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Planning for a Financials Implementation: How To Avoid a Nosebleed
Because of the risks inherent in any financial implementation, it’s essential to get back to business basics. These implementations need to be understood and

these chaine d approvisionnement  back to business basics. These implementations need to be understood and planned for. Thus, there are a few premises that must be addressed in the planning stages of a financials implementation. If these premises are followed in a disciplined manner, the nosebleed of implementation can be avoided.

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Reconciliation: A Basis for Interconnect Settlements


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these chaine d approvisionnement  generated at both ends. These CDRs need to be reconciled periodically to find errors, if any. While there are industry standards for resolving these errors, comprehensive reconciliation solutions do exist that focus on the issue from a billing perspective. Read More

3M Wraps Up HighJump, While Retalix Shops OMI International Part Two: Market Impact


Both HighJump's and OMI's customers should be pleased because these acquisitions should center their vendors’ supply chain execution products inside a larger suite of complementary offerings and increase their vendors’ financial viability and market visibility.

these chaine d approvisionnement  bases (for examples of these typical dynamics, see Frantic Merger-Mania Spiced Up With Vendettas Leaves Customers Anxious ). Moreover the leading vendors have been embroiled in upgrading their own technologies, and, by and large, most are at similar functionality and product technology plateaus. Thus, it is more likely that leading vendors would buy products that would expand their SCM footprints (such as Manhattan Associates' acquisition of Logistics.com in 2002, see Logistics.com Becomes The Newest Of Read More

How Bad Can It Get? Challenges in the Distribution Industry


Manufacturers serving such retail giants as Wal-Mart or Costco are exposed to severe challenges—not only because of the economies of scale these outlets demand, but also because of the investment required in technology and capital equipment to manage the sheer volume of manufactured goods. With a weak economy, which usually translates into weak retail sales, these organizations may

these chaine d approvisionnement  the economies of scale these outlets demand, but also because of the investment required in technology and capital equipment to manage the sheer volume of manufactured goods. With a weak economy, which usually translates into weak retail sales, these organizations may feel the pinch in a number of areas: Retail giants can dictate both price and terms of payment, as many of them are heavily integrated into vendor-managed inventory (VMI), also known as vendor consignment inventory programs. [ Wikipedia on Read More

Analyzing Manhattan Associates’ Supply Chain Platform Play - Part 1


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these chaine d approvisionnement  RedPrairie Corporation stated that these two vendors continue to duke it out at almost every large-scale selection deal for a  warehouse management system (WMS) , distribution labor management system (LMS), and/or  transportation management system (TMS)  solution. But over the last few years they have also pursued somewhat different expansion routes from their traditional supply chain execution (SCE) realms, where they will likely face different competitors. To that end, RedPrairie has been rounding Read More

What Small Businesses Should Know about CRM


For small businesses with limited budgets and IT support, customer relationship management (CRM) has been out of reach. Until now, these small companies have missed out on the benefits provided by CRM because most applications were built for larger companies. New technology, however, has now emerged that levels the playing field for these smaller businesses by providing a fully customizable and affordable CRM system.

these chaine d approvisionnement  of reach. Until now, these small companies have missed out on the benefits provided by CRM because most applications were built for larger companies. New technology, however, has now emerged that levels the playing field for these smaller businesses by providing a fully customizable and affordable CRM system. Read More

Transportation Management and the Adaptive Supply Chain Network


To respond to the demands of today’s highly competitive global environment, traditional linear supply chains are evolving into complex, global ecosystems. These “pull” (demand-driven) environments working in conjunction with traditional “push” environments are known as adaptive supply chain networks (ASCNs). ASCNs allow all supply chain stakeholders to share knowledge, make collaborative decisions, and sense and respond immediately to changing conditions.

these chaine d approvisionnement  responsive to customer needs. These pull (demand-driven) environments that work in conjunction with traditional push environments are known as adaptive supply chain networks (ASCNs) . ASCNs allow all stakeholders in the supply chain, both within and outside the enterprise, to share knowledge, make collaborative decisions, and sense and respond immediately to changing conditions. An ASCN allows companies to restore order to a chaotic supply chain for higher profits. Key elements of the ASCN process are Read More

The G-word: Do Businesses Touting Green Really Practice What They Preach?


