Category Archive: Optimization

Nov 21 2018

Is Your Planning Integrated?

Most manufacturers take advantage of planning software (MRP and its variants) to set production schedules and lay out replenishment requirements for inventory. Most companies also engage in a formal business planning process to set strategic objectives, plan cash flow and financial requirements, allocate funds to major business functions, plan capital expenditures, etc. But are these …

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May 16 2018

How Can We Make Manufacturing Smarter?

Engineering.com’s Ian Wright interviews Eric Green, Vice President of DELMIA User Experience and Advocacy on manufacturing’s transition from supply chains to value networks.  In days past, the majority of gains in manufacturing efficiency were won on the shop floor. Nowadays, optimizing a production line is a much more abstract affair. Manufacturers have access to more …

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Jan 31 2018

THE LAST MILE OF DISTRIBUTION – Retailers focus on the final leg of a product’s journey to deliver improved customer value

The distance between the retailer and consumers’ hands is a rich source of engagement and the focus of intense competition as both online and brick-and-mortar merchants work to deliver the experience consumers want. The ‘last mile’ of distribution – the journey of products from the retailer to customers’ hands – holds a number of challenges …

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Dec 05 2016

Megan Ray Nichols

Lean Manufacturing Best Practices Help Save You Money

Discover lean best practices to minimize manufacturing mistakes and improve the overall value of one’s company.

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Jul 14 2015

The CFO’s Guide to Increasing ROA from Manufacturing Operations

As a CFO, your perspective is to ensure asset utilization is maximized, return on investment is achieved and that future investments are aligned best to move the business forward. Manufacturing Execution Systems can play an important role to help achieve these objectives.

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