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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.

simple forecasting scm  and standards such as simple object access protocol (SOAP) and extensible markup language (XML). These solutions allow open, real-time views into global information, as well as the ability to pinpoint and drill into key information, sensing deviations in business plans versus execution expectations (unplanned events).  Production and supply planning Today''s supply chain planning systems have significant advantages over the manufacturing resource planning (MRP II) systems of the past. These systems Read More

Inventory Management Technology Strategies for Distribution


Inventory has been—and continues to be—the lifeblood of the distribution marketplace. While many companies are slow to adopt new strategies and technologies, a growing number of distributors are leveraging inventory practices to improve key metrics like customer retention, gross margins, and inventory turns. Read these research survey findings to find out how you can make better inventory management technology decisions.

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PeopleSoft Gathers Manufacturing and SCM Wherewithal Part Three: The Manufacturing Industry


Even before the mega merger, PeopleSoft had already set it sights on a bigger manufacturing presence. PeopleSoft’s acquisition of mid-to-large ERP system developer J.D. Edwards this summer, and most recently demand flow and lean manufacturing software solution from JCIT, might indicate some deep though process rather than a number of impulse initiatives from the past.

simple forecasting scm  prove to be a simple and effective way to integrate process-centric information from disparate systems, and possibly to subtly hijack the user base of other back-office systems, as elements of different vendors'' products should become interchangeable. Having garnered a deep set of integration capabilities, and many of the above features such as Intelligent Context Manager , might differentiate PeopleSoft within the enterprise portal market, where together with SAP , it remains at the forefront of ERP Read More

Quantum Retail: Challenging the "Enterprise Apps Establishment" and Retailers’ Mindset - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series analyzed typical issues that retailers face in their cutthroat competitive environment and concluded that traditionally available packaged retail enterprise applications are sub-optimal, provide only stovepipe views, and demand constant manual intervention by a highly sophisticated user. This is especially true in the case of handling ever-more

simple forecasting scm  due to our system’s simple and intuitive navigation, ease-of-setup (configuration), and exception-driven (i.e., via workflows and alerts) automation of complex operations. This leads to quick and simple implementations in fewer than 20 weeks, while the system’s light footprint means smaller investments, lower  total cost of ownership (TCO) , and quick  return on investment (ROI) . Hosted options are available, as mentioned earlier. Our six current customers that were mentioned in Part 1 have Read More

Case Study: Peerless Pump


Peerless Pump has been designing, engineering, and manufacturing pumps for more than 80 years. The company was basing component stock levels on historical data, as it did not have the ability to accurately forecast customer demand. But with forecasting and demand planning software that increased forecast accuracy, the company has nearly doubled its sales over the past four years, while keeping inventory levels constant.

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ERP and SCM Implementations Part Two: Interfaces and Priorities


To a large extent, software packages do work out of the box. Packages that do not perform perfectly or as users would expect is when dissatisfaction arises. These can be dealt with in a rational manner through the employment of effective project and change management procedures. However, an area that typically creates problems, whether expected or not, is the development of interfaces between proprietary software that cannot be replaced.

simple forecasting scm  The answer is fairly simple. Because you need to create a good foundation of data, reduce the cultural shock on the users, and obtain a real understanding of the interface issues between ERP and SCM software, the ERP software should be implemented first. No real surprise here. How long after the ERP implementation should you wait before implementing the SCM software? Six months is not unreasonable. So what is the big problem? Typically, the real benefits and tangible savings come more from the SCM than Read More

The Competitive Advantage of Business Intelligence Forecasting and Predictive Analysis


Technology and new business intelligence solutions have made it possible for the average enterprise to leverage complex predictive analysis using simple, intuitive tools. Predictive analysis is key to the competitive success of an organization, and the enterprise that is privy to clear and concise product, customer, sales, and market predictions will always have the competitive advantage in its market of choice. Find out how.

simple forecasting scm  complex predictive analysis using simple, intuitive tools. Predictive analysis is key to the competitive success of an organization, and the enterprise that is privy to clear and concise product, customer, sales, and market predictions will always have the competitive advantage in its market of choice. Find out how. 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

