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A Retail Sourcing Suite Built on Experience
Eqos's mission is to become the leading provider of global sourcing and supplier management solutions for the retail supply chain worldwide. Today, Eqos

health and beauty scm  electrical appliances, household textiles, health and beauty products, and stationery). Grouped within the Edcon department stores and discount divisions, the above brands cover multiple categories throughout the approximate 1,000 stores located across South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Swaziland, and Lesotho. Eqos Today Consequently, Eqos is currently supporting some of the world's leading retailers by hosting their near 15,000 users (which include retailers, agents, suppliers, and other trading partners)

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Supply Chain Management (SCM)

Supply chain management (SCM) solutions include applications for managing supplier, manufacturer, wholesaler, retailer, and customer business processes. Addressing demand management, warehouse management, international trade logistics, transportation execution, and many other issues for a complete solution, this knowledge base will support your evaluation of an SCM suite. 

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Supply Chain Cost-cutting Strategies


Process industries (chemicals, food and beverage, oil and gas, etc.) face rising manufacturing and logistics costs. And they’re finding that the old strategies for cost containment no longer pack the same punch. Some surveys show that 75 percent of all respondents are redesigning their supply chains to keep these costs in check. Are you one of them? No? You’ve got a lot of catching up to do—and very little time to do it.

health and beauty scm  pulp & paper, and health & beauty aides) have had to cope with rising manufacturing and logistics costs over the past few years. To avoid a 7.96% increase in logistics costs (what the average company has experienced in the past two years), com- panies should follow the roadmap of Best in Class companies, which have been able to reduce costs or keep them flat via supply chain transformation. In the face of the steady run up in manufacturing and logistics costs, the old strategies for cost containment no Read More

Elusive Profits, Expensive Mistakes: the Pitfalls of Overseas Sourcing


Extending supply lines overseas brings new commercial and operational challenges that are far more complex than ever before. Enterprises are exposed to an entirely new universe of costs and liabilities, operations, and resource and management needs. Next generation global cost control systems can help organizations overcome these challenges. These systems help enterprises understand the real time cost impacts and financial liabilities of global sourcing initiatives--while protecting profits.

health and beauty scm  the landed cost of health and beauty care products on its shelves uncovered an astounding 3,500 of 5,200 products that had no contribution or a negative impact on net profitability. They were in fact dead weight or subsidized by the remaining profitable offerings. A diversified Fortune 250 retailer embarks on an initiative to increase from 5 percent to 30 percent a number of material, component and service activities sourced in four low-cost countries, with a projected savings in cost of goods sold Read More

Collaborative Sourcing Solution Vendor Leaves No Stone Unturned


By layering across an organization's current infrastructure and building a sourcing system that needs hardly any training, TradeStone users anywhere can sign on and have the system handle all the intricacies of international trade (without ever experiencing its complexities).

health and beauty scm  consumer packaged goods [CPG], health and beauty, consumer electronics, hard lines, do-it-yourself [DIY], sporting goods, and grocery). These products and services are typically used with customers' existing enterprise systems in order to deliver greater benefits and efficiencies. Prior to the merger, QRS had even broadened its customer base across other segments of the retail industry (through QRS Retail Intelligence Services , it had penetrated the grocery and mass merchant segments). QRS had more than Read More

Challenges of the Future: The Rebirth of Small Independent Retail in America


By any measure, retailers are overwhelming small businesses. More than 95 percent of all retailers have only one store. Almost 90 percent have sales less than $2.5 million (USD), and more than 98 percent have fewer than 100 employees. To compete, small businesses need to be innovative, and understand both personalization and value, and how to execute best practices to build success.

health and beauty scm  Changing demographics Community activism Health care costs Changing consumer attitudes and behavior Urban sprawl and real estate development The Challenges of the Future The changing nature and effectiveness of marketing and advertising Difficulties in product sourcing and merchandise acquisition Speed and overwhelming nature of technological change The need for delivery of higher levels of service Transparency of price and product information Limitation of management skills and capabilities Retail Read More

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 planning, manufacturing planning and scheduling, distribution and transportation management, and inventory management and warehousing.

health and beauty scm  all SCM Products Are Created Equal Overview Amid the hype that pervades vendor marketing campaigns and press announcements, it can be difficult for corporate IT buyers to discern the true capabilities of a given supply chain management suite. In this article, we examine capabilities of five top Supply Chain Management software vendors in several key areas of functionality: material procurement planning, manufacturing planning and scheduling, distribution and transportation management, and inventory Read More

ASP: For The Health of It


5-Year ASP Contract for Internet Healthcare Software Awarded to Healthcare Systems & Solutions.

health and beauty scm  for all life and health benefits offered by the Plan Sponsor. Market Impact Our web applications and dynamic architecture will rapidly establish a powerful Internet-based 'virtual service center' for the physicians, employees, and health plans doing business with The Atlantic Benefits Company, says Robert B. Winters, Executive Vice President of HSS. All participants will be able to gain secure access to claim detail, benefit plans, eligibility, provider directories, as well as personalized health Read More

