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Linking S&OP and CPFR (For Retailers and Manufacturers Sakes): An Executive Panel Discussion » The TEC Blog
Linking S&OP and CPFR (For Retailers and Manufacturers Sakes): An Executive Panel Discussion » The TEC Blog TEC Blog TEC Home About TEC Contact Us About the Bloggers Follow TEC on Twitter RSS Discussing Enterprise Software and Selection --> Fast, Accurate Software Evaluations TEC helps enterprises evaluate and select software solutions that meet their exacting needs by empowering purchasers with the tools, research, and expertise to make an ideal decision.
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Demantra Secures More Venture Financing
The willingness of private equity firms to divert precious capital to Demantra speaks well for the company but is also a strong vote in favor of CPFR.
: Commerce Standards organization (VICS). CPFR is a methodology by which trading partners collaborate on building consensus forecasts for customer orders and replenishment orders. Demantra plans to use this round of financing to continue to expand its sales and marketing capacity and foster new product development initiatives. According to Yoni Cheifetz, CEO of Demantra, Demantra has established itself as a global expert in collaborative demand management Solutions for the Demand-Driven Interprise.
Logility, IBM to Offer Mid Market Solutions on AS/400
IBM and B2B collaborative supply chain planning vendor Logility, Inc. have partnered to offer a joint solution for the AS/400e server platform.
: to Logility s vision for CPFR (Collaborative Planning Forecasting and Replenishment), one that i2 has yet to support. CPFR is just beginning to build momentum among retailers but is expected to expand into other segments as more software vendors begin to support it (ERP giant SAP now offers CPFR-compliant software as part of mySAP.com collaborative applications). i2 prefers instead to focus on its growing portfolio of vertical B2B marketplaces, through which it will offer planning and optimization
APICS 2009 From the Expo Floor: Is S&OP Coming of Age? – Part 4 » The TEC Blog
companies using S&OP and CPFR together. The vendor believes that the revived interest in S&OP was actually driven by efforts around CPFR in some sectors, such as between consumer goods manufacturers and retailers or between manufacturers and retailers of do-it-yourself (DIY) hardware products. The executive teams at these companies apparently wanted greater confidence in the collaborative (CPFR) commitments they were making to their customers/suppliers. “There was very much a “get our house in
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Food and Beverage Industry Trends and Issues
Food and beverage manufacturers and distributors supplying major supermarket retailers share many common business challenges. The customers—powerful and demanding supermarkets and retail chains—want products manufactured
: Dictionary (eleventh edition) defines CPFR as a collaboration process whereby supply chain trading partners can jointly plan key supply chain activities from production and delivery of raw materials to production and delivery of final products to end customers. Collaboration encompasses business planning, sales forecasting, and all operations required to replenish raw materials and finished goods. CPFR is considered a standard, endorsed by the Voluntary Inter-industry Commerce Standards . In any case,
SSA GT to EXE-cute (Yet) Another AcquisitionPart Three: Impact on SSA GT
Even in the cases where the company has been showing close attention to its customers' wish lists, its crucial tenet of operation is profitability and setting realistic goals. The return on investment (ROI) justification works for the vendor, particularly when its CEO has a strong accounting background. It does not appear very realistic to expect the equitably due attention to over a dozen products, though, as only the enhancements that will result in marketing value to SSA GT will pass.
: of the organization, including CPFR, order management/customer relationship management (CRM), warehouse/yard/transportation management, integrated business intelligence (BI) and performance measurement, as well as industry-specific functions. Harnessing this technology should lead to the so-called self-healing or adaptive supply chain — when a software engine monitors all the numerous events taking place supply-chain-wide, identifies and escalates exceptions, sends notification, and reacts
Microsoft Business Network (MBN)--Coming of Age?Part Four: More Challenges and User Recommendations
The objectives of end-to-end supply chain visibility are better plans, better service, increased inventory turns, and higher profit margins, where MBN might answer only some of these requirements at this stage. In any case, MBN is a great, initial idea that can lay the foundations for a future product of a more grandiose, collaborative undertaking.
: planning, forecasting, and replenishment (CPFR), trade promotions, new product design and introduction (NPDI), sourcing, procurement, etc., but MBS is still far from being a leader in these enterprise applications areas. The messages of enabling customer satisfaction and retention, freeing-up working capital by reducing inventories, increasing returns on trade promotions, bringing new products to the market faster than competitors, and achieving top-line growth by reducing stock-out situations as the
ERP for Fashion Industries Software Evaluation Report
: ERP for Fashion Industries Software Evaluation Report allows you to compare and analyze the features, functions, and services of multiple enterprise software solutions. Vendor responses are comprehensively rated on their level of support of for each criterion (supported, not supported, customization, future releases, etc.) to ensure you make and accurate and informed decision.
Agilisys Continues Agilely Post-SCTPart 2: Market Impact
Agilisys is also leveraging its former parent's pedigree on professional services and outsourcing, the 'Concept to Customer' and 'Early Upgrade Program' being good examples of the company’s focus on customer engaging product implementations and customizations.
: , Forecasting and Replenishment (CPFR) Committee . To that end, Agilisys CR supports the modeling of upfront defined collaborative processes with rule-based and role-based policy definitions (e.g., stocking policies, timing of routine tasks, alerts, exceptions & approval boundaries, performance metrics & benchmarks, etc.). On a more abstracted level, however, one could discern the two groups within the product offering — ERP and SCM. The Agilisys ERP product suite (formerly Adage) competes primarily in
How Much Supply Chain Optimization Do We Really Need? – Part 2 » The TEC Blog
planning, forecasting & replenishment (CPFR), CTP, clear to build, line of balance, expiry data analysis, alternate sourcing, yield analysis, part substitution, inventory allocation, etc.In other words, Kinaxis RapidResponse is closer in functional scope to SAP APO or JDA Planner than to SAP SCRM by ICON (and Oracle Rapid Planner for that matter). Basically, Kinaxis plays in both the APS and Response Management game. SAP APO offers a variety of methods including fast-MRP, rules-based heuristics, and
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Process Manufacturing (ERP) Software Evaluation Report
: Process Manufacturing (ERP) Software Evaluation Report allows you to compare and analyze the features, functions, and services of multiple enterprise software solutions. Vendor responses are comprehensively rated on their level of support of for each criterion (supported, not supported, customization, future releases, etc.) to ensure you make and accurate and informed decision.
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