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APICS 2009 Preview Series, Session 1-Time Management and Master Scheduling: Built from the Same Cloth
I listened to a webinar organized by The Association for Operations Management (APICS) for their upcoming International Conference and Expo,which will be hosted

apics mps  in detail at the APICS convention. For me, the most interesting part of the webinar was how he explained that there has to be accountability for master scheduling within all departments of the organization. He even outlined that performance review of master scheduling needs to happen on a weekly basis to identify actions by process owners and use standardized reporting methods to capture trends and changes in master scheduling. In my past experience, many organizations who failed to understand the trends Read More...
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Microsoft Keeps on Rounding up Its Business Solutions Part One: Event Summary
While the recent initiatives by Microsoft Business Solutions to piecemeal bolster its product lines' SCM capabilities should benefit users, a lot more cohesive

apics mps  Inventory Control Society , APICS 2003 , in addition to Microsoft Corporation 's (NASDAQ: MSFT) initiative to avail a majority of its Microsoft Business Solutions (MBS) division's enterprise resource planning (ERP) offerings with long needed pieces of product lifecycle management (PLM) functionality through an extension of the existing relationship with Autodesk, Inc. (see Autodesk To Bring Microsoft Business Solutions Closer To PLM ), Microsoft also made other announcements pertinent to enhancing and Read More...
The Essential ERP - Its Genesis & Future
Knowing the history and evolution of ERP is essential to understanding its current application and its future developments. Each step in the evolution of ERP is

apics mps  Inventory Control Society ( APICS ) defines MRPII as follows: 'A method for the effective planning of all resources of a manufacturing company. Ideally, it addresses operational planning in units, financial planning in dollars, and has a simulation capability to answer what if questions. It is made up of variety of functions, each linked together: business planning, sales and operations planning, production planning, and the execution support systems for capacity and material. Output from these systems Read More...
APICS 2009 from the Expo Floor: Is S&OP Coming of Age? - Part 1
While my colleagues Khudsiya Quadri and Gabriel Georghiu diligently attended numerous conference sessions and reported their impressions of each convention

apics mps  demand. Consider how the  APICS Operations Management Body of Knowledge (OMBOK) Framework  defines S&OP: “S&OP develops a mid-range plan for operations using input from top management. The plan identifies key resources to achieve the firm’s  strategic  objectives and goals and is the basis of all subsequent material and labor resource decisions, as well as the basis for the  master production schedule (MPS) .” After the collaborative process that creates the sales and operations plan, the Read More...
Pull vs Push: a Discussion of Lean, JIT, Flow, and Traditional MRP Part 1: Tutorial
Flow manufacturing leverages techniques to help manufacturers create any product on any given day, in any given quantity including the

apics mps  kanban, according to the APICS Dictionary , loosely translated, means card, billboard, or sign, and the term is often used synonymously for the specific JIT scheduling system developed and used by the Toyota Corporation in Japan. It is a pull system where workstations signal with a card or something similar when parts are to be withdrawn from feeding operations or suppliers.) For more detail on JIT and lean manufacturing and on their impact on ERP, see Trends Affecting Manufacturers and ERP . However, Read More...
Competing Globally-Predicting Demand and Delivering Optimally
To benefit from globalization (or to meet its threat), a food manufacturer must be prepared. To sell into new markets, the manufacturer needs to be a better

apics mps  Operations Planning ). The APICS Dictionary (eleventh edition) defines S&OP as a process of developing tactical plans to provide management with the ability to strategically direct business to achieve competitive advantage on a continuous basis, by integrating customer-focused marketing plans for new and existing products with the management of the supply chain. The process brings together all the plans for the business (sales, marketing, development, manufacturing, sourcing, and finance) into one Read More...
Lucrative but
The growing pressure for improving customer responsiveness and profits has lately changed the traditional role of supply chain management (SCM) of spare and

apics mps  to developing world-class products, APICS Dictionary (the 11th Edition) defines service parts (synonymous with repair parts and spare parts) as those modules, components, and elements that are planned to be used, without modification, to replace an original part. They differ from replacement parts , which are parts that can be used in place of original parts, after some physical modification (e.g., boring, cutting, grinding, or drilling). Likewise, replacement parts differ from interchangeable service Read More...
Weather the Recession with Project ERP
There’s a notable difference between management by project and project management. By using project-centric software, organizations can implement the former and

