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IBS Enterprise7 for Enterprise Resource Planning for Distribution Certification Report
The IBS product Enterprise7 is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for distribution in the ERP Evaluation

ibs enterprise7  Distribution Certification Report The IBS product Enterprise7 is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for distribution in the ERP Evaluation Center. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth analyst commentary.

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Ease SOX Requirements with IBS Software


The US Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) addresses the issues of corporate fiscal accountability, accounting standards and practices, and reporting, as well as investor confidence in publicly owned corporations. SOX thus presents challenges to satisfy regulatory requirements, as well as opportunities to improve processes. That's why SOX compliance can be aided by an integrated, automated enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution.

ibs enterprise7  SOX Requirements with IBS Software The US Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) addresses the issues of corporate fiscal accountability, accounting standards and practices, and reporting, as well as investor confidence in publicly owned corporations. SOX thus presents challenges to satisfy regulatory requirements, as well as opportunities to improve processes. That's why SOX compliance can be aided by an integrated, automated enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution. Read More

Business Process Overview: Warehousing Solutions


Warehousing processes are critical for the success of a distribution business. These processes are highly visible to your customers, and have a direct impact on their opinion of your company. If you cannot get the goods to your customers in the most efficient way, you risk losing their business. Your warehousing and logistics operations must translate into reliability and service.

ibs enterprise7  of Adobe Reader. IBS is a world-leading supplier of business systems and supply chain management solutions to distribution and manufacturing companies. Effective warehouse management IBS warehouse management software helps in all aspects of managing a warehouse, including picking, packing, receiving, shipping, inventory control and audits. Source : IBS Resources Related to A warehouse management system,(WMS) : A warehouse management system,(WMS) (Wikipedia) Business Process Overview: Warehousing Read More

Will Adonix Provide A Warmer Home To CIMPRO? Part Two: Market Impact


Contrary to most peer vendors, which started their ERP applications in the manufacturing space, Adonix first established a strong presence and functionality in the distribution/logistics field. Its timely focus on distribution/supply chain execution (SCE) has proven to be wise and useful particularly these days, since it remains a fertile enterprise applications area.

ibs enterprise7  with Lilly Software , IBS , Syspro , and Frontstep , with a possible edge in broader platform/middleware standards support, stronger multi-national capabilities and/or wider geographic coverage, often therefore making it competitive with the likes of Intentia , J.D. Edwards , SSA GT , Oracle , and SAP . This breadth and depth of functionality (possibly unmatched by its Tier 2 peers in the future, provided CIMPRO integration goes as hinted) should provide an attractive solution for resellers to offer Read More

Delivering Supply Chain Excellence


Gaps between enterprise resource planning (ERP) functionality and best-of-breed applications are diminishing rapidly. Deciding between the two may thus come down to overall IT strategy. If it is already segmented, it makes sense to add best-of-breed applications for specific operational areas. However, if a more rationalized common operating platform is the strategy, there are compelling arguments for supply chain ERP.

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Future Trends in Wholesale Distribution—Part 2: Outside-In Omnichannel Fulfillment


The TEC Vendor Challenge was in full swing last week, with 2 days' worth of vendor demonstrations from Epicor, IBS, Infor, Microsoft, NetSuite, SAP, and VAI, as well as presentations and dynamic discussions. Part 1 of this series ran down the highlights on how disruptive innovations are changing the landscape of the wholesale distribution industry. This post recaps the panel presentation.

ibs enterprise7  demonstrations from Epicor , IBS , Infor , Microsoft , NetSuite , SAP , and VAI , as well as presentations and dynamic discussions. In  part 1 of this blog post series , I provided highlights from the TEC Vendor Challenge on how disruptive innovations are changing the landscape of the wholesale distribution industry. In this second post we recap the panel’s presentation on omnichannel fulfillment, the “Next-Day Delivery” mandate, and what wholesale distributors are doing to deliver exceptional Read More

