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SCM Software for Mills
Demand for mill products especially in the metals and packaging industry is growing fast. This presents a good opportunity for the software vendors who cater to the needs of customers in these industries.But these industries have some unique requirements which are discussed throughout this article. Supply chain management software which does planning and execution for manufacturing, transportation, distribution etc. for mills industry, needs to address these unique requirements.
: SCM Software for Mills SCM Software for Mills Ashfaque Ahmed - July 17, 2004 Read Comments Introduction Mills produce very different products than products which are made in a typical process or discrete manufacturing. Mill products contain order specific attributes like width, surface finish, length, chemical composition, physical and chemical tolerance limits, and standard product specification (either company specific or more common industry specific). Mill products can be in the form of coils, rolls,
Satisfied with Your Supply Chain Management? Tell Us in this Brief Survey! » The TEC Blog
faring with some important SCM issues. This survey will shed light on the areas often eluding businesses and that are wreaking havoc on their supply chains, as well as areas that are receiving much attention. The results, as well as recommendations for improvement, will be integrated into the buyer’s guide, which is slated for publication in March of this year. The three areas of SCM that I will be inquiring about in this short survey are these: • Visibility • Awareness & Risk Management
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SAP SCM—Stepping Out of Obscurity
TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic examines new SAP products for supply chain executives to expand beyond the traditional boundaries of SCM, PLM, and ERP. Major new SAP products are being released in the realms of supply chain management (SCM), manufacturing execution systems (MES), and product lifecycle management (PLM). TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic examines the solutions that SAP is offering for supply chain executives to expand beyond the traditional boundaries of SCM, PLM, and enterprise resource planning (ERP).
: Zooming in on SAP SCM SAP has evolved considerably since the early SAP Advanced Planner & Optimizer (SAP APO) days in the late 1990s. SAP APO is still a critical piece of the SAP SCM suite, but SAP now has a much more comprehensive offering and capabilities for supply chain executives, spanning collaborative demand and supply planning; manufacturing network planning and execution; integrated logistics and fulfillment; and supply network traceability. For those companies where the after sales market is
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in to the Cloud SCM » 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. Your software selection starts here. Learn more about TEC s software
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A Tell All Chat with SAP s SCM Product Marketing Team » The TEC Blog
All Chat with SAP s SCM Product Marketing Team » 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. Your software selection starts here. Learn more
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Collaborative Commerce : ERP, CRM, e-Procurement, and SCM Unite! A Series Study
Now in 2001, the catchphrase is 'Collaborative Commerce', where we unite all of the elements of ERP, CRM, E-Procurement, and SCM into one coherent system within and between organizations. This is the stuff system integrators dream of.
: ERP, CRM, e-Procurement, and SCM Unite! A Series Study Collaborative Commerce : ERP, CRM, e-Procurement, and SCM Unite! A Series Study Randy Garland - September 13, 2001 Read Comments R. Garland - September 13, 2001 Introduction In the early 90 s, ERP came of age. Everyone had to have the functionality ERP packages promised. Since then, as Web and Internet technologies have matured, CRM on the front end, and e-Procurement and Supply Chain Management on the back end, have come into their own. Now in
SCM Software for Real World Manufacturing: A Case for Mission Critical Use
In an ideal world, we can have an exception free manufacturing operations. And for the most part, it will be a
: SCM Software for Real World Manufacturing: A Case for Mission Critical Use SCM Software for Real World Manufacturing: A Case for Mission Critical Use Ashfaque Ahmed - July 24, 2004 Read Comments Introduction As any experienced production or operations manager will tell you, there is real challenge in manufacturing execution processes and that production planning and scheduling does not help. Everyday the manager comes across machines breaking down, bottlenecks in the production lines, human resource
New Dimensions in EC and SCM Part 2: The Efficiency Gains of E-Procurement
From point-and-click ordering using Web-based catalogs of individual suppliers, to marketplaces that bring together in one place the products or services offered by multiple suppliers, to live auctions that determine the lowest-price bidder — there is a wide range of new e-procurement methods and tools to help businesses buy goods and services better, faster, and cheaper.
: Dimensions in EC and SCM Part 2: The Efficiency Gains of E-Procurement New Dimensions in EC and SCM Part 2: The Efficiency Gains of E-Procurement Scott A. Elliff - February 16, 2001 Read Comments Executive Summary Every business is a purchaser as well as a supplier, with many routinely processing hundreds of buying activities daily. Typically, purchases represent 50 to 90% of a company s cost structure — making procurement strategy and execution a critical lever for effective supply chain operations
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Identifying the ROI of a Software Application for SCM Part 2: We Are Looking for the Vendor To Tell Us
Managers weighing an investment in software for supply chain face pressure to be right. Looking for a precise calculation of ROI often results in making an uninformed decision. This part discusses what to do when business analysis skills are lacking.
: a Software Application for SCM Part 2: We Are Looking for the Vendor To Tell Us Identifying the ROI of a Software Application for SCM Part 2: We Are Looking for the Vendor To Tell Us Mark Wells - July 16, 2001 Read Comments Identifying the ROI of a Software Application for SCM Executive Summary The competitive environment for every industry grows increasingly intense. Fast, reasonably accurate information about the impact of a software investment decision grows more critical. Many decision-makers loo
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How Supply Chain Management Helps Today s Engineer-to-order Companies
In today's competitive engineer-to-order (ETO) manufacturing environment, procuring components on time and within budget is crucial. With rising fuel costs and increased international trade, supply chain management software can help ETO organizations get—and stay—ahead of the competition.
: This article details how SCM helps firms that manufacture ETO goods, as well as how SCM integrates with ETO to improve business processes. The Role of SCM in ETO Firms The ETO environment is a very detailed type of manufacturing because it involves many changes in the engineering and design of a product throughout its production. In this manufacturing environment, orders are based on contracts as opposed to work orders, which means it is crucial that the manufacturer meets its project deadlines. ETO
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