Enterprise resource planning (ERP) is no longer just for giant companies. Time and critical mass have dramatically cut the cost, complexity, and speed to value of ERP solutions. Today?s ERP systems enable companies of every size to maximize speed and flexibility to close the gap in core business processes, and to gain visibility into customer needs and supplier performance.
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Railion Nederland N.V. is an independent operating company of Railion Deutschland, the largest rail cargo transporting company in western Europe. The company transports almost 25 million tons, more than 70 percent of which is of an international nature. Railion needed a planning solution to overcome the drawbacks of its old system, which had been designed for passenger transport. Find out which system it chose, and why.
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Consumer electronics companies of any size must deliver superior customer service, optimize performance, and design agile supply networks. When using business software to deal with these challenges, growing electronics companies face the same issues as larger companies, but also have concerns about cost and implementation speed. Learn how a new class of scalable solutions can meet the needs of electronics manufacturers.
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Developed based on the role-tailored integrated business planning model (RTIBPM), the Microsoft Dynamics NAV integrated business planning system automates much of the planning process. This white paper explores the history of integrated business planning (IBP), and discusses software solutions like Microsoft Dynamics NAV that can help your company improve performance planning.
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Significant management issues posed by multisite manufacturing environments include optimizing resource use at each site and delivering the lowest possible cost for each stage in the product manufacturing cycle. To facilitate meaningful results in achieving these requirements, enterprise resource planning (ERP) software must thus provide the right tools for ensuring that multisite processes come up to ?best-in-class? standards.
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Manufacturing industries have their own challenges to increase customer value and lower costs. How can enterprises make the most of their resources to create new market opportunities and more efficient supplier and customer networks? An enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution with transparent and hierarchical manufacturing plans can offer increased accuracy, lower inventory costs, and better supply chain performance.
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With so many different enterprise resource planning (ERP) applications on the market, selecting the right solution can be extremely time-consuming and daunting. In fact, according to a recent study, nearly three-quarters of manufacturers are dissatisfied with their current systems. However, following a clearly defined selection process?and learning from the mistakes of others?can drastically improve your chances of success.
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The common perception is that top-tier enterprise software takes years to implement. This is true for more complex solutions. But other applications, when combined with effective project management by capable professionals, can be rolled out rapidly when it counts?like after a merger or acquisition. Get tips for a speedy enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementation, from a company that lived to tell the tale.
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Manufacturers? business needs have changed significantly over the past few years, evolving the roles that technology plays within the manufacturing process. Two key technologies?enterprise resource planning (ERP) and product lifecycle management (PLM)?have developed into key success factors for manufacturers and when combined, provide a collaborative environment that adds value and helps in maintaining a competitive edge.
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If chief financial officers are not actively involved in analyzing their enterprise resource planning and supply chain management applications, these systems can become increasingly costly and risky to the company?well before they ?break.? Find out how to tune your systems before the red lights flash and the alarm sounds, and discover why inadequacy in your core financial applications may not be as evident as you thought.
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In times like these, when IT spending is increasingly subject to cutbacks, finding out how to get 'more for less' is as crucial to a company?s IT department as making sure that applications run smoothly. In Rome, Italy, Gruppo Tosinvest managed to prove that this challenge?which keeps legions of IT managers awake at night?can be solved.
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Joshen Paper & Packaging needed to update its enterprise resource planning (ERP) distribution system. Joshen partnered with Vormittag Associates Inc. (VAI) and found a solution that consolidates its financial reporting and provides its sales team with real-time inventory information access. The result: faster inventory turnaround and order fulfillment?and to date, about 100 new clients in its customer base.
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Manufacturers face a challenging environment with scarce credit, pricing pressures, and increasing costs. Critical to success is an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution that aligns operations and production with finance?allowing manufacturers to deliver quality products at competitive prices. Discover the key areas necessary for creating value and profitability through real-time monitoring of financial conditions.
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Businesses of all sizes and in all industries are finding it difficult and costly to update and modify enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems after installation. The question isn?t whether a typical ERP solution supports change, but rather at what cost? Learn what midsize companies are doing about maintaining, modifying, and updating their ERP systems post-implementation, and what you could be doing better.
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Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems offer great value to companies, but choosing the right ERP system can be overwhelming. To choose the system and vendor that can best meet your needs, you need the tools that can help you address the business goals of your enterprise and mitigate the risks involved in a selection project. You can apply these concepts to a variety of ERP selection processes. Learn more.
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