Supply chain planning and execution News
January 14, 2016
A new tool enables the creation of 3D PDF documents, supporting model-based enterprise strategies; a report shows mixed results for manufacturing ERP system effectiveness.
October 12, 2015
Redwood Supply Chain has adopted a number of best practices regarding EDI standards in order to simultaneously modernize supply chain and data architectures.
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.
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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