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QAD Pulling Through, Patiently But Passionately Part Four: Market Impact Continued
QAD has long shifted its focus from being a mere ERP vendor dedicated to the industrial mid-market to fully leveraging the Internet in the applications it

jit industrial  (e.g., lean manufacturing and JIT management modules), the vendor has been fleshing out the components of extended enterprise (e.g., distributed order management, flexible schedules, customer self-service, consignment inventory, vendor managed inventory (VMI) and supplier managed inventory (SMI), replenishment management, and B2B eCommerce) and of manufacturing community (i.e., consolidated visibility via a portal of inventory, production, product lifecycle, payments and invoices). Execution Becomes

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ERP for Mill-based and Material Converting Environments

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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ROI Systems Catching Up With e-Commerce


ROI Systems continues with its practice of cautious new technology adoption. On October 10, it announced the offering of XML-based EDI for its customers.

jit industrial  configure-to-order (CTO), just-in-time (JIT), high-volume repetitive, make-to-stock (MTS), and make-to-order (MTO). Multi-national and companies looking for a broader functionality beyond traditional ERP boundaries from a single vendor may benefit from evaluating other products at this stage. Current and potential users may want to inquire about the company's plans regarding Internet marketplaces in their respective industries. Read More

Infor SyteLine ERP Software Is Now TEC Certified


It’s my pleasure to announce that a new software product within the Infor manufacturing enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions family—SyteLine ERP—has been certified by Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC). This solution for various industries now features the “TEC Certified Product” badge in TEC’s IT Showcase, meaning the software vendor has filled out TEC’s functionality questionnaire and

jit industrial  to Just in time (JIT). Other important core functionality features such as customer relationship management (CRM), key performance indicators (KPIs) and dashboards, document management, and workflow. A well-established and time-tested solution, with many international customers, upright references, and strong sales and support channels. I’ll have more in the upcoming weeks on the product background, highlights, features and functions, and competitive strengths and weaknesses as measured against the Read More

QAD Pulling through, Patiently but Passionately Part Six: User Recommendations


While hardly any vendor is safe these days including QAD, the gloomy past seems to be far behind. The company has notably broadened its offering and seems to at least keep abreast of current collaborative requirements (if not staying ahead of the curve).

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Enterprise Resource Planning Vendors Address Lean Manufacturing


Intentia, Fujitsu Glovia, QAD, and SSA Global's solutions supporting lean manufacturing are examined. Which areas the extended enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendors excel in depends on their original ERP system's suitability for repetitive versus to-order environments.

jit industrial  the form of daily JIT requirements. The broadcast point (or points) is triggered as a vehicle passes it. The information in the broadcast usually includes sequence number, vehicle identification number (VIN), and specific configuration attributes data to provide the appropriate part or subassembly description. JIT/S explodes this incoming customer demand information (and every subsequent demand signal) to identify the item or items the supplier must produce and deliver. The module then either allocates Read More

Belden, Inc.


Belden designs and manufactures signal transmission solutions. Its solutions fall into four categories: broadcast, enterprise connectivity, industrial connectivity, and industrial IT.

jit industrial  Inc. Belden designs and manufactures signal transmission solutions. Its solutions fall into four categories: broadcast, enterprise connectivity, industrial connectivity, and industrial IT. Read More

SAP for Industrial Manufacturers. Do it Right.


SAP's manufacturing solutions are based on thirty years' experience of the processes that drive your business. When you choose SAP, you're assured of powerful, best-in-class solutions designed specifically for midsize manufacturing companies like yours. All from a single provider. SAP provides mission-critical solutions to more than 1,400 industrial manufacturing customers around the world. If fact, we're currently the market leader, with a commanding 54 percent share of the global market, compared to just 13 percent for our next closes competitor. Gain greater visibility across your enterprise, get closer to your customers, and reduce inefficiencies.

jit industrial  for Industrial Manufacturers. Do it Right. SAP's manufacturing solutions are based on thirty years' experience of the processes that drive your business. When you choose SAP, you're assured of powerful, best-in-class solutions designed specifically for midsize manufacturing companies like yours. All from a single provider. SAP provides mission-critical solutions to more than 1,400 industrial manufacturing customers around the world. If fact, we're currently the market leader, with a commanding 54 Read More

ERP for Services (Non-manufacturing) for Industrial Automation


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To find the right solution, the company turned to TEC for a software evaluation and selection project.

