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10 Tips for Perfect (Nearly!) Inventory Accuracy


Even though we have made enormous advances in technology and business processes, many organizations and manufacturers still cannot perform basic warehouse operations without going into reactive mode. This is mainly due to a lack of proper or basic inventory record maintenance and accuracy. Some organizations don’t measure inventory in an accurate manner, or they don’t even have such

accuracy method  inventory and bring inventory accuracy above 99 percent. To achieve this objective, here are few suggestions for organizations that either have a warehouse management system or that are planning to get one. Inventory organization . Make sure your warehouse is organized in an efficient manner so you can identify and receive material inbound to the warehouse, as well as move inventory on customer orders (sales orders) without losing track of what got moved out of the warehouse. This means that the supplier Read More

Sagent Technology Teams for Telco e-Business


Sagent Technology has announced a new vertical application for Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) e-commerce. They have partnered with DSET to use Sagent’s spatial analysis and real-time geographical data access to determine a customer’s qualification for DSL service.

accuracy method  information. Sagent maximizes the accuracy and value of telecommunication companies'' customers and prospects information by seamlessly verifying across multiple platforms, including the Internet, correct address information, adding widely available third-party demographic data, and performing spatial analysis from the service point to the customer''s destination. By doing so, the telecommunications customers'' proximity to the local exchange service is determined, enabling more precise and timely Read More

Smart Software for Service-level Driven Forecasting


The issue of forecasting intermittent demand has been one that has plagued companies forever. Many very smart people have tried to tackle it; many vendors like to say they focus on it. Few vendors make it as singular a focus as Massachusetts-based Smart Software. Principals Charles Smart, Nelson Hartunian (Ph.D.), and Thomas Willemain(Ph.D.) have been studying the issue for almost 30 years, have

accuracy method  a forecast of reasonable accuracy. Service parts, however, often represent a large investment for many companies, sometimes one of the top assets on a company’s balance sheet, comprising thousands of parts, where applying human judgment across the portfolio is often impractical. The most common sources for this type of demand include spare parts, aftermarket supplies, and capital equipment—common needs for enterprises such as mass transit operations, maintenance facilities, service operations, Read More

The Alignment-focused Organization: Bridging the Gap between Strategy and Execution


Aligning your business plans with your method of execution requires more than a peek at financial metrics. Initiatives, tasks, people, and metrics must be aligned with corporate goals. Find out how strategy management software, alone or as part of a performance management solution, can provide clear visual links between individual initiatives and broader goals, and ultimately enhance your business’s overall performance.

accuracy method  be confident in the accuracy of data shared in operational reviews, which enables them to put these reviews to good use. Strategy management software can play an essential role by: Providing visibility into progress When strategy management software is available to employees at all levels, they can report on progress down to the task level in real time  data that rolls up to enable  reporting at project, initiative, and strategic levels. Users can identify and address roadblocks quickly, and be Read More

Syncsort Sigma Manages Database Aggregates


Syncsort, a software vendor with years of experience in the sorting of data, has released a new product called Sigma™, which is designed to produce aggregated data within data warehouses to improve response time and reduce database load. The importance of aggregation in a data warehouse cannot be underestimated.

accuracy method  with speed, ease and accuracy with a new software product unveiled by Syncsort Incorporated. Called Sigma, the vendor states that the product combines a high-performance data aggregate engine with an intuitive graphical user interface. By simplifying aggregation creation, Sigma reduces the time it takes to define and maintain aggregates, saves computer resources when processing aggregates, and dramatically cuts response time for database queries. Having the right aggregates available can improve runtime Read More

25% Less Learning Time? Find the Right Approach to Training


A key challenge in software implementation is getting the end users up to speed with a new system. Training just doesn’t seem to work—or is not fast enough. But what if you could learn how to use a new software in 25% less time, using a method has been around for more than half a century? Find out why the Training Within Industry (TWI) approach works, and how you can use it today to swiftly train your people to use new software.

