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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7-in-10 retail leaders say 3D printing results in happier, more satisfied customers

7-in-10 retail leaders say 3D printing results in happier, more satisfied customers

Satisfying consumer demands for rapid fulfilment and customisation, a new study commissioned by Ricoh Europe reveals the vital role retail business leaders see new printing technologies playing in driving their competitive advantage.

Renovo and HERE Technologies form partnership to further open interfaces in automated mobility

Renovo and HERE Technologies form partnership to further open interfaces in automated mobility

An open ecosystem of best-in-class technologies working seamlessly together will be at the heart of the automated transportation systems of the future. That is the shared vision of Renovo, a mobility software technology company, and HERE Technologies, a global provider of mapping and location services.

AI, machine learning and modern manufacturing productivity

AI, machine learning and modern manufacturing productivity

By Gill Devine, VP for EMEA, Syncron.

After-sales service is in a period of technological disruption like the industry has never seen. And leading this charge are artificial intelligence and machine learning. Set to be worth more than $9 billion by 2020, predictive analytics is poised to open up business intelligence doors for manufacturers, and also have a dramatic impact on productivity.

Acronis announces partnership with Microsoft, expands service provider opportunities with Microsoft Azure

Acronis announces partnership with Microsoft, expands service provider opportunities with Microsoft Azure

Acronis – the hybrid cloud data protection and storage solutions provider, currently celebrating its 15-year Anniversary – has announced a new strategic partnership with Microsoft for deeper integration of Acronis' data protection products with Microsoft's Azure cloud services.

Brexit and Stockpiling: What’s the answer?

Brexit and Stockpiling: What’s the answer?

By Charlie Pool, CEO, Stowga.

Brexit is dominating conversations once again and creating waves of uncertainty in almost every industry. But the big questions everyone is asking right now is: do we have to start stockpiling our imported goods to prepare for a no deal Brexit? What happens to our food if it's held up at customs? Will there be shortages?

Automation: the new front line in omnichannel retail

Automation: the new front line in omnichannel retail

By Frank Lochbaum, Managing Partner at KPS.

As retailers continue to search for the best ways to blur the boundaries between channels, more are turning to automation to ease customers' in-store pain points.

Autonomous delivery is not all it’s cracked up to be… yet

Autonomous delivery is not all it’s cracked up to be… yet

The logistics and supply chain sector has been inundated with new and novel transport technologies in the past two years, with the likes of drones and self-driving truck convoys hitting the headlines.

TBSx3 and Alimentex join forces to tackle food contamination using blockchain

TBSx3 and Alimentex join forces to tackle food contamination using blockchain

TBSx3, the Australian start-up committed to restoring trust to international trade using blockchain technology, has partnered with leading Food Safety services group Alimentex to secure the future of food safety and reduce the impact of life threatening contamination.

Gomez Selects LINKFRESH ERP

Gomez Selects LINKFRESH ERP

LINKFRESH, provider of supply chain ERP solutions for the fresh produce industry, has announced a further contract to supply its LINKFRESH ERP solution to one of the UK's largest fresh produce companies; Gomez.

Renovotec launches network rental scheme for warehousing & logistics

Renovotec launches network rental scheme for warehousing & logistics

Rugged supply chain hardware and services company Renovotec is introducing a new 'Network Rental Scheme' with built-in service guarantees, technical support and expert advice, designed to help warehousing and logistics operations keep pace with rapid changes in network technology and the many new security threats posed by the modern, IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things)-driven network say Renovotec.

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