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

Manufacturing Plastics ERP Software Functionality

Posted by Zoe 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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Proximity & IQMS exhibiting at Holistic Manufacturing: Optimising Plastics Processing

Posted by Zoe on June 11, 2018.

Proximity & IQMS exhibiting at Holistic Manufacturing: Optimising Plastics Processing

The Holistic Manufacturing: Optimising Plastics Processing event is a hosted by BPF (the British Plastics Federation) in Manchester on 25th June 2018. Free to attend for BPF members, the event includes an exclusive programme of presentations and a tabletop exhibition, along with the opportunity to meet and network with others in the British plastics manufacturing sector. […]

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Plastics Manufacturing ERP Software on show at the PDM Event, Telford

Posted by paul on June 7, 2018.

Plastics Manufacturing ERP Software on show at the PDM Event, Telford

IQMS ERP & manufacturing process monitoring software delivers real-time insights Plastics manufacturers’ success is increasingly being driven by real-time insights on the shop floor, which enable companies to ensure product quality, meet tight customer deadlines and optimise the performance of production equipment. At the PDM Event, which takes place at the Telford International Centre from the 19th to the 20th June, […]

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Track & Trace Module Added to IQMS ERP Software

Posted by paul on May 10, 2018.

Track & Trace Module Added to IQMS ERP Software

IQMS releases new track & trace module for EnterpriseIQ ERP software A new module released by leading manufacturing ERP software & MES system provider, IQMS, provides manufacturers with the insights and intelligence for ensuring quality and easy, accurate reporting and tracking to support audits and compliance. Increasingly, a proven track and traceability framework is not […]

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Shield releases new version of HA4i

Posted by paul on May 9, 2018.

Shield releases new version of HA4i

Released to coincide with the IBM i  PowerUp18 Conference and Expo, in San Antonio, Shield Advanced Solutions Ltd, has launched a new version of their premium IBM i High Availability product, HA4i. HA4i Multi-Node allows multiple copies of the data and objects to be kept in sync in a one to many or many to one […]

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Improve IBM i Developer Productivity by 50%

Posted by paul on May 8, 2018.

Improve IBM i Developer Productivity by 50%

Webinar: learn why Fresche Solutions’ X-Analysis is the one tool every IBM i developer should own Ever wish you had access to all the information about your applications and were able to view everything in one place? Fresche Solutions’ X-Analysis product has provided organisations with the tools to manage their IBM i application lifecycle more […]

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Grants for Innovative Manufacturers in Yorkshire

Posted by Zoe on May 2, 2018.

Grants for Innovative Manufacturers in Yorkshire

PAPI (Product and Process Innovation) is offering funding for new business development initiatives. They are giving grants for innovative manufacturers and other organisations based in Yorkshire. The successful applicant would be eligible to receive up to £20k of funding. A grant of 40% is available on a project spend of between £20k – £50K. The funding is available […]

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7 Sessions We’re Most Excited About at PowerUp 2018

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7 Sessions We’re Most Excited About at PowerUp 2018

hang’s annual conference, PowerUp is returning to Texas this May. PowerUp is billed as a powerful, experiential conference. With education sessions, panel discussions and exciting keynote speakers, this is an event not to be missed for anyone involved or interested in the IBM i. We’ve written before about how great Common’s IBM i industry events are, […]

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Electric Vehicles Won’t Run Out of Charge Mid-Delivery, with Stream’s Latest Route Optimisation Update

Posted by Zoe on March 27, 2018.

Electric Vehicles Won’t Run Out of Charge Mid-Delivery, with Stream’s Latest Route Optimisation Update

With the newest release of Stream’s award-winning logistics & transport management software, Stream Go, it is easier than ever to plan and optimise routes for electric delivery and commercial vehicles. Stream Go now takes electric vehicles’ range limits into account when planning and optimising delivery and collection routes. This ensures that sustainable vehicles can complete […]

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WEBINAR: Next Day Delivery

Posted by paul on February 7, 2018.

WEBINAR: Next Day Delivery

Find out how retailers making deliveries in their own vehicles can offer next day delivery efficiently and cost-effectively. In our upcoming webinar, in collaboration with leading omni-channel retail management provider Brightpearl and our customer LOFT Interiors (taking place Thursday 22nd February at 2pm GMT), you can learn about how retailers can offer next-day delivery in […]

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