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State of the MES Software Marketplace


Despite predictions that it would be subsumed by enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendors encroaching from above and automation vendors encroaching from below, the manufacturing execution systems (MES) market has been growing steadily. This guide from TEC and Flexware Innovation provides state-of-the-market analysis, success stories from your peers, in-depth information on solutions, and a spotlight on leading vendors.

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Cost-justifying Warehouse Management Technologies in Small and Midsized Warehouses


The warehouse management system (WMS) concept has matured into a collection of time-tested technologies that reduce inventory costs and increase overall inventory management efficiencies. By implementing WMS technology, organizations can achieve a higher return on their software dollars and provide better service to their customers. A WMS can provide organizations with tangible benefits that improve warehouse operations without adding headcount.

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EAM Versus CMMS: What's Right for Your Company? Part One


As companies continue to look for more areas from which to squeeze out revenues and reduce expenses, enterprise asset management (EAM) and computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) software continue to receive good press as the systems providing an answer--and with justification. But what software makes the most sense for your company and from which providers--EAM/CMMS best-of-breed incumbents or enterprise resource planning (ERP) "newcomers?" Read on to understand the key differentiators.

rf schematics  Statistical analysis of equipment performance and reliability, and providing a variety of reports from static and dynamic sources (i.e. equipment utilization, equipment downtime, MTBF—equipment mean time between failure, MTTR—equipment mean time to repair, etc.) EAM software encompasses these functions and, in most cases, extends their capabilities but EAM software offers many features that can provide additional capabilities, value added functionality, and savings to your company. As seen above, a Read More

Radio Frequency Identification Implementation: The First Steps


Phase one of the four phase approach to a successful radio frequency identification implementation consists of several essential steps, including the careful selection of business partners and the development of a test environment and corrective label placement procedures.

rf schematics  their contents diffuse the RF signal, causing failed read rates. Such materials as liquids tend to absorb radio waves, while metals tend to deflect and diffract radio waves. Items like water and soup are particularly troublesome, as the liquid and the medium used for its packaging require extensive testing. Items with limited space for label placement require extensive experimentation to find which configuration works best. That is, small products may not have the physical room to accommodate a tag, and Read More

ERP and Warehouse Management: Technology, Challenges, and User Recommendations


Intense product architecture rejuvenation, functional enhancements cycles, and market consolidation exert pressure on all mid-market vendors offering ERP and warehouse management solutions. Adonix must carefully allot research and development funds and screen its new assets to increase its competitive edge.

rf schematics  and selectable radio frequency (RF), label, and paper by work area requirements. Part four of Adonix'' Mid-Market FORMULA—Adopting Best of Both Organic Growers and Aggressive Consolidators series. Although we do not debate the WMS, transportation management system (TMS), yard management system (YMS), small parcel shipping (SPS) functionality or even supremacy of these best-of-breed players, many prospective customers may like the trade-off of marginally less robust functionality for a one-stop-shop Read More

ROI for RFID: A Case Study Part One: Company Background


Radio frequency identification (RFID) is the latest buzzword in the world of manufacturing and distribution technology. If you believe the press releases, it is a panacea and cure-all for what ails the industry. While RFID may not solve world hunger, you may not want to propose a solution without it. This research note looks at a recent and successful, implementation of RFID, examining the characteristics of the process and common obstacles and speed bumps to avoid.

rf schematics  respond to an interrogating RF signal with simple identifying information, or with more complex signals depending on the size of the integrated circuit. RFID has advantages over bar codes such as the ability to hold more data and to change the stored data as processing occurs. Additional benefits are that RFID does not require line-of-sight to transfer data and is very effective in harsh environments where bar code labels simply won''t work. In a nutshell, RFID can transmit more information with Read More

RFID Case Study: Gillette and Provia Part Two: Challenges and Lessons Learned


Compliance with the market RFID mandate has unfortunately preceded the achievements of applied physics and computer science. One of the main obstacles is the lack of integration, since there is a dearth of software tools from enterprise application integration vendors to get data from RFID tags and readers into existing business systems, meaning that companies are often forced to do expensive custom integration work.

rf schematics  an alert via an RF terminal to an operator that should then investigate. The above examples show only a part of the required verifications and additional business logic that RFID deployment may demand. While an additional software layer might help with verifying and reconciling inconsistencies and overflowing or missing data, it is apparent that RFID imposes quite a more complex data manipulation. This is Part Two of a two-part Case Study. Part One provided Background and Set the Goals. Auxiliary Read More

