Going Digital for Manufacturing

DELMIA Quintiq

However if your company needs to reduce manufacturing lead times, streamline inventories, boost efficiency, make the right promises to your customers, and all of this at the same time, you need to challenge this status quo. “I do not need a Production Scheduling solution!”.

15 Types of Manufacturing Software (+ Who Benefits from Each)

Unleashed

There is a range of manufacturing software now available to help businesses streamline their processes and maximise efficiency. Here we look at 15 types of manufacturing software, and for each answer three questions: What are the main functions of this software?

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American Software to Present at the Jefferies Virtual Software Conference

Logility

ATLANTA, GA (September 3, 2021) – American Software, Inc. A live webcast of the presentation will be accessible via American Software’s website and archived for a limited time at www.amsoftware.com/investor-relations. About American Software, Inc.

American Software Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2022 Results

Logility

ATLANTA (June 8, 2022) American Software, Inc. million for the same period last year, and software license revenues were up 153% to $3.1 a wholly owned subsidiary of American Software, Inc., million for the same period last year, while Software license revenues were $5.4

Supply Chain Network Design: The Ultimate Use Cases eBook

Explore the most common use cases for network design and optimization software. This eBook shares how supply chain leaders leverage their supply chain design software to tackle a variety of challenges and questions.

EC Sourcing Group Expands its Leadership Team

EC Sourcing Group

Sourcing Industry Veteran, Paul Martyn, joins EC Sourcing Group’s Leadership Team. EC Sourcing Group Expands its Leadership Team: Procurement and strategic sourcing technology company, EC Sourcing Group, welcomes industry veteran, Paul Martyn, to its executive leadership team.

40 Manufacturing KPIs That Optimize Production Performance

Silvon Software

To achieve this growth, successful manufacturers today are relying on key performance metrics and automating many aspects of their data management processes to gain valuable business insights that can be used to meet their organizations’ performance goals. The Basics of Manufacturing KPIs.

Sourcing and Procurement in Supply Chain Management

EC Sourcing Group

Sourcing and Procurement in Supply Chain Management. The terms “ sourcing” and “procurement” in supply chain management are often used interchangeably, although they are not quite the same. Sourcing is but one step in the procurement process.

ERP for process manufacturing

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

There is a belief that manufacturing is a mechanical process with not much thinking involved. While this is wrong for manufacturing in general it is especially wrong for process manufacturers – companies that produce food and beverages, paints, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics.

Sourcing Priorities: Low Cost Geography or Domestic On-shoring?

Supply Chain Game Changer

For many years the predominant priority in sourcing has been finding the lowest cost possible. However the continuity of supply issues caused by the pandemic has created a call to repatriate much of this manufacturing into domestic, albeit higher cost, regions. Subscribe Here!

How Food Manufacturing Software Drives Profit [w Case Studies]

Unleashed

Effective inventory management is crucial to reducing costs in any manufacturing business. Cost reductions in food manufacturing can be achieved by using food manufacturing software that improves ordering processes and minimises overstocking of expensive raw ingredients.

8 Examples of Kanban in Lean Manufacturing

Unleashed

Here we give you eight real-world examples of how businesses use Kanban, a popular lean tool that’s helped companies in a huge range of sectors improve efficiency – especially those in the manufacturing industry. In manufacturing, one card usually equates to one customer order.

5 Benefits of Global Sourcing in Supply Chain Management

EC Sourcing Group

5 Benefits of Global Sourcing in Supply Chain Management. When the topic of global sourcing comes up, procurement managers often balk at global sourcing in supply chain management because they worry they will have to sacrifice quality or delivery when using global suppliers.

The Role of Reverse Auctions in Strategic Sourcing

EC Sourcing Group

Within the procurement of goods, there are many processes as well, such as sourcing and the role of reverse auctions in strategic sourcing. However, there are many times where the reverse auction process is warranted and can play a significant role in your strategic sourcing strategy.

American Software Reports Third Quarterof Fiscal Year 2022 Results

Logility

ATLANTA (February 23, 2022) American Software, Inc. million for the same period last year and software license revenues were up 87% to $1.0 million for the same period last year, while Software license revenues increased 30% to $2.3 About American Software, Inc.

Supply Chain Optimization Software – A Comprehensive Guide for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

Supply chain optimization is a key component of the manufacturing supply chain process, helping companies control their input costs to be able to provide effective goods or services to their customers. What is a supply chain optimization software? to our manufacturing floors.

ERP for Medical Device Manufacturers Part 2

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

Those manufacturers who are still using legacy or customized computer systems will find it difficult to make the necessary changes. Integration of design and manufacturing. Many manufacturers use a CAD/CAM system for design and engineering control.

Supply Chain Optimization Software – A Comprehensive Guide for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

Supply chain optimization is a key component of the manufacturing supply chain process, helping companies control their input costs to be able to provide effective goods or services to their customers. What is a Supply chain optimization software? to our manufacturing floors.

