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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...
Manufacturing 2007 Executive Summary
For a decade, IndustryWeek and the Manufacturing Performance Institute (MPI) Census of Manufacturers have provided data to US manufacturers. This year, MPI

other consumer goods manufacturing  of wholesaler/distributors (37%) and other manufacturer’s plants (35%). Plants shipping directly to consumer end-customers, other manufacturers’ plants, and other manufacturers’ distribution centers were most likely to report some or extensive integration with their customers: 77% , 75%, and 73% of plants, respectively. Where does this plant directly ship its products? (multiple responses allowed) All Plants U.S. Canada (N) 908 780 128 Direct to end customer (business) 68.6% 68.1% 71.9% Read More...
Process Manufacturing Software: A Primer
This article defines process manufacturing; discusses its formulation, packaging, and pricing issues; talks about interfaces; and provides cautions and caveats.

other consumer goods manufacturing  or computer, on the other hand, can be disassembled and the parts, to a large extent, can be returned to stock. Process manufacturing is common in the food, beverage, chemical, pharmaceutical, consumer packaged goods, and biotechnology industries. In process manufacturing, we talk about ingredients, not parts; formulas, not bill of materials; and bulk, not EAs (each). You may think that we are simply mincing words and terminology. But, as we will see later on this discussion, there is more than a subtle 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...
Lean Manufacturing: Part Two
Part One of the

other consumer goods manufacturing  lean manufacturing, lean principles, lean practices, inventory control, lean process ERP, kanban Read More...
ERP for Food Manufacturing
Today, food manufacturers face significant challenges, including increasing costs, government regulation, safety concerns, low margins, and constantly changing

other consumer goods manufacturing  for Food Manufacturing Today, food manufacturers face significant challenges, including increasing costs, government regulation, safety concerns, low margins, and constantly changing consumer tastes. This white paper examines the food industry’s issues, and explains how an enterprise resource planning (ERP) software solution can help with controlling costs, managing inventory, and meeting government regulations, and outlines some of the key functionality food manufacturers should look for when Read More...
Managing Lean Manufacturing Using Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009
A supply chain management system (SCM) is a critical success factor for implementing lean manufacturing. The SCM system helps define product structure, costing

other consumer goods manufacturing  have special relevance, but other techniques also apply. These include value stream mapping, quality at the source, total productive maintenance, setup reduction, batch size reduction, standardized work, work balancing, production leveling, visual performance data, and continuous improvement. 2 Maturity Stages in Lean Manufacturing Most companies begin their lean journey with a pilot project approach, which represents the first of three maturity stages in lean manufacturing. 3 The pilot project focuses Read More...
Sage ERP X3 (v. 6) for Mixed-Mode Manufacturing ERP Certification Report
Sage ERP X3 (v. 6) is TEC Certified for online evaluation of mixed-mode manufacturing enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions in the ERP Evaluation Center.

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ERP in Manufacturing AXIS
Enterprise resource planning (ERP) provides a necessary infrastructure, along with the transactional detail and system of record that any manufacturing business

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CRM for Manufacturing vs. Regular CRM
A couple of weeks ago, I published a blog post called Customer Relationship Manufacturing. In this blog post, I described the symbiosis between the sales and

other consumer goods manufacturing  have evolved differently than other types of companies during the last decade and face specific challenges. In other words, manufacturing companies are switching from product-centric to consumer-centric strategies. Not so long ago, a company’s approach would be to make products and then try to sell them to customers. Nowadays, the approach is different: they first try to understand what the customer really needs and then design and create products accordingly. Traditionally, manufacturing business Read More...
Harvey Vogel Manufacturing Co.
Learn how Harvey Vogel Manufacturing Co., a metal stamping and value-added assembly company, improved job costing and reporting.

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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

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