VARs and vendors say that the warehouse of the future will look very different than it does today, and it’s not too far off. In this special feature, VSR takes a look at how robotics, augmented reality, wearable technology, RFID 2.0, and integrated solutions are transforming the warehousing vertical, and how VARs can align themselves to the right solutions.
Things come in threes, and for VSR it’s a trio of new faces. Meet the publisher, group editor-in-chief and new website that are the new faces of VSR.
As new mobile or SaaS-based applications hit the market (and even the app stores), VARs are continually seeking to filter out the noise, and ISVs are looking to rise above the hype. Having strong VAR-ISV partnerships is essential to both parties. In this roundtable discussion, VSR talks to four software providers with mobile and SaaS experience about the impact of this dynamic on their own businesses, and how the right mobile and SaaS solutions can bring value to a VAR’s portfolio.
Using tablets and apps, smaller merchants can use TransFirst’s integrated suite to accept payment, manage inventory and track labor.
In its annual Q&A with the incoming chair of the RSPA, VSR caught up with Jim Roddy, president, Jameson Publishing. Roddy was passed the chairman’s gavel in August, and shares his take on channel trends and challenges with VSR.