Manufacturing, Logistics and Supply Chain articles

Manufacturing and Supply Chain IT articles comprising case studies, product information, opinion articles, reports, new contract wins, product launches, opinion from the trade associations, government departments, research analysts, the vendor community. These articles are about specific industry IT solutions and topics relating to how improvements and efficiency gains can be made by the use of information technology within supply chain applications.

All topics are covered in these articles which include ERP/MRP, Manufacturing Software, Advanced Planning, Demand Forecasting, Supply Chain Management, Warehouse Management Software, Automatic Identification/Datacapture, Voice-Directed Warehousing, Printing & LabellingTransport Management, Asset Management Software and Mobile Computing.

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BEC – Making the right connection

BEC – Making the right connection

At this year's M3 User Association UK Conference (M3UA UK), held at the Best Western Plus Meriden Manor Hotel in Solihull on 1 and 2 March, BEC (Systems Integration) Ltd., the UK-based supplier of data capture solutions for supply chain logistics and manufacturing, was the event's Diamond Sponsor, together with solutions partner Honeywell.

Advanced Supply Chains wins Decathlon contract

Advanced Supply Chains wins Decathlon contract

Logistics operator, Advanced Supply Chain Group (ASCG), has won a £1 million a year distribution services contract with sports retailer Decathlon.

Chemical products manufacturer optimises shipping processes with TimoCom

Chemical products manufacturer optimises shipping processes with TimoCom

Concrete has become an essential building material in modern life. Robust, long-lasting and versatile, the concrete and mortar admixtures are produced, among others, by Bauchemie Müller GmbH & Co. KG. Lars Laskowski, Logistics Manager of MC-Bauchemie, made the most of his visit to the TimoCom headquarters in January and explained the effort behind logistics to provide customers with their products.

Tesco UK selects Transporeon Group solution for inbound goods management at its UK distribution centres

Tesco UK selects Transporeon Group solution for inbound goods management at its UK distribution centres

Tesco UK signed a contract with the Transporeon Group for its retail division, Mercareon, to implement a cloud-based software-as-a-service solution for managing inbound logistics flows at all Tesco UK Distribution Centres.

Infor brews better business processes for Fuller's

Infor brews better business processes for Fuller's

Infor, provider of business applications specialized by industry and built for the cloud, has announced that Fuller, Smith and Turner P.L.C. (Fuller's), an independent British brewer with a portfolio of almost 400 pubs, has chosen Infor CloudSuite Food & Beverage as the basis of a radical business process transformation project to drive growth.

IoT enabling the experience-based retailer

IoT enabling the experience-based retailer

The Internet of Things (IoT) will be pivotal in shaping the experience-based retailer of the future, says Beecham Research in its new 'Internet of Retail Market Brief'.

Vanderlande to showcase Smart Item Robotics at ProMat 2017

Vanderlande to showcase Smart Item Robotics at ProMat 2017

Vanderlande will showcase its Smart Item Robotics (SIR) technology for the e-commerce market during ProMat 2017.

Government Office for Science to address transport challenges of the future at Microlise Transport Conference

Government Office for Science to address transport challenges of the future at Microlise Transport Conference

A senior UK policy maker, who supports the Government's Chief Scientific Adviser in providing advice directly to the Prime Minister, will speak at the Microlise Transport Conference on the 17 May.

DuPont Performance Materials announces high-performance materials for 3D printing

DuPont Performance Materials announces high-performance materials for 3D printing

DuPont Performance Materials has announced its participation in the 3D printing industry at the Additive Manufacturing Users Group Conference by showcasing high-performance materials in filament forms of DuPont Hytrel thermoplastic elastomers, DuPont Zytel nylons, and DuPont Surlyn ionomers.

Manufacturing SMEs optimistic about post brexit opportunities

Manufacturing SMEs optimistic about post brexit opportunities

Almost half of SMEs (49%) across the manufacturing sector have aspirations for growth over the next three months, compared with only 31% six months ago immediately after the EU referendum, according to the new quarterly research from Hitachi Capital's British Business Barometer.