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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Time’s up – new research reveals almost three quarters of businesses don’t have the skills to succeed in a post pandemic world

Time’s up – new research reveals almost three quarters of businesses don’t have the skills to succeed in a post pandemic world

A new study into the concerns business leaders in the UK currently hold in relation to a post-pandemic world, has highlighted that a staggering 73% of businesses don’t believe they have the skills needed to succeed. The research has shown that communication skills are where the gaps lie with 50% of business professionals picking up bad habits over lockdown.

Essential Things To Know When Starting A Courier Service Business

Essential Things To Know When Starting A Courier Service Business

By John Moran, freelance writer.

There are a few make-or-break pointers to look into when starting a courier service business. Try not to generalize business as each company differs, and with the courier ones, in particular, there are vital things to take note of that are critical in whether you sink or swim.

10 years of ceramic 3D printing: IDTechEx discusses where it’s going next

10 years of ceramic 3D printing: IDTechEx discusses where it’s going next

This year, the first company to enter the ceramic 3D printing landscape – Lithoz – is celebrating its 10th anniversary.“When we started the company, nobody was actually able to do the additive manufacturing of high-performance ceramics,” stated Dr. Johannes Homa, CEO of Lithoz.

Leading Dubai-based carrier selects GEP SMART software to elevate Its procurement capabilities

Leading Dubai-based carrier selects GEP SMART software to elevate Its procurement capabilities

GEP, provider of procurement software and services to Fortune 500 and Global 2000 enterprises worldwide, has announced that a leading Dubai-based carrier has selected GEP SMART, the procurement software platform, to support elements of its source-to-pay (S2P) process.

Shippeo tops 103% annual growth, becomes world's most recommended real-time transportation visibility provider

Shippeo tops 103% annual growth, becomes world's most recommended real-time transportation visibility provider

Shippeo, the European specialist in real-time transportation visibility, has announced that 103% year-on-year growth in subscription revenues and 181% net retention rate.

Qlik cloud empowers food manufacturer Whitworths to transform business operations with the power of cloud analytics

Qlik cloud empowers food manufacturer Whitworths to transform business operations with the power of cloud analytics

Qlik has announced that healthier snack manufacturer, Whitworths, has made a crucial next step in its business transformation towards a cloud model by scaling and rolling out Qlik’s cloud-based data analytics platform  to improve access to real-time analytics.

Momentum for Growth: 4th AMTC to explore the industrialisation of additive manufacturing for a new tomorrow

Momentum for Growth: 4th AMTC to explore the industrialisation of additive manufacturing for a new tomorrow

Additive Manufacturing (AM) is changing the world. This disruptive, next-generation technology is helping to put more advanced rockets into space, revolutionising design thinking for sustainability solutions and shaping jobs of the future. 

3D printing in outer space: students test igus linear axes in near-zero gravity flights

3D printing in outer space: students test igus linear axes in near-zero gravity flights

When booms for solar panels or satellite antennas are transported into space in a rocket, they are exposed to very high loads. To simplify space transportation and speed up the production of these components, a student team from the Munich University of Applied Sciences, AIMIS-FYT, is researching a 3D printing process for space.

Alibaba’s self-driving robots deliver over one million orders

Alibaba’s self-driving robots deliver over one million orders

Alibaba DAMO Academy, the global research initiative set up by Alibaba Group, has announced that the last-mile logistics vehicle ‘Xiaomanlv’, developed by its autonomous driving lab (‘lab’), has delivered over one million shipment orders as of September 2021.

Markforged releases Eiger Fleet to scale additive manufacturing

Markforged releases Eiger Fleet to scale additive manufacturing

Markforged, creator of the integrated metal and carbon fibre additive manufacturing platform, The Digital Forge, has announced Eiger Fleet, a cloud-based software solution designed to accelerate the adoption of additive manufacturing operations at scale.

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