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Driving Costs Out of the Supply Chain: Inbound Logistics
One of the most neglected areas of the manufacturing and retail supply chain is the inbound logistics segment. Following best practices and creating a

event logistics definition  public exposure in the event of an accident Put enough constraints on a problem and the constraints tend to result in inaction. Bulk logistics is a classic example. Shippers justify building excess inventory, holding excess distribution assets, and, in general poor supply chain planning because of the inefficiencies in the transportation system. For example: Most shippers simply return railcars and trucks empty back to their point of origin and make little or no effort to look at network optimization. Read More...
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Will Recent Acquisition Catalyze Catalyst’s Strategy? Part One: Event Summary
For years, Catalyst International was a leading public WMS/SCE vendor before missteps by its previous management team caused serious problems in strategy and

event logistics definition  privately held supply chain event management [SCEM] providers, Viewlocity and Tilion in 2002, see Merger Mania At Its Extremes ). Also included in this category is Provia Software 's recent alignment with its parent Viastore (see Provia Tackles RFID in a Twofold Manner; Part Three: Provia and Viastore Systems Alignment ), as well as the acquisitions of TRW by QAD and TDC Solutions by Epicor . The best examples of an intra-market merger is Manhattan Associates ' acquisition of Logistics.com in 2002 (see Read More...
SCT and G-Log Form Alliance For Collaborative Logistics in the Process Industries
G-Log, a leader in collaborative logistics, and SCT, a leader in enterprise applications for the process industries, have joined forces to bring together their

event logistics definition  in the Process Industries Event Summary SCT (www.sct.com/manufacturing) and G-Log (www.g-log.com), both leaders in their respective fields have announced a partnership that brings together SCT's process industry manufacturing execution, planning, and optimization with G-Log's global logistics platform. The partnership is aimed at process manufacturers and distributors in the food, beverage, chemical, CPG, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and related process industries worldwide. Both companies currently Read More...
International Trade Logistics Challenge Automated Global E-Trading
The Internet has enabled a networked world, a communication infrastructure, and emerging enterprise applications, which have opened the door for international

event logistics definition  transportation and supply chain event management (SCEM) software, acquired Capstan in 2002 to strengthen its ability to handle import and export compliance, landed cost calculations, and trade document generation. Also, a vast majority of the leading ERP and SCM vendors still lack GTM functionality, but considering the continued increase in global sourcing, they are likely to pursue filling this gap via an acquisition of one—or even more—of the above providers. On a more general note, to know true Read More...
IFS Continues Its Reinvention Through Pruning Part One: Event Summary
Is selling-off of its Brazilian subsidiary and of tangential CAD and payroll applications a sign that IFS is grasping the realities of a mature enterprise

event logistics definition  Through Pruning Part One: Event Summary Event Summary Divestitures of non-core products and services, which have apparently worked well for vendors like Epicor Software Corporation or Ross Systems (see Way to Go, Ross Systems! and Latest Development on Epicor's Trying the Divestiture Tack ), seem to be getting accepted by others too. Recently, Industrial and Financial Systems ( IFS ) (XSSE: IFS), a Swedish extended enterprise applications supplier with sales in 45 countries, over $330 million (USD) in Read More...
Tips to Improve Inbound Logistics by Managing Partner Performance
The number of steps involved in getting materials or products from suppliers to buyers makes inbound logistics an error-prone process. Each mistake costs you

event logistics definition  to solve or, better yet, prevent these inboundlogistics problems is to get trading partners to improve their performance. The best way to achieve that objective is for XYZ to work closely with them, via a formal partner-performance management (PPM) program, to 1) identify the cause of each problem and 2) establish procedures to eliminate those causes or at least drastically reduce the number and impact of each one. Consequently, many leading companies today are looking to invest in services and/or Read More...
A Green Logistics Terminal
Up to 75 percent of a company’s carbon footprint comes from transport and logistics functions, in the context of goods storage and distribution. Today

