Cupertino, CA -- (SBWIRE) -- 01/20/2014 -- Ultriva (http://www.ultriva.com) empowers leading industrial, automotive, healthcare, aerospace, and defense businesses to operate more effectively and collaboratively by providing real time visibility and targeted actionable intelligence into inventory and material flows. Ultriva’s cloud-based platform leverages and seamlessly integrates with leading ERP and MRP systems, to deliver an end to end pull based replenishment model for a wide variety of industry sectors and enterprises such as ATK, CareFusion, Emerson, Ingersoll Rand, McKesson, Magellan, Regal Beloit, Thermo Fisher and more.
Ultriva recently explained how leading companies are establishing a Lean Supply Chain in a whitepaper featured in Supply Cain Brain, the world's most comprehensive supply chain management information resource. Readers will learn how leading companies are establishing a Lean Supply Chain and discovering what is a Lean Supply Chain, the critical factors to achieve it and the best practices. Business leaders will learn how the implementation of pull-based material replenishment systems, often referred to as Kanban, can help lean the supply chain. The whitepaper answers questions about the frequency of Kanban failing when extended beyond the four walls of the factory and improving communication and collaboration with suppliers and customers.
In addition to providing complete coverage of all fundamental supply chain principles, Supply Chain Brain identifies emerging trends, strategies and best practices, forward-thinking ideas, cutting-edge solutions, and the latest innovations.
Key Objectives of the whitepaper include:
- Real-time visibility for all trading partners
- Ease of collaboration
- Automated triggers for replenishment
- KPI’s and dashboards for managing supply chain performance
- Fail-safe processes to eliminate defects in procurement and receiving
- Consumption based replenishment such as electronic Kanban, VMI and Consigned Inventory
To read more, go to: http://www.supplychainbrain.com/content/nc/industry-verticals/industrial-manufacturing/single-article-page/article/the-lean-supply-chain/.
Narayan Laksham, CEO and founder of Ultriva commented, “We hope this whitepaper inspires you to take your supply chain to a new level by helping you extend lean methodologies beyond the four walls of the factory.” Few Commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) software solutions meet the requirements of Oracle users who turn to Ultriva’s Supply Chain Cloud solution, an Oracle Validated Integration solution. Ultriva is a privately held, growing software company based in Cupertino, California. Follow Ultriva on Twitter at @Ultriva.