2021 December

Posts made in December, 2021

Make-To-Order: The Future of Supply Chain

  Many organizations find that their customers want more than just off-the-shelf products. Customers are asking for the ability to order products that are customized for their needs. This customer demand coupled with supply chain disruptions and a need to drive down costs has prompted many manufacturers to consider a make-to-order (MTO) production strategy. The MTO […]

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Are You Ready for a Recall?

  Thousands of products are recalled every year, and they impact every industry. They are a fact of life that manufacturing companies continually face. The chance that a recall will hit your company is high. How do you reduce your risk? Continual process improvement is a significant way a company can reduce its recall risk. […]

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Data Loaders not affected by Log4j Vulnerabilities

  A flaw in the Apache Log4j, a Java library for error messages logging in many applications, has a severity score of 10 out of 10. It is the highest-profile vulnerability on the internet right now. Any device running Apache Log4J, versions 2.0 to 2.14.1., is at risk if exposed to the internet. NCSC notes […]

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New Data Loader for QAD: DRP Workbench

Expected Release Date: February 2022 If your company has multiple distribution centers and is using or planning to use QAD Distribution Requirements Planning (DRP), you’ll be happy to know we’re currently developing the DRP Workbench Data Loader (12.17.21). Our DRP Workbench helps you manage distribution orders to multiple manufacturing facilities more efficiently, enabling you to […]

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