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Making the Case for Supply Chain Orders

October 14, 2007

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Globalization, outsourcing and increasing product variety are leading to greater complexity in supply chain networks. Customers are demanding shorter delivery lead times and higher service levels. Manufacturers and distributors are striving to meet the conflicting goals of maintaining high delivery service levels and reducing working capital. Supply chain orders revolutionize and simplify planning and execution […]

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SmartTurn: Multi-Warehouse Visibility Made Simple

October 14, 2007

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Do you lack visibility of the goods flowing through your secondary, temporary or satellite warehouses and storerooms? How can you control what you can’t see? Incomplete inventory visibility results in higher warehousing costs, excessive inventory and possible delays in service. Connecting these sites to your enterprise WMS creates cross-enterprise, real-time inventory visibility that lets you adjust to changes in demand and retain optimum amount of inventory, minimizing money spent in warehousing while better serving your customers.

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Profit-Driven Sales and Operational Planning

October 14, 2007

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The term sales and operations planning (S&OP) was coined more than 20 years ago. The core idea is to synchronize and reconcile sales and operating plans to ensure the most profitable use of production assets and sales promotions and to ensure that sales commitments to clients are respected. Historically, best practices surrounding S&OP have included: […]

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Supply Chain Strategies for a Rapidly Evolving Marketplace

October 14, 2007

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In an environment of rising international trade, population growth and a “need for speed” that requires delivering more goods to more customers more quickly, midmarket companies are responding by changing the way they configure their supply chains – fueling an increased demand for strategically located industrial real estate. This demand is being driven by several […]

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CASE STUDY: Epicor

October 14, 2007

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Cold Jet, LCC is the pioneer in the research and development of dry-ice blasting and production technology, setting the standard for quality, performance and reliability in the field. Founded in 1986 upon the idea of creating affordable, environmentally responsible and technologically advanced dry-ice solutions, Cold Jet’s solutions are an effective and reasonably priced way for […]

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Today’s Supply Chain Challenges Require Innovative Strategies and Partnerships

October 14, 2007

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ModusLink Corporation, a subsidiary of CMGI, Inc. (NASDAQ: CMGI), is a leading provider of end-to-end, global supply chain management solutions, servicing technology-based clients in such industries as computing, software, consumer electronics, storage and communications.

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CASE STUDY: Organic Valley

October 14, 2007

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Organic Valley Family of Farms is the largest U.S. cooperative of organic farmers and one of the nation’s leading organic brands. Today it represents almost 1,200 family farms in 29 states. Focused on its founding mission of keeping small and midsize farmers farming, Organic Valley produces more than 200 organic foods, including organic milk, soy, […]

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Epicor Software Corporation

October 14, 2007

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Epicor Software Corporation is absolutely focused on the markets it serves, with a commitment to delivering world-class software, customer service and innovative technologies. Epicor has the global infrastructure and experience to support emerging businesses, regional corporations and global enterprises. Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., Epicor spans the globe, with more than 2,500 dedicated professionals in offices […]

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Gain Real-Time Control of Worldwide Operations

October 14, 2007

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Navis is the proven leader in mission- critical solutions for managing assets, inventory and cargo across the supply chain. Founded in 1988, Navis was the first company to automate marine terminal operating systems (TOS), improving productivity, velocity and visibility of cargo movement through port and intermodal facilities. The Navis suite of products help streamline the […]

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