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1. Hewlett Packard Adds 3D Printing to Supply Chain
Hewlett Packard (HP) will use its own Multi Jet Fusion 3D printing technology to enhance its supply chain, reports ZD Net. By using its own 3D printing they will lower costs, cut design time and lead times. ...
Created on 16 April 2018
2. How to Achieve On Time In Full Delivery
Manufacturing and distribution companies still struggle with on time, in full delivery, reports Industry Week. Poor lead times are often a contributing factor to failing to meet the delivery expectations ...
Created on 22 August 2017
3. Missed Opportunities For Not Using EDI and How Easy It Is
... s that include custom products or longer lead times, some retailers require the Order Status Report (870), which provides an update on the progress of order fulfillment. Upon partial or complete shipme ...
Created on 14 July 2015
4. Supply Chain Intelligence: Using Your Visibility To Reduce Supply Chain Costs (Part 2)
...  excess inventory.  It’s very important to track shipment transit times for key lanes and shipment modes. As with your supplier lead times, it’s wise to compute average, minimum and maximum transit time ...
Created on 25 June 2014
5. Supply Chain Intelligence: Using Your Visibility To Reduce Supply Chain Costs
...  global operations / complexity (e.g. longer lead times and lead-time variability, or need to gain visibility) Need to improve supply chain operational speed and / or accuracy Increased stakeholde ...
Created on 18 June 2014
6. Supply Chain On Demand
... outsourcing and globalization have put a “lot of rocks on their wagon.” They see increased demand/supply variability and increased lead times. They don't see problems until it is too late and then, the ...
Created on 26 March 2014
7. The Flexible Supply Chain
... on being both lean and agile.Lead times are being compressed to the point where 3D printing is a viable option for some products. Read about it HERE. ...
Created on 26 January 2014
8. Integrated Supply Chains
Supply chains are at their most efficient when they're highly integrated. On the site, David Sims looks at what integration means and how Proctor & Gamble used integration to address a sticky ...
Created on 30 July 2013
9. Tracking Your Products Can Bring You Closer to Your Customers
... handle the direct consumer interaction and simply order more product from their suppliers to restock their shelves. And the tight margins, short lead times, localized demand cycles, and global distribution ...
Created on 14 May 2013
10. Leveraging Analytics To Solve Common Supply Chain Problems
...  partners can also give you a bird's eye view as to how things are actually going with those partnerships. You will be able to see for yourself your transportation partner's lead times, shipping times, deliv ...
Created on 03 March 2013
11. Upgrade Surprises
... #1, used #2 at times but had to deal with lead times, and heavily investigated #3 for certain situations. There’s not a magic formula out there to tell you which direction to turn, but just knowing the ...
Created on 13 March 2012
12. Living/Surviving in the New Economy - Managing Item Information
...  would need to be a definition of the data requirements, which tends to be driven by the buying organization but can be a collaborative effort. Information can include lead times, product descriptions, dime ...
Created on 06 March 2012
13. Is POS data that valuable or is there something better?
...  to them with 2 – 4 week lead times (domestic suppliers). Thus the most important  forecast is 4 weeks out For those suppliers that have longer lead times with their suppliers, or a production line; havin ...
Created on 25 April 2011
14. Using 852 Data May Improve Your Vision
... are up appropriately so they can make sure the next shipment is ready to go when it needs to,” Bolduc says. “Lead times can be shrunk down and that in turn helps lower inventory levels on the retailer ...
Created on 22 April 2011
15. MRO and EDI- a Good Match?
... issue with MRO products is with exactly what they are and how they’re used. Direct materials generally have well established lead times, and manufacturers know when they need to procure these products ...
Created on 05 March 2011
16. Data Syncronization initiatives
...  need to be a definition of the data requirements, which tends to be driven by the buying organization, but can be a collaborative effort. Information that can be included are lead times, product descrip ...
Created on 24 September 2010