DaimlerChrysler Research & Technology North America (DCRTNA) focuses on developing new technologies for the next generation of cars. It desperately needed an automated time and attendance application to replace its outdated and laborious manual system. With a Web-hosted solution, not only did DCRTNA see a 30 percent increase in productivity, but it finally regained control over management of employee time and attendance.
Related to Production System: Human Resources, Time and Attendance Tracking, iEmployee, Scientific Research and Development Services
name = TEC_WP; Minimize Waste and Maximize Profits: Willamette Valley by IFS --> Email this to a friend View More Related Papers Receive White Paper Updates Case Study Description Lean manufacturing, which focuses on eliminating waste in the production process, has been called the production system of the twenty-first century.
Related to Production System: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Lean/Flow Manufacturing, IFS, Manufacturing
By seeing a business as a 'value system' for customers, companies can shift lean strategic priorities towards growth-oriented targets instead of cost-cutting. Instead of squeezing additional margins to boost the bottom line, lean philosophy can increase demand response and sales, while maintaining and lowering cost per unit?thus enabling lower prices, a competitive edge, and more business.
Related to Production System: Lean/Flow Manufacturing, Manufacturing Management, Business Breakthroughs Inc.
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.
Related to Production System: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Supply Chain Management (SCM), Epicor
FMC Technologies Increases Engineering Productivity by Using a Modular Subsea Production System Architecture As a leading total subsea system supplier in the oil and gas industry, FMC sought to increase its engineering productivity by implementing a modular subsea production system architecture for its System Design and Detail Engineering processes.
Related to Production System: Product Development and Portfolio Management (PPM), Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), PTC, Manufacturing
Implementing an automated proposal production system can fix a lot of the problems and provide significant benefits to the company and its sales professionals. An automated proposal production system: Allows the company to develop
Related to Production System: Business Process Re-engineering, Channel Management, Contact Management (CM), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Customer Service and Support, Field Sales, Field Service Management, Sales Force Automation (SFA), Technology Tools and Methods, Microsoft, Finance and Insurance, Information, Retail Trade
His Japanese production system made planning for the manufacture of automobiles the most modern process in the world.
Related to Production System: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Supply Chain Management (SCM), QAD, Manufacturing
For a decade, IndustryWeek and the Manufacturing Performance Institute (MPI) Census of Manufacturers have provided data to US manufacturers. This year, MPI fielded a similar survey in Canada, offering an intriguing look into the differences between the Canadian and US manufacturing landscapes. This executive summary presents combined data from these surveys, aimed at helping manufacturers meet future challenges.
Related to Production System: Communications, Infrastructure, and Transportation Planning, Discrete Manufacturing, Engineer-to-Order (ETO), Inventory Management, Lean/Flow Manufacturing, Manufacturing Management, Operations Planning, Process Manufacturing, Purchasing Management, Infor, Manufacturing, Transportation and Warehousing, Wholesale Trade
It?s common knowledge that asset downtime disrupts production and drives up both process and per-unit operating costs. However, executives often lose sight of this because they focus on output, not on the assets used to create it. The irony is that companies can use asset performance management not only to make more widgets, but to make each widget more profitably.
Related to Production System: Asset Management, Enterprise Asset Management, Lean/Flow Manufacturing, Infor, Manufacturing, Miscellaneous Manufacturing
Automotive parts manufacturers are fighting for survival in a competitive global economy. Many rely on enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems to ensure they survive. However analysts report that the majority of ERP implementations rarely come in as scheduled, frequently cost more than projected, and often don?t deliver satisfactory results. Learn what automotive parts manufacturers should look for in an ERP system.
Related to Production System: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Plex Systems, Motor vehicle and engine part and accessory manufacturing, Motor vehicle manufacture
Using the Internet as a communications tool, NGC has developed a state-of-the-art sourcing and production system.
Related to Production System: Inventory Analysis and Planning, Inventory Management, Supply Chain Management (SCM), New Generation Computing, Inc., Apparel Manufacturing
He chartered Taiichi Ohno to put in place an efficient production system to produce high quality automobiles.
Related to Production System: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Lean/Flow Manufacturing, Oracle, Manufacturing
If a process problem remains concealed in one portion of a discrete manufacturer?s production system, it can obstruct the efficiency and quality of every step in the chain.
Related to Production System: Asset Management, Business Performance Management (BPM), Distribution and Warehousing, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Lean/Flow Manufacturing, Supplier Relationship Management (SRM), Supply Chain Management (SCM), Infor, Management of Companies and Enterprises, Manufacturing
What manufacturers must realize is that through efforts to comply with regulatory standards, they can make their manufacturing operations more competitive. Indeed, compliance is transforming the companies that have taken the time to re-architect the many processes used for managing suppliers, channel partners, resellers, and customers. For manufacturers that ignore compliance, on the other hand, the costs can be steep.
Related to Production System: Compliance Management, Regulatory and Compliance, Cincom Systems, Manufacturing
You can quickly hire and train new employees to scale up customer call centers, but your production system and supply chain processes must be equally scalable to support sudden spikes in sales volume.
Related to Production System: Business Process Management, Business Process Modeling, Business Process Outsourcing, Enterprise Application Integration (EAI), Management Practices, Practices and Business Issues, Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Small Business Accounting, Software Asset Management, SAP