Manufacturing, Logistics and Supply Chain articles

Manufacturing and Supply Chain IT articles comprising case studies, product information, opinion articles, reports, new contract wins, product launches, opinion from the trade associations, government departments, research analysts, the vendor community. These articles are about specific industry IT solutions and topics relating to how improvements and efficiency gains can be made by the use of information technology within supply chain applications.

All topics are covered in these articles which include ERP/MRP, Manufacturing Software, Advanced Planning, Demand Forecasting, Supply Chain Management, Warehouse Management Software, Automatic Identification/Datacapture, Voice-Directed Warehousing, Printing & LabellingTransport Management, Asset Management Software and Mobile Computing.

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Managing customer information to gain a competitive advantage

Managing customer information to gain a competitive advantage

By Ben Rund, Senior Director Product Marketing PIM & Procurement, Informatica.

Customers are buying products from retailers in a multitude of ways including in store, online, mobile sites and via apps. This is creating a large amount of data that retailers must use if they want to create a more personalised shopping experience for the modern day consumer.

Getting the stamp of approval

Getting the stamp of approval

Jeff Taylor, sales director transport & logistics EMEIA, Honeywell Scanning and Mobility, provides advice on how to choose the right technology package for an optimised delivery process.

Sato launches the CL4NX series of truly universal industrial thermal barcode printers

Sato launches the CL4NX series of truly universal industrial thermal barcode printers

Sato, the barcode printing, labelling, and EPC/RFID solutions provider, recently launched the CL4NX series of industrial thermal barcode printers, capitalising on its 33 years of development as a pioneer in thermal barcode printing since 1981.

Thinking ahead - demand & supply chain planning

Thinking ahead - demand & supply chain planning

Manufacturing & Logistics IT spoke with Ariel Weil, general manager of DynaSys, about the company's 29 years of experience in providing integrated and collaborative planning solutions, and the benefits of being part of the QAD group of companies.

A to Z Couriers saves over £0.5m annually with ACI

A to Z Couriers saves over £0.5m annually with ACI

IT systems have a big impact on productivity and cost efficiency within any transportation provider.

Dakota becomes UK Platinum Motion Valued Partner

Dakota becomes UK Platinum Motion Valued Partner

Motion Computing, the global provider of rugged mobile technology solutions, has announced that reseller and systems integrator Dakota Integrated Solutions has become a UK Platinum partner on the Motion Valued Partner (MVP) programme.

Will population growth require transport providers to hone green credentials?

Will population growth require transport providers to hone green credentials?

By David Upton, managing director, DA Systems Ltd.

Within the next 15 years, London's population is tipped to exceed 10 million people, making it the most heavily populated city in Europe after Moscow. It's already very busy and transportation management technology will inevitably play an essential role in cutting the impact the logistics operations inevitably have on the environment.

Meet at the dock – new service for dynamic optimisation of the supply chain

Meet at the dock – new service for dynamic optimisation of the supply chain

The Cloud-based service PTV Drive&Arrive provides every link in the logistical supply chain with the estimated time of arrival (ETA) of transport in real-time, allowing them to react immediately.

BSH Group improves transport transparency and tendering processes with Transporeon

BSH Group improves transport transparency and tendering processes with Transporeon

BSH Group, manufacturer of domestic equipment, has strongly improved its transportation tendering and planning processes. Increased transparency, due to better data accuracy, has led to both cost savings and a reduction of the administration workload.

Covering all bases- transport management

Covering all bases- transport management

With Transwide solutions, the Paul Hartmann Group strives towards excellence in the way it manages its inbound and inter-company logistics in Europe.

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