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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

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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

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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

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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

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Dakota Integrated Solutions launches brand new corporate website

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Dakota Integrated Solutions Ltd, a real-time data capture, printing, mobility and solution specialist, has launched its new corporate website

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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.

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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

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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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‘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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Industrial Processes & Wireless Communications – Part II: Manufacturing Logistics

Cisco Manufacturing

Examples are, mobile robots, AGV(automated guided vehicles), and manufacturing infrastructure. 2) Manufacturing logistics. Manufacturing Logistics. Logistics Communication Flows. For more context on manufacturing use cases, visit our.

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Airbus to expand robotic usage at Rochefort logistics site

Robotics Automation News

Airbus, the world’s largest airplane manufacturer, is expanding its usage of robotic solutions at its Rochefort, France logistics facility.

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Magazino expands robot fleet to 57 in Zalando logistics centers

Robotics Automation News

Magazino, a robotics manufacturer from Munich, Germany, is increasing its robot fleet in more Zalando logistics locations to a total of 57 Toru robots.

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Sinocare and Hai Robotics partner to upgrade healthcare logistics operation

Robotics Automation News

Sinocare, which is said to be Asia’s largest blood glucose meters manufacturer, recently joined forces with Hai Robotics to implement a complete set of Autonomous Case-handling Robot (ACR) systems into their warehouse in Changsha, China.

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OMRON launches Automation Center Singapore for Logistics to embody innovative-automation concept

AU Manufacturing

solutions, has announced the opening of its 1st Automation Center exclusively catering the Logistics Industry in Singapore, South-East Asia and Oceania. The centre aims to work closely with partners in the robotics and automation eco-system to catalyse the uptake of Logistics 4.0

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ARENA funds depot for Australia’s largest EV logistics fleet

Manufacturer's Monthly

Logistics provider, Team Global Express , has received $20.1 The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) will funding to Team Global Express’ ‘Depot of the Future’ project to integrate battery electric vehicles within its transport and logistics operations.

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Logistics and freight transport, a sector in growth with more than 10,000 direct jobs gained in Greater Montreal over the last decade

Canadian Manufacturing

In terms of indirect jobs, namely the role of logistics at manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers, we can factor in about 75,000 additional jobs, for a total of close to 130,000 jobs in Greater Montreal.

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Machine vision, automation streamline logistics and warehousing operations

Control Engineering

Due to staffing shortages and major supply chain issues, manufacturers are willing to emphasize automation more to meet surging demand. With the magnitude increase in retail purchases made online, the need to automate logistics, warehouse, and shipping processes has become a top priority.

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Food Logistics names Nulogy as a 2022 Top Software & Technology Provider

Canadian Manufacturing

TORONTO — Nulogy has been named one of Food Logistics’ 2022 Top Software & Technology Providers. “Nulogy is thrilled and honored to be recognized by Food Logistics for another consecutive year,” said Jason Tham, CEO, Nulogy. Photo: CNW Group/Nulogy Corporation.

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Depot of the future delivers Australia’s largest electric vehicle logistics fleet

AU Manufacturing

One of Australia’s busiest logistics providers is set to embark on Australia’s largest vehicle electrification project at its western Sydney depot. . The post Depot of the future delivers Australia’s largest electric vehicle logistics fleet appeared first on Australian Manufacturing.

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Seven Keys to Logistics Success for Direct-to-Consumer Manufacturers

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

In recent years, manufacturers have been profoundly impacted by increased customer demand for delivery speed and precision, increased competition, and the growth of ecommerce platforms. By Dipti Gupta,Logistyx Technologies. Many have begun to explore a direct-to-consumer sales approach to better navigate an increasingly complex environment

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Project Announcement: Next Generation Logistics Technologies for Sustainment

NCMS

The US Marine Corps is partnering with industry and academia on an initiative to develop a multi-faceted strategy for employing innovative technology and novel operating procedures that will ensure the success of logistics and sustainment activities in an organization’s supply chain.

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How has Brexit affected logistics and handling services?

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Since the beginning of the year, the impact of Brexit has had a clear effect on every stage of the logistics process, from transport fees and new limitations to restrictions on imported goods, according to new research by flexible logistics platform Trident Worldwide

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Borrow these employee engagement practices from the logistics sector

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

By James Scott, CEO & Founder of Thrive.app. The pandemic created an unprecedented employee experience for many industries: That of a workforce that was suddenly dispersed, remote, and disconnected

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Premiere for Siemens Digital Logistics at transport logistic

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Siemens Digital Logistics is coming to the transport logistic trade show in Munich (June 4-7, 2019) to present an integrated portfolio of software and consulting solutions for the precise planning and control of global supply chains

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Manufacturer Survey Details Impact of Robotics Integration on Facilities and Workers

Robotics Business Review

Manufacturers must continue to automate to remain competitive, but the introduction of robotics systems will impact their facilities and human workers. The post Manufacturer Survey Details Impact of Robotics Integration on Facilities and Workers appeared first on Robotics Business Review.

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Nulogy software to drive co-packing growth for CEVA Logistics

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Nulogy will extend its flexible cloud-based software as the global platform to digitalise the CEVA Logistics co-packing operations and enhance the firm’s agility and responsiveness to its fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) customers

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Volker Kirchgeorg named new CEO of Siemens Digital Logistics

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Volker Kirchgeorg will take the reins at Siemens Digital Logistics GmbH this month (March). The company specialises in the digital transformation of logistical processes and, with its end-to-end software and consulting solutions, is a leading IT provider in global supply chain management

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Understanding Ill Health Within the Logistics Sector

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

The logistics sector is crucial to the economy. According to recent research, ill health can be prevalent in logistics, particularly mental health issues such as stress, anxiety and depression By Ed Smith, freelance writer. However, it can also be a stressful and potentially dangerous sector to work in.

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View from India: Logistics carriers are economic lifeline of the country

E&T

Developed by the Commerce and Industry Ministry, the goal of the National Logistics Policy (NLP) is to make the country a logistics powerhouse. The policy has four features: Integration of Digital System (IDS); Unified Logistics Interface Platform (ULIP); Ease of Logistics (ELOG); and System Improvement Group (SIG). Likewise, Ease of Logistics (ELOG) Services has been initiated for industry associations to resolve issues by reaching out to the government.