TITLE

Breaking through the clutter

AUTHOR(S)
Adams, Doug
PUB. DATE
May 1999
SOURCE
Progressive Grocer;May99, Vol. 78 Issue 5, p51
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the breakthroughs in the process of development, manufacturing, distribution and marketing of products. Marketing tie-ins with motion pictures; Development of Collaborative Planning, Forecasting and Replenishment, a forecasting technology that can be used to predict demand; Scan-based trading in the direct-store delivery; Measurement of their effectiveness.
ACCESSION #
1860157

 

Related Articles

  • Improvement portfolio takes manufacturers from concept to execution. Sipes, Jeffrey W. // Indianapolis Business Journal;8/23/93, Vol. 14 Issue 21, p5B 

    Discusses the improvement portfolio of manufacturing companies. Categories; Characteristics; Rationale for improvement; Benefits; Need to conduct periodic review of improvement portfolio; Comparison with investment portfolio; Initiatives significant to goals of the company.

  • Product Rationalization. Panico, C. Richard // Global Cosmetic Industry;Jan2003, Vol. 171 Issue 1, p22 

    Discusses the use of product rationalization in order for business enterprises to achieve desired results in an optimal manner. Life cycle of products; Need for companies to understand the costs versus the value of current investments; Requirements for accomplishing product rationalization.

  • Should you assemble products before an order is received? Zinn, Walter // Business Horizons;Mar/Apr90, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p70 

    Discusses the merits of postponement or the delay in finalizing the configuration of a product until a customer order is received. Effectiveness of postponement; Types of postponement; Postponement opportunities; Measurement and implementation of postponement opportunities.

  • PDC Frameworks. Halpern, Marc // Computer-Aided Engineering;May2000, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p72 

    Comments on product definition and commerce (PDC) frameworks. Benefits of PDC frameworks to companies; Technical criteria in evaluating PDC frameworks; Significance of the need for PDC frameworks.

  • Who's governing the brand? Underhill, Rodney W. // Directors & Boards;Summer2001, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p13 

    Focuses on the concept of brand. Impact of brand on the asset of the company; Definition of brand; Consideration on the issues of brand stewardship; Correlation between broad stewardship and brand stewardship.

  • PRODUCT LINE DELETION AND SIMPLIFICATION: Tough but necessary decisions. Eckles, Robert W. // Business Horizons;Oct71, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p71 

    Weak-selling products create a burden of hidden costs, place heavy demands on a manager's time, and tie up production on short runs. The decision to delete them is often put off or made hastily. There appears to be a need for a system that can control the deletion process. This article describes...

  • The Evaluation of a Production Management System. Mayer, Raymond R. // Industrial Management;Mar/Apr82, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p7 

    Presents a checklist to evaluate the organization's production management system. Responsibilities of production managers; Requirements for effective planning and control of operations; Presence of quality assurance program in a production management system.

  • Quality management drives manufacturers. Herlihy, Jim // Grand Rapids Business Journal;2/19/96, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p15 

    Discusses the importance of quality management system for a company's product. Cost of quality; Competitive edge of companies with formal quality management systems; Significance of the ISO 9000 as quality management standards for manufacturing and service companies; Nature of the ISO 9000...

  • Seeking product-centric solutions. Piszczalski, Martin // Automotive Manufacturing & Production;Dec97, Vol. 109 Issue 12, p22 

    Provides information on product management in automobile production. Highlighting the need for greater product management due to the trend towards target pricing in automobile industry; Challenges faced by suppliers wishing to implement product-management systems in automobile manufacturing...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics