Optimising the value chain key to FMCG profits

Value chain optimisation is key to driving profits for FMCG in a challenging economic environment. The cost to serve, which is the cost associated with manufacturing a product and getting it from the manufacturer to the shelf for purchase by the consumer, is the...

Argility showcases SkyData IoT platform

The Argility Technology group is showcasing its SkyData innovation, a device-agnostic IoT enablement cloud platform offering remote asset and resource monitoring and management. SkyData is a flexible framework built using open source enterprise grade technologies. The...

Key trends impacting the labeling market

As we look ahead to 2020 and beyond, it is clear that the labeling market is being driven by the broader IT trends of digitisation and modernisation. By Ken Moir, vice-president: marketing at NiceLabel These trends are fueling the development of the market and will...

SMEs the weakest link in supply chain security

Small to medium enterprises are at greatest risk from cyber security threats, and their vulnerability in turn poses a danger to the major corporations that they do business with. This is the contention of Steven Melnyk, Professor of Supply Chain Management at Michigan...