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Will Coronavirus spark supply chain reviews for manufacturers?


05 February 2020

Corona virus and supply chains

The Coronavirus outbreak and lock downs imposed by the Chinese government are starting to impact supply chains in sectors including pharmaceuticals, automotive and telecommunications. Many companies that rely on their products being manufactured from facilities in Wuhan, China, are considering alternative suppliers, as facilities in the region face potential production delays and difficulties shipping goods out to other regions.

  • Plant-based boom highlights WMS advantage for food traceability control

    23 January 2020

    There’s huge scope for marketing new plant food concepts to adventurous vegans, vegetarians and flexitarians. With these commercial opportunities comes a requirement to tightly manage traceability and allergen control - using a WMS.

  • Dry January warehouses can benefit from WMS boost

    07 January 2020

    Health conscious consumers have turned Dry January into one of the fastest growing food and drink trends. Given that a large number of the brands serving the LoNo (low or no alcohol) drinks market are artisanal and relatively small-scale producers, coping without warehouse management system (WMS) software can be very tricky...

  • Six technology enhancements being adopted by Indigo in 2020

    17 December 2019

    Indigo’s Chief Technology Officer, Carl Green, shares his vision for Indigo’s software development as the company enters its fifth decade as a WMS (warehouse management software) solution provider.

  • What’s in store for 2020 and beyond? 6 trends shaping warehouses of the future

    27 November 2019

    In 2010, many warehouses would still have been regarded as a neglected cost centre. Now, moving into 2020, the warehouse is a carefully managed control centre and very often the strategic hub of e-commerce within an ever-extending supply chain.

  • Optimising pick strategies for #Instafashion sales

    04 October 2019

    What is the impact of social media in the warehouse? What needs to happen when a new ‘must have’ item goes viral on Instagram? How can warehouse operations cope and how does a Warehouse Management System (WMS) help ensure the right items get to the right customers as quickly and cheaply as possible?