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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Beyond ERP: the quest for returns

"We've spent millions of pounds implementing Enterprise Resource Planning, but we haven't got the results we were promisedno significant savings, no marked improvement in performance." Does this sound familiar?

Biometric myths: six of the best

The biometrics industry is weighed down with claims and counterclaims, fallacies and myths. While some of the myths are no doubt based on an element of historical or scientific truth, some are now so out of date or inaccurate that they are almost laughable. Russ Davis, CEO of ISL Biometrics, makes sense of the confusion.

Major Players Shape Up for RFID Battle

According to a new study from IDC, large players such as Accenture, Capgemini, Deloitte, EDS, and IBM are positioning themselves to take a leading role in the emerging radio frequency identification (RFID) services sector.

Putting cost to the back of the supply chain

Putting cost to the back of the supply chain

Many organisations could benefit from deferring payment of taxes to as close to the point-of-sale as possible by using bonded warehouses.

Roches European Logistics Centre successfully migrates to Aldata software

Aldata received an order from Roche Diagnostics in Germany in May 2003 and the first phase of the delivery has now been successfully completed.

300,000+ order to implement complete new ERP systems

Accantia Health and Beauty Limited has placed an order valued in excess of 300,000 with business software specialists CPiO for a complete, new enterprise resource planning (ERP) system.

Top Search Engines are affected by Mydoom.N worm

Google problems include personal e-mail address spoofing that Mydoom repeats repetitively

SEL Imperial employ invisible workforce

It is well documented that British companies involved in the sales and distribution of products are facing an up hill battle against rising fuel prices and stiff competition. However, one Doncaster-based company is fighting back with something very different, an invisible workforce.

SOX COMPLIANCE - LESSONS FOR EUROPEAN SUPPLY CHAIN ORGANIZATIONS FROM THE US EXPERIENCE

SOX COMPLIANCE - LESSONS FOR EUROPEAN SUPPLY CHAIN ORGANIZATIONS FROM THE US EXPERIENCE

This white paper explains the need for organizations involved in supply chain activities to comply with SOX and outlines the best practices that can be adopted to achieve that. Considerable amount of space is devoted to explain the impact of SOX in the US context and the learning European companies can embrace from these early adopters.

LOADBUILDER PROGRAM FROM DELTION MAKES MANUAL LOAD PLANNING A THING OF THE PAST

Time-consuming manual load planning is now a thing of the past for transport companies with the new LoadBuilder automatic load planning program from Deltion Ltd, creator of the logistics industrys first collaborative web based system.

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