Smith and Associates surveyed 200 respondents spanning across the electronics industry and found that 68 percent identified mobile applications as the most influential technology in the supply chain. Although some organizations are still using traditional tools in the supply chain process, more companies are now turning to smartphones, handheld computers and other mobile devices to reap the benefits of improved mobility and flexibility.
The Open Group has published the Open Trusted Technology Provider Standard (O-TTPS), the first complete standard published by The Open Group Trusted Technology Forum (OTTF) and which will benefit global providers and acquirers of Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) Information and Communication Technology (ICT) products.
For the past decade it has been the goal of the chemicals industry to create a unified standard for the simple and clear labeling of dangerous goods - no matter what the product, where the country or the language spoken.
Navevo, developers of satellite navigation for heavy-goods vehicle (HGV) drivers, has announced the launch of its Line of Route technology, a navigation system specifically designed for fleet operators that can significantly cut down on wasted journeys and lost man hours, saving thousands of pounds every year.