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  • Case Studies // Jun 2009

    Ramco Systems Case Study: Plant Engineering Services

    Plant Engineering Services is a part of Redema group. It is a TS 16949 certified company promoted by machine tool professionals with over 35 years of experience. Plant Engineering Services was using a standalone legacy accounting system. One of the main challenges for the company was that the four manufacturing...

    Provided By Ramco Systems

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    A New Supply Chain

    The global trade industry is changing at a faster pace than ever before. But contrary to what many think, the driving force behind these changes is not only the threat of terrorism: the driving force behind the changes the industry is experiencing is the ever-increasing ability of importers large and...

    Provided By VISCO

  • Case Studies // May 2009

    Ramco Systems Case Study: Coimbatore Compressor

    Coimbatore Compressor Engineering Company Pvt Ltd was incorporated in 1989; they are into manufacturing of compressors and electric motors. Coimbatore Compressor Engineering Company Pvt Ltd was using a standalone legacy system to manage their production and day-to-day operations, which resulted in total lack of visibility for the overall inventory and...

    Provided By Ramco Systems

  • Case Studies // Jun 2009

    Ramco Systems Case Study: DE Controls

    DE Controls was using a standalone system; this made it difficult to have real-time visibility of the overall inventory (especially finished goods). As the inventory was manually maintained it was difficult to track the stocks that were returned from various regions. Valuation of stock on a real-time basis for raw...

    Provided By Ramco Systems

  • Case Studies // Jun 2009

    National Wireless Phone Distributor Streamlines Operations With Flexible ERP Solution

    Celluphone, a leading wireless phone distributor based in Los Angeles, California, was experiencing growing pains with its financial and warehouse systems. These systems were not integrated and lacked the functionality to adequately support the company's multicompany business model. Recognizing that its systems could not scale to meet growth goals, the...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // Jun 2009

    Logistics Company Boosts Productivity With Familiar Desktop Applications

    Raben Ukraine, part of Raben Group, provides services such as warehousing, customs clearance, international and national distribution, and logistics services for fresh products. When dealing with time-sensitive deliveries, employees have to produce shipping documents quickly. The company's open-source software was cumbersome to use and incompatible with common file formats used...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // Jul 2009

    Korea's Rail Operator Accelerates Sales With Cashless Payments on Its Trains

    As Korea's rail operator, Korail has a responsibility to ensure passengers reach their destinations on time and in the greatest comfort possible. The company has worked hard to achieve rapid journeys for its customers, leading to the landmark launch of the KTX high speed trains in 2004. However with cashless...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // Jun 2009

    Humber College Speeds Application Deployment With Virtualization

    Located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Humber College is a polytechnic secondary-education institution with three main campuses. It has an active enrollment of 74,000 students. Humber College serves more than 19,000 full-time and 55,000 part-time students in Ontario, Canada. With 60 computer labs and more than 80 operating system images, the...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Reputational Risk & Crisis Management: Reaching The People Who Affect Your Organization

    Every organization faces "Routine" risks or challenges in the normal course of doing business that can significantly impact the bottom line. These can include facility expansions, litigation, employee injuries, change in management, government regulation and public policy issues. There are also extraordinary events, such as terrorism, natural disasters, geopolitical risks...

    Provided By Marsh

  • Case Studies // Jun 2009

    Synchronize Supply Chain Inventories to Minimize Excess Stock, Outages, and the "Bullwhip Effect"

    The global nature of supply chains makes it difficult to accurately view, replenish, and move stock inventory. Many traditional systems rely on reorder point replenishment and large batch processing - without considering fluctuations in demand or variations in replenishment lead time. This causes stock outs or excess inventories that frustrate...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Work smarter. Not harder.

    Today we share information faster and farther than ever before. Despite this, 42% of people make decisions based on wrong information every week. This brochure from IBM? will show you how to join the smart revolution and create a more productive, efficient and sustainable world. Learn more.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Cloud Storage: Augments Storage Infrastructure Efficiently

    Though IT budgets don't budge, the amount of data storage organizations require will only continue to grow. IDC's Noemi Greyzdorf argues there are ways to manage the storage "sprawl," and says Iron Mountain's cloud-based Virtual File Store offers one way to augment onsite infrastructure, reclaim storage space, and ultimately, save...

    Provided By Iron Mountain

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Making Data Storage in the Cloud a Reality

    Cloud storage vendors are storming SMBs and enterprises with solutions offering performance, availability and security far superior to homegrown solutions. As the Taneja Group notes, cloud storage frees companies from costly maintenance and disruptive migrations. Iron Mountain's well-established solutions integrate easily with cloud storage, setting the standard for the future....

    Provided By Iron Mountain

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Taking the Lead in Cloud-based Storage Solutions

    Cloud-based storage allows organizations a scalable secondary storage option, but it does not always integrate with primary storage. In this paper, the Taneja Group notes that Iron Mountain's cloud-based Virtual File Store offers not only seamless integration and sophisticated recovery and retention capabilities of an in-house secondary storage platform, but...

