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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Wellbeing provider warns manufacturing ‘cannot afford’ another mental health meltdown as winter approaches

Wellbeing provider warns manufacturing ‘cannot afford’ another mental health meltdown as winter approaches

Just under half of manufacturing workers suffered a decline in their mental health during the first lockdown and the industry “cannot afford another hit to mental health as we move through the winter”, according to corporate wellbeing expert, Westfield Health.

After COVID-19, what does the Future hold for 3D printing?

After COVID-19, what does the Future hold for 3D printing?

The past decade has seen an explosion in 3D printing, among hobbyists and professional users alike. The ability to prototype – or even, increasingly, industrially produce – almost any component with just a CAD package and a 3D printer has transformed the manufacturing landscape.

Inkjet printer cracks egg coding challenge for Spanish producer

Inkjet printer cracks egg coding challenge for Spanish producer

A Spanish egg producer is using a coding solution from Markem-Imaje to mark 180,000 eggs an hour, while cutting operational costs by at least 20%. The continuous inkjet solution allows the company to change consumables without stopping the printers and reduces the number of printhead cleaning operations, while still meeting its traceability obligations with a high-quality code on each egg.

How manufacturers can win against constantly evolving ransomware strains

How manufacturers can win against constantly evolving ransomware strains

By Richard Massey, VP EMEA North at Arcserve.

Cybercriminals are constantly evolving their tactics to avoid detection in their pursuit of new and lucrative avenues of attack.

Handheld Group expands and moves to new dynamic global headquarters

Handheld Group expands and moves to new dynamic global headquarters

Handheld Group, the global manufacturer of rugged mobile computers, has moved of its headquarters in Sweden to accommodate current and future growth.

Inside instantprint’s State-of-the-Art Green Warehouse

Inside instantprint’s State-of-the-Art Green Warehouse

By Ed Smith, freelance writer

2020 has been a pretty rough ride, economically speaking. But some businesses have managed to thrive. Take Rotherham-based printing company, instantprint, which has expanded its manufacturing facility, almost doubling the size of its production premises (from 86,900sqft to 145,000sqft).

How parcel tracking became part of modern consumer delivery expectations

How parcel tracking became part of modern consumer delivery expectations

By Ed Smith, freelance writer.
Do you expect a certain standard of service every time you order something online? From fast and flexible delivery slots to seamless returns, the rise of ecommerce has driven various logistical advances as we do an increasing amount of our shopping at home.

From the road to the water: Combined transport with TIMOCOM and Bargelink

From the road to the water: Combined transport with TIMOCOM and Bargelink

FreightTech company TIMOCOM is expanding its reach with a further strategic partnership: It has started a cooperation with Bargelink, the marketplace for European inland shipping. These digital companies are working together to provide customers with new options for finding business partners – including for combined transports – thus helping them to expand their field of business.

Icertis launches Supplier Onboarding and Diversity Compliance application

Icertis launches Supplier Onboarding and Diversity Compliance application

Icertis, the contract intelligence company, has announced a new application built on the Icertis Contract Intelligence (ICI) platform that provides hassle-free supplier onboarding and support for supplier diversity compliance.

Iptor achieves multiple success in Nordics

Iptor achieves multiple success in Nordics

Iptor, the Swedish-based, global provider enterprise resource planning, supply chain management, planning and logistics software and services, reports exceptional success in Norway, Sweden and Finland in the first half of 2020.

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