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Understanding and Managing Supply Chain Risk
As supply chains continue to grow in size and complexity, companies are focusing more of their energies on managing supply chain risk. While the topic is

understanding the supply chain  and expensive ' consequences. Understanding the implications of supply chain redesign and global sourcing in this light is essential to a company's long-term viability and economic success. Companies can take the following key steps to better address risks in their supply chains, as follows: Identify and profile risk variables Assign appropriate factors to risk for quantitative inclusion in business decision-making processes Understand how technology tools can enable the organization to better manage Read More...
Supply Chain Management (SCM)
Supply chain management (SCM) solutions include applications for managing supplier, manufacturer, wholesaler, retailer, and customer business processes. Addressing demand management, warehouse mana...
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5 Building Block Scenarios for Understanding the Challenge of GS1 Barcode Label Printing in Your Global Supply Chain
Beyond the operational efficiencies and cost savings of an improved product audit trail, standardized GS1 barcode labels contribute to greater supply chain

understanding the supply chain  Building Block Scenarios for Understanding the Challenge of GS1 Barcode Label Printing in Your Global Supply Chain Beyond the operational efficiencies and cost savings of an improved product audit trail, standardized GS1 barcode labels contribute to greater supply chain security by protecting against the entry of counterfeit products into a legitimate supply chain. There are many complications to having fully conforming GS1 barcode labels, however. Find out how to address these issues with five Read More...
Supply Chain Decisions - Make Sure You Understand the Dollars and Sense Part Two: The Impact on Real Costs
High-level strategic decisions often have multiple, cascading cost impacts. The reaction of the costs to changes in the supply chain system is not predictable

understanding the supply chain  into supply chain decisions. Understanding the Dollars and Sense Another challenge in making business decisions is understanding the impact of the changes in relation to the overall business and its strategic direction, as opposed to looking at the decisions on a localized basis within specific functions or departments. This is also a challenge in communicating the solution to get appropriate buy-in from disparate functions and stakeholders within the company. Frequently, the best solutions for the Read More...
Driving Costs Out of the Supply Chain: Inbound Logistics
One of the most neglected areas of the manufacturing and retail supply chain is the inbound logistics segment. Following best practices and creating a

understanding the supply chain  leverage result in inaction Understanding the optimization paradigm for each type of industry helps formulate the scope of constraints on logistics optimization. For example, Figure 1 illustrates the scope of constraints on bulk logistics optimization. Such constraints include: Many bulk products, including some chemical and most agricultural products, are perishable and must be delivered to customers within a fixed time. The allocation of freight resources to ensure timely delivery is less a question of Read More...
The High-tech Supply Chain Challenge
Supply chain operations play a vital role in the success of any consumer or high-tech original equipment manufacturer (OEM). But some companies consistently

understanding the supply chain  a challenging task. But understanding how these investments impact bottom-line profitability can bring huge benefits to companies running sophisticated IT solutions. Benchmarking can help reveal the association between operational excellence and best practices. The America s SAP Users Group (ASUG) and SAP have collaborated on a number of benchmarking initiatives and best-practice surveys to identify current and emerging best practices. The findings of these programs allow you to compare your Read More...
Now the Minnows are Eating the Minnows
In a transaction valued at approximately $15 million, DataMirror Corporation has announced that it has completed the acquisition of assets and assumption of

understanding the supply chain  the Minnows are Eating the Minnows Now the Minnows are Eating the Minnows M. Reed - October 19, 2000 Event Summary In a transaction valued at approximately $15 million, small by most standards in the software industry, DataMirror Corporation (TSE: DMC) has completed the acquisition of assets and assumption of certain liabilities of Constellar Corporation. Both companies have been small niche players in the data warehousing market, Constellar being almost exclusively Oracle-based, and DataMirror Read More...
The Magic Is in the Screen
Projection is often seen as the big compromise: you must have either a very powerful and bright projector or a very dark room to achieve high-quality

understanding the supply chain  Magic Is in the Screen Projection is often seen as the big compromise: you must have either a very powerful and bright projector or a very dark room to achieve high-quality, commercially acceptable images. However, many people don’t know that a revolutionary concept is now available—a screen technology that allows very high-quality projected images in brightly lit environments that removes the need for dark rooms or very expensive projectors. Read More...
The Versatile Group, Inc.
Founded in 1992, the Versatile Group is a privately held corporation headquartered in Dallas, Texas (US). The company provides business accounting software

