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Manugistics To Help Amazon.com In Global Expansion
In partnering with Manugistics, Amazon acknowledges the impact that uncontrolled transportation costs have on its business. Its move should embolden smaller

inventory write downs  Overstocking can lead to inventory mark-downs and write-offs. On the other hand, failing to stock enough products can result in long delivery times and cancelled orders, especially during holiday times when late orders can alienate customers and imperil future sales. Inventory charges contributed significantly to low gross margins for Amazon during its fourth quarter, which in turn was a factor in the company's $720 million net loss for fiscal 1999. In partnering with Manugistics, Amazon acknowledges the Read More...
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The High Costs of Non-compliance for Manufacturers
What manufacturers must realize is that through efforts to comply with regulatory standards, they can make their manufacturing operations more competitive

inventory write downs  lost market share and inventory write-downs for products that are not compliant, and present significant challenges in turning around a tarnished reputation. In addition, there is the broader and much more costly expense of re-architecting and redefining supply chains and products to be in compliance. There needs to be a very real sense of urgency around the Reduction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Directive, which went into effect on July 1, 2006 throughout the EU and the Waste Electrical and Electronic Read More...
Understanding the True Cost of Sourcing
In today's twenty-first century, global outsourced business world, the traditional and somewhat simplistic approaches used to measure cost for sourcing

inventory write downs  that service levels and inventory turns will be high. However, because the stable forecast assumption is not tested against actual historical fluctuations or forward-looking scenarios and exposures to sudden increases or decreases in demand, the prospect of significant shortages or liabilities is not factored into the total cost analysis. Which Supplier Would You Choose? Consider the following comparison. The first supplier offers SMI, but expects the buyer to cover raw material purchases in a supply chai Read More...
The Three Rs of RFID: Rewards, Risk, and ROI
Prominent organizations and retailers, such as Walmart and the US Department of Defense are taking advantage of radio frequency identification, which promises

inventory write downs  decrease warehouse, distribution, and inventory costs; increase margins; and enhance customer service. Several of the most prominent suppliers and retailers are already taking advantage of this new technology; Wal-Mart and the US Department of Defense (DOD) are the most visible. Wal-Mart is demanding its top one hundred suppliers put RFID tags on all pallets, cases, cartons, and high-margin items by January 2005, and according the retailer, those one hundred, plus thirty-seven volunteers, are already in l Read More...
Benefits of a Single Database Solution: Improved Enterprise Quality Management from IQMS
IQMS appears to be raising the competitive bar for quality management among its ERP competition with a single database software solution and seamless ERP

inventory write downs  puts finished goods into inventory and can backflush raw materials used to make those parts. Because work orders are based on how BOMs are setup, precise and near real-time information is important to get work orders right. Also, inventory and open orders play a major role in determining what must be produced, purchased, and inventoried. The IQ Preventative Maintenance module can play a crucial role in this. It is an intrinsic part of the core EnterpriseIQ system that tracks machines, tools, auxiliary equ Read More...
Inventory Control Is Perhaps the Most Powerful Tool You Have for Containing Your Warehousing Costs
Your company's success is not only dependent on sales, but also on your company's ability to say,

inventory write downs  Containing Your Warehousing Costs Inventory Control Is Perhaps the Most Powerful Tool You Have for Containing Your Warehousing Costs Featured Author - Ren Jones - November 26, 2005 Originally published - November 15, 2003 Inaccurate Inventory Costs Plenty What asset do you have that is more valuable than your people? Inventory! Without it what business would your company be in? Year after year we try to get a handle on this thing called inventory. We select the weekend, we order lunch, we discuss who Read More...
Furniture Manufacturer Improves Inventory Accuracy by 85 Percent with RFID-capable WMS
Fraenkel Company is an employee-owned manufacturing distributor of household furniture and related products and services. The company created a sophisticated in

inventory write downs  Manufacturer Improves Inventory Accuracy by 85 Percent with RFID-capable WMS Fraenkel Company is an employee-owned manufacturing distributor of household furniture and related products and services. The company created a sophisticated in-house ERP system in the early 1990s. However, homegrown software can be unwieldy to maintain and difficult to upgrade. In 2001, Fraenkel saw a solution that offered more advanced capabilities, and implemented VAI’s S2K Enterprise Edition for Manufacturing. Read More...
Transforming Inventory Into a Strategic Weapon
If you prefer the more productive, long-term approach, check out Transforming Inventory into a Strategic Weapon.

