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A Tale of a Few Good SCM Players - Part 3
Part 1 of this blog post series followed the progress of Manhattan Associates from its inception in 1990 throughout the mid-2000s. During this time, Manhattan

inventory program part 3  vendor managed replenishment and inventory optimization (IO)   NeoVista in 2001 for retail data mining   J-Commerce in 2002 for Java-based point-of-sale (POS) capabilities   Engage in 2003  for advertising, marketing and promotions (AMP) capabilities Vista in 2003 for data synchronization, Web-based collaborative commerce, and supplier trade promotion management Timera for workforce management in 2004 But for a long time, the acquisitive company remained obscure within the mid-market retail sector

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Achieving Effective Inventory Management


In today’s competitive business environment, wholesale distributors face critical factors that directly affect customer satisfaction and profit margins. These challenges, combined with customer demands for product availability, can conflict with operational goals of increasing inventory turnover and minimizing costs. However, business automation software can deliver sophisticated distribution capabilities designed to help you with these important business issues.

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Accelerating (and Fast-Starting) the SME Business at Oracle (and SAP) - Part 3


Part 1 of this blog series outlined Oracle’s recent (and seemingly genuine) change of heart and approach towards partnering and catering enterprise applications to small and medium enterprises (SME’s). The analysis then moved onto the Oracle Accelerate program, which was launched about three years ago to allow partners to sell more smaller projects in a fixed time and price

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Inventory Reduction: Effectively Turning Excess Into Cash


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inventory program part 3  way to start an inventory reduction program is by using computerized modeling and diagnostic tools that can quickly identify and quantify where to get the cash out. It's very important for management to have a factual basis to accurately quantify (item by item) how much inventory can be turned into cash and when. Also, pinpointing exactly where avoidable future inventory increases are going to occur so you can take the right actions to prevent unnecessary cash outflow is critical to success. It's a Read More

Increasing the Value of Your Enterprise Through Improved Supply Chain Decisions Part 3: Conclusion


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inventory program part 3  As a result, on-hand inventory was reduced by approximately $50 million. The balance sheet changed as a result, reducing the marginal (and thereby the weighted average) cost of capital and freeing cash for other uses. Since the cost of capital is a part of the equation for any measure of overall corporate performance, the value of the enterprise increased as a result. While decisions can be achieved without the implementation of new software in many cases, the complex nature of supply chain decisions, as Read More

Transforming Inventory Into a Strategic Weapon


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Manufacturing Systems with an IQ: Beating the Odds, Mightily - Part 1


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The ITIL Version 3 Prescription for Transitioning Services


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