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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.
Jan 21, 2010 Comments (0)
The concept of Dynamic pricing is still in the nascent stage for the Logistics Service Provider (LSP) industry. This article examines the relevancy and fitment of the concept to the LSPs.
Jan 11, 2010 Comments (0)
Manufacturing & Logistics IT spoke with Rajesh Krishnamurthy, Vice President, global head SAP Practice, Infosys Technologies, about Infosyss regime of constantly refining and reinvigorating its own knowledge pool in order to ensure it is best equipped to address the manifold business and operational needs of its worldwide customer base.
Jan 05, 2010 Comments (0)
The Forum of Private Business (FPB) is warning that the cost of a single day of employee absenteeism because of the freezing winter conditions could be at least 230 million.
Dec 17, 2009 Comments (0)
By applying some fundamental financial and supply chain concepts, a supply chain consultant can quickly and accurately identify THE most painful area in a clients supply chain.
Dec 15, 2009 Comments (0)
top ten tips for IT maintenance companies investing in vehicle tracking
Dec 10, 2009 Comments (0)
More and more companies are relying on some form of yard management system to bolster the last mile weakness in their supply chain. Identifying yard needs and the YMS system that can address those needs is crucial to improving supply chain performance.
Dec 10, 2009 Comments (0)
Logistics consultancy, Davies & Robson is encouraging logistics managers to adopt lean techniques in order to mitigate risk and manage cost in the extended supply chain.
Dec 03, 2009 Comments (0)
UK manufacturers are expecting business activity to rise over the coming year making them the most optimistic group across Europe.
Nov 26, 2009 Comments (0)
Exclusive new research has confirmed that Transport and Logistics Service Providers have had to implement cost saving measures and make operational efficiencies in response to the economic climate.