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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Improve driver management - interface with your WMS

Improve driver management - interface with your WMS

A new touch screen driver booking system developed by Chess Logistics Technology to interface with its warehouse management system (WMS) has saved money, eliminated paperwork, reduced the number of vehicle movements and enhanced health and safety at the cold store operated by Exel in Melton Mowbray.

Offshore manufacturing: Ending apathy is the only solution

The offshore outsourcing question has been looming over the heads of the British manufacturing fraternity for some time...Manufacturers seem to be accepting what they see as a fated doom, without considering the options for reducing costs in other ways.

Siemens Brings Expert Knowledge to the Point of Sale

Q&A With Siemens Energy and Automation. Siemens Energy and Automation is the leading manufacturer of Above NEMA motors, used exclusively for industrial and manufacturing applications. With the goal to continue their high market standards, Siemens found their answer in Cincom Manufacturing Business Solutions Interactive Selling and Product Configuration solution.

Paxar launches unique, innovative RFID Technology Investment Protection Programme

Solution addresses suppliers' needs to implement RFID quickly and effectively.

Extech introduces new portable thermal printer: the S3750THS

Hybrid design from two successful printers, offers additional options including WiFi

Formula Color, the New Professional Mobile Computer from Datalogic with Colour Display and Green Spot

Datalogic presents the new Formula Color mobile computer with colour display and an intuitive user interface for Wi-Fi data collection in retail environments.

22nd September 2004 - Contingency Planning for Supply Chain RFID Uptake

A practical, unbiased, look at how RFID will affect your business and how you can plan for RFID uptake.

Change or die: adopting business processes to deliver real cost benefits

Change or die: adopting business processes to deliver real cost benefits

Businesses need to evolve by analysing each activity to identify opportunities for improvement. Technology can offer a great deal in support of this quest, but the starting point is the business process.

Aldata announces 2nd generation of Voice Technology for G.O.L.D.

Aldata have announces the availability of its 2nd generation of voice technology systems, G.O.L.D. Vocal, which provides a complete set of warehouse operations including picking, splitting and inventory under voice technology.

US Customs certifies FWL Technologies

FWL Technologies Ltd has become an Automated Manifest System (AMS) service centre provider after successfully completing the regulatory and technical testing with US Customs.

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