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Using Visibility to Manage Supply Chain Uncertainty
Technology has advanced supply chain visibility beyond mere track and trace functions. Visibility can be used to manage supply chain uncertainty, thereby

advanced tools used to control supply chain activities  enterprise resource planning (ERP), advanced planning and scheduling (APS), and the Internet. Today, we delve into continuous loop manufacturing, peer-to-peer computing, service oriented architecture (SOA), and the means for inter- and intra-enterprise SCV. Understanding the Nature of and Responding to Uncertainty When event level detail of supply chain activity is visible, multiple alternatives can be deployed to manage uncertainty. These include the following: Eliminating the source of uncertainty . Read More...
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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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Streamlining for Success: The Lean Supply Chain
When flexibility and speed are requisites for success, it’s the lean organization that leads the race. World-class manufacturing organizations know the value of

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Top 10 Supply Chain Technology Trends
You can’t pick up a business or IT magazine today without seeing numerous articles about the growth of mobile and wireless technologies. Why are these

advanced tools used to control supply chain activities  are most common, but advanced track-and-trace applications are emerging. For example, several pharmaceutical electronic pedigree (e-pedigree) systems have been developed to take advantage of EPC technology, and pending FDA regulations favor its use for supply chain traceability. case in point The U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) implemented RFID systems in a warehouse to track inventory and facilitate more eicient shipping to branch oices. The SSA realized a 39 percent productivity improvement Read More...
Service Supply Chain Strategies to Increase Corporate Profitability
This article describes the unique challenges of the service supply chain, provides a framework for understanding the service management decision hierarchy, and

advanced tools used to control supply chain activities  to companies that deploy advanced service strategies and decision-support tools to address these challenges. Brief case studies from leading service organizations Cisco and KLA-Tencor describe examples of successful deployments of service supply chain strategies that leverage this approach. [1] J. Bijesse, M. McCluskey and L. Sodano, Service Lifecycle Management (Part 1): The Approaches and Technologies to Build Sustainable Competitive Advantage for Service, AMR Research Report, August, 2002. Read More...
Outsourcing Supply Chain Planning Processes
Supply chain planning tools deliver potentially tremendous savings when well implemented, and wreak havoc when they fail. A company considering an outsourcing

advanced tools used to control supply chain activities  handle. This is why advanced planning and scheduling tools have become strategically important. Forecasting, scheduling, and planning tools linked to transactional data in enterprise requirements planning (ERP) systems can have dramatic impacts on customer service levels, inventory costs, production costs, throughput, and administrative costs. When the solution is well designed and well implemented, the impossible becomes possible. Finished goods inventory turns can rise while service levels improve, Read More...
Building an ERP Taskforce: How to Select the Best Team to Ensure Success
The first step in any enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementation involves bringing together the team that will plan and implement the project@your ERP

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How to Make People More Willing to Share Knowledge in Their PLM Environment
In Why Some People Don’t Like PLM, Graham McCall said that some product lifecycle management (PLM) users’ reluctance to share knowledge with others is the

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5 Ways to Effectively use Social Media to Conduct Your Job Search
In Using Social Media Tools for Recruiting Talent, I discussed how more and more businesses today are using social media tools for attracting and finding the

advanced tools used to control supply chain activities  Ways to Effectively use Social Media to Conduct Your Job Search In Using Social Media Tools for Recruiting Talent , I discussed how more and more businesses today are using social media tools for attracting and finding the right person to fill a position. This current post will focus on the job seeker. It’s no secret that the last few years has seen unemployment rates rise well above the norm. In fact, recent numbers show that—while things are slowly getting better—many in the market for a job are 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

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From Right Brain to Retail: Cutting Time-to-market with PLM
Apparel companies have to cut their lead times in half if they want to stay competitive—a difficult task without the right product lifecycle management (PLM

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Supply Chain Apptricity: Supply Chain Management (SCM) Competitor Analysis Report
Criteria in this knowledge base pertain to managing supplier, manufacturer, wholesaler, retailer, and customer business processes. Addressing demand management,

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3 Reasons to Archive E-mail: Capacity and PSTs, Migration to Exchange 2010, and Compliance
E-mail is mission critical with corporate knowledge locked inside maiboxes. E-mail archiving solutions help organizations track e-mail transactions, restore

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How to Use Technology to Redefine Today’s Economy
Daniel Burrus examines how using technology can not only help organizations lower costs and become more efficient, but also redefine today’s economy. Learn the

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Hosted Unified Communications: What You Need to Know to Determine if it is Right for Your Organization
A true unified communications (UC) solution, integrated with hosted voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) phone service helps improve fluidity of office

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5 DNS Security Risks That Keep You Up At Night (And How To Get Back To Sleep)
DDoS, cache poisoning, footprinting, oh my! Who knew that there were so many ways to threaten the security of your DNS? Read this white paper to find out all of

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