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Discrete Manufacturing (ERP)
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The simplified definition of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is a set of applications that automate finance and human resources departments and help manufacturers handle jobs such as or...
 

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Operational Excellence: The New Lever for Profitability and Competitive Advantage
Better. Faster. Cheaper. Every company is grappling with these concepts today as economic uncertainty spreads. Though many are focusing on what to eliminate in

airline profitability  a profit. How? The airline simplified seat assignment, operated logistics at a lower cost, instituted quicker flight turnaround times, and lowered maintenance costs by operating one airplane model. These operational improvements not only contributed to positioning the company among the leading low-cost, low-price airlines, but also helped the company free up resources to invest directly in customer relationships a key component of its strategy. Figure 3 shows a strategy map for an organization whose

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HCIMS - Clinical Information System RFI/RFP Template

ADT (admission, discharge, and transfer), Global Requirements, Patient Information, Orders, Plan of Care, Work Plan, Kardex and Summary, Flow Sheets and Vitals, MAR and Medications, Critical Care,... Get this template

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airline profitability  the application to commercial airline maintenance facilities. Also recently, an agreement has been signed concerning deeper technological and commercial collaboration with ABB. ABB has also acquired 3.7% of IFS, which represents 1.8% of the voting rights, through a direct share issue valued at roughly $10 million. The investment by ABB New Ventures strengthens an existing technical and commercial alliance between ABB and IFS. For more than a year, IFS has been developing ways to integrate its business Read More

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airline profitability  Aerospace and Defense The airline industry is constantly undergoing change, and the ability to adjust swiftly is imperative. The need to improve safety while offering competitive prices is an ever-present challenge. That’s why the industry requires solutions in every crucial aspect of business—from accounting and finance, route profitability, human resources (HR), materials management, and enterprise management, to customer relationship management (CRM). Read More

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airline profitability  case for one major airline projects a $250K annual cost reduction for automation of employee pay stubs alone Accelerate internal processes Auto parts manufacturer shortens cycle times from weeks to hours Reduce administration Less manual data entry helps manufacturer reduce administrative FTE count Labor forecasting and scheduling, time and attendance, and operational self-service are all day of operations workforce processes that can yield significant ROI through the use of new workforce technologies. Read More

Pricing Management in a Down Economy -- Part 1


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airline profitability  GT to EXE-cute (Yet) Another Acquisition Part Three: Impact on SSA GT Impact on SSA GT On August 18, SSA Global Technologies ( SSA GT ) ( www.ssagt.com ), and EXE Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXEE) announced the signing of a definitive agreement under which SSA GT will acquire the embattled global supply chain execution (SCE) provider. Under the agreement, a subsidiary of SSA GT will merge into EXE Technologies and all holders of EXE Technologies outstanding common stock will receive $7.10 per share in Read More

AMR Group


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airline profitability  Group AMR is a management consulting firm that helps organizations improve profitability by identifying and resolving problems with software systems, business processes, and staff training. Read More

Oracle Claims The Worst Is Over And Turns To KISS For A Boost Part 2: The Implications


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A Clear-cut Approach to Collections Is Essential for Profitability


In 2002, US suppliers wrote off more than $18 billion (USD) in bad checks. And the bankruptcy picture has certainly not improved since then. Companies that act quickly to secure overdue accounts are the companies that have the best chance of remaining in the black. The SYSPRO Collections Module automates debt collection, and can help address this acute need.

airline profitability  Clear-cut Approach to Collections Is Essential for Profitability A Clear-cut Approach to Collections Is Essential for Profitability If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Maximizing your profitability is only possible with an accurate picture of your costs. With operational costs consuming a high percentage of your revenues, we understand that maximizing yield and keeping strict control of costs and reducing waste in all areas Read More

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