WAVE


INITECHS WAVE is a warehouse and transportation management system (W/TMS) that includes functionality for inventory control, receiving and put-away, order fulfillment, replenishment, and a variety of inbound and outbound operations. The software is radio-frequency (RF)-device compatible, and can be integrated with other systems such as sorters, diverters, conveyors, and pick-to-light and put-to-light systems. WAVE also includes built-in reporting and auditing tools.  

rf schematics  The software is radio-frequency (RF)-device compatible, and can be integrated with other systems such as sorters, diverters, conveyors, and pick-to-light and put-to-light systems. WAVE also includes built-in reporting and auditing tools. Read More

Selecting and Keeping Warehouse Personnel


Our question is: the traditional hiring methodology does not work so why do we continue to use it with one of our most important processes in the organization? We have to change our mindset and begin by focusing more on what a person needs to do, rather than what they have.

rf schematics  a WMS implementation using RF technology. Successful candidates will thrive in our fast paced, challenging environment and have a proven track record in change management and an entrepreneurial approach to meeting expectations. Strong computer skills required to measure and monitor performance and key indicators using MS Access. Ability to think in quantitative terms is helpful; interpersonal and communications skills required to work with a diverse workforce; supervisory experience; knowledge of RF Read More

At Last-A Complete (and Successful) RFID Implementation


A radio frequency identification implementation is a major undertaking for any organization—a project with ample risk of failure. This entire series is a step-by-step guide to the process, with this final part including a comprehensive glossary of key terms for better understanding.

rf schematics  : Radio frequency identification. RF : Radio frequency. SA : Spectrum analysis ; refers to a range of values of a quantity or of a set of related quantities. Measurements of radio waves and the frequency emitted. Signal generator : A device that produces RF signals at preset frequencies, strengths, and durations. This will be hooked up to a ¼ wave dipole antenna via a coaxial cable; it will transmit the generated RF field. Smart label : This is a label that contains an RFID tag. It is considered Read More

RFID--A New Technology Set to Explode? Part One: RFID Technology


For retailers and the other vertical industries, radio frequency identification (RFID) tags present enormous opportunities to improve supply chain operations, since real-time inventory control, tracking, and alerting capabilities could be very important advantages of RFID. As tagged inventory goes through ports, terminals, freight forwarders, and into a distribution center, the RFID tag should provide near real-time visibility of an item's whereabouts at all times.

rf schematics  their existing investments in RF and barcode infrastructure. To facilitate this dual mode of operation, RedPrairie has integrated RFID functionality with traditional processing so that distribution operations are independent of the data capture source, which should enable customers to take early advantage of RFID benefits, such as increased inventory visibility and accuracy, reduced labor costs and faster cycle times, without disrupting existing operations. Finally, as RFID technology matures, it will ena Read More

SouthWare Excellence Series: Making Excellence Easier Part Three: Application Analysis


The system supports a completely user-defined set of critical success factors for each business, business unit, or even individual employee.

rf schematics  all orders. Support for RF devices. Suggested picking locations based on age, location preference, or quantity stored. For example, if an order or orders call for 105 items, and there are 100 in ten cartons in one location, the picker will be directed to pick the ten cartons and then retrieve the other five from a bin where there are individual items stored loosely. Separate packing and shipping transactions. Browser-based Handheld Processing SouthWare has created a link to RF scanners that warehouse Read More

RFID Architecture Strategy


Early adopters of radio frequency identification (RFID) are beginning to look at enterprise scale solution design and integration are emerging as key focus areas. Infosys has designed an optimal RFID architecture strategy based on lessons learnt from early adopters and Infosys experience in providing real time control and data acquisition solutions in the telecom and process control industries.

rf schematics  issues, especially with legacy RF networks like Symbol/Telxon Spectrum-One • Wireless security and network performance considerations • Current infrastructure, coverage and cabling limitations Ethernet based Wired Networking • Availability of Ethernet interfaces on RFID Readers/Controllers • Security and network performance considerations • Current infrastructure and cabling limitations Serial Networking • Security and Manageability considerations Network Security, Administration & Management Read More

Solving Enterprise Problems: The Fully-integrated Solution of IQMS


Though superficially, IQMS, a small, quiet ERP provider, may be similar to its competitors, by offering fully-integrated applications and services that are typically expected from larger tier one vendors, IQMS has truly differentiated itself in the market.

rf schematics  IQMS Fully-integrated Plant-level Solution Superficially, there appears to be little to distinguish IQMS ( http://www.iqms.com ), a small, quiet, privately-held company, from other lower-end enterprise application competitors. Its global presence, annual revenue, profile, and even its products may appear to have features akin, if not alike to its competitors. However, along with targeting a niche market of repetitive manufacturing, particularly for the injection plastics molding/extruding and rubber 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 schematics  (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