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HighJump Grows in a Period of Low Growth Through Adaptable, Broad Function Products Part Four: Challenges and User Recommendations


The competition is becoming relentless given a slew of WMS vendors delivering sophisticated collaboration, visibility, and SCEM functionality. Further many of them are also consistently profitable and have more visibility and mindshare.

rf electronics  task interleaving, and selectable RF, label and paper by work area requirements. HighJump, as well as most of its peers, will thus have to further craft a not easily emulated value proposition that would fend off the deepening foray of ERP vendors into the SCE market. While the ERP vendors had not originally designed their systems to deal with the constraints and exceptions, inter-enterprise visibility and real-time information in mind, the situation is going to change rather sooner than later. As the Read More

Can Lilly Software Get More VISUAL?


Lilly Software’s financial success and double-digit revenue growth during the recent years have been attributable to its strong offerings and efficient distribution model for its target niche. However, the future is not going to be quite so bright unless the company overcomes serious challenges.

rf electronics  (WMS) capabilities. VISUAL DCMS RF-enabled WMS application within the VISUAL suite, impressed Cerqa with its advanced functionality to track costs and manage inventory from point-of-receipt through storage and shipping. There are quite a few WMS players in today''s marketplace, but not many with robust warehouse capabilities found in VISUAL DCMS. Smaller still is the number of companies that provide an integrated supply chain suite, which is what makes Lilly Software''s solution unique, says Raymond Read More

Provia Tackles RFID in a Twofold Manner Part One: Recent Annoucements


The fact that the size does not necessarily mean everything in the enterprise applications space might be proven by Provia, which certainly still continues to differentiate its value proposition despite its smaller stature and quieter nature compared to most of its adversaries. Most recently, it would be its early embrace of RFID through two offerings for different levels of RFID needs: 1) ViaWare WMS--RFID compliant product, for intrinsic RFID enablement of many processes within the supply chain, and 2) the RFIDware add-on module, for achieving outbound RFID tag application only.

rf electronics  by 2005. Consequently, traditional RF terminals will still be used and bar codes are not going to be discontinued in the foreseeable future. Still, Wal-Mart suppliers have also been searching for ways to leverage their RFID investments within their own organizations in addition to merely fulfilling the ultimatum placed upon them. To that end, Wal-Mart has recently offered to supply information to its suppliers regarding the status of RFID tagged products as they progress through Wal-Mart''s supply chain. Read More

3M Wraps Up HighJump, While Retalix Shops OMI International Part One: Recent Events


It appears that instead of a direct intra-market consolidation, some smaller, but profitable, undercapitalized, and undervalued warehouse management and supply chain execution vendors have lately found a shelter under wealthy, more visible parent companies with complementary products.

rf electronics  time been experimenting with RFID tags. The conglomerate''s lesser-known Library Services Division already sells librarians everything from Tattle-Tape magnetic security strip to book-tracking radio transmitters, and security checkouts with alarms. 3M''s brands include icons such as Scotch , Post-it , Scotchgard , Thinsulate , Scotch-Brite , Filtrete , Dyneon , and O-Cel-O . Serving customers in more than 200 countries around the world, with its 70,000 people, the company has established expertise, Read More

When will RFID Hit Main Street?


The desire for improved visibility, tracking, etc. stands out as a critical issue to global firms. Most firms don't know how to get started. But as the cultural knowledge begins to spread, training comes on-line, and success stories start to get out.

rf electronics  this is not an RFID initiative one can visualize the electronics industry getting on-board, for their own industry needs, as well as compliance to the various industries they serve. AIAG Automotive Industry Action Group Trace and track for tires— AIAG B-4 Parts Identification and Tracking guidelines. Of course they will also be required to meet DoD standards as well (and retail). Aerospace—Boeing and Airbus have partnered together to drive the whole supply base to RFID. These firms are already Read More

IDeWeb Provides Best-of-breed Product Portfolio Management Functionality for the Manufacturing Sector


Integrated Development Enterprise (IDe)'s IDeWeb 5.3 is a product portfolio management best-of-breed solution for new product development. It is tailored to discrete and process manufacturers in the electronics, food and beverage, specialty chemicals, and telecommunications sectors.

rf electronics  the viability, risk, and performance of NPD projects from both investment and resource perspectives, produce what-if scenarios on-demand, and make necessary changes to increase throughput, revenue, and profitability. Data can be viewed in a variety of formats (graphs, bubble charts, etc.) at any stage in a project. This module showcases IDeWeb''s strongest capabilities by providing easy to configure pipeline and portfolio management functionality that is unique to distinct vertical markets and business Read More

Has Consolidation Made the PLM Market More Agile? Part Three: Challenges and User Recommendations


Even if Agile continues to deliver superior products, its competition against single-vendor, pre-integrated ERP suite products will force Agile to aggressively differentiate the depth of their PLM expertise and further drive industry specialization.

