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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Multimodal 2020: On the move to March 2021, with continuity plan in place

Multimodal 2020: On the move to March 2021, with continuity plan in place

As a result of the directions provided by both Public Health England and the UK government, the organisers of Multimodal have been obliged to reschedule the UK, Ireland, and Northern Europe’s premier freight transport, logistics and supply chain management event, until 23-25 March, 2021.

Kinaxis to acquire AI-based retail and CPG demand planning provider, Rubikloud

Kinaxis to acquire AI-based retail and CPG demand planning provider, Rubikloud

Kinaxis Inc.. an authority in driving agility for fast, confident decision-making in an unpredictable world, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Toronto-based Rubikloud, a disruptive, emerging provider of AI solutions that automate supply chain prescriptive analytics and decision-making in the retail and consumer packaged goods (CPG) industries.

The future of free, portable energy: Wearable technology that powers your devices as you move

The future of free, portable energy: Wearable technology that powers your devices as you move

Small, flexible generators which convert movement into electricity could soon be the future of free and unlimited energy thanks to a breakthrough in energy harvesting technology.

Bringing advanced billing software to the 3PL party…

Bringing advanced billing software to the 3PL party…

WMS innovator SnapFulfil is ‘snapping up’ 3PL clients with its new multiple billing software that offers the highest levels of detail, accuracy and clarity. With margins ever tightening, there’s the option of setting different rates for quantities shipped and charging accordingly, offering greater economies of scale.

Brexit: Uncertainty remains but supply chain preparations are a priority

Brexit: Uncertainty remains but supply chain preparations are a priority

Brexit is back in the headlines, but to those responsible for preparing supply chains in the region there is more frustration than ever. On the one hand, the UK has confirmed it will not be extending the Brexit transition period beyond 31 December.

Manufacturers urged to recognise and celebrate successes of the sector

Manufacturers urged to recognise and celebrate successes of the sector

Now in its 12th year, the esteemed Make UK awards acknowledge and reward the extraordinary work of the UK manufacturing sector. The 2020 Make UK Awards seek to recognise leading lights within the manufacturing industry, looking for those apprentices and businesses that have made significant contributions across the industry.

Gartner announces winners of the 2020 Supply Chainnovator Awards

Gartner announces winners of the 2020 Supply Chainnovator Awards

Gartner, Inc. has announced the winners of the 2020 Supply Chainnovator Awards. The awards recognise unconventional, innovative and high-impact supply chain initiatives that transform the supply chain in the life sciences, healthcare providers, high-tech, consumer products, industrial and retail sectors.

Shops reopening - but can the supply chain cope?

Shops reopening - but can the supply chain cope?

As the UK lockdown is lifted, retailers must be on their toes when it comes to predicting and meeting customer demand with supply chain agility and resiliency.

Giesecke+Devrient: Greater focus on cybersecurity a must as corona pandemic leads to surge in digitisation

Giesecke+Devrient: Greater focus on cybersecurity a must as corona pandemic leads to surge in digitisation

The spread of the corona pandemic has shifted large parts of work and communication into digital space within a very short time. It has become obvious: The security of networks and communication infrastructures is more important than ever - especially in light of increasing cyber threats.

UK manufacturing firms unprepared for the ‘new normal’ in the workplace

UK manufacturing firms unprepared for the ‘new normal’ in the workplace

With the government now a week into its 50-page roadmap out of lockdown, a new report suggests that UK manufacturing firms were one of the least prepared sectors for the rise of flexible working pre-lockdown.

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