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Oracle Acquires TOA Technologies for FSM Leadership
Oracle acquires TOA Technologies, a leader of cloud-based field service management (FSM) solutions. How will services companies benefit from this deal? Read P.J

home depot scm  as DISH Network, E.ON, Home Depot, Ricoh, Telefonica ( read TEC article ), Virgin Media, and Vodafone. But TOA overleveraged itself with a hefty venture capital investment that saw it gain only about 60 customers focused in a few industries, primarily telecom and cable ( read TEC article ). It therefore had to develop partnerships with salesforce.com (the ETAworkforce product on the Salesforce1 Platform ) and with Oracle CRM OnDemand (within Oracle Service Cloud ). It looks like now Oracle might be able t

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PLM for the Fashion Industry

Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) for Fashion is an evaluation model containing tailored PLM criteria and extra functionalities that serve the specificities of this industry in order to help fashion goods (including apparel, footwear, accessory and home fashion) manufacturers and retailers to achieve more efficient product development, lower cost, and better collaboration and control throughout the whole supply chain.  

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Collaborative Sourcing Solution Vendor Leaves No Stone Unturned


By layering across an organization's current infrastructure and building a sourcing system that needs hardly any training, TradeStone users anywhere can sign on and have the system handle all the intricacies of international trade (without ever experiencing its complexities).

home depot scm  Global 2000 customers including Home Depot , JC Penney, Unisys Computer , Sears , Ames , Federated , Timberland , and UPS . The product was agnostic with respect to import, export, product, and country, and it lured all the old IMC customers to the new company. IMC never sold another software package, and eventually sank into oblivion. In contrast to IMC, RockPort was profitable virtually from its inception, thanks to its lucrative and value-adding consulting practice, and thanks also to the early critica Read More

i2 To Power Best Buy


Since introducing its first cavernous superstore in 1989, the Minnesota-based discount retailer has grown rapidly to over 350 stores in 39 states. The company now hopes to replicate the success of its brick-and-mortar business in cyberspace.

home depot scm  and online site. Though Home Depot currently does not offer goods online, the $40 billion home improvement retailer plans to do so in the future and is preparing its catalog for web deployment, a task that the i2/Aspect combination is eminently capable of supporting. While Best Buy and its new partner have a great deal of work ahead, the win will breed further success for i2, which will continue to penetrate the CPG/retail market to balance its presence in high tech by as early as 2001. Of course, i2 will Read More

RFID Case Study: Gillette and Provia Part One: Background


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Will Recent Acquisition Catalyze Catalyst’s Strategy? Part One: Event Summary


For years, Catalyst International was a leading public WMS/SCE vendor before missteps by its previous management team caused serious problems in strategy and execution. Over the past few years Catalyst's turnaround strategy has returned it to growth and profitability. As a result, it has recently been acquired by ComVest, a wealthy, private investment firm. This development may indicate private equity investors' renewed interest in this market and might validate the company's turnaround strategy that began in late 2001. Still, the question remains whether the anticipated infusion of capital from ComVest will enable Catalyst to become a consolidator and rejoin its mightier direct competitors in the industry's upper echelon.

home depot scm  , Reebok , The Home Depot , and other global leaders—the Milwaukee, Wisconsin, US-based company was floundering when the new management team took over in 2001. Catalyst International began in 1979 as a custom development firm specializing in building warehouse management systems, with its first customer being Chrysler Corporation . During its first twenty-plus years, the company deviated only slightly from its original charter, although by the early 1990s it began to move towards becoming a provider of Read More

SmartOps Steps Out in to the Cloud SCM


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Rising Elephant Creates Euphoria: India's Growing Markets Are a Boon for SCM Vendors


The nature of the organized retailing market in India may present challenges for software providers, but the opportunity to tap into and benefit from this market's huge (and growing) potential can yield sizable returns for supply chain management software vendors.

home depot scm  in India India is home to more than one billion people. The middle class is comprised of more than 300 million people who have good purchasing power; 20 million people make up the upper class. All of these people are hungry for world-class products and services. But even today, only 2 percent of retailing is in the organized sector. Some 100-odd midsize retailers own and operate more than 100 retail outlets each. This is a huge scope for the expansion of organized retailing. It is expected that by 2010, Read More

IQMS Case Study: Plastics Components Inc. Leads Global Competition At Home With EnterpriseIQ


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The SCM Perspective: 2009 in Review-and What You Can Do to Weather the Storms of 2010


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