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June 19, 2015
Manufacturer implemented QAD quality management software and tied it to QAD ERP for document control and workflow.
April 08, 2014
In this Q&A, learn why more manufacturers are focused on customer experience management software.
October 03, 2013
An IDC-Infor study reveals that more manufacturers are turning to service excellence as a revenue driver and customer strategy.
November 17, 2011
Dr. Michael Grieves, a professor at the University of Iowa, explains how Lean Six Sigma can be used to analyze and redesign quality-control workflows and automate them for greater accuracy and efficiency.
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E-commerce has radically changed how goods are transported, and put a spotlight on the last-mile delivery problem. Learn how retailers are changing their tactics to address the issue. Continue Reading
From its introduction, the lean approach has influenced manufacturing efficiency, and ERP systems have incorporated its concepts to a greater and greater degree. Here's a look at how lean and ERP have grown increasingly intertwined. Continue Reading
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Haribo's recent deployment of S/4HANA may have led to problems getting its products into stores, but experts believe they could have been avoided with better project management. Continue Reading
The spinoff of GE Digital and the sale of ServiceMax have left the future of the Predix platform hazy and underscores the difficulty of digital transformation. Continue Reading
The inventory challenges of adding e-commerce to your supply chain are considerable. Here's a look at what they entail and how you might overcome them. Continue Reading
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Now is a good time for manufacturers to start thinking about how they can incorporate artificial intelligence technologies into their production planning systems. Continue Reading
As with other process manufacturers, ERP software can help craft breweries maintain quality, while better managing growth and unexpected success. Here's a look. Continue Reading
One important foundation of sustainability is using fewer materials and less energy. Using the material intensity measure can help determine the success of those reduction efforts. Continue Reading