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LLamasoft partners with FIND creating tool to enable better diagnostics in low-income countries
4 days ago

The open-access tool will aid optimal placement of diagnostics & treatment to help tackle infection and disease rates.


Automation & Digital Transformation
Are robots finally getting a good reputation?

Annual business survey shows increase in adoption of AI, RPA, wearables and chatbots

Aerospace & Defense
Pattonair expands into Asia with a new base in Japan

A major Derby-based aerospace company has celebrated expansion into the Asia Pacific region with the official opening of a new office in Nagoya, Japan

Planning (APS)
How to understand the art of forecasting for retail promotions

How retailers can prepare themselves for upcoming promotions through better forecasting

Retail
Replenishment As A Service (RaaS): A New Approach To Customer Retention

Research shows that acquiring new clients is six to seven times more expensive than retaining the ones you have.

Iptor appoints new President of Operations

Commenting on the appointment Jayne Archbold, Iptor CEO

Warehouse Management
Electrolux productivity gains from BITO racking and shelving

A case study from BITO on its installation of a Very Narrow Aisle (VNA) racking and shelving solution at the new Electrolux spare parts warehouse

Retail
Figures reveal mobile pallet could release 600,000 staff hours into UK convenience stores

The figure is revealed in CHEP UK & Ireland’s new guide which assesses the current challenges facing the sector.

Warehouse Management
Revved up by 50% picking efficiency improvements

Leading US online auto parts supplier & distributor is optimising inventory, space & resources via a best-of-breed WMS system.

Retail
Half of UK CIOs & CTOs invest in in-store digital capabilities to replicate the convenience of online services

New research by REPL Group reveals UK retail CIOs & CTOs are investing in up-to-date pricing and quicker payment options in-store.

Food / Beverage
BITO introduces last mile container for online grocery

This latest addition of the successful MB multi-purpose container range offers a secure and sustainable last mile solution for online grocery.

Automation & Digital Transformation
Econocom Funds Honda Motor Europe’s Technology Transformation Project

Chris Labrey, MD for the UK & Ireland at Econocom and Peter Soentjens, Business Area Manager Service Delivery at Honda Motor Europe comment.

AI
LLamasoft Acquires Opex Analytics Forming Applied AI Powerhouse

LLamasoft CEO Razat Gaurav Comments – AI and Analytics Delivered at Enterprise Scale

Retail
REPL Creates Workforce Management Function in Microsoft Teams to Drive Employee Engagement

REPL integrate JDA Workforce Management with the Microsoft Teams interface to allow access to almost real-time employee information

Mobile Computing
Honeywell Partners with Bluefletch to Help Companies Migrate Mobile Devices to Android

With support ending for popular legacy operating systems, Android allows for greater reliability and a longer operating lifecycle

Warehouse Management
New Jungheinrich AGV for Sauer Polymertechnik

Automated material flow between production and high-bay warehouse - AGV, high-bay warehouse and warehouse IT from a single source

Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
Ministry of Defence selects Atos to deploy digital transformation of healthcare

MOD will spend an estimated total of £25 million GBP to ensure digital transformation in the delivery of healthcare within the Defence services

Aerospace & Defense
Ideagen’s software to support TP Aerospace’s global expansion plans

Ideagen’s Q-Pulse will be the backbone of the organisation’s quality management efforts as it rolls out ambitious growth strategy dubbed Green Sunrise

Supply Chain (SCM/SCE)
One Network Enterprises Enhancements to Its Supply Chain Business Network for the Logistics Industry

Latest version provides thousands of companies with autonomous logistics and enhanced supply chain management capabilities

Automation & Digital Transformation
Infotech & Command Alkon to Enhance Material Management Processes for Public Agencies & Heavy Materials Suppliers

Real-Time Access to Data with E-Ticketing Applications Speeds Documentation Processing and Payment Processing; A Win-Win for All Involved

Supply Chain (SCM/SCE)
REPL Group Appoints EVP Americas as US Growth Builds Pace

REPL Group appointed Jon Hughes to the role of executive vice president (EVP) Americas as it continues to expand internationally

Automation & Digital Transformation
Amazon Business Award winners: Cepsa, Walsall Council and ABB

The first-ever Amazon Business Awards on User Empowerment, Agile Procurement & Visionary Award

