BASDA (‘The Business Application Software Developers Association’) and the Institute of Directors (‘IoD’) have voiced their concerns that core business systems may not be fully ready for 1st January 2021 despite all the industry’s best efforts.
Process manufacturing software, Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), Lot Traceability, Batch Production
Process manufacturing is concerned with the use of Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), such as those used in the chemical, pharmaceutical, food & beverage, biotechnology and Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) environments. The key point to define process manufacturing is that once the raw ingredients or formulas have been used and mixed they cannot be returned back to their original individual state. In other words, once the product has been constructed the individual ingredients cannot be distilled and extracted back out again.
Dec 14, 2020 Comments (0)
With the construction of the new 5,000 m² warehouse at its Limburg/ Germany site, Spedition Stähler, the major shipping company in the Limburg-Weilburg district, has also taken the decision to install a warehouse management system. It selected the EPG | LFS Warehouse Management System from EPG (Ehrhardt + Partner Gruppe).
Road transport capacity on the European spot market is rising significantly while prices are falling
Dec 10, 2020 Comments (0)
Compared with the previous month, road transport capacity rose significantly by 16.8% in November 2020. The index of European spot market availability now stands at 102.8 points.
Dec 10, 2020 Comments (0)
Comment from: Stephen Phipson, CEO of Make UK, the manufacturers’ organisation; Stephen Kelly, CEO Manufacturing NI; and Paul Sheerin, CEO Scottish Engineering.
Dec 03, 2020 Comments (0)
International risk management and assistance firm, Healix International, believes the all-consuming consequences of the pandemic could leave governments and employers exposed to other risks in 2021. The annual Healix Risk Oracle report has identified key areas of risk – besides the continued impact of COVID-19 - that it believes need to be recognised by risk managers in 2021.
Dec 02, 2020 Comments (0)
By Ian Richards, Head of Manufacturing, Board.
It is hard to see anything positive on the horizon. At every turn, there seems to be a negative counterpoint to a potential positive, a constant theme for 2020.
Nov 30, 2020 Comments (0)
New research from Lockton, the privately held, independent insurance broker, highlights the devastating impact of Covid-19 on UK manufacturers’ Brexit preparedness.
In its survey of 500 UK manufacturers, almost half (46%) admitted their supply chain plans have been negatively affected by the Covid-19, with 25% stating they have not made appropriate arrangements with just six weeks left of the transition period.
Schneider Electric launches new TradeOff Tool to evaluate the cost of servicing critical power systems in edge computing environments
Nov 26, 2020 Comments (0)
Schneider Electric has launched a new TradeOff Tool, the Edge UPS Fleet Management Comparison Calculator, available on SE.com.
Basware introduces spend insights dashboard to provide visual, single view of entire spend & cost-cutting recommendations
Nov 24, 2020 Comments (0)
Basware has launched two enhancements to its Analytics solution: a new, highly visual Spend Insights dashboard and a new functionality to enable payment performance analysis.
Nov 19, 2020 Comments (0)
Founded in 2013, iMFLUX was created as a wholly owned subsidiary of Procter & Gamble (P&G) as the Ohio-based consumer products giant wanted to improve the technology of plastics processing. Procter & Gamble saw the need to reduce the cost and lead time to launch new plastic part designs.