IBS News for year 2014

IBS in the News: Eltex of Sweden Chooses IBS Enterprise

IBS in the News: Eltex of Sweden Chooses IBS Enterprise  »

Eltex of Sweden, the world’s leading manufacturer of stop-motion equipment for textile machines, has selected IBS as it's strategic partner to consolidate their global ERP. 

Eltex of Sweden chooses IBS Enterprise to consolidate global ERP and move to the Cloud »

2014-12-15

A consolidated ERP is key in Eltex’s vision for growth

How Proposed FSMA Regulations Could Affect Grocers' Supply Chain

How Proposed FSMA Regulations Could Affect Grocers' Supply Chain »

Food recalls always make headlines, and not in a good way. The Obama administration’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is the most sweeping reform to food safety laws in more than 7 decades, and several of the proposed regulations will have the greatest impact on smaller, local producers.

Shippers Look To 3PLs For Innovative Logistics Solutions On A Global Scale

Shippers Look To 3PLs For Innovative Logistics Solutions On A Global Scale »

In a recent article written for SupplyChainDigest by IBS Global Director of Product Management Bill Tomasi, he describes how technology can provide a huge advantage to 3PLs seeking credibility and elevated partnerships with their customers.

Bolster Your Supply Chain’s Memory in Time for DQSA

Bolster Your Supply Chain’s Memory in Time for DQSA »

The first deadline for House bill H.R. 3204, the Drug Quality and Security Act (DQSA) is just a few weeks away – January 1, 2015. This means track-and-trace requirements for pharmaceuticals have become more precise than ever, and now is the time to outline your foolproof track and trace strategy. There’s a lot of work to be done, and not much time to do it.

Close the performance gap in your supply chain

Close the performance gap in your supply chain »

Working together to close the supply chain workforce performance gap, IBS earlier this year announced a partnership with TZA, a recognized leader in workforce management solutions, to deliver better workforce planning and improved productivity in warehouse and distribution center environments.

What Mid-sized Automotive Aftermarket Distributors Need To Get Ahead

What Mid-sized Automotive Aftermarket Distributors Need To Get Ahead »

Manufacturing Business Technology recently covered IBS Director of Pre-Sales Consulting Joe Swaim's insights on what small- to mid-sized distributors in the automotive aftermarket space can do to achieve the benefits once reserved for larger competitors by employing the right tools to help them get the job done.

IBS Business Suite 2015 Helps Manage Inventory Levels and Cost

IBS Business Suite 2015 Helps Manage Inventory Levels and Cost »

IBS Business Suite 2015, released on October 31, 2014, helps companies manage inventory levels and cost throughout their distribution channels, minimizing operating cash requirements and enhancing customer service for improved revenues.

The Importance of Brand: How To Maintain Loyalty Through Effective Supply Chain Management

The Importance of Brand: How To Maintain Loyalty Through Effective Supply Chain Management »

In this recent article featured in Material Handling Network magazine, IBS Global Director of Product Development, Bill Tomasi, discusses how to maintain brand loyalty through effective supply chain management. 

International Business Systems Introduces IBS Business Suite 2015, Helping Distributors Manage Inventory Levels and Cost Throughout Their Supply Chains »

2014-10-31

Second Generation Platform Improves Productivity Through a More Connected Enterprise, Leading to Greater Visibility for Better Business Decisions

Technology Newsmaker Q&A with Joe Swaim

Technology Newsmaker Q&A with Joe Swaim »

Joe SwaimThe right technology can be a huge business advantage for mid-market automotive aftermarket companies. In this recent Q&A Session with Aftermarket Business World, IBS Director of Pre-Sales Consulting Joe Swaim discusses some of the challenges faced by small- to mid-sized distributors in the automotive aftermarket space, and how they can overcome those issues with integrated, automated supply chain technology solutions.

IBS Migrates 5 customers to IBS Analytics Powered by QlikView

IBS Migrates 5 customers to IBS Analytics Powered by QlikView »

IBS Analytics Powered by QlikViewIn this recent Industry Announcement, DC Velocity highlights 5 IBS Customers who have migrated to IBS Analytics Powered by QlikView. The QlikView Business Discovery platform from Qlik, which is recognized by Gartner in its 2014 Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms, has been integrated into the IBS Business Suite allowing IBS customers to explore complex data, detect patterns, share and compare information and make proactive business decisions.

