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N-Tier Demand Management


The classic bull-whip effect means that the further a supplier is removed from the end consumer, the worse are the fluctuations in demand that they see. This has led many to recommend an n-tier approach to demand management, where everyone gets visibility to the end-customer demand at the same time. In practice, very few companies have been able to actually realize this vision. There are some practical approaches that a few leading suppliers deep in the supply chain are have taken to successfully mitigate the bull-whip effect.

mrp demand forecast accuracy  they have in their MRP plans for individual parts. [1] Aggregating by customer is only worth effort for your top customers (e.g. the top 20% of customers comprising 80% of demand). Demand from smaller customers can be aggregated by channel. [2] Sell-through means knowing your channels'' sales data, in this case the actual sales of the OEM, rather than consumption into their production lines. Avoiding the Multi-Counting Trap Suppliers that are several layers removed from the end-customer in multi-tier Read More

Demand-driven Versus Traditional Materials Requirement Planning


Material requirements planning is a system that strives to plan replenishment just before a withdrawal from stock, which does not work in some manufacturing environments.

mrp demand forecast accuracy  poor delivery performance. Also, MRP is incapable of handling demand-driven, ever-changing manufacturing, working better when demand for a particular product is constant (fairly even) and predictable. If there is any variation, however, then MRP loses many of its advantages and the benefits of using alternative planning approaches increase. In fact, the main flaw with MRP is that it is too deterministic. It is too rigid, as it does not allow for natural variations that occur in real life, such as people Read More

Coordinating Outsourced Manufacturing: A Win-win Proposition for Both Sides of Manufacturing Partnerships


Managing the demands of constant change is one of the biggest challenges facing the electronics manufacturing services (EMS) industry today. Collaboration between original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and contract manufacturers (CMs) can help both sides leverage the supply chain to manage change. Find out about a solution that can help you create a successful collaboration strategy that optimizes your supply chain.

mrp demand forecast accuracy  brought in three full MRP sites''including bills of material (BOMs), supplies, demands, and inventories''along with a couple of partial sites with just inventory, demand, and supply data. The company also implemented its Global Supply Planning (GSP) application, which aligns the latest demand priorities with sourcing guidelines to provide strategic decision support. The outsourcing adding complexity to Lucent''s supply chain also necessitated new procedures, such as the excess and obsolete (E&O) inventory 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 are a few relatively simple steps that will help any enterprise make its supply chain lean. In this article, we will touch on these simple measures—measures that any company can take.

mrp demand forecast accuracy  Tip Three: Run Parallel MRP Processes To clarify, this tip does not have as much to do with running parallel systems for manufacturing resources planning (MRP) as much as it is about delaying the commitment to manufacture to a point where demand is visible, known or certain. Even as companies try to focus on the disciplines normally associated with the idea of a lean supply chain, this another fundamental paradigm shift that must take place within their organization, and it is often overlooked. For Read More

Can ERP Meet Your eBusiness Needs? Part Two: ERP is the Foundation


As a result of this push towards full eBusiness integration, businesses face challenges that force them to push the envelope of business information systems. ERP grew from its predecessors of MRP and MRP II, constantly expanding its solution footprint to address more and more of the needs of the enterprise. As you approach eBusiness, whether you do so eagerly or are dragged there kicking and screaming, you will find your business much more exposed.

mrp demand forecast accuracy  from its predecessors of MRP and MRP II, constantly expanding its solution footprint to address more and more of the needs of the enterprise. Yet ERP was not conceived to look beyond the four walls of the enterprise, regardless of how expansive those walls became, simply because the concepts of MRP and ERP were born in a time when companies were run as independent enterprises with arm''s length relationships with customers and suppliers. Not so long ago, if you delivered a good product on time, at a Read More

On-demand Business Process Management


The most advanced business process management (BPM) applications bridge departmental and geographic boundaries, and manage the flow of documents and data according to sophisticated process rules. And while many would suggest that an on-demand BPM service offering would most benefit small businesses, a real case can be made that such offerings might be more valuable for medium and large businesses.

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Emerging Security Threats Demand Comprehensive Infrastructure Monitoring


A multibillion-dollar crime industry is changing the security landscape. Cyber-theft of intellectual property, customer data, and money is on the rise—directly impact¬ing corporation’s bottom lines. To stay ahead of these targeted attacks, you need a comprehensive view of point secu¬rity solutions and infrastructure monitoring tools—without the cost-prohibitive labor hours involved in manual log analysis or proprietary aggregation tools.

mrp demand forecast accuracy  Security Threats Demand Comprehensive Infrastructure Monitoring A multibillion-dollar crime industry is changing the security landscape. Cyber-theft of intellectual property, customer data, and money is on the rise—directly impact¬ing corporation’s bottom lines. To stay ahead of these targeted attacks, you need a comprehensive view of point secu¬rity solutions and infrastructure monitoring tools—without the cost-prohibitive labor hours involved in manual log analysis or proprietary aggregat Read More

