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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Wetter.com and Tesisquare collaborate for weather-driven supply chain efficiency

Wetter.com and Tesisquare collaborate for weather-driven supply chain efficiency

The collaboration between wetter.com and Tesisquare offers B2X supply chain digital solutions with weather data, expertise and forecasting algorithms.

First full week of Lockdown 3 has limited impact on the UK job market

First full week of Lockdown 3 has limited impact on the UK job market

As the UK finishes its first week in a third national lockdown, the latest job market data from the UK’s leading independent job board, CV-Library, reveals a resilience in the UK job market that may surprise many.

New MERICS China Forecast Survey: Stability and self-reliance in China, entrenched competition with the US and a mixed bag for EU-China relations

New MERICS China Forecast Survey: Stability and self-reliance in China, entrenched competition with the US and a mixed bag for EU-China relations

How will Chinese domestic politics evolve in the year of the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) 100th anniversary? Which issues are keeping Beijing up at night, and which new trends will define Sino-European relations going forward? To shed some light on these issues, MERICS conducted a survey of some 170 European China experts and roughly 1,000 members of the wider international public in December and early January.

Mark of efficiency - Printing & Labelling Special Technology Report

Mark of efficiency - Printing & Labelling Special Technology Report

Manufacturing & Logistics IT Chief Editor, Ed Holden, spoke with leading analysts and vendors about the current state of play within the printing & labelling technology arena, what potential benefits are afforded to the user by ongoing technological development and what lies ahead.

Are you wondering if your business is ready for a Transportation Management System?

Are you wondering if your business is ready for a Transportation Management System?

If so, we would be happy to invite you to our webinar: "Why a TMS? Signs your organization needs one" taking place on 20 January at 16:00 (CET)

Covering all bases for customers’ printing and labelling needs

Covering all bases for customers’ printing and labelling needs

Manufacturing & Logistics IT spoke with Karen Peacock, head of print solutions, Dakota Integrated Solutions, about the company’s printing and labelling solutions offerings, together with its extensive customer support packages designed to help users remain fully operational, productive and profitable.

AI is cool, but SaaS is your first step

AI is cool, but SaaS is your first step

By Matt Chubb, Chief Technology Officer at Razor.

There’s always been divided opinions when it comes to AI. Amidst the tropes and the fear, businesses often hype the technology as a magic wand with the power to grant rapid transformation. However, in manufacturing specifically, although 60% of companies are aware of the benefits that AI could bring to their business, only 23% are currently using it.

2021 will be about maximising the e-commerce experience

2021 will be about maximising the e-commerce experience

Warehouse management technology provider, SnapFulfil, is forecasting a new fulfilment year where companies still focused on retail locations and outlets will have to be nimble enough to grow e-commerce operations if they are to survive.

Creating Supply Chain Flexibility for Fast and Efficient Covid-19 Vaccine Distribution

Creating Supply Chain Flexibility for Fast and Efficient Covid-19 Vaccine Distribution

By Alain Breillatt, Vice President, Product Marketing at Logistyx Technologies.

The rapid and safe delivery of billions of doses of various Covid-19 vaccines worldwide is possibly the biggest challenge that the logistics industry will face.

What does the future hold for retailers?

What does the future hold for retailers?

Shopping habits are changing, and retailers are doing an exceptional job at keeping up and adjusting their business models with the help of technology to meet these ever-changing shifts. With many high streets still struggling but the desire to shop local remaining strong, retailers are looking at a very different future than they would have imagined this time last year.

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