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Road Map to Developing a Successful Tax Policy: Nine Critical Components
Sales and use tax compliance is serious business. To reduce your risk of facing a costly audit, you need to invest time and effort up-front by formulating a

procurement policy manual  systems — ERP, POS, eProcurement, tax systems, etc. — that impact transaction tax compliance. You may also have legacy systems in the mix, each with its own peculiarities. Applications may have been internally or externally developed, and may run internally or externally as well. The big questions are: how do you get information out of these systems, what do you have to do to the extracted data in terms of manipulation, and how do you document the process? Backing up this process with a tax policy

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Sales and Operations Planning Part Two: Common Scenarios


The nature of an S&OP game plan depends on several factors, such as the need to anticipate demand and the item's primary source of supply. Consideration of these factors can be illustrated with four common scenarios. This is an excerpt from the book Managing Your Supply Chain Using Microsoft Navision.

procurement policy manual  production orders. Production and procurement activities are driven by existing production orders and by suggestions for new production orders. Planning calculations help formulate a realistic game plan by identifying potential material and capacity constraints. A planning worksheet identifies potential material constraints related to the end-item and its manufactured and purchased components. For example, the worksheet indicates an unrealistic rescheduling suggestion when the due date is earlier than Read More

Sales and Operations Planning Part Three: Game Plan Guidelines


Effective game plans lead to improved firm performance and bottom line results. Metrics include reductions in stock-outs, delivery lead-time, missed shipments, partial shipments, expediting efforts, and improvements in customer service. This is an excerpt from the book Managing Your Supply Chain Using Microsoft Navision.

procurement policy manual  it is assumed that procurement will ensure timely delivery of purchased material so that manufacturing can meet production schedules. It is assumed distribution will make on-time shipments because sales made valid delivery promises and procurement and production are working to plan. An unmanageable number of exceptions will impact this underlying assumption and the usefulness of coordination tools. Reducing Exceptions Requiring Expediting . The intent of near-term schedule stability, valid delivery Read More

SAP Bolsters NetWeaver's MDM Capabilities Part Four: SAP and A2i


The A2i acquisition will in the short term bring together two complementary e-commerce products that should help retailers, manufacturers, and suppliers manage and sell their products to other companies and customers on-line.

procurement policy manual  and even sourcing and procurement. None of these can be dealt with successfully without knowing what and from whom one is buying. However, without PCM functionality delivered in unison with PLM solutions, changes to product information outside of the catalog do not automatically update the catalog, since PLM should control product content throughout its life cycle, ensuring that all product content is current and accurate wherever it exists within the organization and its supply chain. This is Part Four Read More

Can ERP Meet Your eBusiness Needs? Part Three: The Effect of eBusiness on Your Business


The ability to market and sell to expanding markets can easily exceed a company's ability to fulfill the demand along with the expectations that are generated.

procurement policy manual  strategy. The purchasing or procurement modules of ERP systems have long been modeled after how purchasing departments have operated for decades. Purchase requisitions go through a series of approvals. The automation of this requisitioning and approval process will vary between companies and between ERP systems, but ultimately the requisitions are funneled to the buyers of the purchasing department. Buyers are not only involved in vendor selection and negotiation, but also in the placement and Read More

Ariba Reaches Out To The Little Guy


Electronic procurement wunderkind Ariba presents its strategy for selling to small and medium-sized businesses.

procurement policy manual  Exchange is an internet procurement application based on the company's Ariba Network, which brings together vendors and services into a single purchasing portal. ORMX is a version of Ariba's buyer-side procurement application that is designed for application service providers (ASP's), who will offer it on a subscription basis. Market Impact These announcements are important in three ways. First, by simplifying its buyer-side features, Ariba moves into a fragmented market that does not have a clear Read More

'Collaborative Commerce': ERP, CRM, e-Procurement, and SCM Unite! A Series Study


Now in 2001, the catchphrase is 'Collaborative Commerce', where we unite all of the elements of ERP, CRM, E-Procurement, and SCM into one coherent system within and between organizations. This is the stuff system integrators dream of.

procurement policy manual  Collaborative Commerce': ERP, CRM, e-Procurement, and SCM Unite! A Series Study 'Collaborative Commerce': ERP, CRM, e-Procurement, and SCM Unite! A Series Study R. Garland - September 13, 2001 Introduction  In the early 90's, ERP came of age. Everyone had to have the functionality ERP packages promised. Since then, as Web and Internet technologies have matured, CRM on the front end, and e-Procurement and Supply Chain Management on the back end, have come into their own. Now in 2001, the catchphrase is Read More

