Manufacturing Technologies

Why real-time inventory analysis is a reality today

Goods inward supply chain logistics inventory - photo courtesy of Matillion
Posted on 27 Dec 2013 by Tim Brown

Once, inventory analysis was little more than a rear-view mirror, cataloguing past mistakes in demand forecasts and inventory planning. Today however, says Matthew Scullion of Matillion, although inventory analysis can still help manufacturers to see where their inventory is, how long it’s been there, and where stockouts are occurring, the modern-day reality of inventory analysis is much more exciting than that.

MTA plans for the future

Graham Dewhurst Director General MTA, Professor Sir Mike Gregory Head of the Institute for Manufacturing (IfM) at Cambridge University, Mark Ridgway OBE President MTA.
Posted on 9 Dec 2013 by

At this year’s MTA Annual General Meeting (AGM) many of the issues raised focused on the future prospects for the manufacturing technologies sector in the UK. Members of the association strongly supported comments from guest speaker Professor Sir Mike Gregory on sustainability and the manufacturing sector.

GTK on course for 600% ROI

Connectors and cables - photo courtesy of Public Domain Photos

Needing to improved factory-floor efficiencies while also gaining better insight into product costs, Basingstoke-based custom hi-tech cable manufacturer recognised it required better visibility into detailed factory-floor operations.