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Food and Beverage Industry Trends and Issues
Food and beverage manufacturers and distributors supplying major supermarket retailers share many common business challenges. The customers—powerful and

resources supply chain beverage labeling  management (CPIM) and integrated resources management (CIRM) by APICS. Olin Thompson is Lawson 's vice-president of industry strategy. He has over twenty-five years of experience as an executive in the software industry, and has been called the father of process ERP. Thompson is a frequent author and award-winning speaker on such topics as gaining value from ERP, supply chain planning (SCP), e-commerce, and the impact of technology on industry. He can be reached at olin.thompson@us.lawson.com .

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Supply Chain Management (SCM)

Supply chain management (SCM) solutions include applications for managing supplier, manufacturer, wholesaler, retailer, and customer business processes. Addressing demand management, warehouse management, international trade logistics, transportation execution, and many other issues for a complete solution, this knowledge base will support your evaluation of an SCM suite. 

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Process Manufacturing: Ensuring Food Safety through Active HACCP Management


As a result of publicized food contamination and product recalls, food safety regulations are under increasing scrutiny. Process manufacturers in the food and beverage industry may soon be facing stricter rules. But food manufacturers can prevent contamination by using existing technology to automate and ensure the effectiveness of the hazard analysis and critical control point (HACCP) food safety program. Learn more.

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Managing Business Risk in the Food and Beverage Industry


Midsize food and beverage companies are striving to be more things to more markets, while ensuring consistent customer satisfaction and regulatory compliance. This industry is experiencing unprecedented opportunities at a time when reliability, quality, and food safety are growing concerns. Learn how business systems that tightly integrate vertical operations have helped these companies achieve a competitive advantage.

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Process Manufacturing: Industry Specific Requirements Part One: Introduction


As with any manufacturing operation, process manufacturing has special system requirements such as formulas, unit of measure conversions, and packaging recipes. However, within the realm of process manufacturing, specific industries have needs that are more critical than others. This article explores these critical needs for the food and beverage, chemical, and a hybrid industry -- textiles, so that you can focus on these requirements when evaluating enterprise-wide software.

resources supply chain beverage labeling  still conform the existing resources and routings on the plant floor. For example, it may be a game time decision on how to process a batch of apples to maximize the product yield. The software must be able to accommodate these changes through formula and routing modifications and still stay within the constraints of the plant floor. Of course, we want to maintain the integrity of the original formula and routing. Additionally, companies making multiple end items from a single incoming ingredient have a Read More

Margin Squeeze and Globalization in the Food and Beverage Industry


In the food and beverage industry, the channel master makes final volume decisions and mostly controls the unit price, with the manufacturer having limited power to increase or maintain prices. The only real variable the manufacturer does control is cost.

resources supply chain beverage labeling  management (CPIM) and integrated resources management (CIRM) by APICS. Olin Thompson is Lawson 's vice-president of industry strategy. He has over twenty-five years of experience as an executive in the software industry, and has been called the father of process ERP. Thompson is a frequent author and award-winning speaker on such topics as gaining value from ERP, supply chain planning (SCP), e-commerce, and the impact of technology on industry. He can be reached at olin.thompson@us.lawson.com . Read More

Service Supply Chain Strategies to Increase Corporate Profitability


This article describes the unique challenges of the service supply chain, provides a framework for understanding the service management decision hierarchy, and highlights the dramatic value proposition available to companies that deploy advanced service strategies and decision-support tools to address these challenges. Brief case studies from leading service organizations Cisco and KLA-Tencor show examples of successful deployments of service supply chain strategies.

resources supply chain beverage labeling  and demand of such resources that have occurred throughout the service supply chain prior to the occurrence of the service event in question. Given the random nature of service events, it is clear that demand uncertainty cannot be eliminated through forecasting, and hence, trade-offs must be evaluated on the basis of future risk assessments captured by estimates of the demand probability distribution relevant to specific customer products and locations at particular future points in time. The decisions Read More

Technology Enablers for the Lean Supply Chain


Transforming an enterprise to a lean supply chain requires both enabling technology and discipline. By following some specific guidelines to extend lean methodology, you can proceed through your supply chain transformation to become effectively lean.

resources supply chain beverage labeling  accessing benefits and fewer resources counting costs. When lean principles are achieved, each section of the vertical can claim benefits. But there are challenges. The challenge of integrating lean concepts into purchasing, manufacturing, and sales holds promise. Within the enterprise, IT tends to pulls systems independently to exploit the objectives of cost, efficiency, and flexibility. Purchasing systems buy quantities for lowest price; manufacturing looks for speed with the fewest resources; and Read More

Supply Chain Portfolio 2004


Here we are in the New Year. So, what should the going forward picture be of the Supply Chain portfolio? Something old, something new, something from a service provider, something blue. OK, enough of that.

