Supply Chain Optimization

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Learn how supply chain optimization is easier with an ERP for distribution solution.
Related to Supply Chain Optimization: Distribution and Warehousing, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Global Logistics Solution (GLS), Supply Chain Management (SCM), Supply Chain Optimization, Warehouse Management System (WMS), Infor
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 Supply Chain Optimization: Demand Management, Distribution and Warehousing, Forcasting and Planning, Inventory Analysis and Planning, Supply Chain Event Management, Supply Chain Management (SCM), Demand Solutions, Manufacturing
Every distributor and manufacturer can find ways to optimize processes. But there are key challenges to infusing efficiency and profitability into your established inventory management practices. Learn about common challenges and roadblocks to converting inventory from cost to competitive advantage?and learn from the nine ?worst practices? that can help you benchmark your current inventory management strategy.
Related to Supply Chain Optimization: Demand Management, Distribution and Warehousing, Electronic Catalog Management, Forecasting, Inventory Analysis and Planning, Inventory Management, Supply Chain Optimization, Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) Replenishment, Warehouse Management System (WMS), RockySoft Corporation
Up to 75 percent of a company?s carbon footprint comes from transport and logistics functions, in the context of goods storage and distribution. Today, logistics companies are going green not just out of goodwill or compliance requirements, but also because savings in carbon emissions from green initiatives directly translate into cost savings. Consequently, emissions management and reporting are important. Learn more.
Related to Supply Chain Optimization: Compliance Management, Energy Analysis and Management, Supply Chain Optimization, Vehicle and Fleet Management, Vehicle/Fleet Maintenance, HCL Technologies, Transportation and Warehousing
Organizations managing a fleet often operate on razor-thin margins. A recession can further deplete fleet companies? purses, resulting in reduced scale of operations, lower profits, and process inefficiencies. Visibility is key to fleet optimization and can be achieved with a fleet management system. Learn how to maximize the availability of your resources and lower the total cost of ownership (TCO) of your mobile assets.
Related to Supply Chain Optimization: Freight Handling and Dispatch, Satellite Tracking, Supply Chain Optimization, Vehicle and Fleet Management, HCL Technologies, Truck Transportation
The current market is asking retailers some difficult questions?ones their existing processes and tools can?t answer. It takes a mix of science, retail intelligence, and merchandising art to ensure that every store in a supply chain carries the right inventory, while maintaining a high service level and market share. Learn how to better respond to the demands of consumers and rationalize your assortment at a local level.
Related to Supply Chain Optimization: Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS), Business-to-Business Web Sales, Business-to-Consumer Web Sales, Demand Management, E-commerce, Electronic Marketplace, Forcasting and Planning, Inventory Analysis and Planning, Inventory Management, Marketing Automation, Order Management, Shopping Cart and Point of Sale (POS), Spend Management, Supplier Relationship Management (SRM), Supply Chain Management (SCM), Supply Chain Optimization, Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) Replenishment, Quantum Retail, Retail trade (except motor vehicle and motorcycle); personal and household goods repair, Retail trade not in stores
To expedite planning production, many companies have gone the way of integration with a manufacturing resource planning (MRP) or enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. Although these systems have paved the way in planning production, they can leave a lot to be desired. Learn how manufacturing production scheduling (MPS) can be enhanced by finite scheduling and advanced planning and scheduling (APS) systems.
Related to Supply Chain Optimization: Demand Management, Lean/Flow Manufacturing, Manufacturing Management, Manufacturing Simulation, Operations Planning, Production and Supply Planning, Purchasing Management, Supply Chain Optimization, FACTIVITY, Manufacturing
For industries in regulated environments, validation of processes and systems is a required part of business. The goal of the validation process is to provide confidence in a process or system by demonstrating consistent and repeatable results through documented evidence. This article provides an overview of a validation for a computer software system, for compliance with US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations.
