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Begin at the End: A Good Lean Strategy Starts with Defining Your Ultimate Goal
You know the statistics—lean can shorten your lead times, reduce inventories, cut operating costs, free up resources, and more. But countless surveys have

wip inventories  lead-times are instantaneous, until WIP is 0, until defects are 0, until changeover times are 0, until margins are the best in your industry, there are opportunities for improvement. Summary Let''s summarize by presenting a recommended lean implementation strategy. Lean Executive Overview: Send the executive team and core implementation team to a lean executive overview workshop. The workshop should provide attendees with a background in lean and introduce them to basic principles in one-piece-flow, Read More...
Best Manufacturing Scheduling Systems
The market place is awash with many kinds of manufacturing scheduling systems. Due to the dynamic nature of the manufacturing shop floor, it is of utmost

wip inventories  be multilevel so that WIP materials at different process stages can be represented conveniently and accurately. Dynamic Process Definitions Suppose a system is defined for only a fixed number of process steps and the manufacturing site incorporates a new process step. How will the system deal with it? Imagine that the manufacturing site does away with a process step and the installed system gets confused about how to deal with such a situation. A dynamic manufacturing scheduling system with dynamic Read More...
How Manufacturers Use Technology to Help Weather the Economic Downturn
Too often, manufacturers implement technology for financial reporting, but overlook efficiencies that can generate cash flow and reduce costs on the shop floor.

wip inventories  Work in Process (WIP): WIP software is a subset of Job Costing, and tracks a specific work order through the production process. It will tell your scheduler and production manager the stage of each work order in the production process at any moment. Inventory Control: An Inventory Control software package will account for your stock parts and tell you when you need to reorder. It can issue parts to a work order or job and confirm that the correct items have been pulled. It will keep track of finished Read More...
Master Requirement Planning and Master Production Scheduling Software: Hard Facts Part Two: Materials Requirement Planning and Master Production Scheduling
Most of the manufacturing software vendors have planning and scheduling software which assume either infinite production capacity for calculating quantities of

wip inventories  the required quantities of WIP and finished products, and that no inventories are created unnecessarily. Master Production scheduling (MPS) is important because it calculates the time required to make finished products as per orders from raw, sourced, and WIP materials and so the delivery dates are determined from the lead times in processing materials on different work centers. In today''s manufacturing both accurate delivery dates and optimizing resources are equally important. For this, good software Read More...
So What’s the Big Deal with Chemicals?
Due to the inherent challenges of the industry, most chemical companies are still unable to profitably respond to highly variable demand, or to execute

wip inventories  Smaller batch sizes reduce WIP levels, but also reduce productivity, whereas cycle times can be shortened to reduce cycle stock, but end up increasing the time spent making production transitions. Traditionally, chemical companies, especially those with a continuous production model, have opted for lengthy production runs coupled with an after-the-fact sales and marketing strategy. This was due to the maturity of the industry, especially on the basic chemicals side; efficiency comes via economies of Read More...
IPSec VPNs for Extranets: Not what you want to wake up next to
In general VPNs are ill suited to building multi-company extranets, for any situation that extends across organizational boundaries, or where there is

wip inventories  VPNs for Extranets: Not what you want to wake up next to Business Drivers for Extranets The market for extranet connections is growing because corporations are motivated to: Extend their B2B connections to existing partners (Today, an average of only 37% of corporations are connected with their business partners, usually with basic data exchanges such as EDI VANs (1) )   Expand these connections beyond data exchanges to direct real-time access of data and applications   Connect with new partners as Read More...
Cogep
Cogep is a consulting firm specialized in the management of strategic assets for both public and private organizations since 1989. We provide in-depth expertise

wip inventories  Cogep is a consulting firm specialized in the management of strategic assets for both public and private organizations since 1989. We provide in-depth expertise and world-class computerized management tools, support companies in activities related to planning, organization and control of the maintenance of strategic assets, (production equipment, vehicles, real estate and technological equipment), inventories and purchases. Backed by experience in the field, along with implementations throughout North Read More...
Grupo Karim’s Selects NGC’s Fashion PLM and SCM Solution
NGC Software, a provider of product lifecycle management (PLM), supply chain management (SCM), enterprise resource planning (ERP), and shop floor control

wip inventories  including work in progress (WIP) tracking, vendor collaboration and management, materials management, quality, logistics. With its combined PLM-SCM offering, NGC is able to provide a single solution that extends from the initial design until the products are available on the retail floor. The offering is hoped to help Grupo Karim’s shorten the total lead time from product concept to delivery at the customer''s door, with the ability to manage compliance and testing requirements under one platform for Read More...
Top 7 Reasons to Invest in a Manufacturing Execution System
To learn more about how an mes system can give your company a powerful competitive edgein both good times and baddownload the TEC special report, s...

wip inventories  reduce levels of work-in-progress (WIP) inventory That''s a lot of return from one investment. To learn more about how an MES system can give your company a powerful competitive edge—in both good times and bad—download the TEC special report, State of the Market: Manufacturing Execution Systems . You''ll get the inside story on the current state of the MES market, along with vendor and solution information, and case studies that show how companies similar to yours have reaped the benefits of Read More...
HP: Why Not Just Call It “e-Vectra.com”?
HP succumbing to the trend for simple, sealed case PC’s, will release the e-Vectra in April. E-look before you e-leap.

wip inventories  Why Not Just Call It “e-Vectra.com”? Event Summary [PCWeek - 22 February 2000] Hewlett-Packard Co. [NYSE:HWP] today joined the industry movement toward low-cost, legacy-free desktop PC systems by unveiling its e-Vectra corporate desktop line, the company''s first e-PC product designed for the workplace. The dictionary-sized computer tower features a new look and weighs just under 8 pounds, making it about 75 percent smaller than traditional commercial desktop PCs, according to HP officials in Read More...
What Are Manufacturing Execution Systems?
A manufacturing execution system (MES) can be defined as a collection of business processes providing event-by-event, real-time execution of planned production

wip inventories  options. An MES tracks WIP through detailed product routing and tracking, labor reporting, resource and rework management, production measurement, and automated data collection (ADC). In other words, it acts as a collection point, clearinghouse, and translator for data that is needed on or is generated by the plant floor (see The Why of Data Collection for more information). It also offers exception management, which provides the ability to respond to unanticipated events that affect the production plan, Read More...
AddonSoftware
AddonSoftware™ is a cost-effective, modular system for manufacturing, distribution, and general accounting. AddonSoftware Version 7 is the

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NetSuite and eWinery Clink Their Glasses
The popularity of cloud computing does not necessarily absolve cloud solutions from developing vertical industry focus. Thus, NetSuite and eWinery Solutions, a

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