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Infor M3 Inventory Planning Workbench

Posted by Harriet Schneider on May 14, 2019 8:00:00 AM

The Infor® M3 Inventory Planning Workbench (IPW) is an online configurable spread-sheet style grid for viewing and/or simulating and editing inventory, demand, and supply across multiple variable time buckets. Filtering of items and color-coding of cells helps the user to focus on exceptions like low-stock, short coverage time, orders vs forecast deviations, expiring stock, and more. Configurable columns allow the user to add information about forecast fulfillment percentage, dynamic coverage time, planned re-classifications, and other measures and KPIs.

With M3 Inventory Planning Workbench, you can:
■ Plan and analyze scheduling proposals to meet inventory needs.
■ Simplify identifying issues with demand and supply, through color coding and filtering of items.
■ Directly release scheduling proposal into real manufacturing orders—directly from within the grid.
■ Plan across multiple warehouses to provide greater business insight.
■ Deliver role-based and configurable capabilities to production planning, customer service, buyers, and more.

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Topics: Manufacturing, Fashion & Retail, Food & Beverage, Infor M3, M3 Inventory

ICCG Goes for European Gold With Infor

Posted by Harriet Schneider on May 8, 2019 4:11:23 PM

Independent Computer Consulting Group Extends Relationship From India And US To Europe, Targets New Verticals

Infor, a global leader in business cloud software specialized by industry, today announced that Independent Computer Consulting Group (ICCG) has become a Gold Channel Partner in Europe.  This builds on the existing, extensive relationship between Infor and ICCG, who is already a global delivery and Alliance partner.

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Topics: Fashion & Retail, Food & Beverage, Infor M3, Industrial Manufacturing, CloudSuite Industrial, CloudSuite PLM

ICCG Launches 532nd Go-Live M3 Implementation.

Posted by Harriet Schneider on Apr 30, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Interested in 30%+ process gains? 11%+ EBITDA improvements? 98%+ same day shipping? 100% automated order to ship? See Why CloudSuite M3 is right for you. We just launched our 532 Go-Live for a leading fashion/apparel customer. 

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Topics: Distribution, Infor M3, Chemical, M3, Cloudsuite Fashion & Apparel

How Infor Food & Beverage Facilitates FSMA Compliance

Posted by Harriet Schneider on Apr 25, 2019 8:00:00 AM

The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) requires that food and beverage companies take a more proactive approach to food safety. This is a shift from the more reactive approach that food and beverage companies have historically followed. With FSMA in place, companies must identify risks, create procedures for mitigating hazards, and execute against those procedures to ensure all threats to the safety of the food supply chain are contained, as well as demonstrate that their programs are valid and that they are continually being improved upon.

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Topics: Food & Beverage, Infor M3, PLM, Infor Optiva, FSMA

Podcast: Retail Masterbuilders: Ignoring The Shiny Objects

Posted by Harriet Schneider on Apr 23, 2019 8:00:00 AM

With so much glitter in the retail tech space it’s hard to see where the gold really lies. Infor’s Doug Tiffan and Chris Field, CEO of Fieldworks, a tech PR, content and digital marketing agency based in the UK, join us to discuss how retailers can avert their eyes from the flashy tech that won’t sustain them, get back to basics, and build for the future by imagining they’re building a retail enterprise from scratch. 

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Topics: Converged Commerce, CloudSuite Retail, Retail Demand Management

Infor M3 - Built-In Industry Specific Experience

Posted by Harriet Schneider on Apr 18, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Digital transformation is impacting all manufacturing and distribution businesses. No matter how complex their supply chain is, manufacturers must be able to respond faster to change, reduce excess inventory, and cut costs. Most importantly, manufacturers must deliver to customers what's been promised, and on time. To keep up with the pace of change requires an agile and modern ERP solution that is flexible enough to handle both the opportunities and challenges manufacturers face today— and tomorrow.

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Topics: Digital Transformation, ERP, Enterprise Resource Planning, M3

A Game Plan For Digital Transformation In Equipment And Rental Firms

Posted by Harriet Schneider on Apr 16, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Meeting customer expectations is harder than ever today. The bar has been raised. Many leaders in the equipment and rental business recognize that technology can help, but don’t necessarily know how to get started—so they don’t. In this paper, we break down the process into an easy-to-follow, step-by-step guide to help you integrate technology into every aspect of your dealership or rental firm. We can’t tell you what your strategy should be, but we can give you a game plan to help you get ready for the new digital economy you’re competing in.

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Topics: Digital Transformation, Rentals & Equipment, Supply Chain

Seven Steps Toward Cloud Deployment For Equipment Rental Organizations

Posted by Harriet Schneider on Apr 11, 2019 8:00:00 AM

 

 
Where does your company stand in this continually evolving landscape of steep market challenges and emerging opportunities? Are challenges, like managing your rental fleet, suppliers, and customers across multiple markets, along with global competition, keeping you from reaching your goals? Are market drivers threatening your revenue and profitability? Perhaps you recognize that your current rental ERP solution is outdated and needs to be replaced, but capital constraints are causing you to hesitate.
 
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Topics: Digital Transformation, Rentals & Equipment, Supply Chain, CloudSuite Equipment Rental

Checklist For A Successful Digital Transformation For Equipment-Centric Companies

Posted by Harriet Schneider on Apr 9, 2019 8:00:00 AM

 

Companies in the equipment industry, from OEMs and dealers to rental companies and service providers, are eager to jumpstart growth. Many are embracing modernization and adopting digital strategies. New technologies offer exciting ways to leverage sensor data, engage with customers, and automate processes. New ways of looking at products and the supply chain are transforming how we do business. 
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Topics: Digital Transformation, Rentals & Equipment, Supply Chain

The Top 5 Challenges F&B Manufacturers Are Facing Today

Posted by Harriet Schneider on Apr 4, 2019 8:00:00 AM

The high-level issues facing food and beverage manufacturers today might feel like the same challenges the industry has been dealing with for years, but the context in which these challenges exist have changed dramatically. Consumer demand for greater product innovation and transparency, ever-increasing quality and compliance pressures, tighter profit margins, new channel opportunities, and a dynamic workforce are just some of the factors that are shifting market dynamics to the point where food and beverage manufacturers need to take a fresh approach to how they do business.

In some cases, technology is driving the change; in other cases, technology offers the solution. In this changing environment, successfully managing growth and profitability depend on how well food and beverage manufacturers can evolve while embracing modern technology.

 
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Topics: Digital Transformation, Food & Beverage, Food Technology, CloudSuite Food & Beverage

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