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Sales and Operations Planning Part One: Identifying and Forecasting Demand


An effective sales and operations planning game plan results in fewer stock-outs, shorter delivery lead-times, higher on-time shipping percentages, a manageable amount of expediting, and improved customer service. Several guidelines are suggested to improve a firm's sales and operations planning process and the effectiveness of each product's game plan. This is an excerpt from the book Managing Your Supply Chain Using Microsoft Navision.

mrp market forecasting  replenishment method based on MRP logic. Other Sources of Demand Visibility of all demands is critical to formulating an effective S&OP game plan. Surprise demands can cause shortages that impact customer service or production and result in expediting. Some sources of demand may need interpretation or alternative ways to express the demand, as illustrated in the following examples. Customer Schedules . Customer schedules represent a combination of sales orders (in the near-term) and forecast (in the Read More

SAP for Chemicals: A Packaged Solution for Mid-market Companies


Packaged solutions for the chemicals industry are available from SAP and selected partners. Still, given a number of other viable solutions, prospective users will have to decide whether SAP would indeed be the best solution without the packaged option.

mrp market forecasting  and material requirements planning [MRP]), and then going through product development (recipe management, customer collaboration, and quality management [QM]), procurement, manufacturing, and sales and distribution. The process loop closes with financials and controlling (the flagship SAP FI/CO module, which features product cost controlling, profitability analysis, and overhead cost controlling). About the Authors Predrag Jakovljevic is a principal analyst with Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC), with Read More

Can Webplan Reconcile Planning and Execution? Part Two: Market Impact


Increasingly, every user company's success is contingent upon its ability to make an almost immediate finished product or service delivery to customers. As supply chains become more dynamic and operate in near real-time, the lines between planning and execution continue to blur, which bodes well for their functional convergence. Thus, some supply chain execution (SCE) vendors have started to move beyond pure execution to offer some planning and optimization capabilities, often with the "adaptive" moniker.

mrp market forecasting  data from the host MRP/ERP system and then regenerate the changed materials plans quickly. The intent has been to allow a planner to create and simulate a new plan and share it with other planners, managers, customers, and suppliers. A slew of additional modules that have meanwhile been added to this core tool have supported the expanded decision structure (i.e., multiple planners, multisite master production scheduling [MPS] and capacity requirements planning [CRP]) needed to approve and act on a new Read More

A Semi-open Source Vendor Discusses Market Trends


A response to trends in the open source software market comes this time from relative newcomer provider xTuple. This vendor’s footprint isn’t entirely in the open source door, however, with OpenMFG, its commercially licensed solution with an open source infrastructure.

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Planning, Budgeting, and Forecasting Software Evaluation and Selection Guide


Enterprise planning—budgeting, forecasting, and reporting—is a crucial component of financial management that contributes to companies’ success. However, planning is often seen as a time-consuming burden. Find out how an enterprise planning system can help you deliver more timely and reliable plans and enhance strategic decision making, to more quickly identify, analyze, and forecast the impact of changes as they occur.

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TEC's BI State of the Market Report


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Welcome to the CRM Mid-Market Abyss-PeopleSoft


As the market shifts from sophisticated enterprise CRM implementations to the more competitive and overcrowded mid-market-large enterprise vendors tend to step on mid-market vendor's toes. The real concern is to determine whether the mid-market cultural and functional differences are well understood and acted upon or do the large players simply offer a smaller mockup of their existing enterprise solutions. This article, which evaluates the PeopleSoft mid-market CRM solution, is the first of a series of research articles that focus on the mid-market applications provided by large CRM vendors.

mrp market forecasting  to the CRM Mid-Market Abyss-PeopleSoft Event Summary TEC reviewed the PeopleSoft Preconfigured Mid-Market Solutions because it has taken an important share in PeopleSoft''s overall customer base. With over 1,100 customers from the small and medium enterprise (SME) market, The Pleasanton, California, PeopleSoft (NASDAQ: PSFT), not only establishes its market dominance along with Siebel (NASDAQ: SEBL) and SAP (NASDAQ: SAP) as an enterprise solution provider, but also demonstrates its capability to Read More

Mid-market Strategies: Innovation for the Midsize Enterprise


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mrp market forecasting  market Strategies: Innovation for the Midsize Enterprise Small and midsize companies must improve their decision-making abilities to respond quickly to changing market conditions—and compete with larger competitors. Better decision making means having the right insight into the right information. Performance management solutions can help by linking strategy with execution so managers have the insight to grow revenue, reduce operating costs, and improve processes. Learn more. Read More

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Market Impact of Lawson-Intentia Merger


The Lawson and Intentia merger might create a much-needed, strong statement for the market, and provide the mid-market with more options. It may also decrease the negative momentum both companies have experienced in the frenzied and rapidly consolidating enterprise applications market.

mrp market forecasting  Impact of Lawson-Intentia Merger Market Impact While we do not indulge in speculating who is likely to merge with whom in the highly tectonic enterprise applications market, we have to admit that the merger of Lawson Software , Inc . (NASDAQ: LWSN) with Intentia International AB (XSSE: INT B) had not crossed our mind before it actually happened. (For details on the merger announcement, see New Lawson Software''s Transatlantic Extended-ERP Intentions ). The move was quite a surprise, since both Lawso Read More

10 Strategies for Choosing a Mid-Market ERP Solution


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mrp market forecasting  Strategies for Choosing a Mid-Market ERP Solution Are you a midsized company looking for an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution? Now''s a great time to buy. Not only are the traditional mid-market ERP vendors hungry for your business, but so are the big players. Top-tier ERP vendors like SAP, Oracle, and Microsoft are chasing midsized buyers like never before. And everyone''s willing to compete to make you their customer. So how do you make the most of this information? Find out in 10 Strategies Read More

HR State of the Market


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mrp market forecasting  State of the Market Times have changed. Global competition is forcing small and midsized companies like yours to compete not only for customers, but for talented employees as well. With a shortage of skilled workers looming throughout the western world, it''s more important than ever to manage your human resources (HR) effectively—and TEC''s HR State of the Market can help. In this informative guide, you''ll learn about the HR issues that are most vital to your company : recruitment and retention Read More

Is Enterprise Market Consolidating? Exactly!


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mrp market forecasting  include material requirements planning (MRP), advanced planning & scheduling (APS), product configuration, and customer relationship management (CRM). From the above it appears that Kewill has some material management functionality overlap with Macola ES product, but the products'' respective strongholds in manufacturing (Kewill) and services, distribution, and financials (Exact Software) could bode well for the merger. Also, both companies'' reliance on the Microsoft''s technology, and Kewill''s stability Read More

Dell Takes Over the #1 Spot in the U.S. PC Market


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mrp market forecasting  Takes Over the #1 Spot in the U.S. PC Market Event Summary Latest figures show that Dell Computer Corporation has now passed Compaq Computer Corporation, and taken the top spot for U.S. PC market share. This is the first time Dell has reached this position for the overall PC market, and symbolizes the leadership fight between Compaq and Dell. The numbers for the market, both US and worldwide, are shown in Tables 1 and 2, below. In addition to gaining the top US spot, Dell has increased its share of Read More