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Logility University introduces courses to help accelerate supply chain optimisation and retail planning improvement
Logility, Inc., provider of collaborative supply chain optimisation and advanced retail planning solutions, has announced the opening of Logility University, an education programme designed to deliver robust product-specific curriculum to customers and partners.



'Amazon effect' will grow as retail challenges increase, says Blue Yonder
With the retail market reeling from the latest round of profit warnings and administrations in the sector, many retailers will be looking towards innovation in order to ride out challenging times.



Brother UK launches label printers for resellers to tap into e-retail growth
Business technology solutions provider Brother UK has launched two new label printers to help resellers support retail businesses in improving efficiency and productivity, as ecommerce demand grows.



TalkTalk Business boosts FTTP performance with G.Fast
TalkTalk Business is further enhancing its connectivity portfolio by entering a trial for G.fast through its Wholesale and Partner customers.



Paysafe to acquire iPayment
Global payments provider Paysafe has agreed to acquire iPayment Holdings, Inc. ('iPayment'), a US-based provider of payment and processing solutions for small and medium-sized businesses (SMB).



Visit Star Micronics at Hostelco 2018 for a wide range of traditional and tablet POS solutions
At Hostelco 2018 (16 - 19 April 2018, Fira Gran Via, Barcelona), international POS printer manufacturer Star Micronics will be exhibiting its ever expanding range of traditional and Tablet POS countertop and mobile printing solutions that respond to today's rapidly evolving hospitality sector.



Nicky Moffat CBE announced as Field Service Management Expo’s first inspirational speaker
Field Service Management Expo – to be held from 16 to 21 June 2018 at Excel London – is proud to welcome Nicky Moffat CBE, formerly the British Army's highest ranking female officer, to deliver a fascinating and highly practical talk titled, 'What Good Leadership Looks Like'.



Seegrid expands Supervisor fleet management software with new features

Fri, 19 Apr 8520 15:23:37 +0000

Seegrid has expanded its fleet management software, Seegrid Supervisor. With the addition of three new features–Queues, Barcode Scanner support, and Caution Tape–Seegrid increases overall material movement efficiency and builds on its commitment to transition customers towards automated, data-driven environments.



Wolseley collaborates with Hitachi Consulting in supply chain transformation project

Sat, 19 Apr 7800 15:23:37 +0000

Hitachi Consulting, a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd and provider of consulting-led solutions and services, has entered into a new relationship with Wolseley UK, the UK plumbing, heating and cooling trade specialist, and part of Ferguson plc, the worldwide distributor of plumbing and heating products.



The John Lewis Partnership creates new cloud-based business archive with Preservica

Thu, 19 Apr 7500 15:23:37 +0000

The John Lewis Partnership, one of the UK's leading retail businesses, has selected digital preservation specialist Preservica to build a secure cloud-based business archive.



Sharps Bedrooms delivers with Maxoptra Automation

Sat, 19 Apr 6780 15:23:37 +0000

Since introducing a new technology to automate the routing and scheduling of its delivery fleet, Sharps Bedrooms has realised around 600 man hour savings and significantly reduced the need for third party transport contractors, saving £12,000 a year.



Britain's business networks prepare for hyper-speed

Thu, 19 Apr 6300 15:23:37 +0000

TalkTalk Business is further enhancing its connectivity portfolio by entering a trial for G.fast through its Wholesale and Partner customers.



Cargo Chief launches C4 to help 3PLs find carrier capacity

Thu, 19 Apr 1860 15:23:37 +0000

Cargo Chief has launched its new C4 carrier integration platform to help 3PLs digitally match freight loads for their shipper customers to hidden capacity found within that 3PL's carrier network.



Europa gears up the next generation for career success

Fri, 19 Apr 1320 15:23:37 +0000

UK logistics providers, Europa Worldwide Group, gave over 200 students a taste of real working life recently, as members of the team took part in a 'mock interview' day at a London secondary school, close to its Heathrow branch.



Creative thinking essential for T&L upscaling

Tue, 19 Apr 360 15:23:37 +0000

By Andrew Galliers, senior manager and transport and logistics expert at accountancy firm, Menzies LLP.

The transport and logistics sector is facing a tricky problem - how to balance rocketing consumer demand for goods, delivered increasingly quickly, with challenges posed by Brexit and increasing competition.



Indigo appoints new Group CEO and expands leadership team

Sun, 19 Apr 240 15:23:37 +0000

Indigo Software has announced that former COO, Darren Baxter, has been appointed as the company's new Group CEO, to lead a newly expanded executive team following the recent appointment of Tony Sweeney as Non-Executive Chairman.



Datalogic SH15 Blackline and SH21 Blackline series: Tough Industrial Computers
Datalogic, the automatic data capture and process automation solutions provider, has launched the next generation of industrial computers, featuring the SH15 Blackline and SH21 Blackline series.



Diamond Logistics and pi-top: growing together
With the explosion of e-commerce, demand for warehouse space has soared and the boom shows no sign of slowing down. In 2016, logistics take-up hit record levels with 29.3 million sq ft. of space acquired and a record £2.7 billion invested into single-asset logistics units, according to CBRE.



ERM Advanced Telematics' patented Parking Habits technology helps automobile dealers retrieve vehicles
International automotive technology company ERM Advanced Telematics Ltd. is stepping up efforts to offer the Parking Habits service developed by the company to automobile dealerships working in the BHPH (Buy Here Pay Here) car financing method.



Taking risks and increasing the pace of innovation will be key to retailers’ survival, says Conversity
Following a 22 per cent decline in profits last year, John Lewis has promised to "reinvent" its high street stores and improve the customer experience, by embracing innovation more readily.



Toolbank goes live with TranSend ePOD and integrated Route Planning to optimise delivery process and provide a pro-active customer service
Toolbank, the UK and Ireland distributor of hand and power tools, has deployed TranSend ePOD and integrated Route Planning to manage their delivery operation across thirteen distribution warehouses.



MARVIS: the one-stop solution by Datalogic for zero-defect marking and 100% readability of the code​
Datalogic has introduced MARVIS, claimed by the company to be the first solution dedicated to the integration of laser marking technology with direct part marking (DPM) validation.



TouchStar Technologies announces recent warehouse hardware upgrade at The Fragrance Shop
TouchStar Technologies has announced the recent warehouse hardware upgrade at UK independent fragrance retailer The Fragrance Shop.



Mandata introduces new transport management system
New TMS Go! from specialist software provider Mandata Ltd improves the management of collections and deliveries for road haulage operators.



The key to RFID and barcoding: Knowing when to use each one
According to the Smithsonian, the first barcode was written in sand in Miami by inventor Joe Woodland – decades before technology could bring his vision to life.