IT Showcase \\ automotive Software Providers and Solutions
Excerpt for automotive: The Aplicor software solution is an integrated, wireless, and web-based CRM suite that includes sales force automation (SFA), marketing automation, project office, customer support, and an enterprise portal.
Excerpt for automotive: Encompix is the leading provider of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems for engineer-to-order, project-based, make-to-order, and custom manufacturers. Our ETO ERP software was specifically designed for engineering-intensive companies. Designing and building complex products to exact customer specifications (...)
Excerpt for automotive: Epicor's flagship ERP software for discrete manufacturing, iVP is designed
for intensive supply chains. iVP helps eliminate shipping errors, tighten
inventory accuracy, and strengthen enterprise-wide control and supplier
management. iVP is designed for single-plant to enterprise-level discrete (...)
Excerpt for automotive: abas Business Software is an ERP and e-business application designed
specifically for manufactures in assemble-to-order (ATO), make-to-order (MTO),
and engineer-to-order (ETO) environments.
The abas Business Software brand includes the following products:
abas ERP for production
Excerpt for automotive: Infor ERP TRANS4M manages the requirements of the production
environment of the automotive industry with functionality that is easy to
implement. The Infor ERP TRANS4M solution delivers a uniform reporting environment
to ensure that all departments, from customer management to supplier management, (...)
Excerpt for automotive: PeopleSoft offers a range of Internet-enabled software that facilitates all stages of supply chain management, from planning through execution. PeopleSoft EnterpriseOne Supply Chain Management (SCM) helps streamline everything from the earliest sales forecasts to customers' acknowledgements of orders (...)
Excerpt for automotive: Deltek Vision CRM provides a complete business development and marketing solution targeted at project-based, professional service organizations. With Vision CRM, professional services organizations can manage and leverage centralized client, contact, opportunity data, and previous project history to (...)
Excerpt for automotive: Supply Chain Consultants (SCC) is a provider of supply chain planning software. The company was founded in 1993. SCC solutions address the areas of forecasting, demand management, collaborative planning, inventory management, production planning, scheduling, distribution planning, and sales and operations (...)
Excerpt for automotive: Since 1980, abas ERP software has provided cost effective ERP solutions to firms in the small to mid market. With over 2400 customers, ABAS ERP was recently named number one in customer satisfaction for the fourth year in a row in the ERP 2007/2008, ERP 2005, 2003 and 2002 Studies published by Konradin (...)
Excerpt for automotive: IT Soluciones is a solid and professional firm founded in 1988, dedicated to helping businesses excel in their opportunities by providing low risk, results-oriented and flexible world class solutions supported by a first-rate consulting team with more than 10 years of experience, and a solid methodology (...)
Excerpt for automotive: eTek offers a Microsoft Office compatible and Microsoft BackOffice approved client/server accounting and management information system that is scalable from a single-desktop up to a major enterprise with numerous locations and users.
Excerpt for automotive: Located in Arcadia, California (US), Perfect Software has been supplying personal computer (PC) and Application System 400 (AS/400) custom accounting software to small to medium size businesses for over 20 years. Perfect Software is an IBM Partner in Development.
Excerpt for automotive: Capture More Value.
Datastay PLM provides manufacturers with a collaborative environment
and a suite of business solutions that allow teams to work together to reduce
time to market, increase product quality, and decrease costs, in order to
capture more value from every product they sell. Flexible (...)
Excerpt for automotive: The TrueDemand product includes the following components:
Logistics analytics: the solution looks at inbound supply chain analytics at the
stock-keeping unit (SKU) and location level, including product lead times, days-of-sales,
cycle times, dwell times and turnover rates, and inbound service levels. (...)
Excerpt for automotive: Mecanica Solutions is a certified IBM Advanced Level Business Partner for PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) Software Solutions and
services. Our mission is to partner with customers to devise PLM solutions with a competitive advantage that will enable them to
develop successful and innovative products.
Documents » automotive.
Large or small, every company can profit from streamlined processes, insightful business intelligence, and systems that are flexible enough to grow with changing business needs. SAP Best Practices for Automotive
comprise preconfigured business scenarios that cover the most important requirements of the automotive
supplier industry, including enterprise resource planning (ERP), supplier relationship management (SRM), and a business information warehouse (BW). PubDate: 12/11/2006 2:33:00 PM
Abstract: There’s a buzz in the automotive industry around the concept of “strategic workforce management”—getting the right people, for the right job, at the right time, to improve overall business results. Strategic workforce management goes beyond the traditional role of human resources: it’s a strategic initiative and competitive weapon to help today’s automotive companies drive corporate goals and objectives.
Abstract: Automotive parts manufacturers are fighting for survival in a competitive global economy. Many rely on enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems to ensure they survive. However analysts report that the majority of ERP implementations rarely come in as scheduled, frequently cost more than projected, and often don’t deliver satisfactory results. Learn what automotive parts manufacturers should look for in an ERP system.
