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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Bridging the complexity gap

Bridging the complexity gap

By Stephen Hardy, Managing Director, FPX Ltd.

The business-to-business (B2B) sales ecosystem is an inherently complex space which presents challenges to manufacturers. Regardless of what you sell, how you sell it, and who you're selling to, there are numerous obstacles to ensuring the right product gets to the right customer at the right price via the customer's preferred channel.

The Cloud offers distributors a silver lining for managing product information

The Cloud offers distributors a silver lining for managing product information

By Colin Wells, Pimberly.

Consumers have more choice and make greater demands than ever before. More products, more channels through which to buy them, more ways to take delivery. But as distributors, more choice means more complexity and more data to manage.

Aviall signs multi-year consumables and expendables parts supply chain programme agreement with Etihad Airways Engineering

Aviall signs multi-year consumables and expendables parts supply chain programme agreement with Etihad Airways Engineering

Boeing has announced, through its subsidiary Aviall, a multi-year consumables and expendables aircraft parts supply chain programme agreement with Etihad Airways Engineering.

Partnership with Kellton Tech further empowers BEC's SAP and S/4 HANA capabilities

Partnership with Kellton Tech further empowers BEC's SAP and S/4 HANA capabilities

BEC (Systems Integration) Ltd, a leading provider of automated data capture and voice solutions for use within the supply chain, logistics and manufacturing industries, has formed a partnership with Kellton Tech, a global leader in digital transformation with a strong expertise in enterprise solutions.

Maxoptra partners TomTom at new commercial vehicle event

Maxoptra partners TomTom at new commercial vehicle event

Route planning and scheduling software specialist, Maxoptra, is one of a small number of specially selected partners joining forces with TomTom Telematics at the newly launched 'Let's Explore: LCV Fleet 2017' event, which takes place on the 4th July at The Vox, Resorts World, Birmingham.

Supply chain solution provider FuturMaster appoints new sales execs in Europe

Supply chain solution provider FuturMaster appoints new sales execs in Europe

FuturMaster, the supply chain solution provider that helps a number of major food, retail and manufacturing companies with demand forecasting and streamlining production and supply, continues its international expansion with the opening of a new Northern Europe operation, located in Rotterdam in the Netherlands.

MTB-3097 – 9.7" tablet PC for fleet management

MTB-3097 – 9.7" tablet PC for fleet management

Midas Touch's MTB-3097, a 9.7" windows tablet PC – with the power of an Intel Bay Trail 2930N or Intel Core i5/i7 processor – is designed specifically for fleet management.

EEF Chief Executive receives CBE for services to industry

EEF Chief Executive receives CBE for services to industry

EEF, the manufacturers' organisation has announced that its Chief Executive, Terry Scuoler, has been made a Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the Queen's birthday honours.

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