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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UK Manufacturing PMI: pent-up demand drives ongoing boom but inflation threat looms large – MHA comments

UK Manufacturing PMI: pent-up demand drives ongoing boom but inflation threat looms large – MHA comments

Atul Kariya, Head of Manufacturing and Engineering and Partner at MHA, comments on today’s UK Manufacturing PMI as high demand and increased CapEx propels the UK manufacturing sector, but warns of dangers posed by ongoing supply chain issues and global inflationary pressure:

Coca-Cola HBC to digitally transform its end-to-end planning with Blue Yonder

Coca-Cola HBC to digitally transform its end-to-end planning with Blue Yonder

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed consumption patterns as bars and restaurants were closed and more people re-created their consumption routines at home.

ProGlove launches MARK Basic standard range For short distance barcode scanning

ProGlove launches MARK Basic standard range For short distance barcode scanning

ProGlove, the provider of ergonomic wearables for industry, has launched a new wearable scanner. MARK Basic standard range (SR) addresses the needs of organisations with a focus on short distance scanning.

Tetra Pak calls for more women to join the food and beverage manufacturing industry

Tetra Pak calls for more women to join the food and beverage manufacturing industry

Tetra Pak has identified an opportunity for more women to join the F&B manufacturing industry, to help drive transformational change.

How To Manage A Fleet Of Company Vehicles

How To Manage A Fleet Of Company Vehicles

By Rosana Beechum, freelance writer

When you’re running a business, it can seem like the more assets you have, the more overwhelming things may become. If you’re an entrepreneur, then you might feel this way when it comes to managing a fleet of company vehicles. Each one can be a costly asset to your firm that requires great care and attention, so getting things right here is incredibly important.

Manhattan Associates announces breakthrough in supply chain execution

Manhattan Associates announces breakthrough in supply chain execution

At its Momentum Connect customer conference, Manhattan Associates Inc. announced a landmark advancement in supply chain efficiency and optimisation.

Empower warehouse operation and logistics tasks with Unitech’s new devices: the HT730 handheld terminal and WD200 wearable computer

Empower warehouse operation and logistics tasks with Unitech’s new devices: the HT730 handheld terminal and WD200 wearable computer

The Unitech HT730 Android 10 (upgradable to Android 12) is GMS certified, has a large keypad design with backlight,  features a 4” (400 nits) screen and integrates a powerful Qualcomm 720G AI engine with 4GB of DDR4 RAM.

Renovotec to drive Whitworths warehouse modernisation with voice picking and wireless networking

Renovotec to drive Whitworths warehouse modernisation with voice picking and wireless networking

Renovotec, the UK’s rugged hardware, software and services provider for supply chain companies, is to drive Whitworths’ planned warehouse modernisation with new voice picking and wireless networking technology it was announced today. The agreed project ROI is less than one year for the new systems and infrastructure investment, led by a 35% increase in voice-driven picking productivity. 

New Government report shows steep fall in trade with both EU and non-EU countries – with Brexit having a bigger impact than Covid

New Government report shows steep fall in trade with both EU and non-EU countries – with Brexit having a bigger impact than Covid

A new Government report highlights the real impact that the ‘double whammy’ of Brexit and the coronavirus have had on UK trade, says the international delivery expert ParcelHero.

Automotive and aerospace quality excellence being transferred to other manufacturing sectors

Automotive and aerospace quality excellence being transferred to other manufacturing sectors

Manufacturers in the rail, marine, defence and household good sectors can now benefit from more than 25 years of automotive and aerospace quality excellence as G&P is undergoing a proactive diversification drive across adjacent sectors.

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