Manufacturing Archive

Intelligent Printing to Increase Supply Chain Security

Richard Scott, European Product Manager at SATO, said that when an organisation is able to give a printer an identity within a larger communications system and enable it to not only receive information but also relay information to other objects, it has major potential for traceability. Then, such traceability will improve data accuracy which in

How Mobile Technology Reshape Supply Chain Management

Mobile technology has played a key role in supply-chain management, particularly in the warehouse. Mobile devices are faster and handier in helping the work of supply chain management, such that it can facilitate advanced communication and help businesses operate more effectively. On this matter, Adrian Gonzales, the director of the Logistics Viewpoints blog, commented that

A Better Way for Manufacturers to Turn Heat Into Energy

Around one-sixth of all energy used by industry ends up as waste heat, as reported by researchers at Swansea University. Then the heat is emitted into the atmosphere, resulting in a massive amount of carbon footprint in the thin air. Specifically, waste heat is heat produced by a machine or other process that uses energy.

3 Systems to Maximise Order Fulfillment

Consumer experience is important for businesses as it helps them build credibility and gain trust from customers, thus leading to business success. Order fulfilment, in this regard, is the key process in determining consumer experience. As mentioned in Keely L. Croxton’s study, order fulfilment is a process in which customers interact directly with firms. It

Blockchain Technology: 5 Benefits Retailers Can Reap

Blockchain is gaining its popularity. From healthcare, supply chain, education to Government niches, blockchain is far more than a technology that we need for a more powerful process. Research from IDC expects that blockchain will see robust growth in Asia-Pacific in 2021. There will be approximately 25 percent of Global A1000 companies that will use

Environmental Pressure on Supply Chain & How to Mitigate It

Amidst the growing issue of global warming, businesses are encouraged to be more sustainable in their production and operations. Especially in supply chain sectors where goods are produced and delivery services are conducted, sustainability should be the number one concern. Additionally, an environmental supply chain management is key to a sustainable business strategy as it

How Supply Chain Can Mitigate Macrotrend Risks

There is a belief that proactive company can turn a potentially disastrous situation into a market opportunity – of course, with proper forethought and action. The story of Nokia, for example, they bounced back in late 2000 after a fire damaged water inventory at their supplier’s factory, which then affected their production. Nokia’s quick response

How Urban Farming Reinvent Supply Chain

Imagine growing your own food instead of grasses in your garden, won’t it be much worthy? Amidst the rapid development of digital technology, farming remains essential to provide life necessities. With limited availability of land in the city, it comes as no surprise that urban farming has become a new buzzword. While growing food in

GST in Manufacturing Sector

Manufacturing could be considered as the backbone of a country’s economy as it helps businesses grow better. For example, manufacturing helps in modernising agriculture which increases agricultural productivity. It also helps reduce poverty as well as unemployment. The development of manufacturing sector is indeed needed to minimise regional disparities. It means that if manufacturing sector

How to Help Disabled Workers Improve Warehouse Productivity

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported over 440,000 workers in manufacturing were injured in 2015. This huge number suggested that warehouse can be considered as identical with difficult and heavy tasks that could be dangerous for workers when not done carefully. Owing to this reason, some people might think that it is almost impossible for