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Cincom Sticks to CONTROL of ETO and MRO Part 2: Market Impact
Cincom's latest product release covers many new bases, is architecturally adequate and remains a well-attuned offering for ETO and MRO enterprises. While it is

mro procurment  CONTROL of ETO and MRO Part 2: Market Impact Cincom Systems Background Cincom Systems, Inc. ( www.cincom.com ), a privately held, Cincinnati, OH based provider of software solutions and services primarily to complex manufacturers has possibly been a schoolbook case of longevity in the software business. Since 1968, the company has developed tools for manufacturing, financial, and sales automation applications. Its software manages application development, customer support, database, call center, and

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Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) RFI/RFP Template

Maintenance Management, Customer Contracts (Agreements), Customer Orders, Customer Quotations, Work Orders, Product Technology 

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Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) RFI/RFP Template


Maintenance Management, Customer Contracts (Agreements), Customer Orders, Customer Quotations, Work Orders, Product Technology

mro procurment  Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) RFI/RFP Template The Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) RFI/RFP Template lists and describes 782 features and functions found in Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) software solutions. This Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) Template can help you save time, control costs, and communicate clearly with vendors at nearly every stage of your Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) software selection projects. Features and functions included in this Maintenan Read More

How to Roll Out an MRO System for Airlines without Making Your SCM Problems Even Worse


When it comes to complex software implementations, some industries have it tougher than others. For instance, an airline company implementing a maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) platform has almost no margin for error. Read this article for TEC analyst Phil Reney's recommendations on the best way of rolling out an MRO platform without completely trashing your supply chain.

mro procurment  to Roll Out an MRO System for Airlines without Making Your SCM Problems Even Worse When it comes to complex software implementations, some industries have it tougher than others. For instance, an airline company implementing a maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) platform has almost no margin for error. To put things in perspective, I’m not referring to small airlines operating a daytime schedule with a few planes. I’m talking about large operators with multiple fleets of aircraft, round-the-clock Read More

Eurocopter Choses Ramco’s Cloud MRO Software


At the recent 50th Paris Air Show, Eurocopter and Ramco Systems officially signed a global strategic partnership that will offer helicopter maintenance and enterprise resource planning (ERP) software in the cloud to Eurocopter’s existing and prospective customers. This arrangement is expected to ease the life of operators and maintenance centers at Eurocopter, which is a €6.3 billion company with

mro procurment  Choses Ramco’s Cloud MRO Software At the recent 50th Paris Air Show , Eurocopter and Ramco Systems officially  signed a global strategic partnership  that will offer helicopter maintenance and enterprise resource planning (ERP) software in the cloud to Eurocopter’s existing and prospective customers. This arrangement is expected to ease the life of operators and maintenance centers at Eurocopter, which is a €6.3 billion company with 11,780 helicopters in service across 148 countries. In Read More

Cincom Sticks to CONTROL of ETO and MRO Part 3: Challenges and User Recommendations


Cincom Manufacturing Business Solutions will have to address inevitable challenges in order to continue to thrive in a ruthless competitive environment with a limited opportunity and functionality that cannot easily be leveraged in many other diverse sectors. Many larger vendors with more resources and leading-edge technology have invaded Cincom's stronghold, and have also been closing the functional parity gap.

mro procurment  CONTROL of ETO and MRO Part 3: Challenges and User Recommendations Challenges As stated at the end of Part 2 , Cincom will have to address inevitable challenges in order to continue to thrive in this ruthless competitive environment with a limited opportunity and functionality that cannot easily be leveraged in many other diverse sectors. Many larger vendors with more resources and leading-edge technology have invaded Cincom's stronghold, and have also been closing the functional parity gap. The likes of Read More

Critical Components of an E-PLM System


E-business has prompted a lot of vendors to move towards creating electronic product lifecycle management (e-PLM) suites. However, enterprise resource planning vendors with extensive e-commerce initiatives, development staffs, and renewed interest in PLM, are as likely to lead the way.

mro procurment  for development, manufacturing, and MRO activities. The capability to automate the workflow of tasks for the people that need it and to seamlessly pass data between IT systems is necessary for e-PLM to be successful. Productivity gains are achieved by removing manual intervention. Regulatory and quality standards are met through the rigid control of the review and approval process, complete with an electronic record of date and time stamps for auditing purposes. PLM vendors need to distinguish Read More

INFIMACS Boasts MRP Relevant To MROs


Through incrementally adding functionality tidbits that are crucial to its target market and that are not easily emulated by its competitors, Relevant continues to have a fair shot at delivering a viable solution to project-based discrete mid-market manufacturers such as aerospace contractors, contract manufacturers of electronic components, and MRO organizations.

mro procurment  Condition Code Capability the MRO operation will need to use multiple item numbers. This work-around causes confusion and significant problems in terms of planning, work order supply/demand management and it creates a big opportunity for bloated inventory and for mistakenly using the wrong item condition in a customer's repair if work order substitutions are not always carried out precisely. It virtually invalidates the initial reason the company purchased the ERP system in the first place. With the Cond Read More

Nimble Enterprise Applications Vendor Faces Stiff Challenges in A Competitive Environment


Despite intensifying competition in the enterprise applications market, IFS likes its chances. IFS has released the seventh generation of its component-based applications, while competitors are still on their first, or second at best. Nevertheless, IFS has a tough road ahead.

