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Here's a collection of blog posts on logistics, vehicle & transport management software.

How Industry 4.0 is becoming a day-to-day reality for plastics manufacturers

Posted by Paul Rufus on September 13, 2018.

How Industry 4.0 is becoming a day-to-day reality for plastics manufacturers

Passing fad, the latest buzzword or the future for plastics manufacturers? Evidence gathered by IQMS, a leading manufacturing ERP system and MES software (manufacturing execution system) provider points to Industry 4.0 becoming a day-to-day reality for manufacturers in the sector whilst meeting both plastics manufacturers and machine makers at various events across the globe. By […]

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Proximity Partners with PlastikCity

Posted by Zoe Pickburn on September 12, 2018.

Proximity Partners with PlastikCity

Proximity is now an approved partner of PlastikCity Since 2007, Proximity has provided software solutions, development, support and maintenance services for the logistics, manufacturing ERP, retail and finance sectors. We have partnered with some of the world’s foremost software companies including IQMS, Infor and Fresche Solutions, amongst others to deliver a comprehensive range of software solutions, […]

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Upcoming IBM i learning opportunities

Posted by Paul Rufus on August 23, 2018.

Upcoming IBM i learning opportunities

As we move (slightly reluctantly) towards the end of the summer, we can turn our attention to the various learning opportunities IBM developers have, both in the UK, online and in US. IBM i technical workshops If you purchased a new Power system with IBM i within the past three years, then there is an […]

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Medical Manufacturing Lessons Learned from GII

Posted by Zoe Pickburn on August 13, 2018.

Medical Manufacturing Lessons Learned from GII

Global Interconnect (AKA GII) manufacture cables used in the global healthcare industry – they make up parts of electrosurgical tools and critical patient monitoring devices – which makes it literally life-or-death essential that the products they manufacture are absolutely failsafe. GII outsource their manufacturing to plants in Hong Kong and China, which lowers manufacturing costs but adds a […]

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IQMS ERP System & MES Software named a Manufacturing FrontRunner

Posted by Paul Rufus on August 9, 2018.

IQMS ERP System & MES Software named a Manufacturing FrontRunner

IQMS’ manufacturing automation software has been named amongst the leading ERP software products by Software Advice in their FrontRunners for Manufacturing and FrontRunners for Enterprise Resource Planning report. Software Advice, a Gartner company is a leading online service for organisations going through the software selection process. By using real reviews from real software users, Software Advice […]

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IBM i Green Screen UI Modernisation: a 4-Part Technical Webinar Series

Posted by Zoe Pickburn on July 12, 2018.

IBM i Green Screen UI Modernisation: a 4-Part Technical Webinar Series

The decision to modernise your IBM i green screens is just the first step towards having a modern, web-based user interface (UI) in place. There are many ways to skin a cat though and, depending on your goals, the approach you take to modernisation can vary. Options range from modernising your existing green screens to completely […]

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Proximity strengthens IBM i development portfolio by partnering with Remain Software

Posted by Paul Rufus on July 6, 2018.

Proximity strengthens IBM i development portfolio by partnering with Remain Software

Proximity and Remain Software have announced a partnership to market and support Remain’s market-leading change and workflow management solutions for the IBM i, Windows, Linux and Unix in the UK and Ireland. Based in Leeds and Nottingham, Proximity has over 40 IBM i specialists who develop, support and maintain solutions and applications for a diverse […]

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Understanding X-Analysis: A 4-Part Webinar Series

Posted by Zoe Pickburn on July 5, 2018.

Understanding X-Analysis: A 4-Part Webinar Series

Ever wish you could improve IBM i developer productivity whilst gaining a deeper insight into the critical data in your organisation? This four-part webinar series takes an in-depth look at understanding X-Analysis to manage IBM i applications better. What is X-Analysis? X-Analysis is a tool from Fresche Solutions, which helps developers to improve IBM i application […]

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Watch: 10 Reasons Businesses Should Modernise IBM i Green Screens

Posted by Zoe Pickburn on June 28, 2018.

Watch: 10 Reasons Businesses Should Modernise IBM i Green Screens

Our partners Fresche Solutions has released a new webinar, outlining the business case for IBM i (AS400 / iSeries) modernisation. The webinar features the top 10 business reasons for modernising your IBM i green screen UI (user interface) to be web-based and more user-friendly. Many organisations rely on the IBM i for their business-critical applications and data. […]

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Manufacturing Plastics ERP Software Functionality

Posted by Zoe Pickburn on June 22, 2018.

Manufacturing Plastics ERP Software Functionality

For anyone manufacturing plastics, whether that’s in blow moulding, blown film, extrusion, injection moulding or thermoforming, there are some challenges which are unique to the sector. Our partners IQMS have put together this handy infographic, that explains some of the challenges for plastics manufacturers, as well as outlining some of the solutions that are available in IQMS […]

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