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Less Stock, More Profit: Inventory Optimization
Inventory optimization is the area where most enterprise resource planning (ERP) software implementations get the highest and fastest return on investment (ROI)

consignment stock agreements  Cash Conversion Cycle , Consignment Stock , Inventory Accounting , Logistics . Less stock, more profit: Inventory optimization Inventory optimization is the area where most ERP software implementations normally get the highest and fastest Return on Investment (ROI) . However, many companies that have implemented an ERP solution have not added a dedicated inventory optimization module. It is a huge potential for companies to maximize the value of their IT investment for a relatively small incremental

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Lucrative but "Risky" Aftermarket Business-Service and Replacement Parts SCM


The growing pressure for improving customer responsiveness and profits has lately changed the traditional role of supply chain management (SCM) of spare and replacement parts.

consignment stock agreements  customers, often with a consignment payment or vendor managed inventory (VMI) arrangement. In such arrangements the customer does not own nor is invoiced for the part until it is used. General Electric (GE) is an excellent example of a company that has focused on aftermarket opportunities, going so far as to call itself a services company as opposed to a products company. GE has proved the value of serving the product aftermarket. It has been widely reported that the company has significantly Read More

Pull vs Push: a Discussion of Lean, JIT, Flow, and Traditional MRP Part Two: Challenges and User Recommendations


While lean/flow leverages practices to stay ahead of actual demand, traditional approaches better coordinate secondary, back-office systems like accounting and HR. Moreover, flow should be a company-wide strategy that impacts more than manufacturing.

consignment stock agreements  flexible schedules, customer self-service, consignment inventory, vendor managed inventory [VMI] and supplier managed inventory [SMI], replenishment management, and business-to-business [B2B] e-commerce). They have also been exploring the manufacturing community (i.e., consolidated visibility via a portal of inventory, production, product life cycle, payments, and invoices). While forecasting might have had a poor reputation in manufacturing, recently there has been an increased awareness that with good Read More

Leveraging A Demand-Driven Manufacturing Model to Enhance Profitability


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consignment stock agreements  multiple warehouse locations, in consignment situations and in transit. They need precise inventory tracking mechanisms that allow inventory to be valued according to warehouse location, to ship from the nearest location and to adjust records on a real-time basis as line items are entered on sales orders. Both manufacturers and distributors are rapidly moving into a business climate that is demand-driven with the ability to fulfi ll orders to demand without incurring excessive inventory levels, taking a Read More

Web-based Enterprise Resource Planning Solution Exhibits Lean Approach


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Infor Lights Up Truck-Lite Europe


Infor recently announced that Truck-Lite Europe, a global provider of lighting, electrical harnessing, and mirror systems for commercial and automotive vehicles, has chosen Infor to implement a common platform across the group. The platform is expected to enable more comprehensive and integrated manufacturing and logistics business processes. Truck-Lite was seeking to improve the visibility of its

consignment stock agreements  Lights Up Truck-Lite Europe Infor recently announced that Truck-Lite Europe , a global provider of lighting, electrical harnessing, and mirror systems for commercial and automotive vehicles, has  chosen Infor to implement a common platform across the group. The platform is expected to enable more comprehensive and integrated manufacturing and logistics business processes. Truck-Lite was seeking to improve the visibility of its manufacturing and supply chain operations, accelerate stock turnover, Read More

Application-oriented Networking and the SecureSpan XML Networking Gateway


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IFS Bucking the Trends - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series analyzed the current upbeat state of affairs of IFS, a public business software company (listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange) founded in 1983 with its headquarters in Linkoping, Sweden. The company develops, supplies, and implements IFS Applications™, an integrated and component-based extended enterprise resource planning (ERP) suite built on

consignment stock agreements  Bucking the Trends - Part 2 Part 1 of this blog series analyzed the current upbeat state of affairs of IFS , a public business software company (listed on the  Stockholm Stock Exchange ) founded in 1983 with its headquarters in Linkoping, Sweden. The company develops, supplies, and implements IFS Applications™ , an integrated and component-based extended  enterprise resource planning (ERP)  suite built on  service oriented architecture (SOA)  technology [ evaluate this product ]. The article Read More

Managing Mountains of Inventory Data, Hexion Ensures Sustainable Growth and Profits


For thermosetting resins producer Hexion Specialty Chemicals, a portfolio of over 50,000 stock keeping units (SKUs) created unique supply chain efficiency challenges. Hexion needed better supply chain management—the key to sustaining growth and profits. In adopting Zemeter solutions, Hexion reduced inventory by more than 20 percent and increased margins—exactly what Hexion needed to stay competitive on a global scale

consignment stock agreements  Mountains of Inventory Data, Hexion Ensures Sustainable Growth and Profits For thermosetting resins producer Hexion Specialty Chemicals, a portfolio of over 50,000 stock keeping units (SKUs) created unique supply chain efficiency challenges. Hexion needed better supply chain management—the key to sustaining growth and profits. In adopting Zemeter solutions, Hexion reduced inventory by more than 20 percent and increased margins—exactly what Hexion needed to stay competitive on a global scale Read More

Logility FY 2001 Comes In Like a Lamb


Logility’s flagging revenues might cause day traders to panic and throw all their money into i2 stock, but cooler heads (and current customers) should not be overly concerned.

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consignment stock agreements  and Operations Planning Part One: Identifying and Forecasting Demand Sales and Operations Planning Part One: Identifying and Forecasting Demand Featured Author - Dr. Scott Hamilton - December 11, 2003 Introduction A firm's sales and operations planning (S&OP) process starts with the definition of all demands for the firm's goods and services. It formulates game plans that drive supply chain activities to meet those demands. Hence, an effective S&OP game plan requires consideration of both demands and Read More

The Importance of Setting Up an Origin Management Program


Management of free trade agreements (FTAs) and related origin issues has never been as important for businesses as it is today. Why? Primarily because it provides a competitive advantage through lower duty rates, and allows manufacturers to keep up with the competition. A strategic approach towards FTAs optimizes global supply chain operations and allows businesses to enter new

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BMC Software Gets Slapped with Class Action Lawsuit


BMC Software,Inc. (Nasdaq:BMCS) gets slapped with a class action lawsuit claiming that BMC insiders made false statements about the strength of sales and integration of acquisitions, sold stock when BMC was trading at an all time high, then announced that third quarter FY00 earnings would be much worse than expected.

consignment stock agreements  Software Gets Slapped with Class Action Lawsuit Event Summary The law firm of Milberg Weiss today announced that purchasers of BMC Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: BMCS) common stock during the period between July 29, 1999 and January 4, 2000 (the Class Period ) can join the class action commenced in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas. The suit claims that BMC insiders made false statements about the strength of sales and integration of acquisitions, sold stock when BMC was Read More

Can You Trust Entrust?


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