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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Efficiency in motion

Zebra is well known for its industrial printers. The companys products are found in many different environments where rugged print solutions are key to efficient operations. The company is also producing innovative mobile printing technology and the following story spells out how the company itself makes use of this development for improving its distribution centre operations in Preston, UK.

Negotiating Successfully

This is the alleged transcript of an actual radio conversation between a US naval ship and a Canadian maritime contact off the coast of Newfoundland in October 1995.

Avoiding RFID stalemate how can manufacturers play to win?

Avoiding RFID stalemate  how can manufacturers play to win?

Steve Baxter, managing director of Ross Systems UK, looks at the RFID issues affecting the supply chain.

Want to get the benefits of Voice Picking without replacing your existing WMS? Read on!

Want to get the benefits of Voice Picking without replacing your existing WMS? Read on!

Many people are probably in the dark as to how simple it is to implement this voice technology into an existing warehouse management system (WMS).

End of the road for supply chain cost control, says latest survey from A.T. Kearney and ELA

A major European survey of the supply chain and logistics industry paints a picture of rising costs, heightened uncertainty and increased competition in the industry.

Agilisys Acquires NxTrend, a Leading Supplier of Enterprise Solutions to the Distribution Industry

Agilisys Inc., a leading supplier of enterprise software solutions to select manufacturing and wholesale distribution industries, is pleased to announce that it has acquired NxTrend.

Aldata unveils technology for the next generation supply chain

ALDATA Solution, one of the leading providers of software solutions for the global retail industry, announces the latest evolution of its G.O.L.D. supply chain management software application, Version 5.

T Quality opts for BCPs Accord solution

Foodservice wholesaler, T Quality, is investing in an 80 user Accord system from supply chain solutions specialist, Business Computer Projects Ltd (BCP), for its 11 depots throughout the country.

Lilly Software delivers executive information Anywhere, Anytime with wireless VISUAL Mobile solution

VISUAL Mobile allows users to access high-level summary information from the companys VISUAL Enterprise ERP system using handheld PCs and wireless devices.

Orvec International selects an ERP system incorporating a product configurator from Lilly Software Associates

A product configurator, part of a fully integrated Lilly Software enterprise resource planning (ERP) system, will play a key role in helping a British manufacturer, Orvec International, to streamline sales quotation, sales order processing (SOP) and delivery of finished goods.

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