Keep your supply chain in focus

The gift of visibility
TECSYS Inc.‘s PointForce Enterprise 6.0 software is designed for small to mid-sized giftware and import-to-retail distributors and allows management of a supply chain that includes products, suppliers, consumers and retailers. Along with TECSYS’ iTopia, the company’s supply chain visibility application, PointForce Enterprise 6.0 gives businesses visibility into, and access to, relevant information for better decision-making. Some of the product capabilities include: advanced order management, purchasing, forecasting and product management, warehouse management, integrated customer service tools, integrated EDI, an integrated accounting suite and integrated e-commerce.

Bundled tracking
The TELUS Fleet Tracking Bundle is a real-time tracking solution that uses GPS modems installed in vehicles. It provides companies of all sizes with the ability to track their mobile assets using the TELUS 1X wireless data network across North America. Whether for short- or long-haul trucking, service/delivery vehicles or couriers, GPS optimizes route scheduling and the bundle is designed to reduce fuel consumption and enhance customer service. TELUS’s Fleet Tracking Bundle components include: a TELUS wireless data plan, Fleet Complete GPS software from Complete Innovations and a GPS modem, installed by Best Buy Canada or a certified TELUS dealer.

Going universal
The Universal Integration Engine (UIE), from eBRIDGE Software uses XML technology to improve the method in which data integration is achieved with financial and enterprise systems. Designed with the ability to accommodate any integration scenario, the UIE utilizes soft-coded scripts to connect with financial and enterprise systems and to process XML documents. Scripts are written with user-friendly translations of XML schema elements. These translations allow for straightforward script creation by preventing the need to access the full complex XML schema structure.

Improving your images
To better meet the needs of office imaging customers, Canon Canada Inc. is offering two new colour and one monochrome desktop Laser Beam Printers (LBP) under the imageRUNNER brand name. The Color imageRUNNER LBP5960 operates at up to 30 pages-per-minute (ppm) for both colour and black and white, while the Color imageRUNNER LBP5360 operates at up to 22 ppm for both colour and black and white output for letter-sized media. The monochrome imageRUNNER LBP3460 operates at up to 35 ppm for letter-sized black-and-white output. All three single function LBP devices incorporate expanded memory capacities to provide high-speed image processing of data, up to 384MB RAM for Color imageRUNNER LBP5960/5360 and up to 320MB RAM for the imageRUNNER LBP3460.

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