Home
 > search for

Featured Documents related to »  kanban inventory

Using Inventory Optimization to Reduce Inventory Levels in a Lean Environment
Small and medium businesses (SMB) need to address inventory challenges by using a tightly integrated approach that reflects the dynamics of the extended supply

kanban inventory  stock levels, safety stock, Kanban and economic batch quantities (EBQs) . But these methods fail to take external factors into account, such as supply and demand, resulting in inventory levels that do not truly refl ect market conditions. Inventory optimization solutions take it to the next level. And while these solutions are readily available, they come in the form of boltons that often require ongoing consultancy services - not just during the critical integration and implementation phases - to Read More...
Help Desk for the Health Care Industry
Help Desk is an application for assisting and managing calls for support from computer users. It also includes computer and software inventory tracking along with technical support knowledge bas...
Start evaluating software now
Country:

 
   

 Security code
Already have a TEC account? Sign in here.
 
Don't have a TEC account? Register here.

Documents related to » kanban inventory


Waer Systems—Integration, Process, and Presentation in the Supply Chain
Long known as a supply chain firm with specialized capabilities around warehouse and inventory management, U.K.-based Waer Systems has never been one to sit

kanban inventory  and adjacent technologies (RFID, kanban, vendor managed inventory (VMI), kitting, cross docking and batch/lot tracking). While many would describe (and have described) Waer Systems as a supply chain solutions and services company, Waer prefers to refer to itself as an agile software development company delivering niche supply chain, integration, and business intelligence capabilities to large enterprises. Being a smaller outfit that cannot afford not to be agile (they have some 15 employees), Waer makes Read More...
Production Management Research
Primarily due to rapid development of technology in the past thirty years, the market structure throughout the world has changed considerably. Local markets

kanban inventory  machines. In this strategy, kanban card plays the dual role of controlling inventory as well as triggering production and thereby determining the throughput for different products. Push System On the other hand, the production triggers in the push strategy are based on due dates of customer orders or desired inventory levels. Therefore this system appears to be better equipped for environments with changing product mix, infrequent orders or custom jobs. In push strategy; production is triggered in the Read More...
Enterprise Resource Planning Vendors Address Lean Manufacturing
Intentia, Fujitsu Glovia, QAD, and SSA Global's solutions supporting lean manufacturing are examined. Which areas the extended enterprise resource planning (ERP

kanban inventory  via shipping schedule, broadcast, kanban , or an inventory minimum or maximum signal. Shipping instructions can be received via traditional EDI. Supplier and kanban visualization modules allow suppliers to view shipping authorizations through a Web browser. All the above tools aim to enable lean enterprises to minimize inventory carrying costs and speed the flow of information across their extended supply chain. Supply Visualization QAD MFG/PRO Lean Manufacturing functions operate in conjunction with QAD Read More...
Managing Lean Manufacturing Using Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009
A supply chain management system (SCM) is a critical success factor for implementing lean manufacturing. The SCM system helps define product structure, costing

kanban inventory  the choice of a kanban approach. Fixed kanbans can replenish finished goods inventory at the shipping area, whereas pull-to-order kanbans (for the sales order quantity) can pull inventory at the final work cell to the shipping area. The book's baseline scenarios for Scenario #1 and Scenario #3 illustrate the different locations for finished goods inventory. An additional benefit of locating the finished goods inventory at the final work cell is that production personnel can easily see their inventory Read More...
Case Study: Rowmark LLC Doubles in Size while Reducing Inventory and Customer Service
A few years ago, the top customer complaint for plastics provider Rowmark was shipping errors. For several reasons, customers weren’t receiving what they

