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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IFS helps Marshall Aerospace & Defence Group scale its global defense manufacturing and service business

IFS helps Marshall Aerospace & Defence Group scale its global defense manufacturing and service business

To ensure visibility and control over mission-critical business processes such as manufacturing and maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO), international defence manufacturer and service provider Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group turned to global enterprise applications company IFS for a comprehensive enterprise applications platform.

Supply meets demand: New sourcing automation solution targets ocean freight procurement

Supply meets demand: New sourcing automation solution targets ocean freight procurement

Global provider of Intelligent Sourcing Automation, Keelvar, has launched its new AI-powered ocean freight sourcing automation solution.

Retail success post-COVID will rely on understanding new customer mindsets, says Conversity

Retail success post-COVID will rely on understanding new customer mindsets, says Conversity

Six months after COVID-19 started making its mark across the world, lockdown restrictions and widespread working from home offices have caused many consumers to rethink their shopping habits. Retail technology company Conversity believes that understanding the intricacies of these new mindsets is vital if brands are to thrive in the post-pandemic world.

Hexagon enhances its Smart Manufacturing solutions portfolio with the acquisition of D.P. Technology Corp

Hexagon enhances its Smart Manufacturing solutions portfolio with the acquisition of D.P. Technology Corp

Hexagon AB, provider of sensor, software and autonomous solutions, has signed an agreement to acquire D.P. Technology Corp., a developer and supplier of computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) technology.

Time to send in the robots

Time to send in the robots

New use cases for robotics are being identified almost daily. The rapid growth of ecommerce, fuelled in part by necessity from Covid-19 lockdowns, has meant that for many organisations, the requirements for staff and goods is growing at a rate too fast to meet demand – the need for automation is now greater than ever.

AVEVA and Microsoft announce collaboration on cloud and AI to drive digital transformation in manufacturing and energy sectors

AVEVA and Microsoft announce collaboration on cloud and AI to drive digital transformation in manufacturing and energy sectors

AVEVA, the engineering and industrial software solutions provider, will be extending its long-standing strategic collaboration with Microsoft to focus on accelerating digital transformation in the industrial sector.

New additive manufacturing software creates grid structures

New additive manufacturing software creates grid structures

For the production of lightweight components and implants, the latest version of the 4D_Additive software from CoreTechnologie allows for the fast and easy creation of internal and external grid structures, so-called lattices.

Brits slash Christmas shopping budgets by 6%

Brits slash Christmas shopping budgets by 6%

The global pandemic has impacted nearly every aspect of our lives this year, including Britons' Christmas shopping budgets, according to research by the Fashion Retail Academy.

BMW chooses Inspekto to bring AI to the factory floor

BMW chooses Inspekto to bring AI to the factory floor

The BMW plant in Steyr, Austria, is the BMW Group’s largest engine plant worldwide. At the facility, the top priorities are quality, efficiency and the transformation to Industry 4.0 through the implementation of digital technologies at shop floor level.

Dakota customer interview with Univar Solutions’ Regional Operations Manager, Suzanne Williams

Dakota customer interview with Univar Solutions’ Regional Operations Manager, Suzanne Williams

Welcome to the first of Dakota Integrated Solutions’ exclusive customer interviews. Dakota spoke with Suzanne Williams, Regional Operations Manager at Univar Solutions, to find out how Dakota has worked with her and her Team to implement a new scanning solution within the company’s warehouse operation.

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