Demand-driven manufacturing cross-industry brief


The challenges that face the manufacturing industry today are also opportunities. Manufacturing is being revolutionized in its processes, routines, and ways of doing business through the growing emergence of order driven production methods. This shift towards demand driven manufacturing is emerging in tandem with the larger currents caused by globalization. This cross industry brief focuses on the manufacturing industry from the standpoint of a demand driven IT solution and is aimed at manufacturing and distribution businesses. It describes some major market trends and issues, provides an overview of IBS supply chain solution, and offers details on how the IBS solution for demand driven manufacturing can address current needs of the industry.

ibs enterprise7  provides an overview of IBS supply chain solution, and offers details on how the IBS solution for demand driven manufacturing can address current needs of the industry. Read More

Aberdeen Group, Pemeco Consulting, and SupplyChainBrain Team Up with Technology Evaluation Centers for TEC Vendor Challenge - ERP Distribution


Premier North American ERP event helps IT decision-makers short-list ERP solutions; offers software selection workshops, scripted vendor demonstrations, and face-to-face networking opportunities.

ibs enterprise7  leaders such as Epicor, IBS, Infor, Netsuite, VAI, and Illumiti for SAP, as well as Negotium for Microsoft. Learning, Networking, and Live ERP Demos. All Under One Roof. Live Vendor Demonstrations, Interaction TEC Vendor Challenge attendees will have the opportunity to see up to five demonstrations of leading ERP distribution solutions in an interactive, intimate setting, and talk one-on-one with vendors. “Face-to-face interaction is key,” said Lorne Goloff, Vice President, Selection Services at TEC. Read More

New Management at Manhattan Associates


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ibs enterprise7  held McHugh Software, and IBS. In contrast to many of the other players, Manhattan touts a relatively narrow product offering, concentrating on warehouse management systems (WMS) and transportation management software. When a company relies so heavily on one set of applications, delayed product releases, such as that occurring in June, can have a detrimental impact on earnings. With analysts predicting further losses for the company, Manhattan will need to reassess its current formula and bring in the Read More

Dassault Systèmes Announces DELMIA’s Apriso Quality Solution


Dassault Systèmes recently announced DELMIA’s Apriso Quality Solution, which includes enterprise quality management software (EQMS) and professional services that expand the reach of traditional quality management systems to the global shop floor, across the supply chain, and up to executives. Get the details in P.J. Jakovljevic’s blog post.

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Improving and Expanding: The Road Ahead for a Drop-ship Facilitator


CommerceHub may be destined for leadership in collaborative planning, forecasting, and replenishment; trade promotions; new product design and introduction; sourcing and procurement; and so on. But given its current size and low global brand recognition, it is not there yet.

ibs enterprise7  (MBN)—Coming of Age? ), IBS , Infor , Epicor , SYSPRO , and so on. One of the ways in which many successful retailers have been able to achieve the goal of a single channel for multichannel customers (as well as the goal of automating supplier relationships) has been to pay paramount attention to product data quality. The goal in this regard is to concentrate data in one location as one repository for all product information, which drives the financial, logistics, and legacy systems. Sears reportedly Read More

Dassault Systèmes Gets into Supply Chain via Quintiq


Dassault Systèmes announced its intent to acquire Quintiq, a provider of supply chain management (SCM) and operations planning and optimization software. This acquisition extends Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform with new capabilities and in particular its DELMIA brand’s value proposition beyond digital manufacturing and production to the optimization of business processes.

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TEC's Mid-market ERP-Distribution Buyer’s Guide


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Future Trends in Wholesale Distribution—Part 3: Emergent and Emerging Technologies


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ibs enterprise7  demonstrations from Epicor , IBS , Infor , Microsoft , NetSuite , SAP , and  VAI , as well as interesting workshops on best practices for software assessment and successful implementation. The Vendor Challenge also saw a dynamic panel discussion on future trends in wholesale distribution between myself, Jonathan Gross, vice president (VP) and general counsel for  Pemeco , and Bob Heaney, senior research analyst in supply chain management (SCM) for  Aberdeen . In  part 1 of this blog post series , I Read More

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