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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FMB Oxford deploys Epicor ERP to boost efficiency and increase sales

FMB Oxford deploys Epicor ERP to boost efficiency and increase sales

Epicor Software Corporation, a global provider of industry-specific enterprise software to promote business growth, has announced that FMB Oxford Limited – a multi-disciplinary engineering company – has implemented Epicor ERP across a broad spectrum of business processes, from finance to manufacturing, placing the solution at the heart of its business operations.

Government invests £147 million in Manufacturing Made Smarter to transform UK manufacturing

Government invests £147 million in Manufacturing Made Smarter to transform UK manufacturing

The Government will be investing £147 million in the Manufacturing Made Smarter challenge to transform UK manufacturing capabilities through the development and adoption of Industrial Digital Technologies (IDTs).

Digital future beckons for manufacturing business

Digital future beckons for manufacturing business

Sheet metal firm Salamander Fabrications has partnered with Siemens Mobility and The Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) to undergo an environmentally friendly project that will transform its operations to become entirely paperless.

SnapFulfil encourages users to self-configure via new platform

SnapFulfil encourages users to self-configure via new platform

WMS technology solutions provider SnapFulfil is enabling its customers to ‘go configure’ with the launch of a new digital adoption platform.

Accelerating the digitalisation of supply chains: managing brand risk, enhancing the consumer experience, and removing defects

Accelerating the digitalisation of supply chains: managing brand risk, enhancing the consumer experience, and removing defects

For many years, adding coding and marking technology to your manufacturing line was perceived simply as a compliance obligation.

Now, with the advent of more complex requirements for supply chain trackability, coupled with increasing consumer demands for personalisation, provenance checks, and anti-counterfeit protection, that ‘simple’ coding and marking technology can be a big stepping stone towards both a fully-connected supply chain and an enhanced, interactive consumer experience.

Back to business: how can luxury retailer bounce back?

Back to business: how can luxury retailer bounce back?

According to recent figures, high street footfall remains subdued in England, with those shoppers who are making it out, more likely to now shop with a purpose. This means that all retailers, especially non-essential retailers like the luxury sector, need to make every effort to be as ‘easy to do business with’ as possible. Craig Summers, UK Managing Director, Manhattan Associates, explores how this can be achieved.

Government publishes new strategy to kickstart data revolution across the UK

Government publishes new strategy to kickstart data revolution across the UK

Digital Secretary Oliver Dowden has launched a National Data Strategy and set out the action the government will take to support the use of data in the UK.

Teledyne e2v’s new optical module ideal for scanning, embedded imaging and IoT applications

Teledyne e2v’s new optical module ideal for scanning, embedded imaging and IoT applications

Teledyne e2v, a Teledyne Technologies company and global developer of imaging solutions, has expanded its product portfolio with a 2 Megapixel compact module featuring a pre-focused, industrial-grade scanning optic.

Comexposium Group, the organiser of the trade show ALL4PACK, announces the postponement to 2022 of this year edition, initially scheduled in November 2020

Comexposium Group, the organiser of the trade show ALL4PACK, announces the postponement to 2022 of this year edition, initially scheduled in November 2020

Since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, everyone in the ALL4PACK team has remained strongly mobilised/alert to support companies and provide them with this much-awaited springboard for economic recovery.

3D printing poses a ‘grave and growing threat’ to people’s privacy, experts warn

3D printing poses a ‘grave and growing threat’ to people’s privacy, experts warn

3D printing technology poses a ‘grave and growing threat’ to individual privacy because of the potential for products to reveal private information about individuals, experts have warned. People could use cameras, laptops or mobile phones to track and trace the origins of 3D printed objects and how they have been used if they have watermarks.

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