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Managing Business Risk in Industrial Equipment and Supply
Industrial equipment manufacturers and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) distributors can’t afford to miss bidding deadlines, delivery dates, product

industrial facilities  eye towards higher margins. Industrial OEMs, component suppliers, and distributors of maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) items continue to expand on their vision to be full service solution providers on a global basis. This doesn t just mean new services. The industry is expanding in four directions to open new doors to growth opportunity and maximize niche specialties. They are regional, vertical, product line, and service expansions (see Figure 1). Regional Expansion: Companies are moving operatio

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Warehouse Management Systems (WMS)

A warehouse management system (WMS) should provide database and user-level tools in order for a company to optimize its storage facilities while at the same time providing user level task direction and activity support. The WMS should enable warehouse operators to optimize pick, put-away, and replenishment functions by employing powerful system logic to select the best locations and sequences. 

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SAP Customer Success Story: Industrial Machinery and Components


Universal Instruments Corporation, a leading capital equipment manufacturer, needed a flexible business solution to meet the challenges of globalization, and had to replace its legacy system. It used SAP for Industrial Machinery and Component, which is an integrated scalable solution and was able to enable global processes consistently throughout its geographical locations.

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Realize the Benefits of Design, Operate, Maintain Thinking Today


The key to plant efficiency and profitability is open communication between those who design industrial facilities and those who operate and maintain them. Communication between these entities has long been lacking, however. Companies that use design, operate, and maintain (DOM) concepts can facilitate and standardize their proactive approaches to this open communication—whether collaboration takes place internally, or with outside designers. Learn more now.

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Enhancing Lean Practices: Lean Adoption in the Industrial Machinery and Components Industry


Customer churn rates are higher than ever: although businesses say they are devoted to loyalty, their management systems and budgets do not support that claim. But in a landscape of similar products, cutting down on defection—or churn—is vital. There are in fact four steps to improving loyalty and retention which, if focused on the appropriate customers, will improve profitability.

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Finding Opportunity in Rising Fuel Costs: Strategies for Industrial Equipment Companies


The rising price of fuel has set in motion a series of more profound changes for both consumers and industry. But those companies that take comfort from the recent easing of fuel prices and whose management actions go no further than attempts to mitigate the immediate impact of fuel price increases will end up at a serious disadvantage in the market. Find out how your company can find opportunity in changing fuel markets.

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Epicor ERP 10: ERP for Mill-based and Material Converting Environments Competitor Analysis Report


The ERP for Mill-based and Material Converting Environments knowledge base focuses on a range of industrial activities that add value to raw materials by processing them into a form suitable for further manufacturing or for immediate end-use. These activities include traditional mills that turn grain into flour or extract sucrose from sugar cane; the spinning and weaving mills of the textiles and carpets sectors; the rolling plants of steel, aluminum, and other metals semi-fabricators; to the continuous outputs of paper and board mills.

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Case Study: Heritage


When American industrial trash bag maker Heritage realized that its legacy systems couldn't support its growth plans, it turned to Microsoft Dynamics AX and Microsoft-recommended implementation partner Edgewater Fullscope. As a result of Heritage's smooth Microsoft Dynamics AX and CRM implementation and great relationship with Edgewater Fullscope, the software platform has helped Heritage to reduce inventory, serve more customers, grow with fewer resources, and consolidate data.

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Case Study: Rhodes College Optimizes Classroom Scheduling


Rhodes College, with about 1,700 students and a large support staff, wanted to optimize use of campus facilities to address a community need for meeting rooms. A single resource calendar was needed to merge curriculum schedules with other meetings and events. Discover how a schedule managing solution helped the college organize meetings from various departments and offices—and reduce overhead with a self-service tool.

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Industrial & Financial Systems, IFS AB: Thriving on Product Flexibility and Incremental Deployability


IFS was one of the first ERP vendors to incorporate concepts of component technology and a high-level of integration with both its own and other vendors' components, all providing for flexibility, modularity and ongoing post-implementation system agility and incremental deployment. The Company supports most of the IT industry-accepted middleware standards and is well poised for future technological developments and requirements.

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iMaint


DPSI's iMaint is a comprehensive enterprise asset management (EAM) system. Customers use iMaint to manage manufacturing and processing plants, facilities, vehicle fleets, utilities, health care facilities, public works infrastructure, campuses, and much more. Users report that iMaint enables them to reduce production costs, cut production downtime, optimize inventory levels, improve product quality and speed-to-market, comply with regulatory requirements, make better management decisions, improve safety, extend the operational life of assets, and boost employee productivity.DPSI's iMaint manages work orders, work requests, preventive maintenance, scheduling, work procedures, cost tracking, labor resources, customers, projects, inventory, purchasing, single-site or enterprise-level reporting, and more. The solution's interface can be tailored to meet the needs of sites, departments, groups, and individual users. It offers scalability ranging from individual users to multiple networked locations, and versions are available for Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, and Microsoft MSDE databases. Customers may choose a traditional up-front license, a monthly subscription license, or a monthly online service fee. The product is available in several languages, including English, Spanish, French, Chinese, and Russian, with a customizable interface that allows use of other language translations.Add-on modules include: • iMaint Web—offers Web-browser access to your system• iMaint Integrator—provides integration with other systems using common industry standards• iMaint Online—a Web-based version, hosted and maintained by DPSI (software as a service)• iMaint Fleet—adds special features for managing vehicle fleets• iMaint Mobile—for handheld personal digital assistants (PDAs), offering real-time access at the job location and support for barcoding• Web Work and Purchase Requesters—allows requests to be received from any computer with Internet access• FDA Module—helps manage compliance with FDA 21 CFR 11 regulationsDPSI also offers PMC, computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) software for individual computers and small networks.

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SAP for Midsize Businesses. We're Not Too Big.


Think SAP's Industrial Manufacturing Solutions are too big, too difficult, and too expensive? Our 30,000 midsize customers beg to differ. Companies like yours get powerful, proven solutions that are developed with industry specific functionality, live in as little as sixteen weeks, and delivered with fixed, affordable pricing. Smart solutions that save you time and money. That's no myth. With more than 30,000 companies under $1 billion and over 80 percent of the Fortune 100 as our customers, nobody knows how to support your business objectives better than SAP. Two-thirds of our customers are midsize companies like yours ... and the other third used to be.

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