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Kiwi Facilities Boosts Productivity with BigChange Mobile Workforce Tech

Kiwi Facilities Boosts Productivity with BigChange Mobile Workforce Tech

Facilities maintenance company Kiwi FM has increased productivity by 20 percent since it introduced mobile workforce management technology from BigChange.

Brexit red tape is creating a sticky mess at borders, says ParcelHero

Brexit red tape is creating a sticky mess at borders, says ParcelHero

Brexit bureaucracy is now creating delays and pushing up costs, says international delivery expert ParcelHero. It says up to 20% of parcels and trucks are being stopped at some borders.

Wetter.com and Tesisquare collaborate for weather-driven supply chain efficiency

Wetter.com and Tesisquare collaborate for weather-driven supply chain efficiency

The collaboration between wetter.com and Tesisquare offers B2X supply chain digital solutions with weather data, expertise and forecasting algorithms.

New MERICS China Forecast Survey: Stability and self-reliance in China, entrenched competition with the US and a mixed bag for EU-China relations

New MERICS China Forecast Survey: Stability and self-reliance in China, entrenched competition with the US and a mixed bag for EU-China relations

How will Chinese domestic politics evolve in the year of the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) 100th anniversary? Which issues are keeping Beijing up at night, and which new trends will define Sino-European relations going forward? To shed some light on these issues, MERICS conducted a survey of some 170 European China experts and roughly 1,000 members of the wider international public in December and early January.

Mark of efficiency - Printing & Labelling Special Technology Report

Mark of efficiency - Printing & Labelling Special Technology Report

Manufacturing & Logistics IT Chief Editor, Ed Holden, spoke with leading analysts and vendors about the current state of play within the printing & labelling technology arena, what potential benefits are afforded to the user by ongoing technological development and what lies ahead.

Covering all bases for customers’ printing and labelling needs

Covering all bases for customers’ printing and labelling needs

Manufacturing & Logistics IT spoke with Karen Peacock, head of print solutions, Dakota Integrated Solutions, about the company’s printing and labelling solutions offerings, together with its extensive customer support packages designed to help users remain fully operational, productive and profitable.

2021 will be about maximising the e-commerce experience

2021 will be about maximising the e-commerce experience

Warehouse management technology provider, SnapFulfil, is forecasting a new fulfilment year where companies still focused on retail locations and outlets will have to be nimble enough to grow e-commerce operations if they are to survive.

What does the future hold for retailers?

What does the future hold for retailers?

Shopping habits are changing, and retailers are doing an exceptional job at keeping up and adjusting their business models with the help of technology to meet these ever-changing shifts. With many high streets still struggling but the desire to shop local remaining strong, retailers are looking at a very different future than they would have imagined this time last year.

Updated Historian software from Rockwell Automation offers faster, more secure data access

Updated Historian software from Rockwell Automation offers faster, more secure data access

Production workers can now more quickly access the data they need using the FactoryTalk Historian Site Edition (SE) software from Rockwell Automation. According to Rockwell, the new enhancements make it the most reliable and secure release of the software to date.

IT innovation; you’re only scratching the surface

IT innovation; you’re only scratching the surface

By Rafael Funes, creator and executive chairman, LOVIS.

The Covid-19 pandemic has been a catalyst for change. We’ve had to become more resourceful, innovative and adaptive and going forward, only businesses with foresight and an ability to respond quickly to evolving situations will thrive.

Logistics UK launches Skills and Employment Report 2020

Logistics UK launches Skills and Employment Report 2020

A new report from Logistics UK, the business group representing the industry that is at the heart of the UK’s economy, has highlighted the severe impact Brexit and the COVID-19 pandemic is having on the sector’s underlying skills shortage.

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