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.


BCP Implement New Enterprise Class IT infrastructure for W McClure Ltd

BCP Technical Services team transforms the IT infrastructure at foodservice wholesaler W McClure Ltd.


Exel, the global leader in supply chain management, has announced a new three-year contract with the UKs leading health and fitness equipment provider, Life Fitness (UK) Limited, part of the worldwide Brunswick Group.


Leading high street retailer BHS has selected Empirica warehouse management software from Chess Logistics Technology to manage deliveries to overseas franchisees from its Atherstone distribution centre.

RFID: Pharmaceutical benefits and advantages

Increased visibility in the supply chain is one of the many benefits that the much-hyped radio frequency identification (RFID) technology can offer to companies in the manufacturing and logistics space.

Dorma selects Aldata G.O.L.D. for its retail operations

Dorma Group Ltd, a premier provider of bed linens in the UK, has decided to use the Aldata G.O.L.D. Supply Chain Management software to support its retail operations.


Polish provider of logistics solutions boosted its first half revenues by 50% against last years results.

Survey shows many British companies are failing in their strategic efforts to measure business processes and gain competitive advantage

Geac survey uncovers two-thirds of companies have inadequate and ineffective strategic planning which is holding British industry back.

From fashion to focus:

From fashion to focus:

technology to see manufacturers through the tough times.

Back in the old days

Back in the old days

which wasnt that long ago, we used to have a bit of a running joke called is this the year of RFID (radio frequency identification). The subject wasnt in the least bit funny, but guessing when and how RFID would take the market by storm conjured up some pretty inventive scenarios. However, it did get a little tedious when we discussed this year in, year out.

Weekly report on viruses and intruders

This week's report will focus on five malicious codes: a virus called Shruggle.1318; two worms -Sasser.G and Gaobot.AIR-; and two Trojans -MhtRedir.S and StartPage.JL-.

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