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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British manufacturers are failing to support their sales staff

British manufacturers are failing to support their sales staff

Showpad research has revealed that sales staff in manufacturing are being left dangerously exposed when selling complex or high-value products and services, with 17% of organisations failing to carry out any kind of training or coaching.

CounterPath chosen by Honeywell to create Unified Communications (UC) Solution for mobile devices and handheld scanners

CounterPath chosen by Honeywell to create Unified Communications (UC) Solution for mobile devices and handheld scanners

CounterPath Corporation, a global provider of Unified Communications and Collaboration (UCC) solutions for enterprises and service providers, has partnered with Honeywell to create Smart Talk -- a new Unified Communications (UC) software solution that enables organizations to streamline communications, increase productivity, and enhance customer experiences by allowing mobile workers to connect and collaborate on the devices they already use in their daily operations.

What’s in store for 2020 and beyond? 6 trends shaping warehouses of the future

What’s in store for 2020 and beyond? 6 trends shaping warehouses of the future

In 2010, many warehouses would still have been regarded as a neglected cost centre. Now, moving into 2020, the warehouse is a carefully managed control centre and very often the strategic hub of e-commerce within an ever-extending supply chain.

Connecting the enterprise - Digital Transformation Technology report

Connecting the enterprise - Digital Transformation Technology report

Manufacturing & Logistics IT spoke to a number of experts from the vendor and analyst communities about current and possible future trends and areas of development within the world of Digital Transformation – including those concerning Artificial Intelligence, Analytics, Robotics, Cloud and Edge Computing.

The global market for technical consumer goods looks optimistic for 2020

The global market for technical consumer goods looks optimistic for 2020

After a stable 2019, GfK experts expect for the global market for technical consumer goods a value growth of +2.5 percent in 2020. Telecoms, Small Domestic Appliances and Major Domestic Appliances will drive the growth.

Dimerco and Elanders enter joint venture for air and sea freight forwarding business

Dimerco and Elanders enter joint venture for air and sea freight forwarding business

Dimerco Express Group have announced a joint venture with 25% investment in the newly founded German subsidiary of Swedish public company Elanders Group, ITG Air & Sea GmbH.

ConcreteDirect selects HERE as mapping and location service provider

ConcreteDirect selects HERE as mapping and location service provider

ConcreteDirect, a brand of LafargeHolcim, has selected HERE Technologies, a global leader in location platform services, as its mapping and location services provider to support the future growth of this digital solution.

NORD: Condition monitoring for predictive maintenance concepts

NORD: Condition monitoring for predictive maintenance concepts

The system from NORD DRIVESYSTEMS regularly or permanently records drive and status data in order to optimise the operational safety and efficiency of machines and plants. Based on this information, concepts for predictive maintenance can also be developed.

Experts create clean cold research hub to meet global challenge

Experts create clean cold research hub to meet global challenge

Led by UK Universities, multi-disciplinary researchers from around the globe are joining forces in an innovative new research centre aimed at speeding up the use of radical new cooling solution to help small-holder farmers, medicine suppliers and others make the most of clean and sustainable chilled distribution systems.

Priority Software Recognized in 2019 Gartner Market Guide for Service-Centric Cloud ERP Solutions

Priority Software Recognized in 2019 Gartner Market Guide for Service-Centric Cloud ERP Solutions

Priority Software Ltd.has announced that it has been recognized as a Representative Vendor in Gartner’s 2019 Market Guide for Service-Centric Cloud ERP Solutions1, marking the second consecutive year that Priority has been named in this industry report.

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