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Many aerospace and defense (A&D) manufacturers are enjoying a competitive advantage because of early adoption of lean manufacturing tools. However, considerable differences still exist in performance among A&D companies. The best way for A&D manufacturers to achieve best-in-class performance is to use external domain expertise and enterprise resource planning (ERP) with lean-specific functionalities. Learn more.
Related to Manufacturing Supply Chain: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Lean/Flow Manufacturing, Operations Planning, SAP, Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction, Machinery Manufacturing, Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
Terumo Cardiovascular Systems, global manufacturer and distributor of medical products, has more than 1,500 finished goods, many of which are assembled in one factory and sterilized in another. With so many products and steps in the supply chain, supply and demand planning abilities are key to smooth operations. Find out how the company saved $1 million (USD) with forecast management and requirements planning solutions.
Related to Manufacturing Supply Chain: Demand Management, Distribution and Warehousing, Forcasting and Planning, Inventory Analysis and Planning, Supply Chain Event Management, Supply Chain Management (SCM), Demand Solutions, Manufacturing
A lean supply chain is more than just those activities relating directly to supply chain management (SCM). Lean supply chain improvements require a commitment to finding the correct mix of efficiency and responsiveness. But the reward is great for manufacturers that do embark on the path to lean. Using the right enterprise resource planning (ERP) software can be your key to reaping the benefits of lean SCM. Learn how.
Related to Manufacturing Supply Chain: IFS
To stay competitive, organizations are looking for ways to facilitate a smoother and more optimized global supply chain. But while companies are turning to business intelligence (BI) tools, many lack the ability to escape the gravity well of becoming data-rich while remaining information-poor. Learn how leading companies have eliminated the obstacles that hinder their ability to make better business decisions.
Related to Manufacturing Supply Chain: Business Intelligence (BI), Business Performance Management (BPM), Discrete Manufacturing, Supply Chain Management (SCM), SAP
Many manufacturers and distributors have embraced the lean philosophy. But the tight controls necessary for success with Lean can leave companies vulnerable to supply disruptions, production problems, quality issues, and abrupt changes in demand. Learn how making your manufacturing operations and supply chain flexible can help reduce operational costs, increase cash flow, increase company value, and grow your business.
Related to Manufacturing Supply Chain: Distribution and Warehousing, Lean/Flow Manufacturing, Supply Chain Management (SCM), Infor
Summary: Today manufacturing supply chain is challenged with increasing quality mandates, cost reductions and delivery improvements.
Related to Manufacturing Supply Chain: Data Management and Analysis, Supply Chain Management (SCM), Plex Systems
Learn how C&H Chemical integrated all of its critical business functions, such as its sales order and work order processing, manufacturing requirement processing, purchase order, and quality control processes.
Related to Manufacturing Supply Chain: Enterprise Accounting, Process Manufacturing, Supply Chain Management (SCM), ProcessPro Software, Chemical Manufacturing, Manufacturing
Innovative companies improve efficiencies by integrating logistics and transportation functions with critical operating processes. By factoring transportation constraints into the planning and execution of warehousing, production and fulfillment, these companies are outperforming their competition.
Related to Manufacturing Supply Chain: Discrete Manufacturing, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Supply Chain Management (SCM), SAP, Transportation and Warehousing
Companies in virtually every industry today are striving to meet the ever-increasing demands of their customers. The issues of innovation, price, quality, and delivery have never been greater. Customers want what they want, when they want it, and how they want it. To give customers what they truly want, manufacturers need to have a deeper understanding of the detailed attributes of the products that meet customer needs. Winning companies, those who will prosper now and well into the future, will need to manage the use of this knowledge with advanced information technology as their key competitive strategy.
Related to Manufacturing Supply Chain: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Process Manufacturing, Supply Chain Management (SCM), CDC Software, Information
Strem Chemicals, which manufactures and distributes specialty chemicals, implemented ProcessPro?s Warehouse Management Solution (WMS). The solution helped them streamline their processes and reduce operational costs, by reducing their overall shipping errors, eliminating the label planning function, and eliminating the dual recording of a majority of their inventory transactions.
Related to Manufacturing Supply Chain: Process Manufacturing, Supply Chain Management (SCM), ProcessPro Software, Chemical Manufacturing, Management of Companies and Enterprises, Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
Howard Johnson?s Enterprises, Inc. (HJE) is a provider of lawn and garden fertilizer products whose discrete manufacturing package assumed a discrete process. It took ProcessPro eight months to implement a new enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution that worked to address HJE?s unique needs.
Related to Manufacturing Supply Chain: Enterprise Accounting, Process Manufacturing, Supply Chain Management (SCM), ProcessPro Software, Chemical Manufacturing, Management of Companies and Enterprises, Manufacturing
name = TEC_WP; Leading Global Wine and Spirits Producer Takes Collaboration Upstream with Raw Materials Suppliers by Agentrics --> Email this to a friend View More Related Papers Receive White Paper Updates Case Study Description Tighten and speed up the manufacturing supply chain to better align raw Materials inventory levels with production plans, and reduce inventory and administrative costs.
Related to Manufacturing Supply Chain: Supplier Relationship Management (SRM), Agentrics, Manufacturing, Retail Trade
Adaptive manufacturing enables companies to produce goods efficiently and manage variability proactively. However, it must be managed as an end-to-end, closed-loop process with tight linkages between manufacturing applications, adjacent enterprise applications, and?most importantly?the technology behind these applications. Such integrated networks enable the process visibility and collaboration capabilities that, ultimately, are the key to building an adaptive manufacturing enterprise.
Related to Manufacturing Supply Chain: Lean/Flow Manufacturing, Supply Chain Management (SCM), SAP, Management of Companies and Enterprises, Manufacturing, Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
But just as businesses need to look beyond the manufacturing supply chain to see the benefits of investing in RFID, they need to look beyond the tag to understand how RFID will create value and provide a return on investment (ROI).
Related to Manufacturing Supply Chain: Barcoding, Bill of Material Management (BOM)/Configuration Management, Business Intelligence (BI), Communications, Infrastructure, and Transportation Planning, Data Management and Analysis, Demand Management, Discrete Manufacturing, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Manufacturing Management, Material Management, Operations Planning, Process Manufacturing, Product Information Management (PIM), Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Production and Supply Planning, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Tracking, Service Parts Planning, Shipping and Receiving, Statistical Data Analysis, Supply Chain Management (SCM), Supply Chain Optimization, Technology Tools and Methods, Tracking, Warehouse Management System (WMS), Intermec, Manufacturing, Retail Trade, Transportation and Warehousing, Wholesale Trade
Radio frequency identification (RFID) technology can provide a strong return on investment (ROI) when combined with improved business processes that reduce labor and prevent errors. But mobile RFID systems, with forklift-mounted readers, can be implemented for a fraction of the cost of traditional infrastructure configurations. They can improve supply chain visibility, reduce capital expenditure, and slash labor costs.
Related to Manufacturing Supply Chain: Accounting and Financial Management, Business Intelligence (BI), Communications, Infrastructure, and Transportation Planning, Data Management and Analysis, Demand Management, Discrete Manufacturing, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), International Trade Logistics (ITL), Manufacturing Management, Process Manufacturing, Production and Supply Planning, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), Replenishment Planning, Service Parts Planning, Supplier Relationship Management (SRM), Supply Chain Management (SCM), Technology Tools and Methods, Warehouse Management System (WMS), Intermec, Manufacturing, Retail Trade, Transportation and Warehousing, Wholesale Trade
 
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