Case Study: Material Management Optimization

  • Source: Lapiz Technical Services
  • Written By:
  • Published:
  • (Originally Published On:) )
To be certain its materials management functions were up to par with industry best practices, a South African fertilizer plant obtained the services of an inventory optimization firm. In doing so, it was able to identify weak links in its inventory control processes, and achieved a savings of over $2 million (USD)—an impressive return on investment (ROI) considering it had invested less than 4 percent of that amount.

Featured Software Research:

Understanding Reverse Logistics in Field Service Management

  • Source: IFS
  • Written By:
  • Published:
This white paper defines reverse logistics as it relates to aftermarket service, describes how it differs from forward logistics, and then discusses the difficulties inherent in selecting and using enterprise software to facilitate reverse logistics and repair processes including warranty repair, original equipment manufacturer (OEM) repair and handling return material authorizations (RMAs) from distributors. Download the paper. Read More

Software Usability Challenge for Electric Power Industry

  • Source: IFS
  • Written By:
  • Published:
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)/Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) usability is a challenge for the electric energy industry according to a study conducted for IFS North America. This paper outlines study results of 100 electric energy industry executives and offers advice for selecting ERP and EAM for maximum usability. ERP and EAM with enhanced usability increases productivity and system usage, maximizing value realized. Read More

You may also be interested in these related documents:

Case Study: The Morris Law Group

The Morris Law Group—a personal injury law firm based in Ontario (Canada)—sought to design an intuitive Web site that was simple to maintain and architecturally aware of sophisticated search engine optimization (SEO) techniques. Personal injury law is a competitive field, so visibility was a priority. Learn how a content management system (CMS) helped the firm increase page views by 47 percent and visits by 38 percent. Read More

Case Study: Hamworthy Gas Systems

  • Source: IFS
  • Written By:
  • Published:
When the top management at Hamworthy Gas Systems realized that the company needed to prepare for considerable organic growth, and gain better control of its core and support business processes, they began upgrading the company’s IT systems. Learn how a new solution, encompassing project and contract management, engineering, procurement and material management, and more, helped Hamworthy gain new perspective on its future. Read More

Case Study: Process Manufacturing

With 2008 sales of over $10 billion, a global process manufacturer realized that strategic focus on pricing was critical to enhancing its competitiveness and overall profitability. A key element of the company’s pricing and profitability initiative was to invest in an enterprise-wide pricing solution, to take advantage of ongoing pricing opportunities. Find out about the price management solution the company chose. Read More
 
comments powered by Disqus