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CONTENTS Manufacturing and Logistics IT October 2018 The European magazine promoting the effective use of IT in supply chain applications

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Loch Lomond Group

Editor: Ed Holden

Special Technology Report Contributors: Derek Bryan, Verizon Connect John Caltabiano, Jabil Kamran Farooq, Datalogic Richard Hughes-Rowlands, Zebra Technologies Laurent Lassus, SATO Europe Georgia Leybourne, Manhattan Associates Rob van der Meulen, Gartner. Ken Moir, NiceLabel Lee-Bath Nelson, LEO Lane Darrel Williams, Honeywell


Publisher: Dean Taylor


Printing & Labelling

Voice-directed Picking 16

BEC secures one of its most successful years to date Honeywell: Meeting the Black Friday challenge

Automatic Identification & Data Capture/Mobile Computing Datalogic: The vital role of Auto ID in digital transformation VDC Research: Global market for handheld scanners to reach over $1.48 billion through 2022

Designer: First Sight Graphics Ltd, www.firstsightgraphics.com

Epicor: DocStar mobile app enables anytime, anywhere business collaboration and improves responsiveness

Production: Carolyn Pither

Transportation Management

Circulation: Carole Chiesa


The Buhr Group selected a TimoCom interface for use as a digital turbocharger Verizon Connect: Getting to grips with vehicle maintenance

IT Manager: Ian Curtis

Warehouse Management

Accounts: Sarah Schofield


Published by: B2B Publishing Ltd PO Box 3575, Barnet, Herts, EN5 9QD UK


Manhattan Associates: Omnichannel profitability starts with advanced inventory insight

Printing & Labelling Zebra Technologies: Print DNA: What’s inside your printer matters

Tel: +44(0) 208 440 0372 Email (publishing): info@logisticsit.com Email (editorial): editor@ibcpub.com

SATO Europe: Consumer-centric supply chains – Track and trace for enhanced agility

Printed by: First Sight Graphics Ltd, www.firstsightgraphics.com


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NiceLabel: Making the business case for digitally transforming labelling VDC Research: E-commerce fuelling stationary thermal barcode label printer Demand Paul Leibinger GmbH & Co. KG: Hotter than lava flow – this printing ink can withstand LEO Lane: Locking it in – Reducing the risks of additive manufacturing

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Jabil: Three ways your supply chain manager can help improve speed-to-market

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Birmingham-based Cognition Agency: Marketing could be improved, say manufacturers Infosys: Less than a quarter of global enterprises think and act like digital natives



Gartner: Build a modern supply chain workforce


Profile for First Sight Graphics

Manufacturing & LogisticsIT - October 2018  

Manufacturing & LogisticsIT - October 2018