How Effective Fixed Asset Management Contributes to Profitability

QAD

Fixed Assets and Accounting: Much More than a ‘Nice to Have’. Honestly, fixed asset management and the related accounting is a rather dry subject – unless you are a CEO, CFO, COO, VP of Finance, VP of Manufacturing or Fixed Asset Manager at a manufacturing company. While often overlooked, if something goes wrong; if fixed assets are stolen, unused, improperly maintained or inaccurately accounted for, the negative business impact can be enormous.

Supply Chain Management:Asset Management on Cloud

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Management Consulting. Application Management. Infrastructure Management. Talent Management. BigDataEdge – Insights Management. SmartGridEdge – Smart Grid Management. TalentEdge – Talent Management. TradeEdge – Demand Chain Management. Wealth Management. Supply Chain Management. Discuss the latest trends and solutions across the supply chain management landscape.

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Supply Chain Management:'Asset' in Enterprise Asset Management

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Management Consulting. Application Management. Infrastructure Management. Talent Management. BigDataEdge – Insights Management. SmartGridEdge – Smart Grid Management. TalentEdge – Talent Management. TradeEdge – Demand Chain Management. Wealth Management. Supply Chain Management. Discuss the latest trends and solutions across the supply chain management landscape.

Narrowband IoT Broadens the Adoption of Asset Tracking Services — Here's How

Roambee

T-Mobile for Business and Roambee have teamed up to provide a comprehensive, proven asset tracking solution that pairs perfectly with America’s first NB-IoT network. Many other telecom companies in other parts of the world are also racing to launch asset tracking solutions on their own NB-IoT networks, with the hope of making asset tracking adoptable at scale.

International SAP Conference on Supply Chain 2016

Supply Chain Movement

International SAP Conference on Supply Chain 2016. URL: uk.tacook.com/events/conferences/details/international-sap-conference-on-supply-chain.html. The Digital Supply Chain: Connected. Cook are delighted to announce that the brochure for the 3rd annual International SAP Conference on Supply Chain, is now live and available to download. Date: 3-4 November, 2016. Venue: World Forum, The Hague (NL). Organisation: T.A. Cook Consultants Limited.

Drone delivery coming soon to a supply chain near you

Kinaxis

by Ilyas Kucukcay The concept of a drone was not something we gave much thought too just a few years ago—except for the applications of the military-related operations, much less drones in supply chains as product delivery mechanisms. Meet the dazzling drones of the supply chain near future. Drone delivery in supply chains and their impact. Drones in supply chain will presumably have high impact on industries that rely on package delivery.

Why Our Goal Should Not Be an Integrated Supply Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

This week I spoke at an SAS Global Analytics Summit on the connected supply chain. In my view, the connected supply chain is very, very different from the integrated supply chain. This model endorsed ERP as the system of record for the supply chain. To me, the integrated supply chain made no sense. Actualizing the vision of a tightly integrated supply chain. In contrast, the supply chain is horizontal in nature.

Is High Pallet Safety Stock Hurting Your Supply Chain?

Roambee

An optimized supply chain is supposed to do more with less. real-time shipment visibility Returnable Asset Tracking Iot Solution Track Reusable Packaging Reusable/Returnable Assets Automotive FMCG Retail Returnable Shipping Assets Management Real-time Inventory Management 3PLs & Logistics Pharma Industrial Manufacturing Food & Beverage Chemicals

Supply Chain Management:Face book, Twitter and Asset Management

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Management Consulting. Application Management. Infrastructure Management. Talent Management. BigDataEdge – Insights Management. SmartGridEdge – Smart Grid Management. TalentEdge – Talent Management. TradeEdge – Demand Chain Management. Wealth Management. Supply Chain Management. Discuss the latest trends and solutions across the supply chain management landscape.

6 Benefits of Automated Locker Systems

AB&R

As the name suggests, an automated locker is just that – a locker system that can be automated to control reusable assets. These locker systems are customizable for virtually any industry and are powered with cloud-based software that provides real-time traceability to help you identify, track, and manage your most important assets. Optimal Use of Assets. Using a content surveillance system, allows you to automate cycling assets for equal use.

QAD Adaptive Applications Further Enables Adaptive Manufacturing Enterprises

QAD

In the Customer and Service Management areas, greater usability and flexibility have been delivered across Customer Scheduled Orders, Sales and Field Service Management capabilities to enhance customer service levels and exception management capabilities. A new Customer Relationship Management for Manufacturers solution has been developed to address the specific needs of manufacturers in the areas of lead, opportunity, campaign and account management.

