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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Legacy infrastructure holding back digital transformation of consumer goods supply chain

Legacy infrastructure holding back digital transformation of consumer goods supply chain

Struggles with the complexity of legacy systems are preventing consumer goods companies from achieving digital supply chain maturity and realising the benefits of end-to-end visibility and real-time access to data, according to research by EVRYTHNG, the Internet of Things Smart Products Platform.

Sustainable supply chains have never been more important

Sustainable supply chains have never been more important

By Nigel Crunden, business specialist at business solutions provider Office Depot.

With an ever-growing number of consumers favouring companies that demonstrate a commitment to adopting an eco-friendly approach, businesses that take steps to reduce their environmental impact stand to gain significant reputational benefits.

58% of business leaders prioritise trade for Brexit negotiations

58% of business leaders prioritise trade for Brexit negotiations

MarketInvoice, the business finance company, conducted a wide ranging survey1 of UK businesses, seeking their views on Brexit, the role of Government and finance.

Collaboration between Log-hub and 3SC to realise cost savings in the supply chain based on new Indian tax regime (GST)

Collaboration between Log-hub and 3SC to realise cost savings in the supply chain based on new Indian tax regime (GST)

The digital B2B marketplace for warehousing, Log-hub AG from Switzerland, and the Indian Supply Chain specialist 3SC are now collaborating on the Indian market. Both companies are technology based and offer advanced analytics based transportation and warehousing solutions.

Extreme sports retailer conquers warehousing challenges with Snapfulfil

Extreme sports retailer conquers warehousing challenges with Snapfulfil

Online action sports retailer, Freestyle Xtreme, has implemented the Snapfulfil cloud warehouse management system to drive efficiencies in its global fulfilment operation.

Boeing and Dassault Systèmes announce extended partnership

Boeing and Dassault Systèmes announce extended partnership

Dassault Systèmes and Boeing have extended their partnership. Boeing will expand its deployment of Dassault Systèmes' products across its commercial aviation, space and defense programs to include the Dassault Systèmes 3DEXPERIENCE platform.