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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87% of UK workforce thinks cyberattacks can have a major impact on everyday life

87% of UK workforce thinks cyberattacks can have a major impact on everyday life

Armis, the unified asset visibility and security platform provider, has released results from a survey that gauged the UK workforce’s attitudes towards cyberattacks on critical infrastructure.

One fifth of manufacturing workers do not intend to commute again post pandemic

One fifth of manufacturing workers do not intend to commute again post pandemic

As employees across the UK are to set to embark on their return to the workplace following the easing of COVID-19 restrictions in July, new research reveals that many commuters are reluctant to return to their place of work in the coming months, mainly due to increased concern over infection control and social distancing on the daily commute.

Robotic tools make 3D manufacturing process safer

Robotic tools make 3D manufacturing process safer

Using robot technology from OnRobot, the students built an automation solution that eliminates worker exposure to the nylon powder used for 3D printing and additive manufacturing. Exposure to the nylon powder is harmful as workers may inhale, ingest or accidentally rub it into their eyes while working. The Lancaster students’ solution reduces worker exposure and eliminates associated health risks.

The ‘Beyond the Pill’ movement: Where are we now?

The ‘Beyond the Pill’ movement: Where are we now?

By Marcus Deans, co-founder of global biopharmaceutical consultancy Eradigm. 

‘Beyond the Pill’ principles have been well accepted for some time now. Nonclinical solutions - digital, financial, or care-based – boost patient outcomes and benefit the entire health system. Yet, even while accepting the clear advantages to patients and Healthcare Providers (HCPs), pharma companies have failed to make nonclinical offerings a priority. Until now. 

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