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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46% of UK manufacturers say Covid has adversely impacted their planning

46% of UK manufacturers say Covid has adversely impacted their planning

New research from Lockton, the privately held, independent insurance broker, highlights the devastating impact of Covid-19 on UK manufacturers’ Brexit preparedness.

In its survey of 500 UK manufacturers, almost half (46%) admitted their supply chain plans have been negatively affected by the Covid-19, with 25% stating they have not made appropriate arrangements with just six weeks left of the transition period.

Wipro’s Annual State of Cybersecurity Report finds increasing adoption of AI in cybersecurity to tackle advanced adversaries

Wipro’s Annual State of Cybersecurity Report finds increasing adoption of AI in cybersecurity to tackle advanced adversaries

Wipro Limited, the global information technology, consulting and business process services company, has released its annual State of Cybersecurity Report (SOCR) that presents changing perspectives of cybersecurity globally.

From machinery to MES software: Pharma companies in UK and Ireland benefit from Körber’s unique offering of integrated solutions

From machinery to MES software: Pharma companies in UK and Ireland benefit from Körber’s unique offering of integrated solutions

The new subsidiary of Körber’s Business Area Pharma in Dublin enjoys growing demand for its integrated solutions for pharmaceutical and biotech production in the UK and Ireland.

Schneider Electric launches new TradeOff Tool to evaluate the cost of servicing critical power systems in edge computing environments

Schneider Electric launches new TradeOff Tool to evaluate the cost of servicing critical power systems in edge computing environments

Schneider Electric has launched a new TradeOff Tool, the Edge UPS Fleet Management Comparison Calculator, available on SE.com.

Transformation a priority for majority of manufacturing leaders

Transformation a priority for majority of manufacturing leaders

Four in five UK manufacturing executives (86%) are planning to transform their business in the next 12 months, according to a new report from Parseq.

Hope for the high-street: over 60% of online shoppers will return

Hope for the high-street: over 60% of online shoppers will return

Recent research conducted by YouGov on behalf of Manhattan Associates (supply chain and omnichannel commerce experts), shows that the fate of the Great British high street is not as bleak as some might have thought.

PCS Software acquires transportation management system, UltraShipTMS

PCS Software acquires transportation management system, UltraShipTMS

PCS Software (PCS), the transportation management platform provider for the inland trucking industry, has acquired UltraShipTMS.

Barclays-BDO Logistics Confidence Index falls to lowest ever level

Barclays-BDO Logistics Confidence Index falls to lowest ever level

Confidence in the UK logistics sector has fallen to its lowest ever level, according to the latest Barclays-BDO Logistics Confidence Index, which assesses the expectations of more than 100 senior decision-makers across the sector.

Campaign launches to encourage more women into supply chain and logistics roles

Campaign launches to encourage more women into supply chain and logistics roles

Recruitment platform, Monster, is appealing for more women to consider roles in the logistics, transportation and supply chain industry following a surge in the number of job vacancies available in the sector.

Atomic Austria relies on automation from Jungheinrich

Atomic Austria relies on automation from Jungheinrich

Atomic Austria, the ski equipment manufacturer and global corporation that is part of the Finnish Amer-Sports Group, has expanded its distribution warehouse in Altenmarkt, Austria, with Jungheinrich, by adding an automated high-bay warehouse for cartons, investing €20 million in the project.

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