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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5 Technologies the Supply Chain Industry Cannot Avoid in 2021

5 Technologies the Supply Chain Industry Cannot Avoid in 2021

By David Bennett, freelance writer

Technology can turbo-charge supply chains in many ways, but only if you are willing to stay on top of the latest trends and embrace the ones which promise to deliver the biggest advantages. With that in mind, here is a look at the key tech breakthroughs that should be considered essential for the industry this year.

Inefficient scheduling could be costing businesses up to 40% of income, international report finds

Inefficient scheduling could be costing businesses up to 40% of income, international report finds

Introducing an AI-driven workforce management solution into business operations could recover up to 40% of much-needed lost income for cash-strapped UK companies, one international study has shown.

Rockwell Automation named one of the world’s most ethical companies for the 13th time

Rockwell Automation named one of the world’s most ethical companies for the 13th time

Rockwell Automation, Inc. was recognised by Ethisphere as one of the 2021 World’s Most Ethical Companies.

Logistics UK celebrates staff's upskilling achievements

Logistics UK celebrates staff's upskilling achievements

Staff at Logistics UK, the business organisation based in Tunbridge Wells, have used the lockdown period as an opportunity to successfully complete a variety of training qualifications to benefit the work they deliver for the business group’s members.

LogRhythm launches new programs to better support customers, employees and the community

LogRhythm launches new programs to better support customers, employees and the community

LogRhythm has announced multiple areas of growth as a result of customer- and employee-centric initiatives implemented in 2020.

SME backbone for biotech supply chains

SME backbone for biotech supply chains

With Covid-19 vaccine delivery highlighting the need for resilience in pharma and biotech supply chains, Karl H. Lauri, managing team member at MRPeasy.com, explains that ERP/MRP gives smaller suppliers the backbone required to take part.

Volker Kirchgeorg named new CEO of Siemens Digital Logistics

Volker Kirchgeorg named new CEO of Siemens Digital Logistics

Volker Kirchgeorg will take the reins at Siemens Digital Logistics GmbH this month (March). The company specialises in the digital transformation of logistical processes and, with its end-to-end software and consulting solutions, is a leading IT provider in global supply chain management.

Iptor acquires The Mesa Group

Iptor acquires The Mesa Group

Iptor has acquired The Mesa Group, a long-standing Iptor Gold Partner. Following Iptor’s new ownership announcement in 2020, in which Bregal Unternehmerkapital, Jayne Archbold (CEO) and Christopher Catterfeld (CMO) took ownership of the business, the acquisition builds towards the ‘Iptor 22 Strategic Growth Plan’ objectives and is the first phase of increasing its US footprint.

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