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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HTF transport drives efficiency gains with BigChange

HTF transport drives efficiency gains with BigChange

Heavy-lift transport specialist HTF has deployed the latest mobile technology as part of a real-time paperless system that has transformed the business in 6 months.

SnapFulfil driving accelerated growth at family firm

SnapFulfil driving accelerated growth at family firm

SnapFulfil WMS is helping to power forward an automotive salvage specialist’s ambitious five-year growth plan, which is predicted to boost turnover to a £1/4 billion.

EPG targets ambitious UK expansion with new country manager hire

EPG targets ambitious UK expansion with new country manager hire

Voice-picking specialist EPG has signalled the strength of its ambition in the UK logistics market with the appointment of Gavin Clark as country manager.

Manufacturing industry R&D spending rose 4.4% last year despite pandemic — Catax

Manufacturing industry R&D spending rose 4.4% last year despite pandemic — Catax

R&D spending in the manufacturing industry defied expectations with a 4.4% rise last year despite the pandemic, analysis of latest ONS data by business tax relief consultancy Cataxshows1.

The Cotton On Group begins operations with second Vanderlande

The Cotton On Group begins operations with second Vanderlande

One of Australia’s largest global retailers has once again selected Vanderlande’s flexible TRAYSORTER solution in order to optimise the processes within its distribution centre (DC) in Avalon Victoria.

New Salesforce research reveals that the pandemic has progressed plans for cloud adoption for 81% of manufacturers

New Salesforce research reveals that the pandemic has progressed plans for cloud adoption for 81% of manufacturers

Salesforce, the CRM solutions provider, has released its Trends in Manufacturing report which shows the far-reaching effects the global pandemic has had on the industry.

Ultimation Industries introduces warehouse robots to give companies of all sizes more flexible material handling solutions

Ultimation Industries introduces warehouse robots to give companies of all sizes more flexible material handling solutions

Autonomous Mobile Robot (AMR) technology – also known as warehouse robots – is now within the reach of mid-size companies. They provide more flexible material handling when used in conjunction with Motor-Driven Roller (MDR) and other conveyor systems, according to Ultimation Industries LLC. Ultimation is a woman-owned leader in conveyor technology and automation for over 30 years.

Automation: Learning the secrets of uptime

Automation: Learning the secrets of uptime

By Will Carder, Automation Sales Engineer at Quadient. 

Automation offers a route forward for hard-pressed e-fulfilment operations – particularly, when it comes to packaging processes. But how do you build in operational resilience? What are the secrets to maximising uptime?

Chocolate maker finds the digital sweet spot with Made Smarter

Chocolate maker finds the digital sweet spot with Made Smarter

A chocolate maker, supported by Made Smarter, is poised to experience a game-changing productivity increase by automating its manufacturing process.

Waterline keeps the nation's homes fully furnished with help from PODFather

Waterline keeps the nation's homes fully furnished with help from PODFather

Waterline, the provider of kitchen, bedroom and office furniture and fittings, relies on PODFather's electronic proof of delivery technology to help track and manage its nationwide distribution operation.

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