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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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Key Manufacturing CFO Responsibilities

Automation World

CFOs at manufacturing companies have a range of responsibilities to several parties. Read how manufacturers should evaluate CFOs and what should they look for in a successful CFO candidate.

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The New MESA smart Manufacturing Model

Automation World

A fourth industrial revolution is being created and MESA International is developing a new Smart Manufacturing Model that will cut through the hype and the fluff of smart technology to provide a simple, easy-to-use model.

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Meaningful Manufacturing

Dinesh Mishra

Text] In 2021, the global market size for 3-D printing ( 3DP ), also known in industry circles as additive manufacturing, stood at USD 12.6 High-innovation industries like aerospace, space, and electronics are using and integrating this technology into their manufacturing processes.

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Tracking Manufacturing Metrics

Automation World

How manufacturers should assess their operations to figure out which metrics to track with MES software. Factory / Analytics

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Skilled Workforce Recruitment Proves Difficult for Manufacturers

Automation World

The search for skilled workers is pushing manufacturing companies to look to technology and automation. Business Intelligence

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Grant program announced for North Queensland manufacturers

AU Manufacturing

The Queensland government, in conjunction with James Cook University (JCU), has launched a $250,000 program to help manufacturers in North Queensland save time and money while developing new products. technology, in line with our Advanced Manufacturing roadmap,” Butcher said.

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What AI could mean for modern manufacturers

AU Manufacturing

Now more than ever, manufacturers all around the world are being pushed to test the limits of their current capabilities as they weather multiple disruptive global events, like the COVID-19 pandemic and the war in Ukraine.

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Bringing manufacturing back to Australia

AU Manufacturing

What does this mean for Australian manufacturers and business leaders across these sectors? . Manufacturing has evolved into more than just rows of workers pumping out parts, which has ultimately challenged businesses into pushing their technological capabilities to go above and beyond. .

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Visibility & Resiliency: Letting Your Factory Work For You

Cisco Industrial Automation

I am consistently asked by our customers: How can manufacturers contain customer satisfaction without excessive overstock? How can manufacturers better predict the output of manufacturing? In a complex manufacturing supply chain, one weak link can bring an entire plant down.

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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. I recently learnt that manufacturing supply chains are modeled using algebraic solver techniques and evaluated using statistics.

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Slimline Manufacturing appoints President

Canadian Manufacturing

KELOWNA — Decisive Dividend Corporation appointed Daryll Lowry as the President of Slimline Manufacturing Ltd., Lowry has experience as an executive in sales, manufacturing, and the supply chain. ” Manufacturing Operations Sales & Marketing sales Slimline Manufacturing supply chaina wholly-owned operating subsidiary of the corporation.

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Eurozone Manufacturing PMI remains in contraction territory in January

AU Manufacturing

Manufacturing in the Eurozone continued its streak in the contraction territory in the first month of 2023, dragged by downturns in production volumes and new factory orders. The latest S&P Global Eurozone Manufacturing PMI reading rose for a third successive month to 48.8

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New Victorian policy backs advanced manufacturing industry

AU Manufacturing

The Victorian government has issued a major new policy statement that seeks to boost economic growth and create high-skilled jobs in the manufacturing sector. . The post New Victorian policy backs advanced manufacturing industry appeared first on Australian Manufacturing.

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Smart Manufacturing Can Unlock Human Efficiency

Automation World

Harnessing technology to go paperless and digitalize tasks unlocks human efficiency by synchronizing processes, machinery, and people to strike the perfect smart factory balance. Factory / Workforce

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Revenue Management for Manufacturers

Automation World

Read about the 4 levers of revenue management: pricing basis, inventory allocation, product configuration, and duration control. Factory / Analytics

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Global Manufacturing PMI’s decline eases in January— JP Morgan

AU Manufacturing

Global manufacturing output and new orders have shown slower contraction in the first month of 2023, resulting in a 49.1 Morgan and S&P Global , the Global Manufacturing PMI remained below the 50.0

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Victorian manufacturers urged to apply for Low Carbon Manufacturing Grant

AU Manufacturing

The Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry has called on business leaders who are yet to enlist in its Low Carbon Manufacturing Grant Program. . The post Victorian manufacturers urged to apply for Low Carbon Manufacturing Grant appeared first on Australian Manufacturing.

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Nupress, SPEE3D bring cold-spray tech to more Australian manufacturers

AU Manufacturing

Nupress, a leading manufacturer of precision machined components, is providing local manufacturers with access to WarpSEE3D printers in a unique subscription model from SPEE3D. .

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Novel aluminium wire set to transform complex metal manufacturing

AU Manufacturing

The Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (IMCRC) has announced the commercialisation of a novel high-strength aluminium wire that could transform the way complex metal objects are manufactured.

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5G: Enabling Change For Manufacturers

Cisco Manufacturing

In today’s world of manufacturing, there is a new convergence happening. However, manufacturers still face a unique challenge: how to maximize investments in various technologies to achieve the most impactful ROI or as we like to refer to them, “enablers of change”.