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Less Stock, More Profit: Inventory Optimization
Inventory optimization is the area where most enterprise resource planning (ERP) software implementations get the highest and fastest return on investment (ROI)

stock turnover  the stock level. Establish stock turnover and then measure the external elements that affect this turnover, such as safety stock or seasonal demand. Then analyze the delivery performance of suppliers, as well as their fill rates and order fulfillment times. The more accurately this can be done, the less safety stock is required, resulting in lower overall stock levels. During these processes, companies must keep in mind the core objective of decreasing stock while increasing customer service levels. This

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stock turnover  fulfill the order with stock from any channel. The expected benefit is a great customer experience and building brand loyalty. Lacoste will initially deploy Enterprise Order Management first in the United States, and then globally to its omnichannel retail operations throughout Europe and Asia. Read More

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Benchmarking, as defined by the dictionary, is "a standard against which something can be measured or assessed." But what is benchmarking? What does it do? Why should I do it? What do I benchmark? And how can it help me?

stock turnover  this measure. If your stock turns are less than 3, you are not being productive; from 3 to 5 turns is good performance; and over 5 turns, you are really doing a great job. Inventory turnover affects so many parts of our business. When turnover is low, we also often have cash flow problems, old and obsolete inventory, and not enough of what is selling. When turnover is higher, we have better cash flow (since we can pay our bills from what is selling), we always have new items to show our customers, and we Read More

Infor Lights Up Truck-Lite Europe


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stock turnover  planning should also increase stock turnover by more accurately aligning stock to demand—a key focus for Truck-Lite. Due to a large variety of items and variations of its specialized products, Truck-Lite intends to harness Web-based technologies to provide suppliers with information quickly, accurately and inexpensively. This should enable suppliers to improve their delivery performance to Truck-Lite and thus provide better responsiveness to its customers. Infor Automotive Exchange (AutoConnect), Infor Read More

Achieving Effective Inventory Management


In today’s competitive business environment, wholesale distributors face critical factors that directly affect customer satisfaction and profit margins. These challenges, combined with customer demands for product availability, can conflict with operational goals of increasing inventory turnover and minimizing costs. However, business automation software can deliver sophisticated distribution capabilities designed to help you with these important business issues.

stock turnover  items must be in stock when customers require them. Inventory Turnover If a distributor annually sells $10,000 worth of a product line, is it wise to purchase the entire $10,000 worth of inventory at one time? On the other hand, could a company buy some, sell it, and then buy some more with the money made selling the initial quantity? In the first case, a substantial sum becomes tied up for a year. The product will be sold one time and earn a profit one time. In the second case, the initial investment in Read More

Can You Trust Entrust?


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stock turnover  the price of its stock in order to complete the $703 million stock-for-stock acquisition of enCommerce. Two days after the close of the enCommerce acquisition, on July 5, 2000, the officers revealed that Entrust was experiencing rapidly declining revenues, would not meet its earnings projections and was experiencing significant problems in growing its business. In response to the unprecedented disclosures, the price of Entrust stock plunged, plunging more than $40 per share to as low as $34-3/8. Market Read More

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Ring the Bell: Tableau Goes Public


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stock turnover  Sporting a brand new stock symbol (NYSE: DATA), Tableau Software, the Seattle-based analytics and visualization software provider announced the pricing of its initial public offering of its 8.2 million Class A shares. At a public price of $31 per share, 5 million shares are being offered by Tableau Software and 3.2 million shares are being offered by other selling stockholders. Acting as lead joint book-running managers for the offering are Goldman, Sachs & Co and Morgan Stanley & CO, with other Read More

Ariba Successes Highlight Standards Wars


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stock turnover  based Ariba saw its stock rise 20% (by 17.88 points to 107.88) on August 11, with continued rises into the low 120's for the rest of the week. Ariba (ARBA) is a provider of Internet procurement products and services. The jump followed closely on partnership announcements with vendors in the electronics (NetBuy) and print (Impresse) sectors. It is not necessarily the case that these agreements sparked the price increase, but putting them together provides some insight into Ariba's position and future. Read More

A Primer on Lean Manufacturing Using Microsoft Dynamics AX: Case Studies


To enable organizations to support lean and traditional manufacturing practices in a single system, Microsoft Dynamics AX has incorporated lean manufacturing constructs into its package. Several case studies illustrate the use of kanbans in various lean environments.

stock turnover  commonly called a floor stock location or a supermarket location . The right side of figure 1 depicts the factory layout in terms of cells and inventory locations. Subassembly #1 is produced to stock in the subassembly cell, using Part #1B and other purchased components. These purchased components are first received in a stockroom, and then transferred to the floor stock location next to the subassembly cell. Completions of Subassembly #1 are placed in the final assembly floor stock location. Purchased Read More

Sales and Operations Planning Part Three: Game Plan Guidelines


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stock turnover  were kept in floor stock bin locations with bin replenishment based on projected daily usage rates and a min-max reordering policy. Based on end-item demands and product structure information, planning calculations were customized to calculate projected daily usage rates for components and to generate Kanban cards for end-items and some intermediates. A customization provided an orderless approach to reporting end-item output. Only the item number and a completed quantity were reported, which then Read More

Intentia Prepares for Merger with Lawson


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stock turnover  Intentia also released a stock build optimization solution that strives to maximize food and beverage manufacturers' stock mixes and reduce the surplus of finished goods inventory by up to 20 percent to avoid stockouts and product waste. In other words, the solution tackles one of the major issues facing the food and beverage industry—the need to build stock to meet seasonal peaks and promotional spikes. According to reports from the Food Marketing Institute and Grocery Manufacturers of America , Read More

BMC Software Gets Slapped with Class Action Lawsuit


BMC Software,Inc. (Nasdaq:BMCS) gets slapped with a class action lawsuit claiming that BMC insiders made false statements about the strength of sales and integration of acquisitions, sold stock when BMC was trading at an all time high, then announced that third quarter FY00 earnings would be much worse than expected.

stock turnover  F99 EPS - its stock continued to fall to just $36. A spokesman for BMC told TEC that the company had no comment. Market Impact This is an untimely event for BMC. One formidable competitor has been created in Computer Associates with the prior acquisition of Platinum Technology and the recently announced acquisition of Sterling Software. BMC needs to keep executing its business strategy to survive against the combined CA/Platinum/Sterling juggernaut. If BMC fails to execute, they may get run over by CA Read More

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stock turnover  in such a volatile stock market and under investor/regulatory scrutiny, going public as a means of getting some capital investment is still an option -- the most recent examples being Deltek and NetSuite . On the established public vendor side, CDC Software , Epicor Software , Lawson Software and Oracle (if not even SAP too) would be examples of mostly unrelentingly acquisitive vendors in the enterprise applications space. On the other hand, there has been a general feeling lately of a money crunch in Read More

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stock turnover  of trading with the stock jumping 74 percent. Workday was founded in 2005 by David Duffield and Aneel Bhusri following Oracle’s hostile takeover of PeopleSoft. Staying true to these human capital management (HCM) and financial roots, Duffield and Bhusri have built the PeopleSoft of the new millennium and investors have rewarded them richly for their focus and vision. The Workday applications are built from the ground up on top of an object model as, and delivered through the cloud as, a multi-tenant Read More