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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Manufacturing & Logistics IT - December 2017 Reference Annual

Manufacturing & Logistics IT - December 2017 Reference Annual

The December 2017 Reference Annual edition of Manufacturing & Logistics IT features a Special Technology Report on Big Data Analytics

For this report, we spoke with a number of experts from the vendor and analyst communities about recent developments within this fascinating technology space.

In addition, this edition of Manufacturing & Logistics IT features a round-up of other exclusive Special Technology Reports from 2017.

ThinCats and Hennik Edge to accelerate growth of UK manufacturing with £100m of funding

ThinCats and Hennik Edge to accelerate growth of UK manufacturing with £100m of funding

ThinCats, the alternative finance specialist, is making £100m available to fund and support dynamic manufacturing businesses across the UK, and help take them to the next level of growth.

Why forecasting is damaging your business

Why forecasting is damaging your business

The science of supply and demand is not always as clear cut as it may seem at first glance. The system of traditional forecasting is broken, and the only way to fix it is to replace it.

Truck empty-running the target of new collaborative research initiative

Truck empty-running the target of new collaborative research initiative

Work has started on FreightShare Lab (FSL), a new collaborative research project focused on tackling the transport inefficiencies associated with empty and partially laden truck-running. UK Government statistics, released in October, indicate that over 30% of all truck journeys are made when trucks are empty (i.e. without a load being carried).

GateHouse Logistics releases upgraded road theft tool

GateHouse Logistics releases upgraded road theft tool

Logistics data unifier and aggregator, GateHouse Logistics A/S, has released an updated version of its ghSecure module to help shippers to better combat high-value road theft. ghSecure is a further module of the firm's ghTrack platform for the connected supply chain.

Accelerate manufacturing innovation with secure access controls

Accelerate manufacturing innovation with secure access controls

By Stuart Facey, VP EMEA, Bomgar.

Manufacturing is going through a technological resurgence that is transforming the modern factory. Today we are seeing data-driven factories, with an unstoppable integration of connected systems and devices.

Predictive Asset Maintenance: The business benefits – and how to prove them

Predictive Asset Maintenance: The business benefits – and how to prove them

By Marat Otarov, Data Scientist, Think Big Analytics

In today's digital landscape, asset management systems are becoming increasingly sophisticated, introducing new data sources and a data-driven approach: weather data, asset information and sensor data from equipment can be integrated and fed to machine learning algorithms to predict and prevent failures and disruptions.

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