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With over 25,000 customers, Holland Bulb Farms of Wisconsin (US) needed a more efficient way to sell and market its gardening items on the Web. The company wanted an integrated system to keep track of its growing number of transactions, expenses, and purchases. With Everest, the company found the all-in-one solution it needed?and within the first month of going live, saw a 300-percent return on investment. Learn more.
Related to Companies: Business-to-Consumer Web Sales, Distribution and Warehousing, E-commerce, Electronic Bill Presentment and Payment (EBPP), Electronic Catalog Management, Inventory Analysis and Planning, Inventory Management, Everest Software Inc.
Oracle Accelerate for High Technology: Computers, Peripherals and Consumer Electronics EXECUTIVE OVERVIEW Computers, Peripherals and Consumer electronics (often referred to as consumer electronics) companies face constant pressure to deliver superior customer experience, optimize channel performance, and design agile supply networks.
Related to Companies: Discrete Manufacturing, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Lean/Flow Manufacturing, Software Configuration Management (SCM), Supply Chain Management (SCM), Oracle, Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
This Sector Insight provides key research findings for distribution companies to consider while making inventory management technology decisions. The majority of companies are looking at
Related to Companies: Distribution and Warehousing, Inventory Analysis and Planning, Inventory Management, Production and Supply Planning, Supply Chain Management (SCM), Supply Chain Optimization, Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) Replenishment, Infor, Finance and Insurance, Manufacturing, Transportation and Warehousing
The recent years have shown dramatic boom in product development and it seems most companies are changing and adapting this practice. The numerous benefits promised by outsourcing products and services are enough to lure any company to at least try this new system.
Related to Companies: Xoriant Corporation
As enterprise software vendors have strengthened industry-specific capabilities, these companies have increasingly embraced commercially available enterprise solutions often replacing patchworks of home-grown and point solutions systems to gain a competitive edge within their industry. Growing non-durable goods companies face the same issues as their larger counterparts, but also have special concerns about affordability and speed of deployment.
Related to Companies: Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Inventory Management, Lean/Flow Manufacturing, Supply Chain Management (SCM), Supply Chain Optimization, Oracle, Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
While the advent of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act has focused enormous attention on the financial accountability and internal controls of companies across all industries, company executives recognize that individual business activities do not occur in a vacuum. All functions – such as sales, marketing, manufacturing, service, and even human resources – affect not only the bottom line but also a company’s financial integrity.
Related to Companies: Accounting and Financial Management, Compliance Management/Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance, Strategy, SAP, Finance and Insurance
Executive Summary From July through September 2006 Aberdeen surveyed a total of 454 small companies (those with revenues under $50 million) and found 14% have yet to invest in an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution. Small manufacturers and the ERP vendors that serve them have explored the concept of "ERP Light" for many years.
Related to Companies: Decision Making, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Practices and Business Issues, Software Selection, Consona/Made2Manage Systems, Manufacturing
Over the years, many companies have focused on improving the efficiency of change management. Recently, there has been a shift in perspective on change management. Companies now recognize that better change processes can drive top-line benefits and, thus, companies are developing change management with an eye towards improving speed to market - Engineering Change Management 2.
Related to Companies: Change Management, Product Development and Portfolio Management (PPM), Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), PTC
There is definitely a pervasive belief that midsize companies simply cant afford, cant handle, or cant appreciate business intelligence (BI) . I even run into executives at midsize companies who absolutely believe that companies the size of theirs dont need BI and cant benefit from it.
Related to Companies: Business Intelligence (BI), IBM
Thousands of companies, whether big or small, have been outsourcing a part of their departments and/or projects for years. Today outsourcing industry is expected to grow by 37% annually between 2007 and 2010 because it is much more specialized compared to outsourcing a few years back. One growing specialization under IT outsourcing is product engineering. Many leading IT companies have strategically planned PEO in order to realize significant cost savings.
Related to Companies: Xoriant Corporation
A Time for Impact With continued softness in the economy and increased competitive pressures, companies are finding themselves besieged by investors and corporate boards demanding stronger financial results. This escalating demand for enhanced performance, coupled with the rising scrutiny and skepticism of the financial markets, indicates that fresh and creative approaches are needed to improve bottom line performance and maintain year-over-year corporate growth.
Related to Companies: Management Practices, Outsourcing, Strategy, ICG Commerce
Trusted by more than 25,000 small and midsize customers around the world, SAP offers the industry experience and range of solutions necessary to help companies stay ahead of the competition and succeed.
Related to Companies: Decision Making, Enterprise Management, Practices and Business Issues, SAP
To make appropriate management decisions in many different parts of the business, companies need to anticipate how their business will be affected. This includes direct cost impact as well as the market changes caused by increased fuel prices. Coping with Rising Fuel Costs Many industrial equipment companies operate within other supply chains.
Related to Companies: Supply Chain Management (SCM), Sage, Air transport, Freight transport by road, Transport, Storage, and Communications, Water transport
Banks, credit card companies, lending institutions and international credit bureaus in 22 countries worldwide use the FICO® score to evaluate credit worthiness and risk.
Related to Companies: Accounting and Financial Management, IT Asset Management (ITAM), License Management, Licensing Management, Risk Management, Agilis Software, Finance and Insurance
But some companies consistently outperform the field with respect to supply chain effectiveness and efficiency. These market leaders seem to have greater insight into demand signals and mar- ket forecasts. Their supply chain is responsive to changing customer expectations. And these companies are better able to align inventory and supply plans with their custom- er service goals.
Related to Companies: Collaborative Planning and Scheduling (CPS), Demand Management, Enterprise Application Integration (EAI), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Supplier Relationship Management (SRM), Supply Chain Management (SCM), SAP