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SCM Software for Mills
Demand for mill products especially in the metals and packaging industry is growing fast. This presents a good opportunity for the software vendors who cater to the needs of customers in these industries.But these industries have some unique requirements which are discussed throughout this article. Supply chain management software which does planning and execution for manufacturing, transportation, distribution etc. for mills industry, needs to address these unique requirements.
: SCM Software for Mills SCM Software for Mills Ashfaque Ahmed - July 17, 2004 Read Comments Introduction Mills produce very different products than products which are made in a typical process or discrete manufacturing. Mill products contain order specific attributes like width, surface finish, length, chemical composition, physical and chemical tolerance limits, and standard product specification (either company specific or more common industry specific). Mill products can be in the form of coils, rolls,
Logility Accelerates SCM to ERP Integration » The TEC Blog
Logility Accelerates SCM to ERP Integration » The TEC Blog TEC Blog TEC Home About TEC Contact Us About the Bloggers Follow TEC on Twitter RSS Discussing Enterprise Software and Selection --> Fast, Accurate Software Evaluations TEC helps enterprises evaluate and select software solutions that meet their exacting needs by empowering purchasers with the tools, research, and expertise to make an ideal decision. Your software selection starts here. Learn more about
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SAP SCM—Stepping Out of Obscurity
TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic examines new SAP products for supply chain executives to expand beyond the traditional boundaries of SCM, PLM, and ERP. Major new SAP products are being released in the realms of supply chain management (SCM), manufacturing execution systems (MES), and product lifecycle management (PLM). TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic examines the solutions that SAP is offering for supply chain executives to expand beyond the traditional boundaries of SCM, PLM, and enterprise resource planning (ERP).
: Zooming in on SAP SCM SAP has evolved considerably since the early SAP Advanced Planner & Optimizer (SAP APO) days in the late 1990s. SAP APO is still a critical piece of the SAP SCM suite, but SAP now has a much more comprehensive offering and capabilities for supply chain executives, spanning collaborative demand and supply planning; manufacturing network planning and execution; integrated logistics and fulfillment; and supply network traceability. For those companies where the after sales market is
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SmartOps Steps Out in to the Cloud SCM » The TEC Blog
in to the Cloud SCM » The TEC Blog TEC Blog TEC Home About TEC Contact Us About the Bloggers Follow TEC on Twitter RSS Discussing Enterprise Software and Selection --> Fast, Accurate Software Evaluations TEC helps enterprises evaluate and select software solutions that meet their exacting needs by empowering purchasers with the tools, research, and expertise to make an ideal decision. Your software selection starts here. Learn more about TEC s software
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The Pathway to Profit and Competitive Advantage
Only a handful of firms have undertaken the challenge of integrating their supply chain management (SCM) and customer relationship management (CRM) processes. A big reason for this is the practicalities of everyday business. But in today’s era of technology-fueled competition, leading companies in nearly every industry are seeking an edge by focusing on strategies enabling SCM and CRM to coalesce.
: focusing on strategies enabling SCM and CRM to coalesce. The Pathway to Profit and Competitive Advantage style= border-width:0px; /> comments powered by Disqus Related Topics: Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Supply Chain Management (SCM), Return on Investment (ROI) Related Industries: Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services, Management of Companies and Enterprises Source: SAP Learn more about SAP Readers who downloaded this white paper also read these
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SCM Comparison Analysis: WMS, SRM, TMS, SCM, SCEM, and more
Choose from TEC's list of SCM solutions and immediately get a detailed side-by-side report evaluating the functionality selected SCM solutions.
: SCM Comparison Analysis: WMS, SRM, TMS, SCM, SCEM, and more SCM Comparison Analysis: WMS, SRM, TMS, SCM, SCEM, and more Source: Document Type: Software Evaluation Report Page Description: SCM Comparison Analysis: WMS, SRM, TMS, SCM, SCEM, and more style= border-width:0px; /> comments powered by Disqus Source: SCM Comparison Report Comparing supply chain management (SCM) software can be laborious and time-consuming—but at TEC we make it easy and quick. In just a few seconds, you can get
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The Essential Supply Chain
Supply Chain Management (SCM) once viewed as a way to obtain a competitive advantage, is now perceived as a logical and necessary extension of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). The reasons: First, traditional ERP systems lack the advanced planning tools necessary for companies to respond to an increasingly competitive business environment. Second, advances in computing power and data transmission enable disparate entities to communicate efficiently and at a low cost. Finally, vendors have observed the complementary nature of SCM and ERP and are engaged in consolidation of their product suites.
: Enterprise Resource Planning Where SCM was once viewed as a way to obtain a competitive advantage, companies are now beginning to perceive it as a logical and necessary extension of ERP. It is also represents the best method of entry into the realm of business-to-business collaboration, which is simply an extension of the supply chain to include upstream and downstream trading partners (i.e., suppliers and customers). There are several reasons why ERP vendors have been augmenting their transaction
Lucrative but Risky Aftermarket Business—Service and Replacement Parts SCM
The growing pressure for improving customer responsiveness and profits has lately changed the traditional role of supply chain management (SCM) of spare and replacement parts.
: Business—Service and Replacement Parts SCM Lucrative but Risky Aftermarket Business—Service and Replacement Parts SCM Olin Thompson and P.J. Jakovljevic - July 28, 2005 Read Comments The Business Challenge Growing pressure to improve customer responsiveness and profits has lately changed the traditional role of service management for spare and replacement parts. As competitive pressures push more products to a commodity-like business model, many manufacturing companies are increasingly relying on
Supply Chain Management 101 » The TEC Blog
their way to customers. SCM applications link people and organizations (and their activities) to information and resources. The ultimate goal is for all components of the chain to exchange information with maximum efficiency and effectiveness, in order to obtain best results for all parties. A comprehensive SCM solution allows you to focus on and optimize key components of your supply chain operations: • demand management • order management • warehouse management • production and supply planning
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IBM & ILOG Matrimony: Good for BPM, Uncertain for SCM? -- Part 1 » The TEC Blog
possibly within other SAP SCM suite’s applications [ evaluate this product ]. Former Manugistics (now part of JDA Software ) has also embedded ILOG algorithms in several products, most notably in the strategic network design product. i2 Technologies ( ironically, also soon to be part of JDA Software ) did as well dating back to the Intertrans Logistics Solutions Limited (ITLS) acquisition 10 years ago. However, for some of the most complex SCM products (i.e., inventory optimization and
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New Dimensions in EC and SCM Part 5: E-Procurement for Process Improvement
From point-and-click ordering using Web-based catalogs of individual suppliers, to marketplaces that bring together in one place the products or services offered by multiple suppliers, to live auctions that determine the lowest-price bidder — there is a wide range of new e-procurement methods and tools to help businesses buy goods and services better, faster, and cheaper.
: Dimensions in EC and SCM Part 5: E-Procurement for Process Improvement New Dimensions in EC and SCM Part 5: E-Procurement for Process Improvement Scott A. Elliff - February 26, 2001 Read Comments Executive Summary Every business is a purchaser as well as a supplier, with many routinely processing hundreds of buying activities daily. Typically, purchases represent 50 to 90% of a company s cost structure - making procurement strategy and execution a critical lever for effective supply chain operations and
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