All Whitepaper Entries
Monday, December 02, 2013
Today, more and more companies are finding value in optimizing their distribution network.
By taking a strategic approach to network configuration, they are improving service levels, better managing their inventory and reducing transportation costs. Less demanding in terms of infrastructure, systems, cost, and time than full-scale supply chain optimization, this targeted approach delivers remarkable results.
We asked organizations from around the world, what advice they would give their peers on gaining better visibility into marketing campaigns using Microsoft Dynamics CRM.
Find out what they said.
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Posted on 12/02 at 02:25 PM
When collaboration is done right, companies can respond more quickly to potential inventory shortages, unexpected upside, shipment delays, and unexpected disruptions. Learn how effective communications combined with real-time visibility across suppliers and trading partners is critical to achieving sustainable supply chain success.
Posted on 12/02 at 02:18 PM
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You face increasing challenges in today's competitive environment as customers require greater flexibility and insist on timely delivery.
Keeping your mobile workforce connected is essential to meeting these demands and protecting them on the road. At the same time, your business is facing creeping fuel costs and growing traffic congestion, and crumbling infrastructure.
Monday, November 04, 2013
Aberdeen Group's Chief Supply Chain Officer (CSCO) Survey (January 2011) collected data from 191 companies of which 56 claim to have active C-level support for supply chain process/technology investments.
Research conducted in April 2013 by SCM World on managing global manufacturing footprints highlighted the growing complexity of cross-border trade. Where globalization once meant low-cost country sourcing, today it is clear that goods must move in all directions at once – east to west, north to south, rich country to poor country and back again.
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Managing the flow of goods to your customer has never been more complex. Whether it is compliance labeling, EDI, or other value added services; customers continue to demand more from their suppliers.
This can seem overwhelming for small to midsized businesses who may lack the expertise or budget to deal with these challenges. This white paper will outline five drivers of distribution complexity for midsized businesses.
Posted on 10/29 at 02:01 PM
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Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Generating bar code and RFID labels from the SAP environment is not always a straightforward process. The various versions and generations of SAP solutions are oriented to document printing and do not offer native support for most the specialized thermal printers used for bar code and RFID labeling. That means either the SAP solution or the printer has to be enabled to be compatible.
Replacing older, less efficient lift trucks at the right time can reduce your maintenance costs, improve your productivity and, most importantly, save money and maximize your return on investment. So how do you determine the right time to make a new, significant purchase?
Posted on 10/22 at 09:17 AM
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Sunday, October 20, 2013
Columbus consultant, Dr. Scott Hamilton, published this insightful book focusing on using Microsoft ERP in a manufacturing environment.
Incorporating tons of examples to bring clarity to the concepts discussed, this book is a must for anyone using or considering ERP in manufacturing.