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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Egress Software Technologies receives Enterprise-Ready Rating from the Skyhigh CloudTrust Programme

Egress Software Technologies receives Enterprise-Ready Rating from the Skyhigh CloudTrust Programme

Egress Software Technologies Inc. has announced that its encryption services platform, Egress Switch, has been awarded the highest level Skyhigh CloudTrust rating of Enterprise-Ready.

TmaxSoft makes rapid expansion into global markets

TmaxSoft makes rapid expansion into global markets

TmaxSoft, a specialist in middleware and enterprise IT infrastructure, has announced a stream of new business initiatives designed to harness its rapid growth in the middleware and DBMS market as it continues its aim to directly challenge Oracle.

Spirit helps Nature Delivered streamline its operations

Spirit helps Nature Delivered streamline its operations

In any large manufacturing or logistics operation in which countless repetitive tasks are taking place, a small increase in speed can lead to large time and cost savings. A prime example is Nature Delivered, which sourced a range of different barcode scanners recently, with the help of Spirit Data Capture Limited.

The future of the warehouse

The future of the warehouse

By Darrel Williams, Regional Director, Northern Europe and South Africa, Vocollect by Honeywell.

As online shopping and demand for services such as 'click – and – collect' continue to increase, retailers and other warehousing and distribution businesses will need to adapt to the shifting landscape. According to figures from eMarketer, B2C worldwide e-commerce sales will reach $1.471 trillion in 2014 – an increase of 20% over the previous year.

The Different Dairy Company turns to FuturMaster Demand and Supply Planning to drive business growth

The Different Dairy Company turns to FuturMaster Demand and Supply Planning to drive business growth

The Different Dairy Company, having acquired a new business increasing the company's number of SKUs dramatically, anticipated the need for a new planning system which could cater for its supply chains' increasing complexity.

Creating intelligent supply chains

Creating intelligent supply chains

Mark Morley, Industry Marketing Director for Manufacturing at OpenText, looks at how the Internet of Things (IoT) has the potential to become one of the most disruptive technologies to impact future supply chains.

Logility issued patent for Advanced Supply Chain Planning functionality

Logility issued patent for Advanced Supply Chain Planning functionality

Logility, Inc., provider of collaborative supply chain optimisation and advanced retail planning solutions, has announced it was issued Patent No. US 8,768,790 B2 entitled "Product-Family Inventory Replenishment System Using A Composite Product Mix Framework" by the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Fuelling the engine for growth

Fuelling the engine for growth

Despite the recent slowdown in UK manufacturing activity, from 53.3 on the Markit/CIPS Purchasing Managers' Index in November to 52.5 in December, 2014 was still a strong year for British manufacturing.

Ted Baker selects Centric Software Product Lifecycle Management

Ted Baker selects Centric Software Product Lifecycle Management

Ted Baker, the UK fashion company, has selected Centric Software to provide its product lifecycle management (PLM) software.

Nutriculture Ltd eradicates slow manual processes with ERP solution from Azzure IT

Nutriculture Ltd eradicates slow manual processes with ERP solution from Azzure IT

Lancashire-based Nutriculture Ltd, the wholesale plastic manufacturer for the hydroponics industry, has replaced manual processes and improved efficiency with the help of a fully integrated Microsoft Dynamics NAV ERP solution, from Azzure IT.

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