Manufacturing & Logistics IT spoke with a number of spokespeople from the supply chain planning vendor community about some of the key developments and innovations that are currently enhancing and broadening the planning, forecasting and S&OP landscape.
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.
Mar 30, 2013 Comments (0)
Manufacturing & Logistics IT spoke to a number of experts from the vendor community about recent shifts within the world of ERP – including those related to Mobility and the Cloud. We also consider what the main spurs for these developments have been, and what further ERP innovation could be headed our way in the near future.
The Distribution Evolution: Survival of the Fastest Technology and the Evolving Distribution Business Model
Feb 21, 2013 Comments (0)
An Industry Viewpoint based on an Infor Distribution Webcast 26 June, 2012
In a hyper-competitive, global industry, distribution companies are looking for any advantage that will help them attract business, boost efficiency, and help customers shift to enterprise platforms that will sustain and build their operations. In this June 2012 Infor webcast – hosted by Industrial Distribution, Eric Ryerson, Director of Development, Distribution at Infor, and Braden Green, Director of Operations at Tenaquip Ltd. – the success factors that have helped Tenaquip meet and stay ahead of its market’s needs are discussed in detail.
Nov 15, 2012 Comments (0)
What do you do when you've outgrown your business software or have been stifled by legacy systems? How can you benefit from new innovations or the associated value of any technology investment you have made? In the modern environment of collaborative, seamless and integrated operations, to stay ahead of the competition, distribution and manufacturing companies need software that will provide the necessary platform to drive growth.
Sep 12, 2012 Comments (0)
Many theories and commercial software solutions for Advanced Planning and Scheduling, known as APS, have appeared over the years. Ultimately, scheduling systems strive to answer the question of “When should this task be scheduled, and what resources should accomplish the work?” This paper examines the available methods for quickly creating production plans and schedules for manufacturers to meet their business objectives.
Sep 05, 2012 Comments (0)
A White Paper by Integration Point
In March 2012, the conclusion of the European Council was to review progress and discuss how to deepen trade and investment relations with key partners in order to promote growth and jobs in Europe.
Jul 12, 2012 Comments (0)
Columbus has gathered the experiences and best advice of manufacturing customers and experts in 4 topical guides. In this one, we discuss how to improve supply chain collaboration in four easily implementable steps.
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Keeping your ERP system on target: A fresh approach to user training from Optimum Technology Transfer
May 17, 2012 Comments (0)
Organisations typically invest in new or upgraded business systems as a way of improving operational efficiency and reducing costs. However, without continuous training programmes users could become disconnected from these systems and business processes.
May 01, 2012 Comments (0)
Discrete Manufacturing is increasingly becoming a highly competitive and global industry. To succeed in today's fast-paced marketplace it is essential for discrete manufacturers to maximise operational efficiency. In this special Manufacturing Know How Guide, Columbus shows you how you can improve the efficiency of your own Discrete Manufacturing operations by offering a series of useful steps, together with a raft of other valuable information and guidance.
Apr 05, 2012 Comments (0)
Investing in your business systems? Then it's time to take a fresh look at your user training, writes Optimum Technology Transfer Ltd.