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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Boosting design, engineering and business training at Queens University

Students gain a greater insight into the technical and business aspects of design and engineering.

Manufacturing companies risk IT disaster

Nearly half of manufacturers feel that they have wasted money on IT investments by misunderstanding their own companys needs.

EXELS OFFER FOR TIBBETT & BRITTEN BECOMES UNCONDITIONAL

Exel, the global leader in supply chain management, today confirms that all regulatory competition procedures and required shareholder approvals have now been received and its cash offer for Tibbett & Britten is now unconditional.

Leading Analyst Firm Reports Oracle's Worldwide Market Share Climbs to Nearly 8 Percent

Oracle's supply chain management (SCM) global market share increased 1 percent to 7.8 percent, and maintained its second place market share rating, helped by double-digit growth in its license revenue during the 2003 calendar year, according to a recent report by Gartner Dataquest.

EMPIRICA CHOSEN FOR EXPORT DISTRIBUTION SOLUTION BY BHS

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.

SSA Global Announces the General Availability of SSA ERP

Provides Enterprises with Market-leading Discrete Manufacturing Solution Designed for Rapid ROI

EXEL RECOGNIZED FOR EXCELLENCE BY TEXAS INSTRUMENTS

Exel, the global leader in supply chain management, today announces the Company has received the Supplier Excellence Award for the Alliance Product Distribution Center, which it operates for Texas Instruments Incorporated.

Weekly report on viruses and intruders

This weeks report on viruses and intruders looks at four worms (Lovgate.AT, Mydoom.N, Zindos.A and Mabutu.B), a Trojan (Dropper.O), a spy program (Ndrv) and an exploit (MhtRedir.N).

The Secrets of my success - Britain's bosses reveal all

Forget innovative business ideas, visionary leadership or strategic thinking - the secret of success for Britain's 3.8 million small business entrepreneurs is good, old- fashioned hard work.

Unilever Bestfoods gets expert warehouse assistance

Unilever Bestfoods has gone live with Synergy Logistics Locator Expert warehouse management system at its West Thurrock site.

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