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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Marubeni-Komatsu Awards US$900,000 Contract to Geac

Geac System21 Aurora ERP system to provide integrated view of operational performance and control over complex customer support operation.

VOLKSWAGEN SELECTS ILOG TO ENABLE CUSTOM CAR PRODUCTION

ILOG's Optimisation Adds Customisation Options And Improves Production Efficiency.

Maersk Logistics offers scholarship for Masters degree in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Maersk Logistics is helping to develop future experts in supply chain management by sponsoring a full-time student scholarship at Cranfield School of Management.

Enhanced in-house system provides fully functional freight and haulage applications with comprehensive integration capabilities

Magic Software Enterprises has announced a $200,000 contract with Denholm Logistics Ltd to upgrade and enhance its freight and haulage systems using eDeveloper 9.4.

MANDATAS ADVANCED SERVICES TAKES MEEKS CUSTOMERS ONLINE

Heywood-based pallet distribution operator Meek Distribution has installed Mandatas Advanced Services package, allowing its customers to input their own orders directly onto the traffic pad.

Microsoft Releases Microsoft Business SolutionsGreat Plains 8.0

New Solution Captures a Microsoft Office Look and Delivers Rich Enhancements To Help Customers Increase Efficiency and Streamline Business Processes.

NetSuite First to Bring Advanced ERP Features to On-Demand Application

Deep Financial Functionality Brings NetSuite's Easy to Use, On-demand Software to Midsized Organisations. NetSuite Adds Additional Features for Wholesalers and Distributors.

PARAGON INCREASES EFFICIENCY AT JOHN LEWIS BY 8%

Following four-way competitor trials, Paragon was selected to provide John Lewis with software for operational routing, generating daily plans for vehicles making deliveries from five distribution centres to all its UK shops.

3PL Oakland International select PROTEUS for their warehouse management system

The company has a centrally located site in the UK offering 600,000 sq ft of warehouse space, with storage space for frozen, chilled and ambient food. The company also has a second facility near Dunkirk, France.

WELCONSTUCT & REDPRAIRIE HAS THE FORMULA FOR SUCCESS

Ever wanted to know how to stay ahead of the race and ensure that your business is the most productive it can be? Well, help is on hand in the form of a seminar being presented by Welconstruct Customer Solutions and RedPrarie at the Williams F1 Conference Centre, Oxfordshire.

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