kanban inventory  Study: Rowmark LLC Doubles in Size while Reducing Inventory and Customer Service A few years ago, the top customer complaint for plastics provider Rowmark was shipping errors. For several reasons, customers weren’t receiving what they ordered. Problems were traced back to handwritten inventory labels, and manual counting and checking of orders. Learn how the company upgraded the system it already had by adding bar code labels and scanning, as well as other electronic data interchange (EDI) Read More...
RockySoft Corporation
RockySoft Corporation offers web-hosted solutions that optimize supply chain inventory management. The company provides distributors and manufacturers with

kanban inventory  Corporation RockySoft Corporation offers web-hosted solutions that optimize supply chain inventory management. The company provides distributors and manufacturers with an all-in-one supply chain visualization and advanced planning system, to streamline forecasting, planning, and procurement. RockySoft is based in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA. Read More...
Grocery Chain Gains Productivity and Information Visibility for Better Inventory Control


kanban inventory  Chain Gains Productivity and Information Visibility for Better Inventory Control Read More...
Using Supply Chain Design and Optimization to Reduce Inventory
Historically, companies have invested in tactical and operational supply chain technology solutions. These solutions helped model and operate existing supply

kanban inventory  Supply Chain Design and Optimization to Reduce Inventory Historically, companies have invested in tactical and operational supply chain technology solutions. These solutions helped model and operate existing supply chains, without addressing overall supply chain design and strategy. Companies are increasingly turning to strategic solutions such as supply chain design and optimization (SCDO) to help satisfy customer demand while balancing limitations on supply and the need for operational efficiency. Read More...
Customer Success Story: Batchmaster Provides Superior Inventory Control
Superior Quality Foods was growing, but poor inventory control was impacting its profitability. To ensure there was enough stock to meet production needs, it

kanban inventory  Success Story: Batchmaster Provides Superior Inventory Control Superior Quality Foods was growing, but poor inventory control was impacting its profitability. To ensure there was enough stock to meet production needs, it always ordered extra raw materials—just in case. To reduce costs and improve inventory control, Superior chose an enterprise resource planning (ERP) and mobile wireless inventory system—and since its implementation has realized 98 percent accuracy in inventory. Read More...
What Makes Process Process?
The systems dealing with manufacturing, inventory, procurement, and customer order management systems are among the systems that often prove to be the hardest

kanban inventory  Makes Process Process? Originally published - September 21, 2000 An enterprise resource planning (ERP) or supply chain management (SCM) solution has to be selected. The project holds significant value. One way not to deliver on that value is selecting a vendor whose product does not fit the needs of the business. This is common sense, but for process companies, it can be particularly challenging. Process companies, including food, chemical, pharmaceutical, forest products, and others, often have Read More...
What Your Refrigerator Can Teach You about Lean Inventory
A lean supply chain consists of two major components—lean manufacturing and lean distribution—which focus on satisfying customer demand efficiently, at the

kanban inventory  Your Refrigerator Can Teach You about Lean Inventory A lean supply chain consists of two major components—lean manufacturing and lean distribution—which focus on satisfying customer demand efficiently, at the lowest cost, with the least amount of waste. But what if your replenishment strategy is your distribution center’s weakest link? To improve customer satisfaction and achieve efficiency and balance, your replenishment strategy must consider all the key variables. Read More...
Managing Inventory for Optimal Advantage: 10 Common Inventory Mistakes and How to Correct Them
If your company is “fighting fires” daily to meet customer demand, then you’re already losing customers and missing new sales. Today, business is conducted in

kanban inventory  Inventory for Optimal Advantage: 10 Common Inventory Mistakes and How to Correct Them If your company is “fighting fires” daily to meet customer demand, then you’re already losing customers and missing new sales. Today, business is conducted in real time, which requires flexibility and responsiveness. It’s these two attributes—along with reduced costs—that are the most beneficial in managing for optimal inventory levels. Find out how you can better plan and manage your inventory for Read More...
Inventory on the Water: Do You Know Where It Is?
Today, more and more companies are purchasing goods from overseas. But once those goods are on the water, many companies find it difficult to keep track of

kanban inventory   Read More...

Recent Searches
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Others