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Tightening the Chain-Supply Chain Cost-cutting Strategies
As companies struggle to control costs, the supply chain and management of supply resources have come under scrutiny. The supply chain is one area where a

maximizing supply chain efficiency  are many approaches to maximizing the efficiency and reducing the costs of a supply chain. One must consider the type of supply chain currently instituted, and closely analyze how these methods can benefit the current structure. It may be useful to follow a road map for supply chain evaluation: Assess the current supply chain and identify all bottlenecks and anomalies. Once identified, create a plan on how these situations can be corrected. Evaluate the options and possible costs, and calculate the Read More

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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

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Transportation Management and the Adaptive Supply Chain Network
To respond to the demands of today’s highly competitive global environment, traditional linear supply chains are evolving into complex, global ecosystems. These

maximizing supply chain efficiency  smooth shipment-tender processes, and maximizing the use of equipment. With network routing software, companies and LSPs can find the optimal solution to these situations. Shipping and Receiving Facility Constraints The facilities of companies and their customers can become constrained. It is common for drivers to wait more than an hour to load or unload their vehicles due to dock constraints. Careful planning and execution can reduce the time shipments wait in line and help the LSP's drivers manage Read More
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

maximizing supply chain efficiency  minimizing work in process, maximizing responsiveness, and avoiding stock piling of finished goods. Regardless of how many sites you manufacture at, your enterprise application should provide for operations at multiple sites . Because, as you begin to think in terms of your supply chain, its encompassing vendors, distributors, and customers, plus distribution centers and warehouses, you really are, by default, operating in a multisite environment. The better you can integrate and plan for cohesive Read More
Rethinking the Supply Chain: Meeting the Complexity Challenge
The requirements of operating in a global, just-in-time (JIT) market have made supply chains much more complex than they were 10 years ago. Much of the software

maximizing supply chain efficiency  face the same pressures: maximizing profitability early and often is a key mandate for all companies, regardless of industry. To meet these requirements, manufacturing and distribution companies have spent enormous sums on supply chain management software, with total industry spend at over $6 billion in 2006, and climbing to over $10 billion in 2010, according to industry estimates. With total spend this large, it's not surprising that average deal size has grown as well, with one top tier vendor's Read More
Supply Chain Consultants (SCC)
Supply Chain Consultants (SCC) is a provider of supply chain planning software. The company was founded in 1993. SCC solutions address the areas of

maximizing supply chain efficiency  Chain Consultants (SCC) Supply Chain Consultants (SCC) is a provider of supply chain planning software. The company was founded in 1993. SCC solutions address the areas of forecasting, demand management, collaborative planning, inventory management, production planning, scheduling, distribution planning, and sales and operations planning (S&OP). SCC products and solutions have been implemented at over 200 locations around the world. Read More
Maximizing Product Development Value
Creating high-value portfolios is simpler when the factors that create and destroy value for a project are clearly identified, quantified, and managed over the

maximizing supply chain efficiency  Product Development Value Creating high-value portfolios is simpler when the factors that create and destroy value for a project are clearly identified, quantified, and managed over the life of the project. Focusing on portfolio and project value throughout the product lifecycle can unlock the hidden potential missing in many portfolio management processes. Learn how product portfolio management (PPM) solutions can help you quantify project value. Read More
Managing Risk in the Global Supply Chain
Global fashion supply chains face a “perfect storm” of risk factors, ranging from volatile materials prices and skyrocketing shipping costs, to uncertainty

maximizing supply chain efficiency  Risk in the Global Supply Chain Global fashion supply chains face a “perfect storm” of risk factors, ranging from volatile materials prices and skyrocketing shipping costs, to uncertainty about the outcome of legislative trade initiatives such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Download this white paper to find out how NGC’s Web-based Supply Chain Management (SCM) and Global Sourcing system can help. Read More
Collaboration: The New Standard in the Supply Chain
Collaboration is becoming more and more critical to managing the supply chain process. Collaboration can take many forms in the supply chain, such as visibility

maximizing supply chain efficiency  The New Standard in the Supply Chain Collaboration is becoming more and more critical to managing the supply chain process. Collaboration can take many forms in the supply chain, such as visibility, data sharing, collaborative forecasting, outsourcing, sharing resources, or joint processes. Context is needed to understand what is meant by collaboration . In this report, TEC Research Analyst Bob Eastman looks at collaboration and how it relates to demand planning and forecasting, sales and Read More
Service Chain Information will Transform the Total Chain
Moving to a performance-based service business model will have huge implications for the whole value chain. Its principle is to manage for outcomes—procure

maximizing supply chain efficiency  Chain Information will Transform the Total Chain Introduction Spending time with very diverse sets of businesses—from Combatant Commanders in the military to a dishwasher repair business, the obvious facts continue to haunt me—and probably a huge amount of business people—is the lack of real information about what happens to products once they leave the manufacturer. From a hot bumpy ride (RFID sensors, anyone) to a lost shipment bound for Iraq, everything that happens has some kind of Read More
TAKE Supply Chain
TAKE Supply Chain, a division of TAKE Solutions, Inc., offers flexible, accessible, and mobile supply chain software solutions that deliver increased accuracy

maximizing supply chain efficiency  Supply Chain TAKE Supply Chain, a division of TAKE Solutions, Inc., offers flexible, accessible, and mobile supply chain software solutions that deliver increased accuracy, visibility, and responsiveness inside an organization's four walls and with trading partners across the globe. TAKE software solutions offer a high level of configurability, integration, and deployment options. This helps to significantly reduce the historical compromises between time to value, total cost of ownership, and optimal Read More
Case Study: Wausau Supply
The main business challenge faced by Wausau Supply@an American distributor of building materials@was its ability to provide next-day delivery to small lumber

maximizing supply chain efficiency  Study: Wausau Supply The main business challenge faced by Wausau Supply—an American distributor of building materials—was its ability to provide next-day delivery to small lumber yards and to a greater number of conglomerates. But Wausau didn’t have an up-to-date system for back-office or logistics operations, and needed a new enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution with visibility into its inventory at all locations. Find out more. Read More
Electrical Efficiency Modeling for Data Centers
Conventional models for estimating the electrical efficiency of data centers are grossly inaccurate for real-world installations. Electrical loss estimates are

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New Data Triggers for International Supply Chain Finance
Corporations have drastically changed their global supply chain models over a short period. The market is also in the early stages of migrating to data

maximizing supply chain efficiency  Data Triggers for International Supply Chain Finance Introduction Global Business recently interviewed over one hundred major retailers and manufacturers, global transportation and logistic companies, financial institutions, and global trade vendors to assess existing and emerging trade data and document solutions. As part of that exercise, we discussed, with each segment, their views on international supply chain finance. There are four transformative forces driving corporate global supply chains: 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

maximizing supply chain efficiency  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 th Read More

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