Archive for November, 2005

Adding Value to ERP

During the 1990s, the vast majority of Global 2000 companies deployed client/server systems for enterprise resource planning (ERP) to replace their mainframe-based accounting packages. Some did it as part of the business process re-engineering (BPR) boom, others as Y2K upgrades at the end of the decade and others simply to replace aging financial systems. A […]

3 Reasons Why CRM Strategies Fail

by Matt Hogansworth Customer relationship management (CRM) is one of the most effective tools for improving customer relationships and therefore increasing revenue, customer satisfaction, and customer retention. Unfortunately, some CRM strategies fail. This leaves CRM vendors and their customers baffled, but there a few common reasons why a CRM strategy will fail. 1. Too much […]

Changing Consumer Attitudes Drive CRM

Changing consumer attitudes are driving Customer Relationship Management. Fuelled by Internet induced expectations and an even increasing mood of self reliance among customers, companies have to compete in an environment where communication, buying processes, data management, delivery and service are all-important in the battle for longterm, profitable relationships. Customers now require: … Changing Consumer Attitudes […] Supply and Demand Synchronization

Two years ago, Kawasaki Motors Corp., USA (KMC, USA) took a closer look at both its supply chain and its relationship with dealers, and found some weak spots. “We didn’t have forecasting that was sophisticated and we didn’t have a reporting engine,” says Barry Beehler, VP of Planning and Marketing for KMC, USA. “The different […]

Handle your resources optimally, ERP is here –

As many companies are part of the global or domestic supply chain, they have their own reservations, which include cost challenge, quality as well as less rejection of the product apart from the tight deadline to cater to the need of the customers. The panacea for the above problems is a right platform to utilise […]

Small Manufacturers Achieve Lean Efficiency With Low End MRP System

(PRWEB) March 26, 2005 — “Lean Manufacturing is all about eliminating waste. Since 1985 we have dedicated ourselves to the efficiency of small manufacturers. Tracking inventory requirements is one of the most important keys to eliminating waste in the manufacturing process, and one of the great strengths of E-Z-MRP.” Smolin is the founder of Beach […]

ERP Overview

This ERP Overview covers What is ERP, Brief history of ERP, Why is it necessary, Market Leaders and the future of ERP. What is ERP? Enterprise Resource Planning or ERP is an industry term for integrated, multi-module application software packages that are designed to serve and support multiple business functions. An ERP system can include […]

The Return of Sales and Operations Planning

In many manufacturing organizations, a lack of nimbleness and automation in existing sales and operations planning (S&OP) processes has stunted management’s ability to drive change. Companies looking to maximize the value of their supply chain and operational investments must automate cross-organizational performance planning processes to enable operational performance management. Intelligent Enterprise Magazine: The Return of […]

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