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Driving Costs Out of the Supply Chain: Inbound Logistics
One of the most neglected areas of the manufacturing and retail supply chain is the inbound logistics segment. Following best practices and creating a

logistics and supply chain  of shipments) with inbound logistics and transportation needs (low cost, visibility of goods). The manufacturing or Retail organization needs to ask itself: Is it seeking the lowest integrated total logistics cost, the streamlined (and lowest) JIT inventory for its manufacturing needs or to strike a balance between the inherent conflict between the two aforementioned goals aimed towards achieving an optimally balanced and efficient supply chain? The trend of manufacturer and retailer organizations Read More
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 mana...
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Best Practices: Inbound Logistics - Driving Costs Out of the Supply Chain
This paper discusses best practices observed from the most successful inbound logistics programs of manufacturing organizations in the automotive industry and

logistics and supply chain  the role of third-party logistics (3PL) service providers in terms of transportation and warehousing. Read More
Supply Chain Management Vendor Finds Balance for Service Supply Chains
Click Commerce recognizes that the SCM playing field is highly competitive and fragmented. However, it believes it will remain competitive because its composite

logistics and supply chain  progression of its Network Logistics and next-generation warehouse management system (WMS), towards a J2EE n -tier architecture, pure Java code base, with multiplatform support and database independence. The next generation WMS solution, WMX , scheduled for release in the fourth quarter of 2006, will be based on service-oriented architecture (SOA), and will be deployable as a service-and-use standard open source tool. Salient features will include voice identification and radio frequency identification Read More
The Evolution of the Last-mile Supply Chain
“Last-mile supply chain services” is an evolving segment of the supply chain industry, but a cutting-edge segment that has evolved as supply chain managers

logistics and supply chain  Demo/Loaner program management Reverse logistics and RMA management (including remanufacturing) Custom SC programs Our engagements are tailored to each customer's needs and include services ranging from simple inventory management to accommodate temporary spikes in inventory, to complex engagements that involve transfer of product knowledge, reconfiguration of products, and so on. Why West Coast? From my perspective, it would be good to keep some supply chain activity in the Silicon Valley - help the Read More
Making Your Supply Chain a Competitive Advantage: Implementing S&OP
Improving the supply chain is essential for any company that wants to gain or maintain a competitive edge. To do this, companies are adopting sales and

logistics and supply chain  Supply Chain , Bring Logistics and Supply Chain , Supply Chain Connect , Achieve Supply Chain , Easy Inventory Software , Supply Chain Guide . The current surge of interest in Sales and Operations Planning ' a discipline which has been around for years ' is indicative of companies' growing awareness that improving their supply chain is imperative for gaining or maintaining a competive edge. Businesses, of course, are at various stages along the path to effective S&OP. Some are beginning from scratch, 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

logistics and supply chain  Enablers for the Lean Supply Chain Introduction As 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 Read More
WAM Systems Offers Supply Chain Planning Packaged Solution For Chemicals
Not many people know of WAM Systems, a privately held supply chain management vendor situated in a Philadelphia suburb. Emboldened by growing interest and new

logistics and supply chain  Systems Offers Supply Chain Planning Packaged Solution For Chemicals WAM Systems Offers Supply Chain Planning Packaged Solution For Chemicals S. McVey - January 8, 2001 Vendor Genesis WAM Systems develops and markets Internet-enabled Supply Chain Planning (SCP) solutions exclusively to the worldwide chemical industry. CEO Jack Weiss founded the company in 1987 as a developer of custom solutions to support complex planning and scheduling requirements of polymer manufacturers. Weiss and others observed Read More
Supply Chain Management 101
I covered the basics of ERP previously, and thought I'd move on to supply chain management (SCM), which we're also featuring in tomorrow's TEC Newsletter (go to

logistics and supply chain  management • international trade logistics • transportation management The difference between managing these components effectively and mismanaging them can mean the difference between success and disaster. Why An Effective SCM Evaluation Process is Vital IT disasters are not just for SMBs. Even the biggest companies in the world can trip over their supply chains. In May 2001, Nike announced that sales for the preceding quarter had been $100 million (USD) lower than expected. The official reason, Read More
Micro-verticals, Channels, and New Technologies for Infor Supply Chain
If you are evaluating supply chain solutions in 2014, Infor’s offerings are worth another look, particularly if you have not looked at how Infor is using its

