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License Revenue Up At The New Manugistics


Manugistics’ recent rise in license revenues can be attributed to the company’s aggressive sales and marketing initiatives implemented by CEO Greg Owens and his new management team.

revenue forecasting scm  Revenue Up At The New Manugistics License Revenue Up At The New Manugistics S. McVey - July 19, 2000 Event Summary Supply Chain Management (SCM) software vendor, Manugistics Group, Inc., recently reported unaudited results for the first quarter of fiscal 2001, which ended May 31, 2000. Total revenue for the quarter was $50.5 million, an increase of 16% from revenue of $43.7 million for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2000 and an increase of 29% from revenue of $39.2 million for the first quarter ended Read More

Pricing and Revenue Optimization: A Manufacturing Perspective


Pricing and revenue optimization is the process of improving business margins by either increasing unit prices or increasing gross revenues. This type of optimization is fast being recognized as having the capability to help businesses grow margins significantly. In fact, studies have shown that it can add a 15 to 50 percent incremental margin to the bottom line.

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A Tale of a Few Good SCM Players - Part 4


Part 1 of this blog post series followed the genesis of Manhattan Associates from its inception in 1990 throughout the mid-2000s. During this time, Manhattan Associates was the epitome of an impeccable supply chain management (SCM) software company in terms of market share, growth, profitability, and its product capabilities. Indeed, the company set the industry standard for the supply chain

revenue forecasting scm  solid part of RedPrairie’s revenue stream. The  acquired retail store systems mentioned in Part 2  have sold relatively well independently, although even this business has somewhat slowed during the ongoing recession. The total customer count for RedPrairie''s retail products is around 100, with a total of about 30,000 sites. The install base for the  build-to-order (BTO)  manufacturing suite is smaller, with about 30 customers. RedPrairie has cross-sold the retail applications to WMS customers and Read More

IBS-Slow but Steady (and Demand-Driven) May Win the SCM Race


IBS, a conservative Swedish enterprise resource planning and supply chain management, seems to be making right moves to remain the leader within its selected segments. However, the road to becoming uniformly globally recognized player will not be smooth.

revenue forecasting scm  reported a full year revenue of 12 million euro and pre-tax profits of 1.2 million euro. The management of IDS will reportedly continue working in the company, whereas the revenue and profits are expected to increase with the addition of IBS'' network of subsidiaries in twenty-four countries. Also, the investment in IDS'' new competitive products will benefit significantly from the backing and support of IBS and IDS regional subsidiaries around the world. IDS has a twenty-two year history of providing Read More

A Tale of a Few Good SCM Players - Part 1


Throughout the late 1990s and the mid-2000s, Manhattan Associates was the epitome of a well-managed supply chain management (SCM) software company in terms of market share, growth, profitability, and its products’ capabilities. Simply stated, the company set the industry standard for the supply chain execution (SCE) space and was the envy of its competitors. The

revenue forecasting scm  $337 million (USD) in revenue in 2007 and 2008. With the exits of the  erstwhile market co-leader EXE Technologies in 2003  and  Catalyst International in 2004 , Manhattan Associates has since been the SCM company to beat. Trying to beat Manhattan has been  the privately-held competitor RedPrairie Corporation. The company has always been a respected SCE player with equivalent products, but many times smaller (and thus less visible) than publicly held Manhattan Associates. For its part, JDA Software , Read More

Tribridge High Tech Solutions: Revenue Recognition


The ability to effectively and accurately manage revenue recognition and complex contracts can be critical. This document from Tribridge looks at its Tribridge RevRec solution for Microsoft Dynamics NAV.

revenue forecasting scm  High Tech Solutions: Revenue Recognition The ability to effectively and accurately manage revenue recognition and complex contracts can be critical. This document from Tribridge looks at its Tribridge RevRec solution for Microsoft Dynamics NAV. Read More