inventory write downs  Inventory Into a Strategic Weapon You can view inventory optimization as a one-time fix for quick returns, or a long-term strategy for competitive advantage. If you prefer the more productive, long-term approach, check out Transforming Inventory into a Strategic Weapon . In this practical guide , you'll learn how best-in-class companies create an ongoing competitive edge by aligning their day-to-day inventory plans with top-level corporate goals. You'll discover how to define the right supply Read More...
Adexa Collaborative Sales, Inventory, and Operations Planner
Business plans need to be built on a foundation of solid intelligence: knowing what’s coming means you can plan responses proactively. Thus, in order to build a

inventory write downs  Collaborative Sales, Inventory, and Operations Planner Business plans need to be built on a foundation of solid intelligence: knowing what’s coming means you can plan responses proactively. Thus, in order to build a solid sales and operations plan, constraints through the entire supply chain need to be considered. Improving operational efficiency requires that you have the right inventory, in the right quantity, at the right time. Read More...
19 Steps to Maintain an Accurate Inventory What You Must Know About Your Inventory
It takes $2,500 in new sales to make up $100 in lost inventory, assuming a 4 percent return. Keeping an orderly warehouse with up-to-date processes and informed

inventory write downs  was wealthy. Today, excess inventory shows the inability to understand how to run a business or an organization. Customers today will only pay for a high level of service, and are refusing to accept the excuse that the warehouse is the problem or the system is always wrong. You need to to get a handle on your inventory. Some Tips and Tricks for the Physical Use post-it notes. Have counters write problems on the post-it and affix it to the product then move to the next item. This prevents unnecessary Read More...
APICS 2009 Preview Webinar Series, Session 5: Managing Inventory in a Changing Economy
The 2009 APICS International Conference and Expo is starting next week in Toronto (Canada). One of the educational tracks is focusing on how to manage inventory

inventory write downs  Series, Session 5: Managing Inventory in a Changing Economy The 2009 APICS International Conference and Expo is starting next week in Toronto (Canada). One of the educational tracks is focusing on how to manage inventory in a changing economy. As inventory is a challenging issue for all types of manufacturing organizations, regardless of industry. If an organization can manage its inventory without losing focus on demand and where its dollars are being spent, it may achieve its inventory objectives. Gary Read More...
Customer Success Story: Batchmaster Provides Superior Inventory Control
Superior Quality Foods was growing, but poor inventory control was impacting its profitability. To ensure there was enough stock to meet production needs, it

inventory write downs  Story: Batchmaster Provides Superior Inventory Control Superior Quality Foods was growing, but poor inventory control was impacting its profitability. To ensure there was enough stock to meet production needs, it always ordered extra raw materials—just in case. To reduce costs and improve inventory control, Superior chose an enterprise resource planning (ERP) and mobile wireless inventory system—and since its implementation has realized 98 percent accuracy in inventory. Read More...
ERP: Origins, Developments, and Trends
ERP first developed as a form of inventory control and later grew to link disparate bodies of information together from across the enterprise. Now, ERP

inventory write downs  as a means for inventory control and grew to replace islands of information by integrating traditional management functions, such as financials, payroll, and human resources, with other functions including manufacturing and distribution. Currently, the complexity of business is creating new user needs; the growth of computers is developing new potential; the quest for new markets by vendors has given users a new voice; and ERP is evolving once again. Names and acronyms like extended-ERP , ERP II , Read More...
How Better Inventory Planning Can Unlock New Profit Potential for Distributors
Distributors increasingly play a value-added role in the supply chain. To remain competitive, they must rapidly react to the slightest changes in demand. But

inventory write downs  Better Inventory Planning Can Unlock New Profit Potential for Distributors Distributors increasingly play a value-added role in the supply chain. To remain competitive, they must rapidly react to the slightest changes in demand. But current forecasting techniques and the tools most distributors use don’t allow the needed long-term visibility. Discover how new solutions for demand planning can address the challenges of forecasting, and reduce obsolescence and the cost of inventory investment. Read More...

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