Pet Food Manufacturing and the Pandemic: Inside an Industry Boom

Unleashed

Here we provide an overview of the latest pet food industry trends, and answer the question: how can pet food manufacturers respond to changes in consumer demands to take advantage of these new trends? manufacturing had seen five years of consistent growth. manufactured?pet

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Process Control Charts: The Complete Guide for Manufacturers

Unleashed

If you’re a manufacturer looking to boost efficiency, control charts are a simple but effective way to monitor and improve your production processes. So what is a process control chart, why are they so useful for manufacturing businesses , and how can you start using them?

American Software Reports Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2022 Results

Logility

ATLANTA (November 18, 2021) American Software, Inc. million for the same period last year and software license revenues were up slightly to $0.8 million for the same period last year, while Software license revenues were $1.3 About American Software, Inc.

Sourcing Strategy: Effective vs Efficient with Ron Crabtree

The Logistics of Logistics

Sourcing Strategy: Effective vs Efficient with Ron Crabtree. Joe Lynch and Ron Crabtree discuss sourcing strategy: effective vs efficient. Key Takeaways – Sourcing Strategy: Effective vs Efficient. Single sourcing to drive price and increase influence (to a point).

American Software Reports First Quarter of Fiscal Year 2022 Results

Logility

ATLANTA (August 25, 2021) American Software, Inc. million for the same period last year, and Software license revenues were $0.5 million for the same period last year, reflecting our continued transition to the Software as a Service (SaaS) engagement model.

Alternative Protein: A Food Manufacturers Guide [+ Case Study]

Unleashed

Food manufacturers will find new opportunities in the alternative protein market as consumer demand surges for non-meat proteins: insect, plant and algae-based products, and ‘lab meat’ cultivated from animal cells. Innovative food manufacturers are creating novel plant-based goods.

White Paper: How to Source and Secure Capacity in a Strained Market

The Supply Chain Journal

The ongoing driver shortage and manufacturing constraints surrounding new truck orders have exacerbated this effect. White Papers freight markets FreightWaves TAI Software Tai TMSThe freight markets have experienced unprecedented levels of stress over the past two years.

Save $100 Million in Sourcing with GTC Software

Logistics Viewpoints

GTC Software is not just about Compliance. MIC is an experienced provider of global trade compliance software solutions. In ARC’s recent study of this software market, MIC was the largest provider of Global Trade Compliance (GTC) software solutions to the automotive industry.

How manufacturers can monetize data

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

Data is a crucial component of digital transformation in the manufacturing sector. Many manufacturers aren’t maximizing the value from enriching data and missing out on opportunities to grow, optimize or manage risk. Manufacturers can satisfy customers in new and innovative ways.

17 Wholesale Software Features For SMEs To Look For

Unleashed

For any wholesale business, software has become critical to survival. So what should you keep an eye out for when you’re shopping around for wholesaling software? Learn more: Handle your wholesale orders with confidence Why is dedicated software so crucial for a wholesale SME?

Why The Defense Production Act Is A Growth Catalyst For Manufacturers

IQMS

The high demand in these areas will spur growth for manufacturers already producing parts, products and packaging to support the federal government’s COVID-19 response. A single source of data enables superior agility.

American Software to Present at the Sidoti Winter Virtual Small Cap Investor Conference

Logility

ATLANTA, GA (January 13, 2022) – American Software, Inc. A live webcast of the presentation will be accessible via American Software’s website and archived for a limited time at www.amsoftware.com/investor-relations. About American Software, Inc.

Supply Chain and Risk Management Software

EC Sourcing Group

In that case, they are essentially the preparation and processing of a demand needed to manufacture a good or end process that is meant for a consumer. Read on to learn about supplier audit management software and supply chain and risk management software and what they do.

2021: Manufacturing, a Year in Review

QAD

QAD CMO Carter Lloyds described shipping delays, energy issues/sustainability challenges and the Carbon Bubble as three major industry disruptors affecting manufacturers. Manufacturing Challenges and Best Practices.

Why Manufacturers Should Embrace Digital Now

Arena Solutions

According to a recent State of Manufacturing survey, 91% of manufacturers reported increased investment in digital solutions across both operations and production to help enhance supply chain resiliency, accelerate innovation, and deal with the long-term effects of the COVID-19 pandemic 1.

Skillfully Managing Manufacturing Reshoring Projects

GlobalTranz

There’s more involved in successfully reshoring a foreign manufacturing operation back to the U.S. Reshoring is a hot topic in manufacturing. These “Bring Manufacturing Back” initiatives have many moving parts and require careful planning and execution and very skillful project management. location and the best facility for manufacturing are key components to the overall success of the program. Transferring a manufacturing line from one location back to the U.S.

How manufacturers and distributors can address supply chain management challenges

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

Unless manufacturers change, they will find that their ability to forecast demand, and determine what to do to meet it, will be challenging. It seems that manufacturers found it much quicker and cheaper to increase inventories than build regional factories.