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.


Optimal supervision of the cold storage supply chain with OBID i-scan HF Readers

FEIG ELECTRONIC GmbH, manufacturer of the highly successful OBID i-scan HF product family, announced the release of firmware for thier product line that enables support of the KSWTempSense-transponder offered by KSW Microtec Corp., Dresden, Germany.

New OBID i-scan mid-range reader

With the OBID i-scan Mid-range reader ID ISC.MR200, FEIG ELECTRONIC offersa reader, supplementing the OBID i-scan13.56 MHz reader family which identifies ISO 15693-transponders and EPC-tags.

New OBID i-scan Antenna Multiplexer

The eight port antenna multiplexer ID ISC.ANT.MUX-A by FEIG ELECTRONIC is an affordable way to implement wide scale antenna systems for gates, portals and shelf identification systems.

SATO's Latest Desktop Printer CX400 Brings a Brand New Look to Front Desk Printing

This is a new generation of SATO's desktop printers with a small footprint.

Efficiency in motion

Zebra is well known for its industrial printers. The companys products are found in many different environments where rugged print solutions are key to efficient operations. The company is also producing innovative mobile printing technology and the following story spells out how the company itself makes use of this development for improving its distribution centre operations in Preston, UK.

Negotiating Successfully

This is the alleged transcript of an actual radio conversation between a US naval ship and a Canadian maritime contact off the coast of Newfoundland in October 1995.

Avoiding RFID stalemate how can manufacturers play to win?

Avoiding RFID stalemate  how can manufacturers play to win?

Steve Baxter, managing director of Ross Systems UK, looks at the RFID issues affecting the supply chain.

Want to get the benefits of Voice Picking without replacing your existing WMS? Read on!

Want to get the benefits of Voice Picking without replacing your existing WMS? Read on!

Many people are probably in the dark as to how simple it is to implement this voice technology into an existing warehouse management system (WMS).

End of the road for supply chain cost control, says latest survey from A.T. Kearney and ELA

A major European survey of the supply chain and logistics industry paints a picture of rising costs, heightened uncertainty and increased competition in the industry.

Agilisys Acquires NxTrend, a Leading Supplier of Enterprise Solutions to the Distribution Industry

Agilisys Inc., a leading supplier of enterprise software solutions to select manufacturing and wholesale distribution industries, is pleased to announce that it has acquired NxTrend.

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