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Today’s manufacturing environment is all about eliminating waste and building efficiency into every area of the business – including purchasing – so you can offer a quality product at competitive prices. But if you’re still using outdated purchasing processes, it can lead to problems on the shop floor that affect workflow, customer relationships and the company’s bottom line. Download the 5 Ways to Modernize your Manufacturing Purchasing whitepaper to bring your purchasing process into the 21st century.
The mining, metals and materials industry has always had to rapidly adjust to wild market fluctuations, social pressures, labour shortages and other forces beyond control. At the same time, it has had to provide the basic materials and much of the energy for the global manufacturing ecosystem. LNS research survey data show that the top financial challenges are growing revenue and protecting margins, while the top operational challenges are manufacturing efficiency and regulatory and industry compliance. Download the full research spotlight, written by LNS, and discover: Key trends in mining, metals and materials - and how this industry compares to other sectors; The strategy needed for each component of the balanced scorecard approach; How companies are gaining value from this approach, including up to 40% downtime reduction, 3% in energy savings, up to 50% in productivity improvement and much more. Click to access the whitepaper today.
Highly complex iron ore pellet plant designs and increasing numbers of process parameters to be monitored by the operators are leading to undesired fluctuations in energy consumption. The related increase in a plant’s energy consumption and operational costs can be avoided by implementing the Outotec® Optimus advisory tool. Based on highly accurate process models, Optimus calculates an energy-efficient operational strategy for the plant and generates clear recommendations for the operators on what actions should be taken. Learn more about Outotec Optimus – a digital expert available around-the-clock to ensure that your plant efficiency remains as high as possible over its whole lifecycle!
If you are manufacturing like a boss it means you master the four key transactions: Purchasing Receipts, Issuing Material, WIP to FG, Shipping/Invoicing,
know your costs (freight, labor, outside services, overhead, other, material) with accurate precision, price your parts competitively and profitably, quote your jobs correctly with speed and accuracy, reduce your risk by knowing and not guessing.
When you are doing the above, you are making parts faster, making parts better, watching it all in real time, and knowing exactly what everything costs – otherwise known as “manufacturing like a boss.” So let’s get back to basics and manufacture like a boss with these 13 to do’s. Download the whitepaper today.
Break down the barriers to boost your operations. The real world does not operate in silos, so why should your business? An integrated planning solution can provide continuity across all planning horizons and every aspect of your operations.
In this guide from Quintiq, discover how to: Increase efficient resource utilization, enhance visibility across multiple sites and improve throughput while reducing costs.
What is your risk exposure? Do you understand what impacts your organization will potentially see from the new legislation on tariffs? It is time to assess the risks, build a comprehensive strategy to mitigate the impact, and execute these strategies as the environment continues to evolve. Our timeline guides you through a managed approach to assessing the changes and offsetting the impact, while optimizing alignment to your supply base.
It’s time to move to a more mature supply chain planning & optimization solution. In this guide from Quintiq, find out the risk-free method to switch to a solution that enables you to: Increase efficient collaboration, improve visibility across multiple sites and monitor your KPIs for effective decision making.
Now you can finally narrow the gap between continuous casting and hot rolling with a planning system that allows your operations to: Enhance productivity, reduce slab slacking, save thousands, or even millions of dollars annually.
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Did you know a drafting error in tax reform will keep businesses from getting a key benefit that Congress intended to impart?
This article provides clarity around this key depreciation benefit that is eluding business.
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