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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Ergonomic Solutions soon to launch OpenSpace DUO – a new concept in mPOS mounts

Ergonomic Solutions soon to launch OpenSpace DUO – a new concept in mPOS mounts

Ergonomic Solutions – the creator of SpacePole – has scheduled August 2018 to introduce OpenSpace DUO, a new concept in mPOS mounts designed to hold two devices simultaneously; one either side of the mount. The mounts can hold a mobile/portable card payment EPoS device on one side of the mount, and a smart device (iPod) or a smart phone such as Samsung or iPhone on the other.

Panasonic introduces the first in a range of integrated Mobile Point of Sale solutions for its rugged tablets and handheld devices

Panasonic introduces the first in a range of integrated Mobile Point of Sale solutions for its rugged tablets and handheld devices

Panasonic has announced an integrated mobile point-of-sale solution for its Toughpad FZ-G1 rugged tablet at the Retail Business Technology Expo at Olympia in London, UK.

Payments as a value creator in the B2B supply chain

Payments as a value creator in the B2B supply chain

Today's digital payments tech is delivering far more than process and cost efficiency in the B2B supply chain, says Patrick Bermingham, CEO, Adflex – it's also creating new value by changing how buyers and suppliers find and do business with each other.

Five reasons why retail professionals lie to secure a job

Five reasons why retail professionals lie to secure a job

Some 90% of retail professionals have got away with lying on their CV, despite 90.9% knowing that it's wrong to do so. That's according to the latest research from the UK independent job board, CV-Library.

Complex supply chains entail risks for companies

Complex supply chains entail risks for companies

In view of increasingly serious business interruption claims at large industrial companies, industrial insurer HDI Global SE (HDI) is now providing valuable advice on combatting such risks in a Risk Engineering Guideline.

Breakbulk Europe poised for record-breaking success

Breakbulk Europe poised for record-breaking success

Breakbulk Europe, the world's largest event for the project cargo and breakbulk industry, will be held 29-31 May in Bremen, Germany, for the first time in its 12-year history. All indications point to a record-breaking success for this year's event. Registration is on track to break 10,000 participants, representing 100+ countries.

Coming soon: DENSOs smart and ergonomic Handhelds

Coming soon: DENSOs smart and ergonomic Handhelds

DENSO, part of the Toyota Group and inventor of the QR Code, launches the new BHT-1700 and BHT-1800 this month – both redefine size and ergonomics.

£4.8 billion worth of British products hang in the balance following Brexit

£4.8 billion worth of British products hang in the balance following Brexit

With the Brexit transition completing at the end of 2020, the UK will need to negotiate new terms for €5.5 billion (£4.8 billion) worth of food and drink products with the EU and third countries, according to insights from Informa's Agribusiness Intelligence.

Maxoptra launches next generation retail customer service, delivery management & route planning software

Maxoptra launches next generation retail customer service, delivery management & route planning software

Maxoptra has released a new version of its cloud-based software that provides an all-in-one solution for customer service, delivery management and route planning for retail delivery operations.

Right to repair means manufacturers must focus on after-sales service

Right to repair means manufacturers must focus on after-sales service

By Gill Devine, VP Sales EMEA, Syncron.

The Right to Repair movement is gathering pace on both sides of the Atlantic, with manufacturers across industries reluctantly relinquishing control of the maintenance and repair of their products. Many manufacturers deploy a system where a restricted number of companies or dealers are authorised to fix equipment.

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