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Supply Chain Management Systems for Service and Replacement Parts: Players, Benefits, and User Recommendations
Improved service management boosts revenue from both service offerings and new product sales, while improved customer service and enhanced offerings increase

ford motor supply chain strategy  a longstanding alliance with Caterpillar-Ford Motor , but a solid, commercially available solution is yet to come. International Business Systems (IBS) has capabilities in determining part criticality measures and optimum service levels, as a result of its acquisition of Stratman Software . Yet, today's ERP systems generally do not contain adequate, let alone advanced spare parts planning functionality. The spare parts planning market thus seems a prosperous area, as seen by Click Commerce's interest Read More...
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Who Could Object to Faster, More Responsive Supply Chains?
Today, global manufacturers have all but abandoned traditional vertical supply chain management to adopt the more flexible horizontal and virtual supply chain

ford motor supply chain strategy  be least effective. Even Ford Motor Company , the pioneer of vertical integration, has been no exception to this trend. A couple of years ago, the company’s management publicly acknowledged that “the days of being 100 percent self-sufficient and capable in today's world of high technology and engineering are gone.” Rather than bring all supply chain functions in house, large manufacturers and service providers are now more likely to adopt a horizontal , or lateral , supply chain strategy, whereby Read More...
Market Leaders of Global Trade Management
The strategic imperative to streamline the entire lifecycle of global trade has prompted JPMorgan and TradeBeam to acquire complementary companies. Logistics

ford motor supply chain strategy  of outstanding Vastera shares, Ford Motor Company and Technology Crossover Ventures , have reportedly committed to vote in favor of the transaction pursuant to voting agreements. With approximately 650 professionals in 14 countries and with over 400 clients throughout the world, Vastera is the worldwide leader of GTM solutions. It serves an international client base, including companies such as Alcatel , Dell , Ford, General Electric ( GE ), Lucent , Fonterra , Goodyear , Nortel Networks , and Seagate . Read More...
“Act Vertical” vs. “Go Extinct” Retailers - Part 1
In over a decade of covering the enterprise application space, I’ve repeatedly lauded and advised vertical focus (i.e., someone’s proven expertise in some

ford motor supply chain strategy  their in-house component suppliers. Ford Motor Company was no exception to this trend since it underwent a radical transformation of its supply chain at the turn of the 21st century.  Like the other two major fellow “Motown” automakers, Ford divested itself of the production of many components, as Chrysler  spun off its Mopar (short for MOtor PARts) division and General Motors (GM) turned its component supplier loose to become Delphi Corporation . Hence, it appears that the days of being totally Read More...
Merger Mania At Its Extremes
Other than for the peculiarity of a ‘love triangle’, the merger of SynQuest, Viwlocity and Tilion might be a harbinger of SCEM’s annexation by the realm of SCM,

ford motor supply chain strategy  service. Its customers include Ford Motor Company , Nissan North America , HON Industries , Simmons Company , Penske Logistics and Honda Express . Viewlocity's solutions, on the other hand, monitor supply chain execution (SCE) against the original plan, detecting deviations in time to prevent customer service disruptions and avoid costly fixes such as shipment expediting. The solution also provides recommendations for solving problems associated with these unplanned events and enables collaborative Read More...
Collaboration: The New Standard in the Supply Chain
Collaboration is becoming more and more critical to managing the supply chain process. Collaboration can take many forms in the supply chain, such as visibility

ford motor supply chain strategy  collaboration,supply chain,context,S&OP,VMI,SMI,logistics,demand planning and forecasting,Sales and Operations Planning,vendor-managed inventory Read More...
Logility Voyager Solutions for Supply Chain Management (SCM) Certification Report
Logility Voyager Solutions is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of supply chain management solutions in the Supply Chain Management (SCM) Evaluation

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Social Media in Your Supply Chain Keeps Everyone in the Loop
Social media is adding new value to cloud-based supply chain management for companies of all sizes. Internal social media (via Intranet) and external sites like

ford motor supply chain strategy  solutions will become more affordable. As more supply chain management goes to the cloud, social media tools will naturally follow. Companies like Indigo will have increased incentive to experiment with, and eventually adopt, a cloud-based supply chain solution that directly incorporates social media functionality. Smaller software firms like Moxie will thus pose a challenge to more established supply chain management software companies like SAP that cater to enterprise. With SAP's introduction of Read More...
Infor ION-izes its Open SOA Strategy - Part 2
Part 1 of this blog series started by analyzing a certain change of the guard and a related product strategy shift at Infor. Two late June 2010 news

ford motor supply chain strategy  platforms, how can Infor afford to maintain a dozen  enterprise resource planning (ERP)  platforms in the long run? Namely, the once touted multiple ledger “evolve” application is no longer coming, but some other “evolve” applications are still in the pipeline, e.g., sales and operations planning (S&OP). Without the multi-ledger capability, can existing ERP systems easily be internationalized? This Microsoft simplification/standardization sounds reasonable, but the broad set of solutions with Read More...
10 Things to Consider in Your Mobile Workforce Management Strategy
There are a lot of things to think about when evaluating your mobile workforce management strategy. And because your strategy impacts so many areas, it can be

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Creating a Web Strategy
One of the best starting points for determining a web site strategy is to understand both the market that your company operates in and the needs of your key

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PeopleSoft Strategy a Good Deal for JD Edwards Customers
Putting PeopleSoft's strategy to work for the JD Edwards community. What can the JD Edwards install-base expect from the PeopleSoft merger?

ford motor supply chain strategy  Jaguar, purchased by the Ford Motor Company. Ford did not eliminate the Jaguar—it made it better. PeopleSoft's objective is to take aim, first and foremost, at SAP. This strategy is welcome, not just to PeopleSoft investors, but also to organizations like IBM who are looking for an alternative to SAP to present to their customers. Strong encouragement to attend the PeopleSoft Connect Conference in California by the new executive team has yielded over 500 attendees from the JD Edwards (JDE) users, added Read More...
Supply Chain 101: The Basics You Need to Know
Today’s manufacturers face increasing global competition and complex manufacturing networks. Supply chain management provides manufacturers with the needed

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Supply Chain 201: Editors’ Picks
I’m a bit swamped right now, but I thought I’d address a number of specific requests from your comments in Supply Chain Management 101 by pointing you to a

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The Truth About Supply Chain Visibility
That's just one of the key realities you'll learn about in the white paper achieving supply chain visibility: there is more than meets the eye.

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