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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Retail optimisation in the age of omnichannel

Retail optimisation in the age of omnichannel

Following Manhattan Associates’ recent EMEA Exchange Conference in Barcelona, Manufacturing & Logistics IT spoke with the company’s UK managing director, Craig Summers, about the current state of play within omnichannel retail and how it is now more important than ever for retailers and warehouse professionals to be able to serve both brick and mortar and direct-to-customer delivery models equally efficiently.

Chip-enabled cards segment estimated to hold more than 46% market share by the end of 2018

Chip-enabled cards segment estimated to hold more than 46% market share by the end of 2018

In an era filled with digital electronics, it would seem as if working with an actual plastic card would be a waste of a time. But modern technology has taken the use of plastic cards to the next level. Increased technological developments in plastic cards, such as smart cards and chip cards, are gaining traction among consumers.

Industry automation from Datalogic and OEM Automatic – See the company at the Smart Factory Exhibition

Industry automation from Datalogic and OEM Automatic – See the company at the Smart Factory Exhibition

Datalogic will be working alongside its Platinum partner OEM Automatic during the Smart Factory exhibition 2019, taking place at the Liverpool Exhibition Centre on the 13th – 14th November.  Together, the companies will be showcasing Datalogic’s latest range of I-O Link sensors and complete solutions for Industry 4.0.

Technology that is changing the warehousing industry

Technology that is changing the warehousing industry

Every day, technology becomes more and more crucial in every aspect of how we do business. But perhaps one of the places where emerging technologies are the most prominent is in warehousing and logistics.

Kyocera reimagines printing by entering inkjet production print arena with TASKalfa Pro 15000c

Kyocera reimagines printing by entering inkjet production print arena with TASKalfa Pro 15000c

As Kyocera Document Solutions UK, the document solutions company, expands into new business domains, the organisation has launched its first production print device with the TASKalfa Pro 15000c. This development is the next step in Kyocera’s diversification, building on a wealth of experience in the creation of inkjet printhead technology.

Handheld Group appoints Thomas Löfblad as new CEO

Handheld Group appoints Thomas Löfblad as new CEO

Handheld Group, the global manufacturer of rugged mobile computers, today announced the appointment of Thomas Löfblad as its new CEO. Löfblad will lead the efforts of Handheld Group’s continued global expansion. 2019 has been a record-breaking year for Handheld Group, with several high-profile contracts and an expanded product portfolio.

VisionTrack provides video telematics knowhow to UK’s HGV platooning trial

VisionTrack provides video telematics knowhow to UK’s HGV platooning trial

VisionTrack is providing advanced video telematics technology for a fleet of commercial vehicles being used as part of truck platooning trials taking place within the UK. The company has joined a consortium of partners, led by Transport Research Laboratory (TRL), that is conducting the tests on behalf of Highways England and the Department for Transport.

Champions for manufacturing honoured at awards

Champions for manufacturing honoured at awards

The winners of the Cornwall Manufacturers Group (CMG) awards have been announced, celebrating the best and brightest of manufacturing talent in the county.

Homebase partners with Neptune to support its focus on providing the best customer service

Homebase partners with Neptune to support its focus on providing the best customer service

Homebase, one of the UK's largest home improvement and garden retailers, has partnered with Neptune Software, provider of ‘low-code’, rapid application development software.

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