. Click here for part 1 and part 2.

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Topics: Transportation, Freight Management, Global Freight, Transportation Solutions

Managing Global Freight: Part 2

Posted by enVista Thought Leadership on Nov 29, 2016 10:00:00 AM

In this three-part series, we will be taking a closer look at how companies should manage a freight shipping network that spans the globe and the issues that arise with that complicated transportation lifecycle, and most importantly, what steps companies can take to see success in global freight management. Click here for part 1.

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Topics: Transportation, Freight Management, Global Freight, Transportation Solutions

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