White Papers, Industry Research & Reports

Here are a number of detailed reports created by vendors and independent research analysts and organisations within the manufacturingand supply chain environments. The reports take an-depth look into all aspects of certain manufacturing and supply chain technologies, as well as trends within specific market sectors, executive overviews of ways to improve efficiencies, cost savings, streamline processes, manage inventory, communicate and collaborate with partners, suppliers within manufacturing, production and supply chain/logistics operations.


The 10 Fallacies of Logistics Productivity Management

Productivity management represents perhaps the lowest hanging fruit for companies interested in reducing supply chain and distribution costs. Free white paper.

Optimizing the Labor Supply Chain (Part 1)

Most companies have known for some time, albeit at an intuitive level, that supply chain excellence can deepen market penetration, improve sales performance, and increase end-to-end process efficiency, from supplier to customer. Free white paper.

Optimizing the Labor Supply Chain Part 2. You Cant Manage What You Cant Measure

To achieve the competitive advantage that results from high performance, companies must develop the ability to quickly and effectively gather, analyze and act on information that drives supply chain performance. Free white paper.


G.O.L.D. Track has been launched to coincide with the need to provide pro-active reporting based on new regulations on product traceability, and at a time of a rise in health and bio-terrorism scares.

RFID Futures in Western Europe

This White Paper addresses RFID technology issues and markets in Western Europe.


How can retailers ensure that their systems keep pace with the changing retail market? By going back to basics, says Mark Croxton & Donal MacDaid of Aldata, a leading provider of software solutions for the global retail industry. Free white paper.

Avoiding the RFID money pit

Companies need to take a fundamentally different view of RFID trials if they are to realise value. White paper.

Order Picking for the 21st Century

Voice vs. Scanning Technology. A White Paper.

Company-Wide Integration with In-Depth Manufacturing Control

Today, manufacturers in a host of vertical industries face challenges and obstacles many could not imagine a decade or two ago. Technology has advanced at a blinding pace. Global competition arises from all angles. And customer demands have risen to a level that leaves little or no room for error. Free white paper.

Visibility for Project Manufacturers

Integrated time-planning, resource allocation and cost management brings true visibility for project based and one-off manufacturers. Free white paper.

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