Timken SAP

Webinar: How Timken Conquered Labeling by Standardizing and Integrating with SAP

Sandy Borchert SAP

For the past eight years we’ve worked with Timken, a global leader in engineered bearings and power transmissions, to help standardize labeling and artwork management across the company’s supply chain. But how and why did we get involved in Timken’s journey? Labeling and artwork challenges Before Loftware’s involvement, Timken faced several challenges across its labeling operations: #1 Labeling systems were …

NiceLabel 10

Loftware NiceLabel 10: 7 Powerful Enhancements for Cloud-Based Labeling

NiceLabel Team Cloud computing, Industry news

We’re excited to announce the launch of Loftware NiceLabel 10, the first major release of the Loftware NiceLabel portfolio, which includes Loftware NiceLabel Cloud and Loftware NiceLabel Label Management System (LMS). This new release provides users with a top-level view of their labeling operations and streamlines printer management, saving time, adding control, and expanding their ability to manage print resources …

SAP and labeling

Digital labeling in SAP – An integral part of the new normal supply chain

Lee Patty Cloud computing, SAP

Today we are experiencing massive fluctuations in consumer demand patterns and workplace practices that slightly over a year ago would have seemed farfetched. Economic downturns are threatening the livelihood of many companies and businesses need to not only ensure continuity today, but also a foundation for the future. To this end, streamlining supply chain efficiency and visibility has never been …

labeling in SAP

Optimizing labeling in an SAP environment – How to do it and what the benefits are

Ken Moir Industry news, SAP

Many businesses use SAP as their enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. It helps them digitally transform internal processes and brings efficiency gains. Yet, when it comes to managing their labeling operations under SAP, many businesses still struggle. Those using SAPscript or Smart Forms to create labels face a lengthy process for label change requests. This can be a drain on …

boehringer ingelheim

Boehringer Ingelheim creates global, standardized labeling process

Ken Moir Life sciences, Pharmaceutical

“Without having a standard solution, it made it pretty difficult to control, or to have an overview of all the technologies and labels that were used and printed at our different production lines. We had a lot of different label templates and different solutions for printing labels.” This is how Pierre Rahm, IT Operations Services in Boehringer Ingelheim described the …

digitized labeling

How the latest digitized labeling solutions help drive business agility

Ken Moir Industry news

SAP is a key element of the manufacturing, warehousing and supply chain operations of many of the world’s largest businesses. That is essentially why it is so important that automated labeling runs efficiently and seamlessly within the SAP environment. Historically, label production in SAP has often been a highly-complex, IT-managed process. In this environment label changes have in the past, …

SAP labeling

Digital labeling in SAP meets the need for agility during a crisis

Lee Patty Cloud computing, SAP

More than 200 million workers globally, including representatives from the largest brands in the world, rely on SAP’s ERP software to manage their warehousing and supply chain operations. But that doesn’t guarantee they’re operating as efficiently as possible, or that they are fully prepared to ensure supply chain continuity during times of crisis. During a crisis, companies require the proper …

SAP digitization

Efficient labeling in the SAP world – How digitization meets the need for speed

Ken Moir Industry news, SAP

SAP is fundamental to the way many of the world’s largest brands run their manufacturing warehousing and supply chain operations. That is why it is key that automated labeling runs seamlessly and efficiently within the SAP environment.  In the past, label production in SAP has often been a highly-complex, IT-managed procedure. Historically, in this environment label changes have often taken …

2020 and beyond: Key trends impacting the labeling market

Ken Moir Industry news

As we look ahead to 2020 and beyond, it is clear that the labeling market is being driven by the broader IT trends of digitization and modernization. These trends are fueling the development of the market and will accelerate over time. In enterprise resource planning (ERP), for example, this combination of digitization and modernization is transforming systems, with SAP software …

Making the business case for digitally transforming labeling

Ken Moir Industry news

With the latest wave of digitization, there are very few areas of our lives and businesses that haven’t been digitally transformed. We see evidence of digitization in the prototype smart cities, in our automobiles, and even in our homes. Yet despite the ubiquitousness of digital technology, we still see some companies hesitate when it comes to digitally transforming their labeling. …