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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COVID-19 drives further growth in contactless payments

COVID-19 drives further growth in contactless payments

Contactless payments have taken a leap forward during 2020, in part driven by concerns around the potential spread of COVID-19. In the Nordics, the contactless payment ratio has grown from around 57 per cent in early January to 75 per cent of all in-store card payments in late October this year, according to data from Nets, the Nordic payment provider.

Basware introduces spend insights dashboard to provide visual, single view of entire spend & cost-cutting recommendations

Basware introduces spend insights dashboard to provide visual, single view of entire spend & cost-cutting recommendations

Basware has launched two enhancements to its Analytics solution: a new, highly visual Spend Insights dashboard and a new functionality to enable payment performance analysis.

Seven Keys to Logistics Success for Direct-to-Consumer Manufacturers

Seven Keys to Logistics Success for Direct-to-Consumer Manufacturers

By Dipti Gupta,Logistyx Technologies.

In recent years, manufacturers have been profoundly impacted by increased customer demand for delivery speed and precision, increased competition, and the growth of ecommerce platforms. Many have begun to explore a direct-to-consumer sales approach to better navigate an increasingly complex environment.

Three costly common misunderstandings about 5G, identified by IDTechEx

Three costly common misunderstandings about 5G, identified by IDTechEx

5G is a rapidly growing market and will reach 300 billion USD by 2025 as forecast in the IDTechEx report ‘5G Technology, Market and Forecasts 2020-2030’.

DB Schenker chooses Webfleet Solutions as preferred telematics partner for its fleet and data management

DB Schenker chooses Webfleet Solutions as preferred telematics partner for its fleet and data management

Logistics provider DB Schenker has chosen Webfleet Solutions, the telematics solution provider and part of Bridgestone, as preferred telematics partner for its complex fleet and data management.

NX enables iMFLUX to accelerate its mould design and mold building processes

NX enables iMFLUX to accelerate its mould design and mold building processes

Founded in 2013, iMFLUX was created as a wholly owned subsidiary of Procter & Gamble (P&G) as the Ohio-based consumer products giant wanted to improve the technology of plastics processing. Procter & Gamble saw the need to reduce the cost and lead time to launch new plastic part designs.

Renovotec launches seasonal campaign with mobile device rental and purchase discounts

Renovotec launches seasonal campaign with mobile device rental and purchase discounts

Renovotec, the UK-based rugged hardware, software and services provider for supply chain companies is launching a seasonal November 2020 to end February 2021 campaign featuring rental and purchase discounts on leading handheld and vehicle-mounted mobile warehouse devices, as well as a special offer on Renovotec’s remote network monitoring service.

SATO Europe launches Russian website

SATO Europe launches Russian website

SATO, the global developer of auto-ID and labelling solutions, has launched a new Russian version of its website. The platform will enable the company to showcase its extensive market knowledge, product offering and technical expertise to the region.

Tis the season for a customer database health check

Tis the season for a customer database health check

By Barley Laing, UK Managing Director at Melissa. 

With the festive ads of big retailers hitting our screens and Black Friday not far away, the busiest trading period of the year is getting into full swing. 

Realising the benefits of Direct to Consumer

Realising the benefits of Direct to Consumer

By Karl H. Lauri, managing team member at MRPeasy.com.

Direct to Consumer (D2C) is a new yet already popular business strategy for many new, and some experienced small manufacturers. But without an appropriate IT platform, which combines traditional manufacturing ERP with new e-commerce channels, the benefits may not be entirely realised

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