Managing Brands Through Effective Supply Chain Management

Managing Brands Through Effective Supply Chain Management »

More than ever, supply chain leaders play a crucial role in supporting and protecting the brands they deliver to customers. Delivering quality and consistency, besides the products themselves, affect brand reputation.

IBS Customers Migrate to QlikView Business Discovery Platform as IBS/Qlik Partnership Flourishes »

2014-09-08

New Insights, Rapid Time-to-Value Complement Supply Chain Qualities of IBS Distribution Software

In it to Win it: Protecting Your Brand with the Help of 3PLs

In it to Win it: Protecting Your Brand with the Help of 3PLs »

What does the World Cup and Logistics have in common?  More than you may think… 

3 Things to Consider to Mitigate Risk in the Food Supply Chain

3 Things to Consider to Mitigate Risk in the Food Supply Chain »

Facing a product recall can be a daunting task for a distributor.

Winning Supply Chain Strategies Turn Brand Protection into Opportunities for Augmentation

Winning Supply Chain Strategies Turn Brand Protection into Opportunities for Augmentation »

In today’s buy-on-demand world, there’s no room for mistakes when a consumer is just a few taps away from finding a product elsewhere on their smartphone.

The Role of SCM in Reputation and Brand Management

The Role of SCM in Reputation and Brand Management »

IBS’s Bill Tomasi, Global Director of Product Development, was recently interviewed by Jean Murphy, Editor Emeritus for SupplyChainBrain, at the Eyefortransport 3PL Summit & CSCO Forum.

You Don’t Have to be Road Kill in the Logistics Capacity Race

You Don’t Have to be Road Kill in the Logistics Capacity Race »

In this article recently featured in Material Handling & Logistics, Bill Tomasi, Global Director of Product Management at IBS, and Dan Vertachnik, Executive VP and COO at IBS’ partner MercuryGate were interviewed on the state of transportation and warehousing.

IBS' solution partner rfXcel announces partnership agreement with Verizon

IBS' solution partner rfXcel announces partnership agreement with Verizon »

IBS is pleased to announce on behalf of our solution partner rfXcel, a leading cloud provider of product serialization, traceability and compliance solutions, has entered into a partnership agreement with Verizon to extend its Healthcare focus to the Pharmaceutical and Life sciences industries.

IBS Customer Ardo recently featured as SDCE 100 honoree

IBS Customer Ardo recently featured as SDCE 100 honoree »

IBS was recently named on the 12th annual listing of the Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100, highlighting 100 Great Supply Chain Projects for 2014.

Find out how IBS’s warehouse management solution, IBS Dynaman, helped enable Ardo to reduce 90 percent of distribution errors caused by using manual spreadsheets.  

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IBS Partners with LibroTech Consulting in Agreement for IBS Bookmaster Deployments »

2014-06-09

IBS Customers Gain Valuable Resource, Faster Time-to-Market for IBS Publishing Industry ERP System

IBS Taps The Mesa Group as Sole Certified Partner for IBS Enterprise Deployments in the Americas »

2014-06-05

IBS Customers Gain Access to Deep Experience of Mesa Consultants, Realize Full Benefits of IBS ERP Platform

DQSA Is the Antidote for Fragmented State-to-State Legislation

DQSA Is the Antidote for Fragmented State-to-State Legislation »

This article, co-authored by IBS’ Michael O’Brien, and Jack Tarkoff, Vice President of Sales for rfXcel, was recently featured in Supply & Demand Chain Executive Magazine.

Michael O'Brien Jack Tarkoff
Michael O’Brien
VP Sales, IBS
Jack Tarkoff
VP Sales, reXcel
Being that ‘Breath of Fresh Air’ in Today’s Food and Beverage Distribution Marketplace

Being that ‘Breath of Fresh Air’ in Today’s Food and Beverage Distribution Marketplace »

IBS Global Director of Product Management Bill Tomasi recently provided his insight on what it takes to be successful at distribution in the food and beverage industry in a guest blog post for Logistics Viewpoints. 

