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ERP for Mill-based and Material Converting Environments

The ERP for Mill-based and Material Converting Environments knowledge base focuses on a range of industrial activities that add value to raw materials by processing them into a form suitable for further manufacturing or for immediate end-use. These activities include traditional mills that turn grain into flour or extract sucrose from sugar cane; the spinning and weaving mills of the textiles and carpets sectors; the rolling plants of steel, aluminum, and other metals semi-fabricators; to the continuous outputs of paper and board mills. 

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Workforce Productivity for the Steel Industry


As has been proven time and again by successful companies, the correct technology, deployed in a well-managed organization with clearly defined estimating, procurement, fabrication, and shipping processes, is more likely to consistently meet customer requirements on schedule and on budget. Learn more about the importance of identifying the correct technology to produce the benefits you need.

cast steel  including by heat or cast numbers, right from your desktop. You have added visibility to subtle process and quality attributes that differentiate your product from the competitions. Integrated seamlessly with your ERP, Radley Product Traceability is so much more than just lot/ serial tracking. You have complete quality control of your production processes with cradle-to-grave attribute traceability. What to Expect You can expect to receive personal attention and prompt response from a dedicated Read More

Case Study: Düker GmbH & Co. KGaA


German iron foundry Düker GmbH & Co. KGaA has a broad product range. Focused on casting and surface refinement, the company manufactures products for a variety of industries. This would be challenging for any business software system. But Düker has had great success with the same enterprise resource planning (ERP) system since 1997. Find out how the company has kept its software current without losing control over its activities.

cast steel  product range. Focused on casting and surface refinement, the company manufactures products for a variety of industries. This would be challenging for any business software system. But Düker has had great success with the same enterprise resource planning (ERP) system since 1997. Find out how the company has kept its software current without losing control over its activities. Read More

Mill Industries: A Generic ERP Challenge


Mills are factories where value is added to raw material by processing it into a form suitable either for further manufacturing, or for immediate end-use. However, general enterprise resource planning software typically does not meet the requirements of these industries.

cast steel  typically consists of rolling cast steel or aluminum into sheets and coils or extruding profiles, which are sold either to manufacturers or distributors. Plastics Industry-specific activities consists of transformation of raw materials as for metals, or production of thermally extruded and formed plastics. Paper Bulk products are usually not delivered directly to printers and packaging manufacturers or to wholesalers and distributors. Paper mills usually produce rolls of paper or card, which are used as Read More

Supply Chain Shorts for the Week of February 18, 2013


Snippets of recent supply chain news... Quintiq, dually headquartered in the Netherlands and Philadelphia, announced this week that Republic Steel has selected Quintiq for campaign planning, order promising, finite capacity planning, inventory optimization, detailed scheduling, and sequencing optimization.Ariba LIVE 2013 is happening May 6–8, 2013, for “procurement, finance, AP

cast steel  Chain Shorts for the Week of February 18, 2013 Snippets of recent supply chain news... Quintiq , dually headquartered in the Netherlands and Philadelphia, announced this week that Republic Steel  has selected Quintiq for campaign planning, order promising, finite capacity planning, inventory optimization, detailed scheduling, and sequencing optimization. Ariba LIVE 2013  is happening May 6–8, 2013, for “procurement, finance, AP, treasury, IT, sales, and marketing” professionals.  The full Read More

Does Supply Chain Management Software Make Sense in Wholesale Distribution? Part 3: Meeting the Objectives


Because the technology has become easier to implement, use, and maintain, many of the challenges to achieving the benefits that supply chain management software applications can provide have been removed.

cast steel  planning software provides mathematical forecasting techniques that deal with seasonal, intermittent, lumpy and trending demand. It can also facilitate different perspectives on forecasts, as well as historical data, at various levels within multiple dimensions such as product, geography, channel, and customer. Equally important functionality gathers inputs to the forecasting process from sales, operations and even customers, lending validity to the final result. This, in turn, helps assure service and Read More

The Collaboration Advantage: Customer-focused Partnerships in a Global Market


Survey data shows that companies want to improve their strategic business partnerships. Reflecting on lessons learned from past business relationships, 60 percent of respondents say that in future they’ll place more emphasis on developing personal relationships and setting expectations with business partners. Find out how these companies are creating collaborative networks that include business partners and consumers.

cast steel  Collaboration Advantage: Customer-focused Partnerships in a Global Market SAP defines business software as comprising enterprise resource planning and related applications such as supply chain management, customer relationship management, product life-cycle management, and supplier relationship management. Source: SAP Resources Related to The Collaboration Advantage: Customer-focused Partnerships in a Global Market : Collaboration (Wikipedia) The Collaboration Advantage: Customer-focused Partnerships Read More

