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  • Smart lockers improve click and collect for customers and retailers alike
    The Future of Retail special report from The Times features Apex Supply Chain Technologies and our point of view on how self-serve, automated lockers can take click and collect from a frustration-laden trend to an industry best practice. Published for The Times by Raconteur, “Smart lockers improve click and collect for customers and retailers alike,” notes the popularity of… Read More The post Sma...
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  • Mobile’s Impact on Click & Collect Extends Beyond Retailer’s App
    Bridging the online and in-store experiences, the impact of mobile technology on retail continues to grow. Just consider the use of mobile devices, extending well beyond the retailer’s app and the front of their store to the back and into the supply chain. Recognizing mobile devices as the common technological link across retail processes is critical to ensuring services like click & collect succe...
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  • Industry 4.0 Welcomes a New Generation of Distribution Center Technology
    The 2017 Supply Chain Strategies special report from UK-based daily newspaper The Times features Apex Supply Chain Technologies point of view on automated dispensing systems in warehouses, distribution centers and other logistics facilities. Published for The Times by Raconteur, “Industry 4.0 Welcomes a New Generation of Distribution Centre Technology,” notes that handheld scanners are a… Read Mor...
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  • Product Innovation Requires Commitment…to Failure
    By Ben Savage, Chief Innovation Officer, Apex Supply Chain Technologies   The topic of failure has been so popular over the past few years, some will argue it’s passé. For example, if a startup hasn’t unlocked its failure achievement badge…is it really a startup? Failure is so accepted that startup founders can even attend FailCon: a… Read More The post Product Innovation Requires Commitment…to Fa...
  • The High Cost of Low-Value C-Parts: Procurement of Low Priority Inventory Is Impacting Operational Productivity
    C-parts represent around 20 percent of procurement costs within a business, but an astounding 80 percent of purchasing volumes. Despite being low in value, their procurement is frequently time-consuming and expensive when you take into account having to find suppliers, select the goods and negotiate costs – and do this on a regular basis to… Read More The post The High Cost of Low-Value C-Parts: P...
  • Assembly Fasteners, Inc. Builds Business with the ACTYLUS Smart Bin System
    Our ACTYLUS™ Smart Bins are generating a lot of attention with distributors as a way automate vendor managed inventory programs and expand their business. In a recent webinar with Industrial Distribution, Apex customer Assembly Fasteners, Inc. (AFI) walked through the specifics of how ACTYLUS Smart Bins help them increase their business with existing customers, differentiate themselves… Read More ...
  • Order Pick-Up Peril: Restaurants, Foodservice Need to Consider “Last 10 Inches” of Customer Experience
    Starbucks understands a focus on the last 10 feet is critical to increasing throughput and same store sales. In a recent interview with CNBC, Starbucks incoming CEO, Kevin Johnson, talked about how they’re using technology and digital innovation to end lines and improve the customer experience. The seemingly ubiquitous coffee brand‘s approach may be innovative, but their effort is no surprise. It’...
  • INFOGRAPHIC: 5 Warning Signs of Asset MISmanagement
    Handheld devices, like scanners and other electronics, have a tough life in the supply chain. Every company manages these assets differently, if at all. And we’ve heard all kinds of #TrueStories about how these well-intended programs have a tough time tracking everything. You wouldn’t believe some of the places these valuable devices turn up. We… Read More The post INFOGRAPHIC: 5 Warning Signs of ...
  • 3 Lessons Retail Can Learn from Snapchat
    Snapchat recently announced it will sell Spectacles, its first “hardware product,” via vending machines. This news is raising more than a few, uh, eyebrows. Spectacles are sunglasses armed with a camera and bluetooth that allow consumers to more easily capture and post content to a mobile app that’s grown quickly to become one of the top 10 most popular in… Read More The post 3 Lessons Retail Can ...
  • Munters: A Global OEM Improves Inventory Replenishment with ACTYLUS Smart Bins
    Munters is a global manufacturer of air treatment and climate control solutions. As an industry leader, the company relies on continuous improvement programs to eliminate waste and improve productivity throughout its operations. “There’s Always a Better Way” When one of its manufacturing plants realized it was spending 728 manual labor hours annually scanning and entering… Read More The post Munte...
  • The 2016 NIFMSE Fastener Show Report
    This was our first year at the NIFMSE show which had record attendance from an international audience. To make a good impression with the industrial fastener industry, we unveiled the ACTYLUS™ 8100/8200, the newest automated inventory replenishment system from Apex Supply Chain Technologies®. New ACTYLUS Wins Fastener News Desk Award Attendees were impressed. In fact, we’re humbled… Read More The ...
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  • Successful Innovation Programs Require a Culture of Learning
    “I’m a Student, Jim…. Not a Doctor!” You cannot innovate if you cannot learn By Ben Savage, Chief Innovation Officer, Apex Supply Chain Technologies To truly innovate, to develop new things and not just incrementally improve existing products, you have to try things that may not, or should not, work. You have to think like… Read More The post Successful Innovation Programs Require a Culture of Lea...

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