rf electronics  justify its protracted dismal performance through the economic slump. Although Agile has a strong cash position, long-term viability will come from profitable operations. User Recommendations In general, existing customers of the merging PLM vendors should be attentive, but should still look at these events as positive, and continue business as usual since there should not be much disruption to either company''s operations. Customers should proactively participate in action groups that should influence Read More

Adexa Prepares To Step Into The Spotlight


From its roots in advanced planning and scheduling, Adexa, Inc. has emerged as a strong player in the business-to-business collaboration software market. With an aggressive marketing campaign and potential public offering, the company hopes to end its toil behind the scenes and take center stage.

rf electronics  rate by developing standard interfaces to ERP products so that clients have fewer reasons to acquire competitive products. While Adexa maintains a relationship with mid-tier ERP vendor QAD, Inc. in which QAD resells its APS solution, Supply Chain Optimizer, with its MFG/PRO manufacturing execution suite, it needs to expand its software alliance network to generate more license revenue. Consider a strong partnership or merger with a supply chain execution vendor: Adexa should begin looking forward to the Read More

Sony Music Distribution


Learn how Sony Music used real-time radio frequency (RF)-based packages to handle their high volume environment for both raw materials and finished goods and how this system interfaced with corporate systems, various automated material handing equipment, and other complementary third-party systems.

rf electronics  used real-time radio frequency (RF)-based packages to handle their high volume environment for both raw materials and finished goods and how this system interfaced with corporate systems, various automated material handing equipment, and other complementary third-party systems. Read More

Case Study: Electronics Manufacturer Doubles Production and Market Share, Drives 20 Percent Efficiency Improvement


ARCA is one of the largest manufacturers and systems integrators of cash-handling devices in the world. ARCA’s management team searched for a new ERP solution that would provide better ERP support for its financial departments while helping drive improvements in other functions across its enterprise. It also wanted a solution that could meet the requirements of its OEM distribution function. It chose Plex Online. Read case study.

rf electronics  Study: Electronics Manufacturer Doubles Production and Market Share, Drives 20 Percent Efficiency Improvement ARCA is one of the largest manufacturers and systems integrators of cash-handling devices in the world. ARCA’s management team searched for a new ERP solution that would provide better ERP support for its financial departments while helping drive improvements in other functions across its enterprise. It also wanted a solution that could meet the requirements of its OEM distribution function. Read More

i2 Technologies at the Front of the Supply Chain


i2 Technologies is the largest and fastest growing vendor of supply chain management software with $456 million in revenue over the last twelve months and a 48% average growth rate over the last five years. Fueled by a powerful sales and marketing machine and corporate development strategy, i2 will maintain its lead through Y2K and beyond.

rf electronics  is fueled by a powerful sales and marketing machine and corporate development strategy that emphasizes speed over perfection. i2''s product offering consisted of three applications as recently as 1996. Since that time, it has combined internal development with acquisitions of established vendors to achieve what is arguably the most comprehensive SCM offering of its peers. i2 is determined to challenge the large ERP vendors for CRM market space, as evidenced by its acquisition of SMART Technologies, a Read More

Efore Selects Epicor ERP for Operations in Finland and China


Efore, a Finland-based company that develops and manufactures customized power products for electronics, has selected the Epicor enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution for its operations in Finland and China. Efore provides power products for telecom, industrial electronics, and electric vehicles. "The most important criteria for us were that the system is easy to use, and that it includes

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Alogic-US


A leading provider of strategic enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for small and mid-market businesses, Alogic-US currently has four locations nationwide. We consistently use best practices to provide leading-edge software solutions for clients in a range of industries, including: Manufacturing Supply chain management Distribution Customer relationship management Field service Financial and enterprise management In addition to our broad portfolio, we also have strong vertical industry expertise in the areas of electronics, medical equipment, aerospace, the defense industry, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. This in-depth experience gives us an already thorough knowledge of the inner workings and day-to-day operations of these specific industries, both from an outside and an inside viewpoint.

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Siemens PLM Software Acquires Camstar MES


Siemens PLM Software recently announced an agreement to acquire Camstar Systems, Inc., one of the proven market leaders in enterprise manufacturing execution systems (MES) software. The acquisition will build on Siemens’ industrial digitalization strategy by broadening its integrated product development and production automation solutions for the electronics, semiconductor, and medical device industries.

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Let the (Excess) Inventory Flow!


Because companies focus primarily on new product development and promotion, the problem of excess and obsolete inventory, once addressed, often leads to both the inventory and dollars flying out the door. There should be smarter ways of handling this problem.

rf electronics  the (Excess) Inventory Flow! The conundrum of inventory management and the notion of inventory as a necessary evil (or the asset versus liability dilemma) have long been haunting and bedazzling operations and financial and accounting managers. It is a well-known fact that managing inventory risk is about managing the cost of maintaining unnecessarily high levels of inventory against the risk of running out of stock at a crucial moment of truth (MOT) when a customer actually wants something. In a Read More