Gartner Study Identifies Supply Chain User Wants and Needs

ToolsGroup

Source: 2017 Gartner Supply Chain Technology User Wants and Needs Study, Dwight Klappich. The annual Gartner Supply Chain Technology User Wants and Needs Study, now its tenth year, is one of this industry's most comprehensive studies of supply chain users. Here are some key questions it answered: Does supply chain maturity matter? 90% of high maturity companies (stage 4 and stage 5) report supply chain leadership ahead of their peers.

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Manufacturing ERP Plays a Key Role for Sustainability

QAD

And, many of these companies utilize Enterprise Resource Planning ( ERP ) to boost production efficiency, better coordinate demand and supply, track waste, and strive for more sustainability and effectiveness. When adequately managed, assets last longer and therefore need to be replaced less frequently. The supply chain is another area with plenty of room for improvement where sustainability can benefit.

6 Supply Chain Trends to Watch in 2019

AB&R

Here are six important supply chain trends we’ll be watching in the new year ahead. Perhaps the most important need for compliance labels is to increase safety and traceability in the food supply chain. Barcode tracking through Scansmart , for example, is flexible and gives you the ability to view and track assets throughout the supply chain. The internet-based system records the information and assigns that asset to the employee.

The 5 Benefits of Automated Lockers

AB&R

From fresh pizza to online shopping, automated lockers are sweeping the nation because of their innovative way to solve complex supply chain solutions. As the name suggests, an automated locker is just that – a locker system that can be automated to control reusable assets. Plus, automated lockers will prevent you from making these 7 deadly sins of asset management that should be avoided at all costs. 1) 24/7 accessibility to assets.

RFID Asset Tracking and RTLS: How to Elevate Your Supply Chain

AB&R

Real-time technology has revolutionized personal convenience, but are you harnessing real-time technology in your supply chain? RFID asset tracking and RTLS (real-time location systems) go beyond personal convenience into intelligent solutions that can significantly increase asset visibility both inside and outside the four walls. Once installed, RFID asset tracking and RTLS operate with little to no human intervention. Benefits of RFID asset tracking and RTLS.

5 Areas & 3 Tactics to Create an Effective End to End Supply Chain Presence

Cerasis

The ability to optimally integrate all areas of the supply chain is key to meeting customer and shareholder needs. Finding an experienced partner to manage and engineer end to end supply chain solutions allows you to achieve this global undertaking and an efficient supply chain. An end to end supply chain strategy allows companies to see and tailor their mechanisms within the supply chain. Supply Chain

Barcode and RFID technology and automation

AB&R

If you are not labeling items with barcodes to identify, track, and manage this would be your first tactical play. There is no one software, middleware, or business system that can meet all of your needs out of the box, but with the right solutions provider that understands software integration and has an experienced project management group, your move from paper and pencil will surely be a more successful transition. Declare.

PINC Acquires RailcarRx

PINC

Investment Marks Second Acquisition for PINC in Less Than 30 Days of Complementary Supply Chain Management Software Capabilities. Customers will be able to turn to PINC to see, automate, and execute more components of their supply chain.

6 Reasons to Track Your Returnable Shipping Assets

Roambee

In the world of logistics and supply chains, chances are almost everything that’s moved is moved ON or IN shipping assets such as trays, pallets, crates, tubs, bins, or containers. Whether you eat it, wear it, sit on it, ride it, or live under it, most of the things around you have been carted on a shipping asset at some stage in its supply chain.

Guest Blog: Women of the Supply Chain: Responsibility, Collaboration and Bathroom Lines

Kinaxis

Women of the Supply Chain: Responsibility, Collaboration and Bathroom Lines. Hanging out with Kinaxis, the relatively small and always interesting supply chain vendor from Ottawa, Canada, never fails to be an eye-opening experience. So why are there so many women in supply chain roles? What is certainly true is that supply chain planning and management don’t lend themselves to absolute truths and command and control hierarchical management.

Supply Chain as a Service (SCaaS)!

Supply Chain Game Changer

This was my first experience with Outsourcing, or what I refer to as “Supply Chain as a Service” (SCaaS). Virtually every type of software application is offered in a SaaS model, including software to support ERP, TMS, CRM, Inventory Management, and Invoicing applications, all of which are related to Supply Chain. But beyond just software virtually every other aspect of Supply Chain is available as an outsourced, on-demand service.

Connecting the Supply Chain through the Internet of Things

Enterra Insights

Many economic sectors will eventually be affected by IoT implementation, including supply chains. The IoT will significantly impact how supply chains function. Business journalist Craig Guillot ( @cguillot ) observes, “The Internet of Things is already offering the potential to recast entire supply chains in the manufacturing industry. Benefits of IoT in the supply chain. Better asset management.