Procurement Outsourcing: 10 Things Companies Really Want to Know


Procurement Outsourcing: The 10 Things Companies Really Want to Know draws upon recent discussions with dozens of companies that are exploring outsourcing services. Jason Gilroy and colleagues draw upon their years of procurement expertise to provide answers to common questions surrounding the outsourcing of procurement services.

procurement policy manual  Really Want to Know Procurement Outsourcing: The 10 Things Companies Really Want to Know draws upon recent discussions with dozens of companies that are exploring outsourcing services. Jason Gilroy and colleagues draw upon their years of procurement expertise to provide answers to common questions surrounding the outsourcing of procurement services. Read More

Oracle Fusion Procurement: The New Standard for Supply Management


Using technology to improve procurements is not new. Unfortunately, conventional approaches have treated analytics as a discrete discipline, required extensive investment in end-­user training, and failed to account for the real-­world challenges of business interruptions. Oracle Fusion Procurement is different. It drives results by providing unprecedented insight to all users. Its revolutionary approach to business intelligence and process automation sets the new standard and fundamentally changes the way procurement professionals work. Download the data sheet and get the product’s key features.

procurement policy manual  business interruptions. Oracle Fusion Procurement is different. It drives results by providing unprecedented insight to all users. Its revolutionary approach to business intelligence and process automation sets the new standard and fundamentally changes the way procurement professionals work. Download the data sheet and get the product’s key features. Read More

Commerce One Goes High, Wide and PeopleSoft


E-procurement powerhouse Commerce One creates business-to-business marketplaces in Canada and Latin America It has also launched a phalanx of portals in partnership with PeopleSoft.

procurement policy manual  range of initiatives in E-procurement. Continuing in its apparent strategy to dominate E-procurement outside of the United States (See TEC News Analysis article: Commerce One to Procure for the Antipodes...and Elsewhere ), the company will partner with TD Bank Financial Group (NYSE/TSE: TD) to build an electronic marketplace and trading portal in Canada. TD Bank Financial Group is a Canadian firm that has already developed a number of Internet-based businesses. TD will manage the new marketplace and Read More

Software Services: Growing Clean Tech Opportunities


This report discusses the policy and business drivers of "clean tech," and the development of the clean tech sector in terms of business models, globalization, technological diffusion, and growth. The emphasis on clean tech has increased in recent years due to international concerns about the economic impact of climate change caused by GHG (largely CO2) emissions from energy production and consumption. This report examines government policies in different economies, and focuses on clean tech opportunities for software services such as measurement and monitoring, platform efficiency software, mitigation software, system integration, and managed services consulting.

procurement policy manual  Services: Growing Clean Tech Opportunities This report discusses the policy and business drivers of clean tech, and the development of the clean tech sector in terms of business models, globalization, technological diffusion, and growth. The emphasis on clean tech has increased in recent years due to international concerns about the economic impact of climate change caused by GHG (largely CO2) emissions from energy production and consumption. This report examines government policies in different Read More

Let’s Be Frank: It Was A Very Good Quarter For E-Procurement


The word 'profitability': is being bandied about as some e-procurement vendors show continued growth.

procurement policy manual  Very Good Quarter For E-Procurement Let’s Be Frank: It Was A Very Good Quarter For E-Procurement D. Geller - November 13, 2000 Event Summary Financial announcements from the end of their most recent quarters had a number of e-procurement vendors singing happily. Figures 1 and 2 both show the revenues for four leading pure-play companies: Ariba (NASDAQ: ARBA) Clarus Corporation (NASDAQ: CLRS) Commerce One (NASDAQ: CMRC) Purchase Pro (NASDAQ: PPRO) Figure 1 also shows the percentage increase over the Read More

Credit Accounting Firm with E-procurement Initiative


Top accountant and auditor PricewaterhouseCoopers creates an E-purchasing marketplace and portal.

procurement policy manual  Capabilities of the underlying procurement software Ease of integration with existing back-end, legacy or ERP systems Ease of integration with other marketplaces Likely financial stability and viability of the marketplace Experience of other users, including ease of use and speed of delivery These factors must be determined for every candidate marketplace or E-procurement company. Read More

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Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) RFI/RFP Template


Design, Sourcing, Procurement, Fulfillment, Manufacturing, Settlement, Utilities, Infrastructure, Product Technology

procurement policy manual  RFI/RFP Template Design, Sourcing, Procurement, Fulfillment, Manufacturing, Settlement, Utilities, Infrastructure, Product Technology Read More