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Pull vs Push: a Discussion of Lean, JIT, Flow, and Traditional MRP Part 1: Tutorial
Flow manufacturing leverages techniques to help manufacturers create any product on any given day, in any given quantity including the

jit scheduling  synonymously for the specific JIT scheduling system developed and used by the Toyota Corporation in Japan. It is a pull system where workstations signal with a card or something similar when parts are to be withdrawn from feeding operations or suppliers.) For more detail on JIT and lean manufacturing and on their impact on ERP, see Trends Affecting Manufacturers and ERP . However, flow manufacturing leverages some additional techniques helping manufacturers create any product on any given day and

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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.

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Discrete ERP 101


Puzzled by process? Dazed by discrete? First, let’s understand who should use a discrete ERP application. Discrete manufacturers assemble products from component parts. These products are made to order and can, in theory, be disassembled (ex: cars, computers, tables…). Process manufacturers (AKA continuous manufacturers), on the other hand

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Demand-driven Manufacturing and Warehousing: Challenges and User Recommendations


Among its promising initiatives, IBS offers flexible rescheduling tools that integrate with existing manufacturing resource planning systems. Its warehousing solution also promises better use of space, and automates reception put-away, etc. However, the vendor still must navigate through some rough competitive terrain.

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The Theory of Constraints Enters the Lean Manufacturing Arena


Lean principles are difficult to employ in complex environments, but materials requirement planning has well-known limitations. The theory of constraints, which is complementary to lean manufacturing when it comes to low volumes and complex environments, may provide an answer.

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Oracle APS Makes Its Debut


Oracle Corporation officially released its Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) applications recently amid the usual fanfare. Long in coming, APS still has significant ground to cover.

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Zemeter Scheduler Enables Mozzarella Fresca to Optimize Time-sensitive Manufacturing Schedule


For cheese producer Mozzarella Fresca, producing multiple products was a scheduling challenge, and it needed a solution that could do more than Excel-based tools. The Zemeter Scheduler solution was able to add 15 percent capacity by optimizing scheduling processes. In fact, from molding to packaging, Zemeter Scheduler increased efficiency without Mozzarella Fresca needing to invest in new equipment.

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Purchasers have learned a great deal over the years about the digital signage medium. Simply scheduling a playlist of content does not provide value to the network sponsor or operator. Systems today must have the ability to respond to local conditions providing relevant content to a specific audience. This is the key to providing the right message to the right person at the right time. Download this white paper to learn more.

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Job Scheduling Maze in Distributed IT Landscapes - Part 3


Part 2 of this blog series analyzed the ActiveBatch architecture and evolution in terms of enterprise job scheduling and workload automation functional capabilities. This was done for the three older product releases. Particularly impressive was the ActiveBatch V6 release that introduced a few noble concepts like Job Library and Virtual Root. ActiveBatch V7 – The Current State of

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Ivara SUPREAM/EXP


Ivara SUPREAM includes functionality in the areas of asset management, work planning and scheduling, spare parts inventory management, purchasing, and receiving. It also supports features such as asset criticality and risk assessment, asset condition monitoring and performance analysis, work identification and asset maintenance program development, performance metrics identification, and monitoring. Ivara EXP is a single application that incorporates predictive- and condition-based maintenance capabilities to monitor asset conditions and maintain targets. It collects information from on-line sources, predictive maintenance technologies, visual (and other sensory) information and stores, displays, analyzes, and manages asset conditions and information. Ivara EXP displays this information as graphs, inquiries, flashing alarms, on-line or as paper reports.  

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On-demand Manufacturing Planning and Scheduling: How Manufacturers Are Achieving Faster Business Value with Software as a Service


Many manufacturers are seeking to deploy manufacturing technology to satisfy increasingly rigorous business demands. However, the prospect of traditional software implementations can be daunting. Furthermore, managers and executives often cannot wait for IT resources to become available to implement traditional installed software to address pressing manufacturing needs. Many companies are thus willing to consider a new alternative: on-demand manufacturing software.

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