NetSuite TribeHR Partners with Maxwell Health


NetSuite announced a strategic partnership with Maxwell Health, combining Maxwell’s health-as-a-service platform for employee healthcare and benefits administration with the NetSuite TribeHR human capital management (HCM) platform. Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) can now run all their HCM business processes in the cloud

health and beauty scm  employees to reach a health care concierge for benefits help and use an in-app fitness tracker.   Through the integration, the Maxwell Health solution will act as a benefits enrollment system and serve as the system of record for benefits information and administration, while bidirectional data exchange between the systems ensures that HCM data in NetSuite TribeHR and benefits information in Maxwell Health are always in sync. Read More

Virginia Commonwealth University Health System


This case study describes the complexity of human resource management systems (HRMS)/payroll management when merging two organizations and how Ultimate Software’s UltiPro Workforce Management software helped solve the new challenges arisen from the merger.

health and beauty scm  Commonwealth University Health System This case study describes the complexity of human resource management systems (HRMS)/payroll management when merging two organizations and how Ultimate Software’s UltiPro Workforce Management software helped solve the new challenges arisen from the merger. Read More

Electronic Health Records as a Platform for Change


The use of electronic health records (EHR) has increased rapidly over the past few years, and the healthcare industry is turning to using this valuable infrastructure as a transformational platform to deliver higher quality, more efficient, and patient-centric care. This white paper argues that mapping the capabilities of EHR systems and the availability of EHRs as data sources to the strategic objectives of a healthcare organization—both business and clinical—is the key to extracting long-term value from from EHR data.

health and beauty scm  The use of electronic health records (EHR) has increased rapidly over the past few years, and the healthcare industry is turning to using this valuable infrastructure as a transformational platform to deliver higher quality, more efficient, and patient-centric care. This white paper argues that mapping the capabilities of EHR systems and the availability of EHRs as data sources to the strategic objectives of a healthcare organization—both business and clinical—is the key to extracting long-term value Read More

Balancing Costs, Efficiency, and Patient Care: Analytics in an Era of Health Care Reform


Business analytics can help hospitals assess initiatives, evaluate risk, and produce the actionable managerial reports and dashboards that executives, financial budget managers, and departmental managers need to make better decisions. This white paper outlines the best practices needed to streamline the planning cycle, increase operational efficiency, and empower staff to make better decisions. Download now.

health and beauty scm  in an Era of Health Care Reform Business analytics can help hospitals assess initiatives, evaluate risk, and produce the actionable managerial reports and dashboards that executives, financial budget managers, and departmental managers need to make better decisions. This white paper outlines the best practices needed to streamline the planning cycle, increase operational efficiency, and empower staff to make better decisions. Download now. Read More

Intentia's Movex for Food and Beverage: Gaining a Foothold in North America Part Two: SCM and Other Functions


The SCM features of Movex should assist you in streamlining your operations to make them more efficient and cost-effective. Movex has meanwhile expanded its hardware base and has long added customer relationship management (CRM) modules.

health and beauty scm  s Movex for Food and Beverage: Gaining a Foothold in North America Part Two: SCM and Other Functions Introduction Intentia International AB (XSSE: INT B), a Swedish provider of enterprise business applications for mid-size and large enterprises, has been a major software player off the shores of North America for nearly two decades, developing, inter alia, a well-earned reputation in process manufacturing software for the food and beverage industries. Now, Intentia has set its sights on the United Read More

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 management (PLM). TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic examines the solutions that SAP is offering for supply chain executives to expand beyond the traditional boundaries of SCM, PLM, and enterprise resource planning (ERP).

health and beauty scm  SCM-Stepping Out of Obscurity In all the hoopla about SAP’s recent blockbuster acquisitions of SuccessFactors and Datango (and Crossgate , Right Hemisphere , and Sybase a bit earlier), and with all of the talk about cloud solutions, mobility, SAP HANA in-memory, etc., one might lose sight of the fact that SAP has also been doing a boatload of tacit innovation in-house. At the recent SAP Influencer Summit event in Boston in December 2011, we learned of major new SAP products (recently released or Read More

Simple SCM Document Exchange


Abrica.net is a "software-as-service" collaboration solution that enables supply chain partners, of all sizes, to quickly, easily and inexpensively exchange business documents. To send a supply chain document, simply "print" it to the Abrica printer.

health and beauty scm  SCM Document Exchange Abrica.net is a software-as-service collaboration solution that enables supply chain partners, of all sizes, to quickly, easily and inexpensively exchange business documents. To send a supply chain document, simply print it to the Abrica printer. Read More

TEC 2013 Supply Chain Management (SCM) Market Survey Report


This report gives an overview of current considerations for organizations seeking to purchase a supply chain management (SCM) software solution. Based on aggregate data collected from more than 1,400 SCM software comparisons performed using Technology Evaluation Centers’ (TEC’s) TEC Advisor software selection application during 2012, the report details what TEC data reveals about your peers' requirements for SCM solutions, including functionalities, delivery models and access, customization and integration, server and database platforms, and budgeting.

health and beauty scm  2013 Supply Chain Management (SCM) Market Survey Report This report gives an overview of current considerations for organizations seeking to purchase a supply chain management (SCM) software solution. Based on aggregate data collected from more than 1,400 SCM software comparisons performed using Technology Evaluation Centers’ (TEC’s) TEC Advisor software selection application during 2012, the report details what TEC data reveals about your peers' requirements for SCM solutions, including Read More