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Conference to Feature Innovative Software Solutions

Published: Monday, September 20, 2004 - 22:00

More than 100 leading providers of software for supply chain management, manufacturing execution systems, MRP/ERP, logistics and materials management will attend the 2004 APICS International Conference and Exposition in San Diego.

The conference will take place Oct. 10-13 and include product demonstrations on Oct. 11 and 12. Featured session leaders include:

  • Sudipta Bhattacharya, SAP Inc. vice president of manufacturing application solutions, will discuss the effect of supply-delivery cycle times on stock inventory.
  • Mike Dempsey, Red Prairie Corp. product strategist, will speak on the pressures of compliance and competitive positioning.
  • Les Wyatt, PeopleSoft Enterprises vice president and general manager, will demonstrate how to best line up plants and warehouses to accommodate evolving RFIF standards.
  • Rob Leonard, Workbrain Inc. area vice president, will explain how workforce management systems help manufacturers effectively allocate their resources.
  • Dennie Norman, SAS strategist, will offer solutions to help companies become more efficient and reduce inventory.

For more information, visit www.apics.org.

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