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Grant Thornton 2013 Fall CFO Survey reveals 60% of CFOs expect a stagnant or worse economy during the next six months.

Next generation ERP is a far cry from traditional ERP solutions of the past. New technology platforms allow users to engage with ERP in new and different ways with intuitive and visually appealing user interfaces, which don't rely on intimate knowledge of how the system or the data is structured. This opens doors to a whole new level of executive involvement.

Selecting the right firm that can meet your requirements can be challenging, however, consultants vary in their level and type of ERP expertise, experience, geographic coverage, size and vertical industry knowledge. Fortunately, there are some common criteria to consider when selecting your next ERP consulting firm.

Much of the analytics effort to date has focused on the demand side of the supply chain equation. Yet analytics can be applied just as effectively to the supply side to assure reliable and cost effective inventory, capacity, and supplier capabilities. The insights here can help companies build a supply analytics competency that will lead to better business decisions.

October new business unchanged year-over-year, down 1% month-to-month and up 5% year-to-date.


Savvy business decision makers know that the Cloud presents a new wealth of possibilities to improve business agility and revenue through better analytic capabilities.

Implementing an ERP system is not straightforward, but remembering some of these simple suggestions will help the project have a greater chance of success than ignoring them.

Purchasing and successfully implementing an ERP system is one of the costliest, labor intensive, stressful and business critical undertakings any business can embark upon. In this article we look at the importance of understanding the system, collaboration, budget control, resources, data migration, ongoing development and user adoption.

As a supply chain professional you need to have complete visibility of your complex supply chain operations to maintain control and alignment with the business strategy of your company.

In making a strong business case for supply chain software, it pays to focus on three categories of benefits: efficiency, asset utilization, and customer response.

As host to the largest Microsoft Dynamics customer base in North America, and the leading provider of Dynamics ERP in the cloud, Tribridge created this guide to help decision makers choose the right deployment model for their accounting and ERP solution, including key considerations and steps specific to cloud ERP.

Tribridge Concerto Cloud Services helps companies grow by providing cost-effective integrated Microsoft Dynamics ERP, CRM and business productivity solutions in the cloud. Concerto transcends traditional one-size-fits-all deployments by giving you access to critical business applications in a private cloud environment.

Implementing ERP generally means selecting, installing, preparing and going live with a new computer system, or interfaced systems. In modern times, these have become so fully featured that it is often possible to use one fully integrated system to handle all back office systems.

Listen and watch what Jim Barnes, CEO of enVista, has to say and present on "Enterprise Integration" strategies for the Logistics and Supply Chain industries from his presentation at the 2013 Georgia Logistics Summit.





24|7 Pro Team

The 24|7 Team is your direct pipeline to solutions for your business challenges. It's your opportunity to have supply chain and logistics experts look at your specific challenges and needs, and give you free, no-obligation advice, solutions, and information.

The 24|7 Team will simplify the task of creating a database of likely partners, building your knowledge base, and preparing your Request for Proposal list.

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  Choose a topic for your RFP

Transportation RFP/RFI

The Transportation RFP is your direct pipeline to solutions for your transportation challenges. It's your opportunity to have logistics experts look at your specific transportation challenges and needs, and give you free, no-obligation advice, solutions, and information specific to your request.

Choosing the perfect software or system can be an indomitable challenge. Using this transportation/TMS RFP will simplify the task of creating a database of likely partners, building your knowledge base, and preparing your Request for Proposal list.

Warehouse/DC Management RFP/RFI

The Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) RFP is your direct pipeline to solutions for your WMS challenges. It's your opportunity to have logistics experts look at your specific WMS challenges and needs, and give you free, no-obligation advice, solutions, and information specific to your request.

Choosing the perfect WMS solution can be an indomitable challenge. Using this WMS RFP will simplify the task of creating a database of likely partners, building your knowledge base, and preparing your WMS Request for Proposal list.

Supply Chain RFP/RFI

The Supply Chain RFP is your opportunity to have logistics experts look at your specific challenges and needs, and receive free, no-obligation advice, solutions, and information. It simplifies finding a pool of likely partners, building your knowledge base, and preparing your Request for Proposal list. The companies in the Logistics Planner have agreed to respond to your request for in-depth information and follow-up, and your request is totally confidential.

