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|From The Chief Editor|
|Five years after the turn of the millennium, the Y2K hangover effect continues to linger. After the IT spending binge justified solely on the length of a date field, companies resolved to take a more sober approach toward IT expenditures. Of course, it is always easier to obtain approval for projects on the basis of "we have to" than on the basis of "we should." Click here to read how software vendors are helping clients justify the "we should" IT projects.
|Remote Workstations Keep Computers Off The Shop Floor|
Aluminum casting manufacturer improved worker productivity with a workstation solution that protects sensitive computer hardware from a harsh shop-floor environment. Used with permission from Integrated Solutions magazine
|Achieving Effective Inventory Management|
In today's competitive business environment, wholesale distributors face critical factors that directly affect customer satisfaction and profit margins. This white paper examines the critical business issues and shows how the MAS 500 solution can give you competitive advantages that empower your business to successfully grow and prosper in today's marketplace. Submitted by Best Software
|Forecasting Solution Helps Compaq Leverage The Web To Improve Accuracy And Efficiency|
Compaq Direct needed a new forecasting solution in a Microsoft format with support for SQL server, and perhaps more importantly, one that was Web-enabled. The company selected ALT-C to provide the TimeTrends forecasting system. Submitted by ALT-C Systems Inc.
|Voice-Directed Distribution System Streamlines Warehouse Picking Process|
Voice recognition technology allows a third party logistics provider to maintain nearly error-free order processing in a liquor warehouse. Used with permission from Integrated Solutions magazine
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|The Kennedy Group's RFID Testing Facility|
|The Kennedy Group's RFID service offerings and turnkey solutions help companies improve supply chain performance and meet electronic product code (EPC) compliance mandates. This four-minute video provides a quick tour of The Kennedy Group's facility near Cleveland, OH. |
|The Manufacturing Imperative|
Achieve the "perfect order" while reducing IT systems cost of ownership
Sponsored by MAPICS
Zomax has grown from a $27-million company with a single manufacturing facility to a $197-million company with 12 facilities in four countries. Amidst this growth, the company exceeded customer expectations even as it reduced operating costs, reduced lead times, sped time-to-market, and improved business-performance visibility. Key to all this success is an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system that serves as a common technology framework for all of Zomax's business systems, allowing seamless integration and communication across manufacturing, distribution, and order management.
RFID Is Ready. Are You?
A Case Study Webcast: From spreadsheets to RFID asset tracking in six weeks
Thursday, January 27, 2005; 8:30am Pacific
With more than 3,000 IT items to track, the government of El Paso County, Colorado, looked for a solution that provided greater asset accountability without adding significant labor costs. This Webcast will demonstrate how an RFID solution took this government agency from spreadsheets to RFID tags in just six weeks.
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