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Yes, We Have No Bananas: Consumer Goods Manufacturers Serve Demanding Customers
Consumer packaged goods manufacturers have to measure the most important metric of all: orders delivered on time, in full. To accomplish this requires

other consumer goods manufacturing  cleaning products, or any other product stocked and sold by supermarkets. The customers—huge, powerful, and demanding supermarkets and retail chains—want products manufactured to-order, with lead times often measured in hours rather than days or weeks. In fact, in the sector it is routine to deal with delivery lead times shorter than the time actually needed to make the product. To top it all off, this circumstance is often bundled with highly variable forecasts, which shatters any vestige of Read More
Demand-driven Planning in Manufacturing
Cover-time planning (CTP) is a

other consumer goods manufacturing  for traditional and the other for highly automated environments versions, are sometimes needed to cover all the necessary functionality for efficient operations and the management of warehouses. They provide the tools and functions for optimizing the use of space, while automating reception; put-away; location replenishment; picking; warehouse maintenance; packaging, shipping; radio frequency (RF); storage and product definition; and warehouse administration and monitoring. Some users have optimized Read More
Lean Manufacturing: A Primer
Lean manufacturing emphasizes the minimization of the amount of all the resources (including time) used in the various activities of the enterprise. The typical

other consumer goods manufacturing  American companies, on the other hand, had an abundance of manufacturing capacity and resources, and dominated the Japanese market by flooding it with low cost products. However, they still had some shortcomings, since they provided little product variety and had rigid, top-down production processes that limited their ability to respond to increasingly changing customer demands. Toyota Motor Corporation realized the only way it could survive was to provide the Japanese consumer (and the global customer Read More
Using Demand to Modulate Consumer Packaged Goods Supply Networks
Traditionally, the consumer packaged goods supply has been driven to market mostly by upstream manufacturers. But progressive companies are realizing the

other consumer goods manufacturing  communicating with retailers and other distributors, the sales team started funneling demand intelligence such as in-store promotion plans and (in some cases) POS information. Additionally, order fulfillment metrics were redesigned and customized across all channels to measure exactly what was important to these customers. On the manufacturing side, the batch sizes of random medium- to low-volume products were reasonably increased to prevent schedule changes, and the batch sizes of steady high-volume Read More
Business Intelligence for Consumer Packaged Goods: Actionable Insights for Business Decision Makers
Consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies have made big investments in data collection and integration. But, much of the data from their IT systems hasn’t been

other consumer goods manufacturing  cheese and dairy, and other convenience or grocery food items. Among its successful products, the company counts seven brands worth over $1 billion and 50 brands worth over $100 million. And with 90,000 employees and 159 manufacturing plants worldwide, it is truly a global player. Szafranski explains Kraft''s complex situation: The challenge in the consumer goods industry for us and a number of our peer companies, is the complexity and magnitude of data that is needed to get a complete picture of the 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

other consumer goods manufacturing  information; they also need other kinds of input to make sound accounting and mamanufacturing software decisions. And that''s what this booklet is all about. We''ve distilled what we''ve learned from our many successful customers and have structured it to deliver useful information to: People who are managing mamanufacturing manually and need to automate. People who are using entry-level software and want to move up. People who have old systems and are ready for new technology. So why would a software Read More
VISIBILITY.net for ETO Manufacturing Certification Report
VISIBILITY.net is TEC Certified for online evaluation of enterprise resource planning (ERP) for engineer-to-order (ETO) manufacturing solutions in the ERP

other consumer goods manufacturing  Visibility,VISIBILITY.net,ETO Manufacturing,ETO ERP software,ETO ERP solution,ETO manufacturing ERP,engineer-to-order manufacturing ERP Read More
Process Manufacturing: Industry Specific Requirements Part One: Introduction
As with any manufacturing operation, process manufacturing has special system requirements such as formulas, unit of measure conversions, and packaging recipes.

other consumer goods manufacturing  customer orders. On the other hand, in discrete manufacturing you would expect to see one computer at a time coming down the production line. For a quick refresher on process manufacturing, peruse the articles, Process Manufacturing: A Primer or What Makes Process Process . The remainder of this article focuses on process manufacturing. However, to say process manufacturing functions are the same in all industries is tantamount to saying that a Ferrari and a Ford truck are simply means of getting from poi Read More
Case Study: Proxy Manufacturing


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ISA-95 Enables Manufacturing Analytics
Manufacturing analytics is fundamental to enabling an enterprise to run at peak performance. For management to achieve this condition, it needs to have an

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Bar Codes in the Manufacturing Process
Today’s business software packages depend on real-time data collection to provide information crucial to the entire manufacturing operation. As more companies

other consumer goods manufacturing  Miles Technologies,erp,rfid,bar code,erp system,system erp,material management,materials management,production control,erp systems,erp management,production control planning,production planning control,rfid software,erp mrp Read More
Lean Tools and Practices that Eliminate Manufacturing Waste
A number of lean manufacturing tools and practices have long been used to reduce manufacturing waste. These include the five S''s, visual controls, standardized

other consumer goods manufacturing  flow. Accordingly, TPM and other advanced enterprise asset management (EAM) options increase equipment reliability, and thus improve availability, reduce downtime, reduce product scrap (and wasted time managing that scrap), and increase machine tolerances (and consequently quality). As a further aid, diagnostics management features can automatically identify situations where the current maintenance strategy is not working and trigger a continuous improvement review. This often requires support for Read More
Reference Guide to Discrete Manufacturing ERP Software Functions and Features
This reference guide provides insight into the discrete manufacturing ERP features and functions currently available on today’s market. It will help you

other consumer goods manufacturing  environment, as well as other enterprise management modules. Other modules (quality, sales management, and product technology) can be integrated with the system according to your needs. To learn more about the distinction between discrete ERP and process ERP, see Process ERP vs. Discrete ERP Differentiation .   About this Discrete ERP Guide Our ERP discrete RFP template contains about 4,000 criteria; consequently, we’ll focus here on the “big picture” features. You’ll note that we’ve brought Read More
Best Manufacturing Scheduling Systems
The market place is awash with many kinds of manufacturing scheduling systems. Due to the dynamic nature of the manufacturing shop floor, it is of utmost

other consumer goods manufacturing  material. Additionally, in some other cases, there could be different priorities for materials to go through different machines or work centers. To be able to schedule your machines to maximum capacity, your scheduling system should be flexible enough to take care of these factors. A dynamic material routing component can easily deal with all of these situations. Dynamic Machine Speeds In most cases, the speed of the machine depends, on material which is being processed. So a machine will have different Read More

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