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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UKWA welcomes ‘pragmatic’ re-think by government on EU border checks

UKWA welcomes ‘pragmatic’ re-think by government on EU border checks

The UK Warehousing Association (UKWA), the trade body for the warehousing and logistics sector, has welcomed the government’s change of stance on EU border checks, announced on Friday, 12 June.

UK consumers reluctant to give up data but still value personalised experiences

UK consumers reluctant to give up data but still value personalised experiences

Half (50%) of UK consumers are unwilling to share their personal data with retailers over concerns about how this is being used, with those aged over 55 revealed to be the least willing to provide any data (56%), according to a survey from REPL Group.

Taking back control of customs clearances

Taking back control of customs clearances

While the topic of Brexit has taken somewhat of a backseat over recent months with the impact of Covid-19, we remain in the period of transition as the formal trade deal is yet to be agreed upon.

Freight forwarders pin hopes on a trade deal despite governme

Freight forwarders pin hopes on a trade deal despite governme

Commenting on confirmation by the UK government of new border controls and procedures from the end of the Transition Period, the trade association for UK freight forwarders questioned whether the phased transition will succeed in giving the companies that manage cross-border trade between the UK and EU enough time to make the necessary preparations to facilitate the revised arrangements.

Probrand urges IT buyers to start planning purchases as stock lines recover

Probrand urges IT buyers to start planning purchases as stock lines recover

Technology services provider Probrand is urging IT buyers to review and plan purchases to get ahead of the rush as the IT supply chain recovers and certain technology categories regain stock.

Warehouse and supply chain management in the new normal

Warehouse and supply chain management in the new normal

Following the unveiling of Manhattan Associates’ Manhattan Active Warehouse Management solution at the company’s recent online Momentum Connect customer conference, Manufacturing & Logistics IT spoke with the company’s UK managing director, Craig Summers, about the current warehousing and supply chain landscape.

Wearables: 5 Key conclusions from IDTechEx's latest research

Wearables: 5 Key conclusions from IDTechEx's latest research

IDTechEx has substantially updated and added to its entire wearable technology market research portfolio

D2C logistics evolution tackles crisis head on

D2C logistics evolution tackles crisis head on

Of all the unknowns surrounding Covid-19 one thing is certain, its effects and legacy have changed the way people work, live and play, says SnapFulfil UK & Europe CEO, Tony Dobson.

Direct to Consumer Ecommerce Report

Direct to Consumer Ecommerce Report

The evolution of the digital age has paved the way for manufacturers to adapt their retail channels by selling directly to consumers. But beyond the desire to drive more direct sales, what’s in it for manufacturers and B2B businesses?

Download this Free Maginus D2C eCommerce report HERE

Public vote of confidence for UK manufacturing

Public vote of confidence for UK manufacturing

The UK public stands firmly behind the manufacturing sector to support the UK and protect the NHS through coronavirus and into the future.

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