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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.
Jul 31, 2008 Comments (0)
Theres no doubt about the growing impact and utility that holograms are having in the battle against counterfeiting
Jul 25, 2008 Comments (0)
Oracle has released a study, conducted by future trends consultancy The Future Laboratory, which highlights the vast transformation that sustainable business practices is unleashing on worldwide supply chains
Jul 16, 2008 Comments (0)
While manufacturers saw a modest improvement in their order books in June, the rise in prices of manufactured goods will continue
Jul 04, 2008 Comments (0)
Latest data from the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS) and Markit.
Jun 26, 2008 Comments (0)
For the past few years service-oriented architectures have been promoted as the panacea of the IT world, but cracksm are already beginning to appear
Jun 20, 2008 Comments (0)
Today, western manufacturing organisations are facing increasing pressure on many levels - the rising cost of oil, environmental concerns, soaring food prices and continual increases in global competition from Eastern Europe, India and China
Jun 12, 2008 Comments (0)
ERP remains a critically important component within any manufacturing or logistics organisations information armoury - but things are changing, and for the better!
Jun 04, 2008 Comments (0)
Business Process Outsourcing can prove invaluable to manufacturers and logistics organisations looking to enhance business and operational efficiencies and to reduce wastage
May 29, 2008 Comments (0)
Infor has released the findings of its latest research, which reveal that supply chain professionals are calling upon the UK Government to help reduce the industrys carbon footprint