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Manufacturing supply chain management and ERP News
August 05, 2016
SAP and 3D parts manufacturer APWorks have partnered on software and services, including digitization and workflow, to make on-demand printing more viable in manufacturing.
April 22, 2016
Though smaller this year, the New York conference was loaded with the desktop 3D printers that are driving innovation in a growing market. Here's a rundown on five that stood out.
April 19, 2016
Industry expert Terry Wohlers said the state of the 3D printing industry is strong, with investment from large corporations and new innovations leading the way.
March 30, 2016
In an interview at Ariba Live, analyst Joshua Greenbaum discussed SAP Ariba's biggest challenges and opportunities in integrating with SAP technology and the SAP Business Network.
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Cross-docking is the practice of unloading goods from inbound delivery vehicles and loading them directly onto outbound vehicles. Continue Reading
Overall equipment effectiveness is a measure of manufacturing operations performance and productivity, expressed in a percentage. Continue Reading
Pick to light is order-fulfillment technology that employs alphanumeric displays and buttons at storage locations to guide the manual "picking" and recording of items for shipment. Continue Reading
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In this Q&A, supply chain expert Simon Ellis of IDC discusses the supply chain software market, why it has been slower to embrace the cloud and why this may be changing. Continue Reading
Additive manufacturing -- popularly known as 3D printing -- has been touted as the next big thing in manufacturing, but its impact will soon be seen in supply chain management. Continue Reading
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Initially slow to take off, the internet of things is enabling sophisticated sensors that give logistics providers more visibility into inventory and freight vehicles. Continue Reading
Capable-to-Match is a subcomponent of SAP APO that enables better demand and supply controls by balancing production constraints, supplier lead time and transportation lead time. Continue Reading
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Most companies start out with P2P systems just to automate invoicing and procurement, but the savviest ones know how to tap them as working capital and cash-flow engines. Continue Reading
A critical goal of supply chain management is to foster alignment and collaboration. Here's how concurrent manufacturing can help. Continue Reading
By focusing on compensating factors such as safety stock and shrinkage, you can counteract the tendency of an MRP system to increase inventory, especially in the beginning. Continue Reading