logistics and supply chain  WMS and LMS, CAPS Logistics , ShipLogix , and Arzoon for TMS, and 3PL billing from Provia. Through this journey, Infor has taken the supply chain execution (SCE) assets and combined them into a unified solution which makes up today’s Infor SCE suite, which has a strong presence in North America, Latin America and in Asia. With the launch of Infor SCE in 2011, Infor unified its warehouse management, transportation management, labor management and 3PL billing modules onto one platform, simplifying its Read More
TEC 2013 Supply Chain Management Buyer’s Guide
This buyer’s guide provides an overview of supply chain management (SCM), including an in-depth look at the major issues affecting the supply chain today, and

logistics and supply chain  2013 Supply Chain Management Buyer’s Guide This buyer’s guide provides an overview of supply chain management (SCM), including an in-depth look at the major issues affecting the supply chain today, and explains how SCM software can fulfill these needs. The guide also takes a broad look at major next-generation technology trends and how they are affecting SCM solutions. Included in this guide is a special report on the wholesale distribution industry, with an examination of the challenges facing Read More
Supply Chain Management Audio Conference Transcript
This is a transcript of an audio conference on Supply Chain Management presented by TechnologyEvaluation.Com. The presentation used the TEC patented selection

logistics and supply chain  planning services such as logistics and transportation planning along with its growing cadre of vertical marketplace portals. Portals Less exciting than Internet marketplaces perhaps, but nonetheless important are portals. Vertical portals open a window of communication between supply chain planning vendors and communities of customers, partners, content providers, advertisers, and, in most cases, the general public. A good example of a basic portal (detached from hosted services and procurement) is Read More
E2open Gets More High-tech Supply Chain Clout via SERUS
E2open, a provider of cloud-based supply chain network connectivity, business process management (BPM), and analytics solutions, recently acquired SERUS

logistics and supply chain  Gets More High-tech Supply Chain Clout via SERUS E2open , a provider of cloud-based supply chain network connectivity, business process management (BPM), and analytics solutions, recently acquired SERUS Corporation , supplier of extended supply chain management (SCM) solutions for high tech companies. By combining the SERUS technology with the E2open Business Network , E2open hopes to extend its dominance in the high tech supply chain in semiconductor and technology-driven discrete manufacturing Read More
PeopleSoft Supply Chain Is Music To Mid Market Ears
PeopleSoft has once again proven the naysayers wrong about its ability to sell supply chain management. Its Accelerated Supply Chain Management offering

logistics and supply chain  Supply Chain Is Music To Mid Market Ears PeopleSoft Supply Chain Is Music To Mid Market Ears S. McVey - July 24, 2001 Event Summary PeopleSoft recently announced that O-Cedar Brands has licensed PeopleSoft Accelerated Supply Chain Management (SCM). This mid market solution offers a full suite of Supply Chain Management applications, a rapid implementation methodology and flexible deployment options that give users a predictable implementation timeframe. Accelerated SCM automates core e-business Read More
The Effective Supply Chain: Maximizing Performance of the Entire Manufacturing Enterprise
Today's manufacturing supply chain is challenged with quality mandates, cost reductions, and delivery improvements. Technology plays a key role in a company's

logistics and supply chain  Effective Supply Chain: Maximizing Performance of the Entire Manufacturing Enterprise Today's manufacturing supply chain is challenged with quality mandates, cost reductions, and delivery improvements. Technology plays a key role in a company's ability to build and manage an effective supply chain. Read this paper to learn about the next wave of supply chain solutions and how effective supply chain management of an enterprise reduces costs, lead times, and inventories throughout the entire supply chain. Read More
The Automotive Supply Chain in the New Normal: Analysis of the Industry and its Supply Chain Opportunities
While change is never easy, continuing with an outdated process does not help companies to stay competitive. Learn how transforming your S&OP process from a

logistics and supply chain  Automotive Supply Chain in the New Normal: Analysis of the Industry and its Supply Chain Opportunities While change is never easy, continuing with an outdated process does not help companies to stay competitive. Learn how transforming your S&OP process from a supply-demand balancing exercise to a strategic approach that integrates your entire business can increase supply chain visibility, improve customer service, and ensure a better balance between demand, capacity, and profitability. And know the Top Read More

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