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How One Distributor Played Wal-Mart's Distribution Game-And Won
As a supplier to Wal-Mart, appliance manufacturer Haier America was required to implement a radio frequency identification (RFID) tagging system. To satisfy

fixed asset labels  RFID chips contain only fixed data about the shipped carton. Therefore, there is no connection between the RFID chip and Haier's network, eliminating opportunities for hackers to infiltrate its network. As part of the RFID design effort, VAI also incorporated interpretation of Haier's universal product codes (UPC) to Wal-Mart's Global Trade Identification Numbers (GTIN) . This important component guarantees that Wal-Mart's RFID system recognizes Haier's products at the point of delivery. Currently, the

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CMMS – EAM

Enterpise asset management (EAM) solutions support maintenance management tasks. Asset management systems typically enable planning, controlling, and monitoring of physical asset events. EAM typically includes computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) functionality, fleet maintenance, workflow, reporting, and other areas that touch upon asset management practices. 

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RedPrairie Makes a Smart Turn into SaaS WMS


My attendance of RedPrairie Corporations’ RedShift 2010 user conference (for the first time ever) confirmed what I have long sensed about the company’s corporate culture and its install base. That is, the previous blog series on a few supply chain management (SCM) players has, inter alia, expressed my opinions about RedPrairie (formerly McHugh Software), and I believed that

fixed asset labels  model, customers pay a fixed monthly cost of US$1,200 per site/facility with unlimited users. There is also a one-time US$4,000 setup fee. Such appetizing functionality and price should help RedPrairie finally attract the lower end of the market. The E2e WM offering has been too complex and an overkill for SME's (as I could feel during the overwhelming RedShift WMS session). For its part, SmartTurn expects to have more doors opened at larger companies that would have in the past questioned its Read More

Innovative Approaches in the Free-for-all World of Value-added Resellers


The universe of existing applications partners is relatively stable; some occasional movement from dropping one product in favor of another occurs naturally, and no vendor is immune to losing partners. But some innovative vendors are doing their best.

fixed asset labels  strongly advised to require fixed time and cost contract commitments from both vendors and vendor affiliates. The scripted scenario demonstration phase of an enterprise system selection process is the perfect opportunity to put candidate packages through their paces, and prospective users must exercise this prerogative. However, instead of letting vendors (including VARs) take charge of the demo and perform their flashy dog and pony shows, the companies should unequivocally insist on vendors showing Read More

Food and Beverage Industry: Overview of Software Requirements


The food and beverage industries have very special needs, many of which are externally regulated. Read on to discover some of the unique challenges and software requirements for these industries.

fixed asset labels  accounts receivable (AR), and fixed assets; financial control, specifically budgeting, cash flow, and standard and actual cost accounting; human resource (HR), specifically payroll and time and attendance; production and manufacturing; order taking; and customer service. However, there may be additional and integrated modules not normally found in ERP packages. These modules may be worth investigating to determine if a vendor can supply this functionality later, when and if needed. This functionality can Read More

Manufacturing Environments and Integration with Other Functions


This continues a reprint of the summary chapter from the book Managing Your Supply Chain Using Microsoft Navision by Dr. Scott Hamilton.

fixed asset labels  sales order processing. A fixed asset purchase can represent the acquisition or maintenance of a fixed asset, where the line item indicates the fixed asset identifier. Additional information must be indicated on the purchase order line item for an acquisition, and the receipt transaction updates information in the fixed assets application. A fixed asset can also be sold, where the sale order line indicates the identifier for a fixed asset and the sales price, and the shipment transaction updates Read More

Asset Management


Asset management is crucial for businesses that wish to keep costs down while running an efficient service. Waer Systems has taken its experience in controlling inventory and has applied it to the management and reservation of an organization’s assets. Waer’s cloud-based solution, WAERlinx, provides companies with the resources to systematically process operations, maintenance, and the upgrading of assets, cost-effectively.

fixed asset labels  Management Asset management is crucial for businesses that wish to keep costs down while running an efficient service. Waer Systems has taken its experience in controlling inventory and has applied it to the management and reservation of an organization’s assets. Waer’s cloud-based solution, WAERlinx, provides companies with the resources to systematically process operations, maintenance, and the upgrading of assets, cost-effectively. Read More

A Brief Word on Asset Management and Laptops


Disconcerting? That's hardly what one feels when losing a laptop, and when it's stolen ... ?  Lackadaisical, however, seems to be the approach most enterprises take when it comes to safeguarding laptops. The theft of a laptop is devastating to a company, because data is so precious. It's not just a matter of losing trade secrets, which is also a major concern, but a person's name is one of the

fixed asset labels  Brief Word on Asset Management and Laptops Disconcerting? That's hardly what one feels when losing a laptop, and when it's stolen ... ?  Lackadaisical, however, seems to be the approach most enterprises take when it comes to safeguarding laptops. The theft of a laptop is devastating to a company, because data is so precious. It's not just a matter of losing trade secrets, which is also a major concern, but a person's name is one of the most important assets she has (remember Tina Turner ?). The theft of Read More

Quantifying the Value of Software Asset Management


If you’re not up to speed on the key benefits of software asset management (SAM) solutions, this overview can help. Additionally, you’ll learn about the areas where an SAM solution can deliver the most tangible, quantifiable cost savings to your company. You’ll also learn how to calculate the potential return on investment (ROI) on an SAM solution in order to present senior management with a compelling business case.

