One of the biggest fears for process manufacturing companies is a product or ingredient being contaminated by an unknown source. The process manufacturing supply chain is long and complex. It includes international and domestically sourced processors, distributors, shippers and consumers. With all this complexity, companies still have to maintain proper regulatory standards while keeping high quality services, in what is an increasingly competitive market.
Service organizations, both large and small, are always evaluating ways to raise productivity, respond to customers more quickly, speed issue resolution times, trim service delivery costs, and more . . . all while boosting customer loyalty. This is true for all organizations that deliver goods or services to customers, whether those customers are consumers, retail outlets, hospitals, manufacturers, or a multitude of other businesses and industries.
When your key assets are production vessels which work offshore in dozens of places around the globe, and were specially converted by engineering and shipyard partners under a complex, multi-year process, those qualities drive particular enterprise software needs. That is why selection of enterprise resource planning (ERP) by companies that own and operate floating production & offloading (FPSO) vessels brings with it a unique set of system capabilities to consider.
Within this white paper, you will find a quick guide to working with Wrike. Functionality includes: task list overview, advanced filters and custom reports and dynamic Gantt chart diagrams.
Armed with the results of multiple research studies, including our own, we’ll introduce you to the three most dangerous productivity killers. This introduction, however, would be TBU (true-but-useless), unless backed up by some action items. That’s why we’ll also provide you with an arsenal of weapons to get rid of these threats once and for all.
This white paper is our humble attempt to compress those war stories in the shortest possible form to help you improve your skills. Here we’ll tell you about the five most common mistakes managers make when managing multiple projects. Read very attentively, as we will also disclose the five strategies that will help you become a productive project manager who can easily complete several projects on time and on budget.
With Infor CloudSuite Industrial, you can reduce IT upgrade and maintenance costs, securely manage MTO and ETO operations, and free up much-needed capital to kick-start new ventures – all in an environment that provides greater reliability and security than you could provide on your own.
Manufacturers seeking growth opportunities are increasingly turning to globalization. Bringing products to a worldwide market opens up opportunities, but also challenges. This whitepaper examines the global marketplace today, global trends and the ways technology helps manufacturers step up to the challenge of globalization.
Meet Infor CloudSuite Industrial Industry Suite, a ready-to-run solution, built specifically to meet the needs of manufacturers and service providers. It provides deep, proven capabilities in key areas such as global finance, product design and configuration, project management, quality control, supply chain visibility, production operations, and material management. Even better, the solution is delivered in the cloud, ensuring efficiency, cost-savings, built-in support for global operations, and security that follows industry-leading best practice protocols.
Mass customization is a growing trend in manufacturing today. Fueled by customer demand and enabled by modern technology, customization is fulfilling two needs: It appeals to modern consumers, and it helps manufacturers find a much-needed competitive edge. These two benefits are the main drivers that are causing manufacturers, small and large, to explore new operational strategies for producing highly customized and configured products.