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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4flow participates in neighborhood courier project with route optimisation and resource planning

4flow participates in neighborhood courier project with route optimisation and resource planning

The research project KOPKIB, which will focus on customer-oriented parcel delivery via neighborhood couriers, is launching its practical testing phase in July.

BigChange mobile tech gives Europump commercial transport business a £100k boost

BigChange mobile tech gives Europump commercial transport business a £100k boost

Europump has turned to mobile and cloud technology to expand its fuel pump maintenance services within the commercial fleet sector.

Blue Yonder and Uber Freight Partner to accelerate digital transformation in the supply chain

Blue Yonder and Uber Freight Partner to accelerate digital transformation in the supply chain

Blue Yonder and Uber Freight have announced a partnership designed to help businesses build efficient and transparent global supply chains at a crucial time.

AI expected to transform supply chains despite it only being used by a quarter of manufacturers in their supply chains

AI expected to transform supply chains despite it only being used by a quarter of manufacturers in their supply chains

More than four out of ten (43%) of senior decision-makers at mid-market discrete manufacturers identified artificial intelligence (AI) among technologies likely to have the greatest impact on supply chains over the next three years, putting it well ahead of other innovations like the Internet of Things (31%) and blockchain (24%).

Stop the touches: How to eliminate labelling mistakes from your production line

Stop the touches: How to eliminate labelling mistakes from your production line

Worldwide, operator error is one of the top causes of labelling mistakes, necessitating costly product recalls which can have a devastating effect on a company’s brand reputation.

SYSPRO releases significant updates to ERP solution

SYSPRO releases significant updates to ERP solution

Manufacturing and distribution businesses are set to benefit from optimised production processes, enhanced traceability and new digital tax automation as SYSPRO makes significant upgrades to its industry-built Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution.

Only 10% of companies have the customer-centric supply chains required for resilience, according to new Accenture report

Only 10% of companies have the customer-centric supply chains required for resilience, according to new Accenture report

Just 10% of companies were on the right path to building customer-centric supply chains that are resilient and enable growth prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report from Accenture.

Centric transfers Oracle JD Edwards business unit to Steltix

Centric transfers Oracle JD Edwards business unit to Steltix

Centric IT Solutions transferred its Oracle JD Edwards business unit to the Oracle Platinum Partner Steltix on 1 July 2020.

Summer statement should put Industry and skills centre stage of recovery plan – Make UK

Summer statement should put Industry and skills centre stage of recovery plan – Make UK

Britain’s manufactures are urging the Chancellor to pull every financial lever at his disposal in his forthcoming Summer Statement and put Industry, skills and job creation at the forefront of plans to rebuild the economy with skills, green and digital technologies at its heart.

Manufacturing industry optimistic for recovery from COVID-19 despite supply chain concerns, finds SteelScout survey

Manufacturing industry optimistic for recovery from COVID-19 despite supply chain concerns, finds SteelScout survey

A new survey from SteelScout has found that more than 60% of professionals in the manufacturing industry expect the sector to recover from COVID-19 and return to business as usual by mid-2021.

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