understanding the supply chain  Versatile Group, Inc. Founded in 1992, the Versatile Group is a privately held corporation headquartered in Dallas, Texas (US). The company provides business accounting software products that leverage proven technologies. Its customers represent a wide spectrum of business and industries. Read More...
Who Are White Papers Aimed at Anyway-The Technical Professional or the Poor Soul Who Got Stuck With the Job?
Anyone who’s ever been involved in choosing enterprise software knows it’s not an easy job. It takes months of preparation that involves gathering information

understanding the supply chain  Are White Papers Aimed at Anyway-The Technical Professional or the Poor Soul Who Got Stuck With the Job? Anyone who’s ever been involved in choosing enterprise software knows it’s not an easy job. It takes months of preparation that involves gathering information from various departments, mapping business processes, preparing a business case, interviewing stakeholders, and getting buy-in from executives and users on the project. And that’s only the beginning! But whose job is it to do all of this Read More...
The ERP Market 2001 And Beyond - Aging Gracefully With The ‘New Kids On The Block’
Although we believe that exorbitant growth rates are a matter of the past, growth will remain the word associated with the ERP market in the 2000’s. ERP will

understanding the supply chain  ERP Market 2001 And Beyond - Aging Gracefully With The ‘New Kids On The Block’ The ERP Market 2001 And Beyond - Aging Gracefully With The 'New Kids On The Block' P.J. Jakovljevic - October 3, 2001 Executive Summary  Enterprise resource planning (ERP) integrated software solutions have become synonymous with competitiveness, particularly throughout the 1990's. ERP systems replace islands of information with a single, packaged software solution that integrates all traditional enterprise management Read More...
When the Bigger Fish Eats the Smaller to Become a Bigger Fish
This time the merger and acquisition of Connect-Care by Firstwave appears to be a search for vertical market access. Connect-Care provides a direct reach to 87

understanding the supply chain  the Bigger Fish Eats the Smaller to Become a Bigger Fish Event Summary On March 4, 2003, Firstwave Technologies , Inc. (NASDAQ: FSTW) a leading web-based CRM solutions provider, announced the acquisition of Connect-Care Inc ., a vertically specialized CRM solutions provider to software industry. Through a merger agreement, Firstwave will deliver 200,000 shares of common stock to the shareholders of Connect-Care, as well as an additional potential earn out payment of $300,000 in cash payable in 2004 if Read More...
The Undocumented Layers of the OSI Model and Their Impact on Security
The biggest threat to data security doesn’t come from hackers, misconfigured firewalls, missing patches, or negligent employees. Nor is it in the application

understanding the supply chain  Undocumented Layers of the OSI Model and Their Impact on Security The biggest threat to data security doesn’t come from hackers, misconfigured firewalls, missing patches, or negligent employees. Nor is it in the application layer of the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) Basic Model. Instead, there are three undocumented layers of the OSI Model that exert a huge influence on security decisions and the integrity of security programs. Learn about those layers and how to manage the threat. Read More...
Supply Chain Portfolio 2004
Here we are in the New Year. So, what should the going forward picture be of the Supply Chain portfolio? Something old, something new, something from a service

understanding the supply chain  Chain Portfolio 2004 Introduction Here we are in the New Year. So, what should the going forward picture be of the Supply Chain portfolio? Something old, something new, something from a service provider, something blue (figure 1). OK, enough of that. Something Old In spite of the press, people are continuing to buy and implement solutions from APS to WMS, although at a slower rate. In figure 1, The 2002 Portfolio, we define planning to be more strategic: setting up of supply chains, strategic Read More...
PeopleSoft: Giving Fervent Hope To The Market And Jitters To The Competition. Part 2: The Implications
PeopleSoft has joined the elite group of vendors that can deliver a majority of the components of a complete e-business framework. If one considers all aspects

understanding the supply chain  Giving Fervent Hope To The Market And Jitters To The Competition. Part 2: The Implications PeopleSoft: Giving Fervent Hope To The Market And Jitters To The Competition Part 2: The Implications P.J. Jakovljevic - June 27, 2001 Event Summary  PeopleSoft is seeking to make bigger strides in the CRM, SCM and B2B software markets with its recent spate of product releases. The rhetoric and hype aside, the fact is that PeopleSoft has become a fearsome enterprise applications provider. PeopleSoft has Read More...

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