event logistics definition  Green Logistics Terminal Up to 75 percent of a company’s carbon footprint comes from transport and logistics functions, in the context of goods storage and distribution. Today, logistics companies are going green not just out of goodwill or compliance requirements, but also because savings in carbon emissions from green initiatives directly translate into cost savings. Consequently, emissions management and reporting are important. Learn more. Read More...
Who’s Who? Sorting Out the e-Logistics Players Part 1: The Situation
Sure, you’ve sold it, but now you have to ship and deliver it: E-commerce comes to transportation and logistics. This article outlines some of the latest

event logistics definition  Who? Sorting Out the e-Logistics Players Part 1: The Situation Who’s Who's Who? Sorting Out the e-Logistics Players Executive View    The fundamental promise of e-commerce is to empower the customer. In transportation, logistics and other behind the scenes aspects of e-commerce, new services and capabilities are beginning to fulfill this promise, not just for Fortune 500 companies but for small and medium firms and for those with specialized requirements as well. These solutions range from Read More...
Driving New Efficiencies in the Indirect Supply Chain: Procurement and Logistics Strategies for Maintenance, Repair, and Operations Supplies
In a challenging economy, many companies focus cost-cutting on direct materials and capital spending rather than maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO

event logistics definition  New Efficiencies in the Indirect Supply Chain: Procurement and Logistics Strategies for Maintenance, Repair, and Operations Supplies In a challenging economy, many companies focus cost-cutting on direct materials and capital spending rather than maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) supplies (also known as indirect materials). But an alternate concept allows you to implement lean processes to create a high-efficiency MRO outsource model. Find out how it offers greater visibility and promotes Read More...
Made2Manage Systems 'One Year After': Reenergized and Growing Part One: Event Summary
Made2Manage Systems' decision to go private under wealthy Battery Ventures' wing appears to have been wise. Despite a draconic exodus of former executives and

event logistics definition  and Growing Part One: Event Summary Event Summary Over the past year or so, we have had a fair share of mixed feelings about the change of ownership at Made2Manage Systems Inc. , a former public provider of broad enterprise business systems for small and mid-size discrete manufacturers. Namely, going private originally seemed as a promising move for the small innovative but hardly known globally enterprise software provider in its bid for securing the future amid still ongoing takeover and makeover feats Read More...
The Many Faces of PLM Part One: Event Summary
Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software solutions, like many of the application suites that have come before it, are a collection of different offerings

event logistics definition  of PLM Part One: Event Summary Event Summary The Product Development Managers Association (PDMA) is a professional organization dedicated to furthering the practice of product development. In October of 2003, PDMA held their annual conference with the theme The Business of Product Development People, Process & Technology Across the Life Cycle . The conference was an excellent event for professionals with a common interest in better managing commercial products to share ideas and learn from each other. Read More...
TEC Presents Software Evaluation Methodology at Gartner's Small Business Vision Event in Toronto
According to Gartner, 70 percent of IT projects fail or fall short of expectations. With the SMB market spending over $400 billion (USD) annually, event

event logistics definition  Gartner's Small Business Vision Event in Toronto TEC Presents Software Evaluation Methodology at Gartner's Small Business Vision Event in Toronto Montreal, May 29, 2006 MONTREAL - May 29, 2006 - According to Gartner, 70 percent of IT projects fail or fall short of expectations. With the SMB market spending over $400 billion (USD) annually, event attendees targeting this immense market were most responsive to TEC's stated objective of assisting SMBs in complex evaluations of enterprise software. TEC's Read More...
The Importance of Component Event Management in a PLM Strategy
Component event management promises an answer. Component event management is a methodology to systematically detect and resolve component events in the most

event logistics definition  Importance of Component Event Management in a PLM Strategy The Importance of Component Event Management in a PLM Strategy If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. IHS Acquires PCNAlert . Component Event Management encompasses all of the change management events surrounding components such as parametric changes, physical changes and chemical composition changes. These component changes have a direct impact on metrics such as Read More...
Adaptive Logistics and Transportation
Innovative companies improve efficiencies by integrating logistics and transportation functions with critical operating processes. By factoring transportation

event logistics definition  Logistics and Transportation Innovative companies improve efficiencies by integrating logistics and transportation functions with critical operating processes. By factoring transportation constraints into the planning and execution of warehousing, production and fulfillment, these companies are outperforming their competition. Read More...

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