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Nine Ways to Use ERP to Make the Manufacturing Supply Chain Lean
There are entire books and thorough training and certification processes devoted to lean supply chain practices. But within any manufacturing environment, there

make to order operation mrp  efficient on products that make sense to manufacture in large quantities and to be responsive to products that are best handled as special orders. An enterprise application ought to offer tools that allow production to become pull-based, facilitating processes like kanban . Strong kanban functionality will allow companies to pull products through their supply chain, thus leaning the supply chain, minimizing work in process, maximizing responsiveness, and avoiding stock piling of finished goods. Read More...
Dealing with Chaos: 4 Steps to Manufacturing Success
Manufacturing today is fraught with uncertainties in the supply chain due to a variety of global issues, including weather and exchange rates. You can counter

make to order operation mrp  thousands of manufacturers successfully make the transition to lean by combining best-in-class business application solutions, leading edge technology, and lean business practice expertise with industry experienced professionals. Source : Infor Resources Related to 4 Steps to Manufacturing Success : Manufacturing (Wikipedia) Dealing with Chaos: 4 Steps to Manufacturing Success Manufacturing is also known as : Lean Manufacturing , Manufacturing Solutions , Manufacturing System , Manufacturing Equipment , Read More...
Profitable-to-promise: A New Exciting Era
Any manufacturing business is faced with promising accurate delivery dates for customer orders. At the same time, the manufacturer has to ensure that every

make to order operation mrp  will be able to make decisions whether you will like to accept or reject the order. Sometimes urgent orders come and you will want to determine if shifting or canceling other, not-so-important orders will affect your bottom line. If raw material availability, machine capacity, and production lead time are known at the time of order taking, then it is possible to give a definite delivery date to the customer. This is known as capable-to-promise. If we can also provide information about customer, Read More...
How to Choose a Manufacturing System
If you’ve worked for more than one manufacturing company, you know that each one is different. Different processes, systems, problems—all these variations mean

make to order operation mrp  m.p.h., nor would it make sense to pay a lot of money for a Lamborghini just to keep it in the driveway. Buying functionality you won''t ever need is just a waste of money. Make a careful list of the functionality you really need, adding a few of those would be nice items. Award major points to mamanufacturing systems that have a built-in growth path, especially if you can test-drive advanced functions using your own familiar data. Failure to determine the company''s needs in accounting, mamanufacturing, 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

make to order operation mrp  and use flow to make one product family, which necessitates ERP, MRP, or APS (advanced planning and scheduling) for the rest of the business. While lean/flow manufacturing leverages practices to stay ahead of actual demand, the traditional approaches better coordinates secondary, back-office systems like accounting and human resources (HR) management. Moreover, flow should be a company-wide strategy that does not only impact manufacturing. Thus, many prospects will be more amenable to the flow Read More...
Leveraging IT and Electronic Discovery Technology to Meet the Expected Challenges Posed by Recent Changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
When it comes to electronic discovery, the process of producing digital information as part of a legal matter, ignorance is no longer bliss. An overarching

make to order operation mrp  IT and Electronic Discovery Technology to Meet the Expected Challenges Posed by Recent Changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure When it comes to electronic discovery, the process of producing digital information as part of a legal matter, ignorance is no longer bliss. An overarching requirement is the need for organizations, especially general counsel, to comprehend what information it has, and where. This insight can prove invaluable as parties negotiate conditions of discovery and prepar Read More...
How to Use Talent Supply Chain Management to Overcome Challenges in the Professional Services Market
Professional service providers are starting to apply supply chain management concepts to their strategies for hiring and retaining talent. Adapting to market

make to order operation mrp  to Use Talent Supply Chain Management to Overcome Challenges in the Professional Services Market Professional service providers are starting to apply supply chain management concepts to their strategies for hiring and retaining talent. Adapting to market demands such as globalization and a more sophisticated client base means human resources departments need a complete and integrated process of talent management. But hiring and keeping top talent can also help you increase revenues and increase client l Read More...
Order Promising: Pre-Condition Your Enterprise for Operational Excellence
Simple questions often have complex answers. Whether they are speaking with you on the phone or placing an order on a Web storefront, your customers expect

make to order operation mrp  against your need to make a consistent profit? If you expedite the order, will your margin erode to the point that it will cost you money instead of making you money? Given all of your other orders, do you have the capacity to produce the order by the requested date? Is it more profitable to ship the order from a distribution center hundreds of miles away or to build and ship it directly from the factory? You could use standard lead-times to answer these questions and hope for the best, but if the quoted Read More...
Hosted Unified Communications: What You Need to Know to Determine if it is Right for Your Organization
A true unified communications (UC) solution, integrated with hosted voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) phone service helps improve fluidity of office

make to order operation mrp  collaboration. But before decision makers can decide whether or not a hosted unified communications solution is right for their organizations, they must decide whether or not to adopt cloud (hosted) technology. Find out more. Read More...
From Problems to Ideas through to Innovation
Unsurprisingly, research shows that the majority of companies see their future predicated on how well they can innovate. However, just throwing IT technology at

make to order operation mrp  Problems to Ideas through to Innovation Unsurprisingly, research shows that the majority of companies see their future predicated on how well they can innovate. However, just throwing IT technology at issues in the hope that innovation will happen is not viable. Ideas are ephemeral and easily crushed within the wrong environment. Creating a suitable culture, allied with a well implemented idea management approach combined with strong leadership, is required. Read More...
How to Use Lotus Domino to Publish Policies and Procedures Online
Does your company have a simple way to publish and maintain internal documentation? If people are using workarounds instead of reading documents on the

make to order operation mrp  to Use Lotus Domino to Publish Policies and Procedures Online Does your company have a simple way to publish and maintain internal documentation? If people are using workarounds instead of reading documents on the corporate intranet, it’s a warning sign that there’s no appropriate publishing system in place. But there are alternatives and practical tips that can help you choose a cost-effective solution, based on the familiar Lotus Domino platform. Read More...
How to Optimize ERP to Meet Wholesale Distribution Challenges
Efficient procurement and sourcing. Storing and moving inventories. Attracting and retaining customers. Such challenges have an impact on wholesale distributors

make to order operation mrp  competitiveness, and profits. To make timely and informed decisions that can impact your business, you need answers to questions like “How can I offer value-added services to improve customer loyalty?” Get the answers to this and other key questions. Read More...
A Guide to Microsoft’s BI Ecosystem—Understanding Microsoft’s Approach to BI for the Enterprise
In the last 4 to 5 years, the business intelligence (BI) and data management scene has evolved at an incredibly fast pace. Software pioneer Microsoft has

make to order operation mrp  Guide to Microsoft’s BI Ecosystem—Understanding Microsoft’s Approach to BI for the Enterprise In the last 4 to 5 years, the business intelligence (BI) and data management scene has evolved at an incredibly fast pace. Software pioneer Microsoft has extended the reach of its enterprise software solutions to the BI and analytics space by offering a wide variety of software applications to enterprises for performing BI and analytics capabilities based on different organizational needs and requirements. Read More...

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