Resolving fluidity challenges in today’s bottlenecked supply chain environment with technology

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

In today’s demanding supply chain environment, SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) are facing unprecedented supply chain challenges much like larger companies and, as a result, have been investing in their own fleets due to the lack of equipment available in the marketplace

Manhattan Associates named a Leader again in 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Manhattan Associates Inc. has been named a Leader for the third consecutive year in Gartner Inc.’s s Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems

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Could stockless stores be the future of the high street?

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

By Alex MacPherson, Director of Consultancy and Account Management, Manhattan Associates. We have all seen the headlines and plethora of statistics about the uptick in online shopping over the last twelve months

UK manufacturers prioritise cyber risks and a digital future post pandemic says PwC COO Survey

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Managing cyber security risks, workforce changes and growing demands for supply chain security and sustainability are the standout priorities for UK manufacturers over the next two years according to PwC’s latest COO pulse survey

Guide to Mathematical Optimization & Modeling

What is mathematical optimization and how does it compare to other types of analytics? Which tool should you use to develop optimization applications and scale them across the business? What are best practices for successful adoption? Read now.

Avanos Medical, Inc. successfully implements Integrated Business Planning with OMP on SAP S/4HANA

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Avanos Medical, Inc., the medical devices company, started using OMP’s Unison Planning with SAP S/4HANA as of October 2020

95% of FMCG retailers say inventory optimisation is top priority for 2021

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Symphony RetailAI, the provider of integrated AI-enabled marketing, merchandising and supply chain solutions for FMCG retailers and manufacturers, has announced findings from its Category Planning & Assortment Optimisation Executive Survey, conducted in partnership with Incisiv.

Konica Minolta announces digital solutions and print partnership with The Colour Copier Company

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Konica Minolta Business Solutions (UK) Ltd has entered into a partnership with The Colour Copier Company. The Lancashire-based company is providing its customers with Konica Minolta’s extensive range of print and digital document workflow solutions

Creating intelligence in the pharmaceutical supply chain.

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Covid-19 is straining supply chains around the world, most notably those of pharmaceutical companies. Scarcity of raw materials upstream and overheated demand downstream cause disruptions. Control over their supply chain is a major challenge for all pharma companies today

WDT goes new ways to conquer supply chain complexity with Körber

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

WDT banks on the SAP implementation expertise of Körber for expanded business model

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Supply Chain Network Design: The Ultimate Use Cases eBook

Explore the most common use cases for network design and optimization software. This eBook shares how supply chain leaders leverage their supply chain design software to tackle a variety of challenges and questions.

Brexit deal protects economy, but still much to do says Logistics UK

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Business group Logistics UK has reacted with optimism to the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) reached between the UK and EU, but has cautioned that there is still much to be done to protect the nation’s supply chains, and the economy as a whole

Shoppers bag toys early this Christmas in the UK, driving November sales up 11% year-on-year

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

In 2020 Brits of all ages turned to toys to help occupy the long weeks of lockdown. From entertainment to education, crafting to creating, to simply playing outside, the sector has proved its worth during the COVID-19 restrictions

Retail success post-COVID will rely on understanding new customer mindsets, says Conversity

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Six months after COVID-19 started making its mark across the world, lockdown restrictions and widespread working from home offices have caused many consumers to rethink their shopping habits. Retail technology company Conversity believes that understanding the intricacies of these new mindsets is vital if brands are to thrive in the post-pandemic world

Supply meets demand: New sourcing automation solution targets ocean freight procurement

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Global provider of Intelligent Sourcing Automation, Keelvar, has launched its new AI-powered ocean freight sourcing automation solution

Why Digital Twin-Enabled Control Towers are Game Changers

In today’s marketplace, supply chain leaders of large manufacturing companies need to build a digital twin of the organization (DTO) that can orchestrate their entire ecosystem. Download this report by TadaNow on Digital Twin enabled Control Towers today!

Retailers must optimise their pricing strategies for affordability during the golden quarter, says Oxylabs

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Recent figures from the CBI has revealed ‘retail sales fell at its fastest pace in four months in October’ as people reined in spending in the face of more coronavirus restrictions

‘Use your loaf’: Bakers Basco boss warns of tensions in bakery supply chain if panic buying reaches pre-lockdown levels.

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Paul Empson, General Manager of Bakers Basco, is warning the general public to ‘use one’s loaf’ and avoid panic buying as the possibility of a second nationwide UK lockdown hangs in the balance, to ensure demand doesn’t outstrip supply

Achieving an agile supply chain

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

These sudden changes in demand can affect manufacturers in every sector Supply chain resilience has never been more important. Global markets are apt to change at a moment’s notice, often a result of dramatic shifts in consumer demand and availability of products – as can be seen most recently, in the restriction in component supply due to global lockdown.

Researchers use tweets to Analyse supply chain issues

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

"The global supply chain has been significantly impacted by COVID-19," according to Michael Wilson, vice president of marketing and packaging at AFFLINK, the sales and marketing organisation for distributors in the US

Why Digital Twin-Enabled Control Towers are Game Changers

In today’s marketplace, supply chain leaders of large manufacturing companies need to build a digital twin of the organization (DTO) that can orchestrate their entire ecosystem. Download this report by TadaNow on Digital Twin enabled Control Towers today!

