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.


Miller Brewing Company Increases Plant Floor Efficiencies

First to utilize serial device-to-PLC-to-Ethernet networking solution.

What is the Supply-Chain Operations Reference-model?

Fortune 500 companies from industries worldwide, consulting firms; computer systems and solutions providers and educational institutions comprise the membership of the Supply-Chain Council (SCC), a leading authority in supply chain methodology.

IT Intense & Traumatic?

45% of IT directors in the manufacturing industry say that not having their voice heard at board level is the biggest contributor to stress For 42% the economic climate adds to their woes.

31 August and 30 September - Microlise Fleet & Distribution Seminars

FREE 1/2 seminars detailing the benefits of vehicle tracking, satellite navigation, schedule adherence and electronic proof of delivery for mobile logistics operations - Tuesday 31st August and Thursday 30th September.

Cincom & Finmatica offer Deep Supply Chain functionality for Complex Manufacturers

Cincom will promote Finmaticas FINeCHAIN suite of supply chain management software applications within Cincoms CONTROL portfolio of manufacturing management solutions around the globe.

Tough enough

Rough and tough environment in Iceland fish processing plant requires Xplore 's iX104 Rugged Tablet PC to mobilize information.

Weekly report on viruses and intruders

This week's report on viruses and intruders looks at two worms from the same family -Mydoom.S and Mydoom.R-, and a closely linked backdoor Trojan: Surila.B.

Habitat's Internal IT Processes Receive Makeover from Sterling Commerce

Worldwide home furnishing chain signs-up Sterling Integrator solution to cut internal supply chain costs and improve stock management processes

Germanys Giant Retailer METRO AG Showcases Paxars Innovative RFID System

Visitors to the technological testing facility of Germanys giant METRO AG retail group can see one of the first RFID systems for automatic pallet labeling compliant to the EPC Global Standard.

SATO Incorporates Alien Technology RFID Modules to offer Users a Wider Range of Printers

New SATO printers dramatically reduce operating costs and offer users more choice.

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