accuracy method  Less Learning Time? Find the Right Approach to Training A key challenge in software implementation is getting the end users up to speed with the new system. My experience has been that training is more often a failure than a help. At my last job, I found people doing astounding work-arounds to get their work done because they didn’t know how to use the system. There is a surprising but valid reason that managers skimp on training of all types. They don’t think training works. In many cases they are Read More

Managing Product Recalls to Reduce Risk and Minimize Cost


Food and beverage producers need to effectively address the impact of industry-specific requirements and legal mandates on their businesses. Since 2002, the greatest legal impact is in the critical process of handling product recalls. Explore your options for minimizing and eliminating threats to your business—be “emergency ready” by better managing quality control processes and food traceability data. Find out how.

accuracy method  system to ensure the accuracy and coherency of product data The ability to account for by-products, which provides another level of traceability throughout the production process Automated data collection that eliminates the need for keying data into the system (which leaves room for errors and delays) and helps meet the goals of having accurate, readily-available information Finite capacity scheduling that can adjust the schedules for equipment using dedicated processing lines and side-byside machines Read More

Are Spreadsheets Sabotaging Your Profits?


Due to their limitations, using spreadsheets to manage mission-critical business functions is an unacceptable risk. The requirements for finding the right inventory in the right place at the right time are being hampered by spreadsheet forecasts based on inappropriate source data. Packaged software with inventory management and collaborative capabilities will give your supply chain a competitive advantage. Learn how.

accuracy method  must attest to the accuracy and validity of its financial It is unusual to find a spreadsheet that has been designed, developed and tested using the rigorous methods in use by professional software engineers.  statements, is going to force many users to re-examine how they create, use and maintain spreadsheets. Spreadsheet solutions built by non-systems professionals in an uncontrolled environment will not pass muster with auditors evaluating Sarbanes Oxley compliance. . Spreadsheets created for Read More

PeopleSoft on Client/Server and Database Issues


To address questions for a TEC customer, we interviewed PeopleSoft's Michael Daniels. The conversation covered issues in the areas of client/server architecture and database management as they relate to the PeopleSoft Enterprise Resource Planning suite of products.

accuracy method  on Client/Server and Database Issues Event Summary To answer questions for a Technology Evaluation Center customer, a large utility in the northeastern United States, TEC interviewed Michael Daniels of PeopleSoft on how the PeopleSoft ERP product performs in the areas of client/server architecture and database management. Question: Is PeopleSoft designed as a fault tolerant environment? Exactly how is this accomplished? Is the failover manual or automatic? Mr. Daniels: PeopleSoft clients use a Read More

Unity Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)


Manufacturing industries have their own challenges to increase customer value and lower costs. How can enterprises make the most of their resources to create new market opportunities and more efficient supplier and customer networks? An enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution with transparent and hierarchical manufacturing plans can offer increased accuracy, lower inventory costs, and better supply chain performance.

accuracy method  plans can offer increased accuracy, lower inventory costs, and better supply chain performance. Read More

Midwest Spring Manufacturing Company


Learn how Mid-West Spring Mfg. Co., a spring manufacturing and stamping wire forming company, improved inventory accuracy by nearly 100 percent, streamlined operations, enhanced customer service, and improved intelligent analysis.

accuracy method  forming company, improved inventory accuracy by nearly 100 percent, streamlined operations, enhanced customer service, and improved intelligent analysis. Read More

Will a Tool Manufacturer and a Supply Chain Software Vendor "Click" in Matrimony?


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. Only time will tell how easily and tightly their tools will "click" with each other.

