The Manufacturer magazine in conjunction with Barclays Corporate have released the 2011 Annual Manufacturing Report (AMR).
TechWeb’s new research shows that there’s a perception gap in understanding the business analytics’ benefits and the availability of solutions that can be adopted easily and affordably.
A primary challenge for many food manufacturing and distribution firms involves the effective implementation and use of an ERP system for managing the business. Columbus has gathered the valuable experiences and best advice of customers and experts in 3 topical guides. The third and final guide …
Columbus has gathered the valuable experiences and best advice of customers and experts in 3 topical guides. In this one, we discuss how to overcome the challenges to help you improve business visibility and performance, including:
- How to determine where business profits are gained and lost
- How t
A primary challenge for many food manufacturing and distribution firms involves the effective implementation and use of an ERP system for managing the business.
The Hazard Warning Report by insurance company Zurich says that more than three quarters of Britain’s manufacturers (78%) are more optimistic about their industry than 12-months ago.
A survey by The Manufacturer magazine was conducted in July 2010, aimed at obtaining insight on how, and to what effect, Lean Thinking is being used by organisations.
The UK can be the top western economy for business investment if the government can help industry with frontline investment needs like creating certainty, keeping business costs down and developing new markets.
Manufacturers have for many years focused their efforts on implementing lean and continuous improvement projects in their factory's. This report highlights ways that manufacturers can make their sales functions as efficient as their factory floor operations through using 6 key strategies to increase competitiveness and profitability through improved customer acquisition and retention.
The adoption and utilisation of new management practices is closely linked to productivity. Yet efforts by UK managers to translate new management practices into improved performance have been both slower and less successful than some of their counterparts in France, Germany and the US.