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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SICK shrinks UHF RFID read/writing

SICK shrinks UHF RFID read/writing

SICK has launched what it claims to be the smallest industrial UHF RFID read/write device of its kind, the RFU610, creating new opportunities to integrate RFID track and trace capability in automated machines and mobile vehicles in warehousing, materials handling, and logistics environments.

Summer, vacation, lost luggage: How RFID tracking can help with lost bags at the airport

Summer, vacation, lost luggage: How RFID tracking can help with lost bags at the airport

Airlines want to use RFID technology to create solutions for lost baggage. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that from 2020, each piece of luggage will be equipped with an RFID tag.

IMS Evolve and Current, powered by GE, partner to enable smarter food retail

IMS Evolve and Current, powered by GE, partner to enable smarter food retail

IMS Evolve, the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) company, has announced a strategic partnership with Current, powered by GE, the digital engine for intelligent environments, to deliver IoT solutions to the food retail sector. The partnership leverages IMS Evolve’s integration and automation capabilities and Current’s Daintree wireless controls infrastructure to offer a proven solution that is helping food retailers reduce operational costs and improve the customer experience.

Digital deliveries

Digital deliveries

By Mattan David, Supply Chain and IoT Director, Polymer Logistics.

Sensor-equipped pallets and roll cages can provide highly accurate location, temperature and humidity data, meaning that products reach retailers at the right time and in perfect condition. Polymer Logistics explains how these Internet of Things-enabled technologies are creating the smarter supply chains of tomorrow.

Checklist for third party risk: key considerations for businesses to safeguard their data

Checklist for third party risk: key considerations for businesses to safeguard their data

By AJ Thompson, CCO of Northdoor plc.

Organisations are increasingly aware that they should take their own cyber security and compliance requirements seriously. However, what security measures are in place for their third parties?

TU Berlin and 4flow develop multiscale data structures and algorithms for supply chain planning

TU Berlin and 4flow develop multiscale data structures and algorithms for supply chain planning

How can very large networks be designed more intelligently and efficiently? 4flow, a provider of supply chain consulting, software, and 4PL services, collaborated with the Combinatorial Optimization & Graph Algorithms Group (COGA) at the Technical University of Berlin in Germany in order to answer this question.

Poor systems biggest impact on employee productivity – new research

Poor systems biggest impact on employee productivity – new research

Poor systems, office politics and absence are highlighted as key drivers of unproductivity, according to an independent survey of senior HR people, commissioned by e-days.

India’s growing manufacturing sector props up industrial automation equipment demand, despite global slowdown

India’s growing manufacturing sector props up industrial automation equipment demand, despite global slowdown

By Nitin Sharma, analyst, manufacturing technology, IHS Markit.

Despite a worldwide slowdown in the growth of the industrial automation equipment (IAE) market, the strong expansion of India’s manufacturing sector is allowing the global IAE industry to remain on an expansion trajectory in 2019.

Calcuso handles back-to-school peak ecommerce order volumes with Descartes pixi WMS

Calcuso handles back-to-school peak ecommerce order volumes with Descartes pixi WMS

Descartes Systems Group has announced that Calcuso.com, the ecommerce distributor of educational and office supplies in Germany, is using the Descartes pixi Warehouse Management System (WMS) to seamlessly handle high back-to-school order volumes across Europe.

Ensuring your print estate is included in your digital transformation journey is key to manufacturing sector productivity

Ensuring your print estate is included in your digital transformation journey is key to manufacturing sector productivity

The manufacturing sector has faced increased pressures in recent years, with greater emphasis on faster, better products, services and experiences, customers and their changing needs and expectations.

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