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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TouchPath to install WMS system in global manufacturer Renold's new China operation

TouchPath to install WMS system in global manufacturer Renold's new China operation

As the latest stage of its 12-country, 23-site ‘TouchWMS’ system rollout for global chain and gear manufacturer Renold plc, international supply chain solutions provider TouchPath is installing its multi-lingual warehouse management system in Renold’s new 39,600 square metre, 300-employee China manufacturing plant.

The five reasons employees are likely to be absent – and what to do about it

The five reasons employees are likely to be absent – and what to do about it

There are five main reasons why staff are absent from work on a short-term basis and the problem costs employers approximately £107.85 each day, and, overall, about £29bn annually.

B2B ecommerce lagging behind B2C for customer experience

B2B ecommerce lagging behind B2C for customer experience

Poor product visualisation is preventing almost a quarter of B2B customers from making purchases online, according to a new report by full-service e-commerce agency, PushON.

Global study: Majority of organisations plan to digitally transform, yet 84% of businesses stalled by integration challenges

Global study: Majority of organisations plan to digitally transform, yet 84% of businesses stalled by integration challenges

MuleSoft, provider of a platform for building application networks, has announced the findings of the 2019 Connectivity Benchmark Report on the state of IT.

‘A time for clarity, courage and leadership’

‘A time for clarity, courage and leadership’

Brexit drama and the commercial ambiguity facing businesses, especially those that import and export to Europe, means many executives are facing chronic uncertainty over the extent of any disruption to their business.

‘One-size-fits-all’ doesn’t fit the mobile network of the future, experts insist

‘One-size-fits-all’ doesn’t fit the mobile network of the future, experts insist

The coming 5G revolution is an opportunity to move beyond the United Kingdom’s one-size-fits-all spectrum approach that has left many residents, rural areas, transport corridors, factories and businesses behind, claim experts in a new discussion paper published today.

Government’s no-deal Brexit report shows it's now or never for organisations to prepare their supply chains

Government’s no-deal Brexit report shows it's now or never for organisations to prepare their supply chains

By Alex Saric, smart procurement expert at Ivalua.

The government’s Brexit impact assessment has laid bare everything organisations have been worried about.

Conker launches the SX5 business rugged Android barcode scanner

Conker launches the SX5 business rugged Android barcode scanner

Conker, a British producer of business rugged tablet, touch screen and mobile devices, has announced the availability of the Conker SX5 Android barcode scanner.

Postmodern ERP – What it is and how it benefits the enterprise

Postmodern ERP – What it is and how it benefits the enterprise

By Mark Hughes, regional vice president UK and Ireland, Epicor.

The introduction of Industry 4.0 technologies is changing expectations around what insights and capabilities ERP software should deliver to the enterprise.

Oracle leads diverse general merchandise POS software market

Oracle leads diverse general merchandise POS software market

Major general merchandise retailers, comprising mixed formats as well as speciality hardgoods and softgoods chains, account for 2.6 million POS software installations globally.

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