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December 2018 edition of Manufacturing & Logistics IT

December 2018 edition of Manufacturing & Logistics IT

The December 2018 edition of Manufacturing & Logistics IT features a Special Technology Report on Supply Chain Management.

For this report, we spoke with a number of leading spokespeople from the vendor and analyst communities about recent, current and possible future developments within the world of supply chain technology. Plus, a round-up of Special Technology Reports covering: Transportation Management, Automatic Data Capture/Mobile Computing and Printing & Labelling.

A ‘Pragmatic’ approach to storage and distribution of UK manufactured components will ensure car plants won’t stall following a No-deal Brexit

A ‘Pragmatic’ approach to storage and distribution of UK manufactured components will ensure car plants won’t stall following a No-deal Brexit

UK automotive manufacturers needn’t fear being hit by unexpected delays or new tariffs imposed on EU-sourced components following a no-deal Brexit, argues B.G. Bullas’ Managing Director, Nathalie Wheeldon, in a new industry study. She believes there are many UK component manufacturers able to plug sudden breaks in supply chains, when combined with a pragmatic approach to storage and distribution.

Manufacturing: The surprising leader in the global datasphere – new IDC research

Manufacturing: The surprising leader in the global datasphere – new IDC research

The global datasphere¹ could grow to 175 zettabytes by 2025, and industries such as Financial Services, Manufacturing, Healthcare, and Media and Entertainment are helping to define this new era of data growth.

Are you asking the wrong question about WMS?

Are you asking the wrong question about WMS?

If you are asking why you need a cloud-based WMS you might be asking the wrong question…

Brexit uncertainty boosts sales for Synergy

Brexit uncertainty boosts sales for Synergy

Warehouse management specialist, Synergy Logistics, is benefitting from the “Brexit effect” as it posts record sales for 2018.

Gen Z driving retail’s cashierless future

Gen Z driving retail’s cashierless future

To borrow that famous quote from the great American author Mark Twain, reports of the death of the physical retail store have been greatly exaggerated.

Three trends that will disrupt MEA’s supply chain industry in 2019

Three trends that will disrupt MEA’s supply chain industry in 2019

Thanks to customer expectations, the supply chain, and logistics industry have evolved significantly over the past few years. Brick and mortar processes of delivering goods and services are just not good enough. Hence, surfaces the need to deploy technologies that empower business to keep up with customers.

Manufacturing: The surprising leader in the global datasphere – new IDC research

Manufacturing: The surprising leader in the global datasphere – new IDC research

The global datasphere¹ could grow to 175 zettabytes by 2025, and industries such as Financial Services, Manufacturing, Healthcare, and Media and Entertainment are helping to define this new era of data growth.

Could there be a Brexit dividend for the supply chain?

Could there be a Brexit dividend for the supply chain?

Currency fluctuations caused by worldwide geo-political events like Brexit and changing US trade policy may be being exploited by companies seeking to save money in their supply chain, a new report has found.

A manufacturer’s guide to thriving in a Hard-Brexit Britain

A manufacturer’s guide to thriving in a Hard-Brexit Britain

With Brexit negotiations in full force, British manufacturers are actively planning to maximise the opportunities that lie before us and mitigate the challenges.

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