Starting with a list of nine qualified solutions, TEC issued requests for information (RFIs) to each of the vendors. Based on the RFI responses, the company was able to compare the nine solutions and develop a shortlist of the three most promising ones for in-depth evaluation.

TEC also helped the company collect market data, and prepare scripts for a formal demonstration session—a key component of the final selection process.



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Case Study: Routing Guide Tender Management


To keep up with rising transportation-related costs, an industrial manufacturer realized it needed an automated transportation management system (TMS). Without a structured process to determine which carrier needed freight enders, management knew it was not always finding the right carrier and that often it was paying far more that it should. Learn about the TMS solution it used to gain real-time visibility and more.

jit industrial  Study: Routing Guide Tender Management To keep up with rising transportation-related costs, an industrial manufacturer realized it needed an automated transportation management system (TMS). Without a structured process to determine which carrier needed freight enders, management knew it was not always finding the right carrier and that often it was paying far more that it should. Learn about the TMS solution it used to gain real-time visibility and more. Read More

IFS Marches On, Although With a String of Losses


In August, IFS Industrial & Financial Systems, a business applications vendor with main headquarters in Linkoping, Sweden, reported results for Q2 2000. License sales rose by 85% during the first half of 2000, with a total revenue increase of 94% during the second quarter. However, IFS reported yet another loss.

jit industrial  Marches On, Although With a String of Losses IFS Marches On, Although With a String of Losses P.J. Jakovljevic - October 3, 2000 Event Summary In August, IFS Industrial & Financial Systems, a business applications vendor with main headquarters in Linkoping, Sweden, reported results for Q2 2000 (See Figure 1). IFS net sales for the first six months increased by 17%, to $117 million, compared with $100 million for the corresponding period in 1999. License sales rose by 85% during the first half of 2000, Read More

The Sum of All Malware Fears: Siemens on Stuxnet


When Stuxnet malware hit the mainstream media in September 2010, it all sounded like a plotline straight from a Tom Clancy thriller. After all, Stuxnet targeted the Siemens industrial control systems implemented at so-called “high-value infrastructure” installations in Iran. The media response was appropriately hysterical. TEC interviews Stefan Woronka, Siemens’ director of professional services, in an attempt to de-Clancify the story.

jit industrial  Sum of All Malware Fears: Siemens on Stuxnet   When Stuxnet malware hit the mainstream media in September 2010, it all sounded like a plotline straight from a Tom Clancy thriller. After all, Stuxnet—the first worm ever developed to reprogram industrial systems —was reportedly designed to take aim at Iranian nuclear power stations. More specifically, Stuxnet targeted the Siemens industrial control systems implemented at so-called “high-value infrastructure” installations in Iran. The media Read More

Customer Compliance Demands: Beast of Burden, or New Business Opportunity


Today, compliance pains come from three sources: government, large industrial or retail customers, and even smaller customers who are asking for unique delivery, packaging, assembly or other services. This white paper presents "compliance" as an enormous opportunity for the small to medium size business owner. Read it and understand the compliance demands within the distribution environment and how they affect your business.

jit industrial  Compliance Demands: Beast of Burden, or New Business Opportunity Today, compliance pains come from three sources: government, large industrial or retail customers, and even smaller customers who are asking for unique delivery, packaging, assembly or other services. This white paper presents compliance as an enormous opportunity for the small to medium size business owner. Read it and understand the compliance demands within the distribution environment and how they affect your business. Read More

Case Study: ERP System Helps ATI Industrial Automation Achieve Revenue Growth of 70 Percent


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jit industrial  Study: ERP System Helps ATI Industrial Automation Achieve Revenue Growth of 70 Percent A fast-growing robotics product manufacturer needed to track an extremely large inventory of individual products. A daily expanding product line presented even greater hurdles for inventory management, and meeting on-time delivery goals. The company’s old enterprise resource planning (ERP) system wasn’t keeping up, so the company moved to a system that allows more options for product customization and more. Learn Read More

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