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Supply Chain Management (SCM)
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Supply chain management (SCM) solutions include applications for managing supplier, manufacturer, wholesaler, retailer, and customer business processes. Addressing demand management, warehouse mana...
 

 large manufacturer


Will a Tool Manufacturer and a Supply Chain Software Vendor
The merger of traditional brick-and-mortar manufacturer Illinois Tool Works with Internet-based Click Commerce is puzzling, but has some method to the madness

large manufacturer  difficult to integrate. The large volume of paper generated by these systems, and the mass of information to be sorted and processed frequently produce hidden costs such as errors and delays in information delivery, as timely changes can be difficult to implement in manually intensive processes. The cost related to such changes can also be significant. For example, a paper-based catalog cannot be quickly or inexpensively updated to inform customers of changes in product offerings, availability, or

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Discrete Enterprise Resource Planning (Discrete ERP) RFI / RFP Template

Financials, Human Resources, Manufacturing Management, Inventory Management, Purchasing Management, Quality Management, Sales Management, Product Technology Get this template

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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 how.

large manufacturer  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 how. Read More

Manufacturer and Fabricator Merrill Technologies Group Selects IFS Applications for ERP


IFS, the global enterprise applications company (whose World Conference 2012 is currently taking place in Gothenburg (Sweden), announced that Merrill Technologies Group (MTG), a leader in the machining, fabricating, and systems integration fields, has selected IFS Applications as its new enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution. With multiple manufacturing sites located in Michigan

large manufacturer  focusing on medium-sized to large manufacturers that need support for complex order-driven and mixed-mode manufacturing across the extended enterprise. With strong support for project management, engineering, advanced scheduling, product configuration, and after-sales support, IFS apparently successfully competed against SAP ERP and Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS). In addition, IFS’ enhanced functionality in aviation and maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) capabilities was also a reason that IFS was Read More

Case Study: Burton’s Foods


Burton’s Foods, a large biscuit manufacturer, was using business intelligence (BI) software for finance, trading, and more. The company needed to find a new system that would deliver analytics to users, be compatible with its data warehouse, and integrate with Microsoft Excel. Find out how Cognos offered improved performance and flexibility, resulting in more frequent inventory updates and improved customer service.

large manufacturer  Foods Burton’s Foods, a large biscuit manufacturer, was using business intelligence (BI) software for finance, trading, and more. The company needed to find a new system that would deliver analytics to users, be compatible with its data warehouse, and integrate with Microsoft Excel. Find out how Cognos offered improved performance and flexibility, resulting in more frequent inventory updates and improved customer service. 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 uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems. There are three subtle but crucial factors that can affect the cost of operating a UPS system. Sadly, these factors are often unrecognized. Find out what they are, as well as common errors in evaluating UPS efficiency.

large manufacturer  levers of design. Improving Large UPS Efficiency There are three significant losses that a manufacturer can lower in order to improve UPS efficiency; no-load losses, proportional losses, and square-law losses. To do so, manufacturers have three points of leverage at their disposal; technology, topology, and modularity. By understanding how these factors impact efficiency, specifying engineers can better identify UPS systems that will significantly decrease the electrical cost of operating them. Read More

Case Study: Meyn Radically Simplifies Its Quotation Process


Dutch company Meyn experienced rapid growth to become the world’s leading manufacturer of poultry processing equipment. But its quote production process still lagged behind—often taking up to a week to produce a quote. Meyn realized that it needed a configure, price, quote (CPQ) tool that would allow the sales team to quote quickly at the initial stage of the sales cycle and that would be able to generate detail for those cases that were further along. Read up on the benefits Meyn achieved with the Tacton CPQ tool.

large manufacturer  Study: Meyn Radically Simplifies Its Quotation Process Dutch company Meyn experienced rapid growth to become the world’s leading manufacturer of poultry processing equipment. But its quote production process still lagged behind—often taking up to a week to produce a quote. Meyn realized that it needed a configure, price, quote (CPQ) tool that would allow the sales team to quote quickly at the initial stage of the sales cycle and that would be able to generate detail for those cases that were Read More

Rethinking, Revisiting, and Removing Obstacles in Process Manufacturing


In today’s hyper-competitive markets, the process manufacturer/distributor faces extremely challenging opportunities that require re-visiting the once-thought basics in their industry. Global competition, with information technology riding on a backbone of totally new communications infrastructure can return great rewards for the early adoptors, users, and masters. We will explore the set of economic drivers specific to process manufacturing/distribution and how important that they be satisfied for an appropriately fitting ERP solution. We are not discussing common process/discrete ERP features or functionalities, only the major ones needed for process manufacturer and distributors.

