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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Fortec launches core operational solution

Fortec launches core operational solution

Fortec Distribution Network (Fortec) has launched its core operational system, Nexus. The company describes the move as its latest step towards delivering excellence for its stakeholders.

Giving a voice to maintenance and inspection

Giving a voice to maintenance and inspection

Manufacturing & Logistics IT spoke with Phil Jarrett, commercial director of Dakota Integrated Solutions, and Paul Whittingham, operations director of Truckfile, about the companies’ partnership and what voice maintenance and inspection technology offers technicians within the freight transport sector.

Don't overlook apprenticeships, Make UK urges GCSE and A-Level students

Don't overlook apprenticeships, Make UK urges GCSE and A-Level students

As thousands of young people across the West Midlands prepare to receive their A-level and GCSE results this week, Make UK has highlighted the growing demand for apprentices from the region’s engineering and manufacturing sector.

Sedex analysis of global supply chain data reveals insights on gender inequalities in the workplace and the power of data for driving equality goals

Sedex analysis of global supply chain data reveals insights on gender inequalities in the workplace and the power of data for driving equality goals

New analysis from Sedex, one of the world’s leading ethical trade membership organisations, has revealed insights on gender roles within global supply chains from its members, as it calls for all businesses to collect gender data.

Hyster telematics keeps lift truck drivers on track for heavy metal handling

Hyster telematics keeps lift truck drivers on track for heavy metal handling

Hyster has provided a new fleet of forklift trucks and ReachStackers featuring the Hyster Tracker wireless asset management system to support tough metal handling operations at the Port of Oxelösund in Sweden.

Reliance Protect combines live audio, video and location incident monitoring with its VB400 body worn camera

Reliance Protect combines live audio, video and location incident monitoring with its VB400 body worn camera

Reliance Protect, provider of lone worker solutions, has reinforced its commitment to personal safety by being one of the first to combine the benefits of live audio and video stream functionality, coupled with GPS user location, in a single device.

Encouraging women into tech roles should be a priority for business - according to new book from BCS

Encouraging women into tech roles should be a priority for business - according to new book from BCS

Increasing the number of women in digital jobs is an urgent priority to ensure the diverse mix of skills the tech industry needs to benefit society and the economy - according to the latest book to be published by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.

AMCO strengthens customs warehousing offering with Descartes’ e-Customs

AMCO strengthens customs warehousing offering with Descartes’ e-Customs

Descartes Systems Group has announced that AMCO, the global logistics and warehouse service provider, is expanding its customs warehousing operation and improving customer service with the deployment of the Descartes e-Customs solution.

Blue Yonder named 2021 Microsoft Global Independent Software Vendor and Manufacturing Partner of the Year Winner

Blue Yonder named 2021 Microsoft Global Independent Software Vendor and Manufacturing Partner of the Year Winner

Blue Yonder has won the Global Independent Software Vendor (ISV) and Global Manufacturing 2021 Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards, as well as Microsoft Japan Automotive Partner of the Year.

Sage research reveals an opportunity for HR to make bigger business impact, with 90% of C-suite leaders saying HR technology has been vital

Sage research reveals an opportunity for HR to make bigger business impact, with 90% of C-suite leaders saying HR technology has been vital

Sage has released the second in a series of research reports titled ‘HR in the moment’. The report looks at the changing role of HR and People teams in organisations today. This edition looks more closely at how aligned HR is to business priorities, and the role People analytics and technology plays in this. 

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