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DEFINITION: The transformation of raw materials into finished goods.
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Flexing the Workforce: Using Overall Labor Effectiveness to Manage Fluctuating Demand
sponsored by Kronos Incorporated
WHITE PAPER: Flexing the workforce is an efficient way to maintain labor effectiveness when there is changing demand. But when it's used ineffectively, it can act as a buffer that masks inefficiency.
Posted: 25 Mar 2009 | Published: 25 Mar 2009

Kronos Incorporated

The Lean Workforce: Applying Lean Principles to improve workforce management
sponsored by Kronos Incorporated
WHITE PAPER: Using Lean principles, manufacturers have made significant improvements to their operations, from improved productivity, increased resource utilization, to a more accurate understanding of product costs. One area where manufacturers may not have thought to apply Lean is the workforce.
Posted: 25 Mar 2009 | Published: 25 Mar 2009

Kronos Incorporated

Overall Labor Effectiveness (OLE): The Business Case for Labor Productivity
sponsored by Kronos Incorporated
WHITE PAPER: Manufacturers have made great strides in optimizing materials usage by implementing powerful supply chain applications, but the labor side of the equation, which concerns a company's most vital and controllable resource, has been largely neglected.
Posted: 25 Mar 2009 | Published: 25 Mar 2009

Kronos Incorporated

InterConnect for Exact Synergy
sponsored by Exact Software
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: This 4-minute recorded demonstration will reveal how InterConnect can help you better utilize your integrated Synergy and Exact RM (formerly Exact MAX) environment.
Posted: 17 Mar 2009 | Published: 17 Mar 2009

Exact Software

Not Small Change: World-class Financial Automation Delivers Dramatic Benefits (BusinessWeek Research Services)
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper by BusinessWeek and SAP discusses how replacing manual and disjointed financial processes with an enterprise wide system cuts costs and improves operational performance. Automated financial value chains can reduce costs by up to 45 percent and improve productivity by up to 50 percent.
Posted: 17 Mar 2009 | Published: 16 Mar 2009

SAP America, Inc.

eBook: Manufacturing ERP software selection demystified: How to evaluate ERP platforms
sponsored by IQMS
EBOOK: There are many choices and considerations in the manufacturing ERP software market - and navigating the many options to find the right choice for your organization can seem like an overwhelming task. In this E-Book, read how SearchManufacturingERP.com turned to the experts at Panorama Consulting Group find the right one.
Posted: 05 Mar 2009 | Published: 05 Mar 2009

IQMS

Automating Industrial Supply Chains
sponsored by Intermec
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn what total automation can do for an industrial/manufacturing enterprise, how it can dramatically improve operations by providing real-time data to all the interdependent parts of the supply chain.
Posted: 04 Mar 2009 | Published: 04 Mar 2009

Intermec

Do You Know Where Your Assets Are? Maximizing ROI With Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Asset Management
sponsored by Intermec
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines asset tracking with RFID technology by providing a brief overview of technologies available, an explanation of how passive UHF RFID can be used for asset tracking, an exploration of who's using RFID, a discussion on deciding what to track and making a business case for RFID, and a guide to choosing the right RFID partners.
Posted: 04 Mar 2009 | Published: 04 Mar 2009

Intermec

ABCs of RFID: Understanding and Using Radio Frequency Identification
sponsored by Intermec
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an overview of RFID technology and capabilities, describes the common frequencies and technologies used in business applications, identifies major standards, and introduces ways to take advantage of RFID to improve convenience, accuracy, safety and security.
Posted: 04 Mar 2009 | Published: 04 Mar 2009

Intermec

Beyond the Tag: Finding Radio-frequency Identification (RFID) Value in Manufacturing and Distribution Applications
sponsored by Intermec
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will describe how companies have used internal RFID systems to reduce costs and improve efficiency, and explain how the lessons learned can be applied to a variety of industrial operations.
Posted: 04 Mar 2009 | Published: 04 Mar 2009

Intermec

How Professional Services Add Value to Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Projects
sponsored by Intermec
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows how qualified service providers can add value to RFID projects, highlights some of the planning issues and considerations that call for experienced advice, and provides guidance to the types of services available and how to differentiate service providers.
Posted: 04 Mar 2009 | Published: 04 Mar 2009

Intermec

Practical Uses for Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Technology in Manufacturing and Distribution Applications
sponsored by Intermec
WHITE PAPER: More than a great technology, RFID is an excellent business tool that helps manage supply chains, increase margins and profits, and decrease costs.
Posted: 04 Mar 2009 | Published: 04 Mar 2009

