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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Revealed: Britain's fastest growing jobs - data from job site Indeed

Revealed: Britain's fastest growing jobs - data from job site Indeed

‘IT engineer’ is the fastest growing job in Britain, with demand from employers outpacing that for any other role, according to data released by the world’s largest job site, Indeed.

FarEye partners with Emirates Post and Landmark Group to improve deliveries in GCC

FarEye partners with Emirates Post and Landmark Group to improve deliveries in GCC

FarEye, an enabler of digital logistics, has won a deal to work with Emirates Post, one of the largest post and parcel service provider in GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) and Landmark Group, claimed to be the largest retailer of the region.

Sage research reveals 99 per cent of process manufacturers preparing for growth despite challenging market conditions

Sage research reveals 99 per cent of process manufacturers preparing for growth despite challenging market conditions

Sage, the cloud business management solutions provider, has released its global state of the nation report on process manufacturing, revealing a sector that’s taking charge of its own destiny despite growing change and uncertainty.

Award winning logistics company invests in latest Android RF handheld from TouchStar Technologies

Award winning logistics company invests in latest Android RF handheld from TouchStar Technologies

UK-based manufacturer of rugged mobile computers, TouchStar Technologies, has announced that Expect Distribution, the award-winning logistics provider, has recently selected TouchStar’s TS8200 handheld to support the planned growth within its warehouse operations.

LVMH, ConsenSys and Microsoft announce AURA, a consortium to power the luxury industry with blockchain technology

LVMH, ConsenSys and Microsoft announce AURA, a consortium to power the luxury industry with blockchain technology

ConsenSys, in partnership with LVMH and Microsoft, has announced AURA, a platform that aims to serve the entire luxury industry with powerful product tracking and tracing services, based on Ethereum blockchain technology and utilising Microsoft Azure.

McDowell takes the fast lane with Freeway Mobile IT

McDowell takes the fast lane with Freeway Mobile IT

R McDowell haulage has transformed its fleet management operations after introducing mobile devices in a move to paperless working.

Can blockchain bring the supply chain into the 21st century?

Can blockchain bring the supply chain into the 21st century?

By Richard Shakespeare, Opus Energy.

The supply chain has existed since the industrial revolution, and little has been done to streamline its processes, particularly in the last 50 years.

Jersey Post and Skillweb creates seamless customs processing for fast deliveries

Jersey Post and Skillweb creates seamless customs processing for fast deliveries

Jersey Post has teamed up with Skillweb to streamline customs clearance for time critical and urgent deliveries.

Research finds manufacturing industry hindered by a lack of data skills, but businesses are working hard to address this

Research finds manufacturing industry hindered by a lack of data skills, but businesses are working hard to address this

New research from analytic database firm Exasol has found that without data analytics 75 per cent of manufacturing business leaders operational decision-making would either be completely or significantly disrupted.

Paragon helps transport operators combat driver shortage with resource management functionality

Paragon helps transport operators combat driver shortage with resource management functionality

Paragon has enhanced its routing and scheduling software with the introduction of resource management functionality to help fleet managers better manage utilisation of all available drivers.

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