Manufacturing output, new orders and employment all fell at survey record rates in September
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.
Sep 24, 2008 Comments (0)
The rising demand for green collar working in manufacturing will place pressure on the domestic skills market and leave businesses without the engineering and environmental expertise they require, according to new research from Royal Haskoning
Sep 18, 2008 Comments (0)
The US and China vie for the title of the world's largest RFID market, this year seeing them level pegging with $1.3 billion of business
Sep 12, 2008 Comments (0)
Ten Tips for a Single Automated and Customer Friendly Integrated CRM Tool
Sep 10, 2008 Comments (0)
Peter Lai, who lead the project explains; "NGFE's main business driver throughout this project was to ensure 100 per cent accuracy in everything we ship to our customers."
Sep 03, 2008 Comments (0)
The ongoing downturn of the UK manufacturing sector continued in August
Aug 28, 2008 Comments (0)
The gap between developed and developing countries has been a global concern for decades, but skyrocketing oil prices and the general growth of world markets threaten to widen the gap
Aug 22, 2008 Comments (0)
A 'USA Today' article entitled Toyotas Success Pleases Proponents of Lean may have left some readers confused
Aug 13, 2008 Comments (0)
New research by Transport Intelligence and Kewill suggests that most companies seeking to make their logistics operations more environmentally friendly want someone else to cover the costs
Aug 08, 2008 Comments (0)
As the economy becomes increasingly volatile, how can managing directors, CEOs and owner-managers prosper in uncertain times?