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.

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Improving sustainability in the parcels market: two key focus areas

Improving sustainability in the parcels market: two key focus areas

Sustainability in the supply chain is an issue that continues to move higher up the agenda as consumers increasingly opt for brands with a sustainable business model. 

They are taking multiple factors into account when making purchasing decisions – from the choice of raw materials, through factory locations, to recycling policies – meaning sustainability is permeating the entire supply chain.

Manufacturing activity drops sharply, with fears of worse to come – CBI survey

Manufacturing activity drops sharply, with fears of worse to come – CBI survey

UK manufacturers reported the quickest falls in output volumes and total new orders since 2009 in the three months to April, while business optimism plunged at a record pace. That’s according to the latest CBI quarterly Industrial Trends Survey.

Celonis puts AI to work with launch of new operational applications

Celonis puts AI to work with launch of new operational applications

Celonis has launched the next generation of its platform, enabling customers and partners to develop purpose-built Operational Applications.

EBE Technologies announces AI engine to maximise productivity

EBE Technologies announces AI engine to maximise productivity

EBE Technologies has announced SHIPS Navigator, an artificial intelligence (AI) engine for process and content management.

Top 4 tips on SAP data housekeeping during lockdown

Top 4 tips on SAP data housekeeping during lockdown

Including free starter pack on how to build a successful data archiving strategy

XPO Logistics adds COVID-19 dashboard to XPO Connect

XPO Logistics adds COVID-19 dashboard to XPO Connect

XPO Logistics, provider of supply chain solutions, has moved quickly to introduce a new digital dashboard for shippers and carriers in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The company integrated the tools with its XPO Connect digital freight platform in North America and Europe.

Blockchain solution for carbon offsetting & emissions transparency in the diamond industry

Blockchain solution for carbon offsetting & emissions transparency in the diamond industry

Everledger has launched a climate holistic platform that will help India and US-based Shairu & Atit Diamonds to meet their consumers’ demand for environmental footprint information about every single diamond.

Penske enhances online shopping and buying experience for used trucks

Penske enhances online shopping and buying experience for used trucks

Penske has rolled out a new and improved version of PenskeUsedTrucks.com. The upgraded website includes an enhanced online experience featuring responsive, adaptive design using a state-of-the-art digital platform that makes shopping, buying and financing a used truck online easy.

DP World launches worldwide digital platforms throughout the supply chain to move global trade online

DP World launches worldwide digital platforms throughout the supply chain to move global trade online

DP World has launched cutting-edge online logistics tools and services, covering sea, land and air shipping around the world. The connected ecosystem of platforms will enable freight forwarders and any business, to book shipments of cargo from and to anywhere in the world, by any combination of sea, land and air.

Cambian Engineering Solutions uses Siemens Digital Industries Software solution to optimise design by linking to virtual reality

Cambian Engineering Solutions uses Siemens Digital Industries Software solution to optimise design by linking to virtual reality

Members of the team at Cambian Engineering Solutions are not only design­ers and fabricators; they are also riders and climbers with a sound understanding of what creates the best experience when navigating a skate park or a climbing wall.

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