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.


Secure networking in manufacturing today and in the future

The creation of an efficient manufacturing supply chain involves linking together previously disparate and isolated elements into one continuous flow of processes and information. An optimised system for…

intY launches free IT security white paper for small businesses

SMEs rarely have the resource or knowledge to deal with the complexityof IT security threats and are opening themselves to data securitybreaches and legal action by employees and customers, according toresearch by intY.

Warehouse Management Systems (WMS)

An inventarisation of the vendors, developments and trends in the Dutch WMS market.

The Benefits of Voice Activated Technology In The Warehouse

Voice activated technology is gaining greater prominence in the warehousing industry. It is seen by some as the source of a new generation of operational improvements in the warehouse, especially for activities like picking.

Outsourcing: The Next Wave of Supply Chain Value

Evolve to a network-enabled supply chain through transformational outsourcing to generate deeper cost savings, exploit technology investments and gain a competitive advantage.

Ruggedized Mobile Computer Specifications.


CE versus DOS in your warehouse

Windows CE based mobile computers have been available for some time for use in industrial automatic data capture and wireless computing applications. Many customers with warehouse applications are now selecting Windows CE devices over DOS based units.

RFID Technology for Warehouse and Distribution Operations.


Interest in using radio frequency identification (RFID) technology in warehouse and distribution operations is at an all-time high.Wireless identification and tracking with RFID…

Bar Coding Basics

A white paper to educate you in the basics of bar coding, direct and thermal transfer, the differences between laser, dot matrix, and thermal printing, and more!

The What, Where, Why and How of AIDC Technologies

AIDC is now being seen as a radical and revolutionary data carrier and identifier discipline with principles and practice that can be applied to virtually every sector of industry, commerce and services where data is handled and needs exist to track and trace individuals, materials and equipment. Without AIDC, IT is incomplete.

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