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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Extend your reading performance with the new Datalogic Near/Far Scanning capabilities for Auto-Range applications

Extend your reading performance with the new Datalogic Near/Far Scanning capabilities for Auto-Range applications

Datalogic, the automatic data capture and process automation solutions provider, has announced new Auto Range capabilities in two of its most popular industrial products – PowerScan 95X1 Auto Range Series and Falcon X4 Auto Range models.

Dürr presents EcoProFleet automatic guided vehicles for the paint shop of the future

Dürr presents EcoProFleet automatic guided vehicles for the paint shop of the future

Automobile production of the future is moving away from the production line and toward modular workstations. An important feature is flexible Automatic Guided Vehicles, or AGVs for short.

Conker launches SX50 barcode scanner and drives productivity

Conker launches SX50 barcode scanner and drives productivity

Conker, a British producer of business rugged tablet, touch screen and mobile devices, has launched its SX50 barcode scanner.

Alipay and Adyen Partner to streamline global payment experiences for users, merchants and businesses

Alipay and Adyen Partner to streamline global payment experiences for users, merchants and businesses

Adyen, the payments platform of choice for many of the world’s leading companies, has announced a collaboration with Alipay, the payment and lifestyle platform.

Globalisation and technological advancements to drive the global logistics market, notes TMR study

Globalisation and technological advancements to drive the global logistics market, notes TMR study

The global logistics market is a highly competitive one, states a latest market intelligence report.

Percentage of women working in IT has halved over the last 20 years

Percentage of women working in IT has halved over the last 20 years

The percentage of women working in IT has declined over the past 20 years despite efforts to encourage more women into careers in STEM. That is according to an analysis of working trends by the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo), which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.

Boom or bust? Brexit’s impact on innovation and R&D

Boom or bust? Brexit’s impact on innovation and R&D

Brexit will undoubtedly affect life in the UK in several ways. The nature and extent of its impact, however, is anyone’s guess. Regarding research and innovation, on the surface not much should change.

3 ways barcoding technology can benefit warehouses and increase efficiency

3 ways barcoding technology can benefit warehouses and increase efficiency

By Joseph Walston, Director of Operations at Sentient Lasers.

In an age of faster shipping and delivery times brought on by retail giants like Amazon, efficiency within warehouses has become increasingly important. One tried-and-true method of warehouse organization is barcoding technology.

Businesses are getting on top of IT downtime costs, reveals new data from Databarracks

Businesses are getting on top of IT downtime costs, reveals new data from Databarracks

New research from Databarracks has revealed organisations are getting better at understanding what IT downtime costs their business.

Data taken from its recently released Data Health Check survey reveals less than one in five organisations (19 per cent) do not know how much IT downtime costs their business. This is down from over a third, (35%) In 2017.

Haribo’s sweet supply chain success

Haribo’s sweet supply chain success

Haribo, the European manufacturer of sweets including jelly babies, gum bears and liquorice, has 19 production sites and 10 distribution centres around the world.

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