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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ORBCOMM joins Blockchain in Transport Alliance

ORBCOMM joins Blockchain in Transport Alliance

ORBCOMM Inc., a global provider of industrial Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, has joined the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA), a forum for the development of blockchain standards, education and solutions for the freight industry founded in August 2017.

Manufacturing & Logistics IT March 2018

Manufacturing & Logistics IT March 2018

The March 2018 edition of Manufacturing & Logistics IT features a Special Technology Report on Transportation Management.

For this report, we spoke with experts from the vendor and analyst communities about recent trends and ongoing areas of development within the world of Transportation Management – including those concerning integration, Cloud/SaaS and legislation.

MegaFon and NEC test AI for planning and maintenance of transport network resources

MegaFon and NEC test AI for planning and maintenance of transport network resources

MegaFon PJSC and NEC Corporation have announced the successful completion of AI technology field tests in Russia-based MegaFon's live network in order to improve the efficiency of planning and maintenance of transport network resources.

Manufacturing output growth slows but remains strong – CBI

Manufacturing output growth slows but remains strong – CBI

Manufacturing order books weakened in the three months to March, but remained well above their long-run average, according to the latest monthly CBI Industrial Trends Survey.

MWheels to meet Department for Transport and DVSA to discuss EU Roadworthiness Directive

MWheels to meet Department for Transport and DVSA to discuss EU Roadworthiness Directive

MWheels is to meet with the Department for Transport (DfT) and DVSA to understand why the EU Roadworthiness Directive, and its section on CV wheels, has not been incorporated in UK law.

Accenture and SAP to build and deploy extended planning systems on SAP S/4HANA

Accenture and SAP to build and deploy extended planning systems on SAP S/4HANA

Accenture and SAP SE plan to co-innovate, co-develop and jointly go to market with extended planning solutions based on SAP S/4HANA for the manufacturing industry.

XPO Logistics to introduce Drive XPO mobile technology in Europe

XPO Logistics to introduce Drive XPO mobile technology in Europe

XPO Logistics, the global provider of transport and logistics solutions, will be expanding its Drive XPO mobile technology to Europe this spring, following a successful launch in North America.

2018 3D Printing Industry Awards showcase leading technology

2018 3D Printing Industry Awards showcase leading technology

The 3D Printing Industry Awards return to London on May 17th 2018. The 3D Printing Industry Awards are nominated and voted on by readers of tech journal 3DPrintingIndustry.com. In 2017, over 200,000 votes were received, making the voting process the largest ever survey of the additive manufacturing sector.

Transport Research Arena conference to be held in Vienna this April

Transport Research Arena conference to be held in Vienna this April

The 7th edition of the "Transport Research Arena" (TRA 2018) research conference will be held on 16-19th April in Vienna.

Making water supplies more resilient for manufacturers

Making water supplies more resilient for manufacturers

Manufacturers are being urged to review their contingency plans following water supply disruptions caused by extreme weather last week which saw Cadbury's and Jaguar Land Rover temporarily close factories in the West Midlands.

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