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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Going mobile: How retailers can embrace the portable world

Going mobile: How retailers can embrace the portable world

By Huw Owen, Head of EMEA & APJ at Couchbase.

Mobile has revolutionised the way consumers interact with retailers – today’s shoppers expect a seamless omni-channel experience across all platforms, with mobile becoming a significant piece of the puzzle. In 2017, mobile commerce made up 59% of all online spending and by 2021, it is expected to account for a staggering three-quarters of ecommerce.

Only nine per cent of manufacturers are to invest in digital transformation projects over the next 12-18 months, reveals research from InfinityQS

Only nine per cent of manufacturers are to invest in digital transformation projects over the next 12-18 months, reveals research from InfinityQS

New research by InfinityQS, the global authority on data-driven enterprise quality, has revealed that only nine per cent of manufacturers are planning to invest in digital transformation projects over the next 12-18 months.

Half of global wholesalers feel threatened by manufacturers selling direct

Half of global wholesalers feel threatened by manufacturers selling direct

More than half of global wholesalers have witnessed manufacturers sell directly to end customers driving the disintermediation of the traditional supply chain model and increasing competitiveness between traditional partners, according to new research.

Coming soon: SP1 RFID sled by DENSO

Coming soon: SP1 RFID sled by DENSO

Radio frequency identification (RFID) is delivering a boost in sales for retailers by an average of 1.5 to 5.5 percent, while increasing inventory accuracy by about 20 to 30 per cent, according to the study “Measuring the impact of RFID in Retailing: Key lessons from 10 case-study companies”, which was conducted by Adrian Beck, an emeritus professor at the University of Leicester.

A vision for the future of retail

A vision for the future of retail

In a retail landscape that is changing daily, you have to be prepared for constant evolution. Stand still for too long try to assess how to take the next step forward and you may in fact find yourselves two steps backwards, or worse - a Datalogic white paper.

The march of the up-and-coming retailers

The march of the up-and-coming retailers

InternetRetailing and Ingenico Group, the seamless payments solutions provider, have partnered to provide what they describes as unique insight into British retail – beyond the best-known high street names.

SAP launches partner innovation programme to deliver microvertical capabilities with SAP S/4HANA Cloud

SAP launches partner innovation programme to deliver microvertical capabilities with SAP S/4HANA Cloud

SAP SE has launched an innovation programme for partners to build and go to market with new applications that augment the rich functionality of SAP S/4HANA Cloud. The partner innovation programme is designed for customers in microverticals within priority industries, such as professional services and manufacturing.

Kinesis keeps Markovitz builders’ merchants fleet on track with integrated telematics

Kinesis keeps Markovitz builders’ merchants fleet on track with integrated telematics

M Markovitz Ltd, a Derbyshire based building supply company, is using Kinesis telematics to track and manage its fleet of delivery trucks and staff cars.

October 2018 edition of Manufacturing & Logistics IT

October 2018 edition of Manufacturing & Logistics IT

The October 2018 edition of Manufacturing & Logistics IT features a Special Technology Report on Printing & Labelling.

For this report, we spoke with a number of leading spokespeople from the vendor and analyst communities about recent, current and possible future developments within the world of printing & labelling technology.

The Perfect Platform – A B2B Online report

The Perfect Platform – A B2B Online report

B2B customers are more demanding than ever. With targeted content on the rise, people expect relevant, accurate information to be made available at a moment’s notice. As a result, B2B companies are figuring out innovative ways to streamline their platforms. But where should you start?

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