Warehouse Management
SnapFulfil gives Vax a tidy profit in D2C sector

Global floorcare market leader Vax enjoying huge growth in its ‘direct to consumer’ ecommerce channel, because of very low overheads & bigger margins

Transport Management
Transportation Insight Partners with Comar to Manage Rising Transportation Costs

Healthcare Solution Provider Optimizes Carrier Relationships and Improves Efficiencies via Supply Chain Operations with Enterprise Logistics Solutions

Mobile Computing
SCALA first to bring new hands-free barcode scanning technology to UK market

Supply chain & logistics consultancy, SCALA, appointed European distributor for Chinese technology company HYCO’s wearable barcode scanning solutions

Transport Management
Study examines potential of Mobility-as-a-Service for Cologne

PTV software analyses effects of new mobility services on existing transport systems

Aerospace & Defense
Siemens increases the efficiency and service life of baggage handling systems with Service 4.0

Improved system availability and performance - Maximum capacity utilization through predictive maintenance - Optimal use of operating resources

Transport Management
JF Hillebrand rebrand as Hillebrand at 175th anniversary

JF Hillebrand celebrates its 175th anniversary and embarks on an ambitious growth plan to build upon its offering and enhance the customer experience

Automation & Digital Transformation
Command Alkon Announces Steve Jones of Dodge Data & Analytics as Keynote Speaker at ELEVATE Conference

Leveraging Project Data to Deliver Cutting Edge Research on the Adoption and Value of Technology Usage in the Heavy Construction Space

Transport Management
Making Sustainability More Sustainable

Balancing sustainability with meeting customer demands, companies’ responsibility to environmental efforts and the natural fit for TMS

Automation & Digital Transformation
SIOS achieved SAP certification for SAP S/4HANA

New capabilities and simplified pricing enables customers to easily move their SAP high availability clusters to AWS and Azure clouds

Warehouse Management
Indigo enhances C-Suite with 3 key appointments

Indigo Software has enhanced its executive management team with a series of appointments at C-X level.

Transport Management
The Sale and Leaseback of Menzies Distribution Properties

The transaction has generated proceeds of £24.65 million for involving eight distribution depots across its UK logistics network

Retail
Coop Sweden to Improve Availability and Reduce Waste with JDA

Leading Swedish grocery retailer to deploy JDA’s Category Management solutions to allocate space & localize planograms across 800+ grocery stores

Supply Chain (SCM/SCE)
Reynolds Adds Veeam to the Menu for Supply Chain Protection

The leading supplier of food to restaurant giants has chosen Veeam Availability Suite™ to protect critical data going into its supply chain

Supply Chain (SCM/SCE)
Seven Tips for Successful IBP Implementation

Quick guide to making sure that organisations are doing Implemented Business Planning (Advanced S&OP) right

Automation & Digital Transformation
A.P. Moller - Maersk to Extend its End-to-End Container Logistics Services with JDA

Leading integrated container logistics and transport company to deploy cloud-based JDA Warehouse Management as part of its digital transformation

Retail
Eco-conscious shoppers expect retailers to foot the bill for greener deliveries

Most British shoppers want eco-friendly online deliveries, but six in ten (62%) will not pay any extra for them


Sian Hopwood
SVP B2B Operations, BluJay Solutions
Black Friday - Can the Supply Chain Survive?

Sian told SUPPLY CHAIN TIMES why she believes businesses could reap the rewards if their supply chains are up to scratch

Craig Summers
UK Managing Director, Manhattan Associates
October retail figures signal a competitive seasonal hire market
David Griffiths
Senior Product Marketing & Strategy Manager, Adjuno
Black Friday: more than a bargain
Hilary Rundle
Director, Bis Henderson Recruitment
Five Key Questions on Gender Diversity In The Supply Chain
Martin Ford
Senior Vice President United Kingdom & APAC, GTT
Agility in response to uncertainty is the key for UK business competitiveness
Craig Summers
Managing Director, Manhattan Associates
Finding the Profit in Personalisation
Michael Meizer
Area VP, EMEA Solutions & Professional Services, E2open
How will 5G affect the supply chain?
Craig Summers
UK Managing Director, Manhattan Associates
What does AI really mean for retailers?
Steve Richmond
Director Logistics Systems, Jungheinrich UK
Automation is the foundation for intelligent intralogistics

Figures reveal mobile pallet could release 600,000 staff hours into UK convenience stores

Revved up by 50% picking efficiency improvements

Iptor appoints new President of Operations

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