Lacklustre training leaves retail staff underprepared to perform during the pandemic, research from Axonify reveals

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

A lack of training has left frontline retail associates underprepared to perform during the pandemic, research from the latest report from Axonify, a modern training and communication solution for frontline associates, has revealed

BlueVoyant launches CRx to reduce cyber risk in business ecosystems

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

BlueVoyant, a cybersecurity services company, has launched its Cyber Risk Management (CRx) suite of services for business ecosystems, including entire supply chains and investment portfolios

Abu Dhabi Ports acquires MICCO to become a leading provider of fully integrated supply chain logistics solutions

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Abu Dhabi Ports, part of ADQ, one of the region’s largest holding companies with a broad portfolio of major enterprises spanning key sectors of Abu Dhabi’s diversified economy, has announced another step in its drive to enhance the emirate’s rank as an international hub for trade and logistics with the acquisition of MICCO Logistics

Adapting to a Digital World - Agile, Collaborative and Innovative Supply Chain Management

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

There are now only five weeks until Digital Supply Chain will be returning to Amsterdam. So if you haven’t already booked your seat, now is the time

How to Prepare Your Supply Chain for Chip Shortages

It will have a long-term impact on all industries, even those that don’t directly relate to the chip manufacturers. This whitepaper covers everything supply chain leaders would need to know about the chip shortage crisis and how manufacturers can tackle this shortage.

How the heatwave impacted the High Street

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

By Matthew Robertson, co-CEO, NetDespatch. As we see the first signs of the heatwave dissipating and wetter weather coming in, this got me thinking about recent articles that I've read about the negative impact on productivity the balmy summer weather has had on office workers, with many preferring to work from home and not venture into heat-baked cities, over-crowded tubes and frenzied traffic jams

Supply chain attacks on the rise as one of the biggest new threat vectors as organisations scramble to close gaps

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

CrowdStrike Inc., the cloud-delivered endpoint protection solutions provider, has announced the results of its global supply chain survey, Securing the Supply Chain, produced by independent research firm Vanson Bourne

Going Digital for Manufacturing

DELMIA Quintiq

However if your company needs to reduce manufacturing lead times, streamline inventories, boost efficiency, make the right promises to your customers, and all of this at the same time, you need to challenge this status quo. “I do not need a Production Scheduling solution!”.

Transform Life Sciences Manufacturing & Operations with a Digital Lean Approach

DELMIA Quintiq

With the increasing speed and development of drugs and new devices, manufacturing, quality and labs face potential disruptions from new materials, equipment and manufacturing processes on a continuous basis. A digital lean approach for Life Sciences manufacturing and operations.

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How Chip Shortages Impacted Supply Chain and Solutions to Fix This

Experts now believe this chip shortage will have long-term impacts on all industries. This infographic outlines the global chip shortage crisis in an easy-to-read format, perfectly suited for busy supply chain executives.

Overcoming Obstacles to Agile Battery Cell Manufacturing

DELMIA Quintiq

While this creates significant opportunity for battery cell manufacturers, there are several obstacles that they need to overcome by innovating in their supply chains and production facilities, allowing them to manufacture at scale with agility and in a profitable way.

Trends 2022: Manufacturing

Enterra Insights

The manufacturing sector covers such a broad spectrum of products and processes that any discussion about industry trends must take place at a very high level. One of the megatrends that has been driving manufacturing for over a decade is digitization. Manufacturing Trends.

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Driving Efficiency in High-Tech Manufacturing: The Human Factor

DELMIA Quintiq

In an effort to enhance production capabilities to keep pace with the High-Tech market demands for rapid product innovation and customized, short-run production, manufacturers are quick to adopt transformational changes and new digital solutions.

Make it Happen for Battery Cell Manufacturing

DELMIA Quintiq

Taken all together, this perfect storm of events is having a dramatic impact on manufacturers as they juggle the challenges of ramping up large scale production while coping with ever changing technology and creating sustainable operations.

8 Questions to Rate Supply Chain Platform Needs and Capabilities

There have been many investments in supply chain technologies, but the ability of vendors to enable orchestration differs, making the buying decision complex. TadaNow offers critical questions to ask when evaluating supply chain platforms.

Top 5 Logistics Challenges and Solutions for the Manufacturing Industry

GlobalTranz

The manufacturing industry faces many challenges, such as a skilled labor shortage, supply chain instability, and inventory management issues. GlobalTranz works with manufacturing shippers every day to move their goods and streamline their logistics strategies. Blog Manufacturing

Industry Trends in High Technology Manufacturing & Operations

DELMIA Quintiq

Electronics manufacturing is at the heart of every connection we make. Whether in process simulation, manufacturing execution or supply chain planning, DELMIA can deliver a portfolio of capabilities to help your organization move into the future.

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Can Your Current Manufacturing Strategies Ensure Future-Proof Operations?

DELMIA Quintiq

Manufacturers across industries are facing overwhelming volatility due to the coronavirus pandemic, the effects of which are still impacting the global market and supply chains, regulations, customer expectations and more. So, how can manufacturers begin to future-proof their operations?

Can ERP support lean manufacturing?

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

Manufacturers are facing a unique set of constraints and efficiency has never been more important to the industry than now. However, manufacturers can only reap those benefits if they implement the right processes to enable this approach and embrace a strategy of continuous improvement.

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Real-Time Trackers: A Welcome Labor Solution for Logistics

This playbook explains how the right information, accessed at the right time, can help businesses across the industry work smarter (rather than harder), all while overcoming labor challenges.