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Tying the Shop Floor to the ERP System
Enterprise resource planning (ERP) on the shop floor is critical. High-performing manufacturers have found that full integration of real-time operational data

infor job shop  instant access to vital information and management functions using a simple Web browser. The on-demand solution features product lifecycle management (PLM) functions such as program and change management, enterprise resource planning (ERP) functions such as accounting and finance modules, customer relationship management (CRM) features such as order entry and tracking, manufacturing execution systems (MES) functions such as production scheduling and machine integration and supply chain management (SCM)

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The Small Business Software (SBS) evaluation model targets functional requirements for fully featured solutions designed to support all business requirements of a typical small business. Extending beyond mere accounting functions, it is primarily applicable to those businesses for which full-scale ERP software may be too complex or cumbersome. However, the model of SBS solutions includes all the essential categories such as General Ledger, Accounts Payable (A/P) and Accounts Receivable (A/R), Payroll, Job and Project Costing, Multinational Accounting, Light Manufacturing, Inventory, Technology, and much more. 

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Infor Introduces Infor Factory Track for Manufacturing Process Automation


Infor has announced a new suite of cloud-based solutions for comprehensive manufacturing process automation—Infor Factory Track. The solution suite is built to provide manufacturers across all industries a set of solutions to improve operational efficiencies across the warehouse and on the shop floor.

infor job shop  for Manufacturing Process Automation Infor has announced a new suite of cloud-based solutions for comprehensive manufacturing process automation —Infor Factory Track. The solution suite is built to provide manufacturers across all industries a set of solutions to improve operational efficiencies across the warehouse and on the shop floor. The solutions were built using Infor’s Mongoose rapid application development platform from the ground up to provide the latest consumer-grade user experience to Read More

ScheduleSoft: What about Workforce Management on the Shop Floor?


My recent article entitled “Workforce Scheduling @ Optimization: The Missing Link on the Shop Floor?” analyzed the importance of manufacturing workforce scheduling @ optimization solutions and stated that many manufacturing enterprises still use rudimentary tools and practices (if that) to manage their labor. The article stated that most manufacturing organizations do not

infor job shop  platform vendor (e.g., Kronos, Infor Workbrain, Kaba , CyberShift , etc.), or integration from a point-solution scheduling vendor (e.g., ScheduleSoft). The question is whether the scheduling and optimization capabilities of WFM platforms are good enough out-of-the-box. One big advantage of an integrated WFM platform is higher quality of the information and consistent user experience. With a single database system, all changes to schedules, timecards, accruals, and leave requests are updated in Read More

Workforce Scheduling and Optimization: The Missing Link on the Shop Floor?


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infor job shop  forum. ScheduleSoft, Kaba , Infor Workbrain , CyberShift , TimeLink , Workforce Software , Dayforce , Kronos, and others have competitive offerings. Look for future articles from TEC that dig deeper into some of these offerings. Read More

Finding the Key to Small Manufacturer’s Profits - Part 1


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Infor LN


Infor ERP LN has a single code base for all platforms and supports integration with external systems, including the supply chain and the Web, using industry-standard technology. The solution supports processes from make-to-stock (MTS) to engineer-to-order (ETO), and cost-cutting techniques like flow line and lean manufacturing. This cross-industry solution offers functionality for enterprises in discrete and project-based manufacturing industries, such as industrial machinery and equipment, high-tech and electronics, aerospace and defense, and automotive. Infor Open Architecture, the service-oriented architecture on which Infor ERP LN is built, helps users create bridges with their supply chains through standards-based, loosely coupled integration (J2EE, SOAP, and WDSL) and complete support for Web services.

infor job shop  LN Infor ERP LN has a single code base for all platforms and supports integration with external systems, including the supply chain and the Web, using industry-standard technology. The solution supports processes from make-to-stock (MTS) to engineer-to-order (ETO), and cost-cutting techniques like flow line and lean manufacturing. This cross-industry solution offers functionality for enterprises in discrete and project-based manufacturing industries, such as industrial machinery and equipment, Read More

Orchestra-Prémaman Group Selects Infor Fashion ERP


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Infor Lights Up Truck-Lite Europe


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infor job shop  SCM Warehouse Management Provia Infor SCM Warehouse Management is a modern extended-warehouse-management supply chain solution that provides business agility by automating fulfillment and distribution processes. Its core capabilities include inventory management, work and task management, and labor forecasting. The solution also supports capabilities such as slotting yard management voice-directed distribution cross-docking costing multiple inventory ownership value-added services billing and invoicing Read More

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