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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The first and final mile, key considerations for flawless and sustainable delivery performance

The first and final mile, key considerations for flawless and sustainable delivery performance

There are two critical aspects of the logistics process, the first mile and then the final mile. It is the efficiency with which retailers manage these two essential aspects of supply chain logistics in a seamless way that is key to their survival.

iSquares SSO – saving time and money – providing security and peace of mind for logistics

iSquares SSO – saving time and money – providing security and peace of mind for logistics

Using the technology that iSquares provides, logistics operators now have a solution that is claimed to save time and money and have additional security benefits with peace of mind.

ERP selection: What today's project team Needs to Know

ERP selection: What today's project team Needs to Know

By Andrew Bolivar, Senior Consultant and Director, Centre of Excellence, Ultra Consultants.

For many small to medium-sized manufacturers, the time is now for selecting and implementing a new ERP solution or updating an existing one. Forrester Research estimates that half of companies using ERP systems are currently on releases that are at least two versions behind the current release.

Flightlink Chauffeurs drives high-class service with Kinesis Telematics

Flightlink Chauffeurs drives high-class service with Kinesis Telematics

Flightlink Chauffeurs has equipped its fleet with Kinesis telematics to live monitor the movements and performance of its fleet of luxury vehicles and chauffeurs.

Dedagroup Stealth fashions omnichannel solution for luxury online lifestyle brand, Trussardi

Dedagroup Stealth fashions omnichannel solution for luxury online lifestyle brand, Trussardi

Italian fashion house, The Trussardi Group, has repositioned its brand in the contemporary luxury market, evolving its business model from wholesale to omnichannel retail, with a solution from Dedagroup Stealth, the company dedicated to fashion and luxury retail, and part of Dedagroup.

SATO launches state-of-the-art intelligent touch screen label printer to boost productivity in the IoT era

SATO launches state-of-the-art intelligent touch screen label printer to boost productivity in the IoT era

SATO, the global provider of Auto-ID solutions that empower workforces and streamline operations launched the FX3-LX, a cloud-connected touch screen label printer that can be operated without the need of a PC. It has been engineered with the needs of restaurants, retail, healthcare, manufacturing and logistics workplaces in mind.

Honeywell announces acquisition of Transnorm, provider of warehouse automation solutions

Honeywell announces acquisition of Transnorm, provider of warehouse automation solutions

Honeywell has signed an agreement to acquire privately held, warehouse automation business Transnorm for approximately €425 million from IK Investment Partners.

Business expense burden causing financial stress for UK’s manufacturing employees

Business expense burden causing financial stress for UK’s manufacturing employees

A staggering 59% of manufacturing employees in the UK who regularly travel for business have suffered personal financial difficulties as a result of paying for expenses out of their own pocket.

How to Supercharge the Retail Customer Experience and Revenue with RFID

How to Supercharge the Retail Customer Experience and Revenue with RFID

By Alan Tamny, Global Product Management, Checkpoint Systems.

How can retailers maintain or even thrive in an environment in which brick and mortar sales and profits have become more challenging?

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