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SAP SCM-Stepping Out of Obscurity
Major new SAP products are being released in the realms of supply chain management (SCM), manufacturing execution systems (MES), and product lifecycle

forecast accuracy improvement scm  intelligence (i.e., forecast error, forecast bias, and intermittency). On the side of supply chain intelligence, there are the mean lead-time, in-transit inventory, order processing/goods receipt, and lead-time variability factors. Finally, production variability comes from the mean schedule attainment and schedule attainment variability factors. Based on scalable Oracle ’s Java Enterprise Edition (J2EE) architecture, SAP’s EIO offering is synchronized with either SAP ERP or SAP APO transactional Read More
Charting a New Course in Effective Distribution Supply Chain Management
Wholesale distributors that pursue growth while neglecting supply chain effectiveness are putting their long-term survival at risk—usually for no good reason

forecast accuracy improvement scm  calculating the SKU/location end-demand forecast with the intent of improving buy accuracy and cutting significant inventory from the operation. Subsequent planned steps include: driving the demand forecast through allocation planning; reconciling incoming levels against distribution center capacity requirements and inventory histories and, eventually, applying the forecast to both labor and shipping requirements. The initiative is projected to reduce total inventory in the supply chain by 13% with Read More
The Art, Science & Software Behind (Optimal) Retail Pricing - Part 5
Part 1 of this series expanded on some of TEC’s earlier articles about companies’ need for better pricing management and optimization practices. This series

forecast accuracy improvement scm  store-specific advertising messaging Improved forecast accuracy via a single version of consumer demand, which in turns reduces excess inventory while improving customer service levels Any Concrete Results and Metrics? In summary, by doing optimized item pricing, a retailer can gain visibility into the impact of a pricing decision on the supply chain and drive more profitable decisions related to store clustering, pricing rules, promotional opportunities, and cycle times. The following are JDA’s Read More
Identifying the ROI of a Software Application for SCM Part 1: We Need To Know Now
If you are not experiencing organizational stress in some of the areas where the benefits may occur, then perhaps a decision to invest in supply chain

forecast accuracy improvement scm  look for an exact forecast of return on investment (ROI) from the purchase of a supply chain management application. At least four very real challenges make such perfect information elusive. Commonly, executives meet these challenges with responses that are not carefully considered. The challenges and the corresponding reactionary refrains are as follows: Limited time exists to perform analysis - We need to know now! Business analysis skills are lacking - We are looking for the vendor to tell us! The Read More
Case Study: Peerless Pump
Peerless Pump has been designing, engineering, and manufacturing pumps for more than 80 years. The company was basing component stock levels on historical data,

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Pursuing Manufacturing Excellence through Real-time Performance Management and Continuous Improvement
Today’s manufacturers are feeling pressures from many directions. Dynamic market needs, increased compliance requirements, more distributed manufacturing

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Not all SCM Products Are Created Equal
In this article, we examine capabilities of five top Supply Chain Management software vendors in several key areas of functionality: material procurement

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Pronto Xi Dimensions: Supply Chain Management (SCM) Competitor Analysis Report
Criteria in this knowledge base pertain to managing supplier, manufacturer, wholesaler, retailer, and customer business processes. Addressing demand management,

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Lean Operational Improvements That Last From Islands of Improvement to Enterprise-wide Excellence
Many discrete manufacturers have adopted lean manufacturing approaches, but haven’t pursued lean improvement methods. Even those that have report only small

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How Best-in-class Plan, Budget, and Forecast in Today’s Dynamic World
Prospects for the global economy remain precarious. But effective financial planning, budgeting, and forecasting can enable successful decision making even in

forecast accuracy improvement scm  Best-in-class Plan, Budget, and Forecast in Today’s Dynamic World Prospects for the global economy remain precarious. But effective financial planning, budgeting, and forecasting can enable successful decision making even in periods of unprecedented change. Dynamic financial planning enabled through five key elements—process, organization, knowledge management, technology, and performance management—give business leaders the tools to take action and emerge even stronger. Find out how. Read More
Financial Forecasting: Room for Improvement for People, Process and Technology
Preparing an accurate forecast in this volatile business climate is challenging. Still, it is critical for businesses to be able to predict outcomes for the

forecast accuracy improvement scm  Technology Preparing an accurate forecast in this volatile business climate is challenging. Still, it is critical for businesses to be able to predict outcomes for the next month, quarter or year, and be able to respond quickly when the actuals vary significantly from the forecast. Forecasting may be equal parts art and science, but the most dialed-in enterprises report using a solid, collaborative process for generating accurate forecasts. Read More
Macola ERP Supply Chain Management (SCM): Supply Chain Management (SCM) Competitor Analysis Report
Criteria in this knowledge base pertain to managing supplier, manufacturer, wholesaler, retailer, and customer business processes. Addressing demand management,

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Newman Technology Cuts Inventory Costs by 25 Percent; Achieves 98 Percent Inventory Accuracy
Newman Technology was using a paper trail system to manage a lot of traffic, and realized that it needed a modern-day solution for production accuracy and

forecast accuracy improvement scm  Technology Cuts Inventory Costs by 25 Percent; Achieves 98 Percent Inventory Accuracy Newman Technology was using a paper trail system to manage a lot of traffic, and realized that it needed a modern-day solution for production accuracy and accountability. It needed a robust tool and disciplined processes for managing its inventory, purchase orders, and accounts receivables. Learn how Newman Technology improved its communication with suppliers and gained visibility into suppliers’ operations. Read More
Furniture Manufacturer Improves Inventory Accuracy by 85 Percent with RFID-capable WMS
Fraenkel Company is an employee-owned manufacturing distributor of household furniture and related products and services. The company created a sophisticated in

forecast accuracy improvement scm  Manufacturer Improves Inventory Accuracy by 85 Percent with RFID-capable WMS Fraenkel Company is an employee-owned manufacturing distributor of household furniture and related products and services. The company created a sophisticated in-house ERP system in the early 1990s. However, homegrown software can be unwieldy to maintain and difficult to upgrade. In 2001, Fraenkel saw a solution that offered more advanced capabilities, and implemented VAI’s S2K Enterprise Edition for Manufacturing. Read More
Supply Chain Management (SCM)
Supply chain management (SCM) solutions include applications for managing supplier, manufacturer, wholesaler, retailer, and customer business processes

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