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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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.

Ireland's Supply Chain Security to lead agenda at The National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference

Ireland's Supply Chain Security to lead agenda at The National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference

The National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference, the largest gathering of manufacturing and supply chain professionals, takes place on the 31st January in the Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin with a focus on sustainability, brexit, manufacturing, renewable energy, procurement, recycling and more.

Peoplevox e-book offers free guidance to hard-pressed e-commerce retailers

Peoplevox e-book offers free guidance to hard-pressed e-commerce retailers

Peoplevox, the e-commerce warehouse and fulfilment software specialist, has announced the availability of 'The Practical Guide to Scaling your Warehouse'.

New Solution appoints Diecut Global as official UK dealer for the NS Multi digital printer for corrugated packaging and board

New Solution appoints Diecut Global as official UK dealer for the NS Multi digital printer for corrugated packaging and board

European digital printer manufacturer New Solution has appointed Diecut Global as an official dealer for its New Solution Multi printer aimed at the corrugated, retail and packaging markets.

Product recall risks growing in size and number, as technology drives new triggers, warns Allianz

Product recall risks growing in size and number, as technology drives new triggers, warns Allianz

A faulty pedal causes a car to inadvertently accelerate. An outbreak of contaminated peanuts results in a 25% industry-wide reduction in sales.

Blis introduces Smart Trends, a consumer behavioural analytics tool powered by movement data

Blis introduces Smart Trends, a consumer behavioural analytics tool powered by movement data

Blis, developer of advanced location data technology, has announced the beta launch of Smart Trends, a new analytics tool that allows marketers to analyse consumer behaviour, from audience profiling, to exposure, to attribution, by capturing and activating mobile movement data.

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