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.
How to develop traceability solutions for industry 4.0 using safe marking and identification systems
Industry 4.0 technologies provide companies not just with the possibility of quickly and systematically determining errors, but actually avoiding errors during the manufacturing processes and thus improving quality.
With the latest White Paper from Datalogic, learn more about how traceability systems can be implemented and what benefits they bring.
An Epicor White Paper
This report looks at some of the key industry and consumer trends that have arisen in recent years, how they affect food and beverage manufacturers, what to expect in the near future, and how to stay ahead of the changes to thrive in this dynamic, evolving market.
In a retail landscape that is changing daily, you have to be prepared for constant evolution. Stand still for too long try to assess how to take the next step forward and you may in fact find yourselves two steps backwards, or worse – a Datalogic white paper.
Global manufacturing supply chains face regular challenges: rising material and energy costs, smaller, local competitors offering lower prices and, studies now show, $900 billion lost in waste. In order to survive, manufacturers need to shift their mind-set, adapting existing processes to work with greater efficiency and precision.
A wide range of business-critical risks face today’s manufacturers. Typical risks include material shortages, catastrophic property losses from unforeseen events, supply chain interruptions, IT failures and more. The lack of transparency and control among sub suppliers only adds to the risk equations for tier 1 suppliers.
This year’s National Manufacturing Debate (NMD), hosted by Cranfield University, focused on the enormous potential of reshoring manufacturing to the UK.
The return of production that originated in Britain but moved abroad is increasing, driven by a number of factors including shifting consumer preferences and companies’ desire to exert greater control over quality and supply chain risks.
Chief editor Ed Holden spoke with some of the major players within the field of transportation management about current key talking points within this fascinating technology field; including changing demand trends, security and how transportation solutions might continue to develop in the near future.
Speed of fulfilment was identified as a top challenge for 40% of the companies that responded to a Supply Chain Management Survey carried out for Access.
“The Future of Manufacturing” from IDC Manufacturing- the most comprehensive whitepaper on the issues driving growth in manufacturing
You’ve heard the analysts and blogging pundits point to the manufacturing industry and expound on the new technologies reinvigorating the outlook for growth. But have you heard any of those experts offer reliable advice on what to do about the increasing rate of change and new market demands? Unlikely.
Few concepts over the past few years have generated as much interest within the supply chain community as the ‘control tower’. It seems that nearly every trade magazine and analyst firm has written about supply chain control towers.