Abstract: While BRAIN North America may have created a notable customer base due to its products’ functional appropriateness for the lower tiers of the automotive industry, its German parent’s impending insolvency might, in the worst-case scenario, leave all of them in the lurch.
Abstract: The nature of the global automotive supply chain means that the suppliers must be tightly integrated into the trading partner’s enterprise, whose supply chain communications and management capabilities need to be able to manage that critical relationship.
Abstract: Enterprise application providers wanting to address the distinct regulatory requirements of the automotive, food, safety, and life sciences industries need to offer enterprises industry-oriented enterprise resource planning systems that are sound and compliance-ready.
Abstract: Logo Business Solutions’ enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution, Unity, was implemented by several automotive parts manufacturers and suppliers. Unity’s ability to integrate with electronic data interchange (EDI) helped these companies better handle purchasing, planning, production, invoicing, reporting, and sales. Learn more about the features and functions of Unity ERP.
Abstract: In the automotive industry, companies face an ongoing struggle for market share and constant pressure on margins. To differentiate themselves in this competitive environment, many companies focus on sales and service operations, which are key to providing a high-quality customer experience. With that in mind, companies must automate processes and leverage integrated information to increase efficiency throughout the value chain.
Abstract: In the automotive industry, purchasing has become a critical business component. Some experts estimate that a 4 percent reduction in sourcing costs can add as much to profits as a 10 percent increase in sales. With intense global competition putting constant pressure on vehicle prices, many companies see improved sourcing and procurement as key to increasing margins, profits, and competitiveness.
Abstract: By using radio frequency identification (RFID) technology, automotive companies can eliminate material shortfalls of containers, which lead to delivery delays and, in the case of time-sensitive shipments, cause production downtime. Manufacturers, suppliers, dealers, and freight forwarders can all benefit by reducing launch and assembly delays resulting from errors in part quantities, types, and locations for containers targeted for production lines.
Abstract: The global automotive and wholesale distribution industry moves more than 50 million motor vehicles from factory floor to dealer to customer every year. Companies that operate in this market sector perform a difficult balancing act between the vehicle makers on the one side and the dealers and the consumers on the other. However by leveraging IT strategies, their goals are attainable.
Abstract: As globalization, competition, and downward price pressures show no signs of easing, lean manufacturing—matching supply to demand, eliminating waste, and streamlining operations—still holds great promise for automotive suppliers to meet this challenges.
Abstract: IBM and EXE Technologies today announced a global strategic relationship in which the two vendors will provide supply chain customers with integrated solutions that will help them transform into e-businesses. These solutions will be initially targeted to customers in the automotive, consumer packaged goods, electronics, retail and wholesale distribution industries. In addition, EXE and IBM announced that Pep Boys, a large automotive products retailer in the United States, and Metro Richelieu, one of Canada's largest grocers, are the first customers to take advantage of this relationship.
Abstract: In this challenging economy, standards for materials flow are critical to thriving in the global automotive industry. Successful suppliers know how to meet Materials Management Operations Guideline/Logistics Evaluation (MMOG/LE) standards. MMOG/LE is a self-assessment for material and logistics control used to evaluate production, parts and service, and more. Learn how it can help you succeed in the automotive market.
Abstract: For automotive manufacturers and their suppliers, consumer demands are high and global competition is fierce. To compete successfully, manufacturers must meet expectations and still generate an acceptable profit margin. By using QAD’s Just-in-time (JIT) Sequencing process together with its Manufacturing Execution Workbench (MEW) tools, automotive manufacturers will have the foundation needed to meet these challenges.
Abstract: The MMOG was a self-assessment process developed by the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) to provide consistent methodology for evaluating supplier performance, identifying weaknesses, and focusing improvement efforts. The Global MMOG/LE incorporates the Odette Logistics Evaluation (OLE), developed by AIAG’s European counterpart, to provide a single global standard for self-assessment. The MMOG is a proven tool for supplier development and provides a recognized industry standard for suppliers who have been asked by customers to complete a self-assessment. Although it was developed by the automotive industry, QAD believes it can be a helpful benchmark tool for customers across many verticals.
Abstract: While business for BRAIN North America continues to be positive, developments in Germany will affect its future.
Abstract: In the competitive auto industry, Nissen Chemitec America knows the need for lean manufacturing. Its legacy enterprise resource planning (ERP) system was preventing the company from adopting lean principles, and so in 2003 it looked for an ERP tailored for contract manufacturers serving the auto industry. Learn how the new system helps the company stay lean within the confines of compliance and changing customer demands.
Abstract: SKF (AB Svenska Kullagerfabriken) was founded in 1907, with headquarters and a laboratory in Gothenburg, Sweden, and an R&D center in the Netherlands. SKF is the leading global supplier in its field, offering products, customer solutions, and services for rolling bearings, seals and specialty steel, claiming 20% of the world market share. SKF has 80 manufacturing sites employing about 40,000, and an additional 20,000 distributors in 130 countries worldwide. Revenue in 2001 reached 24.6 billion U.S. dollars, and for the first 9 months of 2002, SKF Group’s revenue showed 25.3 billion, grossing 2.04 billion.