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Posts Tagged ‘ERP Supply Chain’

PLM and ERP, What’s the Best Approach for Your Consumer Brand or Manufacturing Company?

Companies that design, source, and manufacture products often need both PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) and ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning). These software solutions are critical to handling their business processes. The difference between PLM and ERP PLM is generally used to manage the design process. PLM systems are highly collaborative in nature, so they must be […]

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How excess stock kills your cash flow

For businesses with inventory, keeping the right items on hand in the warehouse is usually job number one. Having the right stock at the right time is the only way to keep fill rates up, ensure customer satisfaction, and avoid painful stock-outs. But in the process of creating a warehouse that can consistently fill orders, […]

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Top Three Questions to Ask Yourself When Forecasting

Leaders and planners at consumer brand companies who manufacture, source, and/or retail products all want to know: When forecasts are not always accurate, how do you hedge your bets? This was a question recently asked by a Supply Chain VP on an educational webinar (which is still on-demand for a few months if you are […]

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The Secret to Supply Chain Innovation

The emergence of numerous technological breakthroughs in the supply-chain industry, including cloud-based management, is changing the way companies do business.  To stay competitive, companies must adapt to these changes and embrace innovation, writes Karsten Horn, international sales director at INFORM's inventory and supply-chain division.                 Managing an efficient supply chain isn’t going to get any […]

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Test Drive Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 with a 30 Day Free Trial

Explore the latest and most robust version of Dynamics GP to date on your own turf and at your own pace. Intelligent Technologies Inc. and goERPcloud.com, the number one Microsoft cloud ERP solution provider, have teamed up to offer free, fully functional, cloud based trials of GP 2013.  Click here to start your trial now. […]

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Arming Your Supply Chain with the Right Tools

As interest continues to grow in building a real-time supply chain, many executives are interested in improving analytics capabilities as well.  Creating more accurate forecasts sometimes seems like a moving target because of uncertainty in the economy and with changing customer desires.  However, you can set your sights closer to your supply chain targets with […]

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How to Prepare for When the Lights Go Out

Were you just as shocked as I was when the lights went out during the Super Bowl?  What an unexpected event that interrupted game time, concession sales, and the enjoyment of fans both in the Superdome and at home.  Similarly, supply chain interruptions are also unexpected, can impact sales, and usually create a great deal […]

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Would You Believe that Logistics and Supply Chain Date Back to the 19th century?

Talk about shock and awe! When I think about logistics and supply chain, it is in the same breath with business software. And since business software is a relatively new invention, I was quite surprised by the timeline in this well researched and documented infographic: History of Logistics and SCM prepared by scm-operations.com. As bloggers […]

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What Can Microsoft Dynamics GP (ERP) Do for the Supply Chain?

When I come across a great article about Microsoft Dynamics GP, I feel compelled to share it with our blog readers.  This is especially true when the article relates to manufacturing and supply chain, which are my areas of expertise.  So I want to thank Rakesh Kumar, Global Industry Product Director Manufacturing Industry, at Microsoft […]

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World Vision Selects Dynamics ERP for eProcurement and Global Supply Chain Management

The World Vision International (WVI) organization includes 40,000 staff members (including part time, temporary staff, and employees) whose mission is to provide healthcare, education, clean water, emergency food, tools, shelter and technical know-how to millions of the world's poorest inhabitants. In 2008 WVI had a budget of $2.6b and served 100m people in 98 countries. […]

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