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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Geek+ and Körber announce global partnership for AMR deployment

Geek+ and Körber announce global partnership for AMR deployment

Geek+, a global AMR leader, and Körber, the global supply chain technology solutions provider from software to materials handling automation, have begun a global strategic partnership. Together, the two companies have declared a joint commitment to provide businesses worldwide with Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs) that can enable efficient, flexible and smart logistics solutions.

KLG Europe deploys Descartes’ e-Customs solution in preparation for Brexit

KLG Europe deploys Descartes’ e-Customs solution in preparation for Brexit

Descartes Systems Group is providing worldwide logistics service provider; KLG Europe, with its e-Customs solution to support with the impending compulsory customs declarations processes post Brexit.

Containerised data centres: an evolution that deserves your attention

Containerised data centres: an evolution that deserves your attention

Chris Wellfair, projects director at Secure I.T. Environments talks about how data centres are evolving with a new form factor perfect for the manufacturing and logistics sector.

Brother UK secures royal approval again for employee development

Brother UK secures royal approval again for employee development

Business technology solutions provider, Brother UK, has been commended for the third time by the Princess Royal Training Awards for its dedication to developing its people.

Yamato turns to Doddle to create new nationwide PUDO network

Yamato turns to Doddle to create new nationwide PUDO network

Japan-based carrier – Yamato Holdings Co., Ltd. (‘Yamato’) – has partnered with UK-based international ecommerce solutions provider, Doddle, to create a proprietary nationwide PUDO network, underpinned by Doddle’s software platform.

Sanden, Argo Graphics and NEC introduce PLM system for managing design and manufacturing processes globally

Sanden, Argo Graphics and NEC introduce PLM system for managing design and manufacturing processes globally

Sanden Holdings Corporation (Sanden), in collaboration with Argo Graphics Inc. (Argo Graphics) and NEC Corporation (NEC), has introduced a Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) system that centrally manages the company's design and manufacturing processes globally.

Taking control of the B2B supply chain

Taking control of the B2B supply chain

More and more links in the value chain — especially retailers and wholesalers — are being forced to reposition themselves under pressure from both existing, yet evolving competitors and fast paced challenger brands with innovative approaches to technology and disruptive business models. B2B supply chain approaches now play an important role in future success.

Are you Made for Manufacturing? The search begins for manufacturing excellence in Greater Manchester

Are you Made for Manufacturing? The search begins for manufacturing excellence in Greater Manchester

Manufacturers in Greater Manchester are invited to apply for a high-calibre and fully-funded practical, hands-on programme that will enable them to improve quality of service and product, ensure better lead times, and reduce overall business costs.

The importance of upgrading inventory management practices to deal with supply chain challenges in 2020 and beyond

The importance of upgrading inventory management practices to deal with supply chain challenges in 2020 and beyond

By Tracey Baker, Inventory Expert at EazyStock UK.

Ecommerce businesses have had a tough time of late; firstly, there was the threat of a hard Brexit, and more recently the overwhelming impact of the coronavirus has been felt by all.

Creating a robust data foundation for digital transformation

Creating a robust data foundation for digital transformation

How many digital transformation strategies will ever extend beyond the boardroom? What, in effect, do they really entail? Digital transformation is being merged with the Internet of Things (IoT), Machine Learning, even Artificial Intelligence (AI) to create an unmanageable, unfocused concept of ‘doing things better’ without addressing the fundamental, underpinning essence of that change – the data.

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