2016 has been one of surprise and turmoil for UK manufacturers with largely unexpected outcomes in both the EU referendum and the US presidential elections. These geopolitical events contributed to an unprecedented level of uncertainty surrounding international trading relationships, as Dom Tribe explains.
Manufacturers are failing to effectively leverage data and analytics when it comes to supply chain planning and segmentation, according to new research from University of Warwick’s WMG and JDA Software Group.
For any growing business, it is important to ensure that the bare bones of the business are organised correctly and efficiently – this is to ensure that the business is operating at its full potential.
The uptake of new innovative automation technologies is becoming far more widespread. Andrew Hoyle, head of automation at third-party logistics and supply chain solutions provider, Wincanton, explains.
Specialist engineering firm, FPE Global has opened the doors to its new advanced test facility and manufacturing operation, with the aim of strengthening its services to a growing international customer base.