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.


Weekly report on viruses and intruders

This week's report on viruses and intruders will focus on the worms Sober.J, Bropia.E and Gaobot.CTX, and the Trojans Locknut.A and Downloader.ALQ.

Gloucester-based Mantinga orders CPiO software to improve efficiency mobility for National workforce

Mantinga UK Ltd, a Gloucester-based Supplier and distributor of speciality breads and pastries from across Europe, is an ambitious new business with significant growth plans.

G-Log Adds Automated Transportation Procurement Functionality to GC3 Platform

Tesco and Family Dollar Stores among first G-Log customers to benefit from new transportation procurement.

Heineken chooses Exel for logistics in The Netherlands to support its production line

Exel will be responsible for the delivery of empty crates, bottles and barrels and the partially automated removal of about 440,000 full pallets per year to its nearby 34,000 sq m distribution centre.

TNT Logistics becomes logistics partner of Magneti Marelli Aftermarket Poland

Magneti Marelli is an international leader in the design and production of high-tech components and systems for the automotive industry.

Pharma distributor Cofas optimises their supply chain with IBS Software

Cofas, a major Pharma Distributor in Spain, chose IBS specialised software, IBS Pharma in order to optimise their supply chain. With the new solution, Cofas will be able to improve customer service and meet future requirements for pharmaceutical distribution.

SATO Realises the First Automatic Pallet Labelling Device for UHF RFID Tags at Nestl

SATO Realises the First Automatic Pallet Labelling Device for UHF RFID Tags at Nestl

The automated print and apply pallet labelling solution is based on SATOs well established S-type print engines using UHF RFID tags.

ToolsGroup Named to Food Logistics Top 100 Technology Solution Providers List

Inventory Optimization Company Recognized for Addressing Food Industry Needs for Product Freshness and Smaller Inventories.

Reverse logistics a forgotten necessity?

Reverse logistics  a forgotten necessity?

Reverse logistics is often forgotten a glaring oversight which can cause widespread cost when a large scale return of items occurs.


ACR Logistics is making significant headway in the technology sector having won a series of contracts to handle different parts of the supply chain and value added services for T Mobile, Siemens, Orange and Virgin Mobile.

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