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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Microlise provides SmartFlow driver & subcontractor management app free of charge during coronavirus crisis

Microlise provides SmartFlow driver & subcontractor management app free of charge during coronavirus crisis

Increased levels of consumer buying, fuelled by Covid-19, is resulting in unprecedented supply chain challenges that are likely to continue at heightened levels for longer than traditional peak periods.

Sudden shift to remote work increases demand for sales productivity software

Sudden shift to remote work increases demand for sales productivity software

The effects of Coronavirus are hitting hard around the globe, with many companies telling their workforce to ‘stay home’. Yet, as more workers operate remotely, many large companies are finding it difficult to keep up morale and productivity.

4 Reasons to go with a modular, cloud-based manufacturing solution

4 Reasons to go with a modular, cloud-based manufacturing solution

Implementing an MES (Manufacturing Execution System) can be an enormous undertaking as, in many cases, the system serves as a bridge between the shop floor and the management and is directly intervened in the production processes. MES projects can also be quite expensive due to high software and implementation costs.

Make UK/BDO survey – Manufacturing exports slump to lowest level in three years

Make UK/BDO survey – Manufacturing exports slump to lowest level in three years

Britain’s manufacturers are calling on the Government to work with industry and take whatever steps are necessary to mitigate the impact of coronavirus on supply chains on the back of a survey showing exports have slumped to their lowest level in three years.

Acorn Industrial Services transforms its distribution operation with ‘PODStar’ Proof of Delivery system from Touchstar

Acorn Industrial Services transforms its distribution operation with  ‘PODStar’ Proof of Delivery system from Touchstar

Acorn Industrial Services Ltd is part of Axel Johnson International, a global industrial group of more than 120 companies in 28 countries.

PSI Logistics and agiplan GmbH conclude partnership

PSI Logistics and agiplan GmbH conclude partnership

PSI Logistics GmbH and the Mülheim-based consulting and planning company agiplan GmbH are concluding a partnership. The two companies are linking the strengths of the logistics software PSIglobal with the competences of agiplan in the optimisation of production and networks for a comprehensive consulting of their customers.

Covid-19 – the danger of consumers substituting product

Covid-19 – the danger of consumers substituting product

An innocent consumer ‘substitution’ could create serious consequences for other supply chains that a critical to society and life, warns supply chain academic Professor Richard Wilding OBE.

The show must go on: Jungheinrich announces Virtual Tradeshow

The show must go on: Jungheinrich announces Virtual Tradeshow

Jungheinrich has created its first virtual online tradeshow to ensure that no one misses out on the reveal of its latest innovations and highlights.

Logistics Scotland Conference 2020: driving the sector to new heights

Logistics Scotland Conference 2020: driving the sector to new heights

Logistics has a key role to play in helping the Scottish economy to grow, according to FTA, the business group representing the sector, through the provision of safe, efficient and cost-effective solutions to the country’s supply chain challenges.

‘Government must honour pre-election R&D pledges’ – Manufacturing leaders call on new Chancellor to implement manifesto

‘Government must honour pre-election R&D pledges’ – Manufacturing leaders call on new Chancellor to implement manifesto

Manufacturing industry leaders are calling on the new Chancellor of the Exchequer to deliver on the Conservative Party’s pre-election pledge to support innovation, ahead of the Budget on 11 March.

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