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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

kanban sizing calculations  buffers, etc. driving the kanban loop sizing calculations in the system. Inventory Control QAD lean manufacturing capabilities contribute to pull-based replenishment with new tools for greater control over inventory, including multiple methods for calculating and setting inventory supermarket quantities based on user-defined parameters and scenarios. The amount of inventory is tightly managed with automated techniques for continuous improvement, and is integrated with the above demand leveling system comp Read More...
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Lean and World Class Manufacturing and the Information Technology Dilemma-The Loss of Corporate Consciousness
Companies relying on manual implementation and support for lean and world class methodologies risk losing corporate consciousness. Avoid the pitfalls of lost

kanban sizing calculations  transaction history on the kanban cards periodically and adjust the quantity upward and downward on-the-fly , based on his best guess, as no better information was available. Chasing the right quantity in the kanbans shows up as excessive inventory for oversized kanbans and premium freight for undersized kanbans. Additional indications that the sizing of resources is problematic are the presence of feast and famine cycles of layoffs and short shifts alternating with sudden expenditures of overtime. The Read More...
PeopleSoft Gathers Manufacturing and SCM Wherewithal Part Three: The Manufacturing Industry
Even before the mega merger, PeopleSoft had already set it sights on a bigger manufacturing presence. PeopleSoft’s acquisition of mid-to-large ERP system

kanban sizing calculations  of lean functionality, like kanban planning, line design and balancing, flat BOMs, and backflushing (automatic post-deduct inventory transaction processing). The lean philosophy has lately been getting an increased interest with the prospect of breaking like a huge wave across industry, given that the ERP systems of the 1990s have been burdened with a liability of carrying on some well-publicized MRP problems like complex BOMs; inefficient workflows; and unnecessary (i.e., no value-adding) transactions, a Read More...
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

kanban sizing calculations  processes, eliminate waste, use kanban signals to replenish supplies and are subject to continuous improvement. (The Japanese word kanban, according to the APICS Dictionary , loosely translated, means card, billboard, or sign, and the term is often used 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.) Read More...
Case Study: Sequa Solves Its Problems with BNA Fixed Assets
For Sequa, a manufacturing company with 60 major operating units, the challenge was to replace its old fixed assets management system—which didn’t support tax

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Sizing Applications for 2D Barcode Symbols
When it comes to two-dimensional (2D) symbologies, less is more. While 2D bar code symbols may be less costly to print, they are considerably more expensive to

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ProfitKey International, LLC
For over 35 years, ProfitKey International has been a leader in providing manufacturing ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software for small to mid

kanban sizing calculations  and corrective action) , Kanban, E-Commerce, and more and is the industry’s first fully integrated product suite that provides robust document management and workflow capabilities, making it the only paperless manufacturing solution on the market. Read More...
How Carolina Color Chose abas ERP
Abas-USA recently announced that Carolina Color Corporation has chosen abas Business Suite for its future planned growth and business. Carolina Color provides

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The Effective Supply Chain
In The Effective Supply Chain, learn how your manufacturing operation can employ cross-organizational traceability, kanban loops, EDI, and supplier...

kanban sizing calculations  can employ cross-organizational traceability, kanban loops, EDI, and supplier portals to: cut costs reduce lead times reduce inventories increase visibility throughout the supply chain In today's challenging business environment, manufacturers must leverage supply chain advances to compete successfully. Learn how in The Effective Supply Chain . Download your PDF copy today. For assistance, please contact customer service. Hours: 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM EST. Phone: +1 514-954-3665, ext.367. Special Offer Files Read More...
Plex Systems Goes Mobile (and More) at PowerPlex 2014
Plex Systems’ Plex Manufacturing Cloud offering has long had mobile capabilities on ruggedized devices on the shop floor. Most recently, though, at its

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Who the Heck Needs ROI?
Ten common errors prevent return on investment (ROI) calculations from being used as much or as well as possible. Avoiding intuitive decision making and basing

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Federal Contract Management and Vendors' Readiness Part Two: Dealing With the Federal Government
Federal contracts can often be fraught with legal snares for the unseasoned providers.

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QAD Pulling Through, Patiently But Passionately
QAD has been pulling through the downturn with a real strength (especially in terms of new licenses, and with a strong balance sheet and declining debt), a

kanban sizing calculations  for MFG/PRO Announcement of Kanban Visualization, which enhances QAD's existing Supply Visualization (SV) solution More than two dozen important new functions and enhancements to MFG/PRO eB2 , specifically designed in collaboration with QAD's manufacturing customers to help address their specific needs Announcement of healthy sales momentum in Asia, with MFG/PRO suite becoming a platform of choice for automotive manufacturers in China to automate business operations and collaborate with partners worldwide Read More...
Lean Tools and Practices that Eliminate Manufacturing Waste
A number of lean manufacturing tools and practices have long been used to reduce manufacturing waste. These include the five S's, visual controls, standardized

kanban sizing calculations  systems, also known as kanban (coming from the Japanese words kan , which means card , and ban which means signal ), ensure that production and material requirements are based on actual customer demand rather than on inevitably inaccurate forecasting tools. A kanban signal, which can be a card, empty squares on the floor for bins, lights, or a computer software generated signal, triggers the movement, production, or supply of materials or components that are usually held in bins of a fixed size. The Read More...
Making Large UPS Systems More Efficient
As energy resources become scarcer and more expensive, electrical efficiency is a more important performance factor in the specification and selection of large

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