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.


Leading Analyst Firm Reports Oracle's Worldwide Market Share Climbs to Nearly 8 Percent

Oracle's supply chain management (SCM) global market share increased 1 percent to 7.8 percent, and maintained its second place market share rating, helped by double-digit growth in its license revenue during the 2003 calendar year, according to a recent report by Gartner Dataquest.


Leading high street retailer BHS has selected Empirica warehouse management software from Chess Logistics Technology to manage deliveries to overseas franchisees from its Atherstone distribution centre.

SSA Global Announces the General Availability of SSA ERP

Provides Enterprises with Market-leading Discrete Manufacturing Solution Designed for Rapid ROI


Exel, the global leader in supply chain management, today announces the Company has received the Supplier Excellence Award for the Alliance Product Distribution Center, which it operates for Texas Instruments Incorporated.

Weekly report on viruses and intruders

This weeks report on viruses and intruders looks at four worms (Lovgate.AT, Mydoom.N, Zindos.A and Mabutu.B), a Trojan (Dropper.O), a spy program (Ndrv) and an exploit (MhtRedir.N).

The Secrets of my success - Britain's bosses reveal all

Forget innovative business ideas, visionary leadership or strategic thinking - the secret of success for Britain's 3.8 million small business entrepreneurs is good, old- fashioned hard work.

Unilever Bestfoods gets expert warehouse assistance

Unilever Bestfoods has gone live with Synergy Logistics Locator Expert warehouse management system at its West Thurrock site.

Beyond ERP: the quest for returns

"We've spent millions of pounds implementing Enterprise Resource Planning, but we haven't got the results we were promisedno significant savings, no marked improvement in performance." Does this sound familiar?

Biometric myths: six of the best

The biometrics industry is weighed down with claims and counterclaims, fallacies and myths. While some of the myths are no doubt based on an element of historical or scientific truth, some are now so out of date or inaccurate that they are almost laughable. Russ Davis, CEO of ISL Biometrics, makes sense of the confusion.

Major Players Shape Up for RFID Battle

According to a new study from IDC, large players such as Accenture, Capgemini, Deloitte, EDS, and IBM are positioning themselves to take a leading role in the emerging radio frequency identification (RFID) services sector.

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