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From fashion to focus:

technology to see manufacturers through the tough times.

Back in the old days

Back in the old days

which wasnt that long ago, we used to have a bit of a running joke called is this the year of RFID (radio frequency identification). The subject wasnt in the least bit funny, but guessing when and how RFID would take the market by storm conjured up some pretty inventive scenarios. However, it did get a little tedious when we discussed this year in, year out.

Synchronising the Multi-plant Supply Chain

The material war is over and the battle for capacity has just begun, writes Mike Novels, Preactor International.

Supply-Chain Council Announces Its Strategic Plan for 2004-2005

The plan identifies four strategic goals for the coming year that will increase global awareness of the SCC and the Supply-Chain Operations-Reference-model (SCOR).

IT Intense & Traumatic?

45% of IT directors in the manufacturing industry say that not having their voice heard at board level is the biggest contributor to stress For 42% the economic climate adds to their woes.

SEL Imperial employ invisible workforce

It is well documented that British companies involved in the sales and distribution of products are facing an up hill battle against rising fuel prices and stiff competition. However, one Doncaster-based company is fighting back with something very different, an invisible workforce.

Einstein Year - A chance for UK business to help physics, raise profile, and reach future recruits

The Institute of Physics (IoP) is calling on businesses and organisations from across Britain and Ireland to support physics by participating in next years "Einstein Year".

REFLEX SECURES WINCANTON HARVEY NICS CONTRACT

Leading supply chain solution provider, Wincanton, has placed a further contract with national safety, security and asset protection specialist, Reflex.

EXELS OFFER FOR TIBBETT & BRITTEN BECOMES UNCONDITIONAL

Exel, the global leader in supply chain management, today confirms that all regulatory competition procedures and required shareholder approvals have now been received and its cash offer for Tibbett & Britten is now unconditional.

Leading Analyst Firm Reports Oracle's Worldwide Market Share Climbs to Nearly 8 Percent

Oracle's supply chain management (SCM) global market share increased 1 percent to 7.8 percent, and maintained its second place market share rating, helped by double-digit growth in its license revenue during the 2003 calendar year, according to a recent report by Gartner Dataquest.

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