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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TU Berlin and 4flow develop multiscale data structures and algorithms for supply chain planning

TU Berlin and 4flow develop multiscale data structures and algorithms for supply chain planning

How can very large networks be designed more intelligently and efficiently? 4flow, a provider of supply chain consulting, software, and 4PL services, collaborated with the Combinatorial Optimization & Graph Algorithms Group (COGA) at the Technical University of Berlin in Germany in order to answer this question.

Poor systems biggest impact on employee productivity – new research

Poor systems biggest impact on employee productivity – new research

Poor systems, office politics and absence are highlighted as key drivers of unproductivity, according to an independent survey of senior HR people, commissioned by e-days.

India’s growing manufacturing sector props up industrial automation equipment demand, despite global slowdown

India’s growing manufacturing sector props up industrial automation equipment demand, despite global slowdown

By Nitin Sharma, analyst, manufacturing technology, IHS Markit.

Despite a worldwide slowdown in the growth of the industrial automation equipment (IAE) market, the strong expansion of India’s manufacturing sector is allowing the global IAE industry to remain on an expansion trajectory in 2019.

Calcuso handles back-to-school peak ecommerce order volumes with Descartes pixi WMS

Calcuso handles back-to-school peak ecommerce order volumes with Descartes pixi WMS

Descartes Systems Group has announced that Calcuso.com, the ecommerce distributor of educational and office supplies in Germany, is using the Descartes pixi Warehouse Management System (WMS) to seamlessly handle high back-to-school order volumes across Europe.

Ensuring your print estate is included in your digital transformation journey is key to manufacturing sector productivity

Ensuring your print estate is included in your digital transformation journey is key to manufacturing sector productivity

The manufacturing sector has faced increased pressures in recent years, with greater emphasis on faster, better products, services and experiences, customers and their changing needs and expectations.

Cargo Chief launches C4 2.0 – the most comprehensive database of trucking lane intelligence for freight brokers

Cargo Chief launches C4 2.0 – the most comprehensive database of trucking lane intelligence for freight brokers

Cargo Chief has released the latest version of its C4 platform, version 2.0—now the most complete and informative database of trucking carrier lane preferences and availability in the OTR (over-the-road) industry.

How can food stockpiling be managed amid a no-deal Brexit?

How can food stockpiling be managed amid a no-deal Brexit?

Following news that Domino’s Pizza Group has spent £7m stockpiling ingredients in preparation of a no-deal Brexit, companies across the supply chain are facing the challenge of finding additional storage and cooling solutions to cope with demand.

Checklist for third party risk: key considerations for businesses to safeguard their data

Checklist for third party risk: key considerations for businesses to safeguard their data

By AJ Thompson, CCO of Northdoor plc.

Organisations are increasingly aware that they should take their own cyber security and compliance requirements seriously. However, what security measures are in place for their third parties?

Freeway software auto-reads fleet documentation to speed paperless working

Freeway software auto-reads fleet documentation to speed paperless working

Freeway Fleet Systems has developed intelligent document reading software to automate the handling of paper documents relating to the fleet.

Why true standardisation is key to harmonisation

Why true standardisation is key to harmonisation

By Arnaud Crouzet, VP Security & Consulting at FIME.

Standardisation is prolific in any digital sector and the payments world is no different. However, despite the existence and widespread adoption of global payment standards, we’ve still yet to achieve true standardisation.

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