• April 14, 2010 14 Apr'10

    Manufacturers speed production with ERP warehouse integration

    Understand how close ERP warehouse integration can reduce inventory and improve customer service. Learn the benefits of replacing legacy systems with best-of-breed ERP and SCM modules.

  • April 08, 2010 08 Apr'10

    SaaS POS boosts data analytics for small manufacturers

    Learn how software as a service (SaaS) point of sale (POS) services can be an alternative to complex demand signal repositories (DSRs). Understand how on-demand and SaaS POS data and business intelligence can improve demand planning and inventory ...

  • April 08, 2010 08 Apr'10

    Evaluating your need for an MES upgrade

    Legacy manufacturing execution system (MES) software is often poorly integrated with ERP and SCM systems, which can isolate products in silos. But new MES has limitations you should know before starting an MES upgrade.

  • April 02, 2010 02 Apr'10

    The business case for point of sale systems relies on improved inventory, lower transportation costs

    Point of sale (POS) systems can improve demand forecasting and inventory optimization. The ROI can be huge, but it demands a strong business case to justify the hassle and expense.

  • March 30, 2010 30 Mar'10

    Tips for selecting two-tier ERP vs. single instance

    More manufacturers are consolidating their ERP systems to save money and space. For some companies, however, running two-tier ERP may be a better option than single-instance ERP.

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  • March 28, 2010 28 Mar'10

    Best practices for implementing vendor-managed inventory programs

    Implementing vendor-managed inventory (VMI) can help manufacturers eliminate excess inventory and run a tighter supply chain. These best practices will help you get started with VMI programs.

  • March 28, 2010 28 Mar'10

    Must-have demand planning software in 2010

    Manufacturers can optimize their supply chains with demand planning software. Demand planning tools can be used for predictive analytics, forecasting and demand signal repositories.

  • March 25, 2010 25 Mar'10

    Best practices for RFID asset management

    RFID asset management can be a real-time mechanism for knowing where your valuables are at all times. Benefits include lower capital costs and leaner processes.

  • March 17, 2010 17 Mar'10

    Getting the most out of a barcode project

    Manufacturers have a lot to look at when implementing barcodes into the warehouse. Barcode projects are expensive, but if done right, can pay off big.

  • March 16, 2010 16 Mar'10

    RFID vs. barcodes: Is one really better than the other?

    There are several advantages to both barcode technology and RFID, which is why many companies are leveraging the strengths of both. Find out the benefits of RFID vs. barcodes.

  • March 03, 2010 03 Mar'10

    Companies looking to demand signal repositories for demand-driven supply chains

    Demand signal repositories are the fastest-growing category in enterprise software and can help run a responsive, demand-driven supply chain.

  • February 19, 2010 19 Feb'10

    Fast-payback ERP projects for 2010

    Manufacturers have many options for reducing the costs and increasing the ROI of their ERP systems. These quick and easy ERP projects will help you get the most bang for your software buck.

  • January 26, 2010 26 Jan'10

    Manufacturing ERP software selection and implementation in a down economy

    Selecting and implementing manufacturing ERP software is especially challenging during tough economic times. In this expert interview, learn money-saving tips and ERP strategies to get the most out of your investment.

  • January 07, 2010 07 Jan'10

    New software options lead to improved warehouse management system (WMS) training

    Successful warehouse management system (WMS) software deployments require user training. New options in the software market are making WMS training easier than ever.

  • December 30, 2009 30 Dec'09

    Global supply chain management trends promote visibility, flexibility

    To compete in the global marketplace, manufacturers need to stay ahead of global supply chain management trends. The future of supply chains involves more flexibility, visibility and adoption of software as a service (SaaS).