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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FTA Multimodal 2016 award nominations open as John Sergeant named host

FTA Multimodal 2016 award nominations open as John Sergeant named host

Nominations for the FTA Multimodal 2016 awards are now open, featuring five new categories to reward best in class across all modes.

74% of shoppers believe in-store technology will improve Black Friday, research shows

74% of shoppers believe in-store technology will improve Black Friday, research shows

Almost three-quarters of in-store shoppers (74%) believe the use of technology such as smartphones, touch-screen kiosks and contactless payment terminals will make shopping on Black Friday a better experience by providing information and discounts along with quicker and more personalised service.

Prêt à porter, if the logistics are right

Prêt à porter, if the logistics are right

The short-lived fashion world places high demands on logistics. FashionPartner Group, textile logistics specialist based in the Paris region and as a member of the Fashionnet logistics network active throughout Europe, knows that, too.

The Internet of Things explosion in 2016 – Top 5 predictions

The Internet of Things explosion in 2016 – Top 5 predictions

By Vincent Smyth, GM & Senior VP EMEA, Flexera Software.

The Internet of Things revolution is set to dramatically alter many industrial sectors during 2016, with of the promise that the software sitting inside devices opens up valuable new revenue streams.

The future is (almost) now

The future is (almost) now

Buzzwords fly around in industry like wasps at a picnic. Industry 4.0 is one of these hugely popular concepts, particularly when it comes to manufacturing. Here Steve Hughes, managing director of REO UK, gives further insight into Industry 4.0.

Luxury lingerie brand Bluebella chooses Torque

Luxury lingerie brand Bluebella chooses Torque

End-to-end logistics services provider Torque has added another luxury brand to its repertoire by partnering with luxurious lingerie and sleepwear brand Bluebella.

Free webinar - Monetise connected fleet data – all you need to know from Mercedes-Benz and ATOS

Free webinar - Monetise connected fleet data – all you need to know from Mercedes-Benz and ATOS

An industry-wide understanding of how key players are already monetising fleet data is crucial.

So we'd like to invite you to a free webinar with expert panellists from Mercedes-Benz and Worldline (ATOS) who will share their vision for fleet data.

Maxoptra app automates job despatching for TomTom telematics

Maxoptra app automates job despatching for TomTom telematics

Magenta Technology, developer of the Maxoptra vehicle routing and scheduling system, has developed an online application that automates job despatching for users of TomTom's telematics and fleet management solutions.

MAN Middle East and Africa Partners with Microlise to Launch Next Generation Telematics Solution

MAN Middle East and Africa Partners with Microlise to Launch Next Generation Telematics Solution

MAN Truck & Bus announced at The Big 5 show in Dubai that it is to launch a next generation telematics solution, based on the Microlise platform, for customers in the Middle East and Africa.

Rise in e-commerce fuels soaring demand for sheds with €20billion of new warehouses needed

Rise in e-commerce fuels soaring demand for sheds with €20billion of new warehouses needed

The soaring amount of goods bought over the internet is driving up the cost of warehouse and industrial property used by retailers and delivery firms to ship goods from factories to people's homes.

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