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AEB International

AEB International

How Data Accuracy in Your ERP Impacts Supply Chain Planning

With the seismic disruptions caused by COVID-19, many companies are looking for ways to automate and streamline their business processes and data. One way they are looking to do this is through the implementation of ERP systems. And the numbers are staggering, with Thomasnet estimating that during the COVID-19 crisis that started in March, industrial searches for ERP shot up 278% compared to Q1.

But there is a big difference between searching for a solution and implementing best in class software. While ERP systems can help pave the way to better data management, data accuracy is a critical concern at deployment and maintains its importance ongoing as the system comes online.


Dangers of Data Inaccuracy

Like all software deployments, ERP systems must rely on accurate ...  >>

Models and algorithms for integrated production and distribution problems.
Article published in Computers & Industrial Engineering 154 (2021)   Authors Vincenzo Bo (a), Marco Bortolini (b), Enrico Malaguti (c), Michele Monaci (c), Cristina Mora (b), Paolo Paronuzzi (c). (a) Plannet S.r.l., Via Pier Carlo Cadoppi 4/6, I-42124 Reggio nell’Emilia, Italy (b) DIN  >>

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Supply chain E-learning

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News & Trends

Last update 9 Jul 2021
UK manufacturing sees input costs and selling prices rise at record rates in June
   Source: Markit /CIPS UK Manufacturing PMI   -  IHS Markit
United Kingdom 

Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals

Even industries driven by the strictest safety and environmental regulations are capable of reducing their costs. Our solutions improve each phase of the chemical logistics supply chain, to increase your supply chain performance, improve predictability and mitigate potential problems before they arise. B...

Good AI vs. Bad AI

Blue Yonder and WMG, University of Warwick recently released a report exploring the digital readiness of today’s retail supply chains with only 15% of global retailers reporting prescriptive or autonom...


Local & Regional Agenda

Italpizza: Supply Chain digital transformation for the Italian leader in frozen pizza Italpizza

Company Italpizza was founded in 1991 in Castello di Serravalle, a small town over the “colli”, the hills surrounding Bologna, where in a few years has become the Italian leading company specialized in the...

In Pricing, Success Breeds Success

A.T. Kearney's Pricing Full Potential (PFP) Analyzer does the heavy lifting when it comes to pricing. The more market power you have, the more you can still gain from your pricing strategy.In the summer of 2013, A.T. Kea...