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ERP for Distribution Industries

Enterprise resource planning (ERP)—distribution software is designed for companies in the distribution and logistics industries. Traditional distribution businesses focus on moving goods through a supply chain, and the distribution software market has developed products to meet these needs. The software solutions developed for ERP for distribution includes functionality for supply chain management (SCM), distribution process management (DPM), and retail and commerce.  

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Classic Enterprise Resource Planning Solution Shifts Over


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distribution resource planning bom  enables access to the distribution capability of SAP and its partners, but it also provides a significant opportunity to sell SoftBrands solutions to the divisions of SAP''s extensive installed base of enterprise customers. Challenges and Plans While this product offering has generated significant interest from existing and new customers (even before it was fully-integrated and market-ready), SoftBrands will have to be careful not to focus all their energy on Fourth Shift Edition for SAP Business One. The Read More

Vendor Defends Its Strongholds with Focused Enterprise Resource Planning Solution


Strategic Systems International (SSI) needs no special introduction to British process industries (such as consumer products manufacturers and whisky distillers), but it largely remains a well-kept secret elsewhere.

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Master Requirement Planning and Master Production Scheduling Software: Hard Facts Part Two: Materials Requirement Planning and Master Production Scheduling


Most of the manufacturing software vendors have planning and scheduling software which assume either infinite production capacity for calculating quantities of raw material and work in progress (WIP) requirements or infinite quantities of raw and WIP materials for calculating production capacity. There are many problems with this approach. This paper discusses the pitfalls of this approach and how to avoid these by making sure that the software you buy indeed takes into account finite quantities of required materials as well as finite capacities of work centers in your manufacturing facility.

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Demand-driven Versus Traditional Materials Requirement Planning


Material requirements planning is a system that strives to plan replenishment just before a withdrawal from stock, which does not work in some manufacturing environments.

distribution resource planning bom  means that manufacturing and distribution are increasing in complexity. For the manufacturer, this translates into a need to better manage customer demands and expectations, and to respond accordingly. With ever shorter product life cycles in fashion due to shifts in buying trends and marketers attempting to best guess what fickle consumers will desire from season to season, the supply chain cannot afford items that sit on shelves (tying up capital and facing obsolescence). Whether these items are Read More

ERP: When Transparency Becomes Tunnel Vision


The face of manufacturing is constantly changing. As enterprise resource planning (ERP) software evolves and more organizations continue to use ERP solutions, they must find a way to avoid ERP’s “tunnel vision” syndrome as manufacturing continues to grow globally.

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Cliff Notes for the Resource Management MBA


Since human capital makes up the majority of costs for service providers, effective management of resources truly is the high water mark in the services industry. With a strategic focus on the right resource skills, training and availability, services organizations can improve project quality, timeliness, and cost-effectiveness while managing human capital and resource management more holistically. Download this white paper to learn more.

distribution resource planning bom  Notes for the Resource Management MBA Since human capital makes up the majority of costs for service providers, effective management of resources truly is the high water mark in the services industry. With a strategic focus on the right resource skills, training and availability, services organizations can improve project quality, timeliness, and cost-effectiveness while managing human capital and resource management more holistically. Download this white paper to learn more. Read More

Distribution 2008 Executive Summary


This second annual survey of the warehousing and distribution industry, conducted by the Manufacturing Performance Institute (MPI) Census of Manufacturers, explores the metrics, management practices, and business concerns of over 200 US warehouse and distribution facilities. This data is presented in easy-to-understand tables and charts, and may be useful for companies currently facing distribution center challenges.

distribution resource planning bom  of the warehousing and distribution industry, conducted by the Manufacturing Performance Institute (MPI) Census of Manufacturers, explores the metrics, management practices, and business concerns of over 200 US warehouse and distribution facilities. This data is presented in easy-to-understand tables and charts, and may be useful for companies currently facing distribution center challenges. Read More

IBS Enterprise7 for Enterprise Resource Planning for Distribution Certification Report


The IBS product Enterprise7 is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for distribution in the ERP Evaluation Center. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth analyst commentary.

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Sales and Operations Planning: The Key to Continuous Demand Satisfaction


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Outsourcing Supply Chain Planning Processes


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Reduce the Pain of ERP Upgrades with Better Planning


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Succession planning systems manage business risk and ensure leadership and critical role continuity across all levels of an organization. This field guide will explore five critical steps to ensure that you get the most out of your succession planning investments.

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