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Rise of the Cloud

The October 2017 edition of Manufacturing & Logistics IT features a Special Technology Report on WMS and Voice picking. .

Artificial intelligence: When machines learn how to learn

Artificial intelligence (AI) is progressing rapidly, with particular momentum in the logistics sector. A look at how self-learning algorithms are revolutionising planning processes and controlling machines – and where the boundaries lie (for now).

Five reasons why retailers are adopting on-demand delivery

We live in the “now economy” where consumers expect fast flexible delivery options. Consumers want the choice to have on-demand delivery and receive their products within the hour. Here are five reason why retailers are adopting on-demand delivery.

Why your Manufacturing company needs an Inbound Marketing Strategy

Inbound marketing could be the perfect fit for your manufacturing company. This seven-step guide will help you to implement an inbound marketing strategy on your own.

Attention traders: UCC check-point, benefit, burden, and deadlines

It’s been just over a year since the Union Customs Code (UCC) came into force. It’s been rather quiet since then – what’s the latest? And what impact does it have on everyday business?

Brexit studies confirm urgent need for action to modernise global trade and logistics processes

What is the impact of Brexit and digitisation on the existing skills shortage in global trade and logistics? How are your company and your supply chain prepared for it? The pressure for UK businesses is on to reassess their priorities.

Don’t move; improve!

While the industry trend is moving towards more digital solutions sometimes it pays to look after the devices you have while you decide on the best strategy for business.

Benefits of broker integration and centralised clearance under the Union Customs Code

Do you handle your customs processes in-house or are they outsourced? What’s your current volume of EU shipments versus exports? Have you integrated your brokers? Do you reap the benefits of centralised clearance under the Union Customs Code?

All You Need to Know About Performance Management without Ratings

The ideal approach to provide employees feedback by ranking their performance on a scale of 1 to 5 is obsolete. After all, what does it truly mean to tell somebody that they rated 5 for their performance at the end of the year?

Smartening up goods in

More needs to be done to streamline and improve processes around inventory control and management as it's costing both time and money.

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