IBS proudly sponsors WERC's Tuesday Breakfast Session

IBS proudly sponsors WERC's Tuesday Breakfast Session »

Maj. Justin Constantine, USMCR, J.D. was welcomed to share his story of courage, injury, resilience and triumph.

Watch the inspirational video clip where Justin discusses overcoming adversity, practicing teamwork and leadership and harnessing the power within yourself.

IBS Makes the 12th Annual Supply & Demand Chain Executive's 100

IBS Makes the 12th Annual Supply & Demand Chain Executive's 100 »

Supply & Demand Chain Executive Magazine has announced its 12th annual listing of the Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100, highlighting 100 Great Supply Chain Projects for 2014.

Business software improves visibility, productivity and customer experience

Business software improves visibility, productivity and customer experience »

Automotive aftermarket distributor optimizes supply chain with improved warehouse, inventory and customer management.

Meet the 2014 Pros to Know »

2014 Supply & Demand Chain Executive Pros to Know

Supply & Demand Chain Executive presents its annual listing of top supply chain industry professionals

2014 Product Security Report »

Pharmaceutical Commerce

A new federal law sets the US industry's agenda for years to come; efforts globally are moving ahead

Get Your Head in the WMS Cloud

Get Your Head in the WMS Cloud »

Going to a cloud-based model for logistics execution doesn’t relieve you of responsibility. Your homework will ensure the project flies.

Three IBS Executives Capture Supply & Demand Chain Executive's 2014 Pros to Know Awards »

2014-04-07

Annual Honor Acknowledges Leaders Spearheading Supply Chain Transformation

IBS Partners with Market Leader Qlik for Improved Analytics, Decision-making »

2014-03-26

IBS Customers Realize New Ways to Improve Supply Chain Performance

IBS Partners with Fast-Growing MercuryGate for Transportation Management Solutions »

2014-03-11

IBS Customers Gain New Ways to Tap Best Carriers, Rates and Routes to Improve Business Visibility, Productivity and Reduce Freight Costs

Takeaways from IBS Americas' Customer Conference 2014 »

(Originally posted at 3/13/2014 @ 1:54PM on Forbes)

Steve Banker

Steve Banker

Service Director

Supply Chain Management

ARC Advisory Group

IBS Partners with TZA for Warehouse Labor Management Solution »

2014-03-11

Improved Workforce Performance Helps IBS Customers Drive Productivity and Quality Improvements

IBS Unveils New Monthly Subscription Price Model with No Lock-in Period »

2014-03-03

Mid-market Distribution Companies Reduce Financial Commitment and Gain an Easy Way to Deploy Best-of-Breed Supply Chain Solutions

RFP's for WMS, Making your first date a successful one

RFP's for WMS, Making your first date a successful one »

In this issue of Parcel Magazine, Dawn Jones and Dan Girmm discuss how RFP’s are like a first date. 

On the Dot to Expand Contract Logistics Offering »

BY SUPPLY & DEMAND CHAIN EXECUTIVE STAFF
SOURCE: INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS SYSTEMS 
CREATED: JANUARY 29, 2014

Warehouse management system allows third-party logistics provider to improve supply chain efficiencies and expand service offerings

Improve Inventory Turns and Margins for More Revenue, Customer Satisfaction »

BY RAMNA VISWANATHAN
CREATED: JANUARY 2, 2014

A sales and operations planning collaborative platform must offer one version of truth, so everyone can draw the same conclusions

Ramna VIswanathan

Evolution of Change in the Supply Chain Swirling at Breathtaking Pace »

Supply Chain Brain

By: Doug Braun, CEO, IBS
January 20, 2014

"The more things change, the more they stay the same." The proverb from the 19th Century French journalist Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr suggests that change does notaffect reality on a deeper level but only cements the status quo. In our era, however,change is not only happening, the evolution of change continues to be fast.

Here are some areas that businesses need to give serious consideration to in 2014:

On the Dot Selects IBS Dynaman to Expand Its Contract Logistics Offering »

2014-01-21

Flexible, affordable WMS allows South African third party logistics provider to improve supply chain efficiencies while expanding its service offerings

LLC Wholesale Supply Selects IBS Business Suite 2014 for Pharma »

2014-01-08

Cloud-based Pharmaceutical Distribution Software Mitigates Need for On-Premise Systems, Cutting Costs while Reducing Risks