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Successfully Managing Contract Risk
Successfully Managing Contract Risk.Secure Documents and Other Complex System to Use In Your Organization for Successfully Managing Contract Risk Contractors and subcontractors are both exposed to risk within a project. Thus, it is equally important to both parties that formalized risk management be carried out, not to eliminate project uncertainty, but to understand the potential impact of risk events and to plan risk responses.

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12/22/2005 9:59:00 AM

Supply Chain Economy
The US Labor Department reported an increase in jobs in June and July ... but the manufacturing industry cut jobs for a third month in a row. We are moving from a manufacturing economy to a supply chain economy. This article gives the big picture.

SUPPLY CHAIN RISK: Supply Chain Economy Supply Chain Economy Ann Grackin - September 6, 2005 Read Comments Introduction Energy prices ... the Fed raising interest rates ... loss of manufacturing jobs ... addition of service jobs ... China ... changing demographics, etc.—these all play into the supply chain economic model. We decided to have speakers at our annual event that could discuss these issues and put them in context. But last week the Bureau of Labor Statistics published their August numbers and we thought we
9/6/2005

A New Supply Chain
The global trade industry is changing faster than ever before. It’s now possible for importers to have a level of visibility into their business that was impossible a few years ago. Importers realize the profound effect this information will have on their ability to be profitable, and are eager to implement information solutions. So what’s the best application for you?

SUPPLY CHAIN RISK: A New Supply Chain A New Supply Chain Source: VISCO Document Type: White Paper Description: The global trade industry is changing faster than ever before. It’s now possible for importers to have a level of visibility into their business that was impossible a few years ago. Importers realize the profound effect this information will have on their ability to be profitable, and are eager to implement information solutions. So what’s the best application for you? A New Supply Chain
2/20/2007 3:30:00 PM

Case Study: Wausau Supply
The main business challenge faced by Wausau Supply—an American distributor of building materials—was its ability to provide next-day delivery to small lumber yards and to a greater number of conglomerates. But Wausau didn’t have an up-to-date system for back-office or logistics operations, and needed a new enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution with visibility into its inventory at all locations. Find out more.

SUPPLY CHAIN RISK: Case Study: Wausau Supply Case Study: Wausau Supply Source: Infor Document Type: Case Study Description: The main business challenge faced by Wausau Supply—an American distributor of building materials—was its ability to provide next-day delivery to small lumber yards and to a greater number of conglomerates. But Wausau didn’t have an up-to-date system for back-office or logistics operations, and needed a new enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution with visibility into its inventory at all
6/18/2009 2:26:00 PM

Managing the Industrial Manufacturing Supply Chain
It is essential for durable goods companies to effectively manage multi-tiered distribution network and supply chains, to ensure the right products are available in the right stores at the right time—and the right price. What can you do to differentiate your products from your competitors’, control customer value, and accelerate order-to-delivery time while your supply chains become globally more complex? Find out now.

SUPPLY CHAIN RISK: Managing the Industrial Manufacturing Supply Chain Managing the Industrial Manufacturing Supply Chain Source: Oracle Document Type: White Paper Description: It is essential for durable goods companies to effectively manage multi-tiered distribution network and supply chains, to ensure the right products are available in the right stores at the right time—and the right price. What can you do to differentiate your products from your competitors’, control customer value, and accelerate order-to-delivery
4/7/2008 4:38:00 PM

Reducing Operational Risk of IT Service in Finance
Reducing Operational Risk of IT Service in Finance. Browse Free IT Guides on Reducing Operational Risk of IT Service in Finance. An overview for CIOs of the provision and management of IT services at a level that addresses the risk management issues raised by the Basel Committee's New Capital Accord expected to become effective during 2006. Because of the dependence financial institutions have on IT services, the accord requires adequate provision to assure the availability of these services. Centauri Business Service Manager is presented as the solution: one that allows a CIO to assess current risk levels, measure ongoing risk and support a process of ongoing improvement to reduce this risk. Furthermore, Centauri provides the financial institution with a cost-effective balanced scorecard to improve decision-making.

