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Situation Much is written about the challenges of managing a company contract manufacturers, however, what is less noted is the effort it takes for a contract manufacturer to successfully manage its many clients and their projects.
Related to Contract Manufacturers: Bill of Material Management (BOM)/Configuration Management, Change Management, Manufacturing Management, Product Data Management, Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Regulatory and Compliance, Arena Solutions
name = TEC_WP; High TECh Computer Manufacturer on-Boards Global Supply Chain Partners, Increases Visibility and Coordinates Inbound Execution by Click Commerce --> Email this to a friend View More Related Papers Receive White Paper Updates White Paper Description When a global high tech manufacturer of desktop and portable PCs sought to reduce their inbound supply chain lead-time and costs, they came to
Related to Contract Manufacturers: Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Click Commerce, Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
name = TEC_WP; Manufacturing Outsourcing: 7 Common Pitfalls to Avoid by Arena Solutions --> Email this to a friend View More Related Papers Receive White Paper Updates White Paper Description For years, outsourcing has been a way of life for many original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), as they regularly offload certain activities to contract manufacturers (CMs).
Related to Contract Manufacturers: Discrete Manufacturing, Engineer-to-Order (ETO), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Manufacturing Management, Operations Planning, Process Manufacturing, Product Information Management (PIM), Production Planning, Shop Floor Control, Arena Solutions, Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing, Manufacturing, Miscellaneous Manufacturing
Its legacy enterprise resource planning (ERP) system was preventing the company from adopting lean principles, and so in 2003 it looked for an ERP tailored for contract manufacturers serving the auto industry.
Related to Contract Manufacturers: Costing/Part Definition, Discrete Manufacturing, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Inventory Management, Lean/Flow Manufacturing, Manufacturing Management, Production Planning, Supply Chain Management (SCM), IQMS, Manufacturing, Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
The complexity of Teradyne productscombined with the fact that its contract manufacturers are scattered across the globemade this situation extremely challenging.
Related to Contract Manufacturers: Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Tracking, Supply Chain Event Management, Supply Chain Management (SCM), Supply Chain Optimization, Kinaxis, Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing, Manufacturing, Miscellaneous Manufacturing, Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
In an outsourced environment a balance is required, where manufacturing operations are managed by contract manufacturers (CMs) and suppliers.
Related to Contract Manufacturers: Global Logistics Solution (GLS), Import and Export Management, International Trade Logistics (ITL), Supplier Relationship Management (SRM), Supply Chain Event Management, Supply Chain Management (SCM), Warehouse Management System (WMS), Kinaxis, Finance and Insurance, Manufacturing, Transportation and Warehousing
"Our supply chain has increased from a single fully integrated manufacturing site to six sites utilizing two contract manufacturers in six different countries.
Related to Contract Manufacturers: Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS), Demand Management, Forecasting, Manufacturing Management, Order Management, Outsourcing, Production and Supply Planning, Strategy, Supply Chain Management (SCM), Kinaxis
For the smaller business looking to improve products, the process should begin with the engineers who face issues with data management and communication with contract manufacturers and external partners.
Related to Contract Manufacturers: Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Omnify Software
For example, the vast majority of outsourcers still manage critical components either fully or jointly with contract manufacturers, and more processes are being outsourced outside the enterprise.
Related to Contract Manufacturers: Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS), Best Practices, Change Management, Demand Management, Forcasting and Planning, Lean/Flow Manufacturing, Management Practices, Outsourcing, Supply Chain Management (SCM), Kinaxis
AIUS has been able to avoid the types of mistakes that can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars in scrap and re-tooling: Since beginning to use Arena to ensure that contract manufacturers and suppliers always have access to the most current data, AIUS has not encountered any revision-related errors with its supply network.
Related to Contract Manufacturers: Bill of Material Management (BOM)/Configuration Management, Hosting Services, Manufacturing Management, Outsourcing, Product Development and Portfolio Management (PPM), Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Arena Solutions, Manufacturing
Direct connections to heterogeneous ERP systems and other RapidResponse systems being used at contract manufacturers or suppliers flow data through the Glass Pipeline, creating a
Related to Contract Manufacturers: Change Management, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Forecasting, Inventory Management, Lean/Flow Manufacturing, Management Practices, Strategy, Supply Chain Event Management, Supply Chain Management (SCM), Supply Chain Optimization, Kinaxis
Another obstacle is that the contract manufacturers must interface with the different PLM/PDM systems of their customers.
Related to Contract Manufacturers: Product Data Management (PDM), Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Adeon Software House, Electronics and High-tech Components
Although their perspectives differ, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and contract manufacturers (CMs) share the opportunity to competitively differentiate themselves by actually embracing this issue and leveraging it to their mutual beneit.
Related to Contract Manufacturers: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Lean/Flow Manufacturing, Outsourcing, Production and Supply Planning, Supplier Relationship Management (SRM), Supply Chain Management (SCM), Kinaxis, Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing, Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
Numerous contract manufacturers offer services in product design, but are extremely biased towards manufacturing.
Related to Contract Manufacturers: Xoriant Corporation
By partnering with world class contract manufacturers, you can reap the benefits almost immediately-well-managed processes, high quality, on-time deliveries-and increase your performance and expectations.
Related to Contract Manufacturers: Business Performance Management (BPM), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), E-commerce, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Supplier Relationship Management (SRM), Infor
 
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