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Infor LN & Baan Finance Tip: MPS Planned vs. MRP Planned

Kathy Barthelt 0 193 Article rating: 5.0

What items should be MPS planned, and what items should be MRP planned…

Master Scheduled Items are those items that are finished goods, or service items, that receive their requirements either specifically from Independent demand, or both Dependent and Independent demand.

  • Independent Demand is...

What are your production orders telling you?

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Crossroads RMC 0 137 Article rating: 5.0

MEASURE WHAT YOU WANT TO IMPROVE!

Six simple words, but put together they convey a powerful concept that can transform manufacturing companies. It’s a basic concept that’s hard to argue with: Collect data, see where the data leads you, and make changes that have a positive impact on the data. Repeat often.

If your company is manufacturing a product, you’re...

Manufacturing vs. Operations vs. Finance: Who WINS?

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Crossroads RMC 0 360 Article rating: 5.0

Manufacturing Goals: develop high-quality products and services in response to the demands of the market, improve efficiency and maximize capacity utilization.

Operations Goals: utilize resources, labor, material, and equipment effectively in order to match supply and demand.

Finance Goals: analyze revenue growth opportunities, control costs, and maximize profitability.

So, who WINS?

“Sorry, boss. We can’t help you move the business forward.”

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Crossroads RMC 0 891 Article rating: 5.0

Imagine saying that to your boss, or the president of your company. What would their response be? Do you think they would say, “It’s ok, we can wait to save a ton of money and move us ahead of the competition... No problem... let me know when you have time to work on it.”  Pretty unlikely. Instead, they will want you to...

It’s mid-January and IT’S GO TIME!

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Crossroads RMC 0 811 Article rating: 5.0

The calendar is fresh, the resolutions are made and the opportunities are endless!

So, it is time to dive right in and start tackling your to-do’s?

Right??

...Not just yet!

First, you need to take the time to think about your ERP strategy.

What’s an ERP strategy?

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