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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BJS Distribution Storage & Couriers Limited future-proofs warehouse efficiencies with scalable WiFi solution from Zyxel

BJS Distribution Storage & Couriers Limited future-proofs warehouse efficiencies with scalable WiFi solution from Zyxel

BJS Distribution Storage & Couriers Limited is a family run, two-man home delivery and assembly service. The company warehouses and delivers large, heavy goods - including furniture and electricals - across the UK, for brands such as The Cotswold Company, Made.com and Wayfair.

Supply chain impact: Trumps tariff warning rocks global markets

Supply chain impact: Trumps tariff warning rocks global markets

By Slimane Allab, EMEA General Manager and SVP, LLamasoft.

The ongoing US/China trade war affects businesses’ supply chains in a variety of ways and not just in terms of increased taxes and tariffs.

Onboarding: the key to a successful EDI project

Onboarding: the key to a successful EDI project

By Karolina Piotrzkowska, Business Solution Manager, Comarch.

Onboarding business partners is a crucial step in any EDI project. Indeed, it may be said to be the most important, for a technically perfect EDI solution has no value if business partners are not connected and exchanging messages effectively. Given the complexity of the issue, this article presents the most important aspects of the process to help you increase your chances of success with your EDI project.

The NX Group optimises high-tech distribution operation with Paragon’s routing and scheduling software

The NX Group optimises high-tech distribution operation with Paragon’s routing and scheduling software

The NX Group, a provider of secure supply chain solutions for the high-tech, beauty, and food and beverage sectors, has adopted Paragon’s routing and scheduling software to streamline transport planning and meet diverse customer requirements.

Skills agenda at IMHX 2019 will highlight how to attract and retain the best young talent

Skills agenda at IMHX 2019 will highlight how to attract and retain the best young talent

The IMHX 2019 Future Skills Theatre agenda is now live and features a line-up of notable logistics leaders who will share their thoughts on how school leavers and graduates can be encouraged to pursue a career in supply chain management.

‘Retailers were already struggling – now it’s even more difficult to keep up’: BRC and Chargebacks911 support retailers struggling with payment disputes

‘Retailers were already struggling – now it’s even more difficult to keep up’: BRC and Chargebacks911 support retailers struggling with payment disputes

The go-to trade association for all UK retailers, British Retail Consortium (BRC), is working with dispute processing and remediation company, Chargebacks911, to help its members better understand how to combat friendly fraud and chargebacks.

UK exports fall in the face of global trade tensions

UK exports fall in the face of global trade tensions

Whilst the export of goods from the UK fell in Q2 2019, larger UK manufacturers remain focused on export growth with the highest proportion of companies exporting in nearly four years, according to the latest Lloyds Bank International Trade Index, compiled in partnership with IHS Markit.

Brother boosts new sales opportunities for channel with services expansion

Brother boosts new sales opportunities for channel with services expansion

Business technology solutions provider, Brother UK, has launched four new services for print and scan devices, giving channel partners new revenue streams and strengthening their ability to help clients capture efficiency savings.

DTM Group announces its cooperation with printer manufacturer OKI

DTM Group announces its cooperation with printer manufacturer OKI

DTM Group has added OKI’s Pro1050 digital LED five colour label printer to its product portfolio to be distributed through its subsidiary DTM Print (formerly Primera Europe).

Five tips for delivering better customer experiences through agile manufacturing

Five tips for delivering better customer experiences through agile manufacturing

By John Bruno, VP of Product Management, Elastic Path Software.

Agility is now a vital attribute for modern manufacturers however, it requires a different mindset. One that goes against years of conditioning and forces manufacturers to think quite differently than they have in the past.

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