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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

lean manufacturing concepts oracle  Resource Planning Vendors Address Lean Manufacturing How Are Enterprise Resource Planning Vendors Addressing Lean Manufacturing? Given the current massive interest in lean manufacturing, the time has come for prominent enterprise systems providers to communicate their views and experience in lean manufacturing, and the range of solutions and tools that they offer to support organizations with a lean manufacturing philosophy. What follows are some notable examples of vendors that support many lean tools Read More...
Sorting Through the ERP, Lean MFG, APS, and MES Clutter - Part 2
Part 1 of this blog series started with the fact that the ability to sense demand and become a demand-driven (responsive) business is more than just the catch

lean manufacturing concepts oracle  logical question is whether  Lean Manufacturing  practices can alleviate the abovementioned ERP shortfalls.  As said in Part 1, lean thinking revolves around  the concepts of  takt time (production rate or drumbeat ),  heijunka (load leveling and line balancing ), and manufacturing process redesign to make it more agile (i.e., the ability to quickly change between product runs and reduce setups). In such a setup, a  Visual Production Control (VPC)  that uses common sense visual signals (i.e., 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

lean manufacturing concepts oracle  recently demand flow and lean manufacturing software solution from JCIT, might indicate some deeply thought out process rather than a number of impulse initiatives from the past. Ptak is the VP & Global Industry Executive but the actual relevant product development is still driven by the SCM product pillar under Patrick Quirk. He is one of the other key manufacturing personnel that PeopleSoft has added in the last few years, prior to the J.D Edwards acquisition. The whole move to lean manufacturing has Read More...
Technology Enablers for the Lean Supply Chain
Transforming an enterprise to a lean supply chain requires both enabling technology and discipline. By following some specific guidelines to extend lean

lean manufacturing concepts oracle  described in Moving Beyond Lean Manufacturing to a Lean Supply Chain , lean manufacturing can be extended beyond the shop floor and into other supply chain processes. To do this, companies must assess their production environment and supply chain activities. By keeping in mind some guidelines, a company can effectively transform the supply chain into a lean process. Integrating and Supplementing with Lean Lean functionality must be integrated within, and supplement existing enterprise resource planning Read More...
PipeChain Adds Pragmatism Onto Simplicity
By being able to address the needs of all stakeholders across the tiers of the supply chain network, and with the marketplace/private trading exchange (PTX

lean manufacturing concepts oracle  of Just-In-Time (JIT) and lean manufacturing concepts, and is suitable for lean enterprises that wish to base their operations on real-time data instead of long-range forecasts. PipeChain functions as an information peer-to-peer (P2P) overlay that links together companies with different business systems (ERP or legacy-based) using a principle called ''water supply''. Namely, the flow of goods in a supply chain should emulate the flow of water in a water pipeline - the supplier delivers goods only and as Read More...
Lean Manufacturing: A Primer
Lean manufacturing emphasizes the minimization of the amount of all the resources (including time) used in the various activities of the enterprise. The typical

lean manufacturing concepts oracle  increased interest in the lean manufacturing support philosophy. To understand this trend, one need look no further than the enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems of the 1990s, which, unfortunately, are cognitive (i.e., sending well-devised plans of mice and men , which, without feedback from the real-world would often go astray ) rather than reflexive in nature. In addition, there is a host of other well-publicized MRP-related problems, such as complex bills of material (BOMs), inefficient Read More...
Oracle Delivers New Oracle Retail Allocation Release
Retail is indisputably one of Oracle’s major industries of focus where the giant has made significant investments, both in terms of acquisitions and in-house

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Preparing for Product Development in Process Manufacturing
Combining process industry–oriented product lifecycle management capabilities with process manufacturing–oriented enterprise resource planning ones can help

lean manufacturing concepts oracle  vessels and piping are cleansed to prevent product contamination. A classic example is a brewery, which has to mix and brew a variety of product flavors, handling hundreds or thousands of actions involving the complexities of pipes, tanks, and supplies. When one type of beer is being made, the tank being used to produce it is no longer available for other operations. Effective process enterprise resource planning (ERP) software needs to be able to control how long it takes to fill the tank, determine Read More...
A Primer on Lean Manufacturing Using Microsoft Dynamics AX
Lean manufacturing constructs have been incorporated into the Microsoft Dynamics AX package, enabling firms to support lean and traditional manufacturing

lean manufacturing concepts oracle  Primer on Lean Manufacturing Using Microsoft Dynamics AX New functionality within Microsoft Dynamics AX incorporates lean manufacturing constructs, thereby providing a single system that supports lean and traditional manufacturing practices. This primer focuses on constructs that support basic variations in lean practices and briefly touches on more complex variations. The lean manufacturing application supplements the existing version of Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0 , which has been described in the book Read More...
Plex Manufacturing Cloud Has New User Interface
Making sure that Plex Manufacturing Cloud was fast and easy for the plant worker has always been part of Plex Systems’ DNA, but the product’s computer numeric

lean manufacturing concepts oracle  Manufacturing Cloud Has New User Interface Making sure that Plex Manufacturing Cloud was fast and easy for the plant worker has always been part of Plex Systems ’ DNA, but the product’s computer numeric control (CNC) machine look and feel has traditionally been not that appealing to other roles in a manufacturing company. Over the last year or so, with contracted help from EPAM Systems developers in Belarus and user interface (UI) design suggestions from Two Rivers Consulting , the vendor has 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

lean manufacturing concepts oracle  Lean Manufacturing Using Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 This is an excerpt from the book Managing Lean Manufacturing Using Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 by Dr. Scott Hamilton. The book can be ordered on amazon.com . Reprinted with kind permission of the publishers. Introduction An integrated supply chain management (SCM) system represents a critical success factor for effective implementation of lean manufacturing. The SCM system supports development and consensus for the demand plan, integrates Read More...
Process Manufacturing (ERP)
The simplified definition of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is a set of applications that automate finance and human resources departments and

lean manufacturing concepts oracle  Manufacturing (ERP) The simplified definition of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is a set of applications that automate finance and human resources departments and help manufacturers handle jobs such as order processing and production scheduling. ERP began as a term used to describe a sophisticated and integrated software system used for manufacturing. In its simplest sense, ERP systems create interactive environments designed to help companies manage and analyze the business processes Read More...
What Are Manufacturing Execution Systems?
A manufacturing execution system (MES) can be defined as a collection of business processes providing event-by-event, real-time execution of planned production

lean manufacturing concepts oracle  Are Manufacturing Execution Systems? Originally published - November 29th, 2005 Revised and updated March 5th, 2008 Plant execution software systems have many different scopes, forms, and formats, and they mean different things to different folks. Although plant execution software is used widely in a number of industries, it is rarely described similarly, and its functions are hardly ever identical. An execution system used at an electronics discrete manufacturing facility is similar only in concept Read More...
Case Study: Manufacturing Time: Nicolet Plastics’ Quick Response Manufacturing Strategy


lean manufacturing concepts oracle  Study: Manufacturing Time: Nicolet Plastics’ Quick Response Manufacturing Strategy Read More...

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