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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Borrow these employee engagement practices from the logistics sector

Borrow these employee engagement practices from the logistics sector

By James Scott, CEO & Founder of Thrive.app.

The pandemic created an unprecedented employee experience for many industries: That of a workforce that was suddenly dispersed, remote, and disconnected.

Sedex analysis of global supply chain data reveals insights on gender inequalities in the workplace and the power of data for driving equality goals

Sedex analysis of global supply chain data reveals insights on gender inequalities in the workplace and the power of data for driving equality goals

New analysis from Sedex, one of the world’s leading ethical trade membership organisations, has revealed insights on gender roles within global supply chains from its members, as it calls for all businesses to collect gender data.

What does the Edge mean for IoT?

What does the Edge mean for IoT?

A lot has been written about the IoT revolution and how the technology has the capability to revolutionise industries, transform productivity and unlock new levels of insight. But for those intrigued by the possibilities and looking to dip their toe in the water, the potential myths of high price point, infrastructure and connectivity challenges, as well as the required skill set can be significant hurdles that seem insurmountable.

55% of hauliers witness digital transformation benefit

55% of hauliers witness digital transformation benefit

More than half of hauliers have benefitted from digital transformation according to research carried out by transport management software provider Mandata.

Industry investing in workforce wellbeing with 50% of companies increasing spend since start of pandemic – Make UK survey

Industry investing in workforce wellbeing with 50% of companies increasing spend since start of pandemic – Make UK survey

Over the last two years, manufacturers have increasingly realised that to keep their skilled workforce in place, they must look after the ‘whole person’ – nice working facilities are no longer enough.

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