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Manage ‘Brexcess inventory’ efficiently with a WMS

Manage ‘Brexcess inventory’ efficiently with a WMS

By Eric Carter, Solutions Architect, Indigo Software.

Anything could happen between now and 31st October, which might explain why so many companies are still unprepared for Brexit in whatever form it ultimately takes.

Taking Your Small Business Online: What Security You Need in Place

Taking Your Small Business Online: What Security You Need in Place

By Steve Conway, freelance writer.

E-commerce allows businesses of different sizes to connect with potential customers directly. It allows even small businesses to generate thousands – if not millions – in sales, even when there are big enterprises operating in the same market.

Inappropriate behaviour at work is costing manufacturing workers their jobs, according to CV-Library findings

Inappropriate behaviour at work is costing manufacturing workers their jobs, according to CV-Library findings

New research from CV-Library, the UK independent job board, reveals that 51.2% of manufacturing employers have experienced inappropriate behaviour from their employees in the workplace, with 45% having to fire someone as a result.

Retailers and customers don’t see eye to eye on returns or in-store experiences

Retailers and customers don’t see eye to eye on returns or in-store experiences

Retailers are not meeting customer expectations, and in many cases are missing on the fundamentals, according to a new 15,800 respondent global consumer study by Oracle Retail.

3 million UK SMEs at ‘high risk’ of losing data through bad backup practices

3 million UK SMEs at ‘high risk’ of losing data through bad backup practices

Almost three million small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) in the UK are at ‘high risk' of losing valuable commercial information by failing to back up their data or storing electronic copies in the same location as the original information, according to a new study by Beaming, the business ISP.

Gartner identifies 5 actions to optimise logistics costs from within the organisation

Gartner identifies 5 actions to optimise logistics costs from within the organisation

Given that logistics leaders face pressure from their stakeholders to optimise logistics costs while maintaining service and performance levels, Gartner, Inc. has identified five actions to achieve cost optimisation from within the organisation.

SMEs must open up to the automation revolution or be left behind, say EACS

SMEs must open up to the automation revolution or be left behind, say EACS

It has been a common trend that uptake in new technologies is slower amongst SMEs than that of major multinational companies, who have significantly more scale and resources.

Automation is the route to environmentally aware intralogistics

Automation is the route to environmentally aware intralogistics

Consumers’ environmental expectations are adding a new layer of supply chain complexity – how are companies going to respond? Steve Richmond, Director Logistics Systems, Jungheinrich UK discusses the role of automation within intralogistics to support the green agenda.

Acorn Recruitment sees a third more people applying for Summer temp jobs across the North in 2019

Acorn Recruitment sees a third more people applying for Summer temp jobs across the North in 2019

New data from recruiter Acorn Recruitment has revealed that the number of people applying for temporary jobs in the North* throughout July and August has risen by more than a third – 35% - year on year.

Consumers still economic bright spot but Europe can’t avoid effects of global trade tensions, says Stenn

Consumers still economic bright spot but Europe can’t avoid effects of global trade tensions, says Stenn

Dr. Kerstin Braun, President of Stenn Group, an international provider of trade finance headquartered in the UK, comments on the Eurostat retail trade figures and drop in Asian markets/FTSE 100:

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