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Outsourcing 101 - A Primer
Outsourcing is a very diverse topic, and there are many different outsourcing options and outsourcing service providers to choose from. Companies are telling

foreign trade zone  to outside and especially foreign or nonunion companies Though the term is relatively new, the concept of outsourcing has been around for a long time. Since 1982, the term outsourcing has evolved to include all parts of the enterprise, not just manufacturing. In many ways, outsourcing is a synonym for sub-contracting. Literally any activity that is performed by a company can be, and probably has been, outsourced. Outsourcing is not the same as Offshoring Today, when a company contracts work from another

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No One Said Sourcing Overseas Would Be Easy


The many challenges and risks that retailers face when sourcing globally could be mitigated with the right software tools. Yet the sad fact is that few information technology systems fully support the complexities and unique requirements of global trade.

foreign trade zone  are transferred to the foreign country). On the minus side, however, a company may encounter a multitude of potential problems. These challenges include possible costs and disruptions caused by time zone differences (there is up to a fifteen-hour difference between the US and Asia); higher transport costs and longer lead times; higher relationship management costs for communications, travel, etc.; possible political risks in unstable, unfriendly countries; costs of hedging currency exchange risks; costs Read More

Fatal Flaws in ERP Software Create Opportunity for Niche Software in CPG Companies


ERP software may fail to meet critical business requirements. When companies find that their ERP doesn't meet all of their business requirements, they should investigate niche software vendors who are focused on fixing fatal flaws. This paper discusses one of the potential fatal flaw areas in the CPG industry.

foreign trade zone  Flaws in ERP Software Create Opportunity for Niche Software in CPG Companies Fatal Flaws in ERP Software Create Opportunity for Niche Software in CPG Companies Featured Author - Bill Friend* - April 24, 2004 Overview After companies purchase an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system they may discover that the ERP software fails to provide all of the functionality their business requires. These shortfalls have been characterized as fatal flaws . If a company uncovers a fatal flaw in their ERP softw Read More

Global Trade Hits Home at MegaResistCap-Part III: Be Careful What You Ask For


In the first two parts of this series (part I, part II), Jim, director of IT at MegaResistCap, learned that the company’s recently rolled out enterprise resource planning (ERP) system would have to support global trade management (GTM) functionality more quickly than expected. He had sent an e-mail off to his chief information officer (CIO), Mike, suggesting a new project be set up and managed by

foreign trade zone  Trade Hits Home at MegaResistCap-Part III: Be Careful What You Ask For In the first two parts of this series ( part I , part II ), Jim, director of IT at MegaResistCap, learned that the company’s recently rolled out enterprise resource planning (ERP) system would have to support global trade management (GTM) functionality more quickly than expected. He had sent an e-mail off to his chief information officer (CIO), Mike, suggesting a new project be set up and managed by the project management Read More

Oracle E-Business Suite (12.1) for Human Resource Management Certification Report


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Distribution: Costs Down, Customer Loyalty Up


Do distributors always have to settle for a trade-off between cost management and customer service? Is it impossible to keep costs down, yet still respond to customer needs and provide high-value products? Cost control needn’t impinge on customer service, and in fact, efficient processes can result in happier customers. How to use an integrated business management system to promote efficiency isn’t a secret—learn more.

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Unifying Global Trade Management: Challenges and User Recommendations


GTM software should be able to gather information and feed it back into the parent company, creating visibility into what remote divisions are doing and how they are doing it. Software providers must strike the right balance between global consistency and special local needs.

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Many organizations in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry are experiencing a trade-off between the benefit of high product volume sales coming at the expense of extreme data complexity. Many CPG organizations are seeking business intelligence (BI) tools to help create supply chain linkages and deliver their products more efficiently. See how BI tools can help business managers better manage fluctuating product demand.

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Software Selection Processes-Accelerating Vendor Identification


Software selection is complex and time-consuming. Taking shortcuts or skipping steps in the process increases the risk of making the wrong choice. But attending a virtual trade show can accelerate the selection process, increase vendor interaction, and reduce this risk.

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Aerospace


Companies in the aerospace sector play a significant role in the economies of many countries, as they contribute toward positive foreign trade balances, create and develop highly innovative and sophisticated products and services, employ millions of well educated professionals, and provide a strong foundation for national security.

The aerospace industry includes such manufacturers as
  • aircraft and helicopter manufacturers;
  • spaceship, satellite, and other space systems manufacturers;
  • aircraft and helicopter engine manufacturers;
  • materials, parts, components, and systems manufacturers; and
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Navigating Global Trade Waters


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3RDWAVE Enterprise Global Trade Management


Blinco's 3rdwave solutions provides business process design, real-time visibility of inventory across the global supply chain, landed cost capability and control, product and documentary compliance support, customer and vendor performance analysis, global logistics execution and management control, and integrated accounting and financial control. 3rdwave Global Supply Chain Solutions is also capable of cost management (estimate to actual landed cost), global route management, freight auditing, customs management, compliance documentation and reporting, event management, workflow management, trade promotion management, and credit control. 3rdwave supports verticals such as consumer goods distribution (CGD), retail, apparel, footwear, food, automotive, 3PL/LLP, and break bulk.

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Mining & Quarrying


Mining is the extraction from the earth of materials used in different human activities (industry, trade, energy production, etc.). There are four major types of materials: precious metals and minerals (gold, diamonds, silver, etc.); materials used to produce energy (coal, uranium, etc.); base metals (copper, iron, etc.); and building materials (stone, sand, gravel) extracted from quarries, which are open-pit mines. There are two major types of activities specific to the mining industry: exploration, which involves the search for materials; and extraction, which is the activity of getting those materials out of the earth.

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