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

 

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Psion Teklogix appoints BEC (Systems Integration) Ltd as new Premier Partner in Auto ID

Psion Teklogix, a global leader in mobile computing, today announces that BEC (Systems Integration) Ltd, specialists in data capture and RFID, have been selected to join its exclusive Premier Partnership programme.

JOURNEY COMPLETE FOR LOGISTICS GRADUATES

JOURNEY COMPLETE FOR LOGISTICS GRADUATES

The Humber Institute of Food & Fisheries was delighted to announce that the first group of Logistics Management Foundation Degree students had successfully completed their three-year part-time programme

A day in the life of a logistics manager...

A day in the life of a logistics manager...

...Coordinating activities valued at EURO 1.6 billion

YORKSHIRE FORWARD INVESTS 6.5M IN 'FACTORY OF THE FUTURE'

Yorkshire Forward has invested 6.50 million to build a 'Factory of the Future', as part of the second phase of development of the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre with Boeing located at the Advanced Manufacturing Park in Waverley, Rotherham

Critical components: What you need to know about product traceability

Critical components: What you need to know about product traceability

Food and beverage companies face intense competition and extremely tight margins in the manufacture and distribution of their products...article by Marcus Bennett (pictured right) and Hugh Murphy (pictured left), 3M Supply Chain Solutions

The voice on a hand held bandwagon gathers speed

The voice on a hand held bandwagon gathers speed

Caveat emptor! Let the buyer beware says VoiteQ, a leading supplier of of voice-directed supply chain solutions. David Stanhope, the company's CEO speaks out.

Concerning the food and beverage supply chain...

Concerning the food and beverage supply chain...

Allen Scott, Manhattan Associates, looks at some of the supply chain challenges facing the food and drinks industry and offers some solutions.

Configured for success

Configured for success

How much simpler the days when you could limit choice according to supply for mass produced goods...

Enterprise IT budget increases signal continued recovery of the global IT market

IT budgets have grown in 2006 and further growth is expected in 2007

SMEs love the trade press when it comes to IT

WStore survey reveals lack of trust in manufacturer website info