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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SATO launches new Consumables Program

SATO launches new Consumables Program

SATO Europe has launched a new customer-focused approach to its labels and ribbons ranges, in response to demands for greater operational efficiency and waste reduction across global supply chains.

King Tau launches new industrial-grade print engine, incorporating Xaar printhead technologies

King Tau launches new industrial-grade print engine, incorporating Xaar printhead technologies

Chinese OEM, King Tau has launched a new industrial-grade print engine, incorporating Xaar's advanced printhead technologies.

How retailers can deliver a positive returns experience for customers

How retailers can deliver a positive returns experience for customers

Returns are a major headache for retailers, exasperated by online sales where vetting product quality is harder.

New Rail Alliance membership is just the ticket for Dakota Integrated Solutions

New Rail Alliance membership is just the ticket for Dakota Integrated Solutions

Dakota Integrated Solutions Ltd, a real-time data capture, printing, mobility and voice-enabled solution specialist, has recently joined the Rail Alliance, the rail sector’s largest dedicated B2B networking organisation.

Phil Jarrett, Commercial Director at Dakota, comments: “Our new membership of the Rail Alliance means that we will be able to offer our range of solutions to its supply chain community in order to help them meet the industry’s challenges..."

Avanos Medical, Inc. successfully implements Integrated Business Planning with OMP on SAP S/4HANA

Avanos Medical, Inc. successfully implements Integrated Business Planning with OMP on SAP S/4HANA

Avanos Medical, Inc., the medical devices company, started using OMP’s Unison Planning with SAP S/4HANA as of October 2020.

UK manufacturers prioritise cyber risks and a digital future post pandemic says PwC COO Survey

UK manufacturers prioritise cyber risks and a digital future post pandemic says PwC COO Survey

Managing cyber security risks, workforce changes  and growing demands for supply chain security and sustainability are the standout priorities for UK manufacturers over the next two years according to PwC’s latest COO pulse survey.

Accelerating business process design in ERP & digital transformation projects – New Lumenia White Paper published

Accelerating business process design in ERP & digital transformation projects – New Lumenia White Paper published

Business process design is a key component of most ERP and digital transformation projects. Established approaches to dealing with this are often resource intensive, time consuming and expensive and usually work best where the scope of the change is limited, and the objective is to identify and implement radically different business processes

Datalogic S.r.l.: acquisition from Finmasi di Marcello Masi & C. S.A.p.A. of the entire share capital of M.D. Micro Detectors S.p.A

Datalogic S.r.l.: acquisition from Finmasi di Marcello Masi & C. S.A.p.A. of the entire share capital of M.D. Micro Detectors S.p.A

Datalogic S.p.A. has announced that its subsidiary Datalogic S.r.l. (‘Datalogic Srl’), following Datalogic’s prior approval, has committed to acquire the entire (1) share capital of M.D. Micro Detectors S.p.A. (‘M.D. Micro Detectors’) from Finmasi di Marcello Masi & C. S.A.p.A., for a consideration equal to approximately Euro 37 million.

Could stockless stores be the future of the high street?

Could stockless stores be the future of the high street?

By Alex MacPherson, Director of Consultancy and Account Management, Manhattan Associates.

We have all seen the headlines and plethora of statistics about the uptick in online shopping over the last twelve months.

How has Brexit affected logistics and handling services?

How has Brexit affected logistics and handling services?

Since the beginning of the year, the impact of Brexit has had a clear effect on every stage of the logistics process, from transport fees and new limitations to restrictions on imported goods, according to new research by flexible logistics platform Trident Worldwide.

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