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SFP launches Guide to Business Survival to support manufacturing businesses

SFP launches Guide to Business Survival to support manufacturing businesses

SFP, the restructuring and turnaround group, has published a new free Guide to Business Survival with easy to follow practical steps which includes a number of remedies to help manufacturing businesses navigate through the current crisis.

Jungheinrich's automated solution for the BLG Logistics Group

Jungheinrich's automated solution for the BLG Logistics Group

The BLG Logistics Group is investing in an Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) system from Jungheinrich at its Bremen site. Two ERC 213a automated trucks will take over the supply and disposal of materials for a coating line in the Bremen logistics centre, from which BLG provides comprehensive services for the automotive sector. The order represents the first automation project of this kind for BLG.

Transporeon launches Real Time Yard Management and partners with Peripass to offer enhanced Yard Management Solutions

Transporeon launches Real Time Yard Management and partners with Peripass to offer enhanced Yard Management Solutions

Transporeon, the European logistics platform, has moved one step closer to becoming real time in everything it does and has expanded its visibility solutions into Real-Time Yard Management. In addition, Transporeon has entered into a strategic partnership with Peripass to offer enhanced Yard Management Solutions.

As pressure grows on warehousing, fine tuning motion control will be key to deliver

As pressure grows on warehousing, fine tuning motion control will be key to deliver

In the wake of COVID-19, an increasing number of logistics professionals are considering new automation technologies in warehouses to improve efficiency and respond to market demands. However, improving control of existing systems is just as important. Stephen Hayes, managing director of industrial automation specialist Beckhoff UK, looks at technologies, old and new, that are driving warehouse efficiency.

Low odor ink delivers enhanced user and product experience, with better costs

Low odor ink delivers enhanced user and product experience, with better costs

A new alcohol-based ink, particularly aimed at the food industry, as well as fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) such as cosmetics, improves user experience, convenience and cost control, while still delivering excellent code quality.

WDT goes new ways to conquer supply chain complexity with Körber

WDT goes new ways to conquer supply chain complexity with Körber

WDT banks on the SAP implementation expertise of Körber for expanded business model

o9 Solutions Doubles Its Annual Revenue Bookings in 2020

o9 Solutions Doubles Its Annual Revenue Bookings in 2020

o9 Solutions Inc., a leading provider of Integrated Business Planning platforms for the digital transformation of enterprise-wide planning and decision-making capabilities, announced significant bookings growth during 2020.

Creating intelligence in the pharmaceutical supply chain.

Creating intelligence in the pharmaceutical supply chain.

Covid-19 is straining supply chains around the world, most notably those of pharmaceutical companies. Scarcity of raw materials upstream and overheated demand downstream cause disruptions. Control over their supply chain is a major challenge for all pharma companies today.

Community face coverings standard now available

Community face coverings standard now available

BSI, in its role as the UK’s National Standards Body, has published a new standard for community face coverings to help UK manufacturers, testing houses, retailers and consumers, to ensure single-use and re-usable face coverings are safe and fit for purpose.

Bakery supply chain equipment recoveries up 54% in second half of 2020

Bakery supply chain equipment recoveries up 54% in second half of 2020

Bakers Basco, the industry-wide bakery equipment solution set up by five of the UK’s largest plant bakers for transporting bread and morning goods, has reported a 54% increase in the number of Omega bread baskets recovered between the first half of 2020 compared to the second half of the year, according to latest figures.

Datalogic launches the new Skorpio X5, the most advanced key-based mobile computer

Datalogic launches the new Skorpio X5, the most advanced key-based mobile computer

Datalogic has launched Skorpio X5, described by the company as a new ultra-fast, high-performing key-based mobile computer featuring the largest multi-touch display in the Portable Data Terminal (PDT) market.

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