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Can Your Company Survive Without Communication?

Can Your Company Survive Without Communication?

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Communication is important. It’s safe to say that’s an understatement in any industry. Consider this, The Society for Human Resource Management estimates poor communication costs larger companies (100,000 employees or more) up to $62.4 million annually. Smaller companies (100 employees or less) average losses in the amount of $420,000 per year. Even though our communication tools are …

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Syteline Advanced Planning Scheduling – A Fresh Approach to Planning

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Traditional scheduling and planning systems (MRP) often produce unmanageable and unrealistic requirements like issuing purchase orders with past due dates.  Seizing the opportunity, Infor, the developers of Syteline ERP, introduced APS or Advanced Planning And Scheduling to simplify business management, increase planning visibility, increase production capacity and lower inventory. While production scheduling by nature is difficult with varying factors like …

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Use Your ERP System to its Fullest Potential by Adding an Automated Purchase Order System

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Your organization has invested in an enterprise resource planning system (ERP), but are you maximizing its technology to the fullest potential?  Adding an automated purchasing system to your ERP will unleash the power for each person who participates in the purchasing process to access important decision-making data and create opportunities for savings in your supply chain. …

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Technology Aside Vendor Management is a Relationship

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There is no question about it, the advances in the digital age have made supply chain and vendor management more efficient. The advent of systems that handle everything from demand forecast to just in time inventory have been beneficial to both buyers and vendors, among other things  shortening lead times and reducing inventory costs. Technology …

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Easing the Burden of Supply Chain Management

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Does this sound familiar?  Your Supply Chain Management staff spends their time on administrative tasks like chasing after late parts or managing poor performing vendors that ironically are critical to your business?  You are not alone.  Most organizations waste too much time on routine administrative tasks when it comes to their suppliers.  Ideally, wouldn’t you like your supply …

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Tips for Successful Vendor Management and Performance Evaluation

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All businesses understand how essential Vendor Management is to a company. Creating and optimizing a vendor management system plays a key role in the underlying success of a business. Vendor management boils down to four main components. 1. Successful Risk Analysis: Maintaining a proper vendor file boils down to risk management when it comes to regulating and …

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