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Size: 1.22 MB, Version:1, Publication Date:10/2/2019
Stop being concerned about your Periodic Product Costing process. This process does not have to be complicated. Although many have implemented this functionality, they continue to struggle with how best to use the tools, how to Simulate and Freeze all or a subset of items, and how to set the timing for it.  

   What is Lean?

By Lisa Tran  
Size: 1.45 MB, Version:1, Publication Date:4/4/2018
What exactly is Lean? Lean is used in manufacturing facilities every day, but what does it mean in the office? What role do computer and software systems have and what are the benefits of Lean thinking? This article explains some of the processes and steps you can take to make your company more efficient, which will save valuable resources and time.  
Size: 2.91 MB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:7/5/2016
Lisa presents a case study on how her company achieved efficiency through a combination of Lean Manufacturing concepts, Kanban processes, and JDE manufacturing software. This includes photo illustrations of the warehouse configuration and how it works, then goes into the setup and processing on the JDE side of things, with screen shots of the process for guidance.  
Size: 2.77 MB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:3/30/2016
ETO involves some unique processes and requirements. This article discusses the various project phases - initiation, planning, execution, and close - and provides an overview of the various JDE modules that are involved. It then walks us through the steps required to set up ETO projects and carry them through to completion, including purchase orders, sales orders, costing, work orders, and ETO accounting.  
Size: 2 MB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:8/16/2011
PowerPoint presentation from the August 16th, 2011 webcast. Join us to hear a mix of hidden gems and best practices within JD Edwards Manufacturing, and get a look at some powerful functional offerings - even whole modules - that might be closer in reach than you think; the proverbial low-hanging fruit. Topics will be covered in areas including Product Definition, Shop Floor Management, Product Costing/Manufacturing Accounting, and Manufacturing Planning.  
Size: 31 MB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:8/16/2011
Zip file for the August 16th, 2011 recording. Please note--this is an MP4 file. You may need to update your video player or download Apple's QuickTime video player to view.  
Size: 1.06 MB, Version:1, Publication Date:2/28/2011
Get a quick overview of Worker Order with a chapter from our Manufacturing Training Manual.  
Size: 384 KB, Version:1, Publication Date:12/22/2010
Finally, a comprehensive guide to understanding the bill of material and routing types available in JDE Manufacturing, besides “M-type” (standard). In this article, Pat Martino lists and defines the various types for both BOMs and Item Routings, including examples of when you want to step out of the M-type box.  
Size: 372 KB, Version:1, Publication Date:4/30/2010
Let's see... on the one hand, I could use item substitution. On the other hand, I could just delete the old item off the BOM. Then on the other hand... Oh, wait. I only have two hands. You'll need more than two hands to consider the possibilities for retiring a component and replacing it on open BOMs. Pat Martino shows how to think this through without utterly confusing your MRP and while retaining item history. It's up to you, really, which way you choose, but at least now you'll have a basis for making the right call.  
Size: 402 KB, Version:1, Publication Date:9/22/2009
Sometimes it's those little known tips that can lead to bigger savings; and this article from our Manufacturing guru, Pat Martino, on Work Order Backflushing is a perfect example. As usual, Pat combines his extraordinary knowledge of JDE manufacturing software with his ability to recommend business process improvements. Whether it's to reduce overhead or more efficiently process work orders, this "beginner's" guide addresses your needs, and more.  
Size: 417 KB, Version:1, Publication Date:7/20/2009
What do you do when you have a duplicate demand problem, but running MRP to correct each problem is not an option, and MRP's standard net change approach won't fit the bill either? That was the problem Mike Wright and his team were challenged with--coming up with an MRP net change approach that was customized to meet their company's needs, but one that wasn't so loaded with custom code that it created a host of other problems. In this article, Mike documents the final solution, including code that you can adapt to meet your company's specific net change needs.  
Size: 748 KB, Version:1, Publication Date:3/9/2009