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Providing CFOs Unprecedented Views of Hospital-Wide Data-Converged Financial, Clinical, and Operational Information


Chief financial officers (CFOs) at large hospitals must process large amounts of information to make strategic decisions. Solutions that intelligently aggregate and summarize clinical, operational, and financial data give hospital CFOs the ability to quickly identify key indicators and root causes of issues. This paper explores the decision-making challenges faced by CFOs and examines the many benefits of such solutions.

large manufacturer  financial officers (CFOs) at large hospitals must process large amounts of information to make strategic decisions. Solutions that intelligently aggregate and summarize clinical, operational, and financial data give hospital CFOs the ability to quickly identify key indicators and root causes of issues. This paper explores the decision-making challenges faced by CFOs and examines the many benefits of such solutions. Read More

Global High-tech Manufacturer Aligns Workforce Processes Using SumTotal


As a global company, GKN faced a spread-out workforce and disconnected processes, with separate and inefficient workforce performance, goals management, and learning and development processes. GKN needed to streamline and connect all of its strategic HR processes by deploying an integrated people management solution. Read the case study and see the results GKN achieved with SumTotal’s integrated talent management platform.

large manufacturer  High-tech Manufacturer Aligns Workforce Processes Using SumTotal As a global company, GKN faced a spread-out workforce and disconnected processes, with separate and inefficient workforce performance, goals management, and learning and development processes. GKN needed to streamline and connect all of its strategic HR processes by deploying an integrated people management solution. Read the case study and see the results GKN achieved with SumTotal’s integrated talent management platform. Read More

High Tech Computer Manufacturer On-Boards Global Supply Chain Partners, Increases Visibility and Coordinates Inbound Execution


When a global high tech manufacturer of desktop and portable PCs sought to reduce their inbound supply chain lead-time and costs, they came to Optum for help improving their visibility to, and coordination with, inbound suppliers, and contract manufacturers. Learn how it integrated partners and its system into the supply chain to achieve its competitive advantage.

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HCM Niche Vendors - What’s Missing from Large-scale HCM Software Solutions?


Human capital management (HCM) solutions are relatively recent in the software for business market. Lately, several HCM solutions have been consolidated through acquisitions and mergers. For example, in recent months: SAP acquired Successfactors, which previously incorporated Inform, CubeTree, YouCalc, Jambok, Nuvosoft, Plateau, and Jobs2Web. Oracle acquired Taleo. Taleo had already

large manufacturer  not thoroughly covered by large vendors. Typically new businesses take on these specific market needs in part due to a lack of initial investment money to build large-scale solutions and in part because they realize the potential for growth of these areas. Niche businesses are founded by niche experts or by former employees of well-established vendors who are aware of certain gaps in the market. With the consolidation of HCM solutions a great portion of the HR administrative work has been eliminated. Read More

Crowdsourcing Gaining Foothold in the Enterprise


CrowdFlower released the next generation of its enterprise crowdsourcing platform for large businesses at the recent CrowdConf 2013 conference. To date, the platform has allowed users to parse large data projects into microtasks, which classify content, analyze sentiment, improve search performance, moderate text and photo content, and perform many other data-intensive processes ranging in skill

large manufacturer  enterprise crowdsourcing platform for large businesses  at the recent CrowdConf 2013 conference. To date, the platform has allowed users to parse large data projects into microtasks, which classify content, analyze sentiment, improve search performance, moderate text and photo content, and perform many other data-intensive processes ranging in skill, geography, or demographic. This new version of the CrowdFlower Platform allows anyone to design and run his or her own microtasking projects. The platform Read More

A&D Power Connector Manufacturer Selects IQMS


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large manufacturer  D Power Connector Manufacturer Selects IQMS IQMS , a manufacturing enterprise resource planning (ERP) and manufacturing execution system (MES) software provider for the repetitive, process, and discrete industries (automotive, medical, packaging, consumer goods, etc.), announced that  Rebling Power Connectors has selected IQMS EnterpriseIQ as its new unified manufacturing solution. For more than four decades, Rebling Power Connectors has been manufacturing high current battery receptacles and disconnecto Read More

WebSalesForce System Pays Big Dividends for US Manufacturer


MIFAB, an Illinois (US)-based manufacturer, is an innovator in the design and production of custom plumbing solutions. However, it was finding its existing order placement system inefficient and frustrating, and sought an automated solution to streamline the process. Find out how MIFAB implemented a Web-based ordering system that allowed its sales reps to manage their own customer accounts—and focus on generating sales.

large manufacturer  System Pays Big Dividends for US Manufacturer MIFAB, an Illinois (US)-based manufacturer, is an innovator in the design and production of custom plumbing solutions. However, it was finding its existing order placement system inefficient and frustrating, and sought an automated solution to streamline the process. Find out how MIFAB implemented a Web-based ordering system that allowed its sales reps to manage their own customer accounts—and focus on generating sales. Read More

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Nebraska, US-based Smeal grew to over 315 employees at two sites manufacturing 15 kinds of pumps, 12 types of aerial ladders, and four kinds of aerial platforms—all with over 4,400 custom options each. To increase efficiency and improve inventory tracking, the company installed an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution that integrated its old manual paper-based systems. Learn more about how the company benefited.

large manufacturer  Study: Smeal Fire Apparatus Manufacturer Increases Revenues with ERP Nebraska, US-based Smeal grew to over 315 employees at two sites manufacturing 15 kinds of pumps, 12 types of aerial ladders, and four kinds of aerial platforms—all with over 4,400 custom options each. To increase efficiency and improve inventory tracking, the company installed an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution that integrated its old manual paper-based systems. Learn more about how the company benefited. Read More