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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NX enables iMFLUX to accelerate its mould design and mold building processes

NX enables iMFLUX to accelerate its mould design and mold building processes

Founded in 2013, iMFLUX was created as a wholly owned subsidiary of Procter & Gamble (P&G) as the Ohio-based consumer products giant wanted to improve the technology of plastics processing. Procter & Gamble saw the need to reduce the cost and lead time to launch new plastic part designs.

Renovotec launches seasonal campaign with mobile device rental and purchase discounts

Renovotec launches seasonal campaign with mobile device rental and purchase discounts

Renovotec, the UK-based rugged hardware, software and services provider for supply chain companies is launching a seasonal November 2020 to end February 2021 campaign featuring rental and purchase discounts on leading handheld and vehicle-mounted mobile warehouse devices, as well as a special offer on Renovotec’s remote network monitoring service.

SATO Europe launches Russian website

SATO Europe launches Russian website

SATO, the global developer of auto-ID and labelling solutions, has launched a new Russian version of its website. The platform will enable the company to showcase its extensive market knowledge, product offering and technical expertise to the region.

Tis the season for a customer database health check

Tis the season for a customer database health check

By Barley Laing, UK Managing Director at Melissa. 

With the festive ads of big retailers hitting our screens and Black Friday not far away, the busiest trading period of the year is getting into full swing. 

Realising the benefits of Direct to Consumer

Realising the benefits of Direct to Consumer

By Karl H. Lauri, managing team member at MRPeasy.com.

Direct to Consumer (D2C) is a new yet already popular business strategy for many new, and some experienced small manufacturers. But without an appropriate IT platform, which combines traditional manufacturing ERP with new e-commerce channels, the benefits may not be entirely realised

IFS helps Marshall Aerospace & Defence Group scale its global defense manufacturing and service business

IFS helps Marshall Aerospace & Defence Group scale its global defense manufacturing and service business

To ensure visibility and control over mission-critical business processes such as manufacturing and maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO), international defence manufacturer and service provider Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group turned to global enterprise applications company IFS for a comprehensive enterprise applications platform.

Supply meets demand: New sourcing automation solution targets ocean freight procurement

Supply meets demand: New sourcing automation solution targets ocean freight procurement

Global provider of Intelligent Sourcing Automation, Keelvar, has launched its new AI-powered ocean freight sourcing automation solution.

Retail success post-COVID will rely on understanding new customer mindsets, says Conversity

Retail success post-COVID will rely on understanding new customer mindsets, says Conversity

Six months after COVID-19 started making its mark across the world, lockdown restrictions and widespread working from home offices have caused many consumers to rethink their shopping habits. Retail technology company Conversity believes that understanding the intricacies of these new mindsets is vital if brands are to thrive in the post-pandemic world.

Hexagon enhances its Smart Manufacturing solutions portfolio with the acquisition of D.P. Technology Corp

Hexagon enhances its Smart Manufacturing solutions portfolio with the acquisition of D.P. Technology Corp

Hexagon AB, provider of sensor, software and autonomous solutions, has signed an agreement to acquire D.P. Technology Corp., a developer and supplier of computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) technology.

Time to send in the robots

Time to send in the robots

New use cases for robotics are being identified almost daily. The rapid growth of ecommerce, fuelled in part by necessity from Covid-19 lockdowns, has meant that for many organisations, the requirements for staff and goods is growing at a rate too fast to meet demand – the need for automation is now greater than ever.

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