Software/Technology RFP/RFI

The Software/Technology is your direct pipeline to solutions for your logistics information technology challenges. It's your opportunity to have logistics experts look at your specific technology challenges and needs, and give you free, no-obligation advice, solutions, and information specific to your request. Whether it's WMS, TMS, Mobile or Cloud, our pros can help.

The companies listed below have agreed to respond to your request for in-depth information and follow-up. Your request is totally confidential.

Executive Education RFI

The Logistics and Supply Chain Education RFI can help you identify the schools, coursework, continuing education, distance learning and certification opportunities available from leading logistics educational institutions.

Upgrade and improve your logistics and supply chain skillsets. Whatever route you choose—advanced degree, executive education, certification or distance learning—the time and money you invest in your education today can pay off in continued career success tomorrow. Contact leading universities and professional institutions for the information you need to prepare for the future.

Third Party Logistics RFP/RFI

This 3PL Request for Proposal (RFP)/Request for Information (RFI) can help you find the 3PL and 4PL providers that can meet your specific 3PL service challenges and needs. The 3PL companies below will provide free, no-obligation third-party logistics advice, solutions, and information.

Ask your 3PL questions, you'll get answers. Simply complete the information, and detail your 3PL challenges. Then, check off the third-party logistics companies that you want to review your request.

1. Choose an RFI topic.
2. Enter your contact information and challenge.
3. Select companies and optional categories.
4. Submit.


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Your Information



Your Challenge, Problem or Request *

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Select Transportation Companies

  • Select All

  • 3Gtms
  • BluJay Solutions
  • CSX Trans. Intermodal
  • Kuebix
  • Landstar
  • Legacy Supply Chain Svs.
  • One Network
  • Pitt Ohio
  • Purolator
  • Quintiq
  • SEKO Logistics
  • SMC3


Select Relevent Categories

  • Air Freight
  • Intermodal
  • Motor Freight
  • Ocean Freight
  • Rail Freight
  • TMS

Select Warehouse/DC Management Companies

  • Select All

  • 3PL Central
  • Apex Supply Chain Tech.
  • Honeywell Intelligrated
  • Kuebix
  • Legacy Supply Chain Svs.
  • Swisslog
  • Westfalia Technologies
  • Zebra Technologies


Select Relevent Categories

  • Auto ID & Data Capture
  • Automation
  • Conveyors & Sortation
  • Lift Trucks
  • Packaging & Labeling
  • Pallets & Containers
  • Shelving & Racking
  • WMS

Select Supply Chain Companies

  • Select All

  • 3Gtms
  • 3PL Central
  • Amber Road
  • Apex Supply Chain Tech.
  • APICS
  • BluJay Solutions
  • CSX Trans. Intermodal
  • Frontier Business
  • Kuebix
  • Landstar
  • Legacy Supply Chain Svs.
  • Logility
  • One Network
  • Purolator
  • Quintiq
  • SMC3
  • Synchrono
  • TAKE Supply Chain
  • Westfalia Technologies
  • Zebra Technologies


Select Relevent Categories

  • Global Trade
  • Inventory Management
  • Risk Management
  • Sustainability

Select Software/Technology Companies

  • Select All

  • 3GTMS
  • 3PL Central
  • Apex Supply Chain Tech.
  • BluJay Solutions
  • Honeywell Intelligrated
  • Frontier Business
  • Kuebix
  • Logility
  • One Network
  • Quintiq
  • SMC3
  • Swisslog Logistics
  • Synchrono
  • TAKE Supply Chain
  • Zebra Technologies


Select Relevent Categories

  • ERP
  • Sales & Operations
  • Sourcing/Procurement
  • Optimization
  • Transportation Mgmt
  • Warehouse Mgmt

Select Executive Education Choices

  • Select All

  • Graduate Courses
  • Online/Distance
  • Executive Education
  • Certifications
  • Undergraduate
  • Seminars
  • Associations
  • Conferences
  • Tradeshows


Select Third Party Logistics Companies

  • Select All

  • 3PL Central
  • Landstar
  • Legacy Supply Chain Svs.
  • Purolator
  • SEKO Logistics
  • Westfalia Technologies


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