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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Consumer-centric supply chains: Track and trace for enhanced agility

Consumer-centric supply chains: Track and trace for enhanced agility

“Today’s digitally-equipped consumer expects their order to reach them in the same day, at the press of a touch screen.” says Laurent Lassus, general manager marketing and product management at SATO Europe. “To meet this need for ‘whim-based’, rather than demand-based commerce, manufacturing and logistics operations must become increasingly agile in their approach by adopting systems and solutions that enable on-demand traceability.”

Making the business case for digitally transforming labelling

Making the business case for digitally transforming labelling

By Ken Moir, VP marketing, NiceLabel.

With the latest wave of digitisation, there are very few areas of our lives and businesses that haven’t been digitally transformed. We see evidence of digitisation in the prototype smart cities, in our automobiles, and even in our homes.

The vital role of Auto ID in digital transformation

The vital role of Auto ID in digital transformation

Kamran Farooq, sales manager – manufacturing, of Datalogic, the global automatic identification technology and process automation solutions provider, discusses the technologies driving digital transformation in manufacturing and logistics.

Meeting the Black Friday challenge

Meeting the Black Friday challenge

Darrel Williams, EMEA sales director, Voice at Honeywell, considers the effect peak demand periods such as Black Friday can have on retailers’ and warehouse professionals’ supply chain operations, and how voice-directed picking and replenishment technology can offer the ideal solution.

Omnichannel profitability starts with advanced inventory insight

Omnichannel profitability starts with advanced inventory insight

By Georgia Leybourne, senior director international marketing, Manhattan Associates.

Not long ago, retailers had a clear differentiation in sales channels. Inventory located in a store was only consumed through that store. And inventory located at a warehouse was only consumed through the catalogue, phone, or perhaps online site associated with that warehouse.

Four Common Mistakes That Leave Businesses Vulnerable to Online Attacks

Four Common Mistakes That Leave Businesses Vulnerable to Online Attacks

The threat of online attacks is one of the biggest issues in the modern business world. The true financial cost of being hacked is huge but hard to calculate. It includes factors such as reputational damage and the knock-on effect for suppliers, as well as the direct financial losses.

Print DNA: What’s inside your printer matters

Print DNA: What’s inside your printer matters

By Richard Hughes-Rowlands, regional product manager for printer software and industrial print, Zebra Technologies.

The Buhr Group selected a TimoCom interface for use as a digital turbocharger

The Buhr Group selected a TimoCom interface for use as a digital turbocharger

Manufacturing & Logistics IT looks at how the Buhr Group moved into the fast lane by using TimoCom’s TC Connect interface.

Getting to grips with vehicle maintenance

Getting to grips with vehicle maintenance

By Derek Bryan, vice president EMEA, Verizon Connect.

Fleet managers have an ever-growing list of tasks they have to juggle each day. With high targets to meet and increasing cost pressures, vehicle maintenance can often drop to the bottom of the daily to do list and become a more ad-hoc process.

AppDynamics delivers Agents of Transformation Report, revealing the elite technologists advancing the digital economy

AppDynamics delivers Agents of Transformation Report, revealing the elite technologists advancing the digital economy

AppDynamics, a Cisco company, has released The Agents of Transformation Report, a global research study that reveals the urgent need for Agents of Transformation, a new breed of technologist, primed to drive innovation and enable companies to thrive in the face of rapid technological advancement.

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