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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Inaccurate data has cost businesses millions – how much has it cost you?

Inaccurate data has cost businesses millions – how much has it cost you?

IBM estimates that poor data quality cost the US economy $3.1 Trillion in one year. Research by UK Domain revealed that independent businesses lost £6.1 billion in a year due to missing or inaccurate data on their own websites.

How AI has made industrial manufacturing industrial again

How AI has made industrial manufacturing industrial again

By Shankar Narayanan, Head of UK&I at Tata Consultancy Services (TCS).

Snapfulfil powers warehouse operations for Suzuki GB

Snapfulfil powers warehouse operations for Suzuki GB

Suzuki GB PLC has successfully implemented the Snapfulfil Cloud WMS to support the efficient warehousing and distribution of motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and marine engines.

Voice and the omnichannel advantage

Voice and the omnichannel advantage

Within the retail industry, warehouses have traditionally been tasked with fulfilling bulk consignments to the store. This involves putting in place a highly efficient methodology whereby all tasks – from picking and replenishment, to stock moves, stock count, stock cycles etc. – are executed in a highly efficient manner.

By Philip Jarrett, director of sales & marketing, BEC (Systems Integration) Ltd.

Manufacturing is one of Britain’s deadliest industries killing 214 for £32k a year

Manufacturing is one of Britain’s deadliest industries killing 214 for £32k a year

First4Lawyers study analyses decade of workplace death data as well as yearly salaries to find out which is the deadliest industry to work in and how much you get paid for it.

UK customer experience worsening as social media performance slumps

UK customer experience worsening as social media performance slumps

UK brands are struggling to cope with a rising volume of queries and growing consumer expectations, according to the Eptica Multichannel Customer Conversation Study, which was released today.

UK businesses divided as SMBs play catch-up

UK businesses divided as SMBs play catch-up

New research conducted by Altodigital has revealed a startling divide between the attitudes and strategy of SMBs in comparison to larger organisations when it comes to tackling a range of crucial IT issues such as security, print services and digital transformation.

Supply chain experts span Barcoding Inc.'s Executive Forum Encore event speaker line-up

Supply chain experts span Barcoding Inc.'s Executive Forum Encore event speaker line-up

Barcoding, Inc. has announced the speaker line-up for its Executive Forum Encore event. Scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 16 at Hamburger University at McDonald's Campus in Oak Brook, Illinois.

Geotab becomes first telematics specialist to join ICFM’s Corporate Investor Programme

Geotab becomes first telematics specialist to join ICFM’s Corporate Investor Programme

Global fleet safety and mobility management leader Geotab has become the latest company to sign-up to ICFM's Corporate Investor Programme.

EEF - Budget will be make or break on business investment warn manufacturers

EEF - Budget will be make or break on business investment warn manufacturers

Amidst warnings of more disappointing productivity growth to come, downgrades to the public finances and Brexit related uncertainty, Britain's manufacturers are urging the Chancellor to use his available ammunition to boost investment and improve industry competitiveness in the forthcoming Budget.

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