Implementing a global trade management solution can help companies take advantage of the trade-related cost savings desperately needed today while preparing for future trade expansion that will remain efficient and optimized.
Reduction in spending during difficult times can be a double-edged sword: exercise extreme caution, making sure the reductions are not disruptive to the organization or pose the risk of eliminating revenue generating opportunities.
The time is now for organizations to assess their supply chain processes and proactively create an integrated, enterprise-wide information platform that enables a single view of demand and supply.
John Galt Solutions Inc.
Burt's Bees is using collaborative forecasting, enabled by John Galt's web-based Planning Portal, to realized improvements in forecast accuracy and inventory fill rates, giving the organization flexibility to make changes quickly as the market and their organization changes.
Now is the time for training, goal setting, evaluations and rewards to those who have contributed the most. Be sure to recognize your stars. And also count up your contribution and pass on lessons learned for the team members that will be facing their own downturn in another six years.
Hubbell Lighting is using RapidResponse from Kinaxis to dynamically align supply and demand, and to help assess and mitigate risk, as well as respond to unplanned supply chain events, including through daily supply chain runs to continually reconcile demand plans to reality.
Knighted Computer Systems, Inc.
Provides hundreds of modules assembled into functions that can be assembled into a purpose-built, tier-one WMS solution or can be installed separately so that customers have resilience in the current economy while being ready to scale up again when good times return.
Pasta-maker Barilla America transformed its transportation planning with LeanLogistics – accurate allocation of transportation cost at the SKU level supports analysis of customer profitability by stock-keeping unit.
Logility's supply chain solutions are helping customers survive the economic uncertainty by better equipping them to meet manufacturing and distribution challenges and rising customer expectations.
(East Rutherford, NJ)
A Fortune 500 manufacturer credits Management Dynamic and its Trade Import solutions as its secret weapon when preparing for 10+2. "As an overall organization we found ourselves very prepared for this. Not because we were mind readers or had a crystal ball, but because earlier work had begun from an overall compliance perspective. We are now in a very good position as far as what is coming for 10+2."
Solutions that operate on a common service-oriented architecture platform can help maximize the value of technology investments by reducing complexity in implementations.
MCA Solutions is helping service businesses to demonstrate increased value to both their internal provider organization and their customers in this economy through more responsive forecasting, expanded service offerings, network re-design and "what-if" business scenario planning.