The Impact of Demand-Driven Technology in the SCM Market: IBS


The integration solutions market will be an interesting area of growth. IBS has an attractive offer for companies with complex and expensive business software at the group and headquarters level, wanting to lower costs and quicken implementation in their subsidiaries.

mrp demand forecast accuracy  for production planning. While MRP concerns itself primarily with the quantities of parts and components that a factory has in stock, and the quantities and dates for future requirements, such as How much buffer stock does a factory need to meet demand before re-ordering? ). Conversely, with CTP, the question rather becomes With the present and future consumption of parts and components, how much time do we need in order to cover anticipated consumption in the near future? . Taking the amount of parts Read More

Stressed Testing: Applications Demand Better Test Data Management


Current test data management solutions are flawed in at least one key dimension. Technologies in the emerging Data-as-a-Service (DaaS) category bring the benefits of virtualization to application data, delivering high-quality test data with both speed and efficiency.

mrp demand forecast accuracy  Testing: Applications Demand Better Test Data Management Current test data management solutions are flawed in at least one key dimension. Technologies in the emerging Data-as-a-Service (DaaS) category bring the benefits of virtualization to application data, delivering high-quality test data with both speed and efficiency. Read More

Demand Management, Inc.-Supply Chain Planning for the SMB


Demand Management Inc. has been very busy as of late, with a recent flurry of new products and features. In a series of press releases, Demand Management has recently announced the availability of the Demand Solutions platform as a software-as-a-service (SaaS) offering; configurable workflows that provide alerts for exceptions and escalations; a new predictive lead time capability; and new

mrp demand forecast accuracy  Management, Inc.-Supply Chain Planning for the SMB Demand Management Inc. has been very busy as of late, with a recent flurry of new products and features. In a series of press releases, Demand Management has recently announced the availability of the Demand Solutions platform as a software-as-a-service (SaaS) offering; configurable workflows that provide alerts for exceptions and escalations; a new predictive lead time capability; and new industry-specific business intelligence capabilities. With Read More

QAD On-demand: Performance Made Responsive


Manufacturers today face increasing pressures to boost revenues and secure profitability. But for them to realize the full financial value of these initiatives, they must invest in a system that can quickly and easily implement or consolidate core business applications. With QAD on-demand, businesses can reduce IT complexity and costs with simplified deployment options and complete application management alternatives.

mrp demand forecast accuracy  On-demand: Performance Made Responsive QAD On-demand: Performance Made Responsive If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. For CDC Software, the answer is two-fold. A customer-driven company is one that demonstrates a superior ability to understand, attract, and keep valuable customers. This ability is founded on good customer knowledge and good customer service?listening closely to customer needs and responding with solutions Read More

Replacing Base-level Forecasting with Sense and Respond Demand Management


Significant changes are occurring in the global landscape that require a fresh look at one of the most important business processes in the supply chain—demand management. Companies that more accurately predict product demand and integrate a single view of demand into operational planning are poised to win in today’s competitive landscape. Read this white paper and gain strategic insights for accurate demand planning.

mrp demand forecast accuracy  Base-level Forecasting with Sense and Respond Demand Management Significant changes are occurring in the global landscape that require a fresh look at one of the most important business processes in the supply chain—demand management. Companies that more accurately predict product demand and integrate a single view of demand into operational planning are poised to win in today’s competitive landscape. Read this white paper and gain strategic insights for accurate demand planning. Read More

B2B Demand Generation: How Successful Companies Are Improving Sales and Marketing Results


For decades, solution-selling and marketing methodologies have used the principle of identifying pains associated with business processes, in order to create urgency and demand for products and services. With the foundational premise that marketers need to drive more revenue while optimizing marketing investments, successful business-to-business (B2B) companies have focused on four critical pillars needed to optimize the lead-to-sale process.

mrp demand forecast accuracy  Demand Generation: How Successful Companies Are Improving Sales and Marketing Results B2B Demand Generation: How Successful Companies Are Improving Sales and Marketing Results s If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Score your leads, nurture them and convert them to customers automatically. Silverpop Engage B2B (formerly Vtrenz) is the leading on-demand marketing automation solution forB2B marketers. Source : Vtrenz Inc Read More

Intelligent Response Management Strategies for Managing Demand-Supply Networks


Over 190 companies were surveyed regarding their challenges within demand-supply networks and the top priorities for managing these networks. This paper is based on an analysis of that survey and highlights the need for companies to focus on intelligent response management strategies that bridge planning and execution.

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How One On Demand Vendor Addresses Its Unique Challenges and Competition


As the software-as-a-service market matures, and while it remains appealing to resource-constrained companies, organizations having up to 500 payees, and that are in need of complex compensation calculation and multitier compensation rules, should consider Centive Compel product suite.

mrp demand forecast accuracy  One On Demand Vendor Addresses Its Unique Challenges and Competition Developments detailed in the first three parts of this series lead us to the inevitable challenges that Centive faces. To recap, Centive is now focused solely on the software-as-a-service (SaaS) business model in the enterprise incentive management (EIM) and on demand sales compensation software market. Centive''s SaaS approach has attracted substantial attention from the sales and finance departments of many organizations, and has help Read More