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Manage ‘Brexcess inventory’ efficiently with a WMS

Manage ‘Brexcess inventory’ efficiently with a WMS

By Eric Carter, Solutions Architect, Indigo Software.

Anything could happen between now and 31st October, which might explain why so many companies are still unprepared for Brexit in whatever form it ultimately takes.

Fiege installs LFS.wms for food

Fiege installs LFS.wms for food

The Fiege Group has been handling the logistics activities of a large, global food manufacturer at its multi-user site in Rangsdorf since 1991. 3,000 to 4,000 pallets leave the 48,000 m2 distribution center every day.

Taking Your Small Business Online: What Security You Need in Place

Taking Your Small Business Online: What Security You Need in Place

By Steve Conway, freelance writer.

E-commerce allows businesses of different sizes to connect with potential customers directly. It allows even small businesses to generate thousands – if not millions – in sales, even when there are big enterprises operating in the same market.

Inappropriate behaviour at work is costing manufacturing workers their jobs, according to CV-Library findings

Inappropriate behaviour at work is costing manufacturing workers their jobs, according to CV-Library findings

New research from CV-Library, the UK independent job board, reveals that 51.2% of manufacturing employers have experienced inappropriate behaviour from their employees in the workplace, with 45% having to fire someone as a result.

3 million UK SMEs at ‘high risk’ of losing data through bad backup practices

3 million UK SMEs at ‘high risk’ of losing data through bad backup practices

Almost three million small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) in the UK are at ‘high risk' of losing valuable commercial information by failing to back up their data or storing electronic copies in the same location as the original information, according to a new study by Beaming, the business ISP.

InnuScience takes the lead with its IoT product monitoring system

InnuScience takes the lead with its IoT product monitoring system

Eco-friendly InnuScience believes it is the first cleaning product manufacturer in the UK to launch an Internet of Things (IoT) based product monitoring system.

French deli brand Fleury Michon slices stock with FuturMaster technology

French deli brand Fleury Michon slices stock with FuturMaster technology

Fleury Michon, one of France’s leading food suppliers to supermarkets, healthcare facilities and airlines, has implemented forecasting technology from FuturMaster to help anticipate future demand and the daily production requirements for its cold meats, ready meals and snacks.

Gartner identifies 5 actions to optimise logistics costs from within the organisation

Gartner identifies 5 actions to optimise logistics costs from within the organisation

Given that logistics leaders face pressure from their stakeholders to optimise logistics costs while maintaining service and performance levels, Gartner, Inc. has identified five actions to achieve cost optimisation from within the organisation.

SnapFulfil gives Vax a tidy profit in D2C sector

SnapFulfil gives Vax a tidy profit in D2C sector

Global floorcare company Vax is enjoying huge growth in its ‘direct to consumer’ ecommerce channel, because of very low overheads and bigger margins.

£2million fund to boost productivity and tackle late payments

£2million fund to boost productivity and tackle late payments

The Government is giving £2million to projects to test innovative ways for SMEs to be more productive through accountancy and HR management technology.

Where are all the women? Warehouse management needs you

Where are all the women? Warehouse management needs you

The news that UKWA (United Kingdom Warehousing Association) has appointed a new female Board Chair, Nicola Ridges-Jones, who understands the contribution the supply chain and logistics industry makes to online business, represents a huge win on many levels.  It sends a very powerful message to young people everywhere but especially to women, highlighting the career potential of the industry and its many opportunities.

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