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MaxPoint enhances customer Catalyst CRM software with email address matching and profile-based list expansion

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 17:34:00 +0100

MaxPoint has announced two major feature enhancements to its flagship CRM enrichment and matching software, Customer Catalyst.

Vanderlande reveals a record revenue, order book and profit

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 17:27:00 +0100

Vanderlande has announced a total revenue of € 1.1 billion for CY2016, which represents an increase of 15% compared with the previous year's 12-month figure and a record in the company's history.

Croatian-based Sarda d.o.o. to integrate INTTRA ocean shipping solutions into its software applications

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 17:18:00 +0100

INTTRA and Sarda d.o.o. have announced an alliance under which Sarda has integrated INTTRA ocean shipping solutions, including Container Booking, Shipping Instructions, Container Tracking (Track & Trace) and INTTRA eVGM, into Sarda's software.

SuiteCRM releases Long Term Support Cycle

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 17:15:00 +0100

SalesAgility, the author and maintainer of SuiteCRM- the open source CRM applications, has announced the availability of SuiteCRM 7.8.3 Long Term Support (LTS) Edition for free download.

UK supply chain and logistics sector driven by innovation as it looks to overcome Brexit hurdles

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 17:11:00 +0100

The recently held Multimodal Show at the NEC saw leading businesses from across a range of sectors that are at the heart of the future for the UK supply chain, logistics and shipping industries.

Global shop solutions improves shop floor security and efficiency with RFID technology

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 17:08:00 +0100

In today's cost-competitive manufacturing environment, shaving minutes or even seconds from processes performed hundreds or thousands of times a day can make a real difference in shop floor productivity.

Eurozone manufacturing industry at a six-year high and still growing

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 22:10:00 +0100

Markit Eurozone Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) data shows a continued upturn in the sector, now at a six-year high and counting... Figures show a particular boost in Germany, Austria and the Netherlands.

Ctrack launches tracking solution for courier and express delivery fleets

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 21:43:00 +0100

Ctrack, an Inseego company, has launched a vehicle tracking solution aimed specifically at the courier and express delivery marketplace.

Optimising the manufacturing supply chain

Wed, 05 Apr 2017 10:00:00 +0100

This year's M3 User Association UK Conference (M3UA UK), held at Best Western Plus Meriden Manor Hotel in Solihull, West Midlands on 1 and 2 March, was again well-attended; exceeding last year's numbers with a total over 120 people attending over the two days.

Ideagen unveil latest version of leading audit automation software, Ideagen Pentana

Wed, 05 Apr 2017 09:04:00 +0100

Ideagen, the developer of quality, safety, audit, performance and risk management software, has announced the latest release of its audit automation software product, Ideagen Pentana.

MiX Telematics delivers additional benefits to Europe's largest paper and cardboard recycler

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 22:09:00 +0100

Caerphilly-based DS Smith Recycling, the paper and cardboard recycler and provider of a full range of waste management and recycling services, has turned to MiX Telematics in order to further improve the efficiency of its fleet.

Broadening horizons- ERP Special Technology Report - March 2017

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 08:54:00 +0100

Manufacturing & Logistics IT spoke to a number of experts from the vendor and analyst communities about recent trends and ongoing areas of development within the world of ERP – including those concerning integration, Cloud/SaaS and Big Data.

BEC – Making the right connection

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 09:14:14 +0100

At this year's M3 User Association UK Conference (M3UA UK), held at the Best Western Plus Meriden Manor Hotel in Solihull on 1 and 2 March, BEC (Systems Integration) Ltd., the UK-based supplier of data capture solutions for supply chain logistics and manufacturing, was the event's Diamond Sponsor, together with solutions partner Honeywell.

Vax finds the Snapfulfil cloud WMS meets all of their omni-channel needs

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 09:13:37 +0100

Prior to implementing Snapfulfil, all of Vax's inventory control was carried out via their Microsoft ERP system using paper-based processes.

Global Shop Solutions Visualizes Manufacturers Data

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 09:04:00 +0100

In today's fast-moving, just-in-time manufacturing markets, quick access to production data is critical to meeting customer demands. With Global Shop Solutions new manufacturing dashboards, manufacturers can now make smarter business decisions by visualizing their data anywhere on the shop floor and throughout the business.

European and UK manufacturers in joint call for a Brexit deal that reduces the risk of economic shocks

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 21:10:00 +0100

Groups representing two hundred thousand manufacturers across Europe and the UK have called on EU and UK negotiators to agree a Brexit deal that supports trade and reduces the risk of economic shocks.

Research reveals that transport teams select routing software solutions that 'make life easier'

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 21:05:00 +0100

Research amongst decision makers operating delivery fleets has revealed that saving money is not the main objective when selecting new computerised routing and scheduling solutions.

Synergy Logistics recognised again in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 21:04:00 +0100

For the fifth consecutive time, Synergy Logistics has been placed on the Gartner Magic Quadrant (MQ) for Warehouse Management Systems for its Snapfulfil solution.

Chemical products manufacturer optimises shipping processes with TimoCom

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:48:00 +0000

Concrete has become an essential building material in modern life. Robust, long-lasting and versatile, the concrete and mortar admixtures are produced, among others, by Bauchemie Müller GmbH & Co. KG. Lars Laskowski, Logistics Manager of MC-Bauchemie, made the most of his visit to the TimoCom headquarters in January and explained the effort behind logistics to provide customers with their products.

Government Office for Science to address transport challenges of the future at Microlise Transport Conference

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 22:20:00 +0000

A senior UK policy maker, who supports the Government's Chief Scientific Adviser in providing advice directly to the Prime Minister, will speak at the Microlise Transport Conference on the 17 May.

DuPont Performance Materials announces high-performance materials for 3D printing

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 22:18:00 +0000

DuPont Performance Materials has announced its participation in the 3D printing industry at the Additive Manufacturing Users Group Conference by showcasing high-performance materials in filament forms of DuPont Hytrel thermoplastic elastomers, DuPont Zytel nylons, and DuPont Surlyn ionomers.

Manufacturing SMEs optimistic about post brexit opportunities

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 22:16:00 +0000

Almost half of SMEs (49%) across the manufacturing sector have aspirations for growth over the next three months, compared with only 31% six months ago immediately after the EU referendum, according to the new quarterly research from Hitachi Capital's British Business Barometer.

City Lifting on ten year high with AGM vehicle tracking

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 09:31:00 +0000

City Lifting, the specialist mobile and tower crane-hire Company, has relied on AGM Telematics' vehicle tracking for over 10 years and during this time, says the company, the system has played an integral part in the day-to-day management of over 100 City Lifting vehicles.

Beyond ERP; how manufacturers can become a digital enterprise

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 22:01:00 +0000

By Phil Lewis. Vice President, Solution Consulting EMEA at Infor.

As manufacturers strive to be on the front line of innovation, they must stop, look, listen and plan their strategy for being the Digital Enterprise of the future.

OnGrade presents its upgraded telematics system OverSite - records data in the Cloud to analyse causes of collision near-misses

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 21:46:00 +0000

Understanding the cause of a near miss or accident can help prevent it happening again. OnGrade, supplier of site safety tool SiteZone, has re-launched its upgraded OverSite telematics package which gives Site and Health and Safety Managers insights into the safety practices of on-site workers.