    Provided By Iron Mountain

  • Case Studies // Jul 2009

    Leader Stores Cuts Help Desk Calls by 50% While Reducing Energy Costs by 20% With Dell Outsourced Solution

    Leader Stores' Point-Of-Sale (POS) environment was outdated. The company was eager to expand into Northeast Brazil, but needed to upgrade its POS desktops and its servers first. The company leased 1,000 desktops and 8 servers through Dell Managed Services which delivered the machines and provides maintenance and administrative services with...

    Provided By Dell

  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    Dell on Dell: Under New Management

    Microsoft? System Center Configuration Manager 2007 helped the IT team recapture lost time and reduce costs by streamlining and automating operating system installation, improving the speed of asset reporting, and tracking application usage in real time.

    Provided By Dell

  • Case Studies // Aug 2009

    Berripop Frozen Yogurt: HP POS Systems Save Time, Add Flexibility

    Berripop is a small but growing frozen yogurt business based in the Houston area. It specializes in a new kind of frozen yogurt that originated in Korea. It needed to provide in-store restaurant with point of sale capability. Berripop turned to HP Point of Sale systems for added speed, flexibility...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Case Studies // Jun 2009

    Geocap Replaces FLEXlm With SafeNet Sentinel RMS

    Founded in 1998, Geocap AS has more than a decade of experience in providing software and services for the oil and gas industry as well as international maritime institutions. Geocap required a licensing solution for the Geocap application in order to control their licensing terms and conditions. Geocap sought an...

    Provided By SafeNet

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Sybase IQ: The Economics of Business Reporting

    Reporting is recognized as a way for companies to improve service, ensure quality, control costs and prevent losses by empowering decision-makers throughout the organization. This paper explains why a database system that has been designed from the ground up for reporting and decision support delivers a number of proven advantages...

    Provided By Sybase

  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    Nucleus Research ROI Case Study: IBM Cognos TM1 and Envision Credit Union

    Learn how Envision Credit Union was able to improve productivity, reduce labor costs, and increase the amount of cash available for overnight investments with IBM Cognos TMI.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Find your level of BI and Performance Management maturity

    See how IBM Cognos Express delivers value to midsize companies at any level of maturity in this paper featuring research from Gartner.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    How DB Schenker Rail Manage Continuous Availability and Disaster Recovery Solutions and Disaster Recovery Solutions

    Logistics firm DB Schenker used Neverfail's Robust Continuous Availability and Disaster Recovery Solutions to solve their challenges. Download now

    Provided By Neverfail Group

  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    Less Servers Means More Room to Grow for Ausclad Group

    Headquartered in Perth, Australia, the Ausclad Group of Companies (Ausclad) provides multi-disciplinary services - from engineering and manufacturing, to construction and maintenance - to the Oil & Gas and Mining industries. Ausclad wanted to rapidly expanding company is poised to outgrow existing data center. VMware and Intel technology creates a...

    Provided By VMware

  • Case Studies // Jul 2009

    Process Improvement by 10 Hours in Replenishment Forecast for a Retail Giant

    A UK-based retailing giant had a diversified portfolio that included food & drink, clothing, consumer electronics, financial services, telecoms, home, music downloads, internet services, and software. This retail company undertook a massive initiative to re-platform its online sales application for the wine and grocery businesses. For both the businesses, the...

    Provided By Satyam Computer Services

  • Case Studies // Jul 2009

    Case Study Cruise Line Logistics - Princess Cruises

    Princess Cruises is the third largest cruise line in the world. A labor strike at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, saw massive congestion of 70 container vessels waiting to be off-loaded, causing Princess Cruises to potentially miss timetables for food, boutique goods, hotel supplies and maintenance items...

    Provided By Agility

  • Case Studies // Jul 2009

    Total Chemical Logistics Solution

    A leading European refiner and supplier of high performance speciality hydrocarbons, speciality chemicals and advanced automotive fluids followed a strategic review of its operations and determined that logistics was not a core business strength. Supply chain excellence and flexibility was a priority in an increasingly competitive environment while at the...

    Provided By Agility

  • Case Studies // Jul 2009

    Case Study Retail - Nike Indonesia

    Nike is the world's leading designer, marketer and distributor of authentic athletic footwear, apparel, equipment and accessories for a wide variety of sports and fitness activities. Nike needed to create a reliable domestic supply chain solution for their operations in Indonesia. They required a solution that reduced both supply chain...

    Provided By Agility

  • Case Studies // Aug 2009

    Pharmaceutical Major Enhances Its Indirect Procurement Process

    This pharmaceutical company, headquartered in Switzerland, is one of the largest company in prescription, OTC medicines, and Infant food as well veterinary medical products. The company is using Ariba Buyer to manage their indirect procurement at their European subsidiaries and US divisions. A comprehensive planning and execution approach helped company...

