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Kawasaki Plant Switches to Electronic Kanban System Using LANSA''s Technology
There was a new LANSA case study released yesterday that really grabbed my attention. LANSA is a Chicago-based developer and IT services provider that is

kanban system jit  Plant Switches to Electronic Kanban System Using LANSA''s Technology There was a new LANSA case study released yesterday that really grabbed my attention. LANSA is a Chicago-based developer and IT services provider that is primarily known for its solutions for legacy systems users who generally want to upgrade their systems but are not ready to shake the entire company up with an implementation of brand new software. Companies may feel that after many years their existing system is tuned to the company''s Read More...
PeopleSoft Gathers Manufacturing and SCM Wherewithal Part Three: The Manufacturing Industry
Even before the mega merger, PeopleSoft had already set it sights on a bigger manufacturing presence. PeopleSoft’s acquisition of mid-to-large ERP system

kanban system jit  lean manufacturing, all use kanban signals to replenish supplies and are subject to continuous improvement. For more detail on JIT and lean manufacturing and on their impact on ERP, see Trends Affecting Manufacturers and ERP . However, flow manufacturing leverages some additional techniques to help manufacturers create any product on any given day (i.e., through the so called mixed-model production), while keeping inventories to a minimum and shortening cycle times to fill customer orders ever more 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 system jit  providing a work order-less kanban execution system for production, procurement, ordering, replenishment, and Web-based supplier collaboration. Interactive visual graphical boards and advanced alerts for exception messaging are included to increase productivity, while support for integrated lean and traditional environments and hybrid execution (i.e., the co-existence of push-based and pull-based manufacturing) is provided to increase flexibility. In addition, the application is capable of translating an Read More...
Pull vs Push: a Discussion of Lean, JIT, Flow, and Traditional MRP Part Two: Challenges and User Recommendations
While lean/flow leverages practices to stay ahead of actual demand, traditional approaches better coordinate secondary, back-office systems like accounting and

kanban system jit  and on available capacity. Kanban resizing and replenishment techniques — for quickly and automatically calculating the optimal size of kanbans and how often they should be replenished. Operation method sheets (OMS) — graphical instructions explaining each step in the SOE defined for a given line. The ability to reconcile the completion of a product with the back-end ERP system by back-flushing data about inventory, material, and labor, also with operator instructions and production reporting Read More...
ERP Systems and the ETO Manufacturing Market Part One: Event Summary
Users increasingly look for an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system designed for a specific business, since software that combines industry-specific

kanban system jit  The support for the kanban (loosely translated means card, billboard, or sign, and is often used for the specific JIT scheduling system developed and used by the Toyota Corporation in Japan) and the seiban (an identifying number or label attached to all parts, materials, purchase orders, and manufacturing orders that identify them as belonging to a particular customer, job, product or product line, resulting in having separate MRPs within the overall materials requirement planning process) lean or JIT Read More...
System Software Associates Announces Fiscal Fourth Quarter Results - The Agony Continues
On December 1, System Software Associates, Inc., a global provider of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software and services, announced financial results for

kanban system jit  Software Associates Announces Fiscal Fourth Quarter Results - The Agony Continues Event Summary On December 1, System Software Associates, Inc., a global provider of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software and services, announced financial results for its fourth fiscal quarter ended October 31, 1999. Revenue for the fourth quarter was $66.2 million, down 41 percent from a year ago. Software license fee revenue was $23.4 million, while client services revenue totaled $42.8 million in the current Read More...
Choosing the Right ERP System: How to Avoid the Seven Fatal Flaws
Many process manufacturers are realizing that their production, inventory control, planning, scheduling, and costing systems are no longer adequate to support

kanban system jit  the Right ERP System: How to Avoid the Seven Fatal Flaws Many process manufacturers are realizing that their production, inventory control, planning, scheduling, and costing systems are no longer adequate to support their business objectives. But replacing those systems with an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system can be difficult when so many ERP systems were designed for discrete, not process manufacturing. Learn how you can avoid the seven fatal flaws of ERP selection. Read More...
Microsoft Axapta: Design Factors Shape System Usage Part Three: Manufacturing Environments
If you are implementing or considering Microsoft Axapta as your ERP system, or providing Axapta-related services, this note provides an overall understanding of

