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Why is quality management more important in manufacturing and engineering than ever before?

Why is quality management more important in manufacturing and engineering than ever before?

By Claire Price at QMS International, one of the UK’s leading ISO certification bodies.

Quality and consistency have always been benchmarks of good business in the manufacturing and engineering sectors, but after the turmoil brought by COVID-19 they have become even more crucial.

Health and safety considerations for cold chain logistics

Health and safety considerations for cold chain logistics

By Ed Smith, freelance writer

When we head to the supermarket to do our shopping, it’s likely that most of us don’t stop to think about where the produce has come from or how it got there. But the food supply chain plays a crucial role in what we eat and when we eat it. Without it, our stores would be empty and so would our cupboards.

UK employees ‘not equipped’ to work from home permanently

UK employees ‘not equipped’ to work from home permanently

Following the news that numerous blue-chip businesses, such as KPMG and Ernst & Young, have adopted a permanent hybrid working model, new research indicates that workers do not feel they have the tools or technology they need to work from home.

Inflexibility, working while sick and not valued – new research reveals fragmented reality for UK’s deskless workforce

Inflexibility, working while sick and not valued – new research reveals fragmented reality for UK’s deskless workforce

An annual international study exploring the attitudes and habits of deskless workers – everyone from care managers, lorry drivers and supermarket cashiers to warehouse operatives and restaurant staff - paints a fragmented UK picture of understaffing, high pressure, stressful working, and a lack of appreciation.

What can consumer behaviour tell us about the future of warehouse design and logistics?

What can consumer behaviour tell us about the future of warehouse design and logistics?

By Jon Walkington, Retail and System Integrator Sales Director, at Schoeller Allibert UK.

For many brands operating today, warehousing and distribution has never been more closely tied to a brand or retailer’s commercial performance. As part of the holistic value chain and the service offering for the consumer, logistics can no longer sit in isolation. How products are stored, handled and distributed have a core part to play in the success of a business.

Tetra Pak calls for more women to join the food and beverage manufacturing industry

Tetra Pak calls for more women to join the food and beverage manufacturing industry

Tetra Pak has identified an opportunity for more women to join the F&B manufacturing industry, to help drive transformational change.

What is the difference between machine vision and computer vision?

What is the difference between machine vision and computer vision?

By Donato Montanari, Vice President and General Manager, Machine Vision, Zebra Technologies.

Many supply chain organizations are exploring the potential of more automated and intelligent technologies right now, Zebra Technologies included.

UK Manufacturing PMI: pent-up demand drives ongoing boom but inflation threat looms large – MHA comments

UK Manufacturing PMI: pent-up demand drives ongoing boom but inflation threat looms large – MHA comments

Atul Kariya, Head of Manufacturing and Engineering and Partner at MHA, comments on today’s UK Manufacturing PMI as high demand and increased CapEx propels the UK manufacturing sector, but warns of dangers posed by ongoing supply chain issues and global inflationary pressure:

Tetra Pak calls for more women to join the food and beverage manufacturing industry

Tetra Pak calls for more women to join the food and beverage manufacturing industry

Tetra Pak has identified an opportunity for more women to join the F&B manufacturing industry, to help drive transformational change.

How To Manage A Fleet Of Company Vehicles

How To Manage A Fleet Of Company Vehicles

By Rosana Beechum, freelance writer

When you’re running a business, it can seem like the more assets you have, the more overwhelming things may become. If you’re an entrepreneur, then you might feel this way when it comes to managing a fleet of company vehicles. Each one can be a costly asset to your firm that requires great care and attention, so getting things right here is incredibly important.

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