The word “green” these days is everywhere—especially in business. However, it’s difficult to know whether the environmental concerns of these businesses are sincere. Are their so-called “green practices” truly focused on the protection of the environment, or are they a profit-driven marketing initiative?

these chaine d approvisionnement  we to know if these environmental concerns are in fact what really moves businesses towards lowering their environmental impact? Furthermore, are these so called green practices actually legitimate and focused truly towards the protection of the environment, or are they just profit-driven and for image perception? Is society being green-washed? Irresponsible Purchasing Offer responds to demand. The more the general population is sensitive to and informed about offer, the more products will be available Read More

What Can Manufacturers Do in a Tough Economy? - Part I


According to the proverb “calamity is the touchstone of a brave mind,” in these tough times some supply chain management (SCM) vendors have been trying to take stock (no pun intended) of their offerings and how best to offer these to customers, to mutual benefit. In fact, I have recently seen some intriguing (if not bizarre) press releases (PRs), which read like some type of whitepapers or

these chaine d approvisionnement  a brave mind,” in these tough times some supply chain management (SCM) vendors have been trying to take stock (no pun intended) of their offerings and how best to offer these to customers, to mutual benefit. In fact, I have recently seen some intriguing (if not bizarre) press releases (PRs), which read like some type of whitepapers or presentation transcripts. They were certainly different (and therefore refreshing) from the customary dry and fluffy PRs that most communications folks use (especially Read More

No Floundering About These Strategic And Tactical Acquisitions


Design and implementation service company Razorfish announced its acquisition of broadband and user experience firms.

these chaine d approvisionnement  Floundering About These Strategic And Tactical Acquisitions Event Summary Razorfish Inc. (Nasdaq: RAZF) announced that it has purchased Lee Hunt Associates and TSDesign, Inc. The combined value of the purchase was approximately $49 million. Razorfish specializes in Internet development, and brings strategic, creative ad technology solutions to its engagements. Lee Hunt Associates is a leading branding and marketing company in the entertainment industry; it has design and production experience with both Read More

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these chaine d approvisionnement  may be that asking these questions will uncover that there are no standard procedures. If so, you can be pretty sure that each staff member who needs to access electronic files are losing 15–30 minutes a day looking for files on the system. You can also be pretty certain that there are multiple versions of the same (or worse, similar) documents being used. Working out the answers to these questions can improve your efficiency as well as dramatically shorten the time a new employee needs to get up to Read More

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these chaine d approvisionnement  makes the growth of these social hierarchies interesting (and not at all the same as those found in traditional corporate bureaucracies) is that the top of the heap tends to be naturally evolved and organic as opposed to the leaders in the bureaucracies that we know and love. Leaders in corporations are more often than not appointed based on their titles, not on their actual leadership skills. Equally intriguing is that these social hierarchies can be nested within a company as well as the personal Read More

Consider These Essentials for your NEW ERP Solution


An enterprise resource planning (ERP) system is a significant investment for any enterprise. A functional ERP system that benefits a company should contain the following essential components: A to Z modular functionality, high value proposition, your way of doing business, leverage technology; and proof with a configured demo. Learn the basics about these components and how they can benefit your enterprise.

these chaine d approvisionnement  These Essentials for your NEW ERP Solution An enterprise resource planning (ERP) system is a significant investment for any enterprise. A functional ERP system that benefits a company should contain the following essential components: A to Z modular functionality, high value proposition, your way of doing business, leverage technology; and proof with a configured demo. Learn the basics about these components and how they can benefit your enterprise. Read More

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these chaine d approvisionnement  business model. Schmitt contrasted these solutions with J. D. Edwards' supply chain planning product, xtr@, and its underlying Distributed Object Messaging Architecture (DOMA). Although his bias is forgivable, Schmitt's example is not. It fails to meet one of the most important criteria for collaborative solutions: openness. Market Impact DOMA, the messaging architecture originally developed in 1996 by Numetrix from its Modeling View Control toolset, is proprietary. It was created to alert users of situat Read More

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