- November 16, 2011
Wide-ranging supply chains, regulations and demanding customers are fueling a need for quality, risk and compliance (QRC) systems among manufacturers, according to a new report.
- November 14, 2011
Most companies can no longer get by purely on ERP procurement tools and must look to best-of-breed vendors for niche functionality, according to experts.
- November 08, 2011
Ten years after its last system literally went up in flames, Uniweld knew it was time for an ERP upgrade, but that has also meant a challenging database migration from Oracle 8i to 11g.
- November 02, 2011
ERP rollouts can be overwhelming for employees. These best practices will help the process run smoothly.
- November 01, 2011
Instead of migrating to a new ERP platform, manufacturers can continue to reap benefits from a legacy ERP system by using these best practices.
- October 27, 2011
To find the right mix of barcodes, RFID, and Wi-Fi sensors, manufacturers must first decide the speed, distance and accuracy they need in an AIDC system, analysts said.
- October 27, 2011
Cheaper active RFID and a plethora of wireless networking and sensor choices are driving RTLS adoption, analysts say.
- October 24, 2011
Wi-Fi can boost worker mobility and be the backbone for sensors and other devices that give real-time visibility into production and distribution.
- October 19, 2011
Upgrade credits, maintenance discounts, and free licenses are among the enticements to stay.
- October 17, 2011
A consultant explains why ERP training, employee communications, and organizational impact assessments are must-haves for a successful ERP implementation.
- October 07, 2011
Companies can avoid headaches by using the same vendor for two-tier ERP at both the headquarters and subsidiary levels, analysts say.
- October 04, 2011
Some experts say that without clear wins from the features in a new ERP deployment, replacing a legacy ERP system is usually not worth the cost or risks.
- September 29, 2011
Supply chains present a number of data security challenges, from intellectual property theft to product leaks. Avoiding security breaches means knowing how to manage IT and staff.
- September 23, 2011
European countries mandate different digital signatures. Latin America requires government-issued invoice numbers before trucks can roll. Manufacturers are struggling to keep up.
- September 16, 2011
Increased reliance on 3PLs, BPOs and other outsourced partners requires a “control tower” approach and improved supply chain visibility, according to Gartner.