Where Should Supply Chain Time Be Spent After the Pandemic?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. 10 Vital Supply Chain Lessons from the Coronavirus Pandemic! From shortages of toilet paper to personal protective equipment (PPE) to lockdowns of businesses and channels of every form, Supply Chain has been at the epicentre of this disruption and it has consumed all Supply Chain time. But the time will come when day to day Supply Chain issue firefighting will ease. Subscribe Here!

The importance of a pilot in the solution process

AB&R

If you’re ready to improve your supply chain, get a head start by scheduling a 30-minute call with an AB&R® solutions specialist. Asset Management Blog Inventory Management Managed Services Manufacturing Mobile Workforce RFID Transportation & Logistics asset management pilot poc project management proof of concept RFID technology Solution process validation of conceptWhat is a pilot?

What is Field Inventory? Tracking and Managing Inventory Outside the Warehouse

DSI

Companies with operations in the field have the unique challenge of managing inventory that is held and used in places outside of the warehouse. This inventory often includes high-value assets, materials and tools, so tracking it is crucial to running an efficient, profitable organization. Managing similar operations in the field with resources that have casual interactions with inventory requires a more tailored approach.

Consumer Products Supply Chain Disruptor: 3D Printing

DynaSys

The use of advanced technologies is significantly transforming the manufacturing of all products and having a tremendous impact on the supply chain. One advanced technology that has been around for a while but is now taking the world by storm and disrupting manufacturing and the supply chain is 3D Printing. 3D printing is a highly disruptive advanced technology that is impacting the supply chain today and has the power to transform the supply chain of the future.

Are Ghost Assets Haunting Your Inventory Control?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Define and Manage The Levers! Article written for Supply Chain Game Changer by, and permission to publish here provided by, Christina Morrison at [link]. Imagine an asset that, instead of contributing to a business’s success, costs it money without producing return, makes it harder to get an accurate picture of performance and otherwise hinders its success. What Are Ghost Assets? What Causes Ghost Assets?

Top Warehouse and T&L Zebra Scanners

AB&R

Asset Management Blog Inventory Management Manufacturing Transportation & Logistics Uncategorized barcode barcodes data collection efficiency inventory inventory control manufacturing mobile workforce productivity Rugged Devices supply chain zebra technologiesTop Zebra Scanner Comparison. For Transportation & Logistics and Warehouse & Distribution.

Supply Chain Digitization: Starting the Journey

Requis

Outside observers are surprised to learn that some multi-billion dollar supply chains are still managed with manual processes, spreadsheets and even paper records. Still others have invested in expensive enterprise resource planning systems, only to abandon them because they just don’t map to the natural workflows of procurement, asset management, and disposition. As a discipline, supply chain is just starting on the digitization journey.

Supply Chain Digitization: Starting the Journey

Requis

Outside observers are surprised to learn that some multi-billion dollar supply chains are still managed with manual processes, spreadsheets and even paper records. Still others have invested in expensive enterprise resource planning systems, only to abandon them because they just don’t map to the natural workflows of procurement, asset management, and disposition. As a discipline, supply chain is just starting on the digitization journey.

Root Cause Analysis: A Guide to Making Corrective Actions

USC Consulting Group

Each Computerized Maintenance Management Software (CMMS) will calculate these values in its own way. It is such a quick, straight forward solution that it may not have captured much of management’s attention. Management must be critical at this point of statements such “that’s just the work environment.” After conducting a Root Cause Analysis, the management team will have a list of action items.

Beyond Asset Tracking: RFID For An Accelerated Supply Chain

The Logistics of Logistics

Today’s supply chain and logistics management executives are tasked with managing multiple supply chain configurations, maximizing flexibility and incorporating complex technology systems into the mix. Shining a light in the world of visibility, asset management and inventory tracking, is that of radio frequency identification (RFID). Today, RFID is building a new era for process automation and supply chain transparency.

Barcode Labeling Makes You Better

AB&R

When it comes to automating your inventory and asset data, barcode technology remains the place to begin. If you are not labeling items with barcodes to identify, track, and manage, this would be your first tactical play. Remember when you had a couple extra helping hands onsite or the spare time to input information, track inventory, or manage assets manually? Doing more with less is today’s standard. Worldwide, people have settled into new routines.

5 Tips to Cut Hotel Supply Chain Costs

AFFLINK

In the hotel business, your profit is often controlled by your supply chain. The more you can cut your supply chain costs, the more you can cut your overhead; the more you can cut your overhead, the higher the return on your investments. However, managing and optimizing your supply chain isn't an easy task. Start with these five important tips to reduce the cost of your hotel hospitality supplies. Invest in a hotel asset management system.