Overwhelmed by Vendor Hype? Head for the Exit Before It's Too Late


Frustrated with all the hype and buzzwords that software vendors throw around? You’re not alone. TEC senior copywriter Larry Blitz and managing editor David Clark take a (mostly tongue-in-cheek) look at software providers’ major language crimes. And what you can do about it.Larry: Dave, some people put software vendors in the same less-than-saintly category as used car salesmen or, dare

cast steel  those who want to cast the impression that they’re speaking from a position of superiority. And why would you want to do business with people like that? I certainly wouldn''t. It’s a sign that your business relationship is likely to be characterized by rigidity and non-responsiveness, or else by incompetence. Of course I''m generalizing, but I think customers need to seek hard up-front evidence that vendors are interested in talking to actual people rather than to themselves. The bottom line: if you Read More

SAP Business ByDesign: ERP for Mill-based and Material Converting Environments Competitor Analysis Report


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PeopleSoft Gathers Manufacturing and SCM Wherewithal Part One: Recent Anouncements


Hiring the former APICS president to head its manufacturing industry efforts a year ago, the high profile acquisition of renowned manufacturing ERP provider J.D. Edwards this summer, and most recently, the acquisition of demand flow and lean manufacturing software solutions from JCIT, might indicate that PeopleSoft has finally gotten its manufacturing creed. Will these moves finally and lastingly establish it as a serious contender in the manufacturing enterprise resource planning (ERP) and supply chain management (SCM) space?

cast steel  for advanced functionality in forecasting and inventory management, since the company operates both manufacturing and after sales or service businesses. Part numbers and requirements overlap, but usage rates are independent. Thus, Relevant''s materials resource planning (MRP) module works within the framework of project control to provide New Wave with a tool that segregates requirements for its manufacturing and service operations by forecasting and planning to two separate global projects . Also, New Read More

SKF Automotive Bearings Co. Ltd.


SKF (AB Svenska Kullagerfabriken) was founded in 1907, with headquarters and a laboratory in Gothenburg, Sweden, and an R&D center in the Netherlands. SKF is the leading global supplier in its field, offering products, customer solutions, and services for rolling bearings, seals and specialty steel, claiming 20% of the world market share. SKF has 80 manufacturing sites employing about 40,000, and an additional 20,000 distributors in 130 countries worldwide. Revenue in 2001 reached 24.6 billion U.S. dollars, and for the first 9 months of 2002, SKF Group’s revenue showed 25.3 billion, grossing 2.04 billion.

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TurtleSpice ERP! (Week 6)


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cast steel  system for the company. Cast your vote at the bottom of this post , and next week I’ll move the scenario forward based on the winning answer. The story so far : Mike Chelonia, TurtleSpice’s comptroller, has been tasked to select an ERP system by his CFO. Facing pressure from his VP Wade Sharkey to short-circuit the selection process and select Big Gun Software, Mike gets a reprieve when Wade Sharkey is over-ruled by the CEO . When supply issues threatened to derail the entire ERP selection project , Read More

Cogep


Cogep is a consulting firm specialized in the management of strategic assets for both public and private organizations since 1989. We provide in-depth expertise and world-class computerized management tools, support companies in activities related to planning, organization and control of the maintenance of strategic assets, (production equipment, vehicles, real estate and technological equipment), inventories and purchases. Backed by experience in the field, along with implementations throughout North America, Cogep has earned the reputation as a company that is close to its customers and that offers top-quality products and services. Since it designs the software, Cogep is constantly adapting and improving its product based on the needs of customers and market demands. Customers benefit from our approach and have immediate access to improvements through their service contracts, at no extra cost. Whether it is through Cogep or our network of partners, our objective is to provide software users with comprehensive support, from decision-making, implementation, to ongoing optimization of the solution. Our team is comprised of engineers, technicians, computer analysts and managers. These professionals, men and women in the field, are attuned to your exact needs; they know your environment and limits. Skilled in making quick and informed decisions, you can trust in our team’s expertise to find the right solution to your needs. Our software is currently in use by a wide range of customers who use it in one or more of the following situations: Production equipment: mines and steel, pulp and paper plants, saw mills, agri-food sector, manufacturers, water and waste treatment plants, petrochemical plants, etc. Building sector: government and municipal buildings, private buildings, shopping centres, office buildings, hospitals, etc. Transportation: truck, bus, train or taxi fleets, municipal service vehicles, specialized heavy equipment, etc. Technological equipment: computing equipment, computerized amusement systems, production robots, specialized medical equipment, etc.

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To continue to expand beyond its European roots and succeed in other markets, Intentia must continue to focus on marketing and sales, both direct and indirect, engaging a number of resellers and executing an aggressive, enticing marketing program, although not at the expense of profit margins.

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RedPrairie and JDA Software Merger, Part Two: How Will it Work and What Should we Think?


On November 1, 2012, RedPrairie Corporation and JDA Software announced their merger. Under the terms of the agreement, the entities affiliated with RedPrairie will effect a cash tender offer to acquire all outstanding shares of JDA common stock for $45 per share. My initial positive and negative thoughts on the merger were outlined in Part One of this blog series. Cynical and jaded market

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