apics mps  team. In the meantime, APICS sees a blurring of this line between projects and operations, as do many companies in both project-intensive and repetitive industries. More and more, manufacturers want to use projects to manage product families so they can see how the associated costs accumulate and shift over time. Management by project is also attractive to these manufacturers because they can separate and track their use of resources as they bring a new product online; as the cost to produce or demand Read More...
Lawson Standing Vertically in a Flat Economy
Lawson Software has hardly ever been associated with flamboyance and ostentatious behavior, let alone in these murky economic times. Still, its chief executive

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As the Economy Rebounds, Will Your Organization Be Ready for New and Increasing Demand? A Summary of the 2009 APICS Conference
Companies can get the latest on supply chain management trends—from inventory management, forecasting, and sales and operations planning—at the annual APICS

apics mps  Summary of the 2009 APICS Conference Industries around the world have seen quite a number of changes from globalization, regulations, and technological trends, such as software as a service (SaaS). All of these factors have caused organizations to seek ways to adapt to ongoing change in order to better manage their supply chains in this global context. The theme of this year's Association for Operations Management (more commonly known as APICS) International Conference and Expo , which took place in Read More...
ERP: Origins, Developments, and Trends
ERP first developed as a form of inventory control and later grew to link disparate bodies of information together from across the enterprise. Now, ERP

apics mps  orders . —from the APICS Dictionary, 10th edition Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems started as a means for inventory control and grew to replace islands of information by integrating traditional management functions, such as financials, payroll, and human resources, with other functions including manufacturing and distribution. Currently, the complexity of business is creating new user needs; the growth of computers is developing new potential; the quest for new markets by vendors has given Read More...
INFIMACS Becoming Ever More RELEVANT For Project-Based Industries. Part 2: Market Impact and User Recommendations
The current market trend industry-wide is towards vendors that can provide comprehensive solutions for medium-sized companies. Relevant seems to have a fair

apics mps  Becoming Ever More RELEVANT For Project-Based Industries. Part 2: Market Impact and User Recommendations INFIMACS INFIMACS Becoming Ever More RELEVANT For Project-Based Industries Part 2: Market Impact and User Recommendations P.J. Jakovljevic - November 1, 2001 Event Summary  On September 26, as a result of partnering with its build-to-order, discrete manufacturing and maintenance organization customers, Relevant Business Systems , (www.relevant.com) a privately held ERP vendor for small to Read More...
Reliability Driven Maintenance--Closing the CMMS
The metric of plant maintenance should now be in the ability of the plant to meet the strategic goals of the company beyond customarily expected cost savings

apics mps  deducted from analyzing several APICS Dictionary (the 11th Edition) definitions. Namely, the 1960s and 1970s were characterized by the Fix it when broken approach of merely reacting to unplanned and unwanted breakdowns. Associated with breakdowns is also a bad word, downtime , which is the time when a resource is scheduled for operation but is not producing for reasons such as maintenance , repair, and overhaul (MRO), or setup. In the case of a repair, this typically consists of lost times to report Read More...
ERP Discrete Vs ERP Process
To compare process ERP solutions head-to-head based on your organization's needs and characteristics , visit TEC's process ERP evaluation center.

apics mps  A quick definition from APICS (The Association for Operations Management) describes discrete manufacturing as the production of distinct items such as automobiles, appliances, or computers, whereas process manufacturing covers production that adds value by mixing, separating, forming, and/or performing chemical reactions. It may be done in either batch or continuous mode. Now let's look at a few examples. Think about what your company manufactures. Does it require mixing chemicals? If so, you may Read More...
A Couple of
As is the case with white papers, vendors' press releases (PR) can range from blatant bragging about the

apics mps  year while pursuing my APICS CSCP (Certified Supply Chain Professional) title (yes, I am showing off a bit). Namely, the Module Three of the APICS CSCP Learning System , entitled Managing Customer and Supplier Relationships teaches that strategic sourcing has made the task of purchasing (procurement) more complex. What had been sporadic transactions in the past are now recurring relationships that must be planned, monitored, and measured for their impact on business goals. The best supplier may not be Read More...

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