It’s called Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM), and while the concept isn’t new, it has been gaining more attention lately, as it aims to help ease the blow of a natural disaster or terrorist attack should one interrupt your business. Sounds good on paper, but is it necessary?
January 31, 2007
BEIJING & ATLANTA-(Business Wire)-January 30, 2007 – CDC Software, a wholly owned subsidiary of CDC Corporation (NASDAQ: CHINA) and a provider of enterprise software applications, announced today that Hong Kong-based HFG Procurement, Ltd. has chosen the Ross Enterprise suite of software applications to improve visibility and control throughout its manufacturing operations and supply chain.
Food and beverage companies are increasing their use of cross-docking, are continuing to rely on paper-based order-pick methods, and most are outsourcing some or all of their transportation, according to a survey of logistics practices in the industry.
ATLANTA, Jan. 31 /PRNewswire/ — American Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMSWA – News) announces that it has joined IBM’s ISV Advantage Initiative as a Premier Business Partner. Membership is by invitation only, and is available to select midmarket independent software vendors (ISV’s) who adopt open architecture using IBM middleware technologies on IBM eServer hardware.
Of all the elements of supply chain management, leading people is perhaps the most challenging. Nowhere is that more true than in transportation and warehousing, the costliest operational links in the chain, which are relatively people-heavy. But logistics workers often fail to get respect, or even attention, from senior management.
January 30, 2007
The world is getting smaller and companies of all sizes have to deal with globalization. We are in times of unique economic and environmental changes, to paraphrase the founder of India’s retail giant Pantaloon’s: It is time to learn, unlearn and relearn. Today and tomorrow will not be like yesterday.
NEW YORK, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ — Computer Generated Solutions(R), Inc. (CGS), a leading provider of software, systems integration, eLearning, managed services and global sourcing solutions to organizations worldwide, today announced that Haggar Clothing Co., an innovation leader in the fashion industry has selected BlueCherry by CGS, a comprehensive, fully integrated end-to-end enterprise application for the apparel industry.
Expanded Global Service and Supply Chain Functionality with Enhanced Global Capabilities; Extended Vertical Capabilities for Industrial Machinery and Consumer Packaged Goods Industries
IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Epicor Software
Corporation , a leading provider of enterprise business software solutions for the midmarket and divisions of the Global 1000, today announced the availability of Epicor iScala 2.3 — the latest release of the company’s tightly integrated end-to-end enterprise resource planning (ERP), customer relationship management (CRM) and supply chain management (SCM) solution.
January 29, 2007
Intesource, the intelligent sourcing experts, today announced the release of a new Spend Management module, implemented into the Intesource Intelligent Sourcing Suite. Utilizing Intesource�s proven tools and technology, combined with expert services, spend management can become a regular part of an organization�s ongoing fiscal maintenance.
The evolution of reverse logistics for manufactured products is developing in direct proportion to the rapid advancements in technology and the subsequent price erosion of products as new and improved products enter the supply chain at a faster pace. With such thin margins and so much competition, mismanagement of the supply chain can be devastating. Those organizations with the infrastructure to capture and compare the composite value of components with real time intelligent analysis and disposition based on changes in refurbishment cost, resale value, spare parts, repair and overall demand will not only become more profitable, but such flexibility and scalability will allow them to outmaneuver and eliminate the competition.