Critical Issues Manufacturing/Supply Chain

Critical issues are thought provoking articles relating to strategy, legislation, technology, best practice and some of the most challenging business topics in the world of manufacturing and supply chain information technology. The articles in this section have been contributed by leading vendors, industry leaders, research analysts, trade associations and consultancies. 

This collection of articles cover a variety of topics relating to the manufacturing, warehousing, logistics, transportation and distribution marketplace across Europe. They look at market trends, improvements in technology and some thought provoking comment on all aspects of optimising and improving efficiencies throughout the supply chain from raw material to finished product.

Other important topics covered in this section concern Health and Safety in Logistics with articles from the Health & Safety Executive (HSE).Taxation, government policy, climate change, recruitment and training schemes are all covered, as well as educational opportunities at various UK logistics educational facilities such at Cranfield University

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Logistics provider, Tradeteam, transforms its IT service delivery

Computacenter helps bring quality and best practice to IT service delivery.

Brunel University Signs Exclusive 4.5 Million Deal with Close Venture Management to Fund Spin Outs

In an exclusive agreement with Brunel University Enterprises Limited, Close Venture Management has agreed to set aside ten per cent of a projected 45 million VCT to invest in spin out companies from Engineering Departments and the Wolfson Centre for Materials Processing.

Meadowhall Initiative Revolutionises Stock Availability for both Retailers and Consumers

Meadowhall, one of the UK's leading shopping centres, has launched a unique initiative, which is revolutionising the availability of stock for its 270 retailers and millions of consumers.

Driving down costs

Driving down costs

Maintaining downward pressure on costs remains the key focus for Europes small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), according to a new survey by Datamonitor for the enterprise software company Oracle Corporation.

TARGET EXPRESS WINS IFW AWARD FOR IT EXCELLENCE

Leading edge technology is becoming the envy of the industry.

Standstill and get hit

Standstill and get hit

Keep moving, evolving, strengthening your core business and skills and extending your range of offerings and above all look after your customers and partners. Sensible words like these seem trite when every business in the supply chain is striving to do its best. So what is this new editor going to do to help the subscribers of this magazine?

Customer integration ahead of schedule

Honeywell reduces electronic order process time by 75% using Sterling Commerces Gentran:Server

First Customers Adopt Agile PLM Solutions for Environmental Compliance

Agile Product Governance and Compliance Solution Enables Dolby Labs and Quantum to Address WEEE, RoHS, and Other Environmental Directives While Driving Improved Product Profitability

BRITISH BUSINESSES ACKNOWLEDGE E-MARKETPLACES DELIVER SIGNIFICANT BENEFITS

Online marketplaces reduce operating costs and improve internal efficiencies reveals new research.

Europe dominates US Global manufacturing overseas investments

Central and Eastern Europe investment increased ahead of EU expansion.

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