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Leveraging A Demand-Driven Manufacturing Model to Enhance Profitability
Successful demand-driven fulfillment manufacturing, include optimal channel and customer relationships, informed on-line buying and selling, order fulfillment

cpfr model  plans, similar to the CPFR approach. Demand Planning Another major problem for manufacturers is demand variability, particularly in the make-to-order environment. Predicting demand is hard enough for most companies that do not have the advantages of long-term contractual commitments. The issue is further compounded in the make-to-order arena where procurement and production leadtimes often exceed order fulfillment cycle times. To cover unknown availability, suppliers often carry higher levels of

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ERP for the Oil and Gas Industry (Upstream)

The model of ERP systems for the upstream oil and gas sector addresses the particularly specialized business model of this industry. It is common practice for companies, individuals, and government agencies to form partnerships to explore, develop, and share production of oil wells. More often than not, this is a short-term alliance rather than a long-term partnership, and business structuring must therefore be flexible at initial set-up and throughout the lifespan of the venture. This model of ERP systems includes criteria for financials, human resources, production data capture and reporting, maintenance management, and supply chain management (SCM) functionality. 

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