Related to Supply Chain Optimization: Application Servers, Bill of Material Management (BOM)/Configuration Management, Business Process Management, Distribution and Warehousing, Forecasting, Inventory Management, Location and Lot Control, Mobile, Mobile Computing, Performance Measurement, Pharmacy Management, Product Data Management (PDM), Purchasing Management, Quality Management, Real Time (RTOS), Regulatory and Compliance, Software as a Service (SaaS), Supply Chain Optimization, Systems Integration, Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) Replenishment, Warehouse Management System (WMS), Datex Corporation, Transportation and Warehousing
name = TEC_WP; Gnx and Sainsbury by Agentrics --> Email this to a friend View More Related Papers Receive White Paper Updates Case Study Description Sainsbury Supermarkets has several ongoing collaboration programs with suppliers,having recognized early on that supply chain optimization benefits the end consumer by ensuring the right product on the shelf at the right time and lowest cost.
Related to Supply Chain Optimization: E-commerce, Supply Chain Management (SCM), Agentrics, Information
Abrica.net is a 'software-as-service' collaboration solution that enables supply chain partners, of all sizes, to quickly, easily and inexpensively exchange business documents. To send a supply chain document, simply 'print' it to the Abrica printer.
Related to Supply Chain Optimization: Collaborative Planning and Scheduling (CPS), E-CRM, E-procurement and Requisitioning, Electronic Bill Presentment and Payment (EBPP), Freight Handling and Dispatch, Global Logistics Solution (GLS), Lean/Flow Manufacturing, Order Management, Purchasing Management, Shipping and Receiving, Supply Chain Optimization, Trading Partner Management, Obvious Solutions Inc., Printing and Related Support Activities, Truck Transportation
This paper presents a case study from HP's Inkjet Supplies Business. It demonstrates how the combination of optimization and SCOR-based dynamic simulation effectively drives the critical supply chain design and policy decisions that improve overall supply chain resilience.
Related to Supply Chain Optimization: Supply Chain Management (SCM), Supply Chain Optimization, Gensym Corporation
Historically, companies have invested in tactical and operational supply chain technology solutions. These solutions helped model and operate existing supply chains, without addressing overall supply chain design and strategy. Companies are increasingly turning to strategic solutions such as supply chain design and optimization (SCDO) to help satisfy customer demand while balancing limitations on supply and the need for operational efficiency.
Related to Supply Chain Optimization: Inventory Analysis and Planning, Supply Chain Management (SCM), Supply Chain Optimization, Hitachi Consulting
Technology and process upgrades at forward-thinking companies confirm supply chain excellence as a more widely accepted element of overall business strategy. To remain successful, companies need organization-wide buy-in to supply chain excellence, with key trends in mind: demand planning as an imperative; globalization; increased competition and price pressures; outsourcing; shortened and more complex product life cycles; and collaboration between stakeholders.
Related to Supply Chain Optimization: Demand Management, Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Supply Chain Management (SCM), Supply Chain Optimization, Hitachi Consulting, Management of Companies and Enterprises, Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
Successful retailers focus their efforts on the unique attributes of each store in the chain. Tailored assortments, promotions, and pricing create environments that foster increased sales. But how can orders to supplying warehouses reflect the intricate details of store-level realities? Can time spent forecasting and ordering into the warehouse be freed up, to enable a focus on store-level opportunities?
Related to Supply Chain Optimization: Forecasting, Inventory Management, Purchasing Management, Supply Chain Management (SCM), Supply Chain Optimization, RPE
There is a common perception that supply chain automation has created an environment in which transactions move quickly and efficiently in industries such as the retail supply chain and high-tech manufacturing. However, this perception is challenged by a recent research study, based on interviews with 400 management representatives of medium to large organizations in the USA, UK, Germany, and France.
Related to Supply Chain Optimization: Business Process Automation, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), Supply Chain Management (SCM), Supply Chain Optimization, Quocirca Ltd, Management of Companies and Enterprises, Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services, Retail Trade, Scientific Research and Development Services
 
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