Supply chain planning and execution News
August 07, 2015
Given a choice, 10% of Ariba users opted for the new user interface in the first three days of its rollout.
June 19, 2015
Manufacturer implemented QAD quality management software and tied it to QAD ERP for document control and workflow.
June 12, 2015
The latest release of Ariba Sourcing integrates with SAP ECC and is intended to bring consumer-like experience to direct materials sourcing.
May 21, 2015
It may be early in the game, but use cases demonstrate that Internet of Things pioneers are having great success with IoT-connected products.
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Distribution requirements planning (DRP) is a time-based systematic process to make the delivery of goods more efficient by determining which goods, in what quantities, and at what location are required to meet anticipated demand. Continue Reading
A proliferation of inexpensive and smart sensors is enabling a new age of visibility inside manufacturing plants and throughout the supply chain. Continue Reading
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In the supply chain, sensor technology is broadly defined to include devices that can sense location, temperature, chemical composition and other physical qualities. That wide range of abilities is exciting for manufacturers looking to improve their... Continue Reading
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As the IoT gains momentum and more data is collected via the Internet, manufacturers turn to big data applications to speed up their processes. Continue Reading
Barriers to production-class uses of 3D printing are falling, causing digital manufacturers to ramp up its use. Continue Reading
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Equipment providers and distributors are shifting their focus to improving field service. What are some best practices and technologies that can boost customer engagement and increase sales? Continue Reading
Radisys was able to sync plans with China manufacturer after integrating SAP ERP with Steelwedge S&OP and E2open's E2 PR in a hybrid cloud system. Continue Reading
Some manufacturers are expanding lean and sustainability strategies to the supply chain to reduce waste and bolster efficiencies, but extending these practices outside a company's four walls won't be easy. Continue Reading