kanban system jit  Axapta: Design Factors Shape System Usage Part Three: Manufacturing Environments This note is a reprint of Chapter 12 of Managing Your Supply Chain using Microsoft Axapta by Dr. Scott Hamilton, available at Amazon.com and book stores. System Usage in Manufacturing Environments The standardized functionality in an ERP system shapes its usage. Efforts to use the system should be guided by (rather than run counter to) its fundamental underlying design. This section reviews the major design factors Read More...
How to Sell Management on a New IP-Based Phone System
An Internet protocol (IP) phone system transforms your phone system into a next-generation communications hub, complete with technologies that let your

kanban system jit  to Sell Management on a New IP-Based Phone System An Internet protocol (IP) phone system transforms your phone system into a next-generation communications hub, complete with technologies that let your organization improve customer service and cut costs. An IP-based phone system piggybacks on your IP-network, connecting to the public-switched telephone network (PSTN) via your Internet connection. Use this checklist to sell management on a new IP-based phone system. Read More...
3 Key VoIP Phone System Features and How to Use Them Effectively
Telephony is changing as internet protocol (IP)-based phone systems take hold. An IP phone system can deliver calls over the network as clearly and reliably as

kanban system jit  Key VoIP Phone System Features and How to Use Them Effectively Telephony is changing as internet protocol (IP)-based phone systems take hold. An IP phone system can deliver calls over the network as clearly and reliably as the public switched telephone network (PSTN), and more and more companies are even choosing a hosted or cloud-based voice over IP (VOIP) solution over an installed system. Discover three key VoIP features that can help you take advantage of IP telephony. Read More...
Document Management System (DMS)
Document management systems (DMS) assist with the management, creation, workflow, and storage of documents within different departments. A DMS stores documents

kanban system jit  Management System (DMS) Document management systems (DMS) assist with the management, creation, workflow, and storage of documents within different departments. A DMS stores documents in a database and associates important information about the documents, to the documents (known as metadata). Most systems provide workflow engines to design and support document creation, publication, and usage. DMS solutions are often used by insurance and health care industries, government bodies, or other Read More...
Why You Should Take a Hard Look at Your ERP System: Dynamo, Dinosaur, or Difficulty on the Horizon?
Is your business running as well as it should be? Your ERP system may be the dynamo it was intended to be, but if it has become outdated or outrageously

kanban system jit  You Should Take a Hard Look at Your ERP System: Dynamo, Dinosaur, or Difficulty on the Horizon? Is your business running as well as it should be? Your ERP system may be the dynamo it was intended to be, but if it has become outdated or outrageously expensive to operate—a dinosaur or a devil in the making—chances are it is doing more harm than good in today’s increasingly global world. Regardless of your business or industry, the time has come to examine your ERP system dispassionately. Know what Read More...
How to Buy a Phone System
There are many factors to consider when purchasing a new phone system. In addition to planning the scale of your proposed system and how long you expect to use

kanban system jit  to Buy a Phone System There are many factors to consider when purchasing a new phone system. In addition to planning the scale of your proposed system and how long you expect to use it, you should also think about the number and type of features you need, from call hold and speed dial, to computer telephony integration (CTI). Put your money where your voicemail is: find out about the latest phone system features and improve your bottom line. Read More...
Development of an Internet Payment Processing System
This article describes the author''s experience with the development of the first Yugoslav Internet payment processing system. The system''s architecture is very

kanban system jit  of an Internet Payment Processing System Introduction Early in 1999, the author was asked by E-Bank ( http://www.e-bank.co.yu ), one of his clients, to develop the first Yugoslav Internet payment processing system. This client is a Yugoslav payment processing company that uses BankWorks software by RS2 Software Group ( http://www.rs2group.com ) to process transactions made at ATMs (Automatic Teller Machines) and POS (Point Of Sale) terminals. Developing an internet payment processing system in Read More...
11 Vital Questions to Ask When Negotiating for a New Phone System
This white paper addresses vital questions to ask phone system vendors while negotiating a purchase of a new phone system. Tips include making sure your vendor

kanban system jit  Vital Questions to Ask When Negotiating for a New Phone System This white paper addresses vital questions to ask phone system vendors while negotiating a purchase of a new phone system. Tips include making sure your vendor representative thoroughly understands your needs, asking about how they differ from their competitors, exploring extra costs and system compatibility, looking at technical issues that will affect speed and quality, and asking for references. Read More...

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