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How Supply Chain Projects Morph Into Black Holes
For all but a few astronomers, black holes are unknown in the realm of ordinary experience. Analogs do exist, however, in the more terrestrial domain of

daily receiving schedule  new system on a daily basis, should be included in the project implementation phase early on. Managers need to give these key users time off from their normal duties to contribute their expertise to the project. This commitment requires the support of top management. Rapid prototyping provides a basic system to users who then have a tactile understanding of what the new system will look like and how it will behave.   Case 2: Requirements Implementation of a demand/supply matching system for two separate

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Merchandising Systems

Merchandising systems are the enterprise back and front-office software solutions upon which the majority of retailers rely to manage and support their daily tasks. These systems typically record product performance, which allows buyers to purchase merchandise according to that information and to make accurate merchandise decisions. Moreover, retail systems have capabilities for tracking inventory, capturing sales data, and managing retail prices. 

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When EDI Goes Native, Everything Falls in Sync with IQMS


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daily receiving schedule  make sense of the daily, constant flood of EDI messages. In high volume environments, this can consist of hundreds of records affecting the releases and forecasts of hundreds of parts. It becomes infeasible to manually enter this data into the system, and therefore, an additional interface must be developed and tested. Yet, unlike an interface that updates or synchronizes inventory levels or product quality information, this interface has to do more than statically map data. It typically involves the Read More

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Effective game plans lead to improved firm performance and bottom line results. Metrics include reductions in stock-outs, delivery lead-time, missed shipments, partial shipments, expediting efforts, and improvements in customer service. This is an excerpt from the book Managing Your Supply Chain Using Microsoft Navision.

daily receiving schedule  customized to calculate projected daily usage rates for components and to generate Kanban cards for end-items and some intermediates. A customization provided an orderless approach to reporting end-item output. Only the item number and a completed quantity were reported, which then triggered auto-deduction of components from the floor stock bin locations. Case #20: S&OP by Job for Construction Material . A distribution company sold several product lines to the commercial construction industry, where the Read More

Enterprise Resource Planning Vendors Address Lean Manufacturing


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Benefits of a Single Database Solution: Improved Enterprise Quality Management from IQMS


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daily receiving schedule  New technology comes out daily; the key for every company is to determine when exactly to start using it. Are you on the bleeding edge, the leading edge, or are you a cautious adopter? Depending on the needs of the company and the technology, any one of those choices may be the right one. How do you decide which way to go? Listen to your IT team. Find out what three leaders in IT have to say and where they stand on the technology adoption spectrum and why. Read More

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daily receiving schedule  be using on a daily basis. A certain amount of training is typically necessary to teach people how to perform their daily job functions in the new enterprise environment and how to find information and the functional tools they need to use. But today, we are faced with the additional challenge of fewer people in most organizations dealing with the same amount of, or more work, than they were a few years ago. More and more, rigid job descriptions are being abandoned in favor of flexibility and multi-taskin Read More