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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...
Should interBiz Mean Intelligence And Prediction Beyond ERP?
Although interBiz has spouted an interesting value proposition to many enterprise applications users, the company still has to address some potential stumbling

wip inventories  raw materials and work-in-progress (WIP) inventories, as well as the traditional finished goods inventory. In addition to logistics and fulfillment enhancements, MK Manufacturing version 8.4 delivers improvements to its service functions, planning, financial management, projects, and product customization features. Premium Services Plans  On October 15, interBiz announced Premium Services Plans, which provide maintenance for modifications and the migration of modifications to new versions of interBiz Read More...
Pull vs Push: a Discussion of Lean, JIT, Flow, and Traditional MRP Part 1: Tutorial
Flow manufacturing leverages techniques to help manufacturers create any product on any given day, in any given quantity including the

wip inventories  as to keep work-in-progress (WIP) moving smoothly and continuously, eliminating bottlenecks and underutilizing capacity. This particular flow derivative of the lean philosophy was developed and refined by John Costanza, who leveraged what he learned from his exposure to the Toyota Production Model and what he had subsequently applied while working at Hewlett-Packard . He developed specific disciplines and mathematical techniques to implement demand pull and continuous flow concepts. He named this 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...
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...
Using Inventory Optimization to Reduce Inventory Levels in a Lean Environment
Small and medium businesses (SMB) need to address inventory challenges by using a tightly integrated approach that reflects the dynamics of the extended supply

wip inventories  Inventory Optimization to Reduce Inventory Levels in a Lean Environment Using Inventory Optimization to Reduce Inventory Levels in a Lean Environment If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. SYSPRO Inventory enables effective customer servicing and improved profits by providing superior inventory that optimizes stocking levels. Inventory Optimization that aggregates & analyzes inventory to support lean manufacturing Read More...
Netvibes MisoData-Curing the Big Data Hangover
At the recently held E2 Conference in Boston, Netvibes launched MisoData as a way to chart, automate, and compare any internal or external data and reports for

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Smaller Vendors Can Still Provide Relevant Business Systems Part Four: MRO and Spare Parts Management
Service or spare parts have lately become both a blessing and a curse for many manufacturers.

wip inventories  Vendors Can Still Provide Relevant Business Systems Part Four: MRO and Spare Parts Management Service Parts Management Relevant Business Systems , ( http://www.relevant.com ), a privately-held San Ramon, CA-based provider of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions that helps mid-size and large aerospace and defense (A&D), engineer-to-order (ETO), contract manufacturing, maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO), and like project-oriented manufacturing companies to improve their business might be a 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...
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

wip inventories  Management | WIP | WIP Inventories | WIP Inventory | Work in Process | Work in Process WIP | Work in Process | Work-in-Process WIP | Read More...
Jack Link''s Beef Jerky Case Study:
A four-phased approach allowed for the gradual assimilation of a new technology into the organization. Start small and feel your way, but think and plan for

wip inventories  lack of visibility into WIP inventory and unavailability of accurate data makes the development of a basis for better product costing extremely difficult. In the To Be process raw materials are received in large totes and then deconsolidated into smaller totes that hold the raw material throughout the different manufacturing processes. As part of the receiving process the raw material lot information is captured from vendor-supplied paper documents using handheld devices and is recorded into the ERP Read More...
Case Study: EaglePicher
EaglePicher’s Wolverine Gasket Division was overwhelmed when sales grew 10 to 13 percent per year from 2002 to 2004. Its manual systems for raw material orders,

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Oracle Acquires TOA Technologies for FSM Leadership
Oracle acquires TOA Technologies, a leader of cloud-based field service management (FSM) solutions. How will services companies benefit from this deal? Read P.J

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