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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AVEVA and Microsoft announce collaboration on cloud and AI to drive digital transformation in manufacturing and energy sectors

AVEVA and Microsoft announce collaboration on cloud and AI to drive digital transformation in manufacturing and energy sectors

AVEVA, the engineering and industrial software solutions provider, will be extending its long-standing strategic collaboration with Microsoft to focus on accelerating digital transformation in the industrial sector.

New additive manufacturing software creates grid structures

New additive manufacturing software creates grid structures

For the production of lightweight components and implants, the latest version of the 4D_Additive software from CoreTechnologie allows for the fast and easy creation of internal and external grid structures, so-called lattices.

Brits slash Christmas shopping budgets by 6%

Brits slash Christmas shopping budgets by 6%

The global pandemic has impacted nearly every aspect of our lives this year, including Britons' Christmas shopping budgets, according to research by the Fashion Retail Academy.

BMW chooses Inspekto to bring AI to the factory floor

BMW chooses Inspekto to bring AI to the factory floor

The BMW plant in Steyr, Austria, is the BMW Group’s largest engine plant worldwide. At the facility, the top priorities are quality, efficiency and the transformation to Industry 4.0 through the implementation of digital technologies at shop floor level.

Dakota customer interview with Univar Solutions’ Regional Operations Manager, Suzanne Williams

Dakota customer interview with Univar Solutions’ Regional Operations Manager, Suzanne Williams

Welcome to the first of Dakota Integrated Solutions’ exclusive customer interviews. Dakota spoke with Suzanne Williams, Regional Operations Manager at Univar Solutions, to find out how Dakota has worked with her and her Team to implement a new scanning solution within the company’s warehouse operation.

Modern manufacturing: How craftsmen can fuse technology with traditional skills

Modern manufacturing: How craftsmen can fuse technology with traditional skills

Our love affair with one of a kind, handmade products has continued to blossom in recent years. The so-called ‘craft economy’ has gained significant ground as more consumers turn away from meaningless, throwaway items and opt for unique designs that will be treasured for a lifetime.

WorkSafe Analytics can monitor social distancing, PPE compliance and workplace occupancy to mitigate COVID risk

WorkSafe Analytics can monitor social distancing, PPE compliance and workplace occupancy to mitigate COVID risk

Advanced Analytics company Empiricai, is calling on industry to take action in order to prevent further workplace closures and boost the economy. In these uncertain times, an increase in positive cases in the workplace can have a devastating impact on an organisation’s productivity, output and revenue, so granular risk analysis is needed.

Industry 4.0 is more relevant than ever for the manufacturing sector and should be high on the list of priorities rather than on the back-burner

Industry 4.0 is more relevant than ever for the manufacturing sector and should be high on the list of priorities rather than on the back-burner

Like many sectors, the current pandemic has had a huge impact on the manufacturing industry. Cuts in demand and a reduction in raw materials have meant that many manufacturing firms are looking for ways to find efficiencies within current processes.

Ivanti Wavelink enhances printer management capabilities for the supply chain

Ivanti Wavelink enhances printer management capabilities for the supply chain

Ivanti Wavelink, the supply chain business unit of Ivanti, has announced Ivanti Wavelink Avalanche now offers several new management and discovery capabilities for Zebra’s ruggedised thermal and barcode printers for the supply chain.

Teradyne drives supply chain innovation and growth with Kinaxis

Teradyne drives supply chain innovation and growth with Kinaxis

Kinaxis Inc., the authority in driving agility for fast, confident decision-making in an unpredictable world, is celebrating 25 years of working with Teradyne, an industrial automation solution provider, to enable end-to-end supply chain visibility, drive integration and collaboration across internal departments and external suppliers and accelerate strategic initiatives like M&A.

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