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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Creating a culture of wellbeing in your manufacturing and logistics organisation

Creating a culture of wellbeing in your manufacturing and logistics organisation

We recently passed the year mark of the coronavirus pandemic. Do you know how your employees are feeling?

PrintCity’s story: How collaboration is modernising manufacturing and helping to bridge the digital skills gap

PrintCity’s story: How collaboration is modernising manufacturing and helping to bridge the digital skills gap

The UK remains the ninth largest manufacturing nation in the world. However, the sector continues to face a real skills shortage, which has been well documented for years, leaving many asking, ‘how do you teach an old industry new tricks?’ Manufacturers consider the skills gap to be an enormous challenge.

Growing the SnapFulfil individual as well as the business

Growing the SnapFulfil individual as well as the business

WMS technology innovator, SnapFulfil, has announced a trio of key promotions as business continues to grow and flourish.

Resilience, recovery and recruitment: SME optimism will result in millions of new jobs in 2021

Resilience, recovery and recruitment: SME optimism will result in millions of new jobs in 2021

As major economies reopen across the globe and consumer confidence rises, Sage, provider of cloud business management solutions, has unveiled the true levels of resilience and optimism among SMEs across the UK, US and France. Sage’s recent sentiment survey shows that SMEs – the economic backbone of many countries – have reached a turning point and confidence has largely returned.

Is industrial IoT creating a cybersecurity perfect storm?

Is industrial IoT creating a cybersecurity perfect storm?

Internet of Things (IoT) and Industrial IoT (IIoT) sensors have revolutionised manufacturing in the 21st century, enabling enterprises to improve production processes using real-time visual and technical data. Unfortunately, although few devices and networks are 100% secure given the constantly expanding threat landscape, IoT sensors are notoriously vulnerable, offering bad actors plenty of low-hanging fruit to pluck.

British astronaut to headline Logistics UK’s Future Logistics Conference

British astronaut to headline Logistics UK’s Future Logistics Conference

From self-driving vehicles transporting goods, to warehouses run on Artificial Intelligence, logistics businesses are harnessing the technology of tomorrow to revolutionise the efficiency of the industry. To help identify where space-age inspiration could provide solutions for 21st century challenges, Major Tim Peake CMG will be the keynote speaker at Logistics UK’s Future Logistics Conference at the Innovation & Technology in Transport Hub (ITT Hub).

How to grow your business using data for everyone

How to grow your business using data for everyone

The world of retail has always been fiercely competitive but the pandemic has meant it’s harder than ever for companies to succeed.  So how can retailers make sure they’re able to prosper in a difficult market? Marcos Monterio, CEO, Veezoo, explains why data that’s easily accessed, is the key.

Nulogy software to drive co-packing growth for CEVA Logistics

Nulogy software to drive co-packing growth for CEVA Logistics

Nulogy will extend its flexible cloud-based software as the global platform to digitalise the CEVA Logistics co-packing operations and enhance the firm’s agility and responsiveness to its fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) customers.

What is Proof of Delivery (POD) Software and Why Might Your Business Need It?

What is Proof of Delivery (POD) Software and Why Might Your Business Need It?

By Ron Evan, freelance writer.

Proof of delivery (POD) software seems like an unnecessary luxury for most businesses, but the immediate implementation of this technology can save you a lot of money. To save you from the potential headaches that can come from customer complaints of missed deliveries or damaged products, install proof of delivery software for evidence that all of your products arrived intact.

Why Business Intelligence is key to successful negotiations with your ecommerce delivery partners

Why Business Intelligence is key to successful negotiations with your ecommerce delivery partners

By Dominic Potter, Logistyx Technologies

With the e-commerce boom prioritising retailers’ ability to ship parcels to customers efficiently and in good time, it’s essential for retailers to review and re-negotiate contracts with delivery partners more regularly.

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