Driver-Based Planning for Budgets and Forecasting


Line managers and finance staffs are frustrated by the inadequacies of spread-sheet based planning systems for delivering useful budgets and rolling forecasts. A major problem is the disconnect between the operational elements of a business and financial plans. What's missing is driver-based planning, a best practice methodology where financial plans incorporate assumptions about business activities which are modeled to drive financial data such as revenue projections, headcount, spend-ing and capital requirements. Learn how driver-based planning, empowers managers to do better budgeting and, in particular, improve the accuracy and decision making usefulness of rolling forecasts.

revenue forecasting scm  financial data such as revenue projections, headcount, spend-ing and capital requirements. Learn how driver-based planning, empowers managers to do better budgeting and, in particular, improve the accuracy and decision making usefulness of rolling forecasts. Read More

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.

revenue forecasting scm  and Operations Planning Part One: Identifying and Forecasting Demand Sales and Operations Planning Part One: Identifying and Forecasting Demand Featured Author - Dr. Scott Hamilton - December 11, 2003 Introduction A firm''s sales and operations planning (S&OP) process starts with the definition of all demands for the firm''s goods and services. It formulates game plans that drive supply chain activities to meet those demands. Hence, an effective S&OP game plan requires consideration of both demands and Read More

Reference Guide to Supply Chain Management (SCM) Features and Functions


This guide to supply chain management (SCM) functions/features will help you determine which SCM features are a high priority for your organization. Learn about SCM functions and features for WMS, TMS, international trade logistics (ITL), supplier relationship management (SRM), demand management, supply chain analytics, order management, service parts planning, and more.

revenue forecasting scm  channel forecasts; finance for revenue and corporate strategic plans; and manufacturing for shipment or off-the-dock plans. The wide range of professionals involved often creates confusion, poor coordination, and missed business opportunities when sales are missed or excess inventories mount. Ultimately, a process must produce a forecast—one number—upon which the supply chain will act. Collaborative planning Collaboration among trading partners has become standard practice in many industries as more Read More

4 Ways Sales and Marketing Should Use Training to Drive Revenue


This executive report presents findings from SumTotal’s Training and Information Sharing survey of sales and marketing professionals.

revenue forecasting scm  Use Training to Drive Revenue This executive report presents findings from SumTotal’s Training and Information Sharing survey of sales and marketing professionals. Read More

A Tale of a Few Good SCM Players - Part 3


Part 1 of this blog post series followed the progress of Manhattan Associates from its inception in 1990 throughout the mid-2000s. During this time, Manhattan was the epitome of a well-managed supply chain management (SCM) software company in terms of market share, growth, profitability, and its products’ capabilities. Indeed, the company set the industry standard for the

revenue forecasting scm  nearly US$400 million in revenue and a true global presence, with over 5,800 customers in 60 countries and over 1,750 employees around the globe. So, what changed at JDA after the Manugistics assimilation? For one, there is a  new value proposition for both retailers and their suppliers and the company has a stable customer base (i.e., with a balanced mix and diversity). There has also been accelerated product innovation and improved scalability through the  former Manugistics platform, now called JDA Read More

Capturing Revenue In an Evolving, Global Technological Environment


In an ecosystem where margins are getting smaller and alternatives more widely available, any barrier to selling can cripple a company’s overall competitive position. Subtle differentiators in service offerings can win customers away, and revenue from any source may be critical to survival. For companies to thrive in today’s highly competitive and dynamic world of “better, cheaper, faster” they need online systems and infrastructure that are cost-effective and facilitate change quickly and accurately.

revenue forecasting scm  Revenue In an Evolving, Global Technological Environment In an ecosystem where margins are getting smaller and alternatives more widely available, any barrier to selling can cripple a company’s overall competitive position. Subtle differentiators in service offerings can win customers away, and revenue from any source may be critical to survival. For companies to thrive in today’s highly competitive and dynamic world of “better, cheaper, faster” they need online systems and infrastructure Read More

Elementum Does Mobile End-to-end SCM


After about two years of stealth operation, Elementum, a novel mobile cloud platform for holistic supply chain management (SCM), announced that it has more than $60 million in funding and several major customers. The Silicon Valley-based startup has $44 million in Series B funding from Lightspeed Venture Partners and Flextronics (which was also the major pilot customer) and brand name customers like Dyson and Enphase Energy Inc.

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