Omnichannel Sports Apparel Distributor Agron Improves Warehouse Efficiency

In today’s e-commerce-driven retail supply chain, the pressure to accelerate fulfillment while also improving customer service has traditional warehouses in a vice. Manual processes and isolated data sources are significant threats to competitive viability, not to mention impediments to growth.

For many, there is little choice but to revamp and expand. Successful distributors are leveraging integrated, automated hardware/software warehouse management systems (WMS) to fulfill orders in less time with fewer people, while setting themselves up to keep on innovating as the demands of the marketplace continue to evolve.

Implementation of a WMS has become a strategic imperative for more and more distribution operations. The modern “distribution center” model manages the flow of both goods and information between suppliers, retailers and end customers through the use of barcodes, RFID scanning, high-speed conveyors, and integration of the WMS with ERP, shipping, EDI and other key software applications.

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What you need to know about the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA)

The Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) was signed into law by President Obama in November of 2013, placing new requirements on the traceability of prescription drugs.  The Healthcare Distribution and Management Association (HDMA) has been at work advocating for this standardized, electronic solution which will make prescription drugs safer and drug recalls easier.  Further, the legislation will reduce harmful, illegal or contaminated drugs from entering the market and enable tracking down to the individual package level.

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HighJump Software Named to Forbes 2015 “America’s Most Promising Companies” List

HighJump Software announced today that it has been named to Forbes’ prestigious list of America’s Most Promising Companies. This is the second time that the company has been listed. Accellos, the company with which HighJump Software merged in 2014, was named to the list last year.

To be chosen for the list of 100 companies, HighJump Software demonstrated stellar growth rates, increases in employee numbers, stability in the market, operating margins, successful products, experienced management with proven achievements, an interview with company leadership and other factors. All enterprises included on the list are privately held and generate under $300 million annually. 

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Accellos Named Expansion Company of the Year by the Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance

2014-Business-Alliance-Gala-Accellos_LOGOAccellos was recently named Expansion Company of the Year by the Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance. The award was announced last November at their Annual Gala held at the Broadmoor International Center. Accellos merged with HighJump Software in the summer of 2014.  The newly combined company, HighJump, has a customer base of 14,000 customers in 77 countries, ranging from small businesses to global enterprises.

The Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance is committed to being the primary advocate of the Colorado Springs/Pikes Peak region business community, dedicated to serving businesses of all sizes to build regional economic growth. The Business Alliance is the connection between business and government, business and business, and business and the workforce.

HighJump Announces Open Registration for Spring User Conference, Elevate 2015

HighJump ElevateHighJump announces today that registration is now open for Elevate, HighJump’s annual user conference.  This year will mark HighJump’s largest user conference to date. The event will be held April 19-22, 2015 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada.  

Elevate 2015 will give customers the opportunity to collaborate, learn, and share experiences with their peers to drive new opportunities and efficiencies within their supply chain operations. In addition, HighJump team members will provide both company and product-specific updates and engage with customer groups about future product enhancements.

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Register for Elevate 2015. 

HighJump Appoints Gary Nemmers to Board of Directors

HighJump, a global provider of supply chain management software, announced today that it has appointed current Senior Vice President and General Manager of its supply chain execution software group to the HighJump board of directors.  In this new role Nemmers will assist in developing the strategic direction for HighJump’s supply chain software business.

HighJump has appointed Chad Collins to the role of Senior Vice President and General Manager. Collins will take responsibility for Nemmers’ current role leading the supply chain execution software group.  Collins spent ten years at HighJump leading the supply chain software product strategy and three years in general management roles at Accellos, which merged with HighJump in 2014.

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Accellos Welcomes VisionCorps

VisionCorps purchased AccellosOne Collect for Manufacturing Automation in early November of 2014.

VisionCorps is dedicated to restoring autonomy and independence to the lives of Pennsylvania residents who are blind or vision impaired. VisionCorps is located in Lancaster, PA and has been in business for over 85 years.

Welcome aboard!

 

Accellos Welcomes Hartland Controls

Hartland Controls purchased AccellosOne Warehouse Management System in September of 2014.

Hartland Controls is was founded in 2002 by former Products Unlimited employees who saw the opportunity to capitalize on a market opportunity. The founding team had a goal to develop a company that was focused on the HVAC and related marketplace and provide superior products and services.

AccellosOne WMS is the most adaptable WMS system built for small to medium sized businesses (SMB). Utilizing best-of-breed warehouse technology will allow you to optimize your business processes, space, and labor can help you manage key performance indicators within the warehouse like:

  • Inventory accuracy and real-time visibility
  • On-time and complete order shipments
  • Reduced inventory carrying costs
  • Reduced labor costs

Welcome aboard!

Accellos Welcomes MMD Serviss

MMD Serviss purchased AccellosOne Warehouse Management System in September of 2014.

MMD Serviss started activity on Baltic market since 1996 year. The basic business direction of our company is operations related to customs and excise warehouses, providing custom broker services in Baltic, railway expedition of different types of cargos.

AccellosOne Warehouse Management System combines radio frequency and barcode technology with a robust, three-tiered, Internet-based architecture, AccellosOne Warehouse delivers a powerful, scalable and flexible real-time warehouse management system that helps you boost productivity, reduce costs, shorten order fulfillment times, increase customer satisfaction and deliver a rapid return on investment (ROI).

Welcome aboard!

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