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'Collaborative Commerce': ERP, CRM, e-Proc, and SCM Unite! A Series Study: Baan and Parent Company, Invensys


Baan is now iBaan, fully focused on the Internet via Portals and web technologies, across CRM, ERP, and SCM spaces.

simple forecasting scm  the technologies mature enough? Simple enough? In this part of the series, we take a look at the effort Baan and its new parent company, Invensys , are making in the push. This, the third of a series of articles on Collaborative Commerce (C-Commerce) takes a look at the effort Baan and its new parent company, Invensys , are making in the push. The first examined what it is and can be. The second looked at J.D. Edwards . A Look at Baan and Invensys  During much of 2000, in a series of TEC articles Read More

Simple Analytics


Simple Analytics is a data analytics solutions and services company, formed in 2013. With data science capability and competence becoming a minimum requirement in areas which have not traditionally been thought of as data-focused industries, the company's approach is to provide turn-key solutions and services that maximize ROI and can be implemented rapidly without straining IT investments. Simple Analytics provides consultancy, technical support, and training on big data, predictive analytics, prescriptive analytics, prospective analytics, data sciences, and mobility.

simple forecasting scm  Analytics Simple Analytics is a data analytics solutions and services company, formed in 2013. With data science capability and competence becoming a minimum requirement in areas which have not traditionally been thought of as data-focused industries, the company''s approach is to provide turn-key solutions and services that maximize ROI and can be implemented rapidly without straining IT investments. Simple Analytics provides consultancy, technical support, and training on big data, predictive Read More

Retail SCM Software Trends and 2015 Predictions—Part One


TEC's P.J. Jakovljevic takes a look at the trends that will shape the retail supply chain in 2015 in this two-part series based on discussions with JDA Software, Manhattan Associates, E2open, Logility, and other notable SCM software players over the past few months.

simple forecasting scm  SCM Software Trends and 2015 Predictions—Part One As it neared its end, 2014 has proven to be an interesting year for the retail (and general) supply chain management (SCM) software market, and 2015 should not be any less exciting. Things are starting out with the traditional National Retail Federation (NRF) BIG Show 2015 , just around the corner, January 11 to 14 in New York City.   I have had many conversations with resident experts at JDA Software, Manhattan Associates, E2open, Logility , and Read More

IBM & ILOG Matrimony: Good for BPM, Uncertain for SCM? -- Part 2


Part 1 of this blog topic analyzed IBM’s rationale to acquire ILOG to bolster its service-oriented architecture (SOA) and business process management (BPM) platforms. Eventually, with ILOG fully integrated, IBM hopes to establish the following: a leading rule repository and end-to-end rule lifecycle management; a full spectrum of rules definition and execution methods; maximum rules reuse

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Intentia's Movex for Food and Beverage: Gaining a Foothold in North America Part Two: SCM and Other Functions


The SCM features of Movex should assist you in streamlining your operations to make them more efficient and cost-effective. Movex has meanwhile expanded its hardware base and has long added customer relationship management (CRM) modules.

simple forecasting scm  s Movex for Food and Beverage: Gaining a Foothold in North America Part Two: SCM and Other Functions Introduction Intentia International AB (XSSE: INT B), a Swedish provider of enterprise business applications for mid-size and large enterprises, has been a major software player off the shores of North America for nearly two decades, developing, inter alia, a well-earned reputation in process manufacturing software for the food and beverage industries. Now, Intentia has set its sights on the United Read More

3 Critical Considerations When Choosing Your SCM Solution


SCM software selection is a tricky and painful activity for most companies. Why? Despite the plethora of solutions currently available, it may be hard to find one that fits a company’s business model. What should companies do to ensure they are well prepared for choosing the best-fit SCM solution? TEC SCM research analyst Phil Reney offers three critical considerations to help companies in search for an SCM solution.

simple forecasting scm  means more than a simple buy-in from upper management, which is often the case, but an active participation in laying out the foundation—i.e., establishing your needs at present (the easy one) and in the future (not so easy). And while there is no denying that each step is relevant, laying the foundation is by far the most critical, as everything else follows suit. Understandably, many objectives with directional impact to the business are not always transmitted to the lower ranks for various reasons, Read More