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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Shippers demand efficiency and technology brings that – Cogoport president Flemming Frost

Shippers demand efficiency and technology brings that – Cogoport president Flemming Frost

Digital practices and technology adoption are bringing greater productivity, effectiveness and profitability in the shipping and logistics industry, Cogoport president Flemming Frost told industry leaders at a major shipping conference in the Netherlands.

You’ve got IIoT all wrong – Focusing less on tech and more on impact is key to success in the 4IR

You’ve got IIoT all wrong – Focusing less on tech and more on impact is key to success in the 4IR

Industry 4.0. The industrial internet of things. Digitalisation. Smart manufacturing. The fourth industrial revolution. There are dozens of different names for the uptake in connected technologies and the convergence of IT and OT systems taking place in industry at the moment. One thing most people do agree on, however, is that it’s tech-driven. But should this really be the case? Here, George Walker, managing director of industrial automation expert Novotek UK and Ireland, makes the case for goal-driven digitalisation.

FuturMaster launches new AI-powered forecasting software to help manufacturers and retailers more successfully launch new products

FuturMaster launches new AI-powered forecasting software to help manufacturers and retailers more successfully launch new products

FuturMaster, which provides supply chain planning software for clients including L’Oreal, Heineken and LVMH, is launching a new forecasting solution that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to help companies more successfully launch new products. A recent trial with a Chinese textiles firm found that the new tool, powered by AI, was more accurate in over three-quarters of forecasting scenarios......

Manhattan Associates named a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems for eleventh consecutive time

Manhattan Associates named a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems for eleventh consecutive time

Manhattan Associates Inc has been named a Leader in Gartner Inc.’s 2019 Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems (WMS). Measured on both completeness of vision and ability to execute, Manhattan Associates is proud to have once again been positioned the highest for ability to execute and furthest to the right for completeness of vision.

BEC interview with Tom Hamlyn, Logistics Director at Aliaxis

BEC interview with Tom Hamlyn, Logistics Director at Aliaxis

Welcome to the third of BEC’s exclusive customer interviews.

This time it’s with Tom Hamlyn, Logistics Director at Aliaxis, a global leader in the production and distribution of advanced plastic piping systems. Tom has worked at Aliaxis for over 20 years, heading up the Logistics Department since 2015.

Finnish fish producer optimises production with Siemens PLM Software’s MindSphere IoT operating system

Finnish fish producer optimises production with Siemens PLM Software’s MindSphere IoT operating system

Heimon Kala, based in Hämeenlinna, Finland, is one of the country’s five largest smoked fish companies and has been a leader in the fish processing industry for over three decades. In order to stay ahead of the competition, the company realised the importance of digitalisation in meeting customer demand.

Todd DeLaughter named by Castik Capital as new group CEO to drive Alpega portfolio

Todd DeLaughter named by Castik Capital as new group CEO to drive Alpega portfolio

Todd DeLaughter has been appointed as the new Alpega group CEO. The incumbent CEOs Oswald Werle (inet) and Fabrice Maquignon (TS) will stay on board and continue to support the future Alpega growth strategy.

RIO developing new logistics services for the entire supply chain

RIO developing new logistics services for the entire supply chain

The RIO ecosystem is growing. At the trade fair ‘transport logistic’ in Munich, RIO is presenting new services, new partners, and the RIO universe for your pocket.

Professionals reveal how they are benefiting from 3D printing technology

Professionals reveal how they are benefiting from 3D printing technology

The research conducted by www.Case24.com.

One of the fastest-growing developments in the world of technology has been that of 3D printing. It is the process of depositing successive layers of material (e.g. plastic, metal, wax etc.) in a 3D printer, to create a physical object envisioned from a digital model.

TomTom Telematics wins award for commitment to ethical selling

TomTom Telematics wins award for commitment to ethical selling

TomTom Telematics UKI has been awarded the Investor in Sales accolade by the Association of Professional Sales (APS) in recognition of its commitment to ethical sales standards.

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