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Overcoming Chemicals Industry Challenges through Optimization of Distribution and Inventory
For chemical companies, optimizing the distribution network and rationalizing inventories are the keys to an efficient supply chain and smoother operations

consignment inventory in plant  at customer and other consignment locations, with customer specifications of quality, packaging, and transportation, is also often required. Additional intricate features that the system should support include variable scheduling horizons (to decouple packaged from bulk material); rate-based production (long batches); the handling of flow rates from feedstock to bulk (rail cars and barges); pipeline versus on-hand inventory management; the modeling of unprocessed materials (including recycles and

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ERP for Municipalities

In this model, we assume the municipality controls water, sewers and roads. We assume also that it collects municipal or county taxes and manages many of its own assets such as vehicles and water treatment plant. ERP software for Municipalities nearly always includes Finance, Customer Care and Billing For a complete municipal ERP suite, the following modules are usually included: - Human Resources - Maintenance Management - Asset Management - Project Management ( including Grant Management) - Quality Management - Analytics - Product Technology Of the above, Project and Quality Management modules may not be required for smaller Municipalities.    

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