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2011 Supply Chain Orchestration: Part Four - Multi-Tier Procurement Article
Ford buys steel for its entire supply base. In the process, it has been able to rationalize the materials specifications for all of that steel resulting in consolidated spend, more efficient use of in... (more information)
by By Bill McBeath

2011 Supply Chain Orchestration: Part Three - Multi-Tier Procurement Article
Throughout much of its history, Ford was a vertically integrated company, owning its own supply chain assets all the way back to raw materials facilities such as steel mills and rubber plantations. An... (more information)
by By Bill McBeath

Applications of Total Cost Sourcing - Part 2 Article
Total Cost Sourcing (i.e. making sourcing decisions based on the total impact across the whole company) takes many different forms and yields many benefits. In this article, we explore various applica... (more information)
by By Bill McBeath

APS Implementation Truths Report
After significant negativity in the press, we decided to find out what the true story was -- was APS worth it?... (more information)
by Ann Grackin


This research requires purchase or the purchase of a subscription. $99.00
Automotive Supply Chain Hits the Road Article
General Motors failed to fix their supply chain in the late '80s. Now GM and taxpayers are paying for it big time. Maybe now they are finally getting it right. ... (more information)
by By Bill McBeath

Channel Management - Architected for Success:
Part Three
Article
Product design, marketing, supply chain, fulfillment and aftermarket service can all be part of the Channel Management relationship. Companies spend time in process management, but with the channels, ... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

Collaborating with Channels - Great Source for Accurate Demand
Part Two
Article
Channel partners can be a great source of accurate forecasts, but Brand, OEMs and Tech companies don't engage on Demand.... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

Customer Experience Is Not a Technology - Updates on SYSPRO Article
SYSPRO executives discuss company strategy at Grape Escape.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Emerging Markets - Northeastern University Article
Session at Northeastern brings strategic insights to global markets.... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

Extending Manufacturing Visibility through the Cloud Article
Visibility to outsourced operations remains a challenge for most manufacturers...... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Innovating Cheap: The Key to Tapping the Enormous Potential of Emerging Markets: Part One Article
Design innovations enabled Tata to build a $2,500 car. Now that is how you get into an emerging market such as India in a big way.... (more information)
by By Bill McBeath

Innovating Cheap: The Key to Tapping the Enormous Potential of Emerging Markets: Part Two Article
How was Tata able to build a $2,500 car? Here we dig into some examples of their 'frugal engineering' approach.... (more information)
by By Bill McBeath

Jointly Optimizing Capacity Flexibility, Supply Flexibility and Component Commonality at Ford Motor Company Case Study
Ford is able to predict its overall vehicle sales with reasonable accuracy, but faces much greater uncertainty about the sales volumes of individual models and model options. It is at this level of sp... (more information)
by Blake Johnson, Mark Everson


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MFT, EDI and other B2B Alphabet Soups Article
The history and future of EDI and MFT.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

On Demand Now
How On Demand is Radically Changing the Enterprise Software Industry
Report
There is an end-user revolution going on. Enterprise Software customers are fed up with over-promising and under-delivering by vendors -- key functionality that was in the sales deck or demo but never... (more information)
by Neil Singhal & Bill McBeath


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Outbound Channel Management
Managing and Expanding Customer-Facing Supply Chain Relationships
Report
Whether it's booking a flight or requesting the status of a flight, or checking the status of an order or placing a new order, the frustration we endure while doing business can become massive. We've ... (more information)
by Laura Faught


This research requires purchase or the purchase of a subscription. $99.00
Plex Shows Off its Manufacturing Prowess Article
PowerPlex 2014 highlighted how small and medium manufacturers are implementing quite sophisticated manufacturing solution capabilities. ... (more information)
by Ann Grackin & Bill McBeath

Production Planning Technology
Best Practices and technology evaluation
Report
Seeking low-cost labor markets has lead to increased cycle times, transportation costs and uncertainty in supply markets. That means that in order to maintain control and prevent surprises, each compo... (more information)
by Ann Grackin


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RFID for Manufacturers
How Manufacturers are Improving Processes by Using RFID
Report
While many manufacturers are adopting RFID by force of mandate, even more of them are seeking ways to use the technology to improve their operations. Our survey of 275 manufacturing companies across ... (more information)
by Bill McBeath


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RFID Hardware -
What You Must Know

Understanding and Selecting RFID Devices
Report

This report -- RFID Hardware -- is for two audiences. There is a primer for those who do not have RFID knowledge. Although we use the word primer, we think most people will still learn a bit... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Summer Technology Article
Like a summer reading list, this is a summer technology list. Spend some time contemplating and learning about the future...... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

Supplier Evaluation in the Automotive Supply Chain Whitepaper
This in-depth research asserts: automotive firms only have influence over their supplier's performance if they increase their efforts of cooperation and commitment in the links in their supplier relat... (more information)
by Carol Prahinski, W.C. Benton


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Supplier Parks - Back to the Future Article
As supply chains become increasingly integrated and synchronized, we are witnessing the evolution of the business/production models (in some industries) that merge virtual integration with elements of... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

The Truth About VMI: Revelations and Recommendations Report
The high tech industry has experienced a striking shift from traditional replenishment processes to Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) replenishment for various products during the last decade. This has b... (more information)
by Bill McBeath


This research requires purchase or the purchase of a subscription. $99.00
WMS Technology Part Four - Returns and Recalls Article
3PL warehouses have unique challenges that should drive their purchase of WMS software.... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin


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