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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77% of UK T&L leaders believe that mobile tech will be critical to deliveries within 5 years

77% of UK T&L leaders believe that mobile tech will be critical to deliveries within 5 years

Two-thirds (77%) of the UK’s transportation and logistics (T&L) leaders (71% globally), believe that mobile-first technology will be critical to deliveries in just five years’ time, new global research from mobile and IoT management solutions provider, SOTI, has found.

UK machinery manufacturers are missing out on robot deals, warns HowToRobot.com CEO

UK machinery manufacturers are missing out on robot deals, warns HowToRobot.com CEO

Eighty percent of UK machinery manufacturers are missing out on getting the best deal from robot and automation suppliers because they don’t check global market prices when buying, servicing or upgrading industrial robots, says new research from global robot hub HowToRobot.com.

Backups can save your business

Backups can save your business

By Sarah Doherty, Product Marketing Manager at iland. 

Backups are more common than you think. Every day you most likely have a backup in place, whether it be someone who can cover for you to watch your puppy if something interrupts your schedule or even that spare tire that is in your car in case of a flat.

Supply chain organisations see a new vision for next-gen vision technologies

Supply chain organisations see a new vision for next-gen vision technologies

By Laith Marmash, EMEA Product Marketing Advisor – Machine Vision/Fixed Industrial Scanning, Zebra Technologies.

Like every other industry, manufacturing and logistics companies have faced huge change over the past year, including the urgent need to streamline processes and embrace new technologies to meet a shift in customer habits and expectations.

Intalio recognised in 2021 Gartner Peer Insights’ ‘Voice of the Customer’: Content Services Platforms vendor

Intalio recognised in 2021 Gartner Peer Insights’ ‘Voice of the Customer’:  Content Services Platforms vendor

In recognition of its commitment to deliver customer-centric products and services, Intalio has been recognised for Content Services Platforms in the Gartner Peer Insights ‘Voice of the Customer’ report.

Printers aren’t the only security risk in the hybrid working world, says Kyocera

Printers aren’t the only security risk in the hybrid working world, says Kyocera

Recent months have seen a spate of high-profile ransomware attacks, with the method becoming the modus operandi for millions of hackers around the world. 

XPO Logistics executive to speak on workforce diversity at the Commercial Vehicle Show in Birmingham

XPO Logistics executive to speak on workforce diversity at the Commercial Vehicle Show in Birmingham

XPO Logistics, the global provider of freight transportation services, has announced that Lynn Brown, HR director – UK and Ireland, XPO Logistics, will be a featured speaker at the Commercial Vehicle Show at the NEC Birmingham, West Midlands. Brown will speak on ‘Securing a More Diverse Workforce’ at the Future Transport workshop on 1 September 2021, hosted by Motor Transport at 10:00 BST.

A new era of accelerated Intralogistics Automation

A new era of accelerated Intralogistics Automation

The unfortunate mix of Brexit and Covid-19 has had a tremendous impact on businesses around the world forcing them to re-evaluate how they operate in uncharted territory. This disruption has presented many challenges over the past 18 months but fortunately, many opportunities, with unprecedented e-commerce growth during Lockdown providing new customers and unexpected revenue.

Why must businesses take environmental matters into their own hands?

Why must businesses take environmental matters into their own hands?

By Claire Price of QMS International.

With net zero deadlines looming closer, more emphasis is being put on businesses to pull their weight when it comes to cutting their carbon footprint. But why should they act, and what can be done? Claire Price of QMS International explores this question in more depth.

CARUSO and Porsche are cooperating to further advance the development of intelligent services around connected car data

CARUSO and Porsche are cooperating to further advance the development of intelligent services around connected car data

CARUSO, the platform for personal vehicle data in Europe, has signed a framework agreement with Porsche Smart Mobility GmbH. In compliance with the European General Data Protection Regulation, customers of the platform can develop innovative services based on Porsche Connect Partner Services, from digital logbooks to telematics insurance rates. 

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