White Papers, Industry Research & Reports

Here are a number of detailed reports created by vendors and independent research analysts and organisations within the manufacturing and supply chain environments. The reports take an-depth look into all aspects of certain manufacturing and supply chain technologies, as well as trends within specific market sectors, executive overviews of ways to improve efficiencies, cost savings, streamline processes, manage inventory, communicate and collaborate with partners, suppliers within manufacturing, production and supply chain/logistics operations.

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White Paper: Trade Agreement Benchmark Report: Survey Results & Best Practice Research

This complimentary benchmark report uncovers many detailed characteristics of trade agreements, and divulges key insider information and usage statistics about free trade agreements.

6 Keys to Exceeding Expectations with Inventory Optimization Initiatives

6 Keys to Exceeding Expectations with Inventory Optimization Initiatives

The crucial factors you must get right to ensure inventory optimization projects deliver outstanding results.Inventory optimization is a proven vehicle to gain competitive value through reduced inventory, freed-up working capital and improved service levels. Industries are adopting IO en masse.Download this fascinating white paper...

Systems engineering - the foundation for success in complex systems development.

Systems engineering - the foundation for success in complex systems development.

This white paper looks at a number of key techniques to optimize the systems engineering process and help ensure project success.

Ten steps to better requirements management an IBM white paper

Requirements definition and management is an activity that has the potential to deliver a high, fast ROI. This white paper explains the characteristics of a good requirement and presents ten steps to better requirements management.

On-Demand Software - SaaS White Paper from QAD

On-Demand Software - SaaS White Paper from QAD

SaaS is the next step in the evolution of software development. In a very short time, on-demand has evolved as a viable model for deploying and managing mission-critical applications...Download this fascinating white paper.....

Best Practices to Reduce International Freight Costs

Best Practices to Reduce International Freight Costs

So what steps can you take to lower your international freight costs?Download Management Dynamics white paper to discover key steps youll need to take in order to cut down on freight spend.

2010 is the Year for SaaS WMS

2010 is the Year for SaaS WMS

2010 will be transformational for WMS customers and solution providers as SaaS solutions that have been engineered for distributed environments are offered within the context of truly innovative business practices. Read this compelling white paper...

Asset Performance Management..."Aligning the goals of CFO`s and Maintenance Managers"

Asset Performance Management..."Aligning the goals of CFO`s and Maintenance Managers"

This report will highlight how Best-in-Class companies are able to manage the reliability of their asset base in this environment by effectively executing an Asset Performance Management (APM) strategy, resulting in higher operational and financial performance.

6 Best Practices to Improve Compliance with a Restricted Party Screening Solution

6 Best Practices to Improve Compliance with a Restricted Party Screening Solution

RPS is the process that a company goes through to ensure that they are not engaging in trade with a government sanctioned party.This white paper shows how to select and get the fastest return from your screening investment.

The 2010 Trends in Yard Management Systems by ADMi

The 2010 Trends in Yard Management Systems survey provides a comprehensive look at the satisfaction with customers existing yard management systems and the willingness to invest in yard management systems in the near future, as well as general trends in the use and functionality of these systems.