All Whitepaper Entries
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.
Friday, October 18, 2013
We asked organizations from around the world, what advice they would give their peers on better managing the sales cycle and increasing close rates using Microsoft Dynamics CRM.
Find out what they said. Download volume one of our "Notes from the Field" series with 8 pieces of advice and much more, on increasing sales.
New Research Brief from Peerless Research Group and Purolator International looks into the increased growth opportunities for U.S. businesses that want to expand in the Canadian eCommerce market.
You know how unpredictable business can be. Responding to changing consumer demand is a constant challenge. It can also be costly if you're maintaining huge inventories of products.
By making product completion centers part of your supply chain strategy, you can avoid unnecessary costs and customize products to your customers' unique needs. Recent research from Peerless reveals that companies in every industry - from retail to electronics - are missing out on a major supply chain opportunity: postponing product customization.
Posted on 10/18 at 03:51 PM
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Thursday, October 17, 2013
As a logistics provider, information critical to your business is distributed across the supply chain and you are required to exchange data with a many suppliers and partners.
Manual processes dominate many aspects of transportation and third party logistics (3PL), which keeps costs high and slows growth.