Would you like to know how to optimize container usage for incoming overseas shipments? I know I would! Elizabeth Neiman explains, based on her company's experience in transitioning from a very clunky manual process to a streamlined, automated process that's MRP-message driven. Allow her to demonstrate how a custom modification of standard JDE software resulted in better use of both container space and buyers' time.  
Size: 317 KB, Version:1, Publication Date:3/9/2009
Is it possible to use JD Edwards Process Manufacturing application in a discrete environment? Yes it is, says Pat Martino. In this article, Pat demonstrates how these capabilities can be used to complete different items to stock against a single work order, handle recoverable materials, and more. And remember, if you like the tips you read here, you can get a lot more great advice from Pat at any of his JDEtips University's Manufacturing workshops.  
Size: 152 KB, Version:1, Publication Date:2/6/2008
We've told you about our JDEtips Mastery Level Workshop on Implementing Lean in the EnterpriseOne and World Supply Chains. We've decided to show you just a little bit more so you can see if you are interested in this course, which is intended for Senior Management such as C-level executives, Vice-Presidents, Directors, Operations Managers,Controllers, Production Control/Materials Managers, and Application Managers. It is also beneficial for other staff with an interest in running lean, such as planners, shop floor managers, etc. While this brief section of our 400+ page workshop manual will not show you how to implement, it will give you a great overview of the concept.  
Size: 754 KB, Version:1, Publication Date:10/16/2007
How do you make a non-nettable item count in MRP, but not in Inventory Management or other applications? Pat Martino has the answer. This article provides the setup needed to take those un-seeable items and make them visible to those who need to be "in the know", while keeping the information hidden from the rest. So if your planning staff struggles with the effects of non-nettables, this is one tip that's sure to have them thanking you!  
Size: 356KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:5/24/2007
Do Distribution Kits offer too little to meet your business needs, while Configurator seems like overkill? Manufacturing Kits maybe just what you need. Barry Card presents some key points as to why you may want to consider Manufacturing Kits as an option, along with an overview of how they work, product costing, and some key tips to consider. He also provides the sequence for building Manufacturing Kits, once you’ve determined if this is the solution for you.  
Size: 838KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:7/21/2005
A summary of some of the enhancements in EnterpriseOne Shop Floor Management for 8.9 and 8.10. Pat Martino walks you through key processes while pointing out the improvements. Put on your walking shoes and get ready for the guided tour!  
Size: 276KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:7/21/2005
Okay, I have Manufacturing and I have Sales Order Configurator. I need some parts from one and some parts from the other, and I need them to work together. Can this be done? Thom Blake was faced with this challenge, and with a strong development team and dedicated business function team, a custom solution was the result. The solution is to allow the Sales Order Configurator to drive Manufacturing processes for unique, on-demand products. In short, you configure an item as a sales order is created, and this item is then converted into a standard manufactured and inventoried item.  
Size: 125 KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:5/1/2003
Most companies look at the supply chain in terms of what is happening inside the company and with their immediate customers and vendors. But to improve profitability in these tough economic times consider the entire extended supply chain. We sell to our customers who sell to distributors, who sell to retail outlets, who sell to the ultimate consumer. Our vendors buy from their vendors, who buy from their vendors who buy from the provider of raw materials. You get the picture. A lot has been written about the extended supply chain, much of it is full of cliché and hot air. Here's the real deal. Plus more to come...  
Size: 30 KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:1/1/2001
Keith is one of the leading experts in the use of JDE's Change Order Processing functionality. This White Paper gives you a clear, step-by-step, understanding of this topic. You'll also get a preview of the major Gotcha's to watch out for!  
Size: 60 KB, Version:1.0, Publication Date:1/1/2001
Need to understand the basics of Manufacturing terminology? David Mallory takes us to the mythical AWC company to learn how they manufacture widgets. If you are a Financial or Distribution type user, this White Paper will prove very useful.  

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