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Apriso Launches Global Packaging Solution


Apriso, a provider of global manufacturing software solutions, has introduced a Packaging Solution for Global Manufacturers to better manage complex packaging operations and conversion processes. Manufacturers in the consumer goods, food and beverage, and consumer electronics industries who implement this solution should have up-to-the-minute visibility into and control over plant floor systems

accuracy method  of attaining 100 percent accuracy is further compounded when operating across multiple locations and when operating in environments where change is frequent, such as during a new product introduction (NPI). Consumer-facing packaging with multiple language, labeling, and material tracking requirements demand consistent detail and precision across its production and quality operations to ensure traceability and regulatory compliance initiatives are met. Here is where Apriso’s strengths really come into Read More

Implementing a High Performance Service-oriented Architecture


To solve your data-intensive problems and deal with data storage tasks, you might consider a two-tier method. How? By using service-oriented architecture (SOA) to make distributed systems interoperable. Why? SOA can optimize data storage architecture, transparently and securely, to maximize and optimize access to large quantities of data. Learn about other benefits, and the steps that are best for your IT infrastructure.

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Direct 500, LLC


Direct 500In today's world of highly competitive distribution sales, businesses are looking for ways to improve their call center, estore and catalog sales channels. Direct 500 is designed for organizations with multiple selling channels. Businesses often implement multiple software solutions to meet these many different business requirements. For Example, sales order entry and inventory management, a hosted eCommerce site that is not connected to their ERP software, spreadsheets to track marketing campaigns and many manual processes to overcome the shortcomings of a non-integrated solution. Direct 500 was built on the Sage MAS 500 ERP platform to meet these business needs with a single integrated solution.Call CenterCall centers are usually high volume order entry departments. Speed of entry and accuracy of data is critical. Direct 500 provides an enhanced sales order entry search engine to speed the lookup of current customers or prospects. It provides multi-field lookup using Postal Code, Last Name, Company Name, Phone Number and email address.Once the customer is located, Direct 500 focuses on speed of entry and access to information for the operator. We want the operator to be focused on serving the customer and not worried about the deals and promotions that they need to track on a manual sheet - we have incorporated all of this logic in the sales order entry module.eStore Many distributors offer their products on their website. However, many do not have an estore that is integrated with the ERP software. Ultimately, is serves as a glorified fax machine.The Direct 500 estore is an extension of MAS 500 and the Direct 500 call center capabilities. The business rules for pricing, sales tax, freight, credit card processing and many others that are defined for sales order entry are extended to the estore.MarketingDistributors that sell through multiple channels often face challenges in tracking sales, marketing campaigns and their effectiveness. Direct 500 offers a multi-level source code that tracks how new customers are created and the source of each new order, providing valuable analysis data for the business.Integrating source codes with the Call Center and the eStore provides the business with an effective promotion and analysis tool set. For Example, an email blast with integrated source codes and promotions can automatically take the buyer to a special offer on the eStore, complete the shopping cart with the promotion and place the order in MAS 500 with no interaction from the call center staff.Fulfillment Many distributors that sell through multiple channels are high volume shipping organizations. These companies can live or die by their shipping costs. Address accuracy, shipping and handling calculations and on time delivery determines if these companies thrive or barely survive. Direct 500 provides extensive shipping capabilities focused on simplifying the Call Center and eStore transactions. Shipping methods have been expanded with features to allow shipments by address types, restrictions by postal codes and countries. Shipping charts can be defined by geographical region and level of service. Direct 500 also offers integration to StarShip, allowing customer to have a calculated freight and handling charge straight from the StarShip rate tables. The Direct 500 SolutionThere are many ways multi channel sales organizations can address their individual business requirements. However, addressing the business need as a whole requires a well designed application that provides the company with a call center, estore, marketing and fulfillment business solution.

accuracy method  Speed of entry and accuracy of data is critical. Direct 500 provides an enhanced sales order entry search engine to speed the lookup of current customers or prospects. It provides multi-field lookup using Postal Code, Last Name, Company Name, Phone Number and email address.Once the customer is located, Direct 500 focuses on speed of entry and access to information for the operator. We want the operator to be focused on serving the customer and not worried about the deals and promotions that they need to Read More