Posts Tagged ‘Logistics blog’

Is there too much or too little technology in the workplace?

Friday, September 20th, 2013

Look at the buzzwords in technology and businesses today. From BYOD to portable data capture, Hyper-V to water cooled graphics cards, ERP to LMS there is no doubt about it, the amount of technology in business is growing at a fast pace. But a constant debate we’ve had over the last decade is do businesses have too much or too little technology? (more…)

Website and system design help provided for major logistics provider

Thursday, January 5th, 2012

A major logistics provider wanted to use leading edge technology to improve their service offering.  They used Juniper Innovations’ consultants to help with hardware selection, system and website designs. (more…)

Barcoding the NHS

Monday, June 20th, 2011


Having been a member of GS1’s Supervisory Board since 2007, the NHS Supply Chain has recently signed up to the GS1 UK Data Pool in order to synchronise data for 620,000 products with its suppliers.

GS1 is an independent, not for profit, global supply chain data standards and solutions organisation.  It facilitates a common data set allowing an NHS partnership to drive the adoption and use of coding standards, to improve patient safety in the NHS in line with the Department of Health’s recommendations.

In addition, by standardising codes, the NHS aim to reduce the purchasing of duplicate items and incidences of paying different prices for the same item across the organisation.


5 reasons why GPS tracking will improve your sales

Thursday, 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. (more…)

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

Wednesday, 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. (more…)

UK high street votes for NFC technology

Friday, 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. (more…)

New voice picking functionality released

Wednesday, 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. (more…)

Pareto in Logistics

Thursday, May 12th, 2011

Andy Hudson_Profit_Through_ParetoPareto analysis can be applied  in logistics in a number of practical ways and can be particularly useful when resources are stretched or costs need to be slashed.  Andy Hudson, Managing Director of Profit Through Pareto discusses 2 areas where Pareto Analysis can be used in these cases. (more…)

Picking warehouse process best practices

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

Juniper_Innovations_warehouse_managementSome of the best ways to control supply chain costs and improve logistics quality levels are to improve manual picking tasks in warehouses.  Here are 5 areas to look for. (more…)

Introduce Mango To Your Supply Chain

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

Juniper Innovations portable tracking unitMicrosoft have announced an upgrade to their mobile platform.  Windows Phone 7.5, also known as Mango will feature turn by turn direction with voice instructions, barcode scanning and voice to text speech input. (more…)