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.


Simplified market-pull scheduling

This White Paper report describes an innovative, simple and effective approach to lean manufacturing that was developed and proven by Michael P. Lilly and the staff of Lilly Software Associates (Hampton, NH).

Are Supply Chain Software Providers Really 4 PLs?

There is an interesting phenomenon taking place right now within the supply chain sector. Unprecedented changes in the way the supply chain operates are placing new demands on IT systems while, in turn, developments in IT systems are opening up yet more novel ways of exploiting the chain - a self-fuelling cycle. Management can be forgiven for feeling insecure when making strategic decisions affecting the way they operate, or making decisions on their future IT infrastructure, in such a dynamically changing environment.

Transportation Software 2003

An Overview of the vendors, developments and trends in the transportation software market.

Supply Chain Management at 21

Management at a major consumer products company knew that to make an important merger work, the company would have to integrate its supply chain with that of its new partner. In fact, the…

Secure networking in manufacturing today and in the future

The creation of an efficient manufacturing supply chain involves linking together previously disparate and isolated elements into one continuous flow of processes and information. An optimised system for…

intY launches free IT security white paper for small businesses

SMEs rarely have the resource or knowledge to deal with the complexityof IT security threats and are opening themselves to data securitybreaches and legal action by employees and customers, according toresearch by intY.

Warehouse Management Systems (WMS)

An inventarisation of the vendors, developments and trends in the Dutch WMS market.

The Benefits of Voice Activated Technology In The Warehouse

Voice activated technology is gaining greater prominence in the warehousing industry. It is seen by some as the source of a new generation of operational improvements in the warehouse, especially for activities like picking.

Outsourcing: The Next Wave of Supply Chain Value

Evolve to a network-enabled supply chain through transformational outsourcing to generate deeper cost savings, exploit technology investments and gain a competitive advantage.

Ruggedized Mobile Computer Specifications.


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