Critical Issues Manufacturing/Supply Chain
Critical issues are thought provoking articles relating to strategy, legislation, technology, best practice and some of the most challenging business topics in the world of manufacturing and supply chain information technology. The articles in this section have been contributed by leading vendors, industry leaders, research analysts, trade associations and consultancies.
This collection of articles cover a variety of topics relating to the manufacturing, warehousing, logistics, transportation and distribution marketplace across Europe. They look at market trends, improvements in technology and some thought provoking comment on all aspects of optimising and improving efficiencies throughout the supply chain from raw material to finished product.
Other important topics covered in this section concern Health and Safety in Logistics with articles from the Health & Safety Executive (HSE).Taxation, government policy, climate change, recruitment and training schemes are all covered, as well as educational opportunities at various UK logistics educational facilities such at Cranfield University.
Aug 24, 2010 Comments (0)
UK manufacturers saw demand for their goods continue to improve in August, as overseas orders returned to normal levels, according to the CBI.
Aug 19, 2010 Comments (0)
A survey conducted by Pierre Audoin Consultants (PAC) in Germany Austria and Switzerland has shown that nearly 50 per cent of companies interviewed plan to increase their spend on CRM and ERP software.
Aug 10, 2010 Comments (0)
There are many vendors claiming to enhance supply chain visibility, but not all products will advance an organization's goals. This expert e-book from TechTarget & Management Dynamics defines the supply chain visibility challenge and provides an overview of the different types SCM technologies and solutions available.
Jul 21, 2010 Comments (0)
A new report from AMR Research produced in collaboration with RedPrairie Corporation reveals the main challenges facing supply chains are managing external factors, such as the global economic crisis, and addressing green issues.
Jul 12, 2010 Comments (0)
New research from GE Capital highlights that the vast majority (87%) of businesses in the manufacturing sector do nothing to encourage staff to eat healthily or facilitate and support their exercise efforts.
Jun 22, 2010 Comments (0)
Overall demand for UK manufactured goods weakened a little in June, after a significant improvement in May, but total order book levels are still close to their long-term average, the CBI has announced.
Jun 22, 2010 Comments (0)
Survey reveals that, while the rest of the workforce may skive to watch the World Cup, its the IT Team that can be relied on in a crisis.
Jun 14, 2010 Comments (0)
The past twenty years has seen the information technology and professional services industries as the be all and end all of great British business.
Jun 10, 2010 Comments (0)
Following on from our Cloud computing report in the March edition, Manufacturing & Logistics IT spoke with a number of leading industry spokespeople about Software as a Service; a software deployment model that is stimulating accelerating interest within the business-to-business software solutions space.