    Provided By Infosys Technologies

  • Case Studies // Aug 2009

    US Retail Major Streamlines Its Indirect Procurement Spend

    Leading US based general merchandise discounter with indirect spend of over $ 6 billion decided to change its SI partner and engaged Infosys to take the program forward to Pilot implementation and beyond. A core strategy of the program was developed to migrate a sprawling array of sourcing and procurement...

    Provided By Infosys Technologies

  • Case Studies // Feb 2010

    P&G's Logistics Revolution: Co-CreatingValue

    P&G has one of the most progressive procurement organizations. In a highly competitive industry of consumer packaged goods, it was essential for P&G to know consumers' pulse and understand their needs better than its competitors. Under such conditions, P&G turned towards cost-cutting strategies and realized that its success would lie...

    Provided By IBS Case Development Centre

  • Case Studies // Jul 2009

    Supply Chain From Manufacturing To Shelf

    The Kellogg's Cornflake Company began in 1906 with the Kellogg brothers who originally ran a sanatorium in Michigan, USA. They experimented with different ways to cook cereals without losing the goodness. Their philosophy was 'improved diet leads to improved health'. Businesses focus primarily on the creation of profit but increasingly...

    Provided By MBA Publishing

  • Case Studies // Jul 2009

    Driving Supply Chain Efficiency Major Petrochemical Company

    The 500 acre United Kingdom site is one of the petrochemicals company's major production centers. To examine and health check the downstream supply chain from the UK site, as well as the distribution center facilities in mainland Europe and deliveries to customers worldwide, the petrochemical company required an external perspective...

    Provided By Agility

  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

    Cash N Go - Leading the ISO Industry in Customer Service Reliability With INE TCO Insight

    Cash 'N Go processes thousands of financial transactions for their customers each day, generated from a variety of rural communities and major city centers. To ensure customer service level compliancy, Cash N Go needed a way to guarantee the uptime reliability of their rural community dial-up ATMs. This meant proactively...

    Provided By INETCO Systems

  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    Adding Value to Kalmar's Value-Added Services

    Kalmar Services is a service contracts provider, which is an independent unit within Kalmar Industries. This services wing accounts for 23% of the group revenue. With service contracts increasing rapidly, client-serving companies require broad-based management expertise and dependable IT-support. The company therefore invested in a modular service management solution from...

    Provided By IFS

  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

    Mary Kay Inc. Gains Global Visibility and Increases Efficiency With Integrated Enterprise Applications

    Mary Kay Inc. wanted to increase visibility and reduce complexity, replacing more than 50 disparate applications, inventory and tracking solutions with an integrated Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) infrastructure and provide a scalable system to support an increasingly global multilevel marketing company that does business in multiple currencies and must comply...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Case Studies // Feb 2009

    Wine Warehouse Uncorks Business Success With SAP and IBM

    Beverages distributor Wine Warehouse was expanding fast. With separate finance and order-entry systems, the management of stock, shipping, sales orders and invoicing was a disjointed process, with frequent mismatches between invoice amounts, goods shipped and inventory. Additionally, as the distribution partnership network expanded and new suppliers were added, a lack...

    Provided By IBM

  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    Danier Leather Converts Legacy Systems

    Danier Leather, Inc. operates 91 shopping mall, street-front, and "Power Centre" stores across Canada. They needed to automate their operations and centralize data management as well as a reporting system. For this problem they chose Fujitsu. Fujitsu deployed a wide range of retail technology, including its GlobalSTORE Point-Of-Sale (POS) software,...

    Provided By Fujitsu

  • Case Studies // Jul 2009

    Order Management System for a Logistics Major

    The customer was facing tremendous pressure of meeting margins and Service Level Agreements, and wanted a Critical Services Logistics (CSL) application that would enable its users to incorporate new customers or modify the business rules/make validations for an existing customer while taking minimal support from their IT teams. Mahindra Satyam...

    Provided By Satyam Computer Services

  • Case Studies // Aug 2009

    Supply Chain Optimization for a Food Major

    The customer, a large US-based food major with supply chain operations across the country, wanted to explore innovative ways to optimize costs and build an agile supply chain. Transportation management was identified as an area of focus due to tightening freight capacity in North America and low fleet utilization levels....

    Provided By Satyam Computer Services

  • Case Studies // Jun 2009

    YPF Migrates SAP Applications to Red Hat on Intel

    YPF SA, the largest company in Argentina, is an energy company operating a leading integrated oil and gas business across the domestic upstream and downstream segments. YPF SA wanted to renovate proprietary infrastructure with the goal of reducing costs and boosting performance. YPF deployed Red Hat. YPF selected Red Hat...

    Provided By Red Hat