fixed asset labels  the Value of Software Asset Management Quantifying the Value of Software Asset Management If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Simply put, Software Asset Management ( SAM ) is a business process that can help you reduce your licensing costs and optimize your software assets. Source : SAManage Resources Related to Quantifying the Value of Software Asset Management : Software Asset Management (SAM) (Wikipedia) Read More

EAM versus CMMS: What's Right for Your Company? Part Two: Integration Concerns


In most cases, companies will acquire enterprise asset management (EAM) software but the interfaces to external systems will have to be constructed.

fixed asset labels  versus CMMS: What's Right for Your Company? Part Two: Integration Concerns Integration Concerns Many of the benefits from enterprise asset management (EAM) software result from the ability to exchange data from other systems and subsystems. These interfaces are not trivial in design or construction. For example, one of the simpler interfaces involves inventory. Namely, EAM software needs access to inventory to determine the availability of repair parts, whereas your manufacturing system needs access to Read More

EAM versus CMMS: What's Right for Your Company? Part Four: IFS and Intentia Responses


The primary benefit of enterprise asset management (EAM) is the reliability-centered maintenance. Let’s face it: any process that can help you improve what you are doing now and enables you to do it better in the future is the best thing since "sliced bread". Providing data to feed back into a process can only increase operational revenues and decrease maintenance expenses. Nonetheless, beware of EAM vendors explaining the ease with which these interfaces can be constructed and modified in the future based on new software releases.

fixed asset labels  versus CMMS: What's Right for Your Company? Part Four: IFS and Intentia Responses Vendor Responses Although both vendors, IFS AB (XSSE: IFS) and Intentia (XSSE: INT B) are showing surprising resiliency in a difficult market, they are often still regarded as just regional rather than uniformly global players. For example, still nearly two thirds of IFS' sales are in Europe, almost a third is in North America, and it has sporadic single digits percentages elsewhere in the world. Conversely, while Read More

Seeing the Opportunity in Asset Management


As financial resources become scarcer, maximizing return on assets (ROA) is becoming a key corporate strategy. Unfortunately, metrics governing asset performance are not always available in real time, and are often of low or mixed reliability. Improving visibility into asset performance can help management streamline processes and make better decisions that can ultimately deliver superior corporate results. Find out more.

fixed asset labels  the Opportunity in Asset Management As financial resources become scarcer, maximizing return on assets (ROA) is becoming a key corporate strategy. Unfortunately, metrics governing asset performance are not always available in real time, and are often of low or mixed reliability. Improving visibility into asset performance can help management streamline processes and make better decisions that can ultimately deliver superior corporate results. Find out more. Read More

How to Use Projects to Master Asset Management


IFS co-founder Ulf Stern and senior advisor Anders Wilhelmsson discuss how project management functionality that is tightly integrated with enterprise asset management (EAM) and asset lifecycle management (ALM) tools is essential to executives of asset-intensive industries. Lacking this integration, valuable asset data is lost and asset utilization cannot be maximized.

fixed asset labels  to Use Projects to Master Asset Management IFS co-founder Ulf Stern and senior advisor Anders Wilhelmsson discuss how project management functionality that is tightly integrated with enterprise asset management (EAM) and asset lifecycle management (ALM) tools is essential to executives of asset-intensive industries. Lacking this integration, valuable asset data is lost and asset utilization cannot be maximized. Read More

Case Study: Fixed Asset Problems Become Yesterday’s News for The Washington Post Company


The Washington Post Company (WPC) needed a system to manage tax and asset depreciation from 25 companies, while allowing each company to independently add fixed assets and generate reports. With more than 100,000 fixed assets throughout the company, this was no minor task. But with the new Web-hosted fixed assets management solution, WPC accesses all data in real time, saving time and ensuring accuracy. Find out how.

fixed asset labels  Study: Fixed Asset Problems Become Yesterday’s News for The Washington Post Company The Washington Post Company (WPC) needed a system to manage tax and asset depreciation from 25 companies, while allowing each company to independently add fixed assets and generate reports. With more than 100,000 fixed assets throughout the company, this was no minor task. But with the new Web-hosted fixed assets management solution, WPC accesses all data in real time, saving time and ensuring accuracy. Find out how. Read More

Global Asset Sustainability: Breakthrough Lean Best Practice Counters Rising Energy Costs


Leading companies are reducing energy consumption and costs as a top-priority initiative—with benefits ranging from more efficient operations to increased shareholder value, improved environmental conditions, and new market opportunities. A global asset sustainability approach will give you opportunities to further lower costs while ensuring reliable operations in all your properties, plants, and equipment. Learn how.

fixed asset labels  Asset Sustainability: Breakthrough Lean Best Practice Counters Rising Energy Costs Infor EAM Asset Sustainability Edition has redefined asset management from a solution that helps you maintain and extend the life of your assets to a solution that also can help you lower costs by reducing energy consumption. Source : Infor Resources Related to Global Asset Sustainability: Breakthrough Lean Best Practice Counters Rising Energy Costs : Sustainability (Wikipedia) Global Asset Sustainability: Read More

American Eurocopter: Meeting Government Regulations for Asset Management




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