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Demand-driven Planning in Manufacturing
Cover-time planning (CTP) is a

manufacturing planning  the Demand-driven versus Traditional Manufacturing Requirements Planning series. In contrast, rather than emphasize planning such as ERP, lean manufacturing and JIT concepts, emphasize the continuous improvement of processes. For example, it emphasizes processes that lead to reduced inventory throughout the supply chain, shorter lead times, and faster cycle times, all enabling improved response to customer demands. Consequently, many vendors have bolstered their commitment to lean manufacturing practices Read More...
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Manufacturing
Manufacturing consists of a variety of production approaches ranging from discrete, process, mixed-mode, and engineer-to-order to make-to-order, etc. In this

manufacturing planning  Manufacturing consists of a variety of production approaches ranging from discrete, process, mixed-mode, and engineer-to-order to make-to-order, etc. In this competitive world, manufacturers cannot rely on just the high quality of their products, on-time delivery, or innovative product design to stay ahead of the competition—they must move beyond these attributes. As manufacturing industries mature, the rules of the game change. Manufacturers are confronted with increasing globalization, 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

manufacturing planning  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 and Read More...
Plex Manufacturing Cloud: Discrete Manufacturing (ERP) Competitor Analysis Report
The discrete enterprise resource planning (ERP) knowledge base addresses discrete manufacturing (distinct items such as auto parts or chairs) as well as non

manufacturing planning  Manufacturing Cloud: Discrete Manufacturing (ERP) Competitor Analysis Report The discrete enterprise resource planning (ERP) knowledge base addresses discrete manufacturing (distinct items such as auto parts or chairs) as well as non-manufacturing industries. Research vendors that support a range of functionality for production planning, shop floor control, and product costing. The knowledge base also provides information on financials, human resources, and other enterprise management modules. Read More...
Planning for Manufacturing Exceptions
No matter how sophisticated your ERP solution may be, the most critical factor in its success will be how well it handles exceptions--the seemingly quixotic

manufacturing planning  for Manufacturing Exceptions No matter how sophisticated your ERP solution may be, the most critical factor in its success will be how well it handles exceptions--the seemingly quixotic mission of planning for the unplanned. These issues outside your established operational parameters can include supply, operational and demand exceptions, and can have a butterfy effect on your enterprise--impacting customer service, purchasing, plant scheduling, shipping and accounting. How well you respond Read More...
Logistics Planning Associates
Logistics Planning Associates, LLC is a supply chain software and consulting business offering solutions to complex planning problems. The company's primary

manufacturing planning  Planning Associates Logistics Planning Associates, LLC is a supply chain software and consulting business offering solutions to complex planning problems. The company's primary product, PSI Planner, was designed to offer manufacturers and distributors a solution for supply chain planning that is not high-cost. Logistics Planning Associates is based in New Jersey, USA. Read More...
Integrate Business Planning for Dynamics NAV
Developed based on the role-tailored integrated business planning model (RTIBPM), the Microsoft Dynamics NAV integrated business planning system automates much

manufacturing planning  the overall level of manufacturing output (production plan) and other activities to best satisfy the current planned levels of sales (sales plan and/or forecasts), while meeting general business objectives of profitability, productivity, competitive customer lead times, etc., as expressed in the overall business plan. In most cases this does not include the financial plan, capital plan and other company strategic goals. IBP is the evolutionary extension of the Sales & Operations Planning concepts. IBP Read More...
Planning and Forecasting: Use Continuous Planning and Rolling Forecasts to Support Adaptive Management
Change may be the only constant in business. But why do so many companies lock themselves into a rigid system of annual plans, budgets, and targets that make

manufacturing planning  not only has the manufacturing sector shrunk dramatically as a proportion of economic activity (now less than 20 percent of total activity in most Western countries), the business environment is far less predictable. Companies must now simultaneously compete and cooperate with each other. Entry-level costs into the markets of the information economy are low, and new competitors can spring from anywhere at any time with new business models that take incumbents by surprise. The steady, continuous change of Read More...
Manufacturing and Distribution Overview
Distribution and manufacturing solutions can help improve customer satisfaction, lower costs, and respond to the changing market. The MAS 500 distribution

manufacturing planning  Distribution Overview Distribution and manufacturing solutions can help improve customer satisfaction, lower costs, and respond to the changing market. The MAS 500 distribution solution is a suite of modules that provides capabilities for tracking, managing, and replenishing. The MAS 500 manufacturing suite provides streamlined integration of routings and bills of material. Read More...
Sales and Operations Planning: The Key to Continuous Demand Satisfaction
All companies use some form of sales and operations planning (S&OP) to synchronize market data with production output. But most practice a planning process

manufacturing planning  resource planning (ERP) , manufacturing resource planning II (MRP II) , integrated supply chain management, sales and operations planning, and demand management, Schorr has assisted many companies in attaining class A performance. He is recognized as one of the leading experts in the areas of sales and operations planning and the interface of purchasing with ERP. Prior to consulting, Schorr served as vice president of operations at Haworth Inc. and as director of purchasing at Steelcase Inc. He is the Read More...
Collaborative Demand Planning
In theory, demand planning is the foundation for profitable operations. But in practice, it is often a difficult endeavor. Accuracy can fluctuate wildly, and

manufacturing planning  Demand Planning In theory, demand planning is the foundation for profitable operations. But in practice, it is often a difficult endeavor. Accuracy can fluctuate wildly, and companies tend to react to inaccuracies with new investments in technology, processes, and people. However, new investments do not guarantee better forecasts. There are often fundamental issues that need to be addressed before achieving positive results. Read More...
CAPTure Workforce Planning
CAPTure Workforce Planning software uses internal data, plus demographic, educational and other trends, to identify talent challenges. CAPTure uses

manufacturing planning  Workforce Planning CAPTure Workforce Planning software uses internal data, plus demographic, educational and other trends, to identify talent challenges. CAPTure uses information from a wide range of sources—human resources (HR) information systems, data warehouses, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, universities, best practices, and organizational expertise—from executive strategy and HR specialist insight to line manager understanding. Read More...
ERP for Manufacturing (SMB) RFI/RFP Template
Financials, Human Resources, Manufacturing Management, Process Manufacturing Management, Inventory Management, Purchasing Management, Quality Management, Sales

manufacturing planning  for Manufacturing (SMB) RFI/RFP Template Financials, Human Resources, Manufacturing Management, Process Manufacturing Management, Inventory Management, Purchasing Management, Quality Management, Sales Management, Product Technology Read More...
Demand-driven manufacturing cross-industry brief
The challenges that face the manufacturing industry today are also opportunities. Manufacturing is being revolutionized in its processes, routines, and ways of

manufacturing planning  driven manufacturing cross-industry brief The challenges that face the manufacturing industry today are also opportunities. Manufacturing is being revolutionized in its processes, routines, and ways of doing business through the growing emergence of order driven production methods. This shift towards demand driven manufacturing is emerging in tandem with the larger currents caused by globalization. This cross industry brief focuses on the manufacturing industry from the standpoint of a demand driven Read More...

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