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Outsourcing Supply Chain Planning Processes
Supply chain planning tools deliver potentially tremendous savings when well implemented, and wreak havoc when they fail. A company considering an outsourcing

offshore savings plans  growing track record of offshore business process outsourcing (BPO) and application development and maintenance (AD/M) providers, have convinced many companies to outsource their business process and software development activities (see Outsourcing 101—A Primer ). For a company considering an outsourcing strategy for their supply chain planning (SCP) processes, there are some unique aspects that should be addressed, since both BPO and AD/M may come into play. First, the quality and performance of SCP

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Business Performance Management

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Lawson Software-IPO and Several Acquisitions After Part Five: Challenges and User Recommendations


Lawson has yet to show that its strategy and technology can "travel abroad," especially to Europe where it needs to put down some deep roots if it is to fulfill its global ambitions. A measly portion of its total revenues comes from sales outside of the US-a proportion that has been static for the past several years. On the other hand, it may point out how successful the company has become in the US in the past decade. What is puzzling is why that success has remained local.

offshore savings plans  in certain levels of offshore development outsourcing. While the benefits of cost savings and localization cannot be debated, the lower cost can often be an enemy to innovation and expert matter knowledge, which can in turn result with lower quality. Thus, most R&D, and especially critical R&D, will remain in the US. CRM Strategy Further, while Lawson's deliberate decision to not offer a manufacturing product suite has been known, the company's CRM strategy has been less than clear-cut. The vendor Read More

The Promise (and Complexities) of Private Labels


Recent studies have shown that retail winners (that is, companies that outperform their peers in year-over-year, comparable store sales) carry a significantly higher percentage of private label merchandise than their competitors do.

offshore savings plans  the next five years. Offshore suppliers are expected to account for nearly a third of the typical company's total supply base by 2008. Most companies have been able to reduce material and service costs up to 35 percent (and thus improve profit margins accordingly) by sourcing from low cost country suppliers. With strategic sourcing, major manufacturers, retailers, governments, and financial institutions can achieve significant savings while strengthening ties with suppliers that offer the best quality Read More

Unifying Global Trade Management: Challenges and User Recommendations


GTM software should be able to gather information and feed it back into the parent company, creating visibility into what remote divisions are doing and how they are doing it. Software providers must strike the right balance between global consistency and special local needs.

offshore savings plans  is exploding because of offshore manufacturing, subcontracted manufacturing, third-party logistics, sadly, too many companies pursue adverse follow suit strategies because of poor and incomplete information. Today, logistics costs across industries average double-digit percentages of revenues. Multiple factors, such as rising fuel costs, driver shortages, trade policies, border, and security measures will continue to drive logistics costs higher. Still, few companies adequately factor in the cost of Read More

Demand-driven Supply Networks for Small and Medium Business


Lately demand-driven supply networks (DDSN) are a much talked about topic, yet little is written about SMBs and DDSN. By understanding the basics of DDSN, and through selective implementation, SMBs can experience the agility, adaptability, and alignment of DDSN.

offshore savings plans  outsourced manufacturing and then offshore manufacturing. Such shifts occur due to numerous reasons. The best defense businesses have is to constantly monitor economies to identify such shifts ahead of time and restructure their supply chains accordingly. Some of the methods businesses can use to promote adaptability include Monitor economies all over the world to spot new supply bases and markets. Create flexible product designs. Use intermediaries to develop fresh suppliers and logistics Read More

TCO Analysis of a Traditional Data Center vs. a Scalable, Containerized Data Center


Standardized, scalable, pre-assembled, and integrated data center facility power and cooling modules provide a total cost of ownership (TCO) savings of 30% compared with traditional, built-out data center power and cooling infrastructure. Avoiding overbuilt capacity and scaling the design over time contributes to a significant percentage of the overall savings. This white paper provides a quantitative TCO analysis of the two architectures, and illustrates the key drivers of both the capex and opex savings of the improved architecture.

offshore savings plans  Analysis of a Traditional Data Center vs. a Scalable, Containerized Data Center Standardized, scalable, pre-assembled, and integrated data center facility power and cooling modules provide a total cost of ownership (TCO) savings of 30% compared with traditional, built-out data center power and cooling infrastructure. Avoiding overbuilt capacity and scaling the design over time contributes to a significant percentage of the overall savings. This white paper provides a quantitative TCO analysis of the Read More

What to Do with Your Legacy PBX


Enterprises will benefit from migrating from their legacy PBX systems and realizing the cost savings and simplified management with VoIP technology. But should you retain your existing PBX, modify it, or replace it altogether with a software-based solution? That’s the question many enterprises face today, and they must consider the makeup of their voice system when reviewing long-term plans for their organization’s IT strategy.

offshore savings plans  to Do with Your Legacy PBX Enterprises will benefit from migrating from their legacy PBX systems and realizing the cost savings and simplified management with VoIP technology. But should you retain your existing PBX, modify it, or replace it altogether with a software-based solution? That’s the question many enterprises face today, and they must consider the makeup of their voice system when reviewing long-term plans for their organization’s IT strategy. Read More

University of Canberra Achieves a Step Change With Offshore Outsourcing


This case study showcases the University of Canberra’s (UC) successful outsourcing story amidst an increasingly competitive education industry in Australia. A broad coverage and decentralized approach to administrative support, coupled with lowering student demand and increasing budget deficit contributed to UC’s diminishing performance and margins. In order to rebuild its competitiveness, increase profitability and refocus on their core functions, UC decided to outsource its key functions to Wipro while still retaining some in-house, high-level technical or managerial role. Find out more now.

offshore savings plans  a Step Change With Offshore Outsourcing This case study showcases the University of Canberra’s (UC) successful outsourcing story amidst an increasingly competitive education industry in Australia. A broad coverage and decentralized approach to administrative support, coupled with lowering student demand and increasing budget deficit contributed to UC’s diminishing performance and margins. In order to rebuild its competitiveness, increase profitability and refocus on their core functions, UC decided Read More

Order Logistics


ORDER LOGISTICS, Inc., is implementing its strategic, technical and operational plans for helping great companies discover, manage and execute effective global supply chain strategies. Our team, technology, strategies, solutions, and dedicated transportation resources allow organizations to have world-class visibility, information and controls without disrupting existing plans, processes, partnerships, and information systems. We leverage our technology, business solutions, operational expertise, and a centralized capacity network of transportation providers to take advantage of logistical opportunities and provide end-to-end solutions for our customers. This allows each customer to gain control over their unique distribution network and utilize their existing information systems to their full capacity. Built on state of the art architecture and technology, Order Logistics harnesses the power of the Internet, facilitating communication between business partners using open Internet standards. Order Logistics facilitates a seamless workflow linking inter-related business processes between disparate business partners.

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How to Cut Costs in the Cloud


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offshore savings plans  21 The Delta21 system has nineteen modules, which include customer control, security, checking account, savings account, long term savings, cashier and teller control, credit management, loan control and management, banking account, general ledger, cost accounting, asset control, manager information system, credit card management, debit card management, project management, automatic teller machine interface, inventory and procurement, sales control, and tax management. Read More

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offshore savings plans  a major North American offshore oil & gas drilling company had signed a contract to implement IFS Applications as its enterprise asset management (EAM) software system. The unnamed offshore drilling company will implement the IFS Applications for Offshore Service edition to support maintenance operations. The deployed solution will include projects, maintenance, and IFS Instant Replication, a special solution for rapid replication of data between offshore rigs or vessels and onshore facilities. The Read More

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