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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Pandemic drives permanent shift in consumer behaviour

Pandemic drives permanent shift in consumer behaviour

Online only retailers are snapping up failed high street brands – and shutting the door on physical retail. But while customers have moved online, there are still opportunities for traditional retailers – with the right approach and expertise. James Hyde, CEO of James and James Fulfilment, explains how retailers can use outsourced fulfilment, delivery and returns as part of a multi-channel approach that gives customers what they want at home and in store.

Report reveals UK warehousing industries ready to adopt robotics

Report reveals UK warehousing industries ready to adopt robotics

A recent report looking at the state of automation in UK warehousing published by OW Robotics, supplier of flexible automated warehouse solutions, has identified Retail and 3PL as the two sectors that could see strong potential gains from the robot revolution - in both the short and long-term.

How to Overcome the Challenges of Launching a Warehouse Management System Remotely

How to Overcome the Challenges of Launching a Warehouse Management System Remotely

Launching a new warehouse management system (WMS) presents enough challenges as it is, and yet there’s a new wrinkle. With the pandemic, companies must now rely on their implementation partner to run the entire process remotely.

Renovotec's 'Life after Brexit' warehouse consulting service: deploying technology to replace people

Renovotec's 'Life after Brexit' warehouse consulting service: deploying technology to replace people

Supply chain technology consultant Renovotec is introducing a ‘Life after Brexit’ warehouse consulting service that reveals the ways in which technology can be used to replace people in warehousing and distribution, enabling staff reductions of up to 30% according to Renovotec.

Remote WMS Implementation facilitates timely expansion for Watch Gang

Remote WMS Implementation facilitates timely expansion for Watch Gang

Luxury and collectable online watch retailer, Watch Gang, is clocking up record shipments thanks to its investment in a new advanced, cloud-based WMS.

New report estimates the amount of money being wasted on unproductive paid search advertising

New report estimates the amount of money being wasted on unproductive paid search advertising

A new research paper from Go Inspire Group has estimated the amount of money currently being wasted by British businesses on unproductive paid search. This waste stems from organisations not having a 360o view of the customer – a critical capability which enables the collection of all sources of customer data.

Dakota interview with Amtico: Ruthlyn Dawkins, Purchasing Manager

Dakota interview with Amtico: Ruthlyn Dawkins, Purchasing Manager

Dakota Integrated Solutions spoke with Ruthlyn Dawkins, Purchasing Manager at Amtico, to find out how Dakota has worked with her and her Team as Amtico’s incumbent label and printing consumables supplier.

Canon’s imageRUNNER ADVANCE DX C5800 Series creates partner opportunities to support digital transformation and hybrid working

Canon’s imageRUNNER ADVANCE DX C5800 Series creates partner opportunities to support digital transformation and hybrid working

Canon Europe has announced the latest addition to its imageRUNNER ADVANCE DX portfolio, the C5800 Series; designed to address the acceleration of digital transformation and the changing role of the office.

As the global pandemic disrupts global supply chains, Vamstar raises $1.7m to reinvent procurement in healthcare

As the global pandemic disrupts global supply chains, Vamstar raises $1.7m to reinvent procurement in healthcare

London-based Vamstar is creating what it describes as the world's first AI powered B2B healthcare marketplace. The company has announced a US$1.7 million seed funding led by btov with participation from Antler and Begin Capital.

Are we at risk of food fraud? Supply chains under strain in Covid-19

Are we at risk of food fraud? Supply chains under strain in Covid-19

Liam Fassam, Head of School of Supply Chain and Logistics Management in Arden University’s Faculty of Business, shares his thoughts on how supply-chain management became the unsung hero of the Covid-19 pandemic response.

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