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.


Coca-Cola Enterprises to Roll out Ruggedized Handheld Computers from Symbol Technologies to 28,000 Mobile Workers

Symbol Technologies, Inc. have announced that Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. is purchasing Symbol's next-generation handheld computer, the Symbol MC9000, as part of a comprehensive enterprise mobility solution for its North American and European mobile workforce.

Rheem Air Conditioning Adds Logility Supply Chain Planning

Increasing service levels through improved inventory planning is key driver


Faster Processor, Extended Battery Life, New Smart Charger, and VoiceXML Architecture Combine to Raise the Bar for Industrial-Strength Voice Technology.

Swisslog builds new logistics centre for Maag Technic

Swisslog will plan and implement the merging of several warehouses into a single central logistics centre, to be located in Dbendorf near Zurich for the Swiss industrial components company Maag Technic AG.

Improve driver management - interface with your WMS

Improve driver management - interface with your WMS

A new touch screen driver booking system developed by Chess Logistics Technology to interface with its warehouse management system (WMS) has saved money, eliminated paperwork, reduced the number of vehicle movements and enhanced health and safety at the cold store operated by Exel in Melton Mowbray.

Offshore manufacturing: Ending apathy is the only solution

The offshore outsourcing question has been looming over the heads of the British manufacturing fraternity for some time...Manufacturers seem to be accepting what they see as a fated doom, without considering the options for reducing costs in other ways.

Siemens Brings Expert Knowledge to the Point of Sale

Q&A With Siemens Energy and Automation. Siemens Energy and Automation is the leading manufacturer of Above NEMA motors, used exclusively for industrial and manufacturing applications. With the goal to continue their high market standards, Siemens found their answer in Cincom Manufacturing Business Solutions Interactive Selling and Product Configuration solution.

Paxar launches unique, innovative RFID Technology Investment Protection Programme

Solution addresses suppliers' needs to implement RFID quickly and effectively.

Extech introduces new portable thermal printer: the S3750THS

Hybrid design from two successful printers, offers additional options including WiFi

Formula Color, the New Professional Mobile Computer from Datalogic with Colour Display and Green Spot

Datalogic presents the new Formula Color mobile computer with colour display and an intuitive user interface for Wi-Fi data collection in retail environments.

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