resources supply chain beverage labeling  Chain Portfolio 2004 Introduction Here we are in the New Year. So, what should the going forward picture be of the Supply Chain portfolio? Something old, something new, something from a service provider, something blue (figure 1). OK, enough of that. Something Old In spite of the press, people are continuing to buy and implement solutions from APS to WMS, although at a slower rate. In figure 1, The 2002 Portfolio, we define planning to be more strategic: setting up of supply chains, strategic Read More

The Elusive Goal of Supply Chain Visibility


Visibility continues to take center stage among many supply chain issues—as it has for more than a few years and is likely to for the foreseeable future. But what is this visibility issue, and why does it continue to be such an elusive goal for many companies to achieve? TEC Senior SCM Analyst Bob Eastman answers these questions and offers up some ideas on how to gain greater visibility into your company’s supply chain.

resources supply chain beverage labeling  Walmart, with the available resources and supply chain influence, has taken the laudatory step of publicly disclosing results of its supplier audits, with promises of more to come. Even with the obvious benefits (inventory reduction, lower transportation costs, working capital efficiencies, better customer delivery, brand protection), smaller companies are often more challenged to commit the resources to a full-on visibility initiative. Supply chain vendors have been offering a range of solutions that Read More

Using Visibility to Manage Supply Chain Uncertainty


Technology has advanced supply chain visibility beyond mere track and trace functions. Visibility can be used to manage supply chain uncertainty, thereby preemptively troubleshooting problematic areas and reallocating resources to better meet the demands of an enterprise.

resources supply chain beverage labeling  when to deploy reserve resources and when to use resource buffers. Protect actively by making supply chain processes more flexible . When changing conditions are visible, they can be identified, and users can respond immediately. For example, resources can be reallocated and transported across a network as conditions warrant. Visibility Technology Options Traditional ERP and SCM systems such as supply chain planning, order management, and logistics management provide static and fixed views, because the Read More

J. D. Edwards FOCUSes on Active Supply Chain


With co-founder McVaney once again at the helm, J. D. Edwards flexed its new supply chain management capabilities at FOCUS 2000 in Denver.

resources supply chain beverage labeling  D. Edwards FOCUSes on Active Supply Chain J. D. Edwards FOCUSes on Active Supply Chain S. McVey - July 7, 2000 Event Summary At its annual user conference, FOCUS 2000, J. D. Edwards previewed the latest components of its Active Supply Chain solution, the mid market ERP vendor's reincarnation of technology acquired from Numetrix in 1999. Active Supply Chain (ASC) comprises modules for Production Scheduling, Production & Distribution Planning, and Enterprise Planning with a module for discrete production Read More

Supply Chain Management (SCM)


Supply chain management (SCM) systems are used to coordinate the movement of products and services from suppliers to customers (including manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers). These systems are used to manage demand, warehouses, trade logistics, transportation, and other issues concerning facilities, and movement and transformation of materials on their way to customers.

resources supply chain beverage labeling  Chain Management (SCM) Supply chain management (SCM) systems are used to coordinate the movement of products and services from suppliers to customers (including manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers). These systems are used to manage demand, warehouses, trade logistics, transportation, and other issues concerning facilities, and movement and transformation of materials on their way to customers. Read More

PeopleSoft Supply Chain Is Music To Mid Market Ears


PeopleSoft has once again proven the naysayers wrong about its ability to sell supply chain management. Its Accelerated Supply Chain Management offering bundles core e-business functionality into a scaled down package for the mid market, a segment that not even SCM market leader i2 has conquered.

resources supply chain beverage labeling  systems. Users with more resources may want to opt to have PeopleSoft perform the set-up, quality check and installation, but let internal resources make desired customizations and enhancements. Finally, for users interested in a truly hands-off deployment, PeopleSoft hosts Accelerated SCM through its eCenter. Whatever the option, users will find PeopleSoft's graphical interface to be intuitive and easy to use. As always, prospective clients should choose the option that best suits their business Read More

The High-tech Supply Chain Challenge


Supply chain operations play a vital role in the success of any consumer or high-tech original equipment manufacturer (OEM). But some companies consistently outperform in the field. Find out how these companies are making their supply chains more effective and efficient by supporting sophisticated business processes with technologies like integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems and demand management software.

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Demand Management Demand Solutions for Supply Chain Management Certification Report


The Demand Management product Demand Solutions is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of demand management solutions in the Supply Chain Management (SCM) Evaluation Center. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth analyst commentary.

resources supply chain beverage labeling  Management Demand Solutions for Supply Chain Management Certification Report The Demand Management product Demand Solutions is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of demand management solutions in the Supply Chain Management (SCM) Evaluation Center. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and Read More