SUPPLY CHAIN RISK: There is a ready supply of people in the market who can use these techniques, a standard approach is more likely to gain the acceptance of the Basel Committee and other related industry bodies, and there exists tools (such as Centauri) that utilize these techniques in day-to-day operations. Proxima Technology was the first IT vendor to realize the significance of Six Sigma in IT systems management. Consequently, Proxima leads the field in utilizing this approach to dramatically improve the quality of IT
10/3/2005 12:36:00 PM

Nine Ways to Use ERP to Make the Manufacturing Supply Chain Lean
There are entire books and thorough training and certification processes devoted to lean supply chain practices. But within any manufacturing environment, there are a few relatively simple steps that will help any enterprise make its supply chain lean. In this article, we will touch on these simple measures—measures that any company can take.

SUPPLY CHAIN RISK: to Make the Manufacturing Supply Chain Lean Nine Ways to Use ERP to Make the Manufacturing Supply Chain Lean Jakob Bjorklund - September 30, 2009 Read Comments Originally published - March 9, 2009 Lean in a supply chain context is about a holistic view of procurement, manufacturing distribution, and sales order processing. This means that some level of enterprise technology is necessary to view the organization in an integrated context instead of as functional islands. However, before technology can
9/30/2009

Managing Your Supply Chain Using Microsoft Navision
This is a reprint of the summary chapter from the book Managing Your Supply Chain Using Microsoft Navision by Dr. Scott Hamilton.

SUPPLY CHAIN RISK: Managing Your Supply Chain Using Microsoft Navision Managing Your Supply Chain Using Microsoft Navision Dr. Scott Hamilton - July 5, 2005 Read Comments Introduction The starting point of the book Managing Your Supply Chain Using Microsoft Navision is that supply chain management requires effective use of an integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. Its central theme focuses on using Microsoft Navision for managing supply chain activities in manufacturers and distributors. Its target audience
7/5/2005

Moving Beyond Lean Manufacturing to a Lean Supply Chain
Most lean manufacturing deployments target production operations, but can also be extended to other supply chain processes. To realize the multiplicative benefits of real time information and reduced inventory, companies must assess their production environment and supply chain activities.

SUPPLY CHAIN RISK: Manufacturing to a Lean Supply Chain Moving Beyond Lean Manufacturing to a Lean Supply Chain Michael Bittner - September 13, 2005 Read Comments Background Most of the buzz and activity around the adoption of lean manufacturing concepts within an enterprise has been linked to the shop floor. Production operations have been the target of most lean manufacturing deployments, but lean manufacturing principles and techniques can be extended beyond the shop floor to processes that are unique to and transcend
9/13/2005

ERP for Green Supply Chain Management in Manufacturing
Manufacturers are under pressure to document their impact on the environment. This white paper addresses the various drivers for the green supply chain trend. It also shares considerations for satisfying a customer’s green supply chain initiative or initiating your own. Finally, it discusses the role of enterprise software like enterprise resource planning (ERP) in keeping pace with this industry trend.

SUPPLY CHAIN RISK: ERP for Green Supply Chain Management in Manufacturing ERP for Green Supply Chain Management in Manufacturing Source: IFS Document Type: White Paper Description: Manufacturers are under pressure to document their impact on the environment. This white paper addresses the various drivers for the green supply chain trend. It also shares considerations for satisfying a customer’s green supply chain initiative or initiating your own. Finally, it discusses the role of enterprise software like enterprise
9/3/2010 9:34:00 AM

Managing Global Supply Chain
As international competition becomes more intense and as national barriers for trade gradually reduce, the era of global business is here to stay. Increasingly the difference between success and failure in the global marketplace will be determined not by the sophistication of product technology or marketing communication, but by the way in which the global supply chain is controlled and managed.A global supply chain has to be agile and flexible enough to cope with differences in customer requirements and yet should be able to reap the benefits of focused manufacturing in terms of economies of scale.

SUPPLY CHAIN RISK: Managing Global Supply Chain Managing Global Supply Chain Source: SIMSR Document Type: White Paper Description: As international competition becomes more intense and as national barriers for trade gradually reduce, the era of global business is here to stay. Increasingly the difference between success and failure in the global marketplace will be determined not by the sophistication of product technology or marketing communication, but by the way in which the global supply chain is controlled and
11/12/2005 5:00:00 AM


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