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.


Centrax engineers major benefits with MAPICS

Although Centrax has relied on MAPICS software since as far back as the mid 1980s, much of the functionality had not been activated. And with ever increasing demands being made by customers, together with the threat from the low-cost markets, Centrax realised that an overhaul of its software applications was needed.

Top ten Christmas toys fail to make it to shelves in high street stores - new research

The festive season is fast-approaching and were all looking forward to a traditional Christmas with all the trimmings! However, it seems that Christmas cheer may be distinctly absent from some British households this year due to the unavailability of many of the nations most sought-after toys.


On 1 December 2004, Technology Services Group Ltd, one of the UKs fastest-growing IT services companies for SMEs, acquired System Advantage Limited. System Advantage specialises in business software from Sage and Exchequer.

Delta Impact places 100,000 ERP order with CPiO

Delta Impact places 100,000 ERP order with CPiO

The order, which runs for a three year period and includes software, service and support, replaces Delta Impacts legacy CS3 system and is helping the organisation to improve its customer focused business processes, increase productivity and access to management information.

Industry recognises TNT Logistics operational excellence

TNT Logistics' operational excellence has been further recognised as the company recently received three major awards for its logistics and supply chain management services to automotive and other customers in both Brazil and Australia.

CSC comments on the past 12 months and predicts key trends for 2005

Commenting on the past 12 months and predicting the key trends for 2005, Ivor Canavan, European VP at Computer Sciences Corporation, said: "...As we look ahead to 2005, there are four key developments that have captured my attention - the ERP vendor landscape, future acquisitions and consolidation, Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and RFID.

MX3-RFID Wireless Computer Capable of Reading Both Barcodes & Class 0 & Class 1 EPC RFID Tags

MX3-RFID Wireless Computer Capable of Reading Both Barcodes & Class 0 & Class 1 EPC RFID Tags

The innovative MX3-RFID is based on LXE's highly successful and field-proven MX3 horizontal half-screen wireless computer.

Effective scheduling in the bag at Smurfit Ward

Effective scheduling in the bag at Smurfit Ward

Preactor 200 proves the ideal solution for packaging supplier.

UKs Largest Truck Body Builder Installs Exel ERP System...

...As Part Of Major Investment Programme

Scientists embrace electronic-purchasing

Scientists embrace electronic-purchasing

The challenge of serving a large community of scientists, working simultaneously on a number of different projects, is a considerable one. On a daily basis requests can come in for elements as diverse as semiconductors or multimetres to screwdrivers or hard-to-find screws, a purpose for which an industry supplier, like RS, is ideally suited.

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