mro procurment  consisting of the IFS MRO solution, an ERP solution from Oracle, and an advanced planning and scheduling (APS) solution from Click Commerce (following the recent Xelus acquisition). Oracle reportedly turned to IFS because it admittedly has a more robust MRO solution for the A&D market, and IFS will thus provide weapon system depot support, including complex MRO, component repair, and fleet management ECSS will allow commanders at all levels in the logistics chain to automate the process of gathering Read More

Leading Airline Improves Inventory Management


Delta is the world’s second largest airline in terms of passengers carried and the leading US carrier across the Atlantic, offering daily flights to 502 destinations in 88 countries. With $1 billion (USD) worth of parts inventory at one time, Delta needed a supply chain system to aid the company’s maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) activities. Learn how Delta implemented a full MRO technology suite from Click Commerce, that focuses on supply chain management, configuration management, technical documentation, planning, and execution.

mro procurment  Delta implemented a full MRO technology suite from Click Commerce, that focuses on supply chain management, configuration management, technical documentation, planning, and execution. Read More

Ariba Goes Vertical: No Pain, Much Gain


Ariba, a leader in E-procurement software and market management, pays $1.86 billion in stock to acquire TRADEX, a vendor of software that lets its customers build their own Internet marketplaces.

mro procurment  marketplaces are primarily for MRO (maintenance, repair and operations) products. TRADEX sells software that allows its customers to build and manage Internet marketplaces. Market Impact It has been obvious for a while that Ariba needed to make a move into the incredibly fertile arena of vertical markets. The acquisition of TRADEX lets it do that without the pain of developing sophisticated user-level software. At the same time, Ariba acquires some strong assets from TRADEX's toolkit, especially its Read More

Strategies for Profitable Growth: Aerospace and Defense Manufacturing


The aerospace and defense (A&D) manufacturing industry is always changing. That’s why A&D manufacturers are constantly seeking better ways to manage complexity, cut costs, and boost productivity. In pursuit of these objectives, A&D manufacturers are looking beyond standard practices to new business strategies that promise solid business results. But which strategies and practices are right for your company?

mro procurment  STRATEGIES INTEGRATE MANUFACTURING AND MRO With tremendous intellectual capital invested in the assets they produce, A&D manufacturers are moving into main- tenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) and aftermarket services such as spare parts supply. For defense contractors, this move is in response to the DoD's performance-based logistics mandates. On the commercial side, this is an attempt to develop new sources of revenue in a tight marketplace. WHAT ANALYSTS RECOMMEND To succeed in the aftermarket, A&D Read More

ARINC Selects Deltek Costpoint MES for Aircraft MRO Operations


ARINC reportedly considered several different manufacturing execution system (MES) options, including “standalone” product offerings specifically designed for maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO)-type environments. The company also considered custom solutions, as well as upgrades to its existing legacy systems. In the end, however, the company found that Deltek Costpoint MES met its needs

mro procurment  Costpoint MES for Aircraft MRO Operations ARINC reportedly considered several different manufacturing execution system (MES) options, including “standalone” product offerings specifically designed for maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO)-type environments. The company also considered custom solutions, as well as upgrades to its existing legacy systems. In the end, however, the company found that Deltek Costpoint MES met its needs better than any other product offering that they considered. Costpoin Read More

Cirrus Aircraft Selects iBASEt’s Solumina


iBASEt, a provider of operations process management (OPM); manufacturing execution system and manufacturing operations management (MES/MOM); supplier quality assurance (SQA); and maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) software to complex industries, has announced that Cirrus Aircraft, a recognized leader in general aviation, selected iBASEt’s flagship Solumina MES software package, to be

mro procurment  maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) software to complex industries, has announced that Cirrus Aircraft , a recognized leader in general aviation,  selected iBASEt’s flagship Solumina MES software package , to be implemented at its Minnesota facility.  Solumina’s Supplier Quality Assurance (SQA) suite will also be used by 10 supplier sites. In addition, Cirrus will be using Solumina’s catalog PTC Windchill integration package, receiving manufacturing bill of materials (mBOMs) and 3D Read More

Who Needs Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) Anyway?


What is EAM? As the acronym implies, EAM is used to manage assets in a company, which can be a module in an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution or a standalone product. EAM is also known as computerized maintenance management system (CMMS), or computerized maintenance management information system (CIMMS), and it is a software package used to plan, control, and monitor assets from

mro procurment  maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO) software for aircraft and fleet vehicles, which has very similar functionality to EAM.  Finally, vendors like Thales combined EAM with product lifecycle management (PLM) software and the result is product and asset lifecycle management (PALM). What Does EAM Do? In a nutshell, EAM should handle maintenance management, work order management, preventive maintenance, calibration management, asset purchasing and inventory management, risk management, inspections, etc. Read More

Not all SCM Products Are Created Equal


In this article, we examine capabilities of five top Supply Chain Management software vendors in several key areas of functionality: material procurement planning, manufacturing planning and scheduling, distribution and transportation management, and inventory management and warehousing.

mro procurment  indirect materials such as MRO, supplies that indirectly support manufacturing and distribution. Sub categories include strategic sourcing, access to product catalogs, purchase order management, and supplier tracking and rating. Manugistics comes out on top within material procurement planning, though Adexa finishes a close second. Among the remaining vendors, only i2 may be the biggest surprise given its acquisition of Aspect Development and SupplyBase, though one should remember two things: these Read More