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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Manufacturing sector maintains growth trajectory, according to Epicor’s 2019 Global Growth Index

Manufacturing sector maintains growth trajectory, according to Epicor’s 2019 Global Growth Index

Manufacturing business growth has continued to rise over the past year, but at a much slower rate than the previous 12 months. Despite political uncertainty and the difficulty in recruiting and retaining skilled staff, there has been a marginal one percent rise in the number of businesses reporting growth.

How do you ‘schuh’? Shoe retailer optimises processes with DENSO handhelds

How do you ‘schuh’? Shoe retailer optimises processes with DENSO handhelds

Footwear retailer schuh uses the BHT-1505BB handheld terminal from DENSO WAVE EUROPE. The branded shoe stockist was looking for a mobile data collection device to reduce the stock take time in their 132 stores in the UK and Ireland.

Revved up by 50% picking efficiency improvements

Revved up by 50% picking efficiency improvements

A leading US online auto parts supplier and distributor is optimising inventory, space and resources within its fulfilment centre, via a best-of-breed warehouse management system (WMS).

New report from Global Fleet Champions helps fleet managers engage with drivers on key safety messages

New report from Global Fleet Champions helps fleet managers engage with drivers on key safety messages

All over the world, driver error and risk-taking is a leading cause of road crashes¹. For many employees, driving is the riskiest activity they undertake at work. Organisations looking to encourage and manage safe driving behaviours will benefit from new guidance published by the Global Fleet Champions (GFC) campaign.

Radius adds to Telematics Portfolio with acquisition of Sure-Track

Radius adds to Telematics Portfolio with acquisition of Sure-Track

Crewe-based Radius Payment Solutions, the group behind the telematics and fuel card brands Kinesis and UK Fuels, has acquired Sure-Track.  A specialist in stolen vehicle and plant recovery systems, Midlands-based Sure-Track also supplies fleet tracking and vehicle camera solutions.

Digitalised data is sustaining the supply chain, says luxury packaging provider

Digitalised data is sustaining the supply chain, says luxury packaging provider

From fragmented thinking, to out of date infrastructures and poor processes, there is a long list of reasons why supply chains can become unsustainable. But, according to a luxury packaging provider, digitalised data is set to transform the industry in a big way.

UK highways will go ‘naked’ by 2027 as infrastructure is stripped back

UK highways will go ‘naked’ by 2027 as infrastructure is stripped back

Zenzic the organisation dedicated to accelerating the self-driving revolution in the UK by uniting industry, government and academia, has revealed that emerging CAM (connected and automated mobility) technologies will eliminate the need for road signage, with UK drivers seeing ‘naked highways’ by 2027.

Manufacturing 2020 predictions

Manufacturing 2020 predictions

By Rafi Billurcu, Partner, Manufacturing at Infosys Consulting. 

Manufacturing leaders must prepare accordingly for Brexit, regardless of how uncertain the outcome is. Changes in tax and trade regulations means organisations must take corrective action to make supply chains more future-proof and efficient.

Digital transformation of manufacturing industries to drive adoption of manufacturing operations management (MOM) software market: TMR

Digital transformation of manufacturing industries to drive adoption of manufacturing operations management (MOM) software market: TMR

According to a new market report pertaining to the global manufacturing operations management software market, the global manufacturing operations management software market is projected to reach a value of US$ 17 Bn by 2027. The MOM software market is projected to expand at a CAGR of ~10% from 2019 to 2027.

How to develop traceability solutions for industry 4.0 using safe marking and identification systems

How to develop traceability solutions for industry 4.0 using safe marking and identification systems

Industry 4.0 technologies provide companies not just with the possibility of quickly and systematically determining errors, but actually avoiding errors during the manufacturing processes and thus improving quality.

With the latest White Paper from Datalogic, learn more about how traceability systems can be implemented and what benefits they bring.

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