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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How being a ‘remote-first’ business can improve your organisation

How being a ‘remote-first’ business can improve your organisation

By Gerry Tombs, CEO, Clearvision

In the last few days, there has been encouraging news about COVID-19 vaccines, with the vaccination programme kicking off across the country. And while there’s still a lot of green between this particular ball and the pocket, most of us let out a sigh of relief, with hope that there might be some return to normality.

A bare-bones Brexit deal for traders, but a no-deal Brexit for many other sectors

A bare-bones Brexit deal for traders, but a no-deal Brexit for many other sectors

The trade and security deal the UK Government struck with the EU is a bare-bones deal for tariff-free trade in goods, but a no-deal for many other business sectors, creating significant frictions and less EU market access from 1 January, according to tax and advisory firm Blick Rothenberg.

How Amazon Manages its Delivery Routes (And How to Copy Them)

How Amazon Manages its Delivery Routes (And How to Copy Them)

Amazon started as a website where you could pre-order books or send gifts. Nowadays, they’re a company where you can get just about anything you need delivered within hours. Amazon has grown exponentially in just the past decade. So how exactly did they get to where they are now?

Digital transformation predictions for 2021

Digital transformation predictions for 2021

While 2020 was a year of innovation in digital services, the focus in 2021 is likely to be more about consolidation. After ensuring over the past 12 months that employees could work remotely, the next step is to keep users at the heart of digital strategies.

Citius, altius, deminuous? Why small is the new big in fulfilment centres

Citius, altius, deminuous? Why small is the new big in fulfilment centres

By Alex MacPherson,Manhattan Associates

The pandemic has accelerated the proliferation of ecommerce by up to six years according to certain reports and the grocery industry has been one of the most (positively on the whole) affected by this surge in online sales.

Tips on tackling stress over Christmas

Tips on tackling stress over Christmas

Ezra, the global provider of digital coaching, presents some tips on getting the most out of the Christmas period.

One million offers in one day: TIMOCOM's freight exchange hits record level again

One million offers in one day: TIMOCOM's freight exchange hits record level again

On 15 December one million freight and vehicle space offers were published in TIMOCOM's Smart Logistics System. This number not only marks a peak shortly before the start of the new lockdown. There have never been so many offers available in the freight exchange on a single day.

Colour changing ‘smart labels’ will ensure face masks keep people safe in supermarkets and retail stores

Colour changing ‘smart labels’ will ensure face masks keep people safe in supermarkets and retail stores

Technology that will alert users to the need to replace their face mask has been unveiled by smart packaging company, Insignia Technologies.

Businesses should not be shamed using the furlough scheme, says The Accountancy Partnership

Businesses should not be shamed using the furlough scheme, says The Accountancy Partnership

Business finance experts worry that troubled businesses will be discouraged from claiming the job support scheme funding as employers who claim under the scheme for the month of December onwards will be published online by HMRC.

5 ways small businesses can grow after emerging from disruption

5 ways small businesses can grow after emerging from disruption

The pandemic made 2020 a difficult year for many small businesses, as many closed permanently. But other small companies had success despite the surge in outbreaks and are hoping to build on those achievements in 2021.

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