Intermec

Warehouse Management Today: Balancing Financial Pressures and Growing Demands
sponsored by SAP AG
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains why a warehouse management system (WMS) is one of the key technologies required to create a successful adaptive supply chain network. This system enables the extended warehouse to sense and respond to a variety of business requirements and meet complex and changing customer needs.
Posted: 26 Jan 2009 | Published: 23 Jan 2009

SAP AG

Channel Sales Management: New Applications for High-Tech Vendors
sponsored by SAP AG
WHITE PAPER: Channel management is a pressing issue for high-tech manufacturers that sell through partners. IDC believes that companies that leverage channels partners should begin to integrate channel management into broader corporate infrastructure applications that include the supply chain and potentially PLM applications.
Posted: 26 Jan 2009 | Published: 23 Jan 2009

SAP AG

Study Pinpoints Areas of Growth for After-Market Maintenance/Repair/Overhaul Intiaitives
sponsored by SAP AG
WHITE PAPER: This study talks about top three trends such as outsourcing MRO, aging aircraft and lean impacting the MRO segment.
Posted: 26 Jan 2009 | Published: 23 Jan 2009

SAP AG

Best Practices in Complex Equipment Manufacturing, Sales, and Service
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper gives a brief overview of the SAPĀ® solutions used by manufacturers of complex products and equipment to differentiate themselves from the competition through superior-value products and services against low-cost global providers.
Posted: 26 Jan 2009 | Published: 23 Jan 2009

SAP America, Inc.

Microsoft Dynamics GP & CRM CASE STUDY: King Plastic: Plastics Manufacturer Protects IT Investments, Boosts Efficiency with E-Learning
sponsored by Microsoft Dynamics
CASE STUDY: King Plastic uses Microsoft Dynamics CRM alongside Microsoft Dynamics GP to track sales leads and manage profiles for its growing list of customers.
Posted: 22 Jan 2009 | Published: 22 Jan 2009

Microsoft Dynamics

Going Green While Reducing Operational Costs
sponsored by IBM
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Review this document based on an IBM/TechTarget Webcast entitled "Going Green While Reducing Operational Costs" to learn what experienced analyst Joe Clabby has to say about data centers and facilities.
Posted: 16 Jan 2009 | Published: 16 Jan 2009

IBM

International Procurement Center: Increasing Efficiency and Maximizing Profitability
sponsored by E2open
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes international procurement center (IPC) processes and capabilities, and explains the ways in which an IPC deployment can enhance your profitability.
Posted: 14 Jan 2009 | Published: 14 Jan 2009

E2open

Managing Product Recalls to Reduce Risk and Minimize Cost
sponsored by Sage North America
WHITE PAPER: With an integrated enterprise system like Sage ERP X3, food producers can use the same system to address industry-specific requirements and product recalls.
Posted: 13 Jan 2009 | Published: 13 Jan 2009

Sage North America

Why Should You Consider Procurement Outsourcing? A Holistic Approach towards Vertically Integrated to Virtually Integrated Business Process Services
sponsored by Wipro Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Procurement Outsourcing is defined as a process wherein organizations take a calculated approach of moving some of their processes around source to pay to a specialist.
Posted: 13 Jan 2009 | Published: 13 Jan 2009

Wipro Technologies

How Successful Manufacturing ERP Selections Are Made: The Top Things to Look for, Look at, and Look beyond When Evaluating an ERP Purchase
sponsored by IQMS
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the major considerations manufacturers looking to add, upgrade of replace Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software should be aware of. By being cognizant of these aspects you'll ensure that you'll be able to select a solution that best fits your needs, both now and in the future.
Posted: 24 Dec 2008 | Published: 24 Dec 2008

IQMS

The Case for Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs)
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: In this whitepaper you will learn about the evolution of Ethernet, the reasons VLANs were introduced, and the ways that VLANs can be used.
Posted: 10 Dec 2008 | Published: 10 Dec 2008

Global Knowledge

Managing Risk in Outsourced Manufacturing
sponsored by E2open
WHITE PAPER: This white paper looks at some of the management risks and challenges associated with outsourced manufacturing strategies and summarizes the proven ways used by companies that have successfully resolved or mitigated these risks.
Posted: 05 Dec 2008 | Published: 05 Dec 2008

E2open

7 Ways Shop Floor Execution (SFX) Can Help with Lean Manufacturing and Complement ERP Systems
sponsored by Casco Development, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Lean manufacturing is a philosophy committed to the total elimination of waste. There are seven types of waste that plague manufacturing. Shop Floor Execution (SFX) can help minimize or eliminate all of them.
Posted: 05 Dec 2008 | Published: 09 Jul 2008

Casco Development, Inc.
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