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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With Solid Edge and an integrated PDM system, Interstuhl connects product development locations and departments

With Solid Edge and an integrated PDM system, Interstuhl connects product development locations and departments

Interstuhl GmbH in Meßstetten-Tieringen on the Swabian Alb has developed from a village smithy into a leading manufacturer of seating furniture for professional use. The company develops and manufactures products of the Interstuhl brand for the office and the Bimos brand for industry and laboratories, and 42% are exported from Germany.

Lexmark launches new approach to enterprise print with Cloud Print Infrastructure as a Service

Lexmark launches new approach to enterprise print with Cloud Print Infrastructure as a Service

Lexmark has introduced the Lexmark Cloud Print Infrastructure (CPI), a complete as-a-service solution that utilises IoT and cloud technologies to take its managed print services (MPS) offering to a new level. With Lexmark CPI, customers access a modern, secure print environment through a subscription service in which they pay for print capacity rather than owning and managing the physical infrastructure.

ProGlove expands reach in the UK through Conker Partnership

ProGlove expands reach in the UK through Conker Partnership

ProGlove, provider of industrial wearables, has announced a new partnership with Conker, a British producer of business rugged tablets, touch screens and mobile devices. The partnership enables ProGlove to expand its reach into the UK via Conker; who will offer ProGlove’s MARK 2 intelligent, wearable barcode scanner to clients alongside Conker’s range of tablets, touch screens and mobile devices.

Consumers worldwide are spending less – how can the retail sector adapt to the ‘new normal’ of tough trading conditions?

Consumers worldwide are spending less – how can the retail sector adapt to the ‘new normal’ of tough trading conditions?

All the signs point to a transformative shift in the relationship between consumers and retailers. In fact, a recent global confidence survey found that consumers worldwide are spending less on almost everything.

Voice-directed warehousing solutions market: Advancements such as speech recognition speech synthesis to uplift adoption

Voice-directed warehousing solutions market: Advancements such as speech recognition speech synthesis to uplift adoption

The following insights are based on a report on Voice-directed Warehousing Solutions Marketby Persistence Market Research.

Increased security and real-time business intelligence are among the major factors driving the growth of the voice-directed warehousing solutions market.

Digital health & care leader Tunstall modernizes IT landscape with comprehensive IFS cloud solution

Digital health & care leader Tunstall modernizes IT landscape with comprehensive IFS cloud solution

IFS, the global enterprise applications company, has announced that Tunstall, provider of digital health & care solutions, has selected IFS Applications as its enterprise resource planning (ERP) system of record.

Wipro to acquire International TechneGroup Incorporated (ITI), a global interoperability solutions company

Wipro to acquire International TechneGroup Incorporated (ITI), a global interoperability solutions company

Wipro Limited, the information technology, consulting and business process services company, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire International TechneGroup Incorporated (ITI), a global digital engineering and manufacturing solutions company.

Aiimi to showcase AI-driven data and information management solutions at Insight & Answers event

Aiimi to showcase AI-driven data and information management solutions at Insight & Answers event

Data and information company, Aiimi, is hosting a half-day conference on June 19th 2019 to discuss and assess trends in the market as well as bring together a host of organisations to give real-world insight into how they are delivering business expansion through the effective use of AI, machine learning, data analytics and intelligent content management technologies.

Shippers demand efficiency and technology brings that – Cogoport president Flemming Frost

Shippers demand efficiency and technology brings that – Cogoport president Flemming Frost

Digital practices and technology adoption are bringing greater productivity, effectiveness and profitability in the shipping and logistics industry, Cogoport president Flemming Frost told industry leaders at a major shipping conference in the Netherlands.

You’ve got IIoT all wrong – Focusing less on tech and more on impact is key to success in the 4IR

You’ve got IIoT all wrong – Focusing less on tech and more on impact is key to success in the 4IR

Industry 4.0. The industrial internet of things. Digitalisation. Smart manufacturing. The fourth industrial revolution. There are dozens of different names for the uptake in connected technologies and the convergence of IT and OT systems taking place in industry at the moment. One thing most people do agree on, however, is that it’s tech-driven. But should this really be the case? Here, George Walker, managing director of industrial automation expert Novotek UK and Ireland, makes the case for goal-driven digitalisation.

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