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From source to consumption: 3M brings supply chain expertise to the UK

From source to consumption: 3M brings supply chain expertise to the UK

3M Supply Chain Solutions is a recent introduction to the UK market. Hugh Murphy, Business Manager, UK & Ireland, 3M Supply Chain Solutions, tells more.

WMS systems dont just facilitate a healthy profit, they enable full traceability

WMS systems dont just facilitate a healthy profit, they enable full traceability

When people consider investing in warehouse management systems (WMS) they normally do so on the basis of making their business more effective and profitable...

LOGISTICS COMPANIES WARNED TO STACK UP

LOGISTICS COMPANIES WARNED TO STACK UP

Small to medium sized logistics firms are being warned to modernise or risk being pushed out as more efficient methods of doing business are now being implemented by forward thinking operators.

FMCGs: Can your supply chain handle the pace?

FMCGs: Can your supply chain handle the pace?

The fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector brings with it a unique set of challenges for the supply chain. Steve Barker, Catalyst International, discusses the issues.

APS work for me? Thats not what Ive heard

APS work for me? Thats not what Ive heard

Mike Novels, Preactor International, explores manufacturing myths and describes genuine reasons for applying advanced planning and scheduling software.

Delegates hear third party contract liability warning

Following recent changes to the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations (TUPE), any company taking on a new contract providing services, may now find that they are responsible for redundancy payments and potentially liable for unfair dismissal claims.

Manufacturing Industry - The Perfect Schedule!

Manufacturing Industry - The Perfect Schedule!

This article from US consultancy Core Practice Partners LLC examines how a shift from traditional scheduling could help service companies cash in on a golden opportunity to expand their businesses and increase profitability.

Putting processes before technology is the answer to combating shrinkage in the supply chain

Putting processes before technology is the answer to combating shrinkage in the supply chain

Combating loss in the supply chain is more about processes than technology, says Mike Davies, UK CEO for international IT and business services company, Enabler.

Dont Let Your Data Become an MPFree-For-All

Dont Let Your Data Become an MPFree-For-All

David Beesley of Security Consultancy Network Defence looks at the threat businesses face from handheld USB devices and how to secure core business systems against them, without sacrificing productivity.

Infor: Inside the automotive industry

Infor: Inside the automotive industry

Lets face it. Its not easy being in the automotive supplier industry. Infors automotive industry analysis indicates that for major players in the automotive supply chain, there are seven trends having the greatest impact.

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