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.

RSS

Ergonomic Solutions and OtterBox collaborate to introduce the mCase Duo for the OtterBox uniVERSE range for smartphone and tablet mPOS integration

Ergonomic Solutions and OtterBox collaborate to introduce the mCase Duo for the OtterBox uniVERSE range for smartphone and tablet mPOS integration

Ergonomic Solutions, the designer, manufacturer and supplier of mounting & mobility solutions for point-of-sale technology, has formed a collaboration with OtterBox, a global provider of premium protective products for smartphones and tablets, to provide a versatile and cost-efficient solution to integrate mPOS solutions for retail and hospitality.

Columbus UK moves into professional services – Announces partnership with Progressus

Columbus UK moves into professional services – Announces partnership with Progressus

Columbus, the global digital business services provider, has signed a partnership agreement with Progressus, the developer of Microsoft-based solutions for the Professional Services market.

Tesisquare partners with Shippeo for real-time delivery tracking

Tesisquare partners with Shippeo for real-time delivery tracking

Shippeo, the European real-time transportation visibility solutions provider, has partnered with Tesisquare, the provider of supply chain execution applications, to enhance the Tesisquare Transport Management Systems (TMS) product offering with new real-time transportation visibility (RTTV) capabilities.

thyssenkrupp Steel Europe extends cooperation with Transporeon around freight assignment and real-time visibility

thyssenkrupp Steel Europe extends cooperation with Transporeon around freight assignment and real-time visibility

Since 2008 thyssenkrupp Steel Europe has been using Transporeon’s time slot management to coordinate the loading and unloading of trucks. Due to the newly agreed upon cooperation with Transporeon, the steel manufacturer is now able to monitor deliveries to its customers, e.g. from the automotive industry, even outside the loading zone.

Logistics UK response to announcement on motor insurance law

Logistics UK response to announcement on motor insurance law

In response to the announcement that the government will not implement an EU ruling into UK law which would have meant all motor vehicles operating on private land will need motor insurance – also known as the ‘Vnuk’ ruling –  James Firth, Head of Road Freight Regulation Policy at Logistics UK comments:

Manufacturing activity remains patchy – CBI Monthly Industrial Trends Survey

Manufacturing activity remains patchy – CBI Monthly Industrial Trends Survey

Manufacturing output fell slightly in the quarter to February, but at a more modest rate than in the first lockdown last Spring, according to the latest CBI Industrial Trends Survey.

SATO sparks efficiencies across the supply chain for LimaCorporate with next-generation PJM RFID source tagging solution

SATO sparks efficiencies across the supply chain for LimaCorporate with next-generation PJM RFID source tagging solution

SATO, a global pioneer in the development of auto-ID and labelling solutions, has built an end-to-end supply chain solution for Italy-based orthopedic implant manufacturer LimaCorporate.

UK government welcomes the European Commission’s draft data adequacy decisions

UK government welcomes the European Commission’s draft data adequacy decisions

The UK government welcomes the European Commission’s draft data adequacy decisions, which recognise the UK’s high data protection standards and set out that the UK should be found ‘adequate’.

Why supply chains are today’s fastest growing cybersecurity threat

Why supply chains are today’s fastest growing cybersecurity threat

By Steph Charbonneau, Senior Director of Product Strategy, HelpSystems.

Business ecosystems have expanded over the years owing to the many benefits of diverse, interconnected supply chains, prompting organizations to pursue close, collaborative relationships with their suppliers.

Locus Robotics set for UK expansion

Locus Robotics set for UK expansion

Locus Robotics, the autonomous mobile robot (AMR) provider for fulfilment warehouses, has announced US$150 million in Series E funding, led by Tiger Global Management and BOND.The round builds on support from existing investors including Scale Venture Partners and Prologis Ventures, the venture capital arm of Prologis, the logistics real estate company.

Editorial: +44 (0)1892 536363
Publisher: +44 (0)208 440 0372
Subscribe FREE to the weekly E-newsletter