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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4 Reasons Why Security Seals are Essential for the Aviation Industry

4 Reasons Why Security Seals are Essential for the Aviation Industry

The aviation industry is vital to the health of world trade and logistics. Manufacturers rely on airlines daily to get their products and people where they need to be. Over the past few decades, there has been a significant shift in the use of security seals on aircrafts.

Adapting to a Digital World - Agile, Collaborative and Innovative Supply Chain Management

Adapting to a Digital World - Agile, Collaborative and Innovative Supply Chain Management

T|A|C Events are delighted to announce Digital Supply Chain will be returning from 12-13 March next year in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

This event will focus specifically on the latest technologies and solutions that are revolutionising the world of supply chain.

Katana launches Smart Workshop Software

Katana launches Smart Workshop Software

Katana, the smart workshop software company, has launched what it describes as the first-ever Smart Workshop Software, providing small manufacturers with affordable and easy to use inventory and production management.

Datalogic unveils SLS-SA5, the second model of its Laser Sentinel safety laser scanners family

Datalogic unveils SLS-SA5, the second model of its Laser Sentinel safety laser scanners family

Datalogic, the automatic data capture and process automation solutions provider, has introduced SLS-SA5, the second model of the Laser Sentinel safety laser scanners family.

SATO - Embracing the IoT era in retail

SATO - Embracing the IoT era in retail

Retail is rapidly changing, with a huge increase in the use of technology across every element of the process, from concept to consumer. In particular, the increased prevalence of the ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) in the retail sector means businesses must adapt and invest in technologies to support this new era of network-controlled device management and automation.

Crown Paints and Voiteq celebrate success as Winner of ‘Order Picking Innovation’ Award

Crown Paints and Voiteq celebrate success as Winner of ‘Order Picking Innovation’ Award

Voiteq, the global provider of voice-directed work solutions, has been named as the Supply Chain Excellence Awards’ Order Picking Innovation Winner 2018, in conjunction with its customer Crown Paints.

Wired or wireless?

Wired or wireless?

According to Statista, there will be 30 billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices active by 2024. To tap into this trend, plant managers can choose between two main methods of connecting new devices to the IoT — wired or wireless. Maria Torrisi, business development manager of industrial automation specialist JMartans Automation, suggests three questions to ask before choosing between wired and wireless technology.

Mindful consumers: Are we reaching an ethical tipping point?

Mindful consumers: Are we reaching an ethical tipping point?

The UK is a nation addicted to fashion, buying five times more clothes today than in the 1980s. But 400,000 tonnes of clothes end up in landfill every year – and there is growing awareness that the way these clothes are produced and discarded is having a massive impact on the environment, from water consumption during production to marine contamination from microfibres.

3D printing is now driving the sustainability agenda

3D printing is now driving the sustainability agenda

Critics of 3D printing, or additive manufacturing, have long cited the technology’s reliance on plastic filament as the primary print material, and it would seem that - with the global focus on reducing plastic wastage – they have a point.

Sometimes smart is not smart enough: Why Handhelds are superior to Smartphones

Sometimes smart is not smart enough: Why Handhelds are superior to Smartphones

Companies today increasingly need to incorporate new technologies into their business processes and supply chains. Only then can they assert their position and are thus able to grow.

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