The survey found that 74 percent of manufacturers and distributors are not setting a budget for...
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The move places the largest U.S. e-commerce retailer in competition with Square and other established mobile payment processing systems.
Mobile technology is great. You probably have a smart phone in your pocket or purse right now, and you use it to get a lot of things done. In the same way that mobile is convenient and handy at home, it can be equally helpful at work.
Trying to remember the growing list of letter-number-and-symbol passwords created to access various online accounts can be a headache. But you're not the only one with this problem.
There are a lot of tires on an 18-wheeler. Big ones, too. Monitoring their wear and tear, having them maintained and replaced is a big job for trucking companies. What if the trucker could offload all of that concern to the tire manufacturer?
A rugged computer is designed to operate reliably in very harsh environments and conditions. Truly rugged devices are not simply wrapped in a tough shell.
The N4 - an Android device housed in an ultra-rugged polycarbonate shell, is water proof and heat-resistant.
Amazon launched a smartphone yesterday that can recognize physical objects and automatically add them to your Amazon cart. This video briefly demonstrates the new feature, the next step in e-commerce.
The Sitecore platform contains digital marketing and automation tools, including analytics, testing, email and personalization, all fully integrated into the Sitecore content management system.
If you are already participating on a couple of social platforms, make sure that you are doing so with a distinct strategy. Leaving the task of managing the channel to whomever, whenever is a sure recipe for failure.
Small businesses that don't have one say they don't have the time, think it will cost too much or don't want the rush of orders that comes with being online. But entrepreneurs that have jumped to the digital side say their websites have boosted sales, cut down on time-consuming phone calls and brought more people into their stores.
Some business owners argue that their website has been a source of invaluable growth for their business and have cut down on the number of calls they field as the owner. But not everyone feels that way.
The Smart e-Cat format allows Appleton Group customers to flip through brand catalogs page-by-page, or to search by part-number or key word to instantly view product details.
Available now in multiple languages, the Bio-Circle Cleaner Selector App is designed to help distributor sales representatives as well as floor industry end-users in busy maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) environments quickly and easily select the right product, says the company.
The latest partnership for electronics component giant Digi-Key reinforces the trend of distributors working to enhance their value and distinguish themselves from the competition with unique, service-oriented offerings … including software.
Automating accounts payable is a key focus for many of today’s businesses to improve vendor invoice processing, but very few have addressed the early stages of the buying process.
The material, 50 times more resistant to wear and abrasion than conventional 3D printer materials, is ideally suited for creating custom bearings, says the company.
How are your engineering and sales teams gathering they data they use to make decisions? Are they getting it from reputable sources? Rich Garvin, the Training & Development Manager at Knovel, offers some guidance as to how to do web-based research - safely.
March U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $492.78 million according to AMT. This total was up 38.5% from February and up 2.9% when compared with the total of $479.04 million reported for March 2013.
China's Alibaba Group, which is readying for a big U.S. initial public offering, is known as an e-commerce titan, but it's been busily expanding into other rising industries. Here's a closer look at those businesses, which include cloud computing, mobile messaging, and investments in online video, social media, as well as bricks and mortar retail and delivery networks.
This 3D printer prints engineering-grade materials like polycarbonate, Bridge nylon, and Nylon 645, while still retaining the ability to print in lower temp materials like PLA and ABS.
Regardless of how large or small your business is these days, technology is here to stay. Even more so, is e-commerce. In this year’s survey, 62 percent of distributors answered that yes, e-commerce is a priority for them.
In this latest analysis, Frost & Sullivan details 12 new mega trends that will drive growth and innovation in the world. “We at the Visionary Innovation team scout and track new Mega Trends that will transform the world as we know it,” said Archana Amarnath, Programme Manager, Visionary Innovation Research Group.
The Internet of Things has already been a positive disruption for U.S. manufacturing, and a number of indicators show that we’re just getting started.
Aung Latt has been in the distribution industry for over 20 years, most recently as a Strategic Account Executive for Infor. Prior to that, Aung held multiple roles within the Prophet 21/Activant/now Epicor organizations.
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