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Wall Street Journal Discusses Productivity Tools

June 14th, 2011

Juniper Innovations large asset tracking 1.2.jpgThe Wall Street Journal recently published an article about the use and misuse of heavy equipment fleet. All related to Asset Management and GPS tracking equipment, the article echoes many good points and examples of where and how this technology is employed, including the monitoring of over productive workers, engines that run too fast and lunches being eaten in air conditioned cabs. Read the rest of this entry »

Supply Chain Internet Of Things Takes Another Step Forward

June 14th, 2011

Juniper_Innovations_Container_TrackingThe Internet of Things is blurring the line between the on-line and real world.  Imagine using the internet to search for your lost car keys or office laptop, or being text or tweeted if a borrowed asset such as a handheld computer, lone worker device or even a lawn mower hasn’t been returned on time.  Well in China, the Internet of Things is being used in Supply Chain Management. Read the rest of this entry »

Here Comes Google After Your Wallet

May 29th, 2011

Juniper_Innovations_Google_WalletGoogle have finally entered the mobile payments and NFC market by launching Google Wallet.  Using NFC devices, Google Wallet is aimed at replacing your actual wallet, allowing you to make purchases using your mobile phone.  Google’s market entry has been long awaited however its launch is not without controversy. Read the rest of this entry »

How Much Technology Does Your Supply Chain Embrace?

May 28th, 2011

Juniper_Innovations_how_modern_is_your_supply_chainMany Supply Chains have embraced ERP, WMS, TMS, APO and many other solutions to advance efficiencies and have more productive working practices.  Has your Supply Chain however gone far enough?  Compare how your Supply Chain management works given the advances in technology available.  How far are you really embracing technology or are you still stuck in the 1990’s?

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5 reasons why GPS tracking will improve your sales

May 26th, 2011

Juniper_Innovations_S100_GPS_tracking_unitGPS technology is often only thought about for use in logistics deliveries and for large fleets of vehicles.  It is however also used successfully in sales.  If you have sales personnel and are not using GPS tracking, you need to find out what you are missing out on. Read the rest of this entry »

How much work do you do in spite of your WMS?

May 25th, 2011

Juniper_Innovations_barrels_in_a_warehouseEven with today’s modern warehouse management technology there are still many warehouse operations with manually driven planning, operational and management tasks. The questions for businesses with a manual warehouse are however, how many tasks do you complete each day and week, how much planning and execution time do you use doing things manually and what is the return on investment if your systems calculated, distributed and helped control the execution of these tasks for you? Without understanding this, you could be spending a lot more money than you need to – even when you think your operations are well controlled and there is no room for improvement. Read the rest of this entry »

Are cash registers to become a thing of the past?

May 24th, 2011

Juniper Innovations electronic forms managementThe mobile payments company Square, have announced the Square Register, a point of sale replacement for cash registers and point of sale terminals. Read the rest of this entry »

Mobile payments space hots up

May 23rd, 2011

Juniper_Innovations_supply_chain_business_analysis7Square, the Visa backed mobile credit card reading company has reported $3million worth of transactions in a single day.  This is all within 12 months of its public launch. Read the rest of this entry »

UK high street votes for NFC technology

May 20th, 2011

Juniper_Innovations_Samsun_Tocco.jpgOrange have teamed up with Barlcaycard and a host of high street names to bring the concept of NFC payments to life whilst shopping in the UK.  This means you can walk into MacDonalds, Boots, Subway, Pret, AMT coffee and even Little Chef and make payments using a phone. Read the rest of this entry »

New voice picking functionality released

May 18th, 2011

Beautiful Customer Support GirlVoxware, a voice technology provider has released a new verision of their Voxware 3 product suite.  Version 4.1. includes a list of enhancements. Read the rest of this entry »