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ERP for Mill-based and Material Converting Environments
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Lean Manufacturing in a Make-to-order Environment


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Enhancing Lean Practices: Lean Adoption in the Industrial Machinery and Components Industry
Customer churn rates are higher than ever: although businesses say they are devoted to loyalty, their management systems and budgets do not support that claim

lean environment  the transition to a Lean manufacturing environment is a major change for many reasons. To improve customer order delivery times, many companies are moving to a make-to-order or an assemble-to-order environment, often causing bills of material to be flattened and work processes to be postponed until the customer order is received. Since the orders are now being pulled from the customer, work cell teams responsible for these final processes may be free from backlog tasks and actually be waiting for Read More...
Using Inventory Optimization to Reduce Inventory Levels in a Lean Environment
Small and medium businesses (SMB) need to address inventory challenges by using a tightly integrated approach that reflects the dynamics of the extended supply

lean environment  Inventory Levels in a Lean Environment Using Inventory Optimization to Reduce Inventory Levels in a Lean Environment If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. SYSPRO Inventory enables effective customer servicing and improved profits by providing superior inventory that optimizes stocking levels. Inventory Optimization that aggregates & analyzes inventory to support lean manufacturing principles enabling more accurate forecasting Read More...
Nine Ways to Use ERP to Make the Manufacturing Supply Chain Lean
There are entire books and thorough training and certification processes devoted to lean supply chain practices. But within any manufacturing environment, there

lean environment  to the adoption of lean supply chain practices. Here are five things to look for in enterprise technology to help you make sure that your new enterprise environment is helping and not hurting. That means that there are some specific things you will want to look for in an enterprise application. It should almost go without saying that an application should be well-integrated, company-wide, and provide the visibility necessary to facilitate lean processes. Remember—you cannot improve what cannot be Read More...
Implementing Lean Manufacturing Principles in an A&D Environment
Lean manufacturing is a management philosophy, enabled and supported by various techniques, to eliminate non-value adding activity. However, aerospace and

lean environment  Lean Manufacturing Principles in an A&D Environment Lean manufacturing is a management philosophy, enabled and supported by various techniques, to eliminate non-value adding activity. However, aerospace and defense (A&D) government regulations impose very different business practices from those followed in the commercial sector. Can lean manufacturing principles really work in A&D? The answer: it depends on the architecture of the enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. Read More...
Developing an Effective Document/Record Management Strategy for Today''s Regulatory Environment
To better understand record management (RM) challenges related to regulatory compliance in the financial services and health care industries, it is important to

lean environment  an Effective Document/Record Management Strategy for Today''s Regulatory Environment To better understand record management (RM) challenges related to regulatory compliance in the financial services and health care industries, it is important to know why the laws and acts were written and codified. This knowledge will help organizations understand why the RM team is creating and maintaining new records, and how report management can ease RM compliance challenges. Read More...
The Lean Machine
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Data Conversion in an ERP Environment
Converting data in any systems implementation is a high wire act. Converting data in an ERP environment should only be undertaken with a safety net, namely a

lean environment  Take the time to cleanse and prune your data before you convert it. This may avoid looking for red herrings as sources of problems when you are in the middle of acceptance testing or, worst, in live production. Programming Effort When converting data from sources, such as second or third generation file structures, to target environments, such as today''s relational databases, a single file can update multiple tables. For example, in a legacy design of a customer file, the customer, ship to, and bill to Read More...
Is Real-time Defragmentation Needed in Today’s Environment?
The exponential growth of storage requirements is driven by the information age—the thirst for information and the increased complexity and size of applications

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ERP Selection Series: Requirements for an FDA-regulated Environment
The FDA imposes strict process controls on food and pharmaceutical manufacturers for good reason. Consequences of mistakes are hefty—ranging from costly recalls

lean environment  Selection Series: Requirements for an FDA-regulated Environment The FDA imposes strict process controls on food and pharmaceutical manufacturers for good reason. Consequences of mistakes are hefty—ranging from costly recalls and lawsuits to illness and death. Food and pharmaceutical manufacturers need to keep profitability high while maintaining strict quality-control standards. See how your ERP software can make the difference between process control and business-crippling process instability. BEGINL Read More...
Lean Manufacturing: Part Two
Part One of the

lean environment  looked at manufacturing wastes, lean principles, and the benefits of lean manufacturing. Here, in Part Two, you''ll be taken through the action stage of lean practices: implementing lean. Understand the 5S program toward implementing lean and begin laying the foundation of a discipline that is necessary for effective implementation of more complicated lean tools such as kanban. Read More...
Master the Management Challenges of Your Virtualized Environment
Data centers have grown rapidly in size and complexity. At the same time, competitive and economic pressures have made cost control critical. To cut costs and

lean environment  the Management Challenges of Your Virtualized Environment Data centers have grown rapidly in size and complexity. At the same time, competitive and economic pressures have made cost control critical. To cut costs and meet service level objectives, organizations of all sizes are initiating projects to simplify IT, consolidate resources, and increase energy efficiency. Discover why companies are turning to virtualization to master these and other data management challenges. Read More...
Lean Enterprise in Complex ETO
This paper demonstrates how IFS Business Modeler and IFS Applications support the principles of developing a lean enterprise, normally associated with

lean environment  principles of developing a lean enterprise, normally associated with repetitive manufacturing, for engineer-to-order (ETO) organizations. It demonstrates how process improvements apply equally to office-based functions as they do to manufacturing, installation, and service activities. Read More...
The Challenge of Securing Servers in a Health Care Environment
Server security is a key issue for the health care industry. Between an expanding body of regulations and the need for 24/7/365 system availability, it’s

lean environment  Challenge of Securing Servers in a Health Care Environment Server security is a key issue for the health care industry. Between an expanding body of regulations and the need for 24/7/365 system availability, it’s essential to address vulnerabilities as soon as possible. But with constant new threats, protecting your server isn’t easy. Learn about the special needs of server security in the health care environment, and how you can have comprehensive protection with no down time. Read More...
Case Study: Leading Automotive Supplier Accelerates Lean Operations with EnterpriseIQ
In the competitive auto industry, Nissen Chemitec America knows the need for lean manufacturing. Its legacy enterprise resource planning (ERP) system was

lean environment  Leading Automotive Supplier Accelerates Lean Operations with EnterpriseIQ In the competitive auto industry, Nissen Chemitec America knows the need for lean manufacturing. Its legacy enterprise resource planning (ERP) system was preventing the company from adopting lean principles, and so in 2003 it looked for an ERP tailored for contract manufacturers serving the auto industry. Learn how the new system helps the company stay lean within the confines of compliance and changing customer demands. Read More...

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