Ben Ames has spent 20 years as a journalist since starting out as a daily newspaper reporter in Pennsylvania in 1995. From 1999 forward, he has focused on business and technology reporting for a number of trade journals, beginning when he joined Design News and Modern Materials Handling magazines. Ames is author of the trail guide "Hiking Massachusetts" and is a graduate of the Columbia School of Journalism.
Making the right connections
After a merger, SlimFast distributor HNS had just three months to add 60 new trading partners to its EDI network. Fortunately, its HighJump software was up to the challenge.
March 29, 2017
SensorThink launches warehouse execution system
Specialized WES is designed to serve automated warehouses run by parent company, Tompkins International.
March 24, 2017
MercuryGate program connects TMS users with logistics experts
Logistics Integrator Program enlists Redwood Logistics as first partner.
March 21, 2017
N.io hires executives from Time Warner Cable and Dell EMC
Startup says its software could accelerate Internet of Things in supply chain.
March 17, 2017
Infographic: Logistics: nice work if you can get it
It may not be glamorous, but the logistics and supply chain profession has a lot to recommend it, according to respondents to DC VELOCITY's 14th annual Salary Survey.
March 14, 2017
HighJump expands voice picking tools for SMB market
Vitech acquisition adds to HighJump's supply chain consulting and voice-directed picking capabilities.
March 13, 2017
Survey: retailers drive demand for Internet of Things
Zebra study shows retailers seek technologies to let them fulfill online orders from store shelves.
March 6, 2017
InVia Robotics unveils warehouse robot fleet
"Dynamic AS/RS" is designed for e-commerce fulfillment and material handling, inVia says.
March 1, 2017
A "cloudier" future for warehousing software?
WMS came late to the cloud computing game. But experts say warehouses are starting to embrace this software model, with smaller DCs leading the way.
February 27, 2017
Honeywell launches retail e-commerce fulfillment tools
Dimensioning scanner and voice-directed headset help retailers handle omnichannel demands, company says.
February 17, 2017