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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10 ways to make your warehouse more efficient

10 ways to make your warehouse more efficient

An infographic by Peoplevox.

By analysing the orders you receive throughout the course of a year, you can identify trends that will help you to position your stock more effectively.

Retailer Alert: the EU data privacy landscape has already changed

Retailer Alert: the EU data privacy landscape has already changed

With less than a year to go before organisations which process, use or exchange consumers' personal data within the EU need to comply with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), eCommerce systems integrator Tryzens has highlighted how this new directive will impact retailers, and what key steps brands will need to take to mitigate the impact when the regulation becomes enforced from 25th May 2018.

Qualtrics launches 'Qualtrics Pulse'

Qualtrics launches 'Qualtrics Pulse'

Qualtrics has announced that two-thirds of U.K. workers are currently satisfied in their jobs and 13% say they are 'extremely satisfied', according to the Qualtrics Pulse – a new 2017 benchmark of how engaged today's employees feel within their work environments.

Loss prevention devices for high-end, interactive consumer electronics

Loss prevention devices for high-end, interactive consumer electronics

For retailers of high end consumer electronics such as smartphones, tablets, e-readers, drones, digital cameras, and fitness watches, the customer's retail experience can be just as important as loss prevention.

New E-commerce fulfilment survey finds evidence of retailer growing pains

New E-commerce fulfilment survey finds evidence of retailer growing pains

Business is booming for e-commerce retailers according to a new global market study announced by Peoplevox, a leading expert e-commerce Warehouse Management System (WMS) provider.

Cyber security training must reflect real risks

Cyber security training must reflect real risks

The Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP) – the not-for-profit body that represents information security professionals – is warning companies to invest wisely in cyber security training services with an eye on quality and real benefits.

Retailer Alert: the EU data privacy landscape has already changed

Retailer Alert: the EU data privacy landscape has already changed

With less than a year to go before organisations which process, use or exchange consumers' personal data within the EU need to comply with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), eCommerce systems integrator Tryzens has highlighted how this new directive will impact retailers, and what key steps brands will need to take to mitigate the impact when the regulation becomes enforced from 25th May 2018.

Why success in retail is all about sharing

Why success in retail is all about sharing

By George Smyth, Director R&D, Rocket Software.

Artificial Intelligence? Virtual Reality? Robots? During the past five years, all three of these innovations have been named as the technology to shape the future of the retail industry. However, in reality, the industry is already in the midst of a transformation; and it's all about the data.

October 2017 Special Technology Report: WMS / Voice Directed Picking

October 2017 Special Technology Report: WMS / Voice Directed Picking

The October 2017 edition of Manufacturing & Logistics IT will feature an in-depth special report on WMS/ Voice Directed Picking.

Are you geared up for an export drive?

Are you geared up for an export drive?

Arno Ham, Chief Product Officer at Sana Commerce, discusses the impact that e-commerce can have in supporting international growth.