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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Tetra Pak launches first virtual marketplace for food and beverage manufacturers

Tetra Pak launches first virtual marketplace for food and beverage manufacturers

Tetra Pak has unveiled what it describes as the food and beverage (F&B) industry’s first full-scale virtual marketplace. It adds that the new platform, created using Mirakl SaaS Marketplace solutions, will bring convenience and ease to the industry by making purchasing of products faster, more convenient and simpler for producers.

UK manufacturing exports fall despite strong demand for consumer goods

UK manufacturing exports fall despite strong demand for consumer goods

Overseas demand for British luxury goods, homeware and sports and leisure products helped an index of UK manufacturing exports recover from a seven-year low in the final quarter of 2019, according to Lloyds Bank Commercial Bank.

The strategic value of industrial data visualisation

The strategic value of industrial data visualisation

Today, there are almost as many devices connected to the internet as there are people in the world to use them. By most measures, approximately half of these devices are in industrial environments, collectively making up the industrial internet of things (IIoT). George Walker, managing director of industrial data specialistNovotek UK and Ireland, explains how manufacturers can use connected devices strategically.

5 steps for a successful implementation of voice-guided picking

5 steps for a successful implementation of voice-guided picking

Fast growing order volumes, a higher cost pressure and increasing demands on process quality: logistics companies are still facing the challenge of making internal warehouse processes more cost-effective, more efficient and at the same time less error prone.

Automotive manufacturers need to switch gears of digital transformation to survive disruption, says GlobalData

Automotive manufacturers need to switch gears of digital transformation to survive disruption, says GlobalData

From automation and seamless connectivity to personalisation, digital technologies are putting the automotive industry in a state of disruptive transition. 

Janam unveils new rugged tablet

Janam unveils new rugged tablet

Janam Technologies, provider of rugged mobile computers that capture data and communicate wirelessly, has introduced what it describes as the most powerful and advanced 8-inch rugged tablet.

Aptos simplifies store fulfilment with mobile-native app for modern retail associates

Aptos simplifies store fulfilment with mobile-native app for modern retail associates

Aptos, Inc. has launched Aptos ONE Store Fulfillment, a mobile-native application that empowers retail associates to meet the escalating demand for in-store fulfilment, including buy online, click and collect and store-to-store orders.

Aras licenses platform to ANSYS in strategic OEM deal

Aras licenses platform to ANSYS in strategic OEM deal

Aras has announced a strategic partnership with ANSYS that includes the licensing of the Aras platform technology to enable the next generation of digital engineering practices.

SATO refreshes universal industrial thermal printer line

SATO refreshes universal industrial thermal printer line

SATO has launched CL4NX Plus, a best in class thermal industrial printer designed for durability and dependability in business critical track and trace operations across the globe.

Mail Handling International pushes the envelope with Datalogic barcode scanning technology

Mail Handling International pushes the envelope with Datalogic barcode scanning technology

Mail Handling International (MHI) has revealed that Datalogic barcode scanning technology has enabled it to dramatically enhance speed and accuracy for the automatic enclosure of personalised letters from its Bristol based mail fulfilment centre. Combining Datalogic Matrix 300N barcode readers with software provided by Scansys, MHI can match and insert personalised letters into their corresponding envelopes at a rate of 4.16 items per second.

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