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Oracle to Enlist BPA Systems in its Mid-Market Quest
AUSTIN, Texas -- BPA SYSTEMS (www.bpasystems.com), a leading developer of business process automation solutions for dynamic manufacturing and distribution

bp studios  which its flagship product, BP LINK/SC will be integrated with Oracle's latest package for mid-sized companies, FastForward(SM) Distribution (RPM) (Rapid Configuration Model). BP LINK/SC will help the Oracle application accelerate receiving, inventory and shipping transactions using bar code and data collection technology. Oracle hopes the deal will lead to increased sales of its FastForward solutions to companies with between $50 to $500 million in annual revenues. Market Impact BPA Systems is the

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bp studios  Agile Business Process Platform (ABPP) capabilities. But How Complete Is The SCM Company ? JDA’s vision is to provide SCM solutions that span from the supplier (raw material planning) via factory, vendor’s distribution center (DC) and retail DC to the retail shelf (or online catalog). The major FOCUS 2010 message was that today’s supply chain decisions (primarily in terms of replenishment shipments) are disconnected and far removed from the actual retail shelf assortments and  point of sales Read More

The Undying Users’ Quest for Exploring and Discovering